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Freeh's Accident Highlights Need for Leadership Depth (41 min ago)
The Legal Intelligencer

"The Nittany Lions have 'touched down' safely in Dublin! #wontbethelasttime #redeyescausepuns" (42 min ago)
Penn State Football on Twitter

Rotherham child abuse: Police commissioner will stay on (1 hr ago)
BBC News

"We Are...here! McChaos and the boys. http://t.co/VXtnZKXvRM" (2 hr ago)
Sean Spencer on Twitter

"We made it http://t.co/Ht5OejWJPe" (2 hr ago)
Steven Myers on Twitter

"It took @coachjfranklin less than 10 minutes through the airport gate to take part in a fan selfie. #crokeparkclassic http://t.co/zMv6wM2jWs" (2 hr ago)
Melissa Conrad on Twitter

"James Franklin visits with media at @DublinAirport after smooth overnight @united flight. http://t.co/PFLFNJLnyj" (2 hr ago)
Jeff Nelson on Twitter

"Coach James Franklin made some brief remarks after #PennState arrival in Dublin. http://t.co/w0smAhwImQ" (2 hr ago)
Richard Scarcella on Twitter

Attorneys File Slew of Sealed Documents in Spanier, Curley, Schultz Case (2 hr ago)
StateCollege.com

".@penn_state President Eric Barron arrives with the team in Ireland. #PennState http://t.co/zaLPriBFm1" (2 hr ago)
Centre County Report on Twitter

".@PennStateFball touchdown at @DublinAirport #CrokeParkClassic http://t.co/xux5Iht5OA" (2 hr ago)
Croke Park Classic on Twitter

"Jay Paterno (@JayPaterno) talks best way to honor Joe #Paterno, how his father will be remembered in history books http://t.co/UI2JlfopXF" (2 hr ago)
Josh Folck on Twitter

3 Keys to Penn State's season (2 hr ago)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Penn State's James Franklin talks about Ireland game (2 hr ago)
Centre Daily Times

Too much secrecy in PSU cases - Opinion (3 hr ago)
The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

PSU trustees wrong on yet another issue - Opinion (3 hr ago)
The Standard Speaker (Hazleton, Pa.)

50 Best College Football Personalities to Follow on Twitter (3 hr ago)
Bleacher Report

Next stop, Dublin (3 hr ago)
Citizens Voice

College Football 2014: 5 Big Questions for Week 1 (3 hr ago)
Sports Radio ESPN 1420

Penn State-UCF: 5 Things To Watch For in Season Opener (3 hr ago)
Football Nation

College football begins with low-key opening game (3 hr ago)
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Limerick furore the GAA’s latest storm in a teacup (3 hr ago)
Irish Times

James Franklin Press Conference: UCF (3 hr ago)
Black Shoe Diaries

Penn State football team begins 2014 season with freshman-rich roster (3 hr ago)
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

College football notes: Big Ten kickoff - College Football (3 hr ago)
The Record (Bergen County, N.J.)

Freeh Recovering from Barnard Crash Injuries (3 hr ago)
Valley News

Lions on 'business trip' (3 hr ago)
The Altoona Mirror

PSU in Ireland: The journey begins - Sports (3 hr ago)
The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

Temple Owls football at a glance (3 hr ago)
Philly.com

Penn State football coaches to address deficiencies on defense (3 hr ago)
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

A big Penn State question finally answered (3 hr ago)
Philly.com

Penn State running back Belton wants to be known nationally (3 hr ago)
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

BoWilliams.com’s 20 fearless predictions for the college football season (9 hr ago)
bowilliams.com

Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano (9 hr ago)
Philly.com

Penn State notebook: Coach James Franklin releases his depth chart (9 hr ago)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Transportation logistics take glamour out of Penn State's overseas trip (9 hr ago)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Names to remain on Penn State football jerseys (9 hr ago)
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

Despite QB injury, Ohio State ranked 6th in Jones poll (9 hr ago)
Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.)

UCF Knights: They might be giants (9 hr ago)
Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.)

COMMENTARY: Unlikely OSU will have the last laugh (9 hr ago)
Toledo Blade

Mentor role suits Penn State lineman Mangiro (9 hr ago)
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Big Ten West Division story lines (9 hr ago)
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minn.)

The College Football Czar: Week 1 (9 hr ago)
theshinbone.com

Police: Drugs, Alcohol Not Factors in Freeh Crash (9 hr ago)
The Ledger (Lakeland, Fla.)

Penn State sets off for Ireland - Times Leader (9 hr ago)
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Penn State departs for Ireland (9 hr ago)
WJAC-TV (Johnstown, Pa.)

Penn State opener longest trip for Big Ten (9 hr ago)
Observer-Reporter

Michigan State: 5 Reasons They Will Make College Football Playoff (9 hr ago)
Rant Sports

Burly, blue-collar Big Ten West is wide open (9 hr ago)
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minn.)

