FALL OF A LEGEND: What Newspaper Front Pages Are Saying About Joe Paterno's Collapse

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The Penn State board of trustees fired Joe Paterno last night, effective immediately.

After coaching for more than 60 years at Penn State, Paterno’s legend has fallen.

Papers across Pennsylvania, and across the country, dedicated front pages to the collapse.

The Citizens' Voice in Wilkes Barre

The Courier Times in Levittown

The Daily American in Somerset

The Erie Times News in Erie

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Reading Eagle

The Patriot News in Harrisburg

The Philadelphia Daily News

The Pocono Record

Here's a paper from Omaha, Neb. Nebraska travels to play the Nittany Lions this Saturday

The Star Ledger in NJ even went with a full page spread

And the New York Times featured it too

The Washington Post put it mid-way down the page

From legend, to scandal

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