Originally written April 19, 2013 on Fox Sports:
A day before they celebrated this year's end of Penn State spring football practice, more than 200 alumni and fans gathered Friday for an event hosted by Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris about the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. They remain angry about the circumstances surrounding the firing of the late coach Joe Paterno in the wake of Sandusky's arrest in November 2011. Presenters during the three-hour gathering claimed Penn State's firing of Paterno and acceptance of NCAA sanctions were done too hastily and without enough information. ''Not everything is as it appears,'' Harris said, ''and that's why we're here.'' They cited what they called discrepancies on several topics, notably between court testimony of Sandusky's trial and a lack of evidence in former FBI investigator Louis Freeh's report for the school that accused Paterno of covering up child abuse. Penn State trustees in January 2012 said the...
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