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Archive: July, 2012

Video: Penn State meets the Big 10 in Chicago

Thursday, July 26, 2012, 9:37 PM
Video: Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien spoke at Big 10 media day in Chicago on Thursday. What's the latest on Silas Redd? Joe Juliano of the Inquirer discusses with CineSport's Brian Clark. Read more

Penn State players show unity, support for program

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 1:54 PM
A group of about 30 Penn State players showed up Wednesday at the practice fields outside the Lasch Football Building to show unity and support for the football program, wracked by NCAA sanctions in connection with the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. A pair of seniors, fullback Michael Zordich... Read more

O'Brien: Main goal is to keep 2012 Penn State team together

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 12:37 PM
Penn State coach Bill O’Brien said Tuesday that he is looking ahead with the Nittany Lions’ football program and that his most important goal for the moment is keeping his team together for the 2012 season. Speaking with Bonnie Bernstein on the Dan Patrick Show, O’Brien said he felt... Read more

NCAA announces policy for Penn State transfer players

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 8:16 PM
The NCAA has listed the full set of options for Penn State players or recruits who wish to play elsewhere in wake of the severe sanctions imposed against the university’s football program. The ruling body listed rules in five different categories that affect players wishing to transfer. Interested... Read more

NCAA set to announce likely Penn State punishment Monday

Sunday, July 22, 2012, 10:25 AM
The NCAA has scheduled a press conference for Monday to announce likely penalties against Penn State as a result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. NCAA president Mark Emmert and Oregon State president Ed Ray, chair of the NCAA’s executive committee, will discuss the matter at 9 a.m. at NCAA headquarters... Read more

Penn State news: Award watch lists,single-game ticket information

Thursday, July 19, 2012, 5:48 PM
Penn State tailback Silas Redd has earned a spot on another watch list for a national award, this one being the Doak Walker Award given to the nation’s top running back, not just for his achievement on the field, but his accomplishments in the classroom and in the community. Redd, a junior,... Read more

Penn State raises more than $110,000 at "Lift For Life"

Saturday, July 14, 2012, 7:55 PM
Officials announced that the annual Penn State Uplifting Athletes “Lift For Life” charity fund-raiser netted a record $110,374 for the Kidney Cancer Association. The total broke the old record of $100,930 set last year. In the 10 years that the event has been held, members of the Penn... Read more

Freeh Report: PSU Covered for Sandusky

Thursday, July 12, 2012, 2:06 PM
Video: Louis Freeh's report claims Penn State officials knew about Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse of children and did nothing. CineSport's Noah Coslov & The Inquirer's Joe Juliano discuss. Read more

Penn State football players to take part in charity event

Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 5:22 PM
Penn State football players will participate in Lift for Life, a fund-raising event that benefits the Kidney Cancer Association, on Friday at the lacrosse field south of the Bryce Jordan Center. The competition, which will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., features players from the offense facing off... Read more

Anzalone again says no to Penn State, chooses Notre Dame

Sunday, July 8, 2012, 9:05 PM
Penn State has struck out for the second time in its efforts to get top linebacking prospect Alex Anzalone of Wyomissing Area (Pa.) High School. Anzalone announced Sunday night that he has chosen Notre Dame over Penn State and Florida as the college where he will play football beginning in 2013. The... 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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