Joe Paterno's job status is iffy at best

Students rallied late into the night outside the

advertisement | advertise on newsday

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...

Continue Reading

Already a Newsday or Optimum customer ?

Get unlimited digital access $1 for 4 Weeks

$0.99/Week Thereafter

Enter your email address to subscribe to Newsday's Sports Now newsletter

Sign up

By clicking Sign up, you agree to our privacy policy.

Comments now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy policy.