Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Penn State vs. Phillies

In other parts of the state, this question has little meaning, but for those that are both Penn State football and Phillies fans, how do you plan on watching both games Saturday evening? Do you TiVo the Phils on FOX and watch the Lions play Ohio State on ABC? Or is vice versa? Or do you work that remote until the "last" button is worn to a nub? Or do you set up two TV sets and bob the head back and forth as if you were at a tennis match?

Penn State vs. Phillies

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In other parts of the state, this question has little meaning, but for those that are both Penn State football and Phillies fans, how do you plan on watching both games Saturday evening? Do you TiVo the Phils on FOX and watch the Lions play Ohio State on ABC? Or is vice versa? Or do you work that remote until the "last" button is worn to a nub? Or do you set up two TV sets and bob the head back and forth as if you were at a tennis match?

I know what I'm doing: Watching the Penn State game because I'm paid to do so. But I'm sure I'll be peeking at my ESPN Gamecast in between breaks in the action and my stabs at writing on deadline. I'm getting exhausted just thinking about it.

So let me know. We'll take a running tally in the comments box. Oh, and go Phils!

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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.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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