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Start time of 3:30 announced for Penn State opener vs. Syracuse

Penn State's season opener against Syracuse on Aug. 31 in East Rutherford, N.J., will kick off at 3:30 p.m.

Start time of 3:30 announced for Penn State opener vs. Syracuse

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Penn State's 2013 season opener on Aug. 31 against Syracuse will kick off at 3:30 p.m. from Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., it was announced Friday.

The game will be televised on ABC and ESPN2.

This is the fourth starting time announced for the 2013 season, the second under head coach Bill O'Brien. The Nittany Lions will host Central Florida at 6 p.m. on Sept. 14 and Michigan for homecoming at 5 p.m. on Oct. 12. Their Oct. 26 game at Ohio State will kick off at 8 p.m.

--Joe Juliano

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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 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.

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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