Speaking out: Jerry Sandusky gives first extended interview to New York Times

    In his first extended interview since news broke of his indictment on sexual abuse charges, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky told the New York Times that former football coach Joe Paterno never spoke to him about suspected misconduct with minors.

    The New York Times interviewed Sandusky for nearly four hours over two days this week.

    According to the report, Sandusky said that Paterno did not speak to him or confront him over an accusation that he had molested a 10-year-old boy in a university football building in 2002.

    Sandusky insisted to the New York Times he had never sexually abused any child.

    The New York Times says Sandusky granted the interview after repeated requests by the newspaper because he said “his decades of work with children had been misunderstood and distorted by prosecutors.”

    Click here to read the entire report in today’s edition of the New York Times.

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