Penn State Nittany Lions
Keith Olbermann has been taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter.
Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann has issued an apology in regard to fans who displayed questionable behavior on Saturday night at High Point Solutions Stadium.
Rutgers has defeated Penn State twice in 24 tries, once in 1918 and again 70 years later in 1988. The teams haven’t played since 1995, two years after Penn State joined the Big Ten.
Penn State was halfway through a four-year postseason ban handed down during the summer of 2012. The NCAA rescinded some of the scholarship sanctions last year.
Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand and former Penn State player Adam Taliaferro will be the honorary captains when the Scarlet Knights play their first Big Ten game against the Nittany Lions on Sept. 13.
James Franklin, 41, who led Vanderbilt to bowls in all three of his seasons there, replaces Bill O’Brien as Penn State’s newest head football coach.
Jerry Sandusky described his career and retirement from Penn State by video link Tuesday as testimony began in a hearing into whether he can get back the retirement benefits he lost after being convicted of child molestation.
Tim Frazier scored 10 of his game-high 29 points in overtime to lead Penn State to an 89-82 win over St. John’s in the second game of the Barclays Center Classic Friday night.
Christian Hackenberg threw two touchdown passes in his first college game and the freshman led Penn State to 23-17 victory against Syracuse on Saturday.
The Giants signed former Cowboys’ linebacker Dan Connor on Saturday, terms were not disclosed.
As if the declaration has merit or meaning, the last, semantic line of defense from the Paterno Apologist is, “We’ll never truly know what happened.” We know enough. More than enough.
“What we found was that in many respects, with regard to Mr. Paterno, the report was incomplete, inaccurate and speculative about his role,” former U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh told WFAN host Mike Francesa.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday he will file a federal lawsuit against the NCAA in a bid to overturn the hefty sanctions imposed on Penn State University in the wake of the Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
Silverman thinks Rutgers moving to the Big Ten is another step in the wrong direction for college sports.
Will you root for Penn State this season? As we snap the seal on a new football season, many Americans will wonder how Penn State will crawl out of the coffin that Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno dug over decades of crimes and cover-ups.