Found August 30, 2012 on Nittany Lions Den:
<img height="427" src="" alt="Illinois "Stripe the Stadium" vs Ohio State, 2011" width="640" /> Illinois "Stripe the Stadium" vs Ohio State, 2011. Penn State has become known for their white out games. In recent years some schools have taken a new approach to color coordinating their fan base for a specific game. Illinois will take another stab at what they call "Stripe the Stadium" for the Big Ten opener between the Illini and Penn State on September 29. From an Illinois email release: For the Sept. 29 game against Penn State, the DIA will once again be asking fans to "Stripe the Stadium" orange and blue. Last season's inaugural Stripe the Stadium game against Ohio State was a huge success and we hope to make this year's bigger and better. Fans attending the game are encouraged to wear either orange or blue clothi...

Why Penn State’s Ban of “Sweet Caroline” is Good for the Program

Penn State’s recent ban of Neil Diamond’s famed song “Sweet Caroline” reflects on the delicate nature of the current state of public relations between organizations and the media. Following the galvanizing controversy regarding Jerry Sandusky and the sex abuse trial, Penn State cannot risk even going near the subject of “touching”. This banning of the famous love song...

Penn State Doing Penn State

[DailyCollegian] Penn State students returning to State College for the fall semester made the weekend a busy one for local police. Alcohol-related incidents topped the weekend activities with 27 reports of underage drinking and four reports of driving under the influence, according to the Penn State University Police Daily Activity and Fire Log. Nine people were transported to...

AP: Review says Sandusky fits sex predator status

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been recommended for designation as a sexually violent predator, a legal status that would require lifetime registration with authorities, according to a person who has read an assessment board's report to a judge in the case. The recommendation from the Sexual Offenders Assessment Board was disclosed to The Associated...

Paterno's file reveals letters, threats

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's voluminous FBI file contains threatening letters sent to him and his staff years ago but nothing about his former assistant Jerry Sandusky, convicted of molesting boys. Paterno's 868-page file contains the fallout from a series of threatening letters from someone dubbed A Bitter Father. The author blames Paterno for family problems...

Paterno family adjusts to new era at Penn State

Penn State's season opener this Saturday will be the first since 1965 not featuring someone with the last name Paterno on the sidelines. They're out of the picture, like the campus statue of the family patriarch; erased like his coaching records. But the family will be in Beaver Stadium in spirit, if not watching from a skybox - a sign that through the turmoil of the past...

Adam Breneman: The NCAA woke a sleeping giant

Penn State commit Adam Breneman was interviewed by recruiting analyst Tom Lemming, of CBS Sports, and asked about his decision to stick with Penn State. According to Breneman, the NCAA woke a sleeping giant and he wants to be a part of it. See the full interview tonight at 8pm on CBS Sports Network.

PSU coach O'Brien stands by Ficken

Penn State is sticking with kicker Sam Ficken. The sophomore had an extra-point attempt blocked and missed four kicks in last week's 17-16 loss at Virginia, including the potential game-winner from 42 yards in a heavy drizzle. Coach Bill O'Brien said Tuesday that Ficken is working hard to improve. He said everything else needs to get better, too, like the protection, snaps...

How Will “Paterno” Be Remembered?

Vince Lombradi once said “Winning isn’t everything—but wanting to win is.”  It seems longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, and Lombardi admirer, will forever be remembered as the coach who turned a blind eye to a defensive coordinator who turned out to be a serial child molester of boys all in the name of winning.  In Joe Posnanski’s new biography “Paterno”...

Beat Goes on at Former Paternoville

Penn State student-fans still gathering in the area outside Beaver Stadium now known as "Nittanyville."

Badgers Release Full Schedule

Beginning January 3rd with a home match-up against Penn State and finishing the year March 10th at Penn State, Wisconsin basketball will have a challenging path toward a Big Ten conference title.

NITWITS TV: Ohio Preview

Watch FOS Editor Mark Brennan and the Nitwits crew as the preview Penn State's opening clash with Ohio and the 2012 season.
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