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Paterno should have known better

Updated: November 16, 2011, 9:32 AM ET
By Roderick MacLeish | Special to ESPN The Magazine

This story appears in the Nov. 28 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

Was Joe Paterno reading the newspapers in 2002?

Did he watch any TV news that year -- the same year in which he, along with Penn State AD Tim Curley, senior VP Gary Schultz and president Graham Spanier, failed to tell police about the alleged rape of a 10-year-old boy by former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky in the school's showers? If he and his colleagues had been paying attention, they would ...

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