1. Best of James Franklin

    CHICAGO — Fittingly, the Big Ten put its two-most talked about coaches back to back during Day 1 of media days. First came Urban Meyer then James Franklin, who addressed a number of topics during his first go-round here in the Windy City...

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  2. Penn State Football Player Preview: Defensive End Carl Nassib

    The next man up in our player previews is former walk-on and rising redshirt junior defensive end Carl Nassib.....

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  3. Breaking Down Penn State's Most Important Players: No. 8 DE C.J. Olaniyan

    Penn State will not be able to compete in the Big Ten this season without a disruptive showing from its defensive front seven.....

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  4. Breaking Down Penn State's Most Important Players: No. 7 WR Eugene Lewis

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  5. PIT Newspaper Wants a Redo of This Headline

    We're not sure how this got through without anyone at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wondering if this headline could be received poorly, but the paper probably wants this one back right about now...

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  6. Barbour Faces Questions of Cal's Academic, Financial Struggles

    STATE COLLEGE – New Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour won't officially begin her job until August 18, but the former Cal athletic director -- who stepped down from her ...

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  7. Penn State's New Athletic Director Is a Familiar Face in the Pac-12

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - In a Saturday afternoon (July 26) press conference, Penn State President Eric Barron introduced the University's new athletic director, Sandy Barbour -- a 30-year ...

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  8. Sources: Penn St. to Tab Barbour as New AD

    Former Cal athletic director Sandy Barbour will be named Penn State's athletic director, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy and Josh Moyer...

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  9. Son: Joe Paterno Feared Wrongly Accusing Sandusky

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - (AP) -- Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno told his son the day after his firing that he hadn't informed the coaching staff about allegations Jerry Sandusky ...

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  10. What's James Franklin Looking for in a New AD?

    STATE COLLEGE -- Penn State president Eric Barron will address the media Saturday at noon after the compensation committee meets 30 minutes prior to approve the hiring of the program's new athletic director...

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  11. Penn State May Have a New AD Ready Tointroduce

    Now that we have reached into Friday afternoon, it seems as though news is starting to slow down. That is not quite the case in State College, Pennsylvania, where it appears Penn State is ready to introduce to the world its new athletics director...

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  12. Penn State Football Player Preview: Safety Malik Golden

    The next player up in our series of profiles is a bit of a wildcard. Malik Golden played a large role on special teams while earning significant playing time on the defensive side of the ball towards the end of the season...

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  13. The Fatal Flaw in Jay Paterno's Lawsuit Against Penn State

    Jay Paterno's lawsuit against Penn State is a 41-page joke, a waste of time that reads like a ninth-grader's essay, where the kid tries to beef up an argument that has no legitimacy, ...

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  14. How James Franklin Uses NCAA Sanctions as a Positive on the Recruiting Trail

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The Penn State football team has 10 fewer scholarships this year than the NCAA maximum of 85 as a result of sanctions for the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal...

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  15. Take Two: Should B1G Change Media Days?

    Our crew of Big Ten reporters will occasionally give their takes on a burning question facing the league. They'll have strong opinions, but not necessarily the same view. We'll let you decide which one is right...

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  16. Breaking Down Penn State's Most Important Players: No. 10 TE Jesse James

    Jesse James arrived in State College as a bit of a projection. He was a tall tight end from western Pennsylvania but needed to add weight...

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  17. PSU Releases Depth Chart Based on Seniority

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  18. Penn State Football Team Visits Hershey Med Children's Hospital

    (Hershey) -- Penn State's pre-season festivities got a boost with a visit to Penn State Hershey Medical Center's Children's Hospital in Dauphin County today.....

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  19. Penn State Football Player Profile: Cornerback Jordan Smith

    We are almost ready to turn the calendar to August, meaning that the start of Penn State's 2014 season is just around the corner...

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  20. The Most Quotable B1G Coaches, Players

    You've probably figured out that Big Ten media days are coming, as we've been previewing them extensively. As a reminder, we will be taking Twitter questions for all 12 coaches as well as the following players: Nate Sudfeld, C...

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  21. Ex-Penn State DT Devon Still Finds Inspiration, Hope in Daughter's Cancer Battle

    WILMINGTON, Del – The 4-year-old girl, who reaches just past her father's knee, can't stop smiling on a warm, Sunday afternoon...

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  22. Breaking Down Penn State's Most Important Players: No. 11 DE Deion Barnes

    Despite depth issues at linebacker, you sense James Franklin and his Penn State assistants have high hopes for the defense in 2014.....

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  23. Franklin Talks About His Daughter Addison's Sickle Cell Anemia

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  24. Penn State Football Player Preview: Defensive Back Adrian Amos

    We are nearing the end of our Penn State player previews for the 2014 season. Next up is senior defensive back Adrian Amos. He's now listed as a safety on the depth chart, but could also end up playing some cornerback...

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  25. Preseason Position Preview: DB

    Our preview of each position group in the Big Ten reaches its final stop on the defensive side: the secondary.....

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