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September 2, 2014

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Penn State Wins In Ireland -

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Phillies Montgomery Take Leave of Absence -

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Carter in Rose Bowl Hall of Fame -

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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    Penn State Wins In Ireland

    DUBLIN (AP) - Penn State won a thrilling season opener with a 36-yard field goal as time expired to defeat the University of Central Florida 26-24 in front of a raucous 55,000-strong crowd in Ireland. Behind second-half replacement quarterback Justin Holman, the Knights appeared to have scored their own unlikely come-from-behind victory when Holman scored on a 6-yard touchdown run to put UCF up 24-23 with 1:13 left. But Christian Hackenberg – capping a 32-for-47, 454-yard performance – coolly directed a seven-play drive to set up Sam Ficken’s fourth successful field goal as the Penn State bench swarmed the field. Saturday’s…

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    Phillies Montgomery Take Leave of Absence

    CBSSports.com – The Phillies on Thursday announced that team president and CEO is taking a leave of absence after undergoing surgery in May for cancer of the jaw. Former GM Pat Gillick will perform Montgomery’s duties while he’s out. Here’s the full statement from the team: “The Phillies announced today that David Montgomery is taking a medical leave of absence from the organization while he continues to recover from jaw cancer surgery which occurred on May 19, 2014. During the leave, Pat Gillick, the Club’s former General Manager and its current Senior Advisor to the President/General Manager, will assume David’s responsibilities. Gillick…

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    Carter in Rose Bowl Hall of Fame

    GOPSUSPORTS.com/UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; August 26, 2014 – Penn State All-American running back Ki-Jana Carter has been selected for induction into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2014, joining legendary coaches Knute Rockne and Dick Vermeil. Carter was a key member of the 1995 Rose Bowl Championship squad that capped off a perfect 12-0 season with a 38-20 win over Oregon on Jan. 2, 1995. Coach Joe Paterno’s 1994 squad, led by first-team All-Americans Carter, Kyle Brady, Kerry Collins, Bobby Engram and Jeff Hartings, will be recognized at the home-opener against Akron on Saturday, Sept. 6 as…

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    Little League CEO Stephen Keener on Paying

    The Little League CEO Stephen Keener talked earlier Thursday on WKOK’s  Dan Patrick Show to respond to questions about money from the LLWS. Hear it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVYwPZWq3IA

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    Former Bison Charles Lee Hired by Hawks

    The Atlanta Hawks have added Charles Lee and Ben Sullivan to the coaching staff, it was announced today by Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. “Charles and Ben bring unique skills and abilities to our staff.  Both have strong backgrounds in player development that will complement our emphasis on internal team improvement,” Budenholzer said.  “We feel very fortunate to add them and are excited to see how they positively impact our group.” Lee, who spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Bucknell, was the 2006 Patriot League Player of the Year for the Bisons and ranks 22nd on the…

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Former Nittany Lion with ALS

Aug 20, 2014

(Photo from TitansOnline/Story from CBSSports.com ) – Former Titans linebacker Tim Shaw announced on a video at the team’s website, which also served as his Ice Bucket Challenge, that he’s been diagnosed with ALS. Shaw was taken in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Panthers out of Penn State and also played for the Bears and Jaguars before wrapping up his career with the Titans from 2010 on through his retirement last year. “A year ago I was playing NFL football. I’ve recently been diagnosed with ALS,” Shaw says. “I’m here today to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease.” Shaw…

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Takach Named Football Equipment Manager

Aug 20, 2014

(Photo and story from GoPSUSports.com) Tuesday, August 19, 2014 – Penn State head coach James Franklin today announced the addition of Jay Takach as the program’s head football equipment manager. Takach replaces Brad “Spider” Caldwell, who retired from the University in June after 31 years of working with Penn State football, including the last 13 years as the head equipment manager. Takach comes to Happy Valley after serving 10 years at the University of Houston, including the last nine as the assistant athletics director for equipment operations. In his role with equipment operations, Takach managed the day-to-day relationship with Nike and supervised…

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Phillies Montgomery Take Leave of Absence

CBSSports.com – The Phillies on Thursday announced that team president and CEO is taking a leave of absence after undergoing surgery in May for cancer of the jaw. Former GM Pat Gillick will perform Montgomery’s duties while he’s out. Here’s the full statement from the team: “The Phillies announced today that David Montgomery is taking a medical leave of absence from the organization while he continues to recover from jaw cancer surgery which occurred on May 19, 2014. During the leave, Pat Gillick, the Club’s former General Manager and its current Senior Advisor to the President/General Manager, will assume David’s responsibilities. Gillick…

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Little League CEO Stephen Keener on Paying

The Little League CEO Stephen Keener talked earlier Thursday on WKOK’s  Dan Patrick Show to respond to questions about money from the LLWS. Hear it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVYwPZWq3IA

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Former Bison Charles Lee Hired by Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks have added Charles Lee and Ben Sullivan to the coaching staff, it was announced today by Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. “Charles and Ben bring unique skills and abilities to our staff.  Both have strong backgrounds in player development that will complement our emphasis on internal team improvement,” Budenholzer said.  “We feel very fortunate to add them and are excited to see how they positively impact our group.” Lee, who spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Bucknell, was the 2006 Patriot League Player of the Year for the Bisons and ranks 22nd on the…

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Steelers Need Work in Secondary

Wednesday Neil Coolong from BehindTheSteelCurtain.com joined Steve to talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers preseason. One thing he will look for this week against the Eagles is how well the Steelers secondary will play. He says the Eagles will complete passes in their up tempo offense, but the Steelers secondary will need to make tackles and not give up big yardage. Neil also thinks it’s time to let QB Landry Jones go. Hear more about the Steelers with the entire interview from the hour 1 podcast: