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Day: January 3, 2013

Bill O’Brien is Staying at Penn State

After a very stressful few hours, Penn State fans can rest easy. Bill O'Brien is staying in Happy Valley. O'Brien made the decision after interviewing with both the Cleveland Browns and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Report: Bill O’Brien Interviewed with the Cleveland Browns

An anxious few days for Penn State fans just became more worrisome as a report surfaced that Nittany Lions head coach Bill O'Brien interviewed for the Cleveland Browns head coaching job this week.

New Scholarship to Honor the Memory of Dean’s Son

A new soccer scholarship is planned to honor the recent passing of John William McKenzie Brady, known as "Mack," the young son of Schreyer Honors College Dean, Christian Brady and Elizabeth Brady. Mack, eight, an avid soccer player with aspirations to someday play soccer professionally, was attending Park Forrest Elementary School. The scholarship is being established in Mack’s honor to benefit a member of Penn State’s men’s soccer team.

Math Meets Football: Learn Geometry From an Offensive Guard

There's a reason Penn State offensive guard John Urschel's twitter handle is @mathmeetsfball. The Academic All-American carries a 4.0 GPA into graduate school and also serves as the starting right guard on the Penn State football team. And now, Penn Staters can take a class with him.

Penn State Faces Wisconsin in Big Ten Opener, Two Additional Captains Named

The Penn State men’s basketball team has won four straight contests and appears to have finally found confidence on offense in the absence of All-Big Ten guard Tim Frazier. Over the course of the winning streak-- which includes home wins over Army, Delaware State, New Hampshire, and Duquesne-- the Nittany Lions have averaged 78.5 points per game. The Lions (8-4) will look to continue their success on offense as they enter Big Ten play tonight on the road against the Wisconsin Badgers (9-4) at 8:30 p.m. on the Big Ten Network.

10 Questions with Filmmaker John Ziegler

Love him or hate him, by now you've probably heard of the talk radio host turned documentary filmmaker John Ziegler. Over the past year, Ziegler has taken a special interest in the media coverage at Penn State, creating the website and the mini-movie "The Framing of Joe Paterno" aimed at exonerating the former coach. I was able to ask the iconoclast 10 questions about Penn State and dinosaurs.

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