July 12, 2012 7:52 AM

Paterno's disgraceful legacy

The facts are out, and deceased Penn State football coach Joe Paterno now stands convicted in the public eyes of protecting a child abuser. That's the most sobering finding coming out in [news stories](http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/13/sports/ncaafootball/13pennstate.html?_r=1&hp) about former FBI director and federal Judge [Louis Freeh's report](http://thefreehreportonpsu.com/), released today

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