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Day: September 4, 2017


Tennessee Titans Name Tim Shaw Team Captain, ‘Titan For Life’

Former Penn State and Tennessee Titans linebacker Tim Shaw, who's battling ALS, was named the franchise's sixth captain for the 2017 season Monday.


Saquon Barkley Named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player Of The Week

Penn State running back Saquon Barkley was named one of the Big Ten's offensive players of the week alongside Ohio State QB JT Barrett.


Saquon Barkley Is Early Heisman Favorite After Week One

Sports Illustrated listed the Penn State player as the favorite to win college football's most prestigious award and Penn State created a new website dedicated to Barkley's Heisman push

Greek Life

Breaking Down Beta Theta Pi’s Current And Dismissed Charges

Judge Allen Sinclair dismissed the most serious charges -- involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, and simple assault. Only 14 of the 18 originally charged former brothers will head toward trial.


Pitt Goes Into Media Blackout Again Ahead Of Penn State Clash

Ahead of Pitt's clash with the Nittany Lions, coach Pat Narduzzi and the Panthers will once again shut out the media -- keeping practice closed and denying all player interview requests.

Student Life

Penn State Recognized As LGBTQ-Friendly School

Campus Pride recognized Penn State as one of the top 25 schools in the United States in the 2017 LGBTQ-Friendly Campus Climate Index. This is not the school's first time earning this recognition.

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