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Predicting the 2013 Penn State football schedule

It's the third team in my personal run through each of the schedules in the Big Ten for 2013. So far we've tackled Northwestern and Iowa. Today of course, we introduce our first Leaders division team and it's one of the most talked about teams over the past two years.  However, the question is… What […]

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Training Camp Update: Penn State

This morning Penn State will begin its third and technically final week of training camp prior to the 2013 season. Next week will be a regular season game preparation week and Bill O'Brien will have the team exclusively focused on playing Syracuse. The enormous elephant in Penn State's locker room is who will be named […]

Countdown to Kickoff: Penn State edition

As we continue our coverage of everything Penn State football heading into the 2013 season we return to our Countdown to Kickoff series on TheB1GTime podcast. Joining our Andy Coppens was The Nittany Lions Den's Managing Editor Kevin McGuire.  We touched on the QB battle, how many times Bill O'Brien will be asked about the […]

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PSU basketball returning to Rec Hall, for one time only!!

Can't you just picture the radio and TV ads already….. "FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY – Come see Penn State Basketball at Rec Hall. Get your tickets NOW… HURRY before they are all sold out." (I swear I should be in advertising, huh? lol). No, but in all seriousness Penn State basketball is actually getting some […]

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Penn State vs. UCF in Ireland…. Finally announced

Stop me if you've heard the rumor of Penn State playing UCF in Ireland before? It seems like this game has been in the works for the better part of a year and rumors about it have been flying all offseason, but on Sunday at historic Corke Park the matchup became official.  "We are thrilled […]

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Can PSU succeed w/ limited roster & Bill O’Brien’s NFL experience?

One of the most widely help opinions about Penn State's future success is it's inability to win with the scholarship limitations that came as a result of the Evil Jerry scandal. Penn State will be limited to 65 scholarships where as a normal FBS school is allowed 85 scholarship players.  I like to introduce topics […]

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We’re Expanding…. to Penn State coverage!

As we ramp up to our 1st anniversary with this group at the helm, we've put out the call for more Big Ten fans to join us in our coverage of all things Big Ten. Some of you have answered that call and we say thank you. So, today we are proud to announce that […]

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Federal Judge throws out Governor’s lawsuit in PSU scandal

Well, that didn't exactly end the way Tom Corbett, the Pennsylvania Governor, expected. On Thursday morning a federal judge refused to hear his lawsuit against the NCAA, noting that the Governor's argument against the NCAA didn't hold any water – at least in the way he brought this lawsuit.  That's because Corbett was seeking a […]

2013 Preseason Top 25 Players: No. 3, Allen Robinson

Can you believe it, we've nearly arrived. It's nearly the end of May and with it means the end of our Preseason Top 25 Players countdown. Yesterday we saw back-to-back Michigan State players on the list and both of them defensive players in Max Bullough and Darqueze Dennard came in at No. 5 and No. […]

O’Brien, Penn State try to make us forget w/ new recruiting video

Recruiting videos are nothing new, in fact you could argue any video that an athletic department puts together is really just a giant marketing and recruiting tool. However, at Penn State these things are needed now more than ever. With that they released a 3 minute 24 second ode to the awesomeness of PSU. Remember….. […]

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Penn State jersey change again?

Last season it was putting the names of the players on the back of the jerseys at Penn State for the first time, a nod to those that stuck by the program in a rough time, now this year…. Oh oh, another change in the works?  It could well be as these are the replica […]

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Penn State hoops’ hopes take hit with Marshall announcement

Penn State basketball was supposed to have a chance in 2013-14, a chance to be a challenger for an upper division finish in the Big Ten. Well, that assumption took a massive hit on Wednesday as star guard Jermaine Marshall announced he is forgoing his senior season and instead will take his talents into the […]

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Sports Illustrated takes aim at Penn State, misses badly

It's no wonder why some people think the likes of ESPN or Sports Illustrated have an agenda when it comes to certain stories. Whether it's taking down Syracuse (ESPN) or Penn State (both) there has been a perceived bias. Well, yesterday SI hinted a blockbuster, scathing report that would break things wide open in State […]

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