Monthly Archives: May 2011

Could the Big Ten be looking at adding two more schools?

Ever since adding Nebraska a year ago, Big Ten officials have downplayed any more expansion talk in the foreseeable future. But is that future rushing close already? This article from the Boston Globe at least makes you wonder. Maybe Maryland … Continue reading

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High-tech plans for Beaver Stadium

High-tech changes are on the way in Happy Valley. According to a Penn State University official this week, upgrades are in the works for Beaver Stadium. “There are plans to make Beaver Stadium the largest collegiate venue to be wireless … Continue reading

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Penn State’s homecoming game set with Purdue

Penn State’s Oct. 15 homecoming game with Purdue will begin at noon in Beaver Stadium and will be televised by the Big Ten Network, ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. It is the second announced start time for the season. The Nittany … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to Penn State’s season

In the void between the Blue-White game and the season opener, plenty of Penn State fans are looking ahead, making predictions about what the fall will bring — who will start at quarterback, who will make an impact on defense, … Continue reading

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Penn State still running strong for Noah Spence … but watch out for Maryland

Harrisburg’s Noah Spence, arguably the top defensive end recruit in the nation, could use a break from the recruiting whirlwind. And yet it still appears as if the Nittany Lions are among the leaders to land the high school junior … Continue reading

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Penn State athletes produce more academic success

Five Penn State sports teams earned perfect multi-year Academic Progress Rate scores — the NCAA measure for graduation progress — in the recently-released results from 2009-10. Field hockey, softball, men’s cross country, women’s cross country and women’s tennis all featured … Continue reading

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South Carolina lineman picks Clemson over Penn State; Lions on to Muller and others

South Carolina offensive lineman Patrick Destefano picked Clemson over Penn State and others on Monday afternoon. The high school senior was rated as the No. 8 guard in the nation by He and his father, Frank Destefano, a former … Continue reading

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Penn State and BYU possibly to meet at FedEx Field in 2014

Reports surfaced last week about Penn State officials engaging in talks with new football independent Brigham Young University concerning a three-game series. The teams played each other three times previously (1989 Holiday Bowl, 1991-92). The latest is that the neutral … Continue reading

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Penn State fan base a class act

Former Penn State linebacker Matt Rhule (1994-97) left Happy Valley and pursued his dreams of becoming a collegiate coach. He had, after all, been mentored by one of the best coaches ever to roam the sideline in Joe Paterno. Rhule, … Continue reading

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Penn State still in the running for South Carolina offensive lineman Patrick Destefano

Penn State is definitely still in the running for Patrick Destefano, a highly-regarded offensive lineman from South Carolina. The 6-foot-5, 280-pounder is rated as the nation’s No. 8 guard, according to He will announce his college choice at 3 … Continue reading

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