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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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Coach Joe Paterno's Future In Question At Penn State

The Penn State Board of Trustees says it will appoint a special committee to investigate a child sex abuse scandal. This is the case that engulfed the university, its football program and coach Joe Paterno. Former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is accused of repeatedly sexually abusing young boys over a 15-year period, sometimes in the Penn State locker room.
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NBA Owners Offer Players A Take-It-Or-Leave It Deal

Wednesday is the deadline NBA Commissioner David Stern has given players to accept the deal on the table. It offers players up to 51 percent of their annual basketball-related income. If not accepted, Stern has threatened to go back to an early, lesser offer.

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