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Penn State Football: Franklin Faces Small Challenge When Season Finally Arrives

Penn State Football: Franklin Faces Small Challenge When Season Finally Arrives

- Ben Jones

If you were to make a list of things you should never ask coach, ones regarding a game down the road and if he will approach the next game differently than all the others are two to make that list.


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Penn State Football: Six Things To Know From James Franklin At Big Ten Media Days Penn State Football: Six Things To Know From James Franklin At Big Ten Media Days
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talked on Friday in Chicago and said a lot of what he has already said this summer. But if you missed it, here are the biggest things to know. [Read More]
Freeh Accuses Spanier of 'Gratuitous Public Relations Spin' in Defamation Lawsuit Freeh Accuses Spanier of 'Gratuitous Public Relations Spin' in Defamation Lawsuit
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"In response to his criminal indictment, Spanier has engaged in a multifaceted campaign to publicize his versions of the events that occurred at PSU, including...the filing of this lawsuit almost a year after [the Freeh report] was released," Freeh's attorneys write. [Read More]
Judge Releases Schultz E-Mails in McQueary Whistleblower Suit Judge Releases Schultz E-Mails in McQueary Whistleblower Suit
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Chester County judge Thomas Gavin has ruled that e-mail communications between former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz and public relations director Lisa Powers are not protected by attorney-client privilege. [Read More]
District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller Cleared of Forgery Charges District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller Cleared of Forgery Charges
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
According to a press release from attorney general Kathleen Kane, a statewide investigating grand jury found no evidence to support charging Parks Miler with forgery, tampering, or theft of services. Parks Miller will not face criminal charges after allegations of forging a judge's signature. [Read More]
Run with Players and Coaches in Support of State College Football Run with Players and Coaches in Support of State College Football
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
"They mean a lot. They do everything for us. They give us meals for after games, they get us equipment, and practice gear. They probably make the team more than the players make the team. Without them it would be possible." [Read More]
Borough Debates Allen Street Redevelopment, Verizon Building's Future Borough Debates Allen Street Redevelopment, Verizon Building's Future
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"There is a lot of current interest in the use of properties on that block of Allen Street," planner Meagan Tuttle said. "We feel that many of the properties in this area are underutilized and we can use them to meet some of our community goals." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Yes, (In) Virginia, There is a Christian Hackenberg
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Penn State Football: Yes, (In) Virginia, There is a Christian Hackenberg
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The distance between the Penn State quarterback’s home in Palmyra, Virginia, and the site of the Big Ten’s media days Friday in Chicago, Illinois, is 722 miles. The twain shall never meet. [Read More]
Time Running Out For Ferguson Township Residents To Name New Park Time Running Out For Ferguson Township Residents To Name New Park
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
If you want to submit a name idea but don’t know what kind of name the township will approve, there are many options. You can choose a name of a famous landmark, a nearby street, or even after a famous resident that lived in Ferguson Township. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Gets Vote In Coaches Poll, Nittany Lions 'Others Receiving Votes' Penn State Football: Franklin Gets Vote In Coaches Poll, Nittany Lions 'Others Receiving Votes'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin is a voting member of Coaches Poll this year after not being a member of panel of 64 coaches who vote each week in 2014. [Read More]
Penn State Grad’s Snapchat Project Takes You Around The World Penn State Grad’s Snapchat Project Takes You Around The World
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Inspired by his trip and the memories he created abroad, Gagnon created a new Snapchat account called Tell Your Story. “I have close to 30 hosts now,” Gagnon said. “On August 1, we’ll embark on a Snapchat journey around the world." [Read More]

