Joe Paterno's job status is iffy at best

Students rallied late into the night outside the

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Students rallied late into the night outside the home of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno on Tuesday night, Nov. 8, 2011, in State College, Pa. Videojournalist: Jim Baumbach

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno's ultra-successful 46-year run as Penn State's football coach is on tenuous footing in the wake of the child sex-abuse scandal involving his former assistant coach that has rocked the university community.

Amid a New York Times report Tuesday that university officials were preparing for Paterno's exit, the 84-year-old still attended an afternoon practice...

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