Penn State spring attendance ranks third in nation and Big Ten

Penn State head coach James Franklin may have wanted a full house on Saturday at Beaver Stadium, but the 68,000 fans that showed up for the annual Blue White Game is nothing to be ashamed of. Penn State’s spring game crowd currently ranks third in the nation and gives the Big Ten the top three spots in the order. Ohio State set a new national spring game record with 99,391 fans...
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Al Golden workout video from his Penn State days is pure gold

File under: The offseason, slow news day …  First, if you haven’t seen the awesome video posted by South Carolina beat writer Josh Kendall, you should stop what you’re doing now and look. Kendall, who covers the Gamecocks for The State, worked out with head coach Steve Spurrier in advance of the Head Ball Coach’s 70th birthday (which is Monday). Spurrier’s method...
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1 day ago

Hackenberg gets through Penn State spring game unscathed

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Christian Hackenberg had an unexpectedly busy spring game for Penn State. With his backup out, the star quarterback played almost all the Nittany Lions' intrasquad scrimmage Saturday. Hackenberg threw for 180 yards and a touchdown and was picked off once. Most important, Penn State's most irreplaceable player came away healthy as Hackenberg's Blue team beat...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star DB Zechariah McPhearson Commits To Penn State

On the day of its Blue-White spring game, Penn State has picked up a commitment from 2016 four-star cornerback Zechariah McPhearson. The news was first reported by Ryan Snyder of and confirmed moments ago by McPhearson himself. Officially committed to Penn State University — ZMac (@ZMcphearson) April 19, 2015 McPhearson, of Upper Marlboro...
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No. 6 Lt Heavyweight Phil Davis joins Bellator MMA

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 15, 2015) – Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the signing of the sixth* ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (13-3, 1 NC), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal. “I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone,” said Davis. “I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler to ever fight in...
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Phil Davis signs with Bellator MMA

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 14, 2015) – Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the signing of the sixth* ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (13-3, 1 NC), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal. “I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone,” said Davis. “I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler to ever fight in...
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Jeff Gordon takes tour of Penn State in special Axalta car

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Jeff Gordon slid into a street-legal version of his race car and set out for a slow cruise with a passenger who had no idea what kind of ride the four-time NASCAR champion had in store for her. There was nothing ordinary about this drive in the No. 24 Chevrolet. Gordon revved his engine and peeled away as he put on a show for a large crowd of fans chasing...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Eagles, Dolphins, & Redskins

Draft Gil Brandt reports that Penn State OT Donovan Smith and Texas A&M OT Cedric Ogbuehi will also be attending the NFL Draft. Ian Rapoport reports that Clemson DE/OLB Vic Beasley will visit with the Redskins and Jets next week. Tony Pauline reports that the Jaguars, Colts, and Cardinals all had their running back coaches on ... The post NFL Notes: Draft, Eagles, Dolphins,...
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Jeff Gordon to drive Penn State car at Pocono NASCAR race

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon will drive a blue and white Penn State car for a June race at Pennsylvania's Pocono Raceway. The four-time Sprint Cup Series winner unveiled the design Tuesday at Penn State. He drove a replica of the repainted Chevrolet SS around campus and attended a rally with the marching band and cheerleaders. Gordon says the special paint scheme...
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Photo/Video: NASCAR Star Jeff Gordon Unveils Penn State-Branded Car In Happy Valley

On June 7, Jeff Gordon will race in the Axalta ‘We Paint Winners’ 400 at Pocono Raceway, and he will do it in a car that is sure to draw some cheers from the local Pennsylvania fans. Gordon was in State College today to unveil the car, which features Penn State branding. The moment has arrived! The No. 24 @AxaltaRacing/@penn_state Chevy SS @JeffGordonWeb will race @poconoraceway...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon unveils Pocono paint scheme at Penn State University visit

Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon headed back to school Tuesday afternoon, as the Hendrick Motorsports driver took time to visit Penn State University. Gordon, along with sponsor Axalta, have partnered with Penn State to highlight STEM and business education. Penn State's College of Engineering and Smeal College of Business students will have a special opportunity...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star OL Michal Menet Has An Interesting Top 2 Schools

