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October 22, 2017

The Steve Jones Show:

D-Will New Sideline Reporter

GoPSUSports.com/UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. – Former Penn State standout Derrick Williams is joining the Penn State Sports Network broadcast team as a sideline reporter. Williams joins the Voice of the Nittany Lions, Steve Jones, and Penn State “Linebacker U.” legend Jack Ham on all broadcasts this season. Williams earned All-Big Ten first team honors in 2008 to go along with Walter Camp and Sporting News All-American second team accolades. One of the program’s most explosive playmakers, Williams ranks 12th in program history in receiving yards (1,743), fourth in receptions (161) and sixth in all-purpose yards (4,156). As a senior, Williams caught 44…

Hanson Joins Jones

By Shawn Carey – Scott Hanson, host of the very popular Red Zone channel from NFL Network, will make an appearance on the Steve Jones Show Tuesday August 30th at 4:06pm EDT.  The show can be heard live on Newsradio 1070 WKOK (1070AM). Hanson was named the host of NFL RedZone during its inaugural season in 2009. Produced by NFL Network, NFL RedZone whips around every NFL game on Sunday afternoons delivering the touchdowns and most exciting moments live and in high definition. NFL RedZone and Hanson are widely praised by the fans and media. He is also the ringside…

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….

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…

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…