Monthly Archives: August 2013

Podcast: What to expect in Penn State’s opener

Podcast: Expect a Penn State victory in the Nittany Lions opener against Syracuse Saturday. By Jim Seip, York Daily Record, Aug. 29, 2013

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Bill O’Brien: Penn State’s new starting quarterback will be a game-time reveal

Yet again, Bill O’Brien has delayed naming a starting quarterback. Now, Penn State fans must wait until Saturday’s game against Syracuse to find out. And the same goes for a couple of other key positions, too.

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Penn State season-opening chat, 8 p.m., Aug. 26

Penn State’s highly-anticipated second season under Bill O’Brien begins next Saturday. First, we’ll chat about the Lions from 8 to 9 p.m. on Monday. Bring beat reporter Frank Bodani all of your questions.

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Learning the layers of Fitz: The fire and heart of a Nittany Lion

Penn State fans have gotten splashy glimpses of Craig Fitzgerald, director of strength and conditioning, for 18 months now.  The video interviews and the weight room tours and those 5 a.m. outside winter workouts. But who really is the weight lifting coach of the Nittany Lions and why does everyone love him? Why is he so critical to the team’s success? 

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Why did Mike Mauti speak out against Jay Paterno?

This week’s YDR Penn State podcast discusses why Mike Mauti said what he did in John U. Bacon’s book “Fourth and Long.” By Jim Seip, York Daily Record, Aug. 23, 2013

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Bill O’Brien declines to name his starting quarterback … once again

Bill O’Brien declined to pick publicly, yet again, between new quarterbacks Christian Hackenberg and Tyler Ferguson. Penn State’s season-opener is nine days away.

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Penn State, Bill O’Brien featured in ESPN “Training Days” special

Penn State’s preseason camp is being featured in an ESPN “Training Days” special.

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Penn State preseason chat, 8 p.m., Aug. 19

Frank Bodani will be chatting about Penn State and preseason practice and the upcoming season that’s almost here. Join him from 8 to 9 p.m. on Monday.

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Podcast: PSU quarterback battle continues

YDR reporters Frank Bodani and Jim Seip discuss news from Penn State’s second week of preseason camp in their weekly podcast. By Jim Seip, York Daily Record, Aug. 16, 2013

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Penn State’s Ben Kline still healing but expects to play in opener

Dallastown’s Ben Kline still recovering from shoulder surgery but expects to be ready for Penn State opener. Meanwhile, Adam Breneman and Bill Belton are ready to contribute.

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