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  1. PSU's 'mad scientist' a boost to defense

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State linebacker Brandon Bell broke out in a big smile Tuesday afternoon when asked to describe his defensive coordinator. He knew he'd offer the same two-word answer that another teammate used. "Mad scientist." "That...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  2. Penn State elated, Rutgers deflated after B1G game

    Josh Moyer

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Christian Hackenberg flexed like a prizefighter at midfield, tilted his head back and let out a scream as his sideline erupted into smiles and chest-bumps. Penn State's quarterback had just transformed Saturday night from a pot...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  3. Big Ten morning links

    Josh Moyer

    An interesting dynamic has played out at Penn State and Rutgers this week. The Scarlet Knights have said they're approaching this as another game -- but they acknowledged it's not just another game. The Nittany Lions have also said they're approac...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  4. Big Ten morning links

    Austin Ward

    In just more than 48 hours, the Big Ten can finally get back on the field and start erasing those painful memories from last week. Maybe the opportunities to wash out the stains of a miserable Week 2 aren't as plentiful this Saturday, but the process...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  5. Big Ten morning links

    Josh Moyer

    News, notes and observations coming right at you: 1. The hits keep on coming for Northwestern: First, it lost its star running back due to transfer. Then its top two wideouts came down with injuries, as Christian Jones is out for the season. Now? ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  6. PSU players surprised, ecstatic over bowls

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Linebacker Mike Hull finished up his spicy chicken sandwich at an off-campus fast-food joint while chatting and joking around with his roommates. They didn't have the slightest idea on Monday that they were moments away from an ...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  7. Conference call: Best of the B1G

    Austin Ward

    Despite all the prompting on the heels of last weekend's disasters around the league, the Big Ten coaches predictably kept their focus on the future instead of looking back at the past. There were injuries to discuss, the repeal of the NCAA sancti...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  8. Penn State Nittany Lions coach James Franklin grateful for chance...

    At Penn State, bowl games and packed stadiums under Joe Paterno yielded to scandal, suffering and sanctions at the abuses of Jerry Sandusky.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  9. Planning for success: Rutgers

    Mitch Sherman

    Rutgers coach Kyle Flood faces a formidable task in convincing his players that their Big Ten opener on Saturday night with Penn State rates as just another game on the schedule -- because, well, it does not. The tension has escalated for months. ...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  10. PSU's Twitter reaction to NCAA's decision

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- James Franklin and his Nittany Lions will address the media on Tuesday. Until then, here's a look at the current sentiment on the restoration of PSU's bowl eligibility and scholarships:...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  11. End of Penn State bowl ban: What it means

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State football has paid its penance, and the NCAA's executive committee on Monday lifted a bowl ban on the program and will return the full complement of 85 scholarships by 2015-16. So what does it all mean? Read on. Penn State is re...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  12. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    All summer, we looked forward to the three Big Ten night games in Week 2 as the league's best opportunity to make a statement. Unfortunately for the conference, it proved the worst kind of statement possible, as all three league teams lost by double ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  13. Shoop brothers' B1G path an unlikely one

    Josh Moyer

    Bob and John Shoop spent their childhoods in the backyard of their home outside the Pittsburgh suburbs, competing in neverending games of pick-up football -- only taking a break indoors when their mother called out about cooked hamburgers. T...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  14. Big Ten morning links

    Josh Moyer

    Three thoughts, projections and observations from the Big Ten this week: 1. Early look at B1G freshman of the year: Sure, it's early. But, for fun, we project the offensive and defensive players of the year after Week 1 - so why not take a look at...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  15. Big Ten morning links

    Mitch Sherman

    We interrupt the latest round of back-pedaling at Wisconsin to peer three years into the Big Ten future, when its conference schedule finally follows the path of other Power Five leagues. The Big Ten's roster of games on Saturday includes of healt...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  16. B1G conference call: Best of Week 2

    Josh Moyer

    Week 2 of the Big Ten coaches' teleconference is in the books. And, as usual, we were on the calls to keep you up to speed. Here's a look at some of the highlights:...

    Blog | September 02, 2014