Found February 21, 2012 on
Heavy metal music blared from speakers across the Penn State practice field before a pre-dawn workout, the throbbing bass beats echoing off nearby campus buildings. Indeed, it is a new world in Happy Valley. Bill O'Brien is setting his own tone barely two months into his tenure as Nittany Lions head coach -- though apparently he left the choice of tunes to his players.
BEST OF MAXIM
Hopefully today is a vacation day for you to celebrate our presidents' birthdays. If not, here's some Badger news to distract you.
Rankings and Bracketology
Looking like crap against Michigan State in East Lansing last week didn't hurt the Badgers the Coaches' poll as UW moved up two spots in the Coaches poll to #15. The AP voters dropped UW one spot to #16. See...
Penn State's final home game of the season on Sunday, March 4 has been set for a 1 p.m. tip on ESPN as the Nittany Lions battle Michigan on "Senior Day" at the Bryce Jordan Center.
Penn State Lady Lion sophomore Maggie Lucas (Narberth, Pa.) claimed her first Big Ten Player of the Week award after leading the Lady Lions to a pair of ranked wins last week and a share of the Big Ten regular-season title for the first time since 2004. Lucas averaged 20.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals in wins over #17/19 Purdue and #8/11 Ohio State. Lucas is the first Lady...
This week on the show, Nick and I discuss a few results from this past weekend in the track world. I also hit on the topic of the Penn State Dance Marathon held this past weekend. Nick and I also break down the recent decision by Millersville University to cut their men's track program (at the 26 minute mark), as well as preview the weekend ahead.
All season long the Penn State Lady Lions and coaches have been saying one basic thing, "We're just taking it one game at a time." Eventually that "one game at a time" strategy will add up to something, and that something came into view Monday night.
Eight members of the Nittany Lion wrestling team continue to be ranked in the latest version of the Intermat national individual rankings. Four Nittany Lion All-Americans are ranked in the top two and all eight are listed in the top 12.
Randolph (N.J.) High offensive lineman Brendan Mahon spent the weekend visiting Penn State and Rutgers, where he had a chance to get to know the new coaching staffs at each school. He then spoke to Scout.com about the visits, and his over thoughts on recruiting.
Andrew Terlingo has taken in junior day events at West Virginia and Penn State already. He has several more planned in the upcoming weeks.
The same way that it started just over three months in Rec Hall, the Penn State wrestling team's regular season came to a close on Sunday afternoon. In true Nittany Lion fashion, the ending dual was nothing short of exciting.
Apple iPad, Beats by Dr. Dre headphones and five student season tickets for the 2012 Penn State football season are among the great prizes Penn State students can win Saturday in the Bryce Jordan Center when junior Tim Frazier and the Nittany Lion basketball team takeS on Northwestern in a 9:00 p.m. clash in front of a national television audience on ESPNU.
Confetti and blue and white streamers rained down on exuberant fans, as the Penn State Lady Lions threw back their heads, screaming in triumph.