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Coquese Washington added another member to her 2013 recruiting class in the 5-7 guard, Lindsey Spann from Laurel, MD. This came to our attention from Michael Wallace Sr, father of former Penn State football player Mike Wallace Jr, wrote about it on his facebook page. Here is what his status had to say:
Special congratulations to Good Counsel's rising senior Lindsey Spann. After receiving dozens of bball scholarship offers from some of the top college programs all over the country, Lindsey committed to Penn State University (PSU) this past weekend!!!
The 5’ 7” point guard helped lead the Good Counsel bball Team to win the 2012 WCAC Championship and became the first team in league history to go undefeated. GC finished the 2012 season ranked 3rd by the Washington Post with a 30-5 and 18-0 in the WCAC. A couple of weeks ago, Lindsey help lead GC to win the 2012 Best of Maryland Tournament Championship.
Lindsey is considered by most the best pure point guard in the DMV. Currentl...
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Former wide receiver Justin Brown confirmed he will continue to work to earn his degree from Penn State despite now playing football for Oklahoma. Former kicker Anthony Fera, who transferred to Texas, also will be working to complete his Penn state degree. Both players have said that the ability to finish their education through Penn State was important to them despite now playing...
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GQ has published excerpts from Joe Posnanski's soon-to-be-released biography of Joe Paterno and in it, Paterno's reaction to his dismissal from Penn State is featured.
Our friends over at Madtown Badgers have been working hard this week to preview each Big Ten team before the 2012 season. Yesterday it was time to discuss Penn State in the B1G Countdown to Kickoff and I was happy to help kick the show off to talk about the Nittany Lions and offer my pick in the Big Ten this season.
Philadelphia Inquirer beat reporter Joe Juliano was also a guest...
NORMAN, Okla. Justin Brown went to his Penn State teammates for their blessing.
Certainly he didn't have to, but Brown did. He told them he wanted to transfer to Oklahoma for his senior season, but wanted to ask what they thought about the idea first.
"It was a hard decision, so I ran it by them," Brown said. "Most said for me to do what was best for me. They...
Joe Paterno sobbed while meeting with his coaches and a former player the day after he was fired from Penn State, according to an excerpt of an upcoming on Paterno to be published in GQ magazine.
The Hall of Fame coach was quoted in the excerpt as telling his son, Jay, that he had spent his whole life trying to make something of his name ''and now it's gone.''...
Well, we know Penn State wasn't bluffing about those names on the jerseys. First this image was posted on the official Penn State football Facebook page. Now there is this short video to see how the process works for adding a name to the jersey.
The Nittany Lions' Bill O'Brien won't use his entire roster in the season-opener simply to prevent players from transferring.
Renowned sportswriter Joe Posnanski wrote in an upcoming biography that immoral Nittany Lions head coach Joe Paterno “sobbed uncontrollably” after being terminated by Penn State University last November, according to an excerpt of “Paterno” published in GQ. “On Thursday, Paterno … Continue reading →
Joe Paterno sobbed while meeting with his coaches and a former player the day after he was fired from Penn State, according to an excerpt of an upcoming article on Paterno to be published in GQ magazine.
The Hall of Fame coach was quoted in the excerpt as telling his son, Jay, that he had spent his whole life trying to make something of his name ''and now it's gone....
A Penn State Fan Jumping Ship – A RubricThere are die-hard, tattoo-a-Nittany-Lion-on-your-arm, have-”Fight-On-State”-as-your-ringtone fans, and then there are check-Sportscenter-to-see-the-score-and-buy-a-t-shirt-on-sale-from-Eastbay fans. If you’ve got a lion on your arm, you’re probably stuck for life. But if you are a casual fan, you’re free to go as you please...
Penn State University is holding a national child sex abuse conference as it seeks to rebound from the scandals involving former assistant football coach and convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky.
The Child Sex Abuse Conference: Traumatic Impact, Prevention and Intervention will be held at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on Oct. 29 and 30.
Speakers will include Sugar...
Next week is going to see the release of one of the most-discussed sports books in recent years, famed sportswriter Joe Posnanski's look at the life of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, and there's finally some indication of what approach that book will take. Posnanski's spoken vaguely about the contents of the book before (in a video interview that was quickly...
“My name,” he told Jay, “I have spent my whole life trying to make that name mean something. And now it’s gone.” Monthly men’s magazine, GQ, has provided excerpts from former SI senior writer Joe Posanski’s biography entitled, Paterno. Posanski was asked by the late Penn State Nittany Lions’ head coach Joe Paterno to write [...]
Amazingly we've already reached the halfway point in our 2nd annual B1G Countdown to Kickoff. Today we were joined by not one, but two Penn State writers as Kevin McGuire of The Nittany Lions Den and Joe Juliano of the Philadelphia Inquirer joined us both live and via taped interview to break down all that is happening on the football field at Penn State.
Up tomorrow on the...
According to excerpts from GQ, the former Penn State coach struggled to cope in the days after he was fired last November.