Reading (Pa.) Exeter Township High School offensive lineman Michal Menet is a four-star prospect in the class of 2016 with nearly 30 offers to his name. He revealed his top two schools this morning, and it is an interesting duo. — Michal Menet (@Mike_Menet72) April 14, 2015 Penn State isn’t a surprise considering Menet is a Keystone State native...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Penn State TE Jesse James Scheduled To Visit With Steelers

Penn State tight end Jesse James has several visits and workouts scheduled with teams ahead of the 2015 NFL Draft and according to Tony Pauline of, the Pittsburgh Steelers are on his calendar. Jesse James/TE/Penn St visits/workouts scheduled with Pittsburgh Steelers, GB Packers, SD Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Ravens — Tony Pauline (@TonyPauline) April...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State trustees vote to allow deals with Sandusky victims

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Penn State board on Thursday authorized university officials to settle litigation related to Jerry Sandusky, but it was not clear how much money is at stake or the number of victims involved. The trustees voted 18-6 to let high-ranking administrators execute settlements after they discussed dollar limits during a closed session. A university news release said...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State trustees vote to authorize Sandusky victim deals

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) The Penn State board is authorizing university officials to settle litigation related to Jerry Sandusky, but it's unclear how much money is at stake. The trustees voted 18 to 6 on Thursday to let high-ranking administrators execute settlements. Chairman Keith Masser says the board discussed dollar limits during a closed session before the vote. He says the authorization...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Nittany Lions 2015 Schedule and Analysis

James Franklin enters his second season in Happy Valley with his work cut out for him. The quarterback position is settled and the defense...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity: Suspension Details

The future of Greek Life at Penn State University isn’t looking so good right now. Just a couple of weeks after Kappa Delta Rho was suspended for uploading nude photos onto a secret Facebook account, the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity has been suspended by the IFC and Pi Kappa Phi Nationals after being charged with “hazing, alcohol violations, disorderly conduct, providing false information...
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NSCS: Axalta, Penn State and Jeff Gordon partner to highlight STEM, business education

Event to unveil details of program on the University Park campus on Tuesday, April 14 kamagra zsel rendels   UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, and Penn State today jointly announced a partnership that will include an on-campus press event and special learning opportunities with Jeff Gordon and...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Penn State S Adrian Amos

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done all offseason, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Local kid today. Penn State safety Adrian Amos. #4 […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Penn State S Adrian...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Bank Robber, Kim DeJesus Update & Jamarcus Sighting

  Win or lose…something is going to burn Prayers to the city of Morgantown. There doesn’t seem to be an ending tonight that will stop the students from burning something. We’re talking about a listed 9:45 tip that’s going to be bumped to probably 10:17, which means you’re looking at a 12:39 ending and students who’ve been drinking since 4. I’ll be spending my free...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Nittany Lions 2015 Spring Football Preview

James Franklin’s debut at Penn State had its share of ups and downs, as the Nittany Lions started 4-0 but dropped six out of their last eight...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State recruiting is building foundation at offensive line

Anyone who watched Penn State in 2014 knows what was the biggest weakness. The offensive line struggled to be a cohesive unit capable of protecting quarterback Christian Hackenberg and allowing the running game to get moving. For multiple reasons, the offensive line was the biggest hurdle Penn State rarely overcame last fall but the Nittany Lions are addressing that need in a big...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Haley, Munchak Present At Penn State Pro Day

While Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert both busy attending the Missouri Pro Day on Thursday, offensive coordinator Todd Haley and offensive line coach Mike Munchak both stayed closer to home and took in the Penn State Pro Day. #Steelers Todd Haley and Mike Munchak (Penn State alum) in attendance […] Steelers Haley, Munchak Present At...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State trustees to review proposal to make for happier beat reporters

When James Franklin and his staff came to Penn State, a plan to improve the football facilities to keep up to speed with programs in the SEC and Ohio State was made clear. Now it appears Penn State could be one step closer to undergoing some facility upgrades. Last week, Audrey Snyder of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette made note of some items on agenda for this week’s Penn State Board...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday’s Updated 2015 Big Ten Tournament Bracket

The Big Ten Tournament is down to just eight teams as we head into Friday. How’d we get there? Michigan upset Illinois, most likely knocking the Illini off the NCAA Tournament bubble. Penn State shocked Iowa, winning its second game in as many days. Indiana preserved its NCAA chances with a convincing win over Northwestern. And Ohio State held off Minnesota down the stretch to...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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