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May 25, 2022

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Penn State Football at Auburn Slated for 3:30 p.m on CBS

May 25, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State football’s Sept. 17 contest at Auburn will kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET, the SEC announced on Wednesday. The game will air on CBS. This will mark Penn State’s 26th all-time appearance on the network. Penn State last played a game on CBS on Sept. 16, 2000 at Pittsburgh, a 12-0 loss to the Panthers. The Nittany Lions hold a 2-1 advantage over the Tigers in the all-time series. Last season, PSU celebrated the annual Penn State White Out game with a 28-20 win over Auburn. Penn State’s offense compiled 391 total yards in the…

Barbour Wins Sports Business Journal’s AD of the Year Award

May 19, 2022

  UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour was selected as Sports Business Journal’s Sports Business AD of the Year Award at the 15th annual Sports Business Awards Wednesday evening at the New York Marriott Marquis Time Square. This is the first time Barbour won the honor after being a finalist in 2009 and 2018.   The Sports Business AD of the Year award recognizes excellence during the 2020-21 academic year.   Barbour, who announced her retirement March 16, leads one of the nation’s most comprehensive and successful athletic programs, overseeing a broad-based program that supports approximately 800 student-athletes in…

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Penn State and James Franklin Agree to 10-Year Deal

Steve talks about the Franklin contract on Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021 Show UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State’s James Franklin has agreed to the terms of a new 10-year contract to remain as the head football coach of the Nittany Lions through 2031. The terms were approved by the Subcommittee on Compensation of the Penn State Board of Trustees today. “Penn State’s future is bright, and I’m honored to continue to serve as your head football coach,” said Franklin. “Nine weeks ago, the administration approached me about making a long-term investment in our football program. This prompted numerous conversations outlining…

What 2 Watch 4 with The King

Yankee’s COVID cases, tax day, and NBA ratings are just some What 2 Watch 4 this week with the King! Full Friday podcast here. 

Look: Penn State receives gift from Cotton Bowl

By NICK KOSKO  Lions 24/7 Penn State finished No. 9 overall and capped off an 11-2 season in 2019 with a 53-39 victory over Memphis in the Cotton Bowl. The Nittany Lions narrowly missed out on the Big Ten Championship game with a 28-17 loss to Ohio State. They dominated on the ground with 202 rushing yards and two touchdowns from running back Journey Brown, among others to run away from Memphis. However, the coolest victory moment may be the new addition to Penn State’s campus. The Cotton Bowl sent a gift to Penn State for the victory, making it one…

2019-2020 Bowl Projections from CBS Sports

Click here to see the latest projections for the bowl season and to see where Penn State might be headed.