Why Phil Knight changed his opinion on Joe Paterno

Phil Knight, cofounder of Nike, changed his opinion after hearing the Paterno family's rebuttal to the claims that Coach Joe Paterno knowingly allowed Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse of children to continue.

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    Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach convicted of sexually abusing boys, leaves the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. on Dec. 13, 2011. Longtime coach Joe Paterno has been accused of turning a blind eye to the abuse, but Nike chairman Phil Knight said Monday that he no longer believes that.
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