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There’s an old baseball legend about a hitter who takes a called third strike. He’s so upset with the umpire that he takes his bat and gives it a mighty heave into the stratosphere. The ump gazes up at the soaring object and says, “Son,...
AP Sports WriterJoe Paterno’s doctors say the former Penn State coach’s condition has become “serious” after he experienced complications from lung cancer in recent days. The winningest major college football coach of all time, Paterno was...
Joe Paterno, the legendary Penn State University football coach with the jet-black hair, rolled up pants and formerly squeaky-clean image, won't get to call his last play. The Penn State board of trustees did it for him Wednesday night, voting...
Nittany LinesAlmost 40 years after retiring from the NFL, Dave Robinson is in the Hall of Fame. Robinson, the former Penn State two-way player, was elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Robinson, who played for the Green Bay......
Nittany LinesFormer Penn State running back Franco Harris will moderate a panel discussion Friday that promises to "debunk common myths, take on tough questions and reveal unreported truths" regarding the Jerry Sandusky scandal. "Upon Further Review: One Year Later"...
When you travel as much as I do, you’re bound to run into the occasional luminary. In Cincinnati I’ve waited for the same plane as Gallagher, the comedian who smashes watermelons. Of course I covered myself in plastic and hid my bag of...
Nittany LinesThirty years ago today, Joe Paterno told Penn State's Board of Trustees to shape up. In a speech just weeks after winning his first national championship, the football coach urged the university to find its soul. Paterno said Penn State......
When you travel as much as I do, you're bound to run into the occasional luminary. In Cincinnati I've waited for the same plane as Gallagher, the comedian who smashes watermelons. Of course I covered myself in plastic and hid my bag of grapefruit...
Nittany LinesFranco Harris continue his pursuit of NCAA president Mark Emmert on Wednesday, and this time police apparently became involved. Harris and documentary filmmaker John Ziegler sought Emmert at a speech he was giving at the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce......
Channel Guide MagazineESPN's coverage of Super Bowl 2013 includes more than 120 hours of TV and radio programming from New Orleans beginning Monday, Jan. 28. ESPN won't be broadcasting the game itself, but the sports behemoth still has plenty of Super Bowl programming across...
People to this day buy Robin Weber bar drinks. "It's been good for beer," he joked in a recent phone interview. On New Year's Eve, 1973, a year after the scoop-for-score that made Franco Harris famous, Notre Dame executed its own "Immaculate...
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has set a new record for receptions by a tight end in a single season, the second consecutive day a receiving record has fallen in the NFL. Witten made two catches in overtime against New Orleans on Sunday to give...
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