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2011

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Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is arrested and charged with more than 50 counts of child sexual abuse of 10 boys who were part of his Second Mile organization for troubled youths. Penn State vice president Gary Schultz and athletic director Tim Curley face charges of obstruction, child endangerment and conspiracy to cover up Sandusky's crimes. Penn State's Board of Trustees fires legendary coach Joe Paterno, who passed Eddie Robinson for most wins weeks earlier and planned to retire at season's end, as well as university president Graham Spanier.