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Archive: November, 2008

A vote for change

Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 9:17 AM
Joe Paterno has forever been in favor of using a playoff format in deciding a national championship -- and with good reason. Penn State has finished with five undefeated seasons during his 43-year reign. Only once out of those five times has he been awarded a piece of the national title pie. The Lions... Read more

JoePa speaks

Tuesday, November 4, 2008, 2:04 PM
Penn State coach Joe Paterno held his weekly teleconference this afternoon. Besides having to answer a multitude of questions about the BCS standings and the Lions' national championship chances, it was business as usual for the 81-year-old. Here's an abbreviated version of what he had to say with... Read more

Week 10 AP Top 25

Sunday, November 2, 2008, 11:21 AM
The rankings just got that much more interesting with Texas Tech's upset of No. 1 Texas last night. With the victory, I moved the Red Raiders up to the No. 2 slot in between new No. 1 Alabama and No. 3 Penn State. I know that there will be some cries from Nittany Nation, but TT beat the No. 1 team... Read more

JoePa's cane is more than able

Sunday, November 2, 2008, 11:06 AM
Penn State still has three regular season games to go, but Joe Paterno has fortified his position as far as his returning next season. The Nittany Lions coach has pretty much said he is intent on returning next season for those who even doubted that he wouldn't be back. And with Penn State off to a... 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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