Penn State Fans Cheer Paterno; Temple Fans Turn Away

September 19, 2016

At Saturday's football game at Pennsylvania State University, the university played videos that honored the career of the late Joe Paterno on the 50th anniversary of when he became head football coach. In recent weeks, many outside Penn State have criticized the university's plans to honor Paterno, citing his failure to intervene to stop Jerry Sandusky, one of his top assistants, from abusing boys. At the game Saturday, Penn State fans gave the videos a standing ovation. But many fans of Temple University, the opponent in the football game, turned their backs, saying that Paterno had done that to Sandusky's victims.

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