Paterno fired over child-abuse scandal

Penn State board of trustees announces the firing of university president Graham Spanier and football coach Joe Paterno.

In this Oct. 5, 2010, file photo, Penn State coach Joe Paterno leaves Beaver Stadium after his weekly NCAA college football news conference in State College, Pa. Every Tuesday during the fall, Paterno ambled into the media room at Beaver Stadium, settled into his seat and held court. (AP Photo/Pat Little, File)

In this Oct. 5, 2010, file photo, Penn State coach Joe Paterno leaves Beaver Stadium after his weekly NCAA college football news conference in State College, Pa. Every Tuesday during the fall, Paterno ambled into the media room at Beaver Stadium, settled into his seat and held court. (AP Photo/Pat Little, File)

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