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In our ongoing Penn State position previews, we take a hard look at the key figures on Mac McWhorter's offensive front.

Reports: UCF to face Penn State in Ireland in 2014

UCF will be traveling to Ireland in 2014 where they'll take on Penn State, according to multiple reports. An official announcement is expected Sunday. The game will take place at 82,300-seat Croke Park in Dublin. The current head coaches at both programs -- George O'Leary (UCF) and Bill O'Brien -- have Irish bloodlines. It will mark the fourth meeting between the schools...

Penn State ex-president files suit

Penn State's former president Graham Spanier initiated a libel and defamation case Thursday against Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who a year ago produced a report for the school that was highly critical of Spanier's role in the child sex abuse scandal involving longtime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Paperwork filed in Centre County, where the school is...

Court hearing set for Penn State ex-administrators

A long-delayed preliminary hearing for three former Penn State administrators accused of covering up sex abuse complaints against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been scheduled for this month. A Harrisburg judge announced Tuesday a three-day hearing for Graham Spanier (SPAN'-yer), Gary Schultz and Tim Curley will begin July 29. The three men deny accusations...

Report: Penn State's Ireland game could be confirmed soon

The long-awaited announcement to confirm Penn State will play a game in Ireland could just be days away, perhaps as early as Sunday. The Irish Times reported Tuesday that Croke Park will be hosting a game in 2014, mentioning that details are expected in the coming days. According to the report, Penn State and Central Florida will take part in that overseas game. Penn State and...

Sandusky settlements hit $60M so far

Penn State University has reached tentative settlements totaling about $60 million so far with men who claim to have been sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, a trustee said Thursday. The trustee, Ted Brown, said he was unsure of how many claims have been settled and how many remain in negotiations. ''We approved settlements for approximately...

Penn State and UCF to play in Ireland in 2014

What has been discussed about for a little while will officially be announced on Sunday (per the Orlando Sentinel) as Penn State will play UCF in Ireland. It will mark the next collegiate football game played over in Ireland since Notre Dame took on Navy back during last season where the Fighting Irish won 50-10. There have been five college football games in total that have been...

Penn State And UCF To Play In Ireland In 2014

Twitter/@CrokePark Last year, Notre Dame and Navy kicked off their college football campaigns with an overseas game in Dublin, Ireland. Next year, two more programs will be doing the same – Penn State and UCF. The Nittany Lions and Golden Knights will meet in Dublin at Croke Park, The Irish Times is reporting this morning. Last year’s matchup between the Irish and the Midshipmen...

“Joe Paterno Cloud” Spotted in Happy Valley… Do You See It?

Obviously, I’ll start this out by saying that I realize that anything written with the words “Penn State” or “Joe Paterno” is going to draw criticism due to the controversy regarding Jerry Sandusky. Work with me here, though. This one isn’t about the scandal. It’s more of an… interesting phenomenon. posted an article about a “Must-see” image that...

Report: Penn State and UCF to collide in Dublin during 2014 season

The Penn State Nittany Lions and UCF Knights will be heading overseas during the 2014 season in Dublin, Ireland. Should be fun.

Commitment Impact: Antoine White

The 13th member of Penn State's 2014 recruiting class, Millville (N.J.) High's Antoine White, made his decision last week. FOXSportsNEXT takes a look at how he fits into the class.

Lofty Goal for Lions’ Lift for Life

Penn State's Eric Shrive and company looking to raise a record total at this year's charity event. The workout challenge begins at 5 p.m. Friday on campus.
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