Monthly Archives: June, 2014
In wonderfully random news, Alfonso Ribeiro of “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” fame will conduct a meet-and-greet at tonight’s State College Spikes game.
Tim Frazier, Penn State basketball’s wunderkind for the past few seasons, announced on that he will be a member of the Philadelphia 76ers’ summer league team.
In a court filing this week, an attorney for Gov. Tom Corbett argues the governor should be dropped from a lawsuit filed by the NCAA. A state law, signed by Corbett Feb. 20, 2013, requires the NCAA to spend Penn State’s $60 million fine for the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal within Pennsylvania.
After many mini-panic attacks and frantic enterings of student ID numbers, the annual Penn State student ticket sale is complete. And there was no Ticketmaster crash this time!
For the first time, a musical act will play at the Pegula Ice Arena, and it’s a big one — My Hero Zero will be the main attraction of Sunday’s “Rock The Ice” at 7 p.m.
Eric Barron announced that senior vice president for finance and business David Gray will head the search committee for Athletic Director David Joyner’s replacement today. The rest of the committee includes familiar faces from prior university search committees.
The photo you see above was provided to us by guest Sean Shapiro of recently-married Ian and Beth Rickenbach’s wedding. And, yes, it does depict James Franklin and several recruits photobombing a wedding picture. Here’s its story.
State College just went from dry to soaked in 10 minutes. The Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for South Central Centre, East Central Blair, and Northern Huntington Counties until 5:30 p.m., and forecasts say that more scattered thunderstorms could be on the way tonight.
Former Penn State wide receiver and 61st overall NFL Draft selection Allen Robinson made his place in the NFL official yesterday, inking a four-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
With Ben Kline down with a torn achilles tendon, there are a number of players who will need to step up as an already thin linebacking corps becomes even thinner entering the 2014 season.
After 15 years at Penn State and nine Big Ten titles, track and field/cross country coach Beth Alford-Sullivan will take the same job at Tennessee, the university announced today.
The “White Out” is trailing yet again in the SiriusXM College Sports Nation Traditions Tournament, this time to Arkansas’ “Calling the Hogs” cheer.
Attorney General Kathleen Kane revealed that two additional victims came forward during the commonwealth’s investigation of Jerry Sandusky, saying that they were abused by him in the fall of 2009.
The Office of the Attorney General released a report Monday morning that indicates authorities took too long to investigate the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse crimes. However, the report says there is no evidence to show any issues or “missteps” were politically motivated.
Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s investigation into how Gov. Tom Corbett handled the Jerry Sandusky investigation found that he proceeded reasonably, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. The report is to be made public today at 10:30 a.m. during a Harrisburg press conference.
“The Happiest 5K On The Planet,” The Color Run is making its return to Penn State on Sunday, Sept. 14 as part of its 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour.
Beaver Stadium ranked fourth of the Big Ten’s 14 stadiums in a poll of a dozen Big Ten experts conducted by Athlon Sports.
Free AT&T wi-fi will be accessible to most of Penn State’s campus by June 26, thanks to a re-negotiated contract between the university and AT&T.