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    Chooch Traded To Dodgers

    By R.J. Anderson/CBSSports.com – We’re now less than a week from the postseason eligibility deadline, meaning contenders have precious little time to do their last-minute shopping. The Los Angeles Dodgers checked an item off their list, agreeing to a trade that netted them catcher Carlos Ruiz from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for backstop A.J. Ellis, pitcher Tommy Bergjans, and a player to be named later. There’s a human element to the Phillies’ side, too — or so you’d like to think that part of the motivation here was allowing Ruiz, a franchise mainstay, to go play for a contender….

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    Bell Suspension Reduced

    By Will Brinson/CBSSports.com – Le’Veon Bell promised he wouldn’t miss four games because of a suspension for a missed drug test and he was right, sort of. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back will have his suspension reduced by one game. Bell was initially slated to miss the Steelers’ first four games of the year, but it will be moved to three games after the NFL and NFLPA reached a settlement on Bell’s case. The Steelers confirmed the suspension and GM Kevin Colbert said in a statement “we will continue to support Le’Veon, but we acknowledge this mistake has put the…

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    SU Football Violates NCAA Rules

    By Jennifer Wakeman/Newsradio 1070 WKOK – SELINSGROVE – Susquehanna University has reported a major NCAA violation involving two alumni and a member of the football team. Following a lengthy investigation, SU found alumnus Nick Lopardo paid the tuition bill of a member of the football team in 2015.   Administration became suspicious in August 2015, after the player’s overdue tuition bill was paid the same day that alumnus, Joe Palchak, a member of the Board of Trustees, inquired about the status of the student’s bill. Interviews were conducted, but no conclusive evidence was found.   In February 2016, Lopardo mentioned…

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    Bucknell To Play Temple In 2019

    BucknellBison.com/LEWISBURG, Pa. – After a nearly 50-year hiatus in the series, the Bucknell and Temple football teams have signed a contract to play in 2019 in Philadelphia. The game will kick off the 2019 season and take place on Aug. 31. The in-state rivals and former Middle Atlantic Conference members last played in 1970. Bucknell and Temple played each other 44 consecutive seasons from 1927 to 1970 with the winner receiving “The Old Shoe.” The bronze statue of a football shoe was awarded to the winning school, which held it until the following year’s game. The Bison – who lead…

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    PSU Wrestling Back in BJC

    GoPSUSports.com/UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State wrestling team, winner of five of the last six NCAA and Big Ten titles, has announced the date and opponent of the 2016-17 BJC Dual. Head coach Cael Sanderson’s Nittany Lions will host Lehigh on Sunday, Dec. 4. The time is to be announced. With the increasingly high demand for Penn State wrestling tickets, the Nittany Lions have wrestled at least one dual meet in the Bryce Jordan Center in each of the last three years (two last year). The Lion/Mountain Hawk battle will mark the second time that Sanderson and the Lions…

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PSU Wrestling BJC photo

PSU Wrestling Back in BJC

Jul 28, 2016

GoPSUSports.com/UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State wrestling team, winner of five of the last six NCAA and Big Ten titles, has announced the date and opponent of the 2016-17 BJC Dual. Head coach Cael Sanderson’s Nittany Lions will host Lehigh on Sunday, Dec. 4. The time is to be announced. With the increasingly high demand for Penn State wrestling tickets, the Nittany Lions have wrestled at least one dual meet in the Bryce Jordan Center in each of the last three years (two last year). The Lion/Mountain Hawk battle will mark the second time that Sanderson and the Lions…

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Ficken Signs With Jaguars

Jul 25, 2016

By Shawn Carey/Steve Jones Show Producer  –  The wait is finally over for Sam Ficken.  The former Penn State Nittany Lions kicker will join the Jacksonville Jaguars for their training camp.  The team announced on their official Twitter page that Ficken was signed to the team’s 90-man roster. Earlier this year, Ficken worked out for Jacksonville.  Last year, Ficken received off-season chances with Arizona and Kansas City but ultimately was not signed to a deal. During pre-season, Ficken will go after the starting position with incumbent Jason Myers (Marist).  Myers was good on 26 of his 30 on field goals…

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Chooch Traded To Dodgers

By R.J. Anderson/CBSSports.com – We’re now less than a week from the postseason eligibility deadline, meaning contenders have precious little time to do their last-minute shopping. The Los Angeles Dodgers checked an item off their list, agreeing to a trade that netted them catcher Carlos Ruiz from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for backstop A.J. Ellis, pitcher Tommy Bergjans, and a player to be named later. There’s a human element to the Phillies’ side, too — or so you’d like to think that part of the motivation here was allowing Ruiz, a franchise mainstay, to go play for a contender….

Lev Bell photo

Bell Suspension Reduced

By Will Brinson/CBSSports.com – Le’Veon Bell promised he wouldn’t miss four games because of a suspension for a missed drug test and he was right, sort of. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back will have his suspension reduced by one game. Bell was initially slated to miss the Steelers’ first four games of the year, but it will be moved to three games after the NFL and NFLPA reached a settlement on Bell’s case. The Steelers confirmed the suspension and GM Kevin Colbert said in a statement “we will continue to support Le’Veon, but we acknowledge this mistake has put the…

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SU Football Violates NCAA Rules

By Jennifer Wakeman/Newsradio 1070 WKOK – SELINSGROVE – Susquehanna University has reported a major NCAA violation involving two alumni and a member of the football team. Following a lengthy investigation, SU found alumnus Nick Lopardo paid the tuition bill of a member of the football team in 2015.   Administration became suspicious in August 2015, after the player’s overdue tuition bill was paid the same day that alumnus, Joe Palchak, a member of the Board of Trustees, inquired about the status of the student’s bill. Interviews were conducted, but no conclusive evidence was found.   In February 2016, Lopardo mentioned…

Bucknell Bison

Bucknell To Play Temple In 2019

BucknellBison.com/LEWISBURG, Pa. – After a nearly 50-year hiatus in the series, the Bucknell and Temple football teams have signed a contract to play in 2019 in Philadelphia. The game will kick off the 2019 season and take place on Aug. 31. The in-state rivals and former Middle Atlantic Conference members last played in 1970. Bucknell and Temple played each other 44 consecutive seasons from 1927 to 1970 with the winner receiving “The Old Shoe.” The bronze statue of a football shoe was awarded to the winning school, which held it until the following year’s game. The Bison – who lead…