Monthly Archives: February 2010

It’s all about the money

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the Big Ten’s expansion plans. Speculation about who could be the next conference addition. Texas? Notre Dame maybe? What it all could come down to, however is money. The Big Ten generates … Continue reading

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The video game kings

Some Penn State football players are taking the first step this weekend in trying to bring home a video game national championship. The Penn State football chapter of Uplifting Athletes is sponsoring an eight-player competition from 3 to 6 p.m. … Continue reading

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Penn State rich in football traditions

Penn State students and fans are well aware that football in Happy Valley is a unique experience. It’s the rituals and traditions in Beaver Stadium that make games even more enjoyable. In his Big Ten blog, ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg recently … Continue reading

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The Big Ten search goes on …

The Big Ten Bigwigs are giving us information in small, rather vague pieces every so often when it comes to league expansion. Take the stuff handed out recently by Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez. He told a reporter from the … Continue reading

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College sweethearts get JoePa’s glasses

A pair of Penn State grads now own a piece of university history. Michelle and Kevin Coppola, who live in the Baltimore area, are the proud owners of Joe Paterno’s iconic eyeglasses. Their high bid of $9,000 beat out all … Continue reading

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Morelli getting another shot

Former Penn State quarterback Anthony Morelli is back, looking for a second chance after getting cut by the Arizona Cardinals two years ago. Morelli, who will be 25 in June, insists he’s not just older. “I’ve gotten bigger, faster, stronger, … Continue reading

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Kevin Kelly still kicking

Former Penn State kicker Kevin Kelly, shown at right with coach Joe Paterno, is still doing what he does best. The former Big Ten standout will take the field this season for the Harrisburg Stampede of the American Indoor Football … Continue reading

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An in-depth look at Levi Norwood

It’s not uncommon for Penn State head coach Joe Paterno to become well-acquainted with some football families. He’s coached fathers and sons, as well as countless siblings. Next season will be no different as JoePa prepares to welcome another Norwood … Continue reading

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Columnist scoffs at thought of Texas joining Big Ten

Lee Barfknecht of the Omaha World-Herald laughs at the mere thought of Texas considering moving to the Big Ten. He also finds the amount of speculation going on ridiculous when the only people who really know what’s what are the … Continue reading

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Joe’s glasses hit $5K

How much would you pay for JoePa’s iconic thick-lensed glasses? Autographed, no less? Late last month the Penn State head coach agreed to donate a pair of his glasses for auction to benefit Penn State Public Broadcasting’s annual fundraising dinner. … Continue reading

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