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Scandal culture snagged Paterno
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In a bracing understatement, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, 84, uttered a tragic epitaph to his abruptly ended legendary career, "With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more." He is not alone. The legendary coach could have done more to protect children when he heard back in 2002 that now-former defense coach Jerry Sandusky had been seen in the act of sodomizing a ten-year-old boy in the team's locker room showers, according to a state grand jury report.