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Iowa survives Penn State in overtime

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Aaron White hit six consecutive free throws in overtime en route to 21 points and an 81-77 overtime victory over Penn State tonight.With Iowa up by two points, forward Aaron White hit two free throws with
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
3 hours ago

Penn State hockey kisses NCAA at-large hopes goodbye in loss to OSU

There wasn’t a better story in Big Ten hockey than the sudden and surprising rise of Penn State. For most of the league season the Nittany Lions were either leading, sharing the lead or well within striking distance of whomever was leading. It’s just too bad the feel-good story of the Big Ten has turned in to a personal nightmare for the Penn State team. A once promising resume...
Via Talking 10
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penn State athletic director says finances top priority

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Six months into her tenure, Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour is focused on keeping the school's 31 sports financially healthy. ''You create resources either by spending what you have more smartly ... and also by raising more money,'' Barbour said during a recent interview with the Associated Press. Barbour, who replaced Dave Joyner in August 2014...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

For Penn State, where there’s a will, there’s a D.J.

IOWA CITY — A season that began with promise has faded into a year of malaise for Penn State basketball. But the Nittany Lions (15-13, 3-12 Big Ten) boast one shining star that peers through their hazy horizon, and that’s seni
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
1 day ago

Fun Facts: Iowa-Penn State

There are those who would have you believe wrestling and ice hockey are more-popular winter sports at Penn State right now than men’s basketball.Those who would have you believe that know what they’re talking about.
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
1 day ago

WBB: Ohio State Rolls Penn State

The Buckeyes rolled into Penn State this evening in search of win #20 and an opportunity to move up in the B1G standings for tournament seeding. Coach McGuff’s team searched in the right place as they rolled the host Nittany Lions 88-70. This is the 3rd straight win for the fast-closing Buckeyes (20-9, 12-5) and it moved them into a tie for 3rd place in the Big Ten. The loss dropped...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge: Keeping Sandusky lawsuit in Philadelphia not a burden

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A judge presiding over a civil lawsuit against Penn State and ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky by an accuser who testified in Sandusky's criminal child sex abuse trial has laid out his reasons for ruling the case should remain in Philadelphia. Penn State is based in State College, 200 miles northwest. It has appealed Judge Angelo Foglietta's decision...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Wants Keith Olbermann To Donate To THON

ESPN suspended on-air personality Keith Olbermann for one week over comments he made on Twitter regarding Penn State. This evening, Penn State’s official university Facebook account issued a statement asking Olbermann to make amends by donating to THON, the school’s well-known fundraiser for pediatric cancer.    Post by Penn State. Many Penn State alumni and supporters...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Olbermann suspended by ESPN for trashing Penn State

Keith Olbermann was suspended for the rest of the week by ESPN for critical tweets he sent about Penn State, the network announced Tuesday. “We are aware of the exchange Keith Olbermann had on Twitter last night regarding Penn State. It was completely inappropriate and does not reflect the views of ESPN. We have discussed...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Penn State comments

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Keith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
4 days ago

Keith Olbermann Suspended By ESPN After Tweet Insulting Penn State Efforts to Raise Money for Pediatric Cancer

They say there is no such thing as negative publicity. That it is better to be talked about and in the forefront of the public's mind rather than not be talked about at all. Keith Olbermann must adhere to that train of thought. How else can you explain why he would insult Penn State students raising over $13 million for pediatric cancer.I'm just going to go ahead and get this out...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN: Keith Olbermann will not host his show for remainder of this week

Keith Olbermann has been suspended this week by ESPN after he sparred with Penn State fans on Twitter. We are aware of the exchange Keith Olbermann had on Twitter last night regarding Penn State. It was completely inappropriate and does not reflect the views of ESPN. We have discussed it with Keith, who recognizes he was wrong. ESPN and Keith have agreed that he will not host his...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Olbermann Gets Suspended From ESPN For Bickering With Penn State Supporters

If there is anything to learn from Keith Olbermann’s latest suspension, it’s that no one ever wins a Twitter fight. A couple of nights ago, a Twitter user asked Olbermann what he thought about Penn State students’ efforts to raise money “to support children and their families fighting pediatric cancer at the Penn State Milton Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Penn State comments

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) Keith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter. On Monday, a Penn State alum tweeted to Olbermann the phrase ''We Are!'' and a link to an article about students raising more than $13 million to fight pediatric cancer. Olbermann replied ''...Pitiful.'' Olbermann, who often...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Olbermann Calls PSU Students ‘Pitiful,’ Promptly Apologizes

