Found September 19, 2013 on
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The game is a couple more years away but the question is somewhat relevant today. When Maryland and Penn State play each other in Baltimore in 2015, will the Blue Band be allowed to perform on the field? This may not be as silly a question as you might think.
Maryland is playing West Virginia this weekend in Baltimore, in M&T Bank Stadium. Although the game is being played on a neutral field, Maryland is treating it as a home game. West Virginia's famous marching band will be on hand but Maryland is not allowing The Pride to perform on the field because it is Maryland's typical home policy to not allow the visiting band to perform on the field. The decision has caused a bit of a stir among West Virginia fans and those who support the band and despite the pleas to allow the band to perform, Maryland is standing firm on their decision. It really is a shame and it is a silly policy that hopefully will be amended in the future.
Maryland's athletics department s...
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West Virginia and Penn State are renewing their football rivalry.
West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck said Thursday the teams will meet in State College, Pa., on Sept. 2, 2023, and in Morgantown on Aug. 31, 2024.
They last met in 1992. The series ended when Penn State moved to the Big Ten.
"I know how exciting it was to play in Beaver Stadium and to have the Nittany...
Penn State hockey fans in the Delaware Valley and across the country will have ample opportunities to see their beloved Nittany Lions on national television this season. The Big Ten Conference announced Monday that Penn State will appear at least 10 times on national broadcasts for the upcoming 2013-14 season. Penn State fans will have the chance to watch the Lions’ christen the...
His college career has spanned all of three weeks, yet Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg seems to be succeeding at contrasting goals.
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While starring on the field, the Nittany Lions' true freshman passer is trying to blend in as a student at PSU.
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Watch the Nitwits crew review Penn State's painful home loss to Central Florida at Beaver Stadium this past week.
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Loss to UCF highlighted several areas where the Penn State defense must improve moving forward. LB Glenn Carson and head coach Bill O’Brien address the topic.