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Bill O'Brien

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  • Penn State's Crook embraces role as backup quarterback

    If not for a broken thumb, a bunch of unanswered emails and one Penn State coach willing to chance a phone call, D.J. Crook might not have been at Beaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon. He might not have been blocking out a screaming student section,...
  • Paterno's son, other ex-coach sue Penn State

    Paterno's son, other ex-coach sue Penn State
    Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, including the son of disgraced former head coach Joe Paterno, are suing the school for actions they say wrecked their careers in the wake of the child sex-abuse scandal. Jay Paterno, who...
  • For Penn State players, 'pure excitement' follows NCAA announcement

    For Penn State players, 'pure excitement' follows NCAA announcement
    A total of 49 football players remained at Penn State following the NCAA sanctions in 2012. Among them was linebacker Mike Hull, who considered transferring when the program's future was in doubt. On Monday afternoon, during a hastily called team...
  • Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'

    Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'
    Two former Penn State assistant football coaches, including a son of the late Joe Paterno, are suing the university, alleging that it fired them prematurely after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal surfaced. Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney filed a...
  • Joe Paterno's Son Suing Penn State Over His 'Wrecked Career'

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, including the son of disgraced former head coach Joe Paterno, are suing the school for actions they say wrecked their careers in the wake of the child sex-abuse...
  • Penn State ranked No. 48, Nittany Lions continue to face NCAA sanction challenges

    Penn State ranked No. 48, Nittany Lions continue to face NCAA sanction challenges
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • Injury further burdens Penn State's linebacker depth

    Injury further burdens Penn State's linebacker depth
    As president of Penn State's chapter of Uplifting Athletes, Ben Kline is responsible for the annual Lift For Life charity that has raised more than $825,000 for kidney cancer research. After former coach Bill O'Brien left for Houston, Kline wrote an...
  • For Penn State players, NCAA announcement brought "pure excitement"

    Thirty seconds after reading about the NCAA's decision Monday, Penn State linebacker Mike Hull received a text announcing a team meeting. Twitter had beaten the coaches to the news. "Social media nowadays," Hull said. Less than 30 minutes later, the...
  • James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State

    James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State
    James Franklin did not like the fact the media — both social and traditional — spoiled the surprise. When the Penn State coach informed his players they would be eligible for postseason play this season, it was "anticlimactic," he said....
  • For first-year NFL coaches, the time to succeed is now ... not later

    For first-year NFL coaches, the time to succeed is now ... not later
    More than ever, NFL owners are long on expectations and short on patience with new coaches. And can you blame them? Consider the success last year's new coaches had, with Philadelphia's Chip Kelly, Kansas City's Andy Reid and San Diego's Mike McCoy...
  • Patriots Trade QB Mallett To Texans

    Patriots Trade QB Mallett To Texans
    The Houston Texans acquired quarterback Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots on Sunday in exchange for an undisclosed future draft choice.  According to NFL.com, the Patriots will receive a conditional seventh-round pick in 2016 for Mallett, who...