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Penn State to open 2014 football season in Ireland

Penn State will open its 2014 football season against the University of Central Florida in Ireland, the first international game for either team. Officials from both schools along with the Gaelic Athletic Association announced Sunday in Dublin that the game will be played at Croke Park on Aug. 30, 2014, and will air on ESPN-2. ''Our players and coaches are so excited to...

George O’Leary caught hurling with Penn State AD

As long expected, Penn State and Central Florida will be meeting each other in Ireland to kick off the 2014 season. The two programs will play in Croke Park in Dublin, home of the Gaelic Athletic Association and host of the traditional Gaelic games. Over on this side of the country you may not be familiar with many of these sports, but some of them are actually quite entertaining...

Video: Penn State, UCF Ireland game announcement at Croke Park

Today the long-awaited news of a game in Ireland between Penn State and Central Florida was formally announced. The game will be held in Croke Park in Dublin. It will be a nice way to continue introducing the Irish to the sport of American football, which UCF head coach George O'Leary said was similar in some ways with the traditional Gaelic sport of hurling. Look it up, it&...

Penn State vs. UCF in Ireland.... Finally announced

Stop me if you've heard the rumor of Penn State playing UCF in Ireland before? It seems like this game has been in the works for the better part of a year and rumors about it have been flying all offseason, but on Sunday at historic Corke Park the matchup became official.  "We are thrilled to announce that we will play UCF at Croke Park to open the 2014 season...

UCF, Penn State to open 2014 in Ireland

The UCF Golden Knights and Penn State Nittany Lions will kick off the 2014 season in Dublin, Ireland, the schools announced Sunday. The Croke Park Classic will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 30, 2014. "We are very excited about the prospect of playing our 2014 season opener in Dublin," UCF coach George O'Leary said. "It's a great opportunity for...

Penn State to Face Central Florida in Ireland to Open 2014 College Football Season

The start of the 2014 college football season will have an Irish feel to it when Penn State and the University of Central Florida begin its seasons in Dublin, Ireland. There was continued speculation that the Nittany Lions might play a game in Ireland in the near future, but the university didn’t confirm the reports until Sunday morning. “Our visit this weekend has only reinforced...

Penn State, UCF to kickoff 2014 season in Ireland in Croke Park Classic

Penn State will meet Central Florida in Ireland to kick off the 2014 college football season. Penn State and UCF will meet in Dublin in the Croke Park Classic on Aug. 30, 2014, both schools announced on Sunday. The game at 69,000 seat capacity Croke Park (pronounced Crow) will be televised on ESPN2 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time (1:30 p.m. local time in Dublin). Both teams will...

Conlan, Conlins Highlight Charity Event

A host of former Nittany Lions are involved in the Mary and Joe Moon Classic in the Philadelphia area later this week. Penn State fans are encouraged to attend a Thursday reception in Fort Washington.

Frazier Returns to the Floor

Penn State's All-Big Ten point guard was back practicing Monday for the first time since injuring his Achilles last season. FOS was on hand to see him in action.

Snapshot: Mike Farrell

He's a late-bloomer from Penn State, but local native Mike Farrell has been sculpting his craft since Day One.
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