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Joe Paterno, Graham Spanier removed

Updated: November 10, 2011, 8:13 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against a former assistant coach.

The massive shakeup Wednesday night came hours after Paterno announced that he planned to retire at the end of his 46th season, but the outcry following the arrest of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky on molestation charges proved too much for the board to ignore.

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