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NCAA restores wins to Penn State, Joe Paterno
NCAA restores wins to Penn State, Joe Paterno

Joe Paterno once again is the winningest coach in major college football history. The NCAA board of governors and the Penn State board approved Friday a settlement with Penn State that restores mores than 100 football victories for the Nittany Lions, thus putting the late Paterno back on top of the coaching ranks with 409 wins. The 112 victories -- 111 of which came under Paterno -- were vacated as part of a 2012 consent decree that imposed sanctions on Penn State in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. Sandusky was a longtime assistant coach for Paterno. Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman and state Treasurer Rob McCord sued the NCAA over the...

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