Following a scathing report by an unbiased investigator, which implicated Joe Paterno directly in a cover-up that allowed Jerry Sandusky to roam free years after he sexually molested a series of young boys, Penn State officially have taken down the statue of the legendary coach from its campus.

University President Rod Erickson said he reached the decision because the statue "has become a source of division and an obstacle to healing" and would be "a recurring wound" to victims of abuse had it remained.

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His personal life may be a ridiculous mess, but Kris Humphries just got his professional world in order:

ESPN reports that the ex-husband of Kim Kardashian has signed a two-year, $24 million contract with the Brooklyn Nets. The 27-year-old power forward averaged career-highs of 13.8 points and 11.0 rebounds per game with that club last season.

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Saudi Arabia will send female athletes to the London Olympics this summer, ending the ultra-conservative Muslim country’s record of not doing so.

The decision, announced Thursday by the IOC, means every country competing in the London games will include women athletes for the first time in history.

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Modeling It Girl Kate Upton is apparently reminding some sports fans of another famous blonde, Jessica Simpson. Why? Look at their impact on players!

The Sports Illustrated beauty is rumored to be dating Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander, arguably the best pitcher in all of Major League Baseball ...

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Hope Solo of the U.S. soccer team says that the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing were filled with drinking, revelry and sex ... off the field of course.

Before she packs her bags to head to London for the 2012 Olympics next week, the star revealed some sizzling secrets from the 2008 Beijing games.

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Former MLB star and apparent hard ass criminal Lenny Dykstra was given 20 YEARS in prison today ... on top of the three he was already serving.

Dykstra pleaded guilty in federal court to bankruptcy fraud, concealment of assets and money laundering following his unreal arrest late last year.

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Kate Upton boozing at a baseball game might not seem like a big deal, but she's only 20, so it's kind of illegal. And not at all surprising or newsworthy.

But this is modeling's It Girl, of course, so it's news. Also, it took place in Tigers ace hurler Justin Verlander's luxury suite, with TV cameras watching!

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