« BACK TO TMZ TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

Joe Paterno

I Broke My Hip!

12/11/2011 9:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

1211_joe_paterno_getty_bn
Joe Paterno fell and fractured his pelvis yesterday -- this according to a source close to his family.

The 84-year-old former Penn State football coach -- who's currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment for lung cancer -- was admitted to a local hospital after taking the tumble at his home, but will not need surgery.

He is expected to make a full recovery. 

For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!
54 COMMENTS

No Avatar
46.

Joseph Royer    

Just wanted to add my small voice to all those wishing Joe Paterno a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY! No one has ever been treated with more disrespect after a 60+ year career than Mr. Paterno. The Penn State board of trustees should hang their collective heads in SHAME!!

1001 days ago
Previous 15 Comments | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

Around The Web