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The day after he released a recording in which he alleged a major conspiracy was behind his conviction for molesting a series of young boys, Jerry Sandusky was sentenced in court this morning.

The former Penn State Defensive Coordinator will serve at least 30 years in a Pennsylvania prison, making it a near certainty that the 68-year old will die behind bars.

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Sandusky was convicted in June on 45 counts of sexual assault, yet has maintained his innocence ever since the charges were brought up.

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Joe Paterno and other Penn State University engaged in a major cover-up to hide years of child abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

So state the findings of a new independent investigation into the horrific world of the man recently convicted on 45 charges of sexual assault against minors.

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According to The Freeh Group, a task force hired by the University Board of Trustees, Paterno "failed to protect against a child sexual predator harming children for over a decade."

The reports goes on to cite the famous, late football coach numerous times - and also includes references to Penn State president Graham Spanier, Athletic Director Tim Curley and Vice President Gary Schultz - and states the leaders "repeatedly concealed critical facts" in order to stave off bad publicity for the school.

Based on interviews and emails, the group alleges Paterno knew about Sandusky's appalling, illegal actions since March 1998 and never acted to deny his co-worker access to young boys.

"They showed no concern about the victim," the report reads. "At the very least, Mr. Paterno could have alerted the entire football staff, in order to prevent Sandusky from bringing another child into the Lasch Building."

Paterno, who passed away in January of lung cancer, is classified as contributing to a list of "catastrophic failures" by the university to stop a child predator in his tracks.

It's a damning litany of accusations against a man long considered to be one of the most revered sports figures of the 20th century.

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Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach who was once the heir apparent to Joe Paterno, has been found guilty on 45 charges of sexual abuse.

The jury reached its verdict late tonight, determining that Sandusky abused 10 boys over a period of 15 years. He faces life in prison for his actions and will be sentenced in approximately three months.

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In total, eight men testified in a Pennsylvania courtroom over the last few weeks, all of them recounting instances of Sandusky either kissing them, groping them, or engaging with them in oral and anal sex.

Sandusky never took the stand in his own defense, but his wife testified at the request of his lawyers and tried to paint a picture of a conspiracy against her husband.

However, the jurors chose to side with prosecturors, who described Sandusky as a "predatory pedophile" in closing arguments.

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With jurors in the Jerry Sandusky trial currently locked in deliberations over the 48 counts of child sex abuse leveled against this former Penn State football coach, another major allegation has come to light:

Matt Sandusky says he was also abused by his adopted father.

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Attorneys for Matt Sandusky - one of six kids adopted by Jerry and wife Dottie, who went to live with the couple as a foster care child - released the following statement on behalf of the 33-year old this afternoon:

"During the trial, Matt Sandusky contacted us and requested our advice and assistance in arranging a meeting with prosecutors to disclose for the first time in this case that he is a victim of Jerry Sandusky's abuse. At Matt's request, we immediately arranged a meeting between him and the prosecutors and investigators.

"This has been an extremely painful experience for Matt and he has asked us to convey his request that the media respect his privacy. There will be no further comment."

It's unclear why Matt Sandusky was never called to testify against Jerry, but it's too late now, as the case is over and jurors are sequestered during deliberations.

Described as a "a serial, predatory pedophile" by prosecutors in their closing argument, Jerry Sandusky faces life in prison if convicted.

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The Jerry Sandusky trial is in recess for a three-day weekend after the ninth alleged victim of the former Penn State coach took the stand Thursday.

Victim No. 9, a slightly built 18-year-old, looking nervous and ashamed, leaned into the witness stand mic yesterday to deliver graphic testimony.

He was a trailer-park kid from a poor, single-parent family, just the kind of project Jerry Sandusky's Second Mile charity was supposed to help.

Victim No. 9 told the shocked, packed Centre County Courtroom how when he was a young teen he'd stay in Sandusky's basement on weekends.

That's when the former Penn State defensive coordinator would routinely come down at night and force him to perform oral sex, he testified.

"What was I going to do?" the witness said, his vulnerable voice cracking. "Look at him, he's a big guy, bigger than me. Way bigger than me."

The boy said that he only kept returning to Sandusky's home because his mother, thinking he needed a male role model, insisted he do so.

