The Big Ten needed to grant the former Penn State 125-pound wrestler a waiver that would allow him to bypass the conference’s rule that he would have to sit out a season, and apparently this waiver was granted.
Author Steve Connelly
To say Penn State picked up right where it left off after last season’s impressive offensive scheme throttled opponents would be an understatement.
Penn State fall sports are going to be historically good this fall regardless of what the football team does.
Several Penn State student groups are working together to raise money for the disaster relief effort in Texas following the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
82 percent of the more than 28,000 survey takers concluded that it was the correct decision to remove Paterno’s statue, tied with those in favor of removing the statue of Roger Taney — the man who wrote the Dred Scott Decision, which ruled that blacks could never be American citizens.
Penn State fans will also receive incentives for getting through the gates at Beaver Stadium earlier.
James Franklin put out Penn State’s first official depth chart of the 2017 season Tuesday.
After moving into its 228 E. College Ave. location in January of 2015, fitness apparel store Anthym officially closed its doors this summer.
Penn State is aware of the issue and has mailed out 90% of the season tickets in the bowl and expects the remaining club seat tickets to go out within the next two days, according to associate athletic director Tom McGrath.
“This beautiful creative piece will underscore what we mean when we say ‘We Are Penn State’ and encourage all members of the community to ‘Be who you are. Together,’” Penn State President Eric Barron said.
The event begins at 7 p.m. with the undercard, then Meek Mill at 9 p.m. General admission tickets go on sale Sunday, August 27 at 6 p.m. — starting at $45.
2016 Olympian and Penn State swimming alum Shane Ryan won gold in the 50-meter backstroke representing Ireland at the World University Games in Taipei on Wednesday morning.
Police are investigating a bomb threat at Walmart on North Atherton Street, which was evacuated Tuesday afternoon.
Ticket prices start at $28. There’s a student discount on select tickets — $20 off seats priced at $78 and $53.
Having sat out his true freshman season in 2016, his only appearance on the field at Beaver Stadium came in the Blue-White Game where he was one of the top producers on the defensive end — picking off a pass and recording five total tackles.
The tickets cost $35 and include 13 of the 18 games on the slate for the Nittany Lions. Games during the Thanksgiving and winter breaks (Oral Roberts, Binghamton, Rider, Coppin State, and Northwestern) are not included.
NEAT, organized by the Penn State and State College police departments, puts officers together in pairs to patrol on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, focusing on alcohol, noise, and other disorderly conduct incidents.
In 2019, Franklin’s contract surges to $5,350,000 in guaranteed compensation ($2,650,000 paid by the school in base salary). He receives an additional $300,000 in base salary in each of the years for the remainder of the contract, which will max out at $6,250,000 (before potential bonuses) in 2022.
The Big Ten released its full schedule for the 2017-18 basketball season live on BTN Thursday — finalizing the upcoming slates for the Nittany Lions and Lady Lions.
“You want to see increments getting better. I don’t expect him to go out there and be Roger Staubach,” Jets head coach Todd Bowles said. “The kid has to get a chance to play and make some mistakes, grow from it, and come back from adversity and make good plays.”
Penn State backed up the Big Ten rule that Nick Suriano must sit out a year if he transfers anywhere in conference.
Tickets for seats in the outfield reserved section go for $27. $2 from each ticket goes toward a scholarship fund awarded to the alumni association of the school with the largest turnout.
According to the NJ.com source, Penn State will not sign off on the in-conference transfer request, even though Suriano received a transfer release for schools out of conference.
Kovacs was controversially called for a foul on his final attempt that went 5cm farther than Tomas Walsh’s gold medal throw.