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Penn State Football: It Was 4:29 p.m. -- Time for the Running Game to Wake Up

Penn State Football: It Was 4:29 p.m. -- Time for the Running Game to Wake Up

- Mike Poorman

Penn State's ground game needed a boost, so the timing of Saturday’s outburst against UMass couldn’t have been better. The rush last 98 minutes on the clock, 27:05 on the field and five TDs on the scoreboard.


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Penn State/UMass Live Blog:Penn State Wins 48-7 Penn State/UMass Live Blog:Penn State Wins 48-7
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is looking to go 4-0 for the first time since 2008 with a win today in the first ever meeting between the Nittany Lions and UMass. Kick is scheduled for 4:00 PM with the Big Ten Network covering the action. [Read More]
Centre County Report: Penn State Athletics Off to Strong Start This Fall
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Centre County Report: Penn State Athletics Off to Strong Start This Fall
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
With four out Penn State's seven fall teams ranked in the nation's top ten, spirits are high among student athletes on campus. [Read More]
Police Launch Pedestrian Safety Outreach Program Following Fatal Accident Police Launch Pedestrian Safety Outreach Program Following Fatal Accident
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
The incident highlights the importance of pedestrian, bicyclist and motorist safety in a community like State College, which is known for its high pedestrian and bicyclist traffic. [Read More]
Fast Start Propels Little Lions to 37-8 Win Over Carlisle Fast Start Propels Little Lions to 37-8 Win Over Carlisle
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
“[Getting off to a fast start] was huge,” State College head coach Matt Lintal said after his team's 37-8 win over Carlisle. “It set the tone for the game and got the energy and the juices going.” [Read More]
BOT Discusses Freeh Report Resolution in Executive Session BOT Discusses Freeh Report Resolution in Executive Session
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
“It was a very open, civil conversation about the resolution as proposed by Trustee Lord,” Lubrano says. “In fact, I would say in my two and a half years on the board, this was the first time we actually addressed this issue in that format." [Read More]
Penn State ROTC Honors POWs at Somber Vigil
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Penn State ROTC Honors POWs at Somber Vigil
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The government never considers a POW or MIA gone until they know for sure,” Black says. “There are MIAs from World War One that still aren’t considered lost.” [Read More]
To Your Health: Overly Large Breasts May Cause Health Concerns for Women and Men
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To Your Health: Overly Large Breasts May Cause Health Concerns for Women and Men
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Emily Peterson
Sure, it might be nice to have extra curves to fill out a dress or bathing suit top, but in reality, breast tissue is heavy and carrying around that excess weight can cause severe back pain, neck pain, shoulder discomfort, skin irritation, and poor posture. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gameday Media Coverage For Penn State UMass Penn State Football: Gameday Media Coverage For Penn State UMass
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Penn State football team is set to take on UMass this weekend in the first home game since the NCAA sanctions were reduced. The undefeated Nittany Lions defeated Rutgers 13-10 last weekend in the Scarlet Knights' first Big Ten opener. UMass comes into Beaver Stadium with an 0-3 record after dro [Read More]
Penn State Seeks State Funding for Major Construction Projects Penn State Seeks State Funding for Major Construction Projects
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"These facilities are in need of significant renovations and upgrades. In some cases, the buildings' conditions hamper the research and work being done by faculty and students," says David Gray, senior vice president for Finance and Business. [Read More]
AccuWeather Predicts Warm, Sunny Afternoon for Penn State Game AccuWeather Predicts Warm, Sunny Afternoon for Penn State Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"We do expect those clouds to break in the afternoon and we expect some sunshine and a pretty nice day by game time," says Mussoline. [Read More]

