Paternos Strike Back at Freeh Report

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Joe Paterno's legacy was shredded by a damning 267-page report that concluded the Penn State coach had placed his vaunted football program above the safety of children preyed upon by a serial child sexual predator. Last July, the late coach's wife, Sue, and their children were devastated by the Freeh report's conclusions and by how quickly the man they loved was condemned by millions of Americans as a fraud.

Sunday, the Paternos struck back by releasing a damning report of their own. Titled "Critique of The Freeh Report: The Rush to Injustice Regarding Joe Paterno," a Washington, D.C., law firm hired by the Paterno family has produced a 238-page sweeping and provocative indictment of former FBI chief Louis J. Freeh's university-commissioned...

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