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Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Illinois

Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Illinois

- Ben Jones

While Penn State hasn't been overly impressive at any point in the conference schedule on paper this game is Penn State's to lose. The Nittany Lions have the better defense, they have the better kicker and they have more weapons on offense.


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Penn State Basketball: Newbill Buzzer Beater Gives Nittany Lions 72-71 Victory Penn State Basketball: Newbill Buzzer Beater Gives Nittany Lions 72-71 Victory
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
John Johnson's three-pointer with 4 seconds to play gave Penn State hope and that hope was all the Nittany Lions needed to steal the ensuing inbounds pass and to steal the game. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lion Hold Off Michigan 3-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lion Hold Off Michigan 3-2
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Michigan would cut the margin to only 1 with 17 minutes remaining in regulation but could not come up with the tying goal. The win moves Penn State to 7-2-2 on the year and 4-2 all-time against Michigan. [Read More]
Business Expo Builds Connections Between Economy and Community Business Expo Builds Connections Between Economy and Community
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Events like this are important because we can have a big impact on the success of companies in this area,” Rowland says. “We all want to see this area succeed, and not just because it’s a workplace. This is a lifelong commitment.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 106-97 To Charlotte In Double Overtime Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 106-97 To Charlotte In Double Overtime
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's men's basketball team falls short after a 17 point comeback bid in double overtime, losing in the first game of the Charleston Classic to go 2-1 on the season. [Read More]
 Popping Champaign: Penn State’s Record Ranks No. 43 Since Mauti’s Pick
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Popping Champaign: Penn State’s Record Ranks No. 43 Since Mauti’s Pick
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
On Saturday, the Nittany Lions return to the scene of the sublime – where they beat their mortal enemy, Tim Beckman, and the Illini, 35-7, back in 2012. It was a statement game and one that set the tenor for the next three seasons. [Read More]
Former SCASD Teacher Charged with Soliciting Nude Photos from Students Former SCASD Teacher Charged with Soliciting Nude Photos from Students
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Whenever someone in a position of trust violates that trust, it’s a horrible situation,” King says. “Unfortunately, you can’t control people’s actions, no matter how many background checks you do.” [Read More]
Judge Shoots Down Attorney-Client Privilege Argument in Paterno Lawsuit Judge Shoots Down Attorney-Client Privilege Argument in Paterno Lawsuit
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
The judge says Penn State cannot authorize disclosure of the Freeh Report's contents in a national news conference and then deny access to information underlying the report's conclusions. The judge says, "Penn State is attempting to invoke the Attorney-Client privilege as both a shield and sword. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rest, Nutrition And Taking It Easy All Part Of Surviving Long Season Penn State Football: Rest, Nutrition And Taking It Easy All Part Of Surviving Long Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Instead of going from thud (tackling), where we're going from full speed and banging, you might go to a tag off, which is basically like two‑hand touch," coach James Franklin said earlier in the week."Then you might go, as the season goes on, you go to an actual jog‑through." [Read More]
Ragweed, Spores and Even Bugs Can Breed Fall Allergies Ragweed, Spores and Even Bugs Can Breed Fall Allergies
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
In addition to ragweed, mold spores and dust mites, the stink bugs that have infiltrated the area in recent years can also bring on allergies for some people. [Read More]
Mount Nittany Medical Center Breaks Ground on Healing Garden Mount Nittany Medical Center Breaks Ground on Healing Garden
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Healing is so much more than tests, procedures and medications,” Brown said. “This garden introduces the spiritual and emotional side of healing to our facility.” [Read More]