Excitement building for Penn State opener in Ireland (11 hr ago)
Philly.com

".@psufootball getting checked in at #HIA http://t.co/9P2aRM7HZR" (11 hr ago)
Harrisburg Airport on Twitter

"Thanks to @united and @HIAairport for @PennStateFball welcome and help with trip to Ireland. http://t.co/VYtvgskQ5i" (11 hr ago)
Jeff Nelson on Twitter

"'We disagree with the consent decree. We disagree with the Freeh Report,' - Trustee BIll Oldsey: http://t.co/QTrVMFUPcv" (11 hr ago)
PS4RS on Twitter

Penn State's depth issues may dampen enthusiasm surrounding James Franklin (11 hr ago)
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Hackenberg will be under the gun (11 hr ago)
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Complete Preseason 2014 Bowl and College Football Playoff Predictions (11 hr ago)
Bleacher Report

Penn State switches Girard’s Dudas to linebacker (11 hr ago)
GoErie.com Blogs

Penn State fans to the 'Emerald Isle' .....a travel primer (11 hr ago)
Black Shoe Diaries

PSU notebook: Freshman cornerback Haley soars up depth chart (11 hr ago)
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

UMass football jersey hangs from Boston College’s Doug Flutie statue ahead of Saturday’s matchup at Gillette Stadium (11 hr ago)
GazetteNet.com

UMass football notebook: Coach Mark Whipple talks freshmen contributors, conditioning and more (11 hr ago)
MassLive.com

Corbett met campaign aides in office (11 hr ago)
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

Penn State fans ready to hit Croke Park with ‘force’ (11 hr ago)
Irish Times

Quarterback questions at forefront in Big Ten (11 hr ago)
Chicago Tribune

Punch Shots: Even Temple hasn’t lost a game, or hope (11 hr ago)
Delaware County Daily Times (Upper Darby Township, Pa.)

EXCLUSIVE: One on One with Sandy Barbour (11 hr ago)
WeAreCentralPA.com

Preview 2014: Offensive Line (11 hr ago)
MGoBlog

Ultimate Guide to Week 1 of 2014 College Football Season (11 hr ago)
Bleacher Report

Chuck Long Q&A: ‘Michigan State has the lead in the East’ (11 hr ago)
Big Ten Network

Big Ten teams represented in 4 of 8 neutral-site games this week (11 hr ago)
The Courier

Meyer: Everyone Has To Go A Little Bit Harder (11 hr ago)
Eleven Warriors

After months of planning, Central Florida begins trip to Ireland (11 hr ago)
The Sacramento Bee

Those who sleep well on planes will enjoy the luck o’ the Irish for PSU (11 hr ago)
Dejan Kovacevic's Blog

UCF in Ireland: After months of planning, Knights begin trip to Ireland (11 hr ago)
Orlando Sentinel

Welcome to the Big … 14? (11 hr ago)
RedEye Chicago

Big Ten teams adjust to neutral-site season openers (11 hr ago)
The Trentonian

North Carolina Tar Heels investigating football training camp incident (11 hr ago)
ESPN

Bowling for Ireland: Nittany Lions excited for opportunity (11 hr ago)
WJAC-TV (Johnstown, Pa.)

PENN STATE: Ireland trip a logistical puzzle (11 hr ago)
The Times Herald

Excitement building for Penn State opener in Ireland (11 hr ago)
Philly.com

Penn State's Hull more confident, more vocal, as new season approaches (11 hr ago)
Philly.com

Big Ten football teams seek exposure at neutral sites (11 hr ago)
Journal & Courier (Lafayette-West Lafayette, Ind.)

Penn State Football Releases First Depth Chart (11 hr ago)
StateCollege.com

Michigan–Appalachian State 2014: Why did the Wolverines schedule a rematch of the most embarrassing defeat in college football history? (11 hr ago)
Slate Magazine

Penn State football coaches discuss offense, defense special teams (11 hr ago)
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

Franklin training players for multiple positions at depth-challenged Penn State (11 hr ago)
The York Dispatch (York, Pa.)

Drugs, alcohol not a factor in crash that seriously injured former FBI director Louis Freeh, Vermont state police say (11 hr ago)
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Brian Roche catches up with PSU fans in Dublin (11 hr ago)
WGAL Lancaster

Franklin using versatility to fix depth issues (11 hr ago)
Artesia Daily Press

Meyer: Optimism about OSU realistic - Madison Press (11 hr ago)
madison-press.com

Big Ten goes for money, exposure with neutral-site games (11 hr ago)
Washington Times

Saturday’s game will showcase a special passion (11 hr ago)
Irish Times

For many top D.C. area high school football teams, new quarterbacks learn on the fly (11 hr ago)
The Washington Post

A B1G youth movement at receiver - Big Ten Blog (11 hr ago)
ESPN

Franklin using versatility to fix depth issues (11 hr ago)
The Washington Post

From West Coast to Ireland, Big Ten is well represented in opening week's neutral-site games (11 hr ago)
Daily Journal

