Shocking college sports scandals

POSTED: 2:42 PM PST November 9, 2011    UPDATED: 7:10 AM PDT October 9, 2012 

Jerry Sandusky is being sentenced on child sex abuse charges today. Check out other shocking sports scandals from recent decades.

Joe Paterno
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After much public pressure, football coach Joe Paterno resigned amid allegations that he could have done more to bring the abuse to light. The day after this announcement, he was fired by telephone. Paterno died in January 2012.

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