Shocking college sports scandals

POSTED: 3:42 PM Nov 09 2011   UPDATED: 12:05 PM Mar 12 2012

Take a look at a list of notable college sports scandals.

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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