Jerry Sandusky, the former defensive coordinator at Penn State who faces 40 counts of sexual abuse charges against a total of eight young boys, is featured on tonight's Rock Center with Brian Williams.

The man in the middle of that university's scandal speaks to Bob Costas and admits to excerpts from the 23-page grand jury report, specifically that has has showered with youths under the care of his Second Mile charity.

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David Nelson, a wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills, caught a touchdown pass in today's showdown against the Dallas Cowboys. It cut his team's deficit to 14 points.

How did Nelson celebrate? By running back down the field and handing the ball to his girlfriend. Sweet, right? Except for this: Kelsi Reich is a cheerleader for the Cowboys! She looked both pleased and embarrassed by the gesture, perhaps wondering what owner Jerry Jones thought of her interaction with the day's enemy.

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Penn State President Rodney Erickson took a new step yesterday to ensure no scandal affects his university ever again.

Erickson announced the appointment of an "Ethics Officer," telling the Penn State community via email that the goal is to "revisit all standards, policies and programs to ensure they meet not only the law, but Penn State's standard."

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Penn State wide receivers coach Mike McQueary, who witnessed Jerry Sandusky allegedly rape a boy in the team's locker room in 2002, won't coach this weekend.

Out of fear for McQueary's safety, the coach, who somehow still has a job, will not be on the field when the embattled Nittany Lions take on Nebraska tomorrow.

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Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has been fired amid the sexual abuse scandal that has roiled the university. He announced yesterday he would retire at season's end, only to be dismissed immediately just hours later.

The university's board of trustees voted late Wednesday night to fire Paterno.

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