In the family of Pennsylvania college football, Temple is like Penn State’s kid brother. The Owls inch closer each year to ending decades of futility against the Nittany Lions, only to be outmuscled at the end by their in-state foe.
Not with the Nittany Lions’ season ending in November no matter how well they do in the regular season.
Just last week I wrote something about veteran Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones having a flair for the dramatic.
With a new school year students have not forgotten the late head coach Joe Paterno, but they are ready for the start of a new season.
The Penn State Board of Trustees held a conference call on Sunday evening to talk about the tough sanctions imposed on the school and football program after the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.
Joe Paterno’s family plans to appeal the sanctions imposed by the NCAA against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Penn State lost a special teams ace to Texas, while two more Nittany Lions have left Happy Valley without ever playing a game for first-year coach Bill O’Brien.
Penn State’s board of trustees is dominated by a few wealthy and well-connected insiders, demands permanent secrecy, silences dissent and is in dire need of reform, according to a scathing critical essay by a retired trustee seeking to return to the board.
Sporting a Nittany Lions pin on the lapel of his dark gray jacket, Bill O’Brien took the podium, looked straight ahead and introduced himself with two quick, no-nonsense sentences.
Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky said Joe Paterno never spoke to him about any suspected misconduct with minors, the New York Times reported Saturday.
A half-century in the making, Joe Paterno’s impeccable reputation was shattered in a matter of days.
Penn State’s former defensive coordinator – facing charges that he sexually abused young boys over a 15 year period – has been released on bail. Two other high-ranking Penn State officials charged with a cover-up are expected to turn themselves in tomorrow.
A former Penn State University coach and two other university employees have been charged in connection with a child sex abuse case that allegedly took place at the school.
Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and another school administrator were charged Saturday with perjury and failure to report in an investigation into allegations that former football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky sexually abused eight young men, state prosecutors said.
If there is a team that is kryptonite to Joe Paterno’s Nittany Lions, it’s Kirk Ferentz’s Iowa Hawkeyes.