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Ex-Penn State president Graham Spanier found guilty on one count of child endangerment

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9 hours ago

Penn State Spring Storyline: Who Will Step Up at Defensive End?

Who will step up and claim one of the starting defensive end spots at Penn State? Spring practice is a time for the coaching staff to see who could be available to step up and fill in holes left by players no longer around. Penn State has kicked off its spring practice session and is […] Penn State Spring Storyline: Who Will Step Up at Defensive End? - Victory Bell Rings - Victory...
Via Victory Bell Rings
14 hours ago

2017 NCAA Hockey Tournament Begins Friday: Channel Guide

The Lions play on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. but the tournament kicks off on Friday. For the final months of the season there was a great deal of anticipation surrounding the Penn State hockey team. Would this be the season that the team qualifies for an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament for the first time in program history? There was a great deal of attention paid to the PairWise...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
17 hours ago

Success With Hyperlinking is Getting Back to Work

Spring practice gets underway. Plus, it turns out that hockey and wrestling aren’t the only winter sports we’re good at. Spring football practice got underway on Wednesday, and Penn State’s official athletics site has a recap of James Franklin’s first spring press conference. The fourth-year coach talked about position changes and how the team will replace leaders at linebacker...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
17 hours ago

Committany Nation: Visitors Flocking to Happy Valley

Penn State is set to host a number of big-time prospects in the coming weeks. Upcoming Visits While the Blue-White Game will be the big recruiting event of the spring, Penn State will take advantage of the practices leading up to the game to host a number of prospects on visits. Let’s take a look at a couple recruits who are scheduled to be on hand in the coming weeks: 2018...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
17 hours ago

Penn State Football Morning Briefing: Reasons for a Repeat, Captains Named, and More

End your week with a collection of the latest Penn State football news links from across the Internet.  As we move one week closer to the start of the college football regular season, the Nittany Lions have started spring practice. Most of the latest Penn State football news links focus on things to watch for […] Penn State Football Morning Briefing: Reasons for a Repeat, Captains...
Via Victory Bell Rings
19 hours ago

The Latest: Prosecutor: Penn State jury kept focus on kids

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of former Penn State president Graham Spanier (all times local): 5 p.m. A prosecutor says jurors who found former Penn State president Graham Spanier (SPAN’-yur) guilty of child endangerment “kept the focus successfully on children.” Spanier was convicted Friday of one misdemeanor count of child endangerment but acquitted...
Via MyNorthwest.com
20 hours ago

2017 NCAA Hockey Tournament: A Big Ten Primer

The creation of the Big Ten hockey conference shook collegiate hockey to its core. Some believed the league would be too top-heavy and others believed it would ultimately kill the sport. If the 2016-17 season has taught us anything, it is that it appears Big Ten hockey is alive and well. Three teams are in the 2017 NCAA tournament, including the once upstart Penn State Nittany Lions...
Via Talking 10
1 day ago

Deliberations to resume in Penn State ex-president’s trial

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jurors in former Penn State president Graham Spanier’s child endangerment case are preparing to resume their discussions after failing to reach a verdict over six hours. The panel of seven women and five men are scheduled to restart their closed-door talks Friday morning at a courthouse in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Spanier is accused of conspiracy and two...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

2017 NFL Draft Profile: WR Chris Godwin

In this 2017 NFL Draft profile, we analyze the strengths and weaknesses of wide receiver Chris Godwin, out of Penn State. The former true-freshmen and three-year starter on offense, wide receiver Chris Godwin had a lights-out season for first-year offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. Going into the season, Godwin was the no-doubt first receiving option for the […] 2017 NFL Draft...
Via The Jet Press
1 day ago

Penn State Football Spring Storyline: How Big Will Miles Sanders’ Role Be?

How big of a role will backup running back Miles Sanders play in 2017? As the spring practice session begins for Penn State there are several questions and storylines surrounding the 2017 Nittany Lions. One of those questions is the role of backup running back Miles Sanders. The talented running back didn’t find himself highly […] Penn State Football Spring Storyline: How Big...
Via Victory Bell Rings
1 day ago

Penn State Football Early Position Preview 2017: Tight End

Penn State enters the 2017 football season with one of the top tight ends in the nation.  The Penn State Nittany Lions transformed into a very dangerous and potent offense last season under offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. A big part of that was the use of the tight end position in the passing attack. Mike […] Penn State Football Early Position Preview 2017: Tight End - Victory...
Via Victory Bell Rings
1 day ago

The Latest: Jury gets case against Penn State ex-president

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the criminal trial of former Penn State president Graham Spanier (all times local): 3:05 p.m. A jury has begun deliberations in the criminal trial of Penn State’s former president. Graham Spanier (SPAN’-yur) is accused of mishandling complaints that former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was molesting boys. He’s charged with two...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Penn State Names Three Captains for 2017 Season

