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Morning Cup of Joe – Big Ten media poll results, the Big 16 and more

We could have had Oklahoma and Texas A&M, but got Rutgers and Maryland? Oof!…? Penn State was picked to finish third in the Big Ten this upcoming season by a selected panel of voters from throughout the Big Ten, as conducted by Cleveland.com. Ohio State was the runaway favorite, as expected. A third place finish […]

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Morning Cup of Joe – Yep, Penn State football lives on

Hey, what do you know. Penn State football still exists! Well, here we are. Penn State football is still here and getting ready for the 2015 season. They may even be good. Maybe even sleeper good. But let’s not get too carried away just yet. It is amazing though to think about just how far […]

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With NCAA sanction era in rear view, Penn State still ticking

Three summers ago Penn State’s football program was thought to be wiped as much from existence as a program can get this side of the SMU death penalty. The NCAA dropped a three-ton anvil on the program following the release of the Freeh Report related to the university’s handling of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky […]

Penn State Travels To Ohio State For Most Expensive Game in 2015

In a whirlwind of a season, which began with a new head coach and sanctions that were supposed to keep the Penn State Nittany Lions out of bowl participation, things surely went better than expected. James Franklin’s first season resulted in a 7-6 record and a Pinstripe Bowl victory over Boston College, something that was […]

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Morning Cup of Joe: Penn State’s big recruiting week

I made a cup of coffee this morning without placing a mug under the machine. Hope your week is off to a better start than mine. Penn State’s last big push on the summer camp schedule ended nicely for James Franklin and company. Penn State added a pair of players to the Class of 2016 […]

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Penn State taking names off back of jerseys

A return to tradition Penn State will be wearing a bit more of a traditional and familiar look this season. The names of players are being taken off Penn State’s jerseys starting this season. The school announced the uniform change this morning. Black Shoes. Basic Blues. No Names. All Game. Head coach James Franklin met […]

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Do you want to see Penn State play on a neutral field?

Penn State has a history of neutral site games, and big money can be made by playing them today. Should Penn State dabble in the neutral field craze? In 1978, Penn State played in the very first Kickoff Classic in the old Giants Stadium. It was a crushing defeat at the hands of Nebraska, with […]

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Class of 2016: Penn State secures nation’s top kicker via music video

Penn State secures commitment from kicker Quinn Nordin. He released a music video for the announcement. This is a thing that actually happened. This is the age in which we live. It is part fascinating, and part self-serving. But hey, Penn State got the nation’s top kicker so how many fans are really going to […]

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When was the last time Penn State was a dominant force?

Do you remember the last time Penn State was a dominant force? If so, you are probably over the hill. Penn State head coach James Franklin was recently a guest on the Dan Patrick Show. Unlike his counterpart at Michigan, Jim Harbaugh, and his experience with Colin Cowherd, Franklin — per usual — had plenty […]

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Nittany Lions Den Podcast: Episode 1.00

We tried this little experiment before. But now it’s for real. It was a nice concept in the past but never saw much stability, but the Nittany Lions Den Podcast is alive and well now thanks to a new partnership with VSporto and a rejuvenated host. Today marks the return of the new and (hopefully) […]

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