After announcing today that he has signed a contract with the Oakland Raiders, Matt McGloin is taking his talents out west.
Penn State continues to aggressively refute David Epstein's forthcoming Sports Illustrated story that investigates its medical practices related to athletic programs, specifically the football team.
This series of statements comes on the heels of remarks last night in an effort to get ahead of the in-depth piece that hits newsstands today. Similar in nature to yesterday's remarks, these statements harshly criticize the SI article going as far as to call some of the claims inside the 23-page story "ludicrous."
In a 23-page investigative story, Sports Illustrated senior writer David Epstein examined the history and current state of medical care as it applies to the Penn State football program. Throughout the featured piece that is set to hit newsstands today and be released online tomorrow, Epstein is highly critical of Penn State athletic director David Joyner, mentioning a personal feud between Joyner and Wayne Sebastianelli, the long-time head physician for the Nittany Lions football team before being reassigned in late February. The article, titled "What Still Ails Penn State" quotes several named and unnamed sources including former football players, athletic department employees, and Board of Trustees members. A detailed summary of the piece can be found below.
Penn State basketball just suffered a major loss, as redshirt junior guard Jermaine Marshall has decided to forgo his final season of eligibility to play professionally, per GoPSUSports.
Marshall, who will graduate this summer and was a team captain for the 2012-13 season, was second on the team with 15.3 points per game. He also led the Nittany Lions in scoring 14 times last season, which was the most on the team.
Penn State football hasn't played Pitt since 2000, but the two schools are "optimistic" that a yearly matchup could be possible in the coming years and decades.
A Philadelphia man was arrested after allegedly stealing eight textbooks from the Penn State Bookstore in the HUB and selling them downtown for nearly $600 according to court documents, and first reported by the Centre Daily Times.