Say hello to your 2017 captains! While it’s only the second day of spring camp, Penn State has already named its captains for the 2017 season. Quarterback Trace McSorley, middle linebacker Jason Cabinda and strong safety/special teams ace Nick Scott will each be counted on to serve as the leaders of a team that enters the upcoming season with high expectations. Ever since he...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
2 days ago

Penn State Football Names Team Captains for 2017 Season

Who will be representing Penn State as captains during the 2017 football season? As Penn State opens spring practice for the 2017 college football season, the program has named its captains. The Nittany Lions will be represented by a senior and two juniors, as voted on by coaches and players. Senior linebacker Jason Cabinda and juniors, […] Penn State Football Names Team Captains...
Via Victory Bell Rings
2 days ago

Defense to begin in trial of Penn State’s former president

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The defense is set to begin presenting its case in the criminal trial of Penn State’s former president. Graham Spanier (SPAN’-yur) is accused of mishandling complaints that former football coach Jerry Sandusky was molesting boys. Spanier is charged with two counts of child endangerment and one count of conspiracy, all felonies. The third day of testimony...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Penn State Football: James Franklin Talks Spring Practice

James Franklin met with members of the media Monday to discuss the start of spring practice for the 2017 season.  Penn State head coach James Franklin opened his spring press conference Monday by praising the team’s strength and condition team, led by Dwight Galt. ” I’ve been with him for a long time, and our development […] Penn State Football: James Franklin Talks Spring...
Via Victory Bell Rings
2 days ago

Penn State Football Recruiting Roundup: March 22, 2017

Spring practice is ready to begin for Penn State football. Due to this, the Nittany Lions are about to become extremely busy in the recruiting world. After a few slow weeks, the world of Penn State football recruiting is about to get very busy. The reason for this is the start of spring practice for […] Penn State Football Recruiting Roundup: March 22, 2017 - Victory Bell Rings...
Via Victory Bell Rings
2 days ago

The Latest: Witness says he thought Sandusky was reported

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the criminal trial of former Penn State president Graham Spanier (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A former Penn State vice president says he erroneously assumed for about a decade that state child welfare authorities had been contacted about a complaint that Jerry Sandusky had been seen showering with a boy in a football team shower. Gary Schultz...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

WATCH: Badger Hockey Digest - Week 19 March 22, 2017

The Badgers played for the B1G Tournament Championship last weekend, but fell to Penn State in Double-OT 2-1. Wisconsin needed to win the tournament to earn the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. After winning 12 games over the past 2 years the Badgers finish this season 20-15-1.
Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh, Hello Wrestling Edition: Gavin Teasdale commits to Penn State

Booooooooooooooooooooom! PA native Gavin Teasdale flips from Iowa to Penn State And that train keep on rollin... Coming off a dominant performance in the NCAA Wrestling Tournament, Cael Sanderson and the Penn State wrestling team kept up the momentum as they picked up a commitment today from class of 2018 stud and long-time Iowa Hawkeyes commit Gavin Teasdale. Teasdale, a 120...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
3 days ago

Penn State Loses Two Offensive Linemen

Two offensive linemen are no longer on the roster, with one retiring for medical reasons and another looking to transfer out of the program. It has been reported that Penn State offensive lineman Noah Beh will opt to transfer, with sources confirming he will opt to finish his college career at Delaware. Beh played 13 games as a Nittany Lion, and spent most of his playing time in...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
3 days ago

Former Penn State president’s criminal trial set to resume

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The criminal trial of Penn State’s former president on felony child endangerment charges is set to resume, with two of his former top lieutenants among those who could take the stand. Seven people are on the prosecution’s witness list and could testify Wednesday, as Graham Spanier’s (SPAN’-yurz) trial in Harrisburg continues. They include former Penn...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

Success With Hyperlinking Is Getting What It Deserves

This week’s links are all about past, current, and perhaps future champions! PennLive has a recruiting round-up of five-star DE Micah Parsons’ visit to State College (You should really re-think the name of that dog, Micah... ), and also a look-ahead to who will visit next weekend. The Allentown Morning Call is impressed with blue-chipper Lamont Wade early in his Penn State career...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
3 days ago

Penn State Football Early Position Preview 2017: Defensive Line

Penn State needs to replace two starters on the defensive line in 2017.  Losing two starting defensive ends could present a tough situation heading into a new season, but luckily for Penn State, there are some talented and experienced guys ready to step up. Garrett Sickels and Even Schwan are both gone, but defensive line […] Penn State Football Early Position Preview 2017: Defensive...
Via Victory Bell Rings
3 days ago
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