1. Penn State Football: Reflecting on a Tumultuous Year in Happy Valley

    There's little doubt that 2012 will go down as the most challenging yet memorable year in Penn State football history...

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  2. Syracuse Basketball: Keys to Victory in the Game vs Central Connecticut State

    The Syracuse Orange will wrap up the non-conference schedule on the final day of 2012 against the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils...

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  3. Syracuse Basketball: Why the Orange Are Built for a Deep Tournament Run

    The 2012 Syracuse Orange are off to a solid start. A recent loss to the Temple Owls is the only blemish on their schedule...

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  4. Syaracuse Basketball: Previewing the Next 2 Weeks for the Orange

    The last week of December and the first week of January mean two things for Syracuse: The non-conference schedule is winding down and Big East play is about to start. The Orange will play four games in the next two weeks...

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  5. Penn State Football: Predicting Next 5 Recruits to Commit to Nittany Lions

    Despite the restrictions put on recruiting at Penn State, head coach Bill O'Brien has done an excellent job of landing top recruits. The 2013 class is ranked as the 24th best in the country according to ESPN Recruiting Nation...

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  6. Syracuse Basketball: Loss to Temple Exposes a Glaring Weakness

    Stop if this sounds familiar: The Syracuse Orange struggled from the free-throw line in an 83-79 loss to the Temple Owls. The Orange took 34 attempts from the stripe but were only able to convert on 19, good enough for a miserable 56 percent...

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  7. Penn State Football: Projecting the Lions' 2013 Offensive Depth Chart

    With no bowl game to look forward to, it's time to start looking ahead to next season for the Nittany Lions. While it's very early and current players could still transfer, let's take a look at the possible offensive depth chart for next season...

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  8. Penn State Football: 5 Players Bill O'Brien Must Keep in Happy Valley

    Bill O'Brien had an excellent first season as coach of the Nittany Lions and will look to duplicate that success in 2013. For that to happen, there are several players that must remain on the roster for the upcoming season...

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  9. Penn State Football: 4 Realistic Expectations for 2013

    Heading into the 2013 season, the expectations for the Penn State Nittany Lions will be about as unknown as they were this past season. Nobody really knew what to expect in the midst of all that went on in State College...

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  10. Penn State Football: 4 Reasons Top Talent Should Still Want to Come to PSU

    There's no question that the Penn State Football Program is going through some tough times. The negativity in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal and the NCAA sanctions handed down in July have cast a dark shadow over the program...

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  11. Penn State Football: Why Christian Hackenberg Will Start at QB in 2013

    The biggest question mark for the 2013 Penn State Nittany Lions may be the quarterback position...

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  12. Penn State Football: Why PSU vs. Nebraska Should Be New Black Friday Tradition

    The Big Ten Conference needs to find something to help boost its popularity among college football fans. What better way to do that than to feature two schools rich in tradition on ...

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  13. Penn State Football: Could Silas Redd's Struggles Deter Other Transfers?

    It's been said a million times before: "The grass isn't always greener on the other side." That saying was true for former Penn State running back Silas Redd in 2012...

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  14. Penn State: Why Michael Mauti Returning for a 6th Season Would Be a Bad Idea

    Michael Mauti may not have played his last game in a Penn State uniform. According to Onward State , Mauti may be able to petition the NCAA for a sixth year of eligibility...

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  15. Penn State Football: 5 'Sleepers' to Watch for in 2013

    The 2012 Penn State Nittany Lions saw many inexperienced players step in and make major contributions to the success of the team...

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  16. Penn State Football: 5 Defining Moments from the 2012 Season

    Every college football season has moments that define what a team is about. That was true for the 2012 Penn State Nittany Lions. The circumstances surrounding the team since last November have been well publicized...

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  17. Penn State Football: Picking the Offensive and Defensive MVPs from 2012 Season

    The 2012 season was impressive and unforgettable for the Penn State Nittany Lions. In spite of the adversity facing the team, the Lions finished with an 8-4 record and had several players earn postseason awards and recognition...

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  18. BCS Championship 2012: Notre Dame Can Silence the Critics with Win over Alabama

    Notre Dame has heard it all before. Whether it's talk of being overrated, living off of past glories or struggling against weak teams, none of the criticism is new. The 2012 season has been filled with that very rhetoric...

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  19. Penn State Football: 6 Players Bound for Stardom in 2013

    The 2012 Penn State Nittany Lions fought through adversity and finished with an impressive 8-4 record. Though a core group of seniors led the team, there were several young players ...

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  20. Penn State Football: Why 2012 Team Deserves to Be on the Wall of Champions

    With all that has taken place at Penn State over the last year, the 2012 Nittany Lions need to be remembered with the best teams from the school's history...

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  21. Wisconsin vs Penn State: 10 Things We Learned from Nittany Lions' Win vs Badgers

    The season could not have ended better for the Penn State Nittany Lions. They won their season finale at home against Wisconsin, 24-21 , in overtime...

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  22. Wisconsin vs. Penn State: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

    Final- Wisconsin 21 Penn State 24 It's a final in State College. The Penn State Nittany Lions defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 24-21 in overtime...

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  23. Penn State Football: 5 Keys to the Game vs. Wisconsin

    The up and down Penn State 2012 season comes to a close at home against Wisconsin on Senior Day. For the seniors who chose to stick around, this will be their chance to play in front of the supportive Beaver Stadium crowd one last time...

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  24. Big Ten Football: Power Ranking the Best Rivalries in the Big Ten

    The Big Ten Conference is one that's rich in history and tradition. Many of its members have a long and historic football past. Some of the teams have been facing each other since the 1800's...

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  25. Penn State Football: Why Nittany Lions Can Call 2012 a Success

    Saturday's 2012 finale against Wisconsin marks the end of a difficult, yet successful, season for Penn State Football . Nobody really knew what to expect on the field this year...

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