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Freeh Accuses Spanier of 'Gratuitous Public Relations Spin' in Defamation Lawsuit Freeh Accuses Spanier of 'Gratuitous Public Relations Spin' in Defamation Lawsuit
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"In response to his criminal indictment, Spanier has engaged in a multifaceted campaign to publicize his versions of the events that occurred at PSU, including...the filing of this lawsuit almost a year after [the Freeh report] was released," Freeh's attorneys write. [Read More]
Judge Releases Schultz E-Mails in McQueary Whistleblower Suit Judge Releases Schultz E-Mails in McQueary Whistleblower Suit
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Chester County judge Thomas Gavin has ruled that e-mail communications between former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz and public relations director Lisa Powers are not protected by attorney-client privilege. [Read More]
District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller Cleared of Forgery Charges District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller Cleared of Forgery Charges
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
According to a press release from attorney general Kathleen Kane, a statewide investigating grand jury found no evidence to support charging Parks Miler with forgery, tampering, or theft of services. Parks Miller will not face criminal charges after allegations of forging a judge's signature. [Read More]
Borough Debates Allen Street Redevelopment, Verizon Building's Future Borough Debates Allen Street Redevelopment, Verizon Building's Future
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"There is a lot of current interest in the use of properties on that block of Allen Street," planner Meagan Tuttle said. "We feel that many of the properties in this area are underutilized and we can use them to meet some of our community goals." [Read More]
Time Running Out For Ferguson Township Residents To Name New Park Time Running Out For Ferguson Township Residents To Name New Park
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
If you want to submit a name idea but don’t know what kind of name the township will approve, there are many options. You can choose a name of a famous landmark, a nearby street, or even after a famous resident that lived in Ferguson Township. [Read More]
Penn State Grad’s Snapchat Project Takes You Around The World Penn State Grad’s Snapchat Project Takes You Around The World
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Inspired by his trip and the memories he created abroad, Gagnon created a new Snapchat account called Tell Your Story. “I have close to 30 hosts now,” Gagnon said. “On August 1, we’ll embark on a Snapchat journey around the world." [Read More]
Penn State Researchers Uncover New Trends In Teenage Drug Use Penn State Researchers Uncover New Trends In Teenage Drug Use
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It’s like asking, ‘if you use cigarettes, what are the odds you’re also going to use marijuana,’ but that assumes that relationship is a universal constant. Our approach is to say that relationship is changing over time,” says John Dziak, a researcher with the Penn State Methodology Ce [Read More]
Presidential Politics and 6 Degrees of Separation
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Presidential Politics and 6 Degrees of Separation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Before the debate season starts and some candidates get culled from the herd I thought it a good time to look for some local/Penn State connections to the field—some obvious and some maybe not. [Read More]
Hammond Building Catches Fire, Will Be Closed Wednesday Hammond Building Catches Fire, Will Be Closed Wednesday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
A graduate research office on the second floor caught fire and the cause is still unknown. There was no one was in the building when the fire caught and crews had it out within ten minutes. [Read More]
Greetings from 'Alabama'
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Greetings from 'Alabama'
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I came away thinking that I live in a strange land. State College is no hotbed of liberalism, but it is surely an exception to Clinton crony James Carville's famous formulation that "Pennsylvania is Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and Alabama in the middle." [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Six Things To Know From James Franklin At Big Ten Media Days Penn State Football: Six Things To Know From James Franklin At Big Ten Media Days
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talked on Friday in Chicago and said a lot of what he has already said this summer. But if you missed it, here are the biggest things to know. [Read More]
Run with Players and Coaches in Support of State College Football Run with Players and Coaches in Support of State College Football
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
"They mean a lot. They do everything for us. They give us meals for after games, they get us equipment, and practice gear. They probably make the team more than the players make the team. Without them it would be possible." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Yes, (In) Virginia, There is a Christian Hackenberg
Column
Penn State Football: Yes, (In) Virginia, There is a Christian Hackenberg
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The distance between the Penn State quarterback’s home in Palmyra, Virginia, and the site of the Big Ten’s media days Friday in Chicago, Illinois, is 722 miles. The twain shall never meet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Gets Vote In Coaches Poll, Nittany Lions 'Others Receiving Votes' Penn State Football: Franklin Gets Vote In Coaches Poll, Nittany Lions 'Others Receiving Votes'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin is a voting member of Coaches Poll this year after not being a member of panel of 64 coaches who vote each week in 2014. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Not The Focus As Big Ten Media Days Approach Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Not The Focus As Big Ten Media Days Approach
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's neither good or bad, but for the first time in a long time, Penn State football doesn't have a major storyline heading into this week's Big Ten media days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sterling Jenkins Is Huge, Hackenberg Gets Lighter As Training Camp Numbers Are Released Penn State Football: Sterling Jenkins Is Huge, Hackenberg Gets Lighter As Training Camp Numbers Are Released
