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  • Without taking sides, Bill O'Brien makes strong statement in board dispute

     
    More than 60 football recruits have visited Penn State since the end of last season, head coach Bill O'Brien said, and he wants to make sure they feel welcome. Trouble is, outside forces could be getting in the way. "It......
  • Penn State job was a "leap of faith," for Bill O'Brien

     
    When reports surfaced that Bill O’Brien would interview with NFL teams, an accompanying ESPN storyline suggested that the coach thought Penn State had misled him regarding the potential for NCAA sanctions. O’Brien sought to clarify his...
  • Bill O'Brien's opening statement

     
    Penn State coach Bill O'Brien began his press conference Monday with a 10-minute statement on what happened last week, why he's returning and what happens next. Here it is. Obviously a lot has happened over the last week. Many of......
  • Penn State coach Bill O'Brien to be main speaker at LV Scholar-Athlete Dinner

     
    It is always one of the biggest nights in local football every year and this year, the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame may have the biggest crowd ever for its Scholar-Athlete Dinner. That's because...
  • A meeting on NCAA recruiting rules? Bill O'Brien's looking forward to it

     
    At one point following Saturday's Blue-White Game, Penn State coach Bill O'Brien asked, "Is anybody here in a good mood?" Clearly, the coach was. Which might not last long. O'Brien files out-and-back to Chicago on Monday to attend what he......
  • Becahi to honor blind youth football player

    Since his story appeared in The Morning Call on Sunday, Gage Dannecker has become an inspiration to many people in the local sports community. Gage is the 10-year-old Allentown boy and Muhlenberg Elementary fifth-grader who is blind, but hasn't let...
  • Penn State shakes sluggish start to week to rout Purdue

    Penn State shakes sluggish start to week to rout Purdue
    Monday's practice was a "waste," Penn State cornerback Stephon Morris said. The post-Ohio State doldrums lingered so badly that the coaches left 10 minutes before the end of practice and put the senior class in control. "We didn't have our heads...
  • Believe it or not, Hoosiers have shot at Big Ten title

    Believe it or not, Hoosiers have shot at Big Ten title
    Every football fan in Bloomington, Ind. — there actually are some — will tell you Saturday's Wisconsin-Indiana game is huge. With Ohio State and Penn State ineligible and Illinois and Purdue hopeless, either the Badgers or Hoosiers will play...
  • Which college coaches are on the hot seat?

    At Arkansas, Penn State Teddy Greenstein Chicago Tribune I'll point to two — for totally different reasons. Arkansas' John L. Smith needs to win. Now. His contract runs a mere 10 months. In replacing the disgraced Bobby Petrino, Smith will...
  • Which Big Ten teams win, surprise in 2012?

    Ball carries Badgers Colleen Kane Chicago Tribune Wisconsin's Montee Ball will repeat as Big Ten offensive player of the year and carry the Badgers to a second consecutive conference title-game victory. Playing within a weakened division due to Ohio...
  • Penn State Loses Opener to Ohio

    Penn State Loses Opener to Ohio
    It was certainly not a storybook start for Bill O'Brien in his debut as Penn State's football coach. The Nittany Lions were shut out in the second half by Ohio on Saturday and lost, 24-14. Before a capacity crowd of more than 97,000 at Beaver Stadium,...