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  • Focus on education, not football program

    Pennsylvania voters have a gubernatorial election looming, with education funding being at the forefront of the campaigns. Yet our elected congressmen focus on the football program of our state's most prestigious university. Wouldn't it be more...
  • NCAA penalties were excessive

    I definitely agree with Rep. Charlie Dent and the other four Pennsylvania congressmen that the penalties placed against Penn State were entirely too extreme. Where does the NCAA get the authority to impose such strict penalties that punish current and...
  • Oregon is No. 1 in The Times' 'Super 16' countdown

    Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we finish our 'Super 16' countdown, with No. 1 Oregon: The race for championships, trophies and recruits will continue unabated,...
  • Penn State rallies to quiet big Rutgers crowd in Big Ten opener

    Penn State rallies to quiet big Rutgers crowd in Big Ten opener
    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Bill Belton's 5-yard touchdown run with 1:13 remaining capped a determined Penn State rally at Rutgers that produced a 13-10 victory Saturday. Dominated in the first half and struggling offensively most of the game, Penn State...
  • Can Penn State and Rutgers forge a true rivalry?

    The last time Penn State played Rutgers, the coaches ran off the field cursing at each other. Nineteen years later, one team is trying to renew the rivalry with similar fight. Penn State visits Rutgers' campus the night of Saturday, Sept. 13 for the...
  • Jarvis Miller To Go From Pequot Uncas To Big Ten

    Jarvis Miller To Go From Pequot Uncas To Big Ten
    WINDSOR LOCKS - Saddled with a 19-6 halftime deficit last year, the co-op football team of Windsor Locks/Suffield/East Granby trudged up from its home field to outside the Windsor Locks High School gymnasium. Before coach Jason Qua could deliver his...
  • Judge: Paterno suit targeting Penn State sanctions can move toward trial

    Judge: Paterno suit targeting Penn State sanctions can move toward trial
    A lawsuit challenging the NCAA's sanctions against Penn State by the estate of former head football coach Joe Paterno can move toward trial, a judge in Centre County Court ruled Thursday. Judge John B. Leete, however, dismissed more than a dozen Penn...
  • Oh, $&!%$&#!: The return of Penn State-Rutgers

    The last time Penn State played Rutgers, the coaches ran off the field cursing at each other. Nineteen years later, the two teams pick up up the rivalry mid-invective stream. Watch the above video (language warning at the end) for a refresher on the...
  • NCAA restores Penn State's postseason bowl eligibility, scholarships

      The NCAA has immediately restored bowl elibility to Penn State, citing the school’s progress in ‘ensuring department functions with integrity,’ and will restore the program to its full scholarship allotment starting in 2015-16. The...
  • NCAA lifts bowl ban, scholarship sanctions against Penn State

    NCAA lifts bowl ban, scholarship sanctions against Penn State
    Penn State will be eligible for a bowl game this season and its football scholarships will be fully restored next year, the NCAA announced Monday. Two years after issuing some of the stiffest penalties in college football history, the NCAA lifted two...
  • Al Pacino on Greta Gerwig, Burger-Flipping and Barry Levinson's 'The Humbling'

    In "The Humbling," one of his two new movies (along with "Manglehorn") having their North American premieres at the Toronto Film Festival, Al Pacino plays a legendary actor in career freefall. But talk to Pacino for a while about his characters and his...