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Centre County Report: Penn State Athletics Off to Strong Start This Fall
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Centre County Report: Penn State Athletics Off to Strong Start This Fall
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
With four out Penn State's seven fall teams ranked in the nation's top ten, spirits are high among student athletes on campus. [Read More]
BOT Discusses Freeh Report Resolution in Executive Session BOT Discusses Freeh Report Resolution in Executive Session
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
“It was a very open, civil conversation about the resolution as proposed by Trustee Lord,” Lubrano says. “In fact, I would say in my two and a half years on the board, this was the first time we actually addressed this issue in that format." [Read More]
Penn State ROTC Honors POWs at Somber Vigil
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Penn State ROTC Honors POWs at Somber Vigil
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The government never considers a POW or MIA gone until they know for sure,” Black says. “There are MIAs from World War One that still aren’t considered lost.” [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Just 17-months old, Oz is a good looking guy and he's smart too. He already knows the commands for "sit," "heel," and "lay." He's also house broken and crate trained. [Read More]
Barron Reveals New Penn State Ad at Board of Trustees Meeting
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Barron Reveals New Penn State Ad at Board of Trustees Meeting
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Penn State President Eric Barron has revealed one of Penn State's newest advertisements, which features a university landmark. [Read More]
Police Seek Help Identifying Possible Loitering Suspect Police Seek Help Identifying Possible Loitering Suspect
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Police are looking for assistance in identifying a suspicious male in the area of Waupelani Drive last night. [Read More]
Discovery Space Names New Executive Director, Seeks Larger Space to Accommodate Growth Discovery Space Names New Executive Director, Seeks Larger Space to Accommodate Growth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"Everything is going to grow. I'm hoping and foresee expanding our programs throughout the Centre Region," says Beck. "I think with a bigger stage we'll definitely be able to reach a broader age range of children." [Read More]
Weekend Plans: Friday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept. 21 Weekend Plans: Friday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept. 21
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Ready for the weekend? Of course you are. If you don't have plans yet be sure to take a look at the weekend planner. [Read More]
Planning Commision Debates Proposal for Taller Buildings in Downtown District Planning Commision Debates Proposal for Taller Buildings in Downtown District
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The proposal would range from 97 to 155 feet, depending on how many incentives – such as underground parking or a green roof – the developer is able to meet. The current zoning allows for a base height of 65 feet. [Read More]
Route 45 Interchange Named After Wounded Warrior, Sgt. Adam Hartswick Route 45 Interchange Named After Wounded Warrior, Sgt. Adam Hartswick
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“For most servicemen, when people call them heroes, they’ll tell you they’re not,” Sgt. Adam Hartswick says. “It’s the ones who didn’t make it back who are the heroes. We live for them.” [Read More]

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Penn State/UMass Live Blog:Penn State Wins 48-7 Penn State/UMass Live Blog:Penn State Wins 48-7
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is looking to go 4-0 for the first time since 2008 with a win today in the first ever meeting between the Nittany Lions and UMass. Kick is scheduled for 4:00 PM with the Big Ten Network covering the action. [Read More]
Centre County Report: Penn State Athletics Off to Strong Start This Fall
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Centre County Report: Penn State Athletics Off to Strong Start This Fall
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
With four out Penn State's seven fall teams ranked in the nation's top ten, spirits are high among student athletes on campus. [Read More]
Fast Start Propels Little Lions to 37-8 Win Over Carlisle Fast Start Propels Little Lions to 37-8 Win Over Carlisle
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
“[Getting off to a fast start] was huge,” State College head coach Matt Lintal said after his team's 37-8 win over Carlisle. “It set the tone for the game and got the energy and the juices going.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Late Kick, Five Noon Games To Watch While You Tailgate Penn State Football: With Late Kick, Five Noon Games To Watch While You Tailgate
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you're watching from home or watching with a TV at your tailgate, here are five games worth checking out before it's Penn State's turn to hit the field. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: UMass Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: UMass
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State sits at 3-0 on the year after two late game victories that have helped turn a season of question marks into a season of cautious optimism for the Nittany Lion faithful. That positive momentum should continue this week as Penn State takes on a struggling 0-3 UMass team coming off of a narr [Read More]
James Franklin Calls Radio Show As 'James From State College' After Getting Hung Up On James Franklin Calls Radio Show As 'James From State College' After Getting Hung Up On
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I tried to call in but your producer hung up on me," Franklin said. "He says, 'how can we verify that it's you?' and I'm like, I can't give you my license over the phone." [Read More]
Little Lions Ready to Start 'New Season' Little Lions Ready to Start 'New Season'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
“This is huge,” State College High football head coach Matt Lintal says of Friday night’s conference opener against Carlisle. “It’s a whole new season for us starting right now. We’ve had two scrimmages and three games but we’re looking at the three games almost like the preseason.” [Read More]
The Trouble With Penn State Football Players? Nothing
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The Trouble With Penn State Football Players? Nothing
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
At Penn State, for the players, all news has been good news. That runs counter to the national narrative, not only in the NFL but with the past two Heisman Trophy winners. That's why Christian Hackenberg is the anti-Jameis. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Highlights Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Highlights
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think that's the thing I've been most impressed is how they've handled everything; coaching changes, sanctions, academics. Going into that environment in Ireland wasn't an easy experience in terms of travel. Then to go on the road in an environment where those people, I don't think, like us [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamilton A Star In Making After Delayed Start To Career Penn State Football: Hamilton A Star In Making After Delayed Start To Career
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Kyle, he told me like the procedure that he went through, and he told me basically the time table on what maybe we could possibly go through and things like that. Unfortunately mine went a little longer than his did. At the same time it was him and Zach Zwinak, we both had wrist injuries in the pa [Read More]

