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Keith Olbermann apologizes in his return

After being suspended last week for his poor Twitter behavior with Penn State students and alums, Keith Olbermann returned to his hosting duties on his ESPN show Monday. In his return, Olbermann apologized for his actions and discussed his renewed philosophy on Twitter.
Via Nittany Lions Den
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Presenting The Best State Patty’s 2015 Instagram Video

As I was trolling through Instagram and Twitter for something worthwhile from State Patty’s Weekend, I came across this fantastic IG video of a female Penn State student trying to open a bottle of champagne with a machete. Now why exactly women at Penn State are keeping machetes lying around, we’ll never know. But we’re sure glad they did. This embed is invalid" />
Via COED
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Aaron White picks up first B1G award

IOWA CITY — From his high-flying dunk against Illinois to his quick-twitch overtime steal at Penn State, Iowa’s Aaron White has elevated his profile and his legacy in the twilight of his senior season.White, who earned
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
9 hours ago

Aaron White’s 3-game run among Big Ten’s 2015 best

Iowa senior Aaron White had his career week last week. Of that, there is no denying.In games at Nebraska last Sunday, at home against Illinois last Wednesday, and at Penn State last Saturday, White had these totals:Sixty-eight
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
11 hours ago

Morning Cup of Joe – Penn State junior day updates and defending 2015 schedule

One criticism Penn State fans seem to have on a somewhat regular basis is the non-conference schedule’s lack of strength. In this new era of college football, with the College Football Playoff and the emphasis the selection committee is supposed to place on overall body of work, the strength of Penn State’s schedule is worth discussing. However, sometimes the logic and work put...
Via Nittany Lions Den
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why you should stop being outraged about Penn State’s 2015 schedule

I generally try to avoid reading the PennLive Fan Line, but sometimes I either cannot help myself or I open the link by accident. In any event, I was not all that surprised to see the complaints in the most recent Fan Line post this weekend, with a couple complaints about Penn State’s 2015 schedule. “JUST READ the upcoming Penn State home football schedule for 2015. I hope the...
Via Nittany Lions Den
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Potential recipients debate best use of $60 million from Sandusky fine

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to address child sexual abuse, potential recipients are starting to think about how that money might be put to use. ''There's certainly a tremendous need,'' said Linda Rosenberg, executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. ''In the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Process gets underway to carve up $60 million Sandusky fine

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to address child sexual abuse, potential recipients are starting to think about how that money might be put to use. The money's been split up, with $12 million being retained by the university and $48 million going for grants through a state government agency...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
7 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Football Team Shows Up in Pads and Uniforms to Support Basketball Team Against Penn State

When you play a sport for your school you hope that people will come out and support the team. If they get a little crazy in the process that is quite alright. Whatever it takes to get them out and whatever it takes for them to have fun. So if they happen to play for another team, like the football team, and show up wearing pads, jerseys and helmets it should not be shocking.Well...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Avert your eyes! Penn State concept helmet alert!

At some point in time I think Penn State fans should accept that there will be a day when Penn State breaks tradition and suits up in an alternate uniform design provided by Nike. Here’s hoping this helmet design is not a part of that. Penn State Nittany Lions, college. Design concept by @deeyungentertainment. #freshfootballhelmets #ffh #design #concept #designconcept #footballhelmet...
Via Nittany Lions Den
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Fans Trying to Crowd Fund $10K Fine B-Ball Coach Patrick Chambers Hit With For Criticizing Refs

Penn State had a tough game on their hands Saturday against the Maryland Terrapins, but one they had a shot to win down the stretch. With about two minutes left the team was hit with an offensive foul, one that Penn State head coach Patrick Chambers did not agree with. Maryland went on to win the game 76-73.Afterwards he ripped the officials a new one for what he called the worst...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Contacted Bill Parcells About Job After Firing Joe Paterno

Penn State contacted Bill Parcells after the school had fired Joe Paterno.
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State’s emergence has only helped Big Ten hockey’s credibility

When Penn State announced it was adding hockey and thusly the Big Ten could sponsor the sport for the first time, many were critical of the move for schools like Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. After all, they were leaving two of the best conferences in college hockey to join forces with three programs without the tradition and depth of the leagues they were leaving. The chief...
Via Talking 10
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Swept by Penn State

The Badgers could not avoid the road series sweep falling to the Nittany Lions from Penn State 1-4. With the Badgers and Nittany Lions squaring off less than 24 hours since their last meeting, both teams looked a tad slow to start the game. The game was swaying back and forth with neither of the two teams grabbing the momentum. The Badgers were given the first opportunity of the...
Via Madtown Badgers
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Paterno’s 111 Wins Restored By NCAA In Settlement With Penn State

History has been rewritten once again. The NCAA announced a settlement with Penn State on Friday in which it agreed to restore 112 wins to the school’s football program — 111 of which came under former head coach Joe Paterno. Paterno’s additional wins once again make him the winningest coach in college football. Those 112 wins were wiped from the...
Via NESN.com
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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