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Paterno was worst, not best, example

Coach once famous for winning the right way exposed as NCAA's No. 1 fraud

Updated: July 23, 2012, 4:40 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

This was a phone interview a few years before investigators started looking at a football coach named Jerry Sandusky, and Joe Paterno was on the line to reveal for the first time that yes, he had considered leaving Penn State to save the Miami Hurricanes from themselves.

Miami was scarred and worn down from all the investigations and scandals, and a trustee at the school had told the Good Father of Division I athletics he could name his price if he agreed to coach the Canes.

"I did ...

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