Son says JoePa improving, focusing on bright side

Penn State football coach Joe Paterno leaves the Louis and Mildred Lasch Football Building on the Penn State campus in State College, Pa., Tuesday Nov. 8, 2011. Paterno's support among the Penn State board of trustees was described as "eroding" Tuesday, threatening to end the 84-year-old coach's career amid a child sex-abuse scandal involving a former assistant and one-time heir apparent. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

December 30, 2011 5:39:49 PM PST
Joe Paterno's son says his father is improving while undergoing treatment for lung cancer that was diagnosed last month, several days after he was fired as Penn State's head coach.

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