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Penn State Football: Catharsis Found As Nittany Lions Take Home Bowl Victory

Penn State Football: Catharsis Found As Nittany Lions Take Home Bowl Victory

- Ben Jones

"It has very little to do with James Franklin," Franklin would say following the game, remarking on the return of Penn State football. "It has to do with the fans, with the alumni..it has to do with all the former players, the current players, the assistant coaches, the trainers, the doctors, the


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PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Stephanie Koons
"If we can effectively make use of that archived information to find patterns with predictive value, we can potentially make the (storm) predictions more accurate," says James Wang, a professor at the College of IST who is working on the project. [Read More]
'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May 'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
The 19-member company performs songs made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, the Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the swing era. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There has been a lot to digest this season for Penn State, but with one final game, there is a chance to take a positive step forward for all parties involved. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Holy Toledo! He's no caped crusader but this Batman is looking for a special Catwoman (or Catman). His foster mom says Batman is the sweetest cat ever. He just loves to be picked up and petted. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Answer Only Unasked Question Of Busy Bowl Week Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Answer Only Unasked Question Of Busy Bowl Week
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Boston College have jumped through all the hoops and it is finally time for the teams to play some football. [Read More]
Football Historian Lou Prato Weighs in on State of Penn State Program
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Football Historian Lou Prato Weighs in on State of Penn State Program
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State football historian Lou Prato has seen an awful lot over the years. He was around the program even before the Joe Paterno years. With the Nittany Lions about to play in their first bowl game since 2011, Prato shares his insight with the Centre County Report. [Read More]
Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After
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Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
From Doug Flutie's 1,205 career passing yards against the Nittany Lions to Boston College's 2003 and ’04 wins against two woeful Penn State squads, BC has done more than OK against PSU. [Read More]
New Online Tool Aids Parents, Pediatricians Assess Newborn Weight Loss New Online Tool Aids Parents, Pediatricians Assess Newborn Weight Loss
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
“For parents who are concerned about their newborn’s weight loss, they can be shown how their baby compares to the study sample, and whether they fall into a dangerous zone,” says Dr. Valerie Flaherman. [Read More]
Warm Christmas Weather Will Last Through Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday Warm Christmas Weather Will Last Through Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I guess the good news about Christmas day – and keep your fingers crossed – is that we could some sunshine in the afternoon,” Kines says. “We all know that sunshine has been in short supply in State College over the past couple weeks.” [Read More]
Editorial: Board of Trustees Members Call for Uncensored Review of Freeh Report Editorial: Board of Trustees Members Call for Uncensored Review of Freeh Report
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"For anyone to conduct a credible, in-depth review of Mr. Freeh's findings, unfettered and uncensored access to all the materials Freeh used is necessary. The very reputation of our university is on the line." [Read More]

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PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Stephanie Koons
"If we can effectively make use of that archived information to find patterns with predictive value, we can potentially make the (storm) predictions more accurate," says James Wang, a professor at the College of IST who is working on the project. [Read More]
'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May 'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
The 19-member company performs songs made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, the Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the swing era. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Holy Toledo! He's no caped crusader but this Batman is looking for a special Catwoman (or Catman). His foster mom says Batman is the sweetest cat ever. He just loves to be picked up and petted. [Read More]
Football Historian Lou Prato Weighs in on State of Penn State Program
Video
Football Historian Lou Prato Weighs in on State of Penn State Program
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State football historian Lou Prato has seen an awful lot over the years. He was around the program even before the Joe Paterno years. With the Nittany Lions about to play in their first bowl game since 2011, Prato shares his insight with the Centre County Report. [Read More]
For Many Families, Best Holiday Traditions are Non-Traditional For Many Families, Best Holiday Traditions are Non-Traditional
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Since I’m a grandma now, my daughter is the one making the big breakfast. Now the grandparents and great-grandparents all come over and get together,” Helsley says. “It melts my heart to see my daughter carrying that tradition on.” [Read More]
Holiday Church Service Schedule Holiday Church Service Schedule
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Churches throughout State College and the Centre Region will be holding services on Christmas Eve and Christmas day. Check out our extensive listing of church services to find one near you. [Read More]
Penn State Wants Pre-Trial Materials in Paterno Lawsuit Kept Confidential Penn State Wants Pre-Trial Materials in Paterno Lawsuit Kept Confidential
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Plaintiffs argue that, based on certain public disclosures made recently in connection with another case... Plaintiffs should now be allowed to publicly disclose all discovery materials in this case so that they can attempt to sway public opinion in their favor," Tuesday's filing reads. [Read More]
The Best Holiday Gift Ever
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The Best Holiday Gift Ever
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
The poor schlemiels who grew up a generation before I did got handfuls of walnuts and raisins. That wouldn't do for kids raised in the 'burbs whose peers were getting bikes from Santa. Jewish parents needed to step up. [Read More]
Hearing in Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit Delayed Until February Hearing in Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit Delayed Until February
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The hearing in the lawsuit, originally scheduled for Jan. 5, has been pushed back to Feb. 6 to accommodate a request from the NCAA. Last week, the athletic organization requested that the hearing be delayed because a trial in a different lawsuit also involving the NCAA was scheduled to start the nex [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 23 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 23
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There has been a lot to digest this season for Penn State, but with one final game, there is a chance to take a positive step forward for all parties involved. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Answer Only Unasked Question Of Busy Bowl Week Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Answer Only Unasked Question Of Busy Bowl Week
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Boston College have jumped through all the hoops and it is finally time for the teams to play some football. [Read More]
Football Historian Lou Prato Weighs in on State of Penn State Program
Video
Football Historian Lou Prato Weighs in on State of Penn State Program
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State football historian Lou Prato has seen an awful lot over the years. He was around the program even before the Joe Paterno years. With the Nittany Lions about to play in their first bowl game since 2011, Prato shares his insight with the Centre County Report. [Read More]
Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After
Column
Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
From Doug Flutie's 1,205 career passing yards against the Nittany Lions to Boston College's 2003 and ’04 wins against two woeful Penn State squads, BC has done more than OK against PSU. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Boston College Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Boston College
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This is it for Penn State football, a meeting with Boston College in Yankee Stadium at the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. A win would push Penn State's record above .500 in every season under sanctions and end an up and down year on a high note. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Brings Plenty Of Bowl Experience With Him To New York Penn State Football: Franklin Brings Plenty Of Bowl Experience With Him To New York
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach James Franklin might be new to the scene in Happy Valley, but this isn't his first rodeo when it comes to getting ready for a bowl. In fact, Franklin has been spending nearly all of his collegiate career in the post season. Since 2000, Franklin has been to a bowl game 10 times. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pinstripe Bowl Unique Meeting For Academic Success Penn State Football: Pinstripe Bowl Unique Meeting For Academic Success
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sixteen members of the Penn State football team have earned their degrees entering the 2014-15 bowl season to rank in the top 10 percent among all Football Bowl Subdivision institutions according to a release. [Read More]
Penn State Football: ESPN Films To Review 1969 National Title Controversy Penn State Football: ESPN Films To Review 1969 National Title Controversy
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Only a few days before the College Football Playoffs finally begin, ESPN Films will show a 30-minute documentary that Penn State fans should enjoy even if the story doesn't work out for the Nittany Lions in the end. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Visit 9/11 Memorial
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Visit 9/11 Memorial
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Emotional morning w/the team at the @Sept11Memorial. Found the name of my former teammate." James Franklin tweeted, finding the name of Martin Michael Wartley, a teammate of Franklin's while at East Stroudsburg. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 23 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 23
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]

