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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 1973 file photo, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, right, looks at the Lambert trophy in New York, along with Penn State's Robert J. Scannell, Dean of the College of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, and Edward M. Czekaj, director of Athletics. Paterno say he plans to retire at the end of the season, his long and illustrious career brought down because he failed to do all he could about an allegation of child sex abuse against a former assistant. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 1973 file photo, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, right, looks at the Lambert trophy in New York, along with Penn State's Robert J. Scannell, Dean of the College of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, and Edward M. Czekaj, director of Athletics. Paterno say he plans to retire at the end of the season, his long and illustrious career brought down because he failed to do all he could about an allegation of child sex abuse against a former assistant. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)

Ex-Penn St. coach Joe Paterno dies

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has died, his family confirmed Sunday, Jan. 22. He was 85. On January 21, Joe Paterno's doctors said the former Penn State coach's condition had become "serious" after he experienced complications from lung cancer. (AP)