Update Sunday morning:
Joe Paterno died in the hospital. Family confirmed the death.
False reports of Paterno’s death during the night were a few hours premature.
Update [False report] Different news break: Joe Paterno dead
Word out that this report, from networks and cable, is not true. Paterno said by his family to be very ill.
A different kind of surprising news, breaking news, in a different political realm: Joe Paterno just died.