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Franklin deflects question on NCAA emails and more from PSU practice

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 7:50 PM
Amid reports connecting emails from the NCAA with former FBI director Louis Freeh's investigation of the Penn State football program, coach James Franklin offered little on the matter after practice Wednesday evening. Other than a subtle joke, that is. "Emails from Temple? No..." said Franklin, when... Read more

Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 12:08 AM
Join the Inquirer's Joe Juliano as he takes your Penn State football questions in a live chat, beginning Wednesday at 1 p.m. Read more

Hull, Amos accept invitations to the Senior Bowl

Monday, November 10, 2014, 5:08 PM
Two Penn State defensive players, linebacker Mike Hull and safety Adrian Amos, have accepted invitations to play in the 66th Senior Bowl, to be held Jan. 24 at Mobile, Ala., the team announced Monday. Hull and Amos have played pivotal roles on the Nittany Lions’ nationally ranked defense. Hull... Read more

Live updates: Penn State vs. Indiana

Saturday, November 8, 2014, 5:47 AM
Join us for live updates for the Nittany Lions' game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Ind. Kickoff is scheduled for noon. Read more

Franklin talks Nittany Lions' mindset through losing streak

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 7:58 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - As an unusually mild fall advances in the Mid-Atlantic region, at least one Pennsylvania native isn't complaining. "This is like tropical," coach James Franklin said following Penn State's Wednesday practice on a 50-degree evening. "Coming back to Penn State I didn't expect the... Read more

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
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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