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Penn State/UMass Live Blog:Penn State Wins 48-7 Penn State/UMass Live Blog:Penn State Wins 48-7
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is looking to go 4-0 for the first time since 2008 with a win today in the first ever meeting between the Nittany Lions and UMass. Kick is scheduled for 4:00 PM with the Big Ten Network covering the action. [Read More]
Centre County Report: Penn State Athletics Off to Strong Start This Fall
Video
Centre County Report: Penn State Athletics Off to Strong Start This Fall
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
With four out Penn State's seven fall teams ranked in the nation's top ten, spirits are high among student athletes on campus. [Read More]
BOT Discusses Freeh Report Resolution in Executive Session BOT Discusses Freeh Report Resolution in Executive Session
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
“It was a very open, civil conversation about the resolution as proposed by Trustee Lord,” Lubrano says. “In fact, I would say in my two and a half years on the board, this was the first time we actually addressed this issue in that format." [Read More]
Penn State ROTC Honors POWs at Somber Vigil
Video
Penn State ROTC Honors POWs at Somber Vigil
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The government never considers a POW or MIA gone until they know for sure,” Black says. “There are MIAs from World War One that still aren’t considered lost.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gameday Media Coverage For Penn State UMass Penn State Football: Gameday Media Coverage For Penn State UMass
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Penn State football team is set to take on UMass this weekend in the first home game since the NCAA sanctions were reduced. The undefeated Nittany Lions defeated Rutgers 13-10 last weekend in the Scarlet Knights' first Big Ten opener. UMass comes into Beaver Stadium with an 0-3 record after dro [Read More]
Penn State Seeks State Funding for Major Construction Projects Penn State Seeks State Funding for Major Construction Projects
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"These facilities are in need of significant renovations and upgrades. In some cases, the buildings' conditions hamper the research and work being done by faculty and students," says David Gray, senior vice president for Finance and Business. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Late Kick, Five Noon Games To Watch While You Tailgate Penn State Football: With Late Kick, Five Noon Games To Watch While You Tailgate
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you're watching from home or watching with a TV at your tailgate, here are five games worth checking out before it's Penn State's turn to hit the field. [Read More]
Penn State Working Out Issues with New Scoreboards, Fans Can Expect Changes Saturday Penn State Working Out Issues with New Scoreboards, Fans Can Expect Changes Saturday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"We can expect a different look and feel to the boards tomorrow," Stryker says. "I received a lot of comments form people after the last game. ... It's a new technology and I think it's going to take a couple of games so it's perfect." [Read More]
Barron Reveals New Penn State Ad at Board of Trustees Meeting
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Barron Reveals New Penn State Ad at Board of Trustees Meeting
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Penn State President Eric Barron has revealed one of Penn State's newest advertisements, which features a university landmark. [Read More]
Penn State President Intends to Push Entrepreneurship Among Faculty, Staff and Students Penn State President Intends to Push Entrepreneurship Among Faculty, Staff and Students
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"We need to do more than just keep the doors open to innovation," Barron says. "We need deliberate strategies to promote economic development and a culture that rewards entrepreneurship." [Read More]
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Emily Peterson

To Your Health: Overly Large Breasts May Cause Health Concerns for Women and Men

Sure, it might be nice to have extra curves to fill out a dress or bathing suit top, but in reality, breast tissue is heavy and carrying around that excess weight can cause severe back pain, neck pain, shoulder discomfort, skin irritation, and poor posture.

Mike Poorman

The Trouble With Penn State Football Players? Nothing

At Penn State, for the players, all news has been good news. That runs counter to the national narrative, not only in the NFL but with the past two Heisman Trophy winners. That's why Christian Hackenberg is the anti-Jameis.

Can Craziness Be Calibrated?Russell Frank

That was exactly how much confidence I had in my own judgment, even when I was hitchhiking from New York to Colorado or experimenting with Schedule 1 drugs or rollicking into Chinatown from Queens so we could split a platter of Crabs Cantonese for $3.25.

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