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Joe Paterno Admitted To Hospital After Fracturing Pelvis In Fall At Home

Former Penn State Nittany Lions football coach Joe Paterno was re-admitted to the hospital on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. Paterno broke his pelvis in the preseason this year after he was blindsided and hit by a player during practice. In this instance, Paterno re-fractured the pelvis due to a fall at his home.

Via the Associated Press:

A source close to the family of Joe Paterno tells The Associated Press the former Penn State coach was admitted to the hospital Sunday after re-fracturing his pelvis following a fall at his home.

The 84-year-old Paterno is also dealing with a treatable form of lung cancer. It was reported that he will remain in the hospital so he can continue treatments for that disease. Paterno was fired last month by the University Board of Trustees.

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