Joe Paterno *On the heels of being fired over the Penn State sex scandal, media reports are surfacing that former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno is suffering from lung cancer.

Wednesday’s report from SportsbyBrooks said a source close to the situation revealed that Paterno is in poor health.

“Joe is a lot closer to dying soon than the public is aware.  It is very bad.”

It (cancer) is much worse than family has let on.”

“This may be his last Christmas.”

Paterno’s family has yet to confirm that the 84-year-old Paterno has lung cancer.