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Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song

Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song

- Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo

Former Penn State defensive end and current Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali may have a future in music after his football career ends.


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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, April 18 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, April 18
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Two Films Attempt to Restore Image of Penn State, Joe Paterno
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Two Films Attempt to Restore Image of Penn State, Joe Paterno
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
In response to the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal that received international attention and led to the firing of Penn State's president and football coach – filmmakers continue to create works to take attention away from the scandal. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a process at how to catch punts. A lot of teams put a guy back there and if he can catch it, great. We teach our guys how to catch it, there's a mechanism about it, a system," Huff said. "In order to be a good punt returner you have to be able and willing to field every ball, and tha [Read More]
Penn State Police Investigate 2 Reported Incidents Involving Nudity Penn State Police Investigate 2 Reported Incidents Involving Nudity
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Penn State police are investigating two reported incidents related to nudity. Both incidents reportedly occurred on campus and involved students. [Read More]
Spring Flowers Remain Easter Season Tradition in State College
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Spring Flowers Remain Easter Season Tradition in State College
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Snagging colorful fresh flowers continues to be part of the Easter season tradition in State College. From pink tulips to yellow daffodils to purple hyacinth – the flowers seem to scream spring. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
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Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Fewer scholarships, thinner depth charts, shiftier positioning, mounting injuries – they all may mean more PT for certain PSU football players. And that’s A-OK with them. [Read More]
Fewer Alumni Voting in Penn State Board of Trustees Election Fewer Alumni Voting in Penn State Board of Trustees Election
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Alumni for Penn State have started casting their votes for three vacant seats on the board of trustees. Voting for three alumni seats opened April 10 and concludes May 8. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He is everything you would hope he would be," Offensive coordinator John Donovan said after the Blue White game. "We always saw him at a distance, so the first time you meet with him and the first time you see him throw and the first time you interact with him and he keeps learning the offense m [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, April 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, April 17
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Paterno Family Continues to Argue the Lawsuit Against NCAA, Penn State is Fair Paterno Family Continues to Argue the Lawsuit Against NCAA, Penn State is Fair
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"The NCAA did this even though they knew that their unlawful actions and irresponsible accusations would end plaintiffs careers, ruin their reputations, and severely injure them," the document states. [Read More]