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It doesn't take a lot of time spent around Penn State freshman Sterling Jenkins to see that he is a big human. The future offensive lineman got the numbers to back up the obvious as he enters camp at 6-foot-8 and 329 pounds according to figures released today. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan State. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey Ticket Sales Date Announced Penn State Hockey Ticket Sales Date Announced
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
Penn State Students will have a chance to buy a 16-game student-ticket package. The tickets will be sold through TicketMaster.com for $143.00. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan [Read More]
Corey Feldman Loses Special Olympics Gig, Blames Spikes Corey Feldman Loses Special Olympics Gig, Blames Spikes
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
“I do not blame anyone that has anything to do with the Special Olympics for making this decision as they are only doing what they feel best protects the athletes and all involved from unnecessary negative press,” says Feldman [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Six Things To Know From James Franklin At Big Ten Media Days Penn State Football: Six Things To Know From James Franklin At Big Ten Media Days
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talked on Friday in Chicago and said a lot of what he has already said this summer. But if you missed it, here are the biggest things to know. [Read More]
Freeh Accuses Spanier of 'Gratuitous Public Relations Spin' in Defamation Lawsuit Freeh Accuses Spanier of 'Gratuitous Public Relations Spin' in Defamation Lawsuit
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"In response to his criminal indictment, Spanier has engaged in a multifaceted campaign to publicize his versions of the events that occurred at PSU, including...the filing of this lawsuit almost a year after [the Freeh report] was released," Freeh's attorneys write. [Read More]
Judge Releases Schultz E-Mails in McQueary Whistleblower Suit Judge Releases Schultz E-Mails in McQueary Whistleblower Suit
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Chester County judge Thomas Gavin has ruled that e-mail communications between former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz and public relations director Lisa Powers are not protected by attorney-client privilege. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Yes, (In) Virginia, There is a Christian Hackenberg
Column
Penn State Football: Yes, (In) Virginia, There is a Christian Hackenberg
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The distance between the Penn State quarterback’s home in Palmyra, Virginia, and the site of the Big Ten’s media days Friday in Chicago, Illinois, is 722 miles. The twain shall never meet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Gets Vote In Coaches Poll, Nittany Lions 'Others Receiving Votes' Penn State Football: Franklin Gets Vote In Coaches Poll, Nittany Lions 'Others Receiving Votes'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin is a voting member of Coaches Poll this year after not being a member of panel of 64 coaches who vote each week in 2014. [Read More]
Penn State Grad’s Snapchat Project Takes You Around The World Penn State Grad’s Snapchat Project Takes You Around The World
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Inspired by his trip and the memories he created abroad, Gagnon created a new Snapchat account called Tell Your Story. “I have close to 30 hosts now,” Gagnon said. “On August 1, we’ll embark on a Snapchat journey around the world." [Read More]
Penn State Researchers Uncover New Trends In Teenage Drug Use Penn State Researchers Uncover New Trends In Teenage Drug Use
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It’s like asking, ‘if you use cigarettes, what are the odds you’re also going to use marijuana,’ but that assumes that relationship is a universal constant. Our approach is to say that relationship is changing over time,” says John Dziak, a researcher with the Penn State Methodology Ce [Read More]
Presidential Politics and 6 Degrees of Separation
Column
Presidential Politics and 6 Degrees of Separation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Before the debate season starts and some candidates get culled from the herd I thought it a good time to look for some local/Penn State connections to the field—some obvious and some maybe not. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Not The Focus As Big Ten Media Days Approach Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Not The Focus As Big Ten Media Days Approach
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's neither good or bad, but for the first time in a long time, Penn State football doesn't have a major storyline heading into this week's Big Ten media days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sterling Jenkins Is Huge, Hackenberg Gets Lighter As Training Camp Numbers Are Released Penn State Football: Sterling Jenkins Is Huge, Hackenberg Gets Lighter As Training Camp Numbers Are Released
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It doesn't take a lot of time spent around Penn State freshman Sterling Jenkins to see that he is a big human. The future offensive lineman got the numbers to back up the obvious as he enters camp at 6-foot-8 and 329 pounds according to figures released today. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Yes, (In) Virginia, There is a Christian Hackenberg

The distance between the Penn State quarterback’s home in Palmyra, Virginia, and the site of the Big Ten’s media days Friday in Chicago, Illinois, is 722 miles. The twain shall never meet.

Jay Paterno

Presidential Politics and 6 Degrees of Separation

Before the debate season starts and some candidates get culled from the herd I thought it a good time to look for some local/Penn State connections to the field—some obvious and some maybe not.

Greetings from 'Alabama'Russell Frank

I came away thinking that I live in a strange land. State College is no hotbed of liberalism, but it is surely an exception to Clinton crony James Carville's famous formulation that "Pennsylvania is Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and Alabama in the middle."

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