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PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Stephanie Koons
"If we can effectively make use of that archived information to find patterns with predictive value, we can potentially make the (storm) predictions more accurate," says James Wang, a professor at the College of IST who is working on the project. [Read More]
'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May 'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
The 19-member company performs songs made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, the Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the swing era. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There has been a lot to digest this season for Penn State, but with one final game, there is a chance to take a positive step forward for all parties involved. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Answer Only Unasked Question Of Busy Bowl Week Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Answer Only Unasked Question Of Busy Bowl Week
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Boston College have jumped through all the hoops and it is finally time for the teams to play some football. [Read More]
Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After
Column
Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
From Doug Flutie's 1,205 career passing yards against the Nittany Lions to Boston College's 2003 and ’04 wins against two woeful Penn State squads, BC has done more than OK against PSU. [Read More]
Warm Christmas Weather Will Last Through Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday Warm Christmas Weather Will Last Through Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I guess the good news about Christmas day – and keep your fingers crossed – is that we could some sunshine in the afternoon,” Kines says. “We all know that sunshine has been in short supply in State College over the past couple weeks.” [Read More]
Editorial: Board of Trustees Members Call for Uncensored Review of Freeh Report Editorial: Board of Trustees Members Call for Uncensored Review of Freeh Report
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"For anyone to conduct a credible, in-depth review of Mr. Freeh's findings, unfettered and uncensored access to all the materials Freeh used is necessary. The very reputation of our university is on the line." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Boston College Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Boston College
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This is it for Penn State football, a meeting with Boston College in Yankee Stadium at the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. A win would push Penn State's record above .500 in every season under sanctions and end an up and down year on a high note. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Brings Plenty Of Bowl Experience With Him To New York Penn State Football: Franklin Brings Plenty Of Bowl Experience With Him To New York
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach James Franklin might be new to the scene in Happy Valley, but this isn't his first rodeo when it comes to getting ready for a bowl. In fact, Franklin has been spending nearly all of his collegiate career in the post season. Since 2000, Franklin has been to a bowl game 10 times. [Read More]
Penn State Wants Pre-Trial Materials in Paterno Lawsuit Kept Confidential Penn State Wants Pre-Trial Materials in Paterno Lawsuit Kept Confidential
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Plaintiffs argue that, based on certain public disclosures made recently in connection with another case... Plaintiffs should now be allowed to publicly disclose all discovery materials in this case so that they can attempt to sway public opinion in their favor," Tuesday's filing reads. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After

From Doug Flutie's 1,205 career passing yards against the Nittany Lions to Boston College's 2003 and ’04 wins against two woeful Penn State squads, BC has done more than OK against PSU.

Russell Frank

The Best Holiday Gift Ever

The poor schlemiels who grew up a generation before I did got handfuls of walnuts and raisins. That wouldn't do for kids raised in the 'burbs whose peers were getting bikes from Santa. Jewish parents needed to step up.

There's Nothing Funny About Comedy's CensorshipPatty Kleban

To quote Oscar Wilde, "I may not agree with you, but I will defend to the death your right to make an ass of yourself." Does anyone else see the problem with letting a communist dictator censor what we do and say in these United States?

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