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Joe Paterno's son on allegation his father covered up for Jerry Sandusky in 1976: 'Bunk'

Joe Paterno's son on allegation his father covered up for Jerry Sandusky in 1976: 'Bunk'

The son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno spoke out Friday against a newly surfaced allegation that his father did nothing after a child reported he had been molested by then-assistant coach Jerry Sandusky in 1976.

Scott Paterno wrote Friday morning on Twitter that the claim, which appeared Thursday in a court order in a case involving Penn State and an insurance company, is "bunk" and that media reports of it represent "a new low in irresponsibility."

"It would be great if everyone waited to see the substance of the allegation before they assume it's true," he wrote. "Because it's...

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