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Should Have Kept Your Eyes on the Kids, Joe [OPINION]

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Former Boston Red Sox Clubhouse Manager Involved in New Child Abuse Scandal

After the recent Penn State and Syracuse abuse scandals, allegations about another team official have surfaced, this time on the pro level involving a former Red Sox clubhouse manager. Donald Fitzpatrick, who died in 2005, worked for the Red Sox in the early 1990s. An accuser has claimed that Fitzpatrick sexually assaulted him in the clubhouse restroom when the accuser was 16 years old.

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Jerry Sandusky Tells Bob Costas ‘I Shouldn’t Have Showered With Those Kids’ [VIDEO]

Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State football coach charged with 40 counts of child sex abuse, broke his silence Monday night about the scandal that lead to the firing of head coach Joe Paterno and three other university officials.

In a phone interview with Bob Costas on NBC’s ‘Rock Center With Brian Williams,’ Sandusky said, “I have horsed around with kids, I have showered after workouts. I have hugged them, and I have touched their legs without intent of sexual contact,” but declared himself innocent of the abuse charges.

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Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno watches his final team practice. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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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.

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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.

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Penn State Head Coach Joe Paterno Could Lose His Job in Wake of Sex Scandal

Legendary coach Joe Paterno may be in his final days on the sidelines at Penn State, according to The New York Times.

The report cites two unnamed sources close to the PSU Board of Trustees who say that, while the exact timing and manner of his exit is still being discussed, it is clear that Paterno will not be back to coach the Nittany Lions next season.

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Could University of Miami Face ‘Death Penalty’ Over Booster Scandal?

The scandal involving University of Miami athletes who reportedly accepted gifts from boosters continues to unfold, with possible sanctions on the horizon. It’s quite possibly the “most egregious, widespread and long-lasting disregard for NCAA rules and regulations ever.”

NCAA president Mark Emmert is floating the idea — though he didn’t speak directly about Miami — of imposing the so-called ‘death penalty’ on the most blatant offenders. The death penalty means a school cannot compete in a specific sport for at least one year. Southern Methodist University became the first college football program to get the death penalty when it served a two-year ban during the 1980s. Miami could become the second.

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