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Penn State-Iowa to Kick at 8 p.m. on CBS; 2023 Game Themes Announced

May 15, 2023

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Football’s contest against Iowa on Sept. 23 in Beaver Stadium will kick off at 8 p.m. ET on CBS, it was announced on Monday.   In addition, Penn State Athletics has announced game day themes for the 2023 football season presented by PSECU. The nationally-recognized Penn State White Out is scheduled for the contest against the Hawkeyes, while the Penn State Helmet Stripe game will take place on Sept. 2 vs. West Virginia and the Penn State Stripe Out will happen on Nov. 11 against Michigan.   Penn State will be televised on…

Board Committee Advances Initial Expenditure for Beaver Stadium Renovation

May 4, 2023

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning today (May 4) approved an expenditure of $70 million to complete the first stage of the Beaver Stadium renovation, which includes priority maintenance projects, winterizing and architectural and design development. The full board will vote on the project tomorrow (May 5).   The total project, to be completed in four years, is estimated to cost about $700 million and will be financed and paid for entirely by Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics. No tuition dollars or educational budget funds will be used toward the…

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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.