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409 Pizza and Win(g)s is serving pizza and wings until the wee hours, all while making a statement on Joe Paterno's win count.
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The worldwide phenomenon many people have yearned for has arrived in State College: Hot yoga. Bikram Hot Yoga State College is now offering classes as the exercise and fitness business heats up.
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The excitement for Christian Hackenberg's sophomore season continues to build, as SportsonEarth recently pegged him as the nation's 36th-best player in its list of the top 100.
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University Park Undergraduate Association hopes to help alleviate some incoming student stress by giving them a head start at finding out where they want to get involved on campus, as well as giving them a chance to pick current students brains about anything they want to know through the UPUA’s first ever Incoming Student Google Hangout.
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James Franklin was the star of Big Ten Media Day, showing off his character and charisma in front of reporters at the Hilton Chicago on Monday.
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Five of the 18-member Pennsylvania congressional delegation have asked the NCAA to overturn unprecedented sanctions leveled against Penn State University's football program.
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We're at the Hilton Chicago for this year's Big Ten Media Days. Follow along with our live blog!
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A severe storm that passed through State College on Sunday evening left a path of fire and downed trees behind it. Crews from several local fire companies responded to a call that came into the Alpha Fire Company at 7:23 p.m. after a condominium at 3221 Shellers Road in Ferguson Township caught fire after being struck by lightning. The storm also knocked down trees at two intersections in downtown State College.
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Norman Horn of Coast 2 Coast FTK began his journey in San Francisco on April 5 with the goal of walking 3,100 miles and raising $250,000 for THON. Three and a half months later, this ambitious alumnus has reached the halfway point.
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National writers like Beaver Stadium more than Big Ten writers, it seems. Penn State football's home was ranked the tenth-best stadium in the country in an Athlon Sports poll of 15 national college football experts.
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James Franklin and his fellow Big Ten coaches aren't just getting national exposure at the Big Ten Media Days, which begin today -- Franklin will be given ESPN's "car wash" treatment on Wednesday, meaning he'll be featured on several of the network's shows throughout the day.
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Former University of Cal Athletic Director Sandy Barbour was named Penn State's next Athletic Director today, becoming the first female AD at Penn State.
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Penn State announced that it will hold a press conference tomorrow in Beaver Stadium at 11 a.m. to announce a personnel decision, and it looks like this means it has found its next athletic director.
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The Philadelphia Union and the Mack Brady Soccer Fund--started last January by Honors College Dean Christian Brady after the death of his eight year old son Mack-- will team up on August 8th to host a charity dinner to benefit the fund. PPL Park, the Union's stadium, will host the event, which will include appearances from six Penn State head coaches, as well as Union goalie Zac MacMath and other members of the Union. The dinner also features a silent auction, with signed memorabilia from all of Penn State's sports teams as well as some autographed memorabilia from Philadelphia sports teams.
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Former defensive tackle standout revealed his daughter, Leah, has pediatric cancer in June, and the Penn State family was quick to offer him support. Now, the Cincinnati Bengals have joined the fight.
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James Franklin's first Penn State depth chart doesn't tell fans anything except that he really wants us to believe that all Nittany Lions got a clean slate in regard to their starting positions.
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For James Franklin, whose daughter has Sickle Cell Anemia, the football team's trip to the Hershey Children's Hospital.
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Happy Valley will be adding a brand new distillery this winter, coming from one of its most well-established businesses.
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State College police are investigating an assault that occurred at Sigma Tau Gamma on July 18 that resulted in significant head trauma to the victim, according to a press release.
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Now that the men’s World Cup has wrapped up, the women are already focused on next summer and the 2015 women’s World Cup, and Penn State is set to be represented on the national stage.

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Penn State fans living in State College should run -- not walk -- to the Barnes & Noble on Benner Pike if they want to grab a copy of Jay Paterno's new book before it potentially gets pulled. The memoir "Paterno Legacy: Enduring Lessons from the Life and Death of My Father" isn't due out until September 1, but Barnes & Noble had a stack of the book for sale in its Local Interest section at closing time on Tuesday.
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Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney, two former assistant football coaches, are suing the university based on claims that the Sandusky scandal ruined their chances of being hired for new positions.
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Penn State's 4OT, thrilling win against Michigan was selected as the 14th-best game of the 2013 by ESPN season behind some relatively curious selections.
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461 Penn State student-athletes achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the spring semester, a record for the spring. This comes after 468 achieved the same marks for the fall semester, making this past academic year a banner year for Penn State Athletics. The fall semester was the highest of any semester for the department, followed by the 2013 fall semester, and this past spring semester.
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DJ Larry Moore's days providing the music for THON have come to an end after more than 20 years. Starting in 2015, the Entertainment Committee will be solely responsible for the music, according to the THON blog.
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Eight different Nittany Lions were named to awards watch lists over the last week.
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In a recent ranking, Penn State Career Services was listed as the second best career services in the entire country.
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We asked 10 questions with Allie Goldstein, the new student representative on the Board of Trustees.

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Very sad news this Saturday evening: The Penn State freshman struck by a vehicle during a jogging accident on July 3 has passed away, according to the Centre Daily Times.

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It's a big Saturday for James Franklin. Penn State picked up its 18th commit for the Class of 2015 in four-star New Jersey wide receiver Irvin Charles, and moments later notching its first commit for the Class of 2016 in four-star running back Miles Sanders of Pittsburgh.