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February 24, 2018

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Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday Night Football Coming to Big Ten

By Tom Dienhart, BTN.com – Friday night football is coming to the Big Ten. Beginning in 2017, the Big Ten will play six prime-time games on Fridays, likely to be televised by an ESPN channel, FOX, or FS1. None are slated to be BTN. The games will be limited to September and October. And the league is committed to six Friday games for the next six seasons as it begins a new television contract. “We have thought a lot about this,” Big Ten senior associate commissioner for television administration Mark Rudner said. “(The six Friday night games) represent about six percent…

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Penn State Crushes Purdue

GoPSUSports.com / WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – After heading into halftime tied at 17, No. 24 Penn State scored 17 straight to open the third quarter and outscored Purdue 45-7 in the second half on its way to a 62-24 victory on Saturday afternoon inside Ross-Ade Stadium. The Nittany Lions had six scoring drives of under two minutes on their way to the first 60-point scoring game since the 2008 season (66 vs. Coastal Carolina). Their 62 points scored are the most against a Big Ten opponent since 2005 when Penn State claimed a 63-10 victory at Illinois. Sophomore running back…

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A Win For The Ages!

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The white out in the stands became the white out on the field as Penn State fans mobbed their Nittany Lions. Well after the biggest victory of the post-Joe Paterno era was over, the cries of “We Are! Penn State!” echoed underneath 56-year-old Beaver Stadium and bounced off its big rusty metal beams. It felt like the good ol’ days for Penn State football and Happy Valley was downright ecstatic Saturday night after the Nittany Lions upset No. 2 Ohio State 24-21. “Obviously these types of wins are important,” coach James Franklin said. “To be…

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Robbie Gould Signs With Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Josh Brown’s future with the New York Giants and possibly the NFL is in jeopardy after police released journal entries and emails in which the place-kicker admitted that he repeatedly verbally and physically abused his former wife. The league reacted Thursday by re-opening its investigation into a 2015 domestic abuse complaint made by Brown’s former wife, though prosecutors said they were closing the criminal case without filing charges because they could not secure key testimony from the woman and other key witnesses. Meanwhile, the Giants announced before traveling to London that Brown wouldn’t make the…

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Maryland LB Suspended For Late Julius Hit

By Brian Bennett (ESPN) – Maryland coach DJ Durkin has suspended linebacker Isaiah Davis for this week’s game against Minnesota because of his late hit on Penn State kicker Joey Julius on Saturday. Davis was ejected for unsportsmanlike conduct after he hit Julius following a third-quarter kickoff in Penn State’s 38-14 win. Durkin said after the game that he would have benched Davis had he not been ejected. It was the second week in a row that a player had been ejected for hitting the 258-pound Julius late, as Minnesota’s Jaylen Waters suffered the same fate for a similar late…

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Penn State 38, Maryland 14

GoPSUSports.com – UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Running back Saquon Barkely and quarterback Trace McSorley combined for 283 of Penn State’s 372 rushing yards to lead the Nittany Lions past Maryland, 38-14, in Big Ten football action Saturday in Beaver Stadium. It was Penn State’s most prolific rushing game against an FBS or Big Ten opponent since posting 390 against Michigan State in 2002, and the 372 yards rank as its third-most against a Big Ten opponent. Barkley posted a career-high 202 yards and a touchdown on a career-high 31 carries to lead Penn State (4-2, 2-1 B1G), while McSorley set career highs…

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PSU Thrilling OT Win Over Minnesota

GoPSUSports.com – UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. –  Saquon Barkley scored on a 25-yard run on Penn State’s first offensive play of overtime and the Nittany Lions beat Minnesota 29-26 on Saturday night. Barkley finished with 63 yards on 20 carries for Penn State (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) and Trace McSorley completed 19 of 40 passes for 335 yards and a touchdown. McSorley added 73 rushing yards and another score for the Nittany Lions, who battled back from a 13-3 halftime deficit to salvage momentum in a season already soured by injuries. ”I think it was definitely something our players needed,” Penn State coach…

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Big Ten Responds To Brandon Smith Ejection

BTN.com – The Big Ten Conference has issued a statement regarding Brandon Smith’s ejection in the Nittany Lions/Wolverines game at Ann Arbor: During Saturday’s Penn State at Michigan football game, a Penn State defensive player was ejected for targeting with 14:55 remaining in the second quarter. We do not find fault with the flag that was thrown by the on-field officials as they are instructed to prioritize player safety when making calls. Targeting occurs when a player takes aim at an opponent, whether the crown of the helmet is used to make forcible contact to the head or neck area…

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Arnold Palmer Dies At 87

By Doug Ferguson – PITTSBURGH, PA (AP) – Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner’s touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, “The King” died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. Alastair Johnson, CEO of Arnold Palmer Enterprises, confirmed that Palmer died Sunday afternoon of complications from heart problems. Johnson said Palmer was admitted to the UPMC Hospital on Thursday for some cardiovascular work and weakened over the last few days. “Today marks the passing of an era,” said…

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Michigan 49, Penn State 10

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — De’Veon Smith led an overwhelming ground game with 107 yards rushing and a touchdown and Karan Higdon ran for two scores and No. 4 Michigan routed Penn State 49-10 on Saturday in both teams’ Big Ten opener. The Wolverines scored six touchdowns on the ground as they finished with 326 yards rushing. Wilton Speight threw one touchdown pass. “I was really impressed by all of our running backs,” coach Jim Harbaugh said. “We were moving the chains and breaking off big runs. That’s an efficient way to great way to move the ball, and our…

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