Penn State to investigate sex-abuse scandal

Allegations against former employee have led to the firing of legendary American football coach Joe Paterno.

    Penn State University has created a committee to investigate the child-sex-abuse scandal that has rocked the university and its popular American football team.

    The allegations have brought renewed attention to the highly profitable, and often controversial, world of US college sports.

    Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington, DC.

    SOURCE: Aljazeera


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