Penn State's long-time winning football coach, Joe Paterno has died at age 85. Coach Paterno lead more Penn State teams to victory than any other major-college football coach, becoming an icon at Penn State University.
He became the symbol of integrity in collegiate athletics, only to be fired last year following a child sexual-abuse scandal which shocked college football fans all over the US.
Previously, there had been rumors spreading throughout the Internet, where
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