Both former athletic director Tim Curley and former head coach Joe Paterno at Penn State said in statements following the charges against Jerry Sandusky that they did not know about the original 1998 incident that sparked a police investigation. However, the Freeh report released Thursday morning contradicts those claims and says that both Curley and Paterno not only knew about the incident, but were following the situation closely.
Freeh also said in his press conference that while the Board of Trustees at Penn State mishandled the firing of Paterno, they were justified to do so.
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