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Penn State administrators admit guilt

Penn State administrators admit guilt

Two former Penn State administrators accused of covering up child sexual abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky pleaded guilty to reduced charges Monday, more than five years after the scandal rocked the university and led to the downfall of football coach Joe Paterno.

Tim Curley, a 62-year-old former athletic director, and Gary Schultz, 67, a one-time vice president, could get up to five years in prison for misdemeanor child endangerment.

No sentencing date was set.

They struck a deal in which prosecutors in Harrisburg, Pa., dropped three felony charges of child endangerment and conspiracy that carried up to seven years each.

Former Penn State president...