"Lord watch over us as we take this journey over seas to Ireland #WeAre" (11 hr ago)
Da'Quan Davis on Twitter

"Quite the aircraft taking @PennStateFball to Ireland. @united 747-400. Approx. 370 seats. http://t.co/ZQ26leb2zn" (11 hr ago)
Tony Mancuso on Twitter

Judge orders NCAA President Mark Emmert's deposition in lawsuit (12 hr ago)
Los Angeles Times

UM soars, MSU doesn’t on freshmen test scores (12 hr ago)
Bridge

In playoff era, will Rose stay as sweet? - Big Ten Blog (12 hr ago)
ESPN

Best Athletics - College Rankings (13 hr ago)
Niche

"#WeAre...@PSUWorldCampus! @CrokePkClassic #Dublin #Ireland #football #PSUnrivaled http://t.co/eTwFTDZtYs" (13 hr ago)
Michael Hazel on Twitter

"Friday is a BIG day 4 @GoPSUsports! @PennStateFH @PennStateVBALL @PennStateWSOC @PennStateMSOC all in action! Check 'em out! #OneTeam #WeAre" (13 hr ago)
Sandy Barbour on Twitter

Judge sets Jan. hearing in Spanier v. Freeh case (13 hr ago)
The York Dispatch (York, Pa.)

"The Nittany Lions are officially on the road! Just about 3,300 miles until we're at our gameday destination. http://t.co/jUuKpMpgAq" (13 hr ago)
Penn State Football on Twitter

"The travel party is boarding buses bound for Harrisburg before the overnight flight to Dublin. http://t.co/T3rAhLwX9b" (13 hr ago)
Tony Mancuso on Twitter

Tuesday

Nittany Lions rebuilding fast
New York Post

Jay Paterno discusses Penn State's future, James Franklin, Bill O'Brien
The Express Times (Easton, Pa.)

A Penn State fan’s guide to an Irish season opener
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Who does Kirk Herbstreit like as a college football playoff sleeper?
Sporting News

Instant Awesome: Franklin's Daughter Dominates - ESPN Video
ESPN

Los Angeles attorney: Shaw story was fake
247Sports

Does "Plain Language" of the Laws Point to Collusion Between 11/9/11 BOT, Freeh, and the AG?
NotPSU

"Thx to @fredleee the @GMA photog who caught this true moment of #PennStatePride #barefootfieldgoal #whoneedscleats http://t.co/Da6j3V9qrB"
Lara Spencer on Twitter

Breaking it down: Grading Penn State by position
Centre Daily Times

"Beaver Stadium at sunset tonight (Photo: @WxDeFlitch) http://t.co/rNuB6tFu7a"
Penn State on Twitter

Big Ten college football fearless predictions
ESPN

Ireland trip will reveal a lot about Franklin
Delaware County Daily Times (Upper Darby Township, Pa.)

Coach James Franklin Teleconference
GoPSUsports.com

Depth Chart Released for Season Opener vs. UCF
GoPSUsports.com

Family approach helping Penn State excel on recruiting trail
Lions247

"Here's that UCD practice field being lined for @psufootball ahead of @CrokePkClassic http://t.co/DUQmLRwkAs"
Global Football on Twitter

"If these jerseys are any indication, it looks like the names will be staying on the back of the jerseys this season. http://t.co/aFBSpt2sAb"
Onward State on Twitter

Penn State Football Releases Depth Chart For UCF Matchup
Onward State

Ex-FBI Director Louis Freeh seriously hurt in car crash
USA Today

Penn State
Bleacher Report

"An adversarial exchange will either strengthen Mr. Freeh's case, or take it apart. Could be scheduled in 6 weeks and over in 2 days. (2/2)"
Scott Paterno on Twitter

"Yesterday I met Irish artist Brian Walsh painting #PennState art at Fitzsimons, a pub in the Temple Bar area, Dublin http://t.co/V6Z6FcUuoN"
Kelsie Netzer on Twitter

"Franklin says freshmen WR Chris Godwin and Saeed Blacknall will have big roles right away."
ESPN Big Ten on Twitter

QB Curve, Preseason Edition: Can Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg Be the Big Man on Campus?
Grantland

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Near Bottom of Big Ten Network Power Rankings
Victory Bell Rings

"There is a simple resolution to this whole mess with Freeh - the BOT has him come in and defend his report and its conclusions. (1/2)"
Scott Paterno on Twitter

"The approx. 20,000 pounds of @PennStateFball cargo for Ireland had to broken down by individual item before packing…More than 9,000 items."
Tony Mancuso on Twitter

"Freshmen who James Franklin said will likely play off the bat: Grant Haley, Marcus Allen, Cabinda, Reeder, Godwin, Gesicki, Blacknall #PSU"
Audrey Snyder on Twitter

"CJ Olaniyan on A.Johnson & A.Zettel:'Theyre gonna be the top 2 DTs in our conf...Theyve been wreaking havoc the whole camp..just dominating'"
Chris Adamski on Twitter

