Nittany Lions

January 22, 2012 - 2:26pm
Ex-Penn State football coach loses battle with lung cancer

The winningest football coach in NCAA Division I history passed away early today at the Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College, Pa. Joe Paterno coached the Penn State football team for 46 seasons and won 409 games. He was fired by the school two months ago amid a child sex abuse scandal. He was 85 years old.