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Husband-And-Wife Filmmaking Team Premieres 60's Comedy Sci-Fi Musical Husband-And-Wife Filmmaking Team Premieres 60's Comedy Sci-Fi Musical
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
What happens when a chimpanzee accidentally launches some 1960s British pop rockers into space, forcing the group to become intergalactic diplomats on a planet full of women? [Read More]
Thousands Take Part in Special Olympics Run at Beaver Stadium
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Thousands Take Part in Special Olympics Run at Beaver Stadium
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
More than 4,000 people took part in the 5th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run/Walk to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania. Former Penn State Assistant Coach Tom Bradley was given a Community Hero Award. Penn State Football great Franco Harris served as official starter. [Read More]
State College Native Melanie Collins Making a Splash in Sports State College Native Melanie Collins Making a Splash in Sports
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Collins, born and bred in State College has become a fixture in sports broadcasting, covering everything from NBA All-Star games to Super Bowls. Recalling the Olympics, Collins says, "I didn't have a ticket to the USA-Russia game and I snuck my way into the arena. I'm not going to say how." [Read More]
Mount Nittany Conservancy Names Ben Novak 'Friend of the Mountain' Mount Nittany Conservancy Names Ben Novak 'Friend of the Mountain'
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Harry Zimbler
"Ben is a unique individual with a wonderful view of the world," Hook says. "Anything is possible if you are willing to make it happen. The board selected Ben for the honor because he was the driving force behind the creation of the Mount Nittany Conservancy." [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Xavier is an adorable 5-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who loves to be held. He's good with older children and other dogs, but it's not clear whether he would be good with cats. [Read More]
'Godspell' Gets a Makeover 'Godspell' Gets a Makeover
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Anne Walker
"Godspell," the groovy, rockin' musical that lit up the early '70s gets a fresh look this week, thanks to Cavalry Baptist Church, the State Theatre and director Jonathan Hetler. [Read More]
Sprucing Up Penn State's Presidential Residence
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Sprucing Up Penn State's Presidential Residence
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Work crews have spent weeks making sure that Schreyer House is ready for its next occupants. Eric Barron, Penn State's new president, and his wife will be moving in soon. The Centre County Report takes us inside for a look at the renovations. [Read More]
Jay Paterno Pens Book, Shares Lessons Learned From His Dad Jay Paterno Pens Book, Shares Lessons Learned From His Dad
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"I think people will be surprised by some of his reasoning behind how he handled certain things with team discipline. There will be some people who will be surprised as to how patient he was but also much he enjoyed his job." [Read More]
Franco Harris to Lead Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run
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Franco Harris to Lead Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Janki Patel
A Blue White Weekend tradition, proceeds from the run will benefit the 2014 Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer Games set to take place in June at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken Enjoying Added Pressure In Practice Penn State Football: Ficken Enjoying Added Pressure In Practice
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Coach Huff is a great coach and great guy," Ficken said of special team's coach Charles Huff. "He knows a little bit more about kicking than the previous staff did. He's really enthusiastic about special teams. That was one area where we were kind of deficient the past season, and he's brough [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a process at how to catch punts. A lot of teams put a guy back there and if he can catch it, great. We teach our guys how to catch it, there's a mechanism about it, a system," Huff said. "In order to be a good punt returner you have to be able and willing to field every ball, and tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
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Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Fewer scholarships, thinner depth charts, shiftier positioning, mounting injuries – they all may mean more PT for certain PSU football players. And that’s A-OK with them. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He is everything you would hope he would be," Offensive coordinator John Donovan said after the Blue White game. "We always saw him at a distance, so the first time you meet with him and the first time you see him throw and the first time you interact with him and he keeps learning the offense m [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do need to as a conference, need to keep pushing that envelope to be better," said Meyer of Big Ten recruiting. "Our whole conversation [at the Big Ten coaches meeting] needs to be about 'how do we recruit?' [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans are already set to meet James Franklin and several other head coaches across Penn State athletics, but now they'll have a chance to hear from all of Franklin's assistants. In total, Franklin will be joined by nine head coaches and nine assistant coaches by the end of Penn State's [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Paterno — the No. 4 seed in the field — took down several legendary football coaches en route to being voted the winner in the ESPN B1G Coaches Tourney, where he bested longtime Nebraska coach and No. 3 seed Tom Osborne. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's a quiet leader," Shoop said. "He's not the most vocal guy and I think Deion has been beat up a little bit. He's the Big Ten Rookie of The Year two years ago and I keep hearing people say to me that he didn't have as good of a year last year and things like th [Read More]
Lady Lions Hoops: Maggie Lucas Drafted By The WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury Lady Lions Hoops: Maggie Lucas Drafted By The WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zach Berger
With the 21st overall pick in the WNBA Draft, the Phoenix Mercury selected standout Lady Lions guard Maggie Lucas. She was projected as high as a late first round pick in some mock drafts, but Lucas fell to the middle of the second round on Monday night. [Read More]
State College, Penn State Jewish Communities Celebrate Passover State College, Penn State Jewish Communities Celebrate Passover
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
The Jewish community in State College is celebrating Passover this week, the most widely celebrated holiday among Jews in America, which began Monday night. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a process at how to catch punts. A lot of teams put a guy back there and if he can catch it, great. We teach our guys how to catch it, there's a mechanism about it, a system," Huff said. "In order to be a good punt returner you have to be able and willing to field every ball, and tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
Column
Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Fewer scholarships, thinner depth charts, shiftier positioning, mounting injuries – they all may mean more PT for certain PSU football players. And that’s A-OK with them. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He is everything you would hope he would be," Offensive coordinator John Donovan said after the Blue White game. "We always saw him at a distance, so the first time you meet with him and the first time you see him throw and the first time you interact with him and he keeps learning the offense m [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do need to as a conference, need to keep pushing that envelope to be better," said Meyer of Big Ten recruiting. "Our whole conversation [at the Big Ten coaches meeting] needs to be about 'how do we recruit?' [Read More]
News Report Raises Questions About Handling of Rape Allegations at Florida State During Eric Barron's Tenure News Report Raises Questions About Handling of Rape Allegations at Florida State During Eric Barron's Tenure
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
A published report is raising questions about a rape investigation involving a star football player at Florida State University -- during the time that Penn State's new president was running FSU. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans are already set to meet James Franklin and several other head coaches across Penn State athletics, but now they'll have a chance to hear from all of Franklin's assistants. In total, Franklin will be joined by nine head coaches and nine assistant coaches by the end of Penn State's [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Paterno — the No. 4 seed in the field — took down several legendary football coaches en route to being voted the winner in the ESPN B1G Coaches Tourney, where he bested longtime Nebraska coach and No. 3 seed Tom Osborne. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's a quiet leader," Shoop said. "He's not the most vocal guy and I think Deion has been beat up a little bit. He's the Big Ten Rookie of The Year two years ago and I keep hearing people say to me that he didn't have as good of a year last year and things like th [Read More]
Penn State Lionettes Win Third Consecutive National Championship Penn State Lionettes Win Third Consecutive National Championship
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Katie Blitz
It was the first time at the competition that a team had won three consecutive championships. The team earned 9.615 points in the eight-team finals, beating out the University of Louisville by a mere .049 points. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages

Fewer scholarships, thinner depth charts, shiftier positioning, mounting injuries – they all may mean more PT for certain PSU football players. And that’s A-OK with them.

Jeff Byers

April 15 is Much, Much More Than Tax Day

April 15th is a bummer because of the IRS but it's also a day to observe some notable milestones. Among the most significant events in the history of sports was the day Robinson broke the color barrier in America's pastime and suited up for the Brooklyn Dodgers -- and that's not all.

I Wish the World Didn't Need so Many HeroesPatty Kleban

In our work places. In our high schools. In our neighborhoods. What is happening in our culture that is causing the need for so many heroes? Why are people so disengaged? Are we becoming somehow more numb to the feelings of others?

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