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Franklin easing PSU's practices heading into November

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 8:05 PM
In explaining the lessons he's learned on the importance of tapering players in practice throughout the season, James Franklin described the finale of Maryland's 2001-02 season. Then the wide receivers coach for the Terrapins, Franklin said the staff's mindset didn't allow for much rest heading into... Read more

Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 2:53 AM
Join the Inquirer's Joe Juliano as he takes your Penn State football questions in a live chat, beginning Wednesay at 1 p.m. Read more

Penn State works to repair punting game

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:23 PM
If he didn't have enough to deal with during Penn State's three-game losing streak, James Franklin is trying to find ways to make the Nittany Lions' punting game more consistent. Franklin said Tuesday at his weekly news conference that he will hold an open competition this week among his three punters... Read more

PSU's Dieffenbach in final stages of ACL recovery

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 3:18 PM
Miles Dieffenbach is one of the most positive, best-spoken members of the Penn State football team. But even he struggled for words upon learning he had torn his ACL in spring ball. "I'd lie to you if [I said] you're not pretty upset," Dieffenbach said, "...knowing your senior year is coming up is... Read more

Hamilton honored by Big Ten; Penn State in noon kickoff at Indiana

Monday, October 27, 2014, 1:21 PM
After setting a Penn State single-game record with 14 receptions on Saturday night, DaeSean Hamilton was named freshman of the week by the Big Ten Conference. Hamilton, who redshirted his first season because of a broken wrist, broke the record set by Freddie Scott against Wisconsin in 1995. The Fredericksburg... Read more

Full text of Big Ten response to controversial Penn State calls

Monday, October 27, 2014, 1:12 PM
Here are the full responses Sunday night by the Big Ten Conference to The Inquirer concerning two controversial calls – a disputed Ohio State interception in the first quarter, the expiration of the play call before the snap on what would be a 49-yard field goal in the second quarter –... Read more

VIDEO: Penn State can't pull off upset

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 5:09 AM
The Inquirer's Joe Juliano & CineSport's Justin Termine recap Penn State's 24-17 loss in double OT to Ohio State and discuss some controversial calls which helped the Buckeyes. Read more

PSU offense comes alive too little, too late in double OT loss

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:51 AM
Christian Hackenberg's protection caved inward on fourth and 5, as the defensive push of Joey Bosa once again forced him to the ground. Ohio State's sideline rushed the field as Hackenberg slowly came to his feet following Penn State's 31-24 double overtime loss. The quarterback led a valiant fourth... Read more

They said it: PSU talks officiating, double overtime loss to OSU

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 1:38 AM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Ohio State squeaked by Penn State with a 31-24, double-overtime victory that went into the early hours of Sunday morning. But the close victory didn't come without lingering question marks. There were several officiating calls that went the Buckeyes' way, including a pass attempt... Read more

Live chat: Penn State vs. Ohio State

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 5:29 AM
Join the Inquirer's John Stuetz for live updates and commentary as Penn State hosts Ohio State at Beaver Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. Read more
About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

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