USC Investigating Injured Player's Heroic Story After Receiving Calls Contradicting It
The Huffington Post

Ohio State-Navy ticket sales at 60,000 for Baltimore game
Memphis Business Journal

Touchdown for Tourism – Croke Park Classic Set to Attract up to 20,000 American Football Fans
Travelandtourworld.com

Distraction of the Day: Joe Paterno The Politico
Onward State

Gaelic football fans a bit cranky about American game
LancasterOnline

Penn St. uses versatility to alleviate depth woes
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Former FBI Director being treated for serious injuries following car accident
WPTZ

Louis Freeh in surgery Tuesday after wreck
BurlingtonFreePress.com

Penn State football coming to Ireland, but Dubliners don't show much interest
The York Dispatch (York, Pa.)

College Football News: 2014 Big Ten Predictions - at VegasInsider.com.
www.vegasinsider.com

Biggest Big Ten games of each week – Zombie Nation Insider – Penn State Nittany Lions
Zombie Nation Insider

Penn State Does The Ice Bucket Challenge
Onward State

PSU’s Wartman aims to shake growing pains
Citizens Voice

UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State women’s volleyball: Young Nittany Lions ready to defend title
Centre Daily Times

Penn State-UCF Games Notes
GoPSUsports.com

"Man can't believe going to Ireland is really about to happen let's get this baby! #BeatUCF #WeAre"
Jason Cabinda on Twitter

'GMA' Kicks Off College Football Season
ABC News

Police: Alcohol, drugs not factor in ex-FBI chief's crash
USA Today

Big Ten morning links - Big Ten Blog
ESPN

Penn State coach James Franklin tweets video of his daughter hitting blocking sled - Extra Mustard
SI.com

"Louie's lawyers argue against the delay, saying the defamation charge is hurting Freeh's reputation without providing any substantiation."
ChiTownLionPSU on Twitter

"Franklin says it's on social media now that Penn State uniforms will have names on back, but he's not real interested in discussing it."
ESPN Big Ten on Twitter

50 things about college football
Philly.com

Week 1 Big Ten Football Predictions -
www.pubholesports.com

UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State women’s volleyball: Young Nittany Lions ready to defend title
Centre Daily Times

MMQB: What Truly Defines Success?
Black Shoe Diaries

LION Walk Welcomes Penn State Students to State College
WeAreCentralPA.com

Josh Shaw saves drowning nephew, injures ankles
Reign of Troy

"Interesting that UCF sent its cargo Saturday but Penn State is doing it the day it's personnel leaves."
Chris Adamski on Twitter

"And the James Franklin news conference is starting.... Begins by praising team's summer academics http://t.co/ucIP3e1aBu"
Audrey Snyder on Twitter

“'@C_AdamskiTrib: PSU All-American Ki-Jana Carter to be Inducted into Rose Bowl Hall of Fame' 'They had him, they thought, and he was gone.'"
Jeremy Reeder on Twitter

COO Isch to retire
NCAA

How will Christian Hackenberg perform in his second season?: 2014 Penn State football predictions
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

5 Teams Not In Power 5 Conferences That Could Crash The College Football Playoff
The Huffington Post

Report: Freeh hospitalized after car crash
Lions247

Penn State's Dublin-bound jerseys appear to be adorned with player names, per reports
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Fan Line: O'Leary means trouble for Penn State; oh look, Tiger dumps his coach
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Hypothetical musings: Big Ten East division
The Daily Cardinal

Big Ten Predictions, Rankings: Spartans Will Finish on Top - Saturday Blitz
Saturday Blitz

USC’s Josh Shaw saves drowning nephew, suffers injuries
NBC Sports

Penn State Football Packs Up for Dublin
WeAreCentralPA.com

Bill Belton in the mix at running back for Penn State
Philly.com

Lions taking high-energy approach
Observer-Reporter

Penn State football: What’s in a name? Ryan Keiser followed unlikely path to success for Nittany Lions
Centre Daily Times

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh hospitalized
CNN

"Want to welcome the 2018 class, remember our promise- these will be the best academic & community yrs in PSU history! http://t.co/INgU32KITY"
James Franklin on Twitter

"Flavor of the Week: Russ 'Digs' Roseberry- Strawberry I C w/ Black Raspberry & Raspberry Sauce & Dark Chocolate.. http://t.co/zljmHfw1Oy"
PSU Berkey Creamery on Twitter

"Top of the morning to ya, Nittany Nation. The theme of the hour: pack it up! http://t.co/aj8duF1aW9"
Penn State Football on Twitter

Jay Paterno talks best way to honor Joe Paterno, how his father will be remembered in history books
The Express Times (Easton, Pa.)

