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Penn State powers past UMass, 48-7

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak rushed for a pair of touchdowns each, Christian Hackenberg threw for 179 yards and Penn State defeated Massachusetts 48-7 on Saturday. Penn State (4-0), which needed late-game drives to win two of its first three games, displayed a run-pass balance for the first time this season during its first-ever game against UMass (0-4). The...
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Penn State 48, UMass 7: Finally, a breather

Penn State proved capable of handling moments of adversity in week one in Ireland. In week two the Nittany Lions shrugged aside a rough first half against Akron. They answered the late call again last week on the road at Rutgers. In week four, back in Beaver Stadium, there was never a doubt as Penn State flirted with a shutout against a struggling Massachusetts program. The running...
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Photo: There Is A ’409 Forever’ Tribute To Joe Paterno Outside Of Beaver Stadium At Today’s Penn State Game

On Monday, the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pa. reported that one Penn State graduate was trying to organize a “Joe-out” to honor former Nittany Lions coach Joe Paterno during the team’s game today against UMass. It was rather controversial, and drew the ire of many people on the Internet. While it still remains to be seen if this will be a successful event, there is...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers AD Makes Sandusky Remark In Rutgers Staff Meeting

Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann, who apologized to Penn State officials this week for the “regrettable actions” of some fans at Saturday’s game, made her own joke about the child sex scandal involving Jerry Sandusky. University officials acknowledged Hermann made the Sandusky-related remark at a staff meeting last fall. “Julie’s comment was an off the cuff response...
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Rutgers AD Made Crude Sandusky Remark In Staff Meeting

Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann is in hot water again over some crude remarks she made in regards to Penn State. Hermann, who apologized to Penn State officials this week for the“regrettable actions” of some fans at Saturday’s game, made her own joke about the child sex scandal involving Jerry Sandusky NJ.com is reporting. Following a NJ Advance Media investigation...
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Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Massachusetts Minutemen: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Penn State Nittany Lions will play host to the Massachusetts Minutemen. Penn State (3-0) looks to remain unbeaten on the season while continuing the misery for Massachusetts. (0-3) Coverage of the game between Massachusetts and Penn State will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 4:00 pm ET from Beaver Stadium in University Park, PA. The Odds: Penn State is a 27...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Fans Are OUT of Their Damn Minds

Centre Daily - Roll up the cuffs on your khaki pants. Put on your dark glasses. Tie on your black shoes. There’s going to be a “Joe-out.” Wait, what’s a Joe-out?Laurie Anne Stannell, a fourth-generation Penn State grad, wanted to see something happen to show support for late former head coach Joe Paterno. It had to be something peaceful and happy, and something...
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Latest development in former Penn State prez's suit against former FBI head

  A federal judge has scheduled a Nov. 14 hearing to determine whether former Penn State president Graham Spanier's defamation suit against former FBI director Louis Freeh should be heard in federal court or in Centre County where it was filed. U.S. District Judge Malachy Mannion has so far indicated that Freeh hasn't done enough to show why Spanier's pending lawsuit...
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Penn State vs. UMass – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

PSU’s star quarterback will look to shred a bad UMass defense Penn State did it again last week. For the second time this season, the Nittany Lions were trailing late in a game, but thanks to a big drive orchestrated by star sophomore quarterback Christian Hackenberg, they came out with a big win against a quality opponent. This one was especially impressive, as Rutgers dominated...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Venue hearing set in ex-Penn State president suit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A federal judge has scheduled a Nov. 14 hearing to determine whether former Penn State president Graham Spanier's defamation suit against former FBI director Louis Freeh should be heard in federal court or in Centre County where it was filed. U.S. District Judge Malachy Mannion has so far indicated that Freeh hasn't done enough to show why Spanier'...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-2015 ITH season preview: Penn State Nittany Lions

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Penn State Nittany Lions. What a difference a year makes. After Penn State finished […] The post 2014-2015 ITH season preview: Penn State Nittany Lions appeared...
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Penn State Fans Call For ‘Joe-Out’ To Honor Joe Paterno Vs. UMass

Penn State fans are trying their hardest to rebuild the reputation of former football coach Joe Paterno. Although it’s been well-established that multiple young boys were molested by assistant coach Jerry Sandusky during Paterno’s tenure — with or without the head coach’s knowledge — some residents of Happy Valley will not rest until the Paterno mystique is re-established...
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Pitt vs. Penn State? Brett McMurphy says it could happen this season in bowl game

Pitt is scheduled to play Penn State in a brief series set to begin in a few years. But ESPN's Brett McMurphy, in his latest projections, says the rivalry could be played a bit sooner - as in this season. It's early and bowl game projections fluctuate week to week. But in this week's projections, McMurphy picks Pitt to square off against Penn State in the New Era Pinstripe...
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Video: James Franklin Coaches Young Penn State Fans On “Going Absolutely Berserk” For A Video Shoot

