Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Fired Amidst Scandal
The Penn State Board of Trustees announced Thursday it is firing longtime football coach Joe Paterno, as well as university president Graham Spanier. Both officials are accused of not reporting to police knowledge of sexual abuses against children by a member of their staff.
New Mexico Coach Mike Locksley Fired After Latest Loss, Off-Field Incident
Mike Locksley, whose 33 months as New Mexico’s head coach have been marked by failures both on and off the field, became the first coach to be fired in 2011 after another off-field incident and another embarrassing loss.