Soon the sessions occasionally included sodomy, which couldn't stop either.

"I just went with it," he said. "There was no fighting against it. … Sometimes [I'd] scream. Sometimes tell him to get off of me. But other than that, he was there, you were in a basement, no one can hear you down there."

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The first victim in the Jerry Sandusky child sexual molestation trial was gasping for breath as he detailed repeated acts of oral sex with the disgraced former Penn State University football team's defensive coordinator today.

Now 18, the witness sat with his hands clasped in his lap, leaned into a microphone and painfully shared disturbing memories of being an 11-year-old boy, alone with Jerry Sandusky on the waterbed in Sandusky's basement.

This story only gets more graphic from here, so be advised.

Tears flowed throughout the Centre County Courtroom as jurors looked on, a couple noticeably disturbed. A few grimaced and shook their heads.

Sandusky sat hunched over, often rubbing his chin. The 68-year-old is facing 52 counts based on using his charity and his stature within the Penn State football program to manipulate and sexually molest 10 children over a 15-year period.

He's maintained his innocence on all charges.

The witness was 10 when he first entered Sandusky's Second Mile charity, which worked with at-risk youth in Central Pennsylvania.

He never knew his dad and lived with his single mother in public housing. After a few years in the Second Mile program, he began spending time alone with Sandusky.

Tuesday morning in court, he told of the sexual abuse, including in 2005 when Sandusky's repeated petting and cuddling went to another level.

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Mike McQueary - the Penn State assistant coach currently on administrative leave due to the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal rocking that campus - took to the stand today for a preliminary hearing that focused on two former school officials.

Similar to what was reported weeks ago by a Grand Jury, McQueary said he heard skin-on-skin slapping sounds emanating from the a shower in a university locker room. He peaked in and saw Sandusky with his hands around a boy's waist from behind, while the child was facing the wall.

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McQueary said he cannot be 100% certain than anal rape was taking place, but: "I know they saw me. They looked directly in my eye, both of them."

He then exited the premises, told Joe Paterno about the incident - stating the coach looked disappointed at the news and told his charge he did the right thing - but did not use the words "sodomy" or "anal intercourse."

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Jerry Sandusky pleaded not guilty inside of a Pennsylvania courtroom today, waiving his right to a preliminary hearing in the process and avoiding any testimony from those who have accused him of child abuse. For now at least.

The disgraced ex-defensive coordinator at Penn State subsequently appeared on the courtroom steps alongside his lawyer, Joseph Amendola, who told the press:

"There will be no plea negotiations. This is a fight to the death."

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Amendola added that his client also waived his appearance at the January 11 arraignment and asked for a jury trial.

A handful of alleged victims were present at the court house this morning and prepared to make their claims public , a step they will now take instead some time in 2012.

Said Howard Janet, an attorney for one of the boys who has said he showered with Sandusky: "It would have been apparent from watching those boys and their demeanor that they were telling the truth."

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Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has been arrested on nine new child abuse charges, courtesy of two new accusers who were not named in the Grand Jury report that originally indicted Sandusky on 40 counts of inappropriate sexual behavior.

The disgraced ex-coach was handcuffed and removed from his home earlier today.

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"As in many of the other cases identified to date, the contact with Sandusky allegedly fit a pattern of ‘grooming’ victims," Attorney General officials say. "Beginning with outings to football games and gifts; they later included physical contact that escalated to sexual assaults.”

The two alleged victims were each under the of 12 when they met Sandusky and have told authorities his actions with them included: hugging, rubbing, cuddling, wrestling, oral sex and sexual assaults that took place in a pool and jacuzzi in a hotel near the Penn State campus.

Sandusky is being held in a county jail and his bail has been set at $250,000. He recently spoke to The New York Times and claimed he never performed sexual acts with children.

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A few weeks after his first public statements since his arrest on sexual abuse charges - in which he admitted to showering with boys, but rejected any notion that he's a pedophile - former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has spoken out again.

With 40 charges already filed against him, and with a new accuser coming forth this week, Sandusky told The New York Times:

"These allegations are false, I didn't do those things. I'm not the monster everyone made me out to be. I didn't engage in sexual acts."

The disgraced ex-coach will be in court on December 13 for a preliminary hearing, as he's currently charged with molesting eight kids over a 15-year period.

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