Top 10 sneaky contenders -- Michigan, Nebraska, K-State, Ole Miss, more
CBS Sports

There And Back Again: Penn State Football Dublin Travel Blog
StateCollege.com

Pain and the Game | The Temple News
Longform

Trustees approve resolution to continue with consent decree
WJAC-TV (Johnstown, Pa.)

"The team leaves for Ireland tomorrow on their quest to #BeatUCF wish them luck with a retweet! #PennStateProud #WeAre http://t.co/CpqVVWo8Z4"
PSU Death Valley on Twitter

"Former FBI Director Louis Freeh is in stable condition after being in a car accident in Vermont. Freeh was FBI director from 1993 until 2001"
Tom Winter on Twitter

EXCLUSIVE: AG Kane Talks About Criticism Of Her Work
CBS Pittsburgh

When it Comes to Working Out, Locals Are on the Outside Looking In
StateCollege.com

"James Franklin's first-ever word on a regular-season Big Ten teleconference: 'Awesome.'"
ESPN Big Ten on Twitter

Penn State football players, equipment staff prepare for lengthy flight and lots of cargo
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Injured In Vermont Car Crash
CBS Philly

Bills only behind Raiders in teams less desired to play for
www.buffalorange.com

Cassidy says McGuinness comments on Dublin were 'silly'
Irish Times

"4 DAYS!!!!!! @SmashAmos_4 http://t.co/yrXyOOFPUm"
GhostOfJVP on Twitter

Former FBI director Freeh injured in VT wreck
BurlingtonFreePress.com

Penn State football isn't the only midstate team with a game in Ireland
witf.org

UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State sports notebook: Nittany Lions set for challenges from newest Big Ten members
Centre Daily Times

"Eric Barron sees merit in upcoming trustee discussion of the Freeh Report http://t.co/ezQg0DIJ2K <-- only has merit if transparent."
Scott Paterno on Twitter

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh hospitalized
WGAL Lancaster

"#PennState All-American Ki-Jana Carter will be Inducted into Rose Bowl Hall of Fame! http://t.co/AzBtdlPN59 http://t.co/8cOvNfsQ9Y"
Penn State Athletics on Twitter

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Injured In Barnard Accident The Vermont Standard
The Vermont Standard

TiqIQ's blog - Breaking Down The Top 5 Most Expensive College Football Games Of The Season
ticketeconomist.sportsblog.com

Photo: Penn State Will Reportedly Have Names On The Backs Of Its Jerseys In 2014
BeyondUSports

Four Notre Dame Fighting Irish players in academic probe will miss opener
ESPN

A position battle at left guard, lining up the returners and more James Franklin news conference highlights
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Former FBI director Freeh injured in car crash
Bay News 9

ESPN's Big Ten crew not down on IU's bowl chances
The Indianapolis Star

2014 College Football Season: Big Ten East Preview - Last Word On Sports
www.lastwordonsports.com

Big Ten Football: Looking at Week 1 Games
www.thebighousereport.com

King: Big Ten And The CFP
The Times Record

Penn State investigator ex FBI director Louis Freeh injured in car crash
FOX Sports

"Found this stat interesting/impressive: At LSU, Les Miles is 41-2 in non-conf play [just bowl loses to Penn St. Clemson]."
Dan Wetzel on Twitter

"Started signing books that have been ordered through the website. Get yours here: http://t.co/l4Z4CwLP91 http://t.co/NkMZEuFxUG"
Jay Paterno on Twitter

"PSU President Eric Barron said he's cool with revisiting the Freeh Report: http://t.co/2eRNHTE2Hv"
Anna Orso on Twitter

"PSU President Barron sees benefit of BoT dialogue about Freeh Report. Barron: 'I think discussion is a good thing.' http://t.co/WLYqtD4bia"
Mark Horgas on Twitter

"Proud to be raising 2 strong, intelligent girls and thankful for all Fumi does to make that happen #WomensEqualityDay http://t.co/oYQzQaB0DK"
James Franklin on Twitter

Rutgers could be saying goodbye to Thursday night games
MyCentralJersey.com

QB Brown experiences the college life at Maryland - The Washington Post
The Washington Post

Big Ten Power Rankings: Preseason
Hammer and Rails

B1G Week 1 Preview
Maize and Blue Nation

Penn State gears up for football opener in Ireland
Reading Eagle

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Recovering After Car Crash : The Two-Way
NPR

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Recovering After Car Crash
Alaska Public Media

Wilner: New NCAA football playoff a recipe for controversy
San Jose Mercury News

Officials
The News Journal

Union talk fades as Northwestern begins season - The Washington Post
The Washington Post

OSU up, Michigan down in recent conference standings
The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Okla.)

