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Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 1:14 AM
Join the Inquirer's Joe Juliano as he takes your Penn State football questions in a live chat, beginning Wednesay at 1 p.m. Read more

Franklin said Hackenberg's composure needs to be better

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 3:49 PM
With his quarterback often exhibiting a frustrated and irritated demeanor as Penn State dropped another close game, Nittany Lions coach James Franklin had what he called "a really good meeting" with Christian Hackenberg to discuss a variety of issues including "some areas I think he can handle better... Read more

Sam Ficken for mayor? He'll settle for team leader

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 2:26 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - James Franklin thinks Sam Ficken may have a shot at entering political office. "Right now, Ficken could run for mayor of State College," Franklin said of the Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week at his weekly press conference Tuesday. (That he said this on election day was... Read more

Live chat: Penn State vs. Maryland

Saturday, November 1, 2014, 3:43 AM
Join the Inquirer's John Stuetz for live updates and commentary as the Nittany Lions host the Maryland Terrapins at Beaver Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for noon. Read more

Franklin easing PSU's practices heading into November

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 8:05 PM
In explaining the lessons he's learned on the importance of tapering players in practice throughout the season, James Franklin described the finale of Maryland's 2001-02 season. Then the wide receivers coach for the Terrapins, Franklin said the staff's mindset didn't allow for much rest heading into... Read more

Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 2:53 AM
Join the Inquirer's Joe Juliano as he takes your Penn State football questions in a live chat, beginning Wednesay at 1 p.m. Read more

Penn State works to repair punting game

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:23 PM
If he didn't have enough to deal with during Penn State's three-game losing streak, James Franklin is trying to find ways to make the Nittany Lions' punting game more consistent. Franklin said Tuesday at his weekly news conference that he will hold an open competition this week among his three punters... Read more

PSU's Dieffenbach in final stages of ACL recovery

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 3:18 PM
Miles Dieffenbach is one of the most positive, best-spoken members of the Penn State football team. But even he struggled for words upon learning he had torn his ACL in spring ball. "I'd lie to you if [I said] you're not pretty upset," Dieffenbach said, "...knowing your senior year is coming up is... Read more

Hamilton honored by Big Ten; Penn State in noon kickoff at Indiana

Monday, October 27, 2014, 1:21 PM
After setting a Penn State single-game record with 14 receptions on Saturday night, DaeSean Hamilton was named freshman of the week by the Big Ten Conference. Hamilton, who redshirted his first season because of a broken wrist, broke the record set by Freddie Scott against Wisconsin in 1995. The Fredericksburg... Read more

Full text of Big Ten response to controversial Penn State calls

Monday, October 27, 2014, 1:12 PM
Here are the full responses Sunday night by the Big Ten Conference to The Inquirer concerning two controversial calls – a disputed Ohio State interception in the first quarter, the expiration of the play call before the snap on what would be a 49-yard field goal in the second quarter –... 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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