UPDATE, 10:34 AM, JANUARY 22: Paterno died Sunday, the AP reports.
A spokesperson for the Paterno family has denied a report by CBS that former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has died. CBS previously reported that the 85-year-old college-football legend had succumbed in his battle with lung cancer.
Earlier on Saturday, the family announced that Paterno's condition had taken a turn for the worse.
"Over the last few days Joe Paterno has experienced further health complications," family spokesman Dan McGinn told The Associated Press. "His doctors have now characterized his status as serious