Monday, November 30, 2015

Penn State AD Sandy Barbour discusses possible Beaver Stadium renovation

Monday, October 19, 2015, 10:09 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour spent Monday evening with about 20 students, who came out to the HUB-Robeson Center on campus to discuss the university's strategic plan for intercollegiate athletics. That plan encompasses the facilities master plan - a forthcoming evaluation... Read more

Penn State-Illinois will kick off at noon

Monday, October 19, 2015, 3:46 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State's next home game will kick off at noon on Halloween. The Oct. 31 game against Illinois will broadcast on ESPN2 or ESPNU. Penn State's all-time record against the Fighting Illini is 17-5, and 8-1 at home.The Illinois game will be the Lions' seventh game of the season... Read more

Penn State, Maryland student-athletes team up to support domestic violence victims

Monday, October 19, 2015, 2:08 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Before the Nittany Lions and and Maryland Terrapins football teams play on Saturday, the schools' athletes will be partnering to help women and children who have been victims of domestic violence. Penn State’s Student-Athlete Advisory Board and Maryland’s Student-Athlete... Read more

Penn State football to use sensor system in concussion research

Monday, October 19, 2015, 12:04 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - One of the hardest hits in college football history occurred on Nov. 8, 1997 inside Beaver Stadium. The football careers of Nittany Lions’ tight end Bob Stephenson and Michigan safety Daydrion Taylor ended in an instant, when the two collided and were knocked unconscious... Read more

Last word from the Horseshoe

Sunday, October 18, 2015, 2:50 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio - While Ohio State coach Urban Meyer celebrated his 20th consecutive win with the program, Penn State coach James Franklin kept his comments brief, only talking for about six minutes, after the Lions' 38-10 loss. In the media room, Franklin did not face the kind of intense scrutiny... Read more

Saquon Barkley provides spark in Penn State's offense

Sunday, October 18, 2015, 1:19 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio - At most positions, Penn State appeared outmatched Saturday in the team’s 38-10 loss to top-ranked Ohio State. But one spark, once again, was Saquon Barkley, the freshman who made sure everyone knew his name after the team’s home opener against Buffalo. In that game, a... Read more

Live updates: Penn State vs. Ohio State

Friday, October 16, 2015, 7:09 PM
Follow along for live updates and commentary as Penn State battles Ohio State. Read more

Lions look forward to challenge of playing Ohio St.

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 5:22 PM
Penn State will travel to Ohio State this weekend to face the nation’s top-ranked team in what several Lions players have described as a hostile environment. The last time the Lions played at the Horseshoe, they lost, 63-14, one of Penn State's worst defeats in history. But last season, the football... Read more

Penn State adds three more players to watch lists

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 3:52 PM
Halfway through the 2015 season, three more Penn State football players have been added to watch lists for postseason awards. Defensive end Carl Nassib, of West Chester, and tackle Austin Johnson, of Galloway, N.J., became the team’s most recent additions to the Bednarik Award watch list for... Read more

What it takes for Penn State to beat No. 1 Ohio State

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 10:30 AM
The Inquirer’s Joe Juliano previews Penn State-Ohio State by talking about protecting Christian Hackenberg, defending Ezekiel Elliott and by devising the perfect game plan. Read more
About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 30 years, covering covering Penn State football, Villanova basketball and other college sports, along with golf and the Penn Relays. This is his seventh season on The Inquirer’s Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976-84.

Joining Joe this season is Erin McCarthy, an intern for The Inquirer and a junior at Penn State majoring in print and digital journalism. This is Erin's first season on the Penn State football beat. She previously spent two summers as an Inquirer summer intern on the Pennsylvania and South Jersey desks. She is also an editor for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A Delaware County native, Erin graduated from Episcopal Academy.

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