Monthly Archives: September 2013

Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., Sept. 30

Join beat reporter Frank Bodani Monday from 8 to 9 p.m. to chat about Penn State and its Big Ten opener at Indiana.

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NCAA surprises by returning scholarships to PSU

Podcast: Reporters Frank Bodani and Jim Seip discuss the surprise announcement Tuesday that the NCAA lessened its sanctions against Penn State. By Jim Seip, Sept. 25, 2013, York Daily Record

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NCAA cuts sanctions, helps Penn State recruiting now; Bill O’Brien says move is more about the future

The NCAA surprised everyone by announcing reductions in Penn State sanctions, giving back scholarships. A low-key Bill O’Brien said the move is mostly is about the future

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Dallastown grad Ben Kline has banner at Penn State

Penn State students have been known to highlight Nittany Lion football players by hanging banners in front of their sections of Beaver Stadium.

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Penn State bye week chat, 8 p.m., September 23

Join Penn State beat reporter Frank Bodani from 8 to 9 Monday night to chat about Penn State football and what to expect in the Big Ten after the Lions’ week off.

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PSU needs to tackle defensive woes

Reporters Frank Bodani and Jim Seip discuss what went wrong against Central Florida and where Penn State goes from here. By JIM SEIP, York Daily Record, Sept. 17, 2013

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Bill O’Brien reading up on his Nittany Lions

Bill O’Brien may be one of the few FBS head coaches who admits to reading “five or six” articles a day about his team, to “see what’s being said.”

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Bill O’Brien and staff won’t change their style to solve defensive woes

Penn State will improve its defense, and its shoddy tackling, by focusing on the little things … not by changing its practice style, said Bill O’Brien.

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Hackenberg named Big Ten’s top freshman again

For the second time in three weeks, Christian Hackenberg has been named the top freshman in the Big Ten.   The Penn State quarterback was 21-of-28 throwing for 262 yards and a touchdown in the 34-31 loss to Central … Continue reading

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Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., September 16

Join beat reporter Frank Bodani to chat about the Nittany Lions and how they will fare in rebounding from their first loss of the season. Bring your best from 8 to 9 Monday night.

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