Keith Olbermann made a couple thousand enemies yesterday when he blasted Penn State University students on Twitter post-THON. Penn State #THON: Best Photos From The Fundraiser This year 15,000 Penn State students, volunteers, and cancer survivors gathered in the Bryce Jordan center Read More → The big-mouthed sports and political commentator responded to a classic “We...
Via COED
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Olbermann Suspended By ESPN for Penn State Tweets

Keith Olbermann has been suspended by ESPN for twitter rant he went on about Penn State University. Keith Olbermann has been suspended by ESPN for these and other tweets about Penn State University. pic.twitter.com/Itt3YhFneg — JRehling (@JRehling) February 24, 2015 Keith Olbermann won't host his own show until next Monday according to an ESPN release: pic.twitter.com/3JW5SK3Onl...
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Suspends Keith Olbermann For 1 Week Following Penn State Twitter Comments

ESPN’s Keith Olbermann criticized Penn State and the NCAA in the wake of Joe Paterno’s wins being restored, and he drew heat for his early Monday exchange with a Penn State student who tweeted at him about the university’s THON fundraiser.  In the wake of that criticism, ESPN released a statement apologizing for Olbermann’s remarks and declaring that he won’t be hosting...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Penn State Linebacker Michael Mauti Is Going Off On Keith Olbermann

Last month, ESPN on-air personality Keith Olbermann lambasted Penn State and the NCAA in the wake of Joe Paterno’s vacated wins being restored. Early Monday morning, Olbermann was back at it, but this time he chose to rip the PSU student body after a current PSU student tweeted at him regarding THON, the university’s well-regarded fundraiser for pediatric cancer.  Kind of odd...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Joe – NFL Combine wrap-up, Tom Bradley to UCLA

Lots of good stuff to get to today… The NFL Combine is now wrapped up for Penn State players. Victory Bell Rings looks at the performance of Penn State players. Be sure to visit Optimum Scouting for a full rundown of NFL Combine coverage as well. Black Shoe Diaries had an interesting question yesterday. Which former Penn State quarterback would fit James Franklin’s system the...
Via Nittany Lions Den
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 5 Maryland beats Penn State 65-34 for 19th win in row

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Brionna Jones scored 11 of her 17 points in the decisive first half, and No. 5 Maryland coasted past Penn State 65-34 to move one notch closer to completing a perfect Big Ten regular season. It was the 19th straight victory for the Terrapins, their longest winning streak since a 21-game run in 1988-89. After the game, Maryland was presented a trophy for winning...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Penn State Player Garry Gilliam Thinks School Announced THON Results At 4:09 On Purpose

Penn State held its annual THON fundraiser this past weekend, and in total, the school raised an amazing $13,026,653.23 towards fighting pediatric cancer. Numerous athletes got involved for the cause, and a number of viral videos even emerged from the event. The school might have also gotten a little shot in at the NCAA – at least that’s what one former player is suggesting....
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Sent A 2016 Prospect 107 Recruiting Letters

It seems like every recruiting cycle, we hear about programs sending prospects absurd amounts of personal letters at one time. McKeesport (Pa.) 2016 3-star ATH Khaleke Hudson was on the receiving end of one of those large deliveries today, courtesy of Penn State.  Just came home to 107 letters from Penn State today ! WeAre ! — Khaleke Hudson21 (@NeverDone_21) February 23, 2015...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State #THON: Best Photos From The Fundraiser

This year 15,000 Penn State students, volunteers, and cancer survivors gathered in the Bryce Jordan center and danced for 46 hours straight. No sleeping, no sitting, just dancing. It’s called the Penn State IFC/​Panhellenic Dance Marathon or #THON, and as exhausting as it sounds, these selfless individuals raised $13.02 million dollars for Four Diamond Fund based out of...
Via COED
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Joe – THON raises $13 million, PSU recruit wins Mr. PA Football

THON once again shows the best Penn State has to offer. Penn State is home to Mr. PA Football. Handing out Oscars and more. Another year of THON is in the books at Penn State, and once again it was a huge success. This year’s dance marathon raised $13,026,653.23, which is simply fantastic. Good job by everyone involved with this year’s fundraising event. On a related note, we...
Via Nittany Lions Den
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State’s Football Team Dropped An Incredible Dance Routine At THON

Penn State is notorious for its THON marathon, which is an annual fundraiser for children who are battling cancer. Participants, who are not allowed to sit for 46 straight hours, dance to raise millions of dollars for this great cause. It looks like Penn State’s football team got in on the action this year. And the Nittany Lions did not disappoint. PSU’s football squad put on...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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