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Business Expo Builds Connections Between Economy and Community Business Expo Builds Connections Between Economy and Community
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Events like this are important because we can have a big impact on the success of companies in this area,” Rowland says. “We all want to see this area succeed, and not just because it’s a workplace. This is a lifelong commitment.” [Read More]
Mount Nittany Medical Center Breaks Ground on Healing Garden Mount Nittany Medical Center Breaks Ground on Healing Garden
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Healing is so much more than tests, procedures and medications,” Brown said. “This garden introduces the spiritual and emotional side of healing to our facility.” [Read More]
Great Moments in History on Social Media
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Great Moments in History on Social Media
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
@ThomasJefferson Congress accepted my 18th re-write-All men are created equal? Not so sure about some of these guys. @TheRealJFK Still can't believe someone got @JFK twitter tag first. @NeilArmstrong #OneSmallStep is trending worldwide -- Take that @KimKardashian. [Read More]
United States Congress Members Demand Release of NCAA Documents United States Congress Members Demand Release of NCAA Documents
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
"... You have at least had enough sense to remove some sanctions that should have never been imposed in the first place," the letter reads. "We urge you to remove all remaining sanctions immediately." [Read More]
State Judge Rules Against NCAA, New Documents Show Growing Opposition to NCAA in Federal Court State Judge Rules Against NCAA, New Documents Show Growing Opposition to NCAA in Federal Court
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
In a court filing on Tuesday, Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey ruled against the NCAA, saying that only conversations that specifically seek legal advice from an attorney are subject to privilege. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Nov. 19 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Nov. 19
3 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]
Business Expo to Bring Community and Economy Together Business Expo to Bring Community and Economy Together
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The expo will feature a wide range of business and industries – including some of Centre County’s best restaurants. Kistner says attendees “will get a taste of the flavor of the area,” through free food and drink provided as part of the County Cuisine part of the expo. [Read More]
Happy Valleywood: The Movies
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Happy Valleywood: The Movies
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Maybe a movie isn't the best way to tell the Sandusky story. I say this after a mini-binge: I watched "Happy Valley" at the State Theatre on Friday night and streamed "365 Days: A Year in Happy Valley" on my computer over the weekend. [Read More]
Intense Cold Continues, But Significant Warm Up is in Sight Intense Cold Continues, But Significant Warm Up is in Sight
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
We've survived the coldest part of the arctic onslaught that arrived Tuesday morning but we're not of the cold weather woods just yet."It shouldn't be quite as harsh [as Tuesday]," says AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Tom Kines. "If you're outside you're still going to feel the wind." [Read More]
Boal Mansion CEO Child Sex Abuse Trial Delayed Boal Mansion CEO Child Sex Abuse Trial Delayed
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
According to court documents, the extra 60 days will give the FBI time to finish its forensic analysis of computers and hard drives seized from Lee. "In due time, with due process, Mr. Lee believes he will prevail," Rude says. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Newbill Buzzer Beater Gives Nittany Lions 72-71 Victory Penn State Basketball: Newbill Buzzer Beater Gives Nittany Lions 72-71 Victory
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
John Johnson's three-pointer with 4 seconds to play gave Penn State hope and that hope was all the Nittany Lions needed to steal the ensuing inbounds pass and to steal the game. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lion Hold Off Michigan 3-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lion Hold Off Michigan 3-2
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Michigan would cut the margin to only 1 with 17 minutes remaining in regulation but could not come up with the tying goal. The win moves Penn State to 7-2-2 on the year and 4-2 all-time against Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 106-97 To Charlotte In Double Overtime Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 106-97 To Charlotte In Double Overtime
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's men's basketball team falls short after a 17 point comeback bid in double overtime, losing in the first game of the Charleston Classic to go 2-1 on the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rest, Nutrition And Taking It Easy All Part Of Surviving Long Season Penn State Football: Rest, Nutrition And Taking It Easy All Part Of Surviving Long Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Instead of going from thud (tackling), where we're going from full speed and banging, you might go to a tag off, which is basically like two‑hand touch," coach James Franklin said earlier in the week."Then you might go, as the season goes on, you go to an actual jog‑through." [Read More]
StateCollege.Com Penn State Football Podcast: Illinois Edition StateCollege.Com Penn State Football Podcast: Illinois Edition
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State now bowl eligible Ben thinks that could play a part in the regular season finale against Michigan State. Greg thinks Illinois doesn't stand a chance on Saturday even with an up and down Nittany Lion offense. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Offense Slowly Coming Into Focus For Program Penn State Basketball: Offense Slowly Coming Into Focus For Program
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's because of their willingness, to get on the floor and stay on the floor, to play hard on defense and rebound, and then you can get to the offensive side of the ball and really spread the ball and find open shots, uncontested shots." [Read More]
Penn State Football: McClean Latest To Decommit From 2015 Class Penn State Football: McClean Latest To Decommit From 2015 Class
