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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...
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CAMPUS CRIME: Penn State Student Suffers Head Trauma in Frat Incident

  State College Police are looking into an incident at a fraternity in which an unidentified student ended up bei…
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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...
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8 hours 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...
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23 hours 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...
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1 day 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
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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
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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
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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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting analyst: Penn State the most surprising in recruiting

10 most surprising recruiting teams so far 1. #PSU 2. #Gamecocks 3. #MissState 4. #Duke 5. #BC 6. #UNC 7. #TCU 8. #UMD 9. #Wisc 10. #WVU — Mike Farrell (@rivalsmike) July 16, 2014
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Penn State Adding Numbers To Their Football Helmets?

Penn State freshman running back Nick Scott posted a photo of his helmet with numbers on the side on Instagram and it obviously sent Nittany Lions fans into a frenzy and speculating whether or not this will be a permanent change. It’s not the first time that the Nittany Lions have had numbers on their […] The post Is Penn State Adding Numbers To Their Football Helmets? appeared...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Numbers Being Added to Helmets? (PHOTO)

The moment that Penn State freshman RB Nick Scott posted a photo of a Nittany Lions helmet with his No. 24 on it, fans immediately started speculating about a change in lids. It’s far...Story
Via Lost Lettermen
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Penn State’s Helmets Feature Numbers In 2014?

Will Penn State be wearing helmets with numbers during the 2014 season?
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Commit Shows Off Cool PSU Themed Haircut At The Opening

Adam McLean, a four-star defensive end recruit from Bethesda, Maryland, showcased his new Penn State haircut at Nike’s The Opening event this week in Beaverton, Oregon. Although McLean pulled his hamstring during the 40-yard-dash on the first-day of The Opening, there’s no question he caught the eye of college football fans across the country. #WeAre DL […] The post Penn State...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State Commit Adam McLean Shows Off Nittany Lion Themed Haircut At The Opening

Penn State 2015 defensive tackle commit Adam McLean is at The Opening this week. While it is unfortunate that the four-star Maryland native can’t compete in any of the drills due to a hamstring injury — especially because he’s the 13th best defensive tackle in America, according to 247 Sports — McLean is still turning heads with an awesome Penn State themed haircut. It features...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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