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Measured, but no less damning

Paterno family response to Freeh report raises wide-ranging, troubling questions

Updated: February 10, 2013, 10:00 AM ET
By Don Van Natta Jr. | ESPN.com

Joe Paterno's legacy was shredded by a damning 267-page report that concluded the Penn State coach had placed his vaunted football program above the safety of children preyed upon by a serial child sexual predator. Last July, the late coach's wife, Sue, and their children were devastated by the Freeh report's conclusions and by how quickly the man they loved was condemned by millions of Americans as a fraud.

Sunday, the Paternos struck back by releasing a damning report of their own. Titled ...

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