Which US version are you using? Original CD, KotOR Collection DVD or Steam? It will only need to be patched if it's the original CD version.
When you have a corrupted save, the best thing to do is to go back to an earlier save. That's why it's highly recommended to save often, in several different slots.
"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."