Penn State Football: The Biggest Scandal in Sports History
Forget all-time baseball hit king Pete Rose, figure skater Tanya Harding, and former NBA referee Tim Donaghy. Forget the 1919 Chicago Black Sox, the 1950 CCNY basketball team, the SMU Mustang football teams of the early 1980s, or the recent Ohio State and Miami football incidents.
Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Fired Amidst Scandal
The Penn State Board of Trustees announced Thursday it is firing longtime football coach Joe Paterno, as well as university president Graham Spanier. Both officials are accused of not reporting to police knowledge of sexual abuses against children by a member of their staff.