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State recruiting took a hit on Tuesday. Four-star defensive tackle Adam McLean decommitted from Penn State last night according to his Twitter account. McLean is the second recruit to take his talents elsewhere in the past month. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Nov. 19 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Nov. 19
3 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]
Penn State Football: Run Game Success A Group Effort Penn State Football: Run Game Success A Group Effort
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It seems as though the Nittany Lions have finally figured out how to get the running game going. "To be honest with you, like I've said before, I don't really think it's Akeel Lynch," Franklin said on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sign Five Man Recruiting Class Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sign Five Man Recruiting Class
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey head coach Guy Gadowsky announced the latest future Nittany Lions to sign on the dotted line as members of a five-man recruiting class. The five signees will be on campus for the 2015-16 season. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Newbill Buzzer Beater Gives Nittany Lions 72-71 Victory Penn State Basketball: Newbill Buzzer Beater Gives Nittany Lions 72-71 Victory
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
John Johnson's three-pointer with 4 seconds to play gave Penn State hope and that hope was all the Nittany Lions needed to steal the ensuing inbounds pass and to steal the game. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lion Hold Off Michigan 3-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lion Hold Off Michigan 3-2
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Michigan would cut the margin to only 1 with 17 minutes remaining in regulation but could not come up with the tying goal. The win moves Penn State to 7-2-2 on the year and 4-2 all-time against Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 106-97 To Charlotte In Double Overtime Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 106-97 To Charlotte In Double Overtime
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's men's basketball team falls short after a 17 point comeback bid in double overtime, losing in the first game of the Charleston Classic to go 2-1 on the season. [Read More]
 Popping Champaign: Penn State’s Record Ranks No. 43 Since Mauti’s Pick
Column
Popping Champaign: Penn State’s Record Ranks No. 43 Since Mauti’s Pick
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
On Saturday, the Nittany Lions return to the scene of the sublime – where they beat their mortal enemy, Tim Beckman, and the Illini, 35-7, back in 2012. It was a statement game and one that set the tenor for the next three seasons. [Read More]
Judge Shoots Down Attorney-Client Privilege Argument in Paterno Lawsuit Judge Shoots Down Attorney-Client Privilege Argument in Paterno Lawsuit
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
The judge says Penn State cannot authorize disclosure of the Freeh Report's contents in a national news conference and then deny access to information underlying the report's conclusions. The judge says, "Penn State is attempting to invoke the Attorney-Client privilege as both a shield and sword. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rest, Nutrition And Taking It Easy All Part Of Surviving Long Season Penn State Football: Rest, Nutrition And Taking It Easy All Part Of Surviving Long Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Instead of going from thud (tackling), where we're going from full speed and banging, you might go to a tag off, which is basically like two‑hand touch," coach James Franklin said earlier in the week."Then you might go, as the season goes on, you go to an actual jog‑through." [Read More]
StateCollege.Com Penn State Football Podcast: Illinois Edition StateCollege.Com Penn State Football Podcast: Illinois Edition
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State now bowl eligible Ben thinks that could play a part in the regular season finale against Michigan State. Greg thinks Illinois doesn't stand a chance on Saturday even with an up and down Nittany Lion offense. [Read More]
United States Congress Members Demand Release of NCAA Documents United States Congress Members Demand Release of NCAA Documents
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
"... You have at least had enough sense to remove some sanctions that should have never been imposed in the first place," the letter reads. "We urge you to remove all remaining sanctions immediately." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Offense Slowly Coming Into Focus For Program Penn State Basketball: Offense Slowly Coming Into Focus For Program
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's because of their willingness, to get on the floor and stay on the floor, to play hard on defense and rebound, and then you can get to the offensive side of the ball and really spread the ball and find open shots, uncontested shots." [Read More]
State Judge Rules Against NCAA, New Documents Show Growing Opposition to NCAA in Federal Court State Judge Rules Against NCAA, New Documents Show Growing Opposition to NCAA in Federal Court
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
In a court filing on Tuesday, Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey ruled against the NCAA, saying that only conversations that specifically seek legal advice from an attorney are subject to privilege. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Popping Champaign: Penn State’s Record Ranks No. 43 Since Mauti’s Pick

On Saturday, the Nittany Lions return to the scene of the sublime – where they beat their mortal enemy, Tim Beckman, and the Illini, 35-7, back in 2012. It was a statement game and one that set the tenor for the next three seasons.

Jay Paterno

Great Moments in History on Social Media

@ThomasJefferson Congress accepted my 18th re-write-All men are created equal? Not so sure about some of these guys. @TheRealJFK Still can't believe someone got @JFK twitter tag first. @NeilArmstrong #OneSmallStep is trending worldwide -- Take that @KimKardashian.

Happy Valleywood: The MoviesRussell Frank

Maybe a movie isn't the best way to tell the Sandusky story. I say this after a mini-binge: I watched "Happy Valley" at the State Theatre on Friday night and streamed "365 Days: A Year in Happy Valley" on my computer over the weekend.

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