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Video: Penn State Goes Behind The Scenes Of The Schedule Poster Photo Shoot

These days, its not enough to produce an awesome schedule poster, teams have been releasing videos of the process of creating these posters during the summer. Penn State is the latest to get in on this trend. A number of Nittany Lions players, including Bill Belton, Zach Zwinak, and Brad Bars got into uniform for the first time this year for the photo shoot at Beaver Stadium. We...
Via College Spun
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette flubs headline about Penn State hiring

We’re not sure how this got through without anyone at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wondering if this headline could be received poorly, but the paper probably wants this one back right about now. No name. Just woman. — Virginia Montanez (@JanePitt) July 27, 2014 @JanePitt Maybe the future bylines for PG writers should be WOMAN (with name then underneath...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

“PSU Selects Woman To Head Athletics”- Post-Gazette Headline

The Post-Gazette had an interesting headline for announcing Penn State’s new athletic director, Sandy Barbour. [Virginia Montanez] The post “PSU Selects Woman To Head Athletics”- Post-Gazette Headline appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Will Reportedly Name Former Cal AD Sandy Barbour Its New Athletics Director

Penn State reportedly has its new athletics director. According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, former Cal athletics director Sandy Barbor will assume the role. Former Cal AD Sandy Barbour will be Penn State’s new AD, sources told @ESPN — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) July 26, 2014 If this report is true, it is certainly an unexpected hire. Barbour stepped down as Cal’s AD on...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penn State press conference scheduled for Saturday; new AD?

#PennState will hold press conference Saturday afternoon to “make an announcement on a personnel decision within Intercollegiate Athletics." — Kevin McGuire (@KevinOnCFB) July 25, 2014
Via Nittany Lions Den
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State picked fourth in B1G East by media

There is no official Big Ten preseason media poll anymore, but the idea lives on thanks to the staff at With Big Ten media day just around the corner next week, the unofficial media poll was released today. Ohio State is the favorite to win the Big Ten East Division as well as the Big Ten Conference Championship Game. Penn State is predicted to finish fourth in the...
Via Nittany Lions Den
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Hackenberg lead the Big Ten in TD passes in 2014?

The Big Ten has a handful of good quarterbacks taking the field this fall, including Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg. I personally still say Braxton Miller of Ohio State is the best all-around quarterback in the conference this season, but who will lead the Big Ten in passing touchdowns this season? That was a question the Big Ten Network debated. The four names that came up...
Via Nittany Lions Den
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nittany Lions Den is on Fancred, a social network for sports fans

Today I am very proud to say Nittany Lions Den is on Fancred! This makes Nittany Lions Den the first Penn State blog to appear on the sports social network, as far as I know. What is Fancred? I am glad you asked. In brief, it is a social network specifically for sports fans. Imagine a Twitter or Facebook timeline filled entirely with sports commentary, GIFs and links without political...
Via Nittany Lions Den
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State has 10-win potential in 2014

Penn State has the potential to win 10 games in the 2014 season, but many uncertainties will have to go their way. This week I was asked to provide my game-by-game predictions for Penn State in a round-up put together by Athlon Sports. I happily obliged, went down the schedule and gave my gut-instinct prediction for each. I admit I sometimes allow a bit of homerism when making some...
Via Nittany Lions Den
3 days ago  |  Discuss

PSU Commit Says New Jersey Recruits Are Not Going To Rutgers Because “We’re Just Doing What’ll Benefit Us Later In Life”

New Penn State head football coach James Franklin has made it a point to recruit the state of New Jersey heavily. This has shown in his success in getting recruits from the state to come to Happy Valley, as five of the top 10 recruits in the state have committed to Penn State, per 247 Sports. The other five recruits in the 247 top 10 are committed to Alabama, Michigan, Wisconsin...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Paterno Sues Penn State over Jerry Sandusky Scandal

Yes, Jerry Sandusky’s name somehow repeatedly finds it way back into the news. Jay Paterno, son of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, is suing the university following his dismissal from the coaching staff two years ago. Jay, along with another former assistant, Bill Kenney, filed a federal lawsuit in Philadelphia on Monday, saying they had been linked unfairly to the Jerry Sandusky...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2014

The Big Ten’s new 14-team alignment brought another shift in the divisions for 2014. Ohio State, Michigan State, Penn State and Michigan...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Paterno, Bill Kenney sue Penn State for 'improper termination'

Jay Paterno is targeting Penn State University in another lawsuit. Mr. Paterno today filed a complaint in Philadelphia federal court, where he and fellow former assistant coach Bill Kenney are suing the university for improper termination. Mr. Paterno and Mr. Kenney were not retained as assistant coaches by Penn State coach Bill O’Brien in January 2012. They are seeking compensation...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Paterno Suing Penn State for $1 Million for Wrongful Termination

Joe Paterno’s son, Jay, was an assistant coach at the time when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation charges were uncovered. Now Jay and another former assistant coach, Bill Kennedy, are suing Penn State for wrongful termination. The pair claim that the university unfairly linked them to Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation charges and would like a sum of $1 million and a statement...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State lands verbals from Irvin Charles, Miles Sanders

Penn State picked up verbal commitments early Saturday afternoon from New Jersey wide receiver Irvin Charles and Pittsburgh Woodland Hills' running back Miles Sanders, per Internet reports. Charles, from Haddonfield, N.J., will be a member of the Nittany Lions' Class of 2015, and Sanders will be in the Class of 2016.
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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