Shocking college sports scandals

POSTED: 5:42 PM Nov 09 2011   UPDATED: 11:27 AM Aug 28 2014

USC senior football team captain Josh Shaw admitted that he fabricated a story about rescuing a nephew in a pool, he lied about how he suffered ankle injuries. The school announced he is suspended from the team indefinitely. Check out other shocking sports scandals from recent decades.

Joe Paterno
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After much public pressure, football coach Joe Paterno resigned amid allegations that he could have done more to bring the abuse to light. The day after this announcement, he was fired by telephone. Paterno died in January 2012.

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