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A statue of Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno is seen outside of Beaver Stadium on November 8, 2011 in University Park, Pennsylvania. Amid allegations that former assistant Jerry Sandusky was involved with child sex abuse, Joe Paterno's weekly news conference was canceled about an hour before it was scheduled to occur. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

5 Scandals In College Athletics That Damaged Universities

We take a look at five college athletics scandals to damage a university’s reputation.

08/27/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 13: Head Coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys on the sidelines during a game against the Washington Redskins at AT&T Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys defeated the Redskins 31-16. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Coaching Carousel Already At Full Speed

There are some teams that have already sent out signals that their coaching staffs are not safe once the current NFL season is over, and it has a lot of people on edge. There is also one college coach that was looking ahead to a possible NFL job by making sure his contract didn’t keep him in one place.

12/23/2013

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse following his child sexual abuse trial on June 18, 2012 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.  Sandusky is charged with 52 criminal counts of alleged sexual abuse of children. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

California Laws Respond To Penn State Sex Scandal

Coaches and administrators in California’s K-12 schools, and all higher education employees, will be required to report suspected child sexual abuse under a pair of bills signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2012

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Blue Ribbon To Go On Penn State Helmets

Penn State football players will have a blue ribbon on the back of their helmets to show support for child abuse victims.

08/23/2012

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Report: Penn State RB Silas Redd Meeting With USC On Thursday

One very notable face was missing from the group of Penn State players who pledged their commitment to the program on Wednesday. Junior running back Silas Redd was thought to be absent from the group while on the way to Big Ten media days in Chicago. Three Nittany Lions will be in attendance at the event, but Redd will not be one of them.

07/26/2012

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NCAA Fines Penn State $60M, Wins Vacated From ’98-11 In Sandusky Scandal

The NCAA slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties Monday, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno’s victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2012

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Keidel: Penn State’s Peril

It’s with some, solemn pride that I say that I’ve been a de facto voice of the Joe Paterno opposition.

07/22/2012

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, leaves court in handcuffs after being convicted in his child sex abuse trial at the Centre County Courthouse on June 22, 2012 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. The jury found Sandusky guilty on 45 of 48 counts in the sexual abuse trial of the former Penn State assistant football coach, who was charged with sexual abuse of 10 boys over a 15-year period.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Report: Penn St. Officials Concealed Sex Abuse

Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials hushed up child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago for fear of bad publicity, allowing Sandusky to prey on other youngsters, according to a scathing internal report issued Thursday on the scandal.

07/12/2012

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Memorabilia, Jewelry Stolen From OC Home Of Former NFL Player John Cappalletti

Authorities are investigating a break-in at the home of former NFL player John Cappelletti.

01/31/2012

State College Reacts To News Of Joe Paterno's Death

Nike’s CEO Phil Knight Defends Paterno At Service

Crediting him with building not just better athletes but better men, former Penn State football stars and others paid tribute to Joe Paterno in a huge campus memorial service Thursday that exposed a strong undercurrent of anger over his firing.

01/26/2012

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Family: Paterno In Serious Condition

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno is in serious condition after experiencing health complications from lung cancer.

01/21/2012

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Sandusky Speaks, Denies Allegations

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky said Joe Paterno never spoke to him about any suspected misconduct with minors, The New York Times reported Saturday.

12/03/2011

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SoCal Lawmaker Wants To Require College Coaches To Report Sex Abuse Charges

A Southland lawmaker unveiled proposed legislation on Wednesday that would protect kids at California colleges from sexually abusive coaches.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/23/2011

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Rose Bowl Would Accept Penn St. With ‘Open Arms’

The chief administrative officer of the Rose Bowl says if Penn State wins the Big Ten title, the Nittany Lions will be free to play in the top-tier postseason game as far as he’s concerned.

11/17/2011

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Ex-PSU Grad Assistant Matt Paknis On WFAN: Paterno Knows Everything

NEW YORK (WFAN) – A former child-abuse victim himself, former football grad assistant Matt Paknis believes Joe Paterno knew about Jerry Sandusky’s alleged sexual abuse against children years ago. Paknis joined WFAN’s Mike Francesa on […]

11/15/2011

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