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Case Shatters Penn State's 'Happy Valley' Image

Some experts see parallels to the abuse scandal that rocked the Catholic Church. "Sometimes it's very difficult for individuals in power to accept that a person they may know personally, or as part of the faculty or church, could be committing these very serious crimes," one psychologist said.
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Penn State's Paterno Announces His Retirement

Legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno announced his retirement Wednesday, as his football program continues to be rocked by allegations of child sex abuse and cover up.
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Ridpath Discusses Ethics In College Sports

Robert Siegel speaks to Dave Ridpath, an assistant professor of sports administration at Ohio University. Ridpath, a former Division 1 wrestling coach and assistant athletic director at Marshall University, has called the current system of college sports "broken." He says that the current scandal at Penn State is the most extreme example of a college sports system that protects teams at all costs.
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Co-Author Of Accused Penn State Coach's Book Calls News 'Disheartening'

Touched: The Jerry Sandusky Story, came out in 2001. Co-author Kip Richeal says he never saw Sandusky do anything inappropriate with young boys.
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Penn State Coach Paterno To Retire, Says 'I Wish I Had Done More'

The coach's decision to leave at the end of the season comes amid a scandal that has rocked Penn State and college football. A former assistant coach has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing young boys. In a statement, the 84-year-old Paterno said, "I wish I had done more."

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