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Archive: May, 2011

Franco Harris to be inducted into NJ Hall of Fame

Thursday, May 26, 2011, 7:39 PM
What do John Travolta, Tony Bennett, Martha Stewart, Queen Latifah and Franco Harris have in common? Harris and his celebrity pals represent five of the 13 people who have been selected for induction into the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Among the others included in the Class of 2011 are Joe Theismann... Read more

Penn State announces noon start for Purdue

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 2:55 PM
Penn State football announced that its homecoming game against Purdue on Oct. 15 will begin at noon at Beaver Stadium. Where the game can be found -- Big Ten Network, ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 -- won't be known until 12 days before the game. It's the second start time announced by Penn State for the 2011... Read more

Penn State bags eighth commit for 2012

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 1:40 PM
Penn State has received its eighth oral commitment for its recruiting Class of 2012 with the addition of J.J. Denman, a 6-foot-7, 305-pound offensive tackle from Pennsbury High School in Bucks County. Denman is rated as a four-star prospect by recruiting services Scout.com and Rivals.com. Scout rates... Read more

Paterno losing member of his doghouse

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 5:40 PM
It looks as if one of the regular inhabitants of Joe Paterno's doghouse is leaving Penn State. Defensive tackle Brandon Ware, whom Paterno often took to task for his weight and his approach to academics, told the Harrisburg Patriot-News that he will transfer for "personal reasons." Ware, who would... 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 Erin McCarthy, an intern for The Inquirer and a junior at Penn State majoring in print and digital journalism. This is Erin's first season on the Penn State football beat. She previously spent two summers as an Inquirer summer intern on the Pennsylvania and South Jersey desks. She is also an editor for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A Delaware County native, Erin graduated from Episcopal Academy.

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.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

Joe Juliano Inquirer Staff Writer
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