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Penn State Football: schedule preview for Michigan

The one game that fans and Penn State football players will have circled on their calendars is Michigan. The Nittany Lions will be out for major revenge. The biggest, loss (points-wise) of Penn State football’s 2016 season came at the hands of the Michigan Wolverines. At the time, the Nittany Lions were still creating their identity […] Penn State Football: schedule preview...
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15 days ago

Penn State Football Morning News: Pacino as Joe Paterno, Givens a breakout player

Penn State football news never stops, even in the offseason.  The latest Penn State football news links cover a variety of topics as we are squarely in the offseason. Recruiting is one of the most popular subjects during the offseason, so naturally, that’s where we will start. Justin Fields, the top quarterback for the 2018 […] Penn State Football Morning News: Pacino as Joe...
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16 days ago

Al Pacino to star as Penn State’s Joe Paterno in HBO biopic

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Pacino will star as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in an upcoming HBO biopic directed by Barry Levinson. HBO says the film will focus on Paterno dealing with the fallout from the child sex abuse scandal involving his former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The all-time winningest coach in major college football history was fired days after Sandusky’s...
Via MyNorthwest.com
16 days ago

Penn State football: Schedule preview for Pittsburgh

Penn State football’s heartbreaking loss to an underrated Pittsburgh team last season hurt, but the Nittany Lions could avenge it this year. As much as no one wants to look back on the 42-39 loss to Pittsburgh, Penn State football took a lot away from the loss. Despite an abysmal four turnovers, the Nittany Lions […] Penn State football: Schedule preview for Pittsburgh - Victory...
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16 days ago

Report: Al Pacino to play Joe Paterno in HBO movie about Jerry Sandusky

Hollywood legend Al Pacino is reportedly set to play Joe Paterno in an HBO production that focuses on the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal that rocked Penn State in 2011. This news was first reported by Kate Stanhope of the Hollywood Reporter, who notes Oscar-winning director Barry Levinson will direct the film. At this time, it’s unknown who the other major players will be...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Al Pacino will star as Joe Paterno in upcoming movie

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16 days ago

Al Pacino to play Joe Paterno in upcoming Penn State scandal movie

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17 days ago

Three Redshirt Freshmen that can make an Impact for Penn State football

What three redshirt freshmen have the best chance to make an impact for the Penn State Football team in 2017? Each and every college football season every team in the country has players that burst onto the scene during their redshirt freshman seasons. For example, look at offensive lineman Ryan Bates and defensive linemen Shareef Miller […] Three Redshirt Freshmen that can make...
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17 days ago

Penn State vs. Michigan Spread Is Moving Towards The Wolverines

The early line for the October 21st Michigan at Penn State game originally opened as the Nittany Lions being a two touchdown favorite by The South Point Sportsbook in Las Vegas. After less than a week, however, the line now has Penn State as a 9-point favorite.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Mark Allen rounds out tremendous running game

If there’s an embarrassment of riches for Penn State football its the running back spot. From Saquon Barkley to Mark Allen the unit make it look easy. In our final player profile at the running spot, VBR takes a look at redshirt junior running back Mark Allen. The oldest running back in Penn State football’s […] Penn State Football: Mark Allen rounds out tremendous running...
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19 days ago

Three former Penn State administrators get jail time in Jerry Sandusky scandal sentence

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier and two more former administrators are finally paying the price for their in the Jerry Sandusky abuse scandal, although the price is lower than prosectors and many others hoped. Spanier, who was fired in November 2011 for his handling of the scandal, will spend at least two months in jail and two more on house arrest. He must also pay...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier Receives Jail Time

Disgraced former Penn State president Graham Spanier is going to be spending time in jail. After being found guilty of a misdemeanor child endangerment charge earlier this year, Spanier was sentenced on Friday to two months in jail. Former Penn State vice president Gary Schulz will also serve two months. Another former Penn State official was sentenced on Friday as well, with former...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago

Ex-Penn State administrators sentenced to jail time, house arrest for child endangerment in Sandusky scandal

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20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Prosecutor: Ex-Penn State president a 'failure'

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20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Ex-Penn State officials say sorry for inaction

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20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time

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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Shareef Miller Will be Penn State Football’s Breakout Player in 2017

In our ongoing series, our writers name the Penn State football player they think will break out the biggest way in 2017. Up next, Jared discusses his pick: defensive end Shareef Miller. Gone are both of Penn State’s starters at defensive end from 2016. Garrett Sickels and Evan Schwan will both be fighting to earn roster spots in the fall with the Indianapolis Colts and New York...
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20 days ago

The Latest: Ex-Penn State officials say sorry for inaction

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of ex-Penn State officials in the Sandusky scandal (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Two ex-Penn State officials have apologized to the sex abuse victims of Jerry Sandusky while awaiting sentencing for failing to alert authorities to a 2001 allegation against the ex-assistant football coach, allowing the now-convicted serial predator...
Via MyNorthwest.com
20 days ago

Only Blake Gillikin Until Penn State Football 2017

The rising sophomore made sure that Penn State wasn’t punting on punting last year. For a team that scored as many points as Penn State did during the 2016 season, the Nittany Lions sure did punt a lot, and that’s what made Blake Gillikin such an important member of the team. Even when Penn State rolled off 49 points against USC in the Rose Bowl, Gillikin was still called upon...
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21 days ago

Penn State Football Recruiting Roundup: June 1, 2017

Welcome to this week’s Penn State football recruiting roundup There are very few times during the calendar year when the world of Penn State football recruiting is a slow one. Right now is most definitely not one of those times. The Penn State Football coaching staff has been hard at work on the recruiting trail, and […] Penn State Football Recruiting Roundup: June 1, 2017 ...
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21 days ago

Jonathan Holland Will Be Penn State Football’s Breakout Player in 2017

In our next series, our writers name the Penn State football player they think will break out the biggest way in 2017. Up Next, Chris discusses his pick: Tight End Jonathan Holland. Coming into last season the tight end position was a bit of a question mark. Rising prospect Nick Bowers was injured shortly before the season started, leaving the team with just one player, Mike Gesicki...
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21 days ago

Penn State Football: Four start times announced for 2017 season

Find out when Penn State will play four of its games in 2017.  With the 2017 college football season approaching in just three short months, Penn State has released four more start times for the season. Prior to the announcement, just one kickoff time — the season opener against Akron on September 2 — was […] Penn State Football: Four start times announced for 2017 season...
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21 days ago

Penn State Football Gets Four More Kickoff Times

Penn State will be on ABC for the first two weeks of the season. Kickoff times have been announced for a number of football games across the board, and Penn State picked up a few entries on the list. To go along with the Akron announcement from earlier in May, times for the home games against Pitt and Rutgers, as well as road contests against Northwestern and Ohio State have been...
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21 days ago

Shane Simmons Will Be Penn State Football’s Breakout Player in 2017

In our next series, our writers name the Penn State football player they think will break out the biggest way in 2017. Up next, Aaron discusses his pick: Defensive End Shane Simmons. With no dominant pass-rusher on Penn State’s roster this past fall, Shane Simmons might have had a chance to make an impact as a true freshman. After all, the four-star defensive end out of Laurel...
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22 days ago

Best game every week on the 2017 college football schedule

Even before the preseason rankings emerge, it’s fun to take a peek ahead at the 2017 college football schedule to figure out which games hold the most interest.That’s what we’re doing today. The season is fluid and some of the teams we think will be hot will not hit the spot. But generally speaking we can get a good handle on which games will provide excitement to the masses...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss
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