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Archive: November, 2011

Sandusky breaks his silence in NBC interview

Monday, November 14, 2011, 11:00 PM
Former longtime Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, who has been charged with 40 counts of criminal acts involving sexual abuse toward eight young boys, broke his silence in a telephone interview with Bob Costas on NBC's "Rock Center" on Monday night. In the interview, Sandusky claimed... Read more

Penn State ranked No. 21 in three major polls

Sunday, November 13, 2011, 9:49 PM
Penn State (8-2, 5-1 Big Ten) checked in at No. 21 in the BCS standings, Associated Press poll and the USA TODAY coaches' poll, all of which were released on Sunday. The Nittany Lions, who were No. 12 in all each of the polls last week, lost 17-14 at home to Nebraska on Saturday. In the three polls... Read more

Juliano: Football Returns to PSU

Saturday, November 12, 2011, 11:42 PM
Video: The Inquirer's Joe Juliano and CineSport's Brian Clark discuss Saturday's scenes at Beaver Stadium as the Nittany Lions fell to Nebraska. Read more

Emotional arrival for Penn State players

Saturday, November 12, 2011, 10:57 AM
An emotional Jay Paterno was one of the first people to go through the tunnel Saturday after Penn State arrived at Beaver Stadium for its game against Nebraska. Paterno, the team’s quarterbacks coach and son of Joe Paterno, quickly blew through the phalanx of screaming fans behind fences on... Read more

Video: Galen Hall talks about Joe Paterno

Saturday, November 12, 2011, 7:34 PM
Penn State offensive coordinator Galen Hall, who has known Joe Paterno since the late 1950's, talks about the former Penn State coach. (Video by Jake Kaplan/Inquirer) Read more

Odds on the identity of PSU football coach

Friday, November 11, 2011, 1:01 PM
Former Florida coach Urban Meyer is the 2-1 favorite to become Penn State's next head football coach, according to odds published Friday by Here are the other candidates mentioned by the web site as possible successors to Joe Paterno. All are head coaches; their current schools are in parentheses: Al... Read more

Live updates: Penn State vs. Nebraska

Friday, November 11, 2011, 6:50 PM
Join the Inquirer's Jake Kaplan as he provides lives updates on Saturday's Penn State-Nebraska game, scheduled to start at noon. It will be the first game Joe Paterno is not a part of the Penn State coaching staff since 1949. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Penn State telling recruits "national search is on" for new coach

Friday, November 11, 2011, 12:26 AM
Penn State interim head coach Tom Bradley and interim athletic director Mark Sherburne held conference calls with recruits and their families Thursday night and told them the “national search is on” for a new head football coach. This according to Joe O’Connor Sr., who was on the... Read more

Penn State interim coach Tom Bradley addresses team

Thursday, November 10, 2011, 9:39 AM
About 10 hours after Penn State’s Board of Trustees announced legendary head football coach Joe Paterno would be relieved of his duties, interim head coach Tom Bradley spoke to the football team at the Lasch Football Building. The team gathered to meet with Bradley at 8 a.m. Thursday, with the... Read more

Surreal scene at Penn State

Thursday, November 10, 2011, 3:36 PM
It was a surreal scene at Penn State Thursday as Tom Bradley was introduced as the interim head coach of the football team, replacing Joe Paterno, who was fired Wednesday night. The Inquirer's Joe Juliano was there and provides the latest from State College. 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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