Ranking the Games: Wisconsin vs. LSU highlights busy Week 1 slate
Big Ten Network

SEC Win Total and Standings Preview
natejacobson.com

Terry’s Preseason Top 25
Before It's News

Freeh Seriously Injured in Crash While Traveling in Vermont
StateCollege.com

Louis Freeh, former FBI director, seriously injured in single-car crash
San Jose Mercury News

Penn State's James Franklin looks to snap season-opening losing skid
Examiner.com

Old Coaly: the Mule Who Built Penn State
Onward State

UCF's ace coordinator must break in Blake Bortles' rookie QB replacement behind sketchy O-line
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Tracking nine Penn State players who transferred - Philly.com
Philly.com

College football's 25 most intriguing people in suits
www.friendsmania.net

Safety Isaiah Lewis among former Michigan State football players released or put on NFL waivers
The Bay City Times (Bay City, Mich.)

USC football player injured after jumping from balcony to save nephew from drowning
USA TODAY

Spartans look like beasts of the Big Ten East
Star Tribune

Former FBI Director Freeh Injured in Car Crash
ABC News

UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State sports notebook: Nittany Lions set for challenges from newest Big Ten members
Centre Daily Times

Ex-FBI Director Louis Freeh Seriously Injured in Vermont Car Accident
NBC News

Ohio State football: More mature Vonn Bell expects to contribute
Buckeye Xtra Sports

"Penn State President Eric Barron sees merit in upcoming trustee discussion of the Freeh Report http://t.co/J9niOUh0Iz via @pennlive"
Brian Cuban on Twitter

TCB Poll: Preseason Playoff Predictions
Her Loyal Sons

Indiana Football Player Preview: Nate Sudfeld
Hoosier State of Mind

OSU's Meyer: Surgery on Braxton Miller Successful
New York Times

Meyer says No. 5 Buckeyes are ready without Miller | WDTN
wdtn.com

Excitement building for Penn State opener in Ireland
Philly.com

Former FBI director Freeh seriously injured in car crash
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Penn State in Ireland: Croke Park is at the heart of Irish sport
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

College Football Playoff
College Hotline

Ohio State-Navy TV Schedule, Preview, Prediction
Rant Sports

Minus Miller, Meyer navigates new-look Ohio State
WFMZ Allentown

Heisman Trophy could go to unhyped player
WJHL.com

Penn State's James Franklin says he's a 'nervous wreck' leading up to games, but confident at kickoff
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

From West Coast to Ireland, Big Ten is well represented in opening week's neutral-site games
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minn.)

B10 teams represented in 4 of 8 neutral-site games - The Washington Post
The Washington Post

Carter Named to Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Big Ten Conference Official Site
Big Ten Conference

Union talk fades as Northwestern begins season
Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)

Explaining the College Football Playoff: the unabridged edition
San Jose Mercury News

Union Talk Fades as Northwestern Begins Season
ABC News

As Northwestern's season begins, union talk fades into the background
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minn.)

Your 2014-15 guide to Big Ten football
The Trentonian

Ireland trip presents challenges for new coach Franklin, Penn State
The Trentonian

Detroit Lions announce formation of Quick Lane Bowl
Examiner.com

Former Penn State WR Richy Anderson enrolls at Temple
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Heisman Trophy could go to unhyped player
WSMV Channel 4

PSU president steers clear of controversy - August 26, 2014
The Indiana Gazette

Former FBI director Freeh seriously injured in car crash
KOMO News

Local News
The News Tribune

Fmr. FBI Director Freeh Injured in Vt. Car Crash
www.wggb.com

Former FBI Director injured in car crash | KOAA.com |
koaa.com

College Football Rankings 2014: Power Ranking All 128 Teams for Week 1
Bleacher Report

Preview 2014: Wide Receivers
MGoBlog

Poll Dancing: Preseason edition
Before It's News

Penn State in Ireland, Kipona, Marching Band Brawl, high school football: things to know
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Quick Lane Bowl unveiled by Detroit Lions
FBSchedules.com

LOGAN LOWERY: No team has earned a vote - Daily Journal
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

AAC Notebook
Hartford Courant

Ohio State's fine with frosh J.T. Barrett at QB; Urban Meyer makes it so
CBS Sports

More on James Franklin getting so many to buy in to his vision
Dejan Kovacevic's Blog

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Injured In Car Crash
The Huffington Post

Former FBI Director Freeh Injured in Car Crash
TIME

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Seriously Injured In Car Crash
Bullfax.com

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Seriously Hurt In Vermont Car Crash
CBS Local

Former FBI director seriously injured in Vermont car crash
New York Daily News

Pepper Hamilton Chairman Louis Freeh hospitalized after car crash
Memphis Business Journal

Former FBI director Freeh injured in car crash
The Denver Post

Louis Freeh, Ex-Head of F.B.I., Hurt in Vermont Car Crash
New York Times

Vanderbilt Commodores Commodores pushing ahead with Derek Mason
ESPN

Ex-FBI Director Louis Freeh seriously hurt in car crash
KARE

O’Neill and Ó Sé reflect schism between GAA top and bottom brass
Irish Times

Former FBI director Louis Freeh suffers serious injuries in Vermont car crash
Fox News

Cassidy: McGuinness was silly
Sporting Life

Big Ten Football Power Poll - Preseason Edition
The Daily Gopher

Big Ten Breakdown: Michigan State Spartans Full Preview
Football Nation

2014 College Football Preview: Big Ten
BeyondUSports

Big Ten East Division - Impact Sports - Spartan Sports Like Never Before
www.impact89fm.org

Monday

PSU’s line gets reinforcements
The Altoona Mirror

Jay Paterno responds to critics of his coaching, Joe Paterno's last years at Penn State
The Express Times (Easton, Pa.)

