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    Hernandez Found Guilty of Murder

    AP/CBSSports.com – Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, and faces a sentence of life in prison without parole. After seven days of deliberation, the jury returned a guilty verdict shortly before 10:30 a.m. As the verdict was read by the foreperson, Hernandez’s girlfriend and mother and Lloyd’s mother began sobbing. Hernandez sat down as his lawyers stood around him. Hernandez was found guilty on all charges, including weapons charges. The jury ruled that he was guilty for reason of “extreme atrocity.”

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    Blue-White Parking Info

    2015 Blue-White Game Public Parking Map UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; April 14, 2015 – Penn State officials have announced traffic and parking information for Saturday’s Blue-White Football Game presented by AAA in Beaver Stadium. Coach James Franklin and the Nittany Lions will culminate the 15 spring practices with the game kicking at 4:00 p.m. As in previous years, there will be no admission or game day parking fee for the Blue-White Game presented by AAA. The overnight RV lot off Park Avenue opens Friday, April 17 at 8 a.m. and is $60, cash only. Beaver Stadium parking lots will open on…

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    Polamalu Retires

    Steelers safety Troy Polamalu informed owner Dan Rooney Wednesday that he has decided to retire from football, the Herald-Standard reports. “It’s all about family,” Polamalu said in a phone interview. “I live here in Pittsburgh now, and since the end of the season I’ve had a chance to enjoy my family on a level I never had before. It was awesome.” The Steelers had asked Polamalu, who carried an $8.25-million cap hit for 2015, to retire in February, but he resisted until this week. He dealt with a sprained knee ligament last season but believed he could still continue playing….

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    Steelers Bell Suspended Three Games

    CBS Sports.com – Two days after LeGarrette Blount received a one-game suspension, his former teammate, Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will be suspended three games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN on Wednesday. Bell will appeal his suspension, per Schefter. Bell, 23, was arrested on Aug. 20, 2014 after being pulled over by police while driving. After the arresting officer alleged a smell of marijuana coming from the car, Bell was charged with DUI and possession of the drug. Police found 20 grams of marijuana in the vehicle. Blount, his teammate at the time,…

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    Pirates Sign Josh Harrison

    by Michael Hurcomb/CBSSports.com Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison signed a contract extension through the 2018 season, the team announced Wednesday. There are also teams options for 2019 and 2020. Harrison’s deal is worth $27.3 million, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. His deal could reach $50.3 million, if the Pirates exercise both options. “We are pleased to make this commitment to Josh and that Josh has made this commitment to the Pirates,” general manager Neal Huntington said in a press release. “Josh is a very talented, well-rounded player who helps our team win games offensively, defensively and on the…

Penn State and more

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Penn State Beats Iowa, next Purdue on Friday

Mar 12, 2015

Penn State, the 13th-seed in the Big Ten Tournament, won their third in a row 68-65 over 5th seeded Iowa. The Nittany Lions season continues Friday afternoon in the Big Ten quarterfinals against the 4th seed, Purdue. Airtime on WKOK is at 2 pm.

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Chambers Reprimanded by Big Ten, University Fined $10K

Feb 17, 2015

Big Ten Release – The Big Ten office today issued a public reprimand of Penn State men’s basketball head coach Patrick Chambers for violating the Big Ten Sportsmanship Policy following Penn State’s game against Maryland on Feb. 14. In addition, the conference announced that the institution has been fined $10,000 as a result of the violation. The Big Ten determined that Chambers’ post game comments regarding officials were in violation of Big Ten Conference Agreement 10.01, which states in part that “The Big Ten Conference expects all contests involving a member institution to be conducted without compromise to any fundamental…

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Hernandez Found Guilty of Murder

AP/CBSSports.com – Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, and faces a sentence of life in prison without parole. After seven days of deliberation, the jury returned a guilty verdict shortly before 10:30 a.m. As the verdict was read by the foreperson, Hernandez’s girlfriend and mother and Lloyd’s mother began sobbing. Hernandez sat down as his lawyers stood around him. Hernandez was found guilty on all charges, including weapons charges. The jury ruled that he was guilty for reason of “extreme atrocity.”

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Blue-White Parking Info

2015 Blue-White Game Public Parking Map UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; April 14, 2015 – Penn State officials have announced traffic and parking information for Saturday’s Blue-White Football Game presented by AAA in Beaver Stadium. Coach James Franklin and the Nittany Lions will culminate the 15 spring practices with the game kicking at 4:00 p.m. As in previous years, there will be no admission or game day parking fee for the Blue-White Game presented by AAA. The overnight RV lot off Park Avenue opens Friday, April 17 at 8 a.m. and is $60, cash only. Beaver Stadium parking lots will open on…

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Polamalu Retires

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu informed owner Dan Rooney Wednesday that he has decided to retire from football, the Herald-Standard reports. “It’s all about family,” Polamalu said in a phone interview. “I live here in Pittsburgh now, and since the end of the season I’ve had a chance to enjoy my family on a level I never had before. It was awesome.” The Steelers had asked Polamalu, who carried an $8.25-million cap hit for 2015, to retire in February, but he resisted until this week. He dealt with a sprained knee ligament last season but believed he could still continue playing….

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Steelers Bell Suspended Three Games

CBS Sports.com – Two days after LeGarrette Blount received a one-game suspension, his former teammate, Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will be suspended three games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN on Wednesday. Bell will appeal his suspension, per Schefter. Bell, 23, was arrested on Aug. 20, 2014 after being pulled over by police while driving. After the arresting officer alleged a smell of marijuana coming from the car, Bell was charged with DUI and possession of the drug. Police found 20 grams of marijuana in the vehicle. Blount, his teammate at the time,…