November 9, 2011
Penn State football coach Joe Paterno leaves the Louis and Mildred Lasch Football Building on the school campus in State College, Pa., Tuesday Nov. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Joe Paterno, the Penn State football coach who preached success with honor for half a century but whose legend was shattered by a child sex abuse scandal, said Wednesday he will retire at the end of this season.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — A person familiar with the decision says Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has decided to retire at the end of the season.