Originally posted on Deadspin  |  Last updated 12/5/11

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 1: Head coach Joe Paterno of the Penn State Nittany Lions leaves the field following the 2010 Capital One Bowl against the LSU Tigers at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on January 1, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. Penn State won 19-17. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
One might be tempted to say this thickens the plot, but let's resist temptation and merely state the facts: When Mike McQueary told Joe Paterno in 2002 that he'd seen Jerry Sandusky raping a 10-year-old boy in the shower, Paterno was in business with longtime Second Mile board chairman Robert Poole to build a $125 million luxury retirement community called "The Village at Penn State." The development group had just secured financing and was filing for building permits and beginning to market units when McQueary approached Paterno, according to The Daily's Sarah Ryley, who did some excellent sleuthing here: More »
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