Based on his stint at Vanderbilt and early work at Penn State, we all know that James Franklin can coach football. Not only can he get his team fired up for a big game, but he is also good at inspiring kids to go “bezerk” for a video shoot. “James Franklin coaches up Walmart photo shoots” is a show I would watch http://t.co/KsahV9Jlqu — Ben Jones (@Ben_Jones88) September...
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Penn State fans plan ‘Joe-out’ for UMass game Saturday

Roll up the cuffs on your khaki pants. Put on your dark glasses. Tie on your black shoes. There’s going to be a “Joe-out.” Wait, what’s a Joe-out? Laurie Anne Stannell, a fourth-generation Penn State grad, wanted to see something happen to show support for late former head coach Joe Paterno. It had to be something peaceful and happy, and something that, first and foremost...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State’s Hamilton, Lewis added to Biletnikoff Award contention

A pair of Penn State wide receivers were added to the Biletnikoff Award watch list on Tuesday. The Biletnikoff Award is given annually to the top receiver in college football. According to the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, wide receivers DaeSean Hamilton and Geno Lewis both have had good enough seasons throughout their first three games to be added to the watchlist with...
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Rutgers’ athletic director apologizes; Penn State’s “Joe Out”

Rutgers AD Apologizes for Inappropriate Behavior by Rutgers Fans: Throughout Saturday afternoon and night, photos circulated through social media of various groups of Rutgers’ fans making crude references through shirts and banners. Two of the most popular photos being circulated was a photo of a banner that showed two stick figures portraying a sexual act with Penn State written...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Fans Plan To Honor Joe Paterno By Planning A ‘Joe-Out’ During UMass Game

Never say passion doesn’t cloud judgement. Penn State fans, famous for conducting “white-outs” during big games, plan on donning bottle-cap glasses, khaki pants, and anything else Joe Pa-esque to honor their legendary former head football coach Joe Paterno this Saturday. Does anybody else have a problem with their so-called “Joe-Out”? The guy was a part [&hellip (Visited...
Via No Coast Bias
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Internet Is Trashing Penn State Fans Who Are Planning A ‘Joe-Out’ To Honor Paterno This Saturday

Ever since former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was fired due to his alleged involvement in a cover up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, some Nittany Lion fans — who believe Paterno was innocent — have looked for ways to honor the former coach, believing his reputation has been unfairly tarnished. According to the Centre Daily Times out of State College...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers apologizes to Penn State for offensive signs, shirts

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers is apologizing to Penn State for offensive signs and shirts referencing the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal that some Rutgers fans displayed during a weekend football game. Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann apologized in a statement Monday for the "classless display" that she said does not represent the New Jersey school's views...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Fans Troll Penn State

This past Saturday Rutgers hosted Penn State at High Point Solutions Stadium. Rutgers’ fans have not forgotten about the scandal surrounding Penn State and former coach, Jerry Sandusky, as a few tailgaters made a sign to remind everyone else. Stay classy Rutgers. Kids are going to see that. How will you explain? pic.twitter.com/1irXadxL4Y — Sandy (@TweetsfromSandy) September...
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Rutgers Apologizes For Crude Fan Behavior in B1G Opener

Rutgers lost its first B1G game Saturday night, and a little conference respect as well. The university had to apologize for inappropriate behavior from some of its tasteless fans. There were offensive t-shirts calling Penn State “PED State” and a tasteless sign that joked about sexual assault on a child. AD Julie Hermann knows a little something about PR missteps (she basically...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Daiquan Kelly flips commitment from Syracuse to Penn State

Three-star athlete Daiquan Kelly, who was played on both sides of the ball at Union City (N.J.) High, announced on Twitter on Sunday that he has flipped his verbal commitment from Syracuse to Penn State. Kelly also drew scholarship offers from Michigan State, Virginia and Rutgers, among other programs. He's the No. 32 athlete in the class of 2015 according to Rivals.
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers AD Julie Hermann issues apology to Penn State for 'regrettable actions' of some fans

Rutgers athletics director Julie Hermann apologized to Penn State AD Sandy Barbour for what she called "regrettable actions of a handful of Rutgers fans'' who had offensive signage and t-shirts related to the Jerry Sandusky pedophile case that created a firestorm on the State College, Pa., campus three years ago. "On behalf of Rutgers University and the Athletic...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Takeaways: Nebraska, Penn State Still Standing

Congratulations, Nebraska and Penn State, you represent the Big Ten’s last hope. A week after the Big Ten’s top Playoff contenders...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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