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Penn State's acting athletic director will stay on the job as long Rodney Erickson remains the school's president.
Erickson said in response to a question Wednesday at a Penn State student forum that Dave Joyner was doing an excellent job at athletics.
Erickson has said he plans to step down when his contract expires in June 2014. The search for his replacement will begin in November.
It was appropriate, Erickson said, for his successor to decide whether to go in another direction with athletics.
Joyner replaced Tim Curley last November after Curley was charged with perjury and failure to report a crime in connection with a sexual abuse allegation against retired defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.
Curley, who faces trial in January, has denied the charges. He is on administrative leave.
"Dr. Joyner has provided excellent leadership for our programs" and monitoring athletic integrity programs, Erickson said at the forum. "I want to have continuity ther...
BEST OF MAXIM
Penn State got themselves into their current mess by dragging their feet on official reporting, imposing punishment, releasing statements and publicly reacting to the entire Sandusky fiasco. You'd think if they learned anything from this it would be to react quickly and decisively.
Apparently, they haven't learned anything.
Sandusky's abuse has already opened...
The best thing the Penn State community can do in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal is to try to move forward. The cloud created by the mess will loom over State College for quite some time (possibly forever), but unless you’re making an effort to help the victims harping on the past seems senseless.
Naturally, not everyone feels that way. According to the student-run Penn...
That is Temple’s record against Penn State.
October 18, 1941.
That is the last time Temple beat Penn State.
The Philadelphia media tries to make it into a rivalry but does it really qualify as one?
When something is good, we try to tear it down. When something is poor, we try to build it up.
That’s clearly the case with these two programs...
1982 gameday pictorial for Penn State vs Temple.
Penn State had been looking forward to the 1982 season for months. The preceding season, 1981, saw the Nittany Lions push for its first national title, with some media outlets claiming Penn State was the best team in America after the regular season demolition of then-No. 1 Pitt in the Steel City. As the warm breezes of summer were...
Temple is one game away from beginning its long-awaited second journey into the Big East Conference. But there is quite a roadblock in the Owls' way before the league opener vs. South Florida.
The Owls have not defeated the Nittany Lions since a 14-0 victory on Oct. 18, 1941. The teams tied 7-7 in 1950. Ever since, Penn State has won the last 22 games of this lopsided...
Neshaminy High (Langhorne, Pa.) class of 2014 tight end Luke Carrezola visited Penn State over the weekend, and things went well. He spoke to FOXSportsNEXT about his trip, which included a meeting with coach Bill O'Brien and watching the game with Penn State commit Adam Breneman.
ABC will interview the young man whose 2009 allegations of sexual abuse led to the Penn State scandal and the criminal conviction of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Attorney Michael Boni, who represents the teenager known in court papers as Victim 1, said Wednesday that ABC landed the first interview with his client, who has a book coming out this fall.
With a nationally hyped high school season on the line, 2013 S Kasey Gaines preferred to make his college decision quietly. The Grayson High School (GA) senior committed to Penn State last Thursday...and he's finally ready to make it public.
A new NCAA task force will come up with guidelines for how to distribute the record $60 million fine that Penn State has agreed to pay in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
The money will fund programs designed to combat child sexual abuse and help victims around the country.
The 10-member task force was announced Tuesday. The group will set policy and hire a third-party administrator...
Dunmore High offensive tackle James McHale camped at Penn State in June, and caught the eye of offensive line coach Mac McWhorter.
- Advertising has changed for this Friday’s Raw house show on-campus at Penn. State University following John Cena’s surgery this week. The Bryce Jordan Center website now reads, “Due to John Cena’s injury, The World’s largest Athlete, the seven-foot Big Show will face C.M. Punk for the WWE Championship!”The other top match advertised for the event features Rey Mysterio...
Kasey Gaines committed to the Nittany Lions less than a month after he received an offer from them. FOX Sports NEXT's Kristen Ledlow broke the news.
Seniors Zordich and Mauti stepped up during the most difficult time in Penn State football history. They continue to be at the forefront of things as the 2012 season unfolds.