Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno to Retire at End of Season

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

Legendary Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno has decided to retire at the end of this season, following the sex abuse scandal of his former defense coordinator Jerry Sandusky. Paterno came under fire for not reporting the allegations to police after another assistant coach told Paterno that he saw Sandusky assault a boy in a shower. Instead, Paterno simply reported it to his superiors at the school. The Associated Press has more on the end of an era at Penn State: