Category Archives: Penn State

Penn State goes to Dublin: My favorite Irish scenes in photos, videos

A look back at some of our favorite photos and videos from Penn State’s trip to Dublin, Ireland for the Croke Park Classic against the University of Central Florida on Aug. 31, 2014.

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Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., Sept. 2

After the heart-stopping win in Ireland, the Nittany Lions must now quickly prepare for a well-coached Akron team in James Franklin’s home opener. Chat about it all tonight at 8 with Daily Record beat reporter Frank Bodani.

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Playing for ancient wood and iconic steel in Ireland’s “cathedral”

The importance of Penn State’s Croke Park Classic Saturday? The Lions will be playing on hallowed ground for a trophy made of 4,500-year-old wood and iconic steel.

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In Ireland, it’s all in the pudding … for breakfast, that is.

The Penn State football players are eating simply while in Ireland. We, on the other hand, must be culinary adventurers. Up next, breakfast pudding.

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Penn State and football? First, our Irish initiation

Our colorful cab ride from the airport gave us just the right kind of introduction to Ireland. Now, on to the Penn State football and the food.

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Ki-Jana and the Rose Bowl 20 years later

Ki-Jana Carter will be honored in Beaver Stadium next month along with his 1994 teammates. He’s also being inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame.

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Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., Aug. 18

Chat Penn State football and the big trip to Ireland with beat reporter Frank Bodani tonight from 8 to 9. We’ll also hit on injuries, recruiting and any other updates from preseason camp.

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How can PSU overcome Breneman injury?

Frank Bodani and Jim Seip discuss how Penn State football will overcome the Adam Breneman injury. By Jim Seip, YDR/Sunday News, Aug. 13, 2014

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How many elite cornerbacks will the Lions land?

Suddenly, Penn State’s stalled cornerback recruiting is taking off. How high will it go?

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A Calling to Help: The power in this Lions’ pride pushes on

Pete Curkendall had no idea what he wanted to do after winning a national title and leaving Penn State. Now, nearly 30 years later, he and his wife have built the most unusual family, as saviors of sorts.

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