Saturday, July 4, 2015

The Devlin scoop

There will obviously be more fallout from the Pat Devlin transferring debacle (and that's a debacle created from both sides), but here's this morning's story on what occurred over the last few days that led to Devlin's leaving Penn State. There's more to the story -- some of it I couldn't write, some of it to come -- but the divorcing was something that obviously shouldn't have happened had either side handled the situation properly. It appears neither side wanted this, but egos and agendas got in the way and one thing led to another and Devlin was gone. Too bad, really. I'll have more as the day progresses, but a full story will be in tomorrow's paper.

The Devlin scoop

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There will obviously be more fallout from the Pat Devlin transferring debacle (and that's a debacle created from both sides), but here's this morning's story on what occurred over the last few days that led to Devlin's leaving Penn State. There's more to the story -- some of it I couldn't write, some of it to come -- but the divorcing was something that obviously shouldn't have happened had either side handled the situation properly. It appears neither side wanted this, but egos and agendas got in the way and one thing led to another and Devlin was gone. Too bad, really. I'll have more as the day progresses, but a full story will be in tomorrow's paper.

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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.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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