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Penn State Got Royally Screwed with Worst Foul Call in the History of Basketball

Sports officials have an extremely difficult job and while we can semi-sympathize with the difficulty and pressures of the profession, that smidgen of sympathy is eliminated when they pull crap like this. The average reasonable fan can look past a few missed calls here and there, including subjective block-charge calls or lightning quick out-of-bounds rulings. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cahill scores career-high; Indiana women beat Penn State

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) Freshman Amanda Cahill scored a season-high 20 points to lead No. 12 seed Indiana past 13th-seeded Penn State 68-63 on Wednesday in the first round of the Big Ten women's basketball tournament. Indiana led throughout for its first conference tournament win since 2009. Jess Walter scored 15 points, Larryn Brooks added 13 and Tyra Buss had 12 points, seven...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Fans Chanted “Overrated!” At Ohio St G D’Angelo Russell, Who Proceeded To Go Off On The Nittany Lions

The “overrated!” chant is a popular-but-typically-poorly-used chant in the college basketball world. It was used in poor form by Penn State’s student section Wednesday night.  In the first half of the Nittany Lions’ game against Ohio State, fans chanted “overrated!” at Buckeye guard D’Angelo Russell – perhaps the best player in the sport – while he was at the free...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: OSU’s Sam Thompson scores on inbound deflection

There’s using your head while scoring, then there is what Sam Thompson did on Wednesday night. Instead of using his head, Thompson tried to block the inbound pass from Penn State, only to get lucky and have the pass be blocked right in to the backboard and in…. Yep, chances are you aren’t going to see that happen the next 1 million times an inbound pass takes place in the...
Via Talking 10
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MBB: Ohio State vs Penn State – unmoderated

Thad is checking his list. Are you on it? The Buckeyes roll into the Nittany Lions den looking for a win to move into a 4th place tie with Iowa. Penn State is just looking.. Tip off is 6:00PM EST. Television is BTN. Radio is 97.1. This LiveChat will be unmoderated. If you need a place to opine, vent, or otherwise express yourself, have a seat, this is the place. Make yourself at...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
1 day ago  |  Discuss

With great stipends comes great responsibility

By all accounts it appears as though Penn State is currently in position to be able to offer the largest player stipends once Big Ten programs begin handing out stipends to scholarship athletes this year. If the numbers hold firm, then Penn State’s coaching staff will figure to have a legitimate recruiting advantage in one particular area, but that could be a minor concern that...
Via Nittany Lions Den
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hackenberg is Penn State’s Whopper

Over on The Student Section today the focus is on Big Ten quarterbacks. Here is what was said about Penn State and Christian Hackenberg; Let’s put it this way … if Burger King dropped the Whopper, it would be the equal of Penn State losing Christian Hackenberg. He’s a top-shelf NFL prospect who is backed up by a host of freshmen. PSU would be well advised to do everything...
Via Nittany Lions Den
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Court Report: No. 23/25 Ohio State Buckeyes at Penn State Nittany Lions

For the final road game of the 2014-15 regular season, No. 23/25 Ohio State takes on Penn State tonight at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pa. Tip-off is set for 6:01 pm. ET. TV and Radio: The game will be televised on BTN with Kevin Kugler and Bob […]
Via BuckeyeBanter.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Keith Olberman Returns to Show and Makes Plea to Stop Twitter Trolling

Last week ESPN suspended Keith Olberman for the stupid and incredibly insensitive tweet he made in reference to Penn State students raising over $13 million to benefit pediatric cancer research. If you missed it, in a word he called the efforts pitiful. What was pitiful of course was not the efforts by the Penn State community, but that a journalist made the comment.What makes it...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State could have B1G advantage with stipends

With the Big Ten preparing to allow schools to hand out stipends to student-athletes to cover financial obligations not covered under a scholarship, it looks like Penn State could be gaining a nice little recruiting advantage. This, according to David Jones of The Patriot News today; Based on cost-of-attendance figures cited by CollegeData.com for the 2014-15 academic calendar,...
Via Nittany Lions Den
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Keith Olbermann Apologizes For Penn State Tweets, But Nittany Lions Supporters Aren’t Impressed

Last Tuesday, ESPN personality Keith Olbermann was suspended for one week following comments he made on Twitter regarding Penn State and its THON fundraiser. Olbermann, who blasted Penn State back in January after the NCAA agreed to restore Joe Paterno’s 111 vacated victories, returned to the air Monday, and his first line of business was to address the situation. Olbermann gave...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
5 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
6 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
12 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
15 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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