Latest News Wires Joe Paterno left a legacy of football records and scandal

Penn State's Joe Paterno, who died Sunday, won more football games than any other major college coach. But his reputation was tarred by the child sex abuse scandal that brought his career to a stunning end.

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Happy Valley was perfect for Joe Paterno, a place where "JoePa" knew best, where he not only won more football games than any other major college coach, but won them the right way: with integrity and sportsmanship. A place where character came first, championships second.