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The firing of a Penn State athletics official was connected to the investigation into the child sexual abuse case at the university, said two persons familiar with the situation.
Near the center of Penn State's brick-filled campus sprawls the Lasch Football Building. A city unto itself, the complex includes three full-size football fields, a 13,000-square-foot weight room and a locker room the university describes as "massive." Into that locker room strode Mike McQueary, then a 28-year-old graduate assistant coach, on March 1, 2002, to drop off a pair of sneakers and grab recruiting tapes.
At 1:45 a.m. Thursday, Pat Daugherty hunched over a broom in the middle of College Avenue and tried to sweep away reminders of the sadness heaped on this village in Happy Valley.
Two top Penn State officials charged with covering up allegations of an explosive child-sex abuse scandal stepped down late Sunday after an emergency meeting of the university's Board of Trustees.
Two top Penn State officials charged with covering up allegations of an explosive child-sex abuse scandal related to former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky stepped down late Sunday after an emergency meeting of the university's Board of Trustees.