Tracking nine Penn State players who transferred
Philly.com

UCF 'should wax' Penn State, ESPN's Corso says
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

Matt McGloin Making Waves During NFL Preseason
Onward State

From one brother to another: For a change, Grant Breneman will get top-billing over Penn State tight end - and older brother - Adam
York Daily Record (York, Pa.)

PSU: Changes possible for defense
Citizens Voice

College football predictions: Bowl projections for a postseason featuring new bowls and the playoff
The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Okla.)

"Proud Dad moment - seeing your daughter take on the sleds with #PSUnrivaled aggression! https://t.co/iaNM29c8Rf"
James Franklin on Twitter

Body of Penn State student found at HUB-Robeson construction site
The Daily Collegian (Penn State University)

Penn State football 2014: Questions and answers
LancasterOnline

Restore Joe Paterno's name to the Big Ten Championship Trophy
Change.org

What's in Store After Ireland for Penn State Football? The Good, The Bad & Howard
StateCollege.com

Big Ten morning links
ESPN

".@PennStateFball fans will love what @BTNTomDienhart says about Penn State's campus - ..."
Penn State on BTN on Twitter

Franklin's Daughter Dominates Sleds - ESPN Video
ESPN

MGOBLUE.COM Michigan and adidas Unveil TECHFIT Uniform for Night Game
MGoBlue (University of Michigan)

Paterno Legacy Delivers Answers (And Facts) In Book On JoePa
Utica Observer Dispatch

Amos, secondary get shot at redemption
The Altoona Mirror

Passionate assistants thrilled for opportunity
The Altoona Mirror

Freshman Found Dead at HUB Construction Site
Onward State

Penn State football schedule prediction and depth chart
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

The Penn State Cheesehead
PSAA Madison

Pa. residents respect PSU over Pitt, CMU, UPenn
The Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)

Dienhart’s best of the 2014 BTN bus tour
Big Ten Network

Penn State: Wartman aims to shake growing pains with season under his belt - Sports
The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

Hear no evil, see no evil...
Philly.com

"QB @McGloinQB11 has contributed four TDs so far this preseason. He spoke to reporters today: http://t.co/RORBimZ9zw http://t.co/EGyamMjFvL"
OAKLAND RAIDERS on Twitter

Meet the PSU staff: Bob Shoop all about trust, honesty, respect - Giger Counters by Cory Giger
The Altoona Mirror

"James Franklin is taking it all in this evening along with the class of 2018 #PSU http://t.co/i9dS3MwnaX"
Audrey Snyder on Twitter

Lions ready to take on a crazy year
The Times-Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)

Penn State Football: Fran Fisher And Lou Prato Set To Join Steve Jones For Two-Hour Special, Monday
StateCollege.com

WELCOME BACK, CASUAL PENN STATE FOOTBALL FAN!
Black Shoe Diaries

Has college football been upgraded?
Buckeye Xtra Sports

CFB AM: James Franklin's daughter hits sleds, yells 'We are ... Penn State!'
FOX Sports

"Our hearts go out to the family of freshman Jack Crean, who was found dead today at the HUB construction site. http://t.co/HJXjZpIRdM"
Onward State on Twitter

Big Ten commish Jim Delany named to 'intriguing' list
247Sports

Penn St. ex-officials' case moves along under seal
witf.org

Deborah C. Beidel: Letter Writing Campaign to Penn State Alumni Association
NotPSU

Michigan goes all-blue for night game against Penn State
The Detroit News

"@coachjfranklin taking a selfie with the class of 2018! #BAPFTS #107kstrong http://t.co/TrfpdjnkkM"
Lion Ambassadors on Twitter

PSU: Lewis next in line
Citizens Voice

How a hobby turned into a college football data source
USA Today

Penn State President Eric Barron sees merit in upcoming trustee discussion of the Freeh Report
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Penn State football at a glance
Philly.com

"Paterno Legacy Delivers Answers (And Facts) In Book On JoePa http://t.co/99uFn0PeUY"
Jay Paterno on Twitter

PSU's Franklin excelling as a dynamic salesman for football program
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

York County couples head to Ireland to watch Penn State play
York Daily Record (York, Pa.)

Barfknecht's Big Ten Rankings, Aug. 25
Omaha World-Herald

Penn State in Ireland: Gaelic game has Irish all tied up
Pocono Record (Stroudsburg, Pa.)

PSU: Tight ends prepare to pick up slack in offense
Citizens Voice

Slowly but surely, college football teams embrace analytics
USA Today

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions a One-Point Favorite Over UCF
Victory Bell Rings

Fan Line: Will jet lag affect Penn State against Akron? Thanks for jinx, SI
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Ireland trip will reveal a lot about Franklin, Penn State
The Times Herald

Unusual week begins for PSU football
The Altoona Mirror

2014 Big Ten Power Rankings – Week 1
www.saturdayedge.com

Alabama and Ole Miss Lead SEC Teams in “Undisclosed Violations of Team Rules” Last Four Years
The Big Lead

Penn State football coaches discuss offense, defense special teams
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

Upon further review, Big Ten media picks Michigan State to win conference
m.nbcsports.com

Only Nyeem Wartman Until Penn State Football
Black Shoe Diaries

Penn State's depth issues may dampen enthusiasm surrounding James Franklin
Philly.com

PSU: Hackenberg confident with new staff
Citizens Voice

Which 3 Penn State players are poised to make major improvements in 2014?
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Home Rentals for Football Weekends Under Review by Borough Officials
StateCollege.com

"#BAPFTS14 Selfie. #hadto http://t.co/IsNsnZaH61"
Penn State Football on Twitter

"We are very excited to announce that our 2014 Grand Marshal is Lara Spencer (@LaraSpencer), co-host of @GMA! http://t.co/qGLKB0D5aP"
PSU Homecoming on Twitter

Penn State Football: Depth Chart Analysis, Complete 2014 Preview and Predictions
Bleacher Report

"Good luck & best wishes to @VandyFootball & @CoachDerekMason this week & all season long! Go Dores & #AnchorDown"
James Franklin on Twitter

Yanks a lot!
Dublin People

With Americans playing football in Croker, Limerick has to be a lady
Irish Times

Hackenberg will be under the gun
Philly.com

Eugene Lewis looks for a starring role at Penn State
The Times-Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)

Penn State in 2014: For entertainment purposes only
Dejan Kovacevic's Blog

"Just announced: This year’s @PSUHomecoming Grand Marshal is alumna and Good Morning America anchor @LaraSpencer!"
Penn State on Twitter

PSU's Ireland plans still on despite erupting volcano
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Highlights As Team Preps For Ireland
StateCollege.com

Penn State has issues at the start of 2014 ... but the team also has Christian Hackenberg
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

PSU president steers clear of campus controversies
witf.org

Fresh Start Requests Tomalis’s Employment Contract, Performance Review
Fresh Start PA

Penn State in Ireland: Gaelic football semifinal has Irish all tied up
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Penn State, field hockey, football, first day of school, sunny skies: things to know
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

"#PSUVB kicking off fall sports media day! http://t.co/uTQXWw722f"
PennStateVolleyball on Twitter

PSU's Franklin excelling as a dynamic salesman for football program
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Penn State Football: James Franklin Bobblehead Night Set For This Week
StateCollege.com

"PSU FB HC James Franklin has a .641 career winning % vs the spread. Here's the projected spreads for the 2014 season http://t.co/ytvGqPqzYe"
Mark Horgas on Twitter

10 predictions for Michigan State's 2014 football season
The Bay City Times (Bay City, Mich.)

Which Penn State football freshmen are poised to play? Plus more highlights from James Franklin's weekly radio show
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State football: Nittany Lions taking their time identifying specialists
Centre Daily Times

2014 Homefield Edges
Phil Steele

Using technology to make college football better, faster, safer
USA Today

Mike Gross' 25 things to watch in L-L football: Super powers, Ireland and a female kicker
LancasterOnline

Croke Park Classic a special homecoming for UCF coach George O’Leary
Irish Central

BSD Film Room: Inside The Huddle
Black Shoe Diaries

James Franklin called a 'dynamic salesman'; Penn State-UCF relocates Gaelic Games semifinal, locals not happy, and more
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

"Very cool. RT @UNLincoln Aerial view of newest Huskers creating 'N' at Memorial Stadium. #UNL2018 via @KyserAviation http://t.co/PDA9z4zXX2"
Brent Yarina on Twitter

Penn State in Ireland: Week starts with Gaelic football semifinal at Croke Park
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

PSU president steers clear of campus controversies
WPXI Pittsburgh

$60 Million in Fines Should Be Used To Establish An Office of Child Advocate
NotPSU

Everyone is chasing Florida State in the preseason top 25.
Sports On Earth

Ex-NFL player Tim Shaw is using the Ice Bucket Challenge in the fight of his life
USA TODAY

2014 Week 1_82514.indd - football-20140825.pdf
www.grfx.cstv.com

Statistical Summer: Carrying The Run Of Play
Bloguin

The biggest Big Ten football games of the 2014 college season
247Sports

State Agencies Keep Deleted Emails for Only Five Days
PoliticsPA

Chat Penn State football with Bob Flounders Monday night at 6
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

No eruption imminent for Icelandic volcano; Penn State, UCF continue preparing for Ