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

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

- 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.


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For Many Families, Best Holiday Traditions are Non-Traditional For Many Families, Best Holiday Traditions are Non-Traditional
1 day 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]
TechCelerator Companies Graduate From Business Bootcamp TechCelerator Companies Graduate From Business Bootcamp
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Harry Zimbler
"Our foundational premise is, 'Don't build something that nobody wants,'" said McCandless. "Fascinating science is not enough. The marketplace picks the winners." [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
2 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]
Holiday Church Service Schedule Holiday Church Service Schedule
2 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]
Police Investigate Apartment Building Arson Police Investigate Apartment Building Arson
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer, Michael Martin Garrett
Police say that an initial investigation revealed that someone doused the cleaning supplies in the utility room with accelerant before setting them on fire. [Read More]
Penn State Wants Pre-Trial Materials in Paterno Lawsuit Kept Confidential Penn State Wants Pre-Trial Materials in Paterno Lawsuit Kept Confidential
2 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]
Last Minute Holiday Shoppers on the Prowl Last Minute Holiday Shoppers on the Prowl
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“A lot of it is probably that people have so much going on that they haven’t had time to get out and go shopping,” Mankey says. “I work six days a week and that last thing I’d want to do on my day off is go Christmas shopping, but you got to get out there at some point.” [Read More]
The Best Holiday Gift Ever
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The Best Holiday Gift Ever
2 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]
Penn State Football: Pinstripe Bowl Unique Meeting For Academic Success Penn State Football: Pinstripe Bowl Unique Meeting For Academic Success
2 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]
Hearing in Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit Delayed Until February Hearing in Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit Delayed Until February
3 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]

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For Many Families, Best Holiday Traditions are Non-Traditional For Many Families, Best Holiday Traditions are Non-Traditional
1 day 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
3 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
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]
Documents Detailing Indecent Assault Allegations Against Christopher Lee Unsealed Documents Detailing Indecent Assault Allegations Against Christopher Lee Unsealed
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
When the ten year old woke up to Lee allegedly fondling him, he excused himself from the room and woke his mother. "I think Chris is one of those child abusers," he told his mother, according to court documents. [Read More]
Former Student Faces Felonies for Allegedly Selling Drugs to Police Informant Former Student Faces Felonies for Allegedly Selling Drugs to Police Informant
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Police reportedly recovered nearly three ounces of marijuana and hashish from the apartment, as well as two sheets of LSD, ecstasy, assorted drug paraphernalia and a handful of unidentified pills. [Read More]
Police Receive Numerous Vandalism Calls Over Weekend Police Receive Numerous Vandalism Calls Over Weekend
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Police advise residents to immediately call the police department if they think someone may be vandalizing their property. Identification of vandals largely depends on eyewitness accounts, making investigations more difficult if police aren't notified right away. [Read More]
Many Different Factors can Trigger Holiday Depression Many Different Factors can Trigger Holiday Depression
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
"It's important for anyone who is worried about a friend or family member experiencing these symptoms to encourage them to seek medical attention if it gets to the point of interfering with social functions, work or school." [Read More]

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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
2 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
2 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
3 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
3 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
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: Jenkins Makes Commitment Official Penn State Football: Jenkins Makes Commitment Official
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jenkins is rated as the No. 1 player in the state of Pennsylvania, according to Scout.com and ESPN.com, and is ranked No. 4 and No. 9, respectively, among offensive line recruits nationally. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Dartmouth 69-49 To Improve To 12-1 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Dartmouth 69-49 To Improve To 12-1
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State trailed by 2 just under 5 minutes into the game but never looked back after taking the lead. The win gives Penn State a 12-1 record on the year, the most non conference wins ever in program history. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Measuring Nittany Lions' Early Season Success Penn State Basketball: Measuring Nittany Lions' Early Season Success
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is set to play Dartmouth today at 4 PM in the final non conference game of the season. Assuming that the Nittany Lions pull out the victory, it will give the program the most non conference wins in a single season in program history. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Dec. 22 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Dec. 22
4 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]
Lady Lions Fall in Overtime to South Florida Lady Lions Fall in Overtime to South Florida
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Stephane Hardinger
The back-and-forth contest saw 16 ties and 16 lead changes after halftime alone, including a jumper from Spann with seconds to play that sent the game into OT. [Read More]

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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
2 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
2 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]
Penn State Football: Pinstripe Bowl Unique Meeting For Academic Success Penn State Football: Pinstripe Bowl Unique Meeting For Academic Success
2 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]
Hearing in Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit Delayed Until February Hearing in Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit Delayed Until February
3 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 Football: ESPN Films To Review 1969 National Title Controversy Penn State Football: ESPN Films To Review 1969 National Title Controversy
3 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
Photos
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Visit 9/11 Memorial
3 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
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: Jenkins Makes Commitment Official Penn State Football: Jenkins Makes Commitment Official
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jenkins is rated as the No. 1 player in the state of Pennsylvania, according to Scout.com and ESPN.com, and is ranked No. 4 and No. 9, respectively, among offensive line recruits nationally. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Dartmouth 69-49 To Improve To 12-1 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Dartmouth 69-49 To Improve To 12-1
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State trailed by 2 just under 5 minutes into the game but never looked back after taking the lead. The win gives Penn State a 12-1 record on the year, the most non conference wins ever in program history. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Measuring Nittany Lions' Early Season Success Penn State Basketball: Measuring Nittany Lions' Early Season Success
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is set to play Dartmouth today at 4 PM in the final non conference game of the season. Assuming that the Nittany Lions pull out the victory, it will give the program the most non conference wins in a single season in program history. [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columnists
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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