Monthly Archives: December 2009

Learning about a legend

It all started innocently enough with myself and Harrisburg Patriot columnist Dave Jones playing a little bit of one-on-one basketball here in Orlando at the Marriott Grande Lakes. The sprawling complex is hosting the Capital One Bowl media, and its … Continue reading

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Don’t expect much from Newsome

Penn State fans have been anxious to see more of true freshman quarterback Kevin Newsome, especially since he appears to be the front-runner for the starting job next season. They also remember how Daryll Clark was used in a key … Continue reading

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Field conditions could be a factor

The old Citrus Bowl Stadium field may not be in the best shape when the Lions and Tigers meet on Friday afternoon. Did you see the game played there just the other night? Penn State quarterback Daryll Clark saw it, … Continue reading

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Livestream interviews at 2 p.m. today

PROGRAMMING NOTE! Watch live interviews at 2 p.m. today with Penn State quarterback Darryl Clark, linebacker Sean Lee, plus offensive and defensive coaches, as Friday’s Capital One Bowl game against LSU approaches. Watch at inyork.com/ydr.

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A shopping overload

It was odd enough that 75 or more Penn State football players suddenly barged into a Best Buy in an Orlando strip mall. But each also was armed with a $420 gift card, to go along with free pizza. Now, … Continue reading

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Life on the road

Nothing really beats working in plain view of palm trees. Or maybe that’s just torture. Nonetheless, bowl trips are the best trips of the year for Penn State beat reporters as well as Penn State football players. We don’t get … Continue reading

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Timmons ready for final stand

William Penn’s Knowledge Timmons will be playing his final game for Penn State on Friday, ending a career in bittersweet fashion. The former high school sprint star has been a special teams standout for four years but has never earned … Continue reading

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Bowman, Royster unsure on the NFL

As expected, reporters crowded around two of Penn State’s most skilled juniors and asked over and over about the possibility of them leaving early for the NFL. And linebacker Navorro Bowman and tailback Evan Royster repeated lines about how they … Continue reading

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Powell ready to play

There have been obstacles to overcome just to play in this bowl game for Chaz Powell. There was the sprained right shoulder that he suffered in the second-to-last game of the regular season. Then there was the untimely snowstorm that … Continue reading

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The most wonderful time of the year…

Let that Christmas turkey settle in — or, as our beat writer Frank Bodani said he might eat, Christmas Goose — and get ready for the most eventful part of the college football season. Even though you may not have … Continue reading

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