Ex-Penn St. coach Joe Paterno dies

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THIS CORRECTS THE DATE TO JAN. 1, 1983, NOT JAN. 2 - FILE - In this Jan. 1, 1983 file photo, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno celebrates as he is carried off the field after a 27-23 victory against Georgia in the Sugar Bowl,  to claim the national championship, at the Superdome in New Orleans. Paterno say he plans to retire at the end of the season, his long and illustrious career brought down because he failed to do all he could about an allegation of child sex abuse against a former assistant.  (AP Photo/File)

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Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has died, his family confirmed Sunday, Jan. 22. He was 85. On January 21, Joe Paterno's doctors said the former Penn State coach's condition had become "serious" after he experienced complications from lung cancer. (AP)

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