1. Penn State Football 2012: Yes It's Bad, but Enough Is Enough

    In the months since news of the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke, Penn State fans have been inundated with negative press. As bad as the situation at Penn State is now, it's old news by now...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 1,706 reads 10 comments

  2. Penn State Football: No Bill Belton at Virginia? No Problem

    For a team already facing adversity, losing the new starting running back in Week 1 seems like a huge blow. For Penn State, it's just another obstacle that must be overcome...

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  3. Penn State Football 2012: Why an 0-2 Start Wouldn't Be the End of the Season

    It's no secret that the Nittany Lions entered the 2012 season facing unprecedented adversity and negativity. Fans filled Beaver Stadium in Week 1, only to leave disappointed by the result...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 823 reads 1 comments

  4. Denard Robinson, Notre Dame and College Football's Week 2 Storylines

    With the start of Week 2 games only a few days away, it's time to start looking ahead to what's on tap for the weekend across the country. When glancing at the schedule, there doesn't seem to be a marquee game that jumps out...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 10,772 reads 49 comments

  5. Penn State Football 2012: Week 2 Story Lines

    With the beginning of this emotional and tumultuous season finally behind them, it's time for the Penn State players to get back to what it is they came to do: win football games...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 1,249 reads 2 comments

  6. College Football 2012: Early Week 2 Odds, 5 Interesting Lines

    When looking ahead to Week 2 in college football, there are not many marquee matchups to look forward to. That being said, there are some interesting games this week when it comes to odds and betting...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 1,985 reads 0 comments

  7. Penn State Football: Why Week 1 Loss to Ohio Was Not an Upset

    Penn State's 24-14 loss to Ohio in Week 1 was disappointing to many fans. ABC News Radio was just one of many news outlets that referred to the loss as an upset. Yes, Penn State was a six-point home favorite heading into the game ( via USA Today )...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 2,336 reads 14 comments

  8. Michigan Makes the Preseason Top 25 Voters Look Silly

    The most anticipated college football game of Week 1 proved to be a disappointment. On paper the game looked like a classic. The problem was that Michigan had no business being ranked in the Top 25 this season...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 645 reads 29 comments

  9. Penn State Football: 3 Positives, 3 Negatives from Week 1

    The Bill O'Brien era at Penn State started with a loss on Saturday. The Nittany Lions fell 24-14 to the Ohio Bobcats. Despite the loss, there were positives that the Lions can take away from the game...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 1,040 reads 0 comments

  10. Boise State vs. Michigan State: The Most Interesting Matchup of Week 1

    Week 1 of the college football season hits a crescendo on Saturday night when No. 8 Michigan takes on No. 2 Alabama. While that's the game getting all of the attention, a Friday night matchup in East Lansing could be the best of the weekend...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 1,617 reads 1 comments

  11. Bill O'Brien: What Will His Legacy Be at Penn State?

    Sure, the Bill O'Brien era at Penn State technically began in the offseason, but Saturday marks his first game as head coach of the Nittany Lions. O'Brien is the man in charge now...

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  12. Penn State Football: 'I'd Rather Shower at Penn State' Shirts Go Too Far

    And so it begins. It was only a matter of time before the rude comments and jokes aimed at Penn State surfaced. Fans had to expect these things once the football season started...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 11,813 reads 57 comments

  13. Saturday Is More Than a Football Game at Penn State

    The Bill O'Brien era at Penn State officially kicks off this Saturday, Sept. 1. Sure, fans will travel to Beaver Stadium to witness a football game. However, it's so much more than just a game...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 484 reads 4 comments

  14. Penn State's Banning of 'Sweet Caroline' Is Ridiculous

    In a ridiculous move, Penn State officials have decided to remove the Neil Diamond classic, "Sweet Caroline", from the music rotation at Beaver Stadium...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 3,283 reads 5 comments

  15. Penn State Football: 5 Keys to Victory in Week 1

    The Penn State Nittany Lions open their 2012 season at home against the Ohio Bobcats from the Mid-American Conference. Danny Sheridan of USA Today , currently has Penn State favored by six points in the matchup...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 735 reads 1 comments

  16. Penn State Football 2012: The 5 Best Pump-Up Videos for the Season

    With the start of the 2012 Penn State season less than a week away, there is no better way to get pumped for it than by watching motivational promo videos. Penn State is in a year of transition...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 3,571 reads 2 comments

  17. San Francisco Giants: Dodgers' Moves Shouldn't Be Much of a Concern

    On Saturday, the Los Angeles Dodgers sent a shock wave through the baseball world by acquiring three former All-Stars from the Boston Red Sox . While the San Francisco Giants probably took notice to the moves, they shouldn't be overly worried...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 1,434 reads 55 comments

  18. Penn State Football: The Top 5 Reasons to Come to Happy Valley This Season

    Despite all that has happened with Penn State, there are still plenty of great reasons to attend a home game this season. The game-day experience at Penn State has always been about more than just the game...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 2,962 reads 26 comments

  19. Ex-PSU President Graham Spanier Says He Was a Victim of Child Abuse

    Ex-Penn State University President Graham Spanier, who resigned from his position in November because of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, told ABC News Wednesday that he was a victim of child abuse...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 513 reads 27 comments

  20. Nittany Lions Football: 5 Games That Could Make or Break the Season

    Although the Penn State Nittany Lions are not eligible for postseason play for the next four years, that doesn't mean they don't have anything to play for...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 390 reads 1 comments

  21. Preseason AP Top 25: 5 Teams That Could Be Ranked by Season's End

    The recent release of the preseason AP poll allows for great discussion about the teams on the list. Who is too high? Who is not high enough? Another great question is: Who will be ...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 536 reads 0 comments

  22. Stephen Strasburg Innings Debate: Rizzo Is in a No-Win Situation

    One of the hottest debates in baseball this summer has been: Should the Washington Nationals shut down Stephen Strasburg in order to save his arm for the long term? Though ...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 329 reads 3 comments

  23. Penn State Sanctions: Why the NCAA May Regret Its Decision

    When the NCAA made its decision on the Penn State sanctions last month, it set a dangerous precedent for the future. Amid public pressure, they acted hastily and handed down one of the harshest punishments ever received by an athletics program...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 89 reads 51 comments

  24. BCS Championship-Winning QBs Since 2000: Few Have Had NFL Success

    Winning a BCS National Championship in college is a big deal. It doesn't, however, always guarantee success in the National Football League, especially if you are a quarterback. Since 2000, there have been 12 different championship-winning quarterbacks..

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  25. Penn State Football: Why Fans Should Still Fill Beaver Stadium in 2012

    Penn State fans have heard a lot of negativity about their school over the past few months. The scandal and NCAA sanctions aside, fans should still be excited for the upcoming 2012 season...

    Barry Leonard Written by Barry Leonard about almost 2 years ago 712 reads 6 comments