Latest News Wires Paterno family sues NCAA: Will the judge throw out the case?

The Paterno family — joined by university staff and athletes — allege breach of contract, contract interference, defamation, civil conspiracy, and commercial disparagement.

By , Associated Press

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A Pennsylvania judge said Tuesday he would decide later whether to allow a lawsuit against the NCAA filed by the family of longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and others to go forward. After hearing more than three hours of arguments, Judge John B. Leete said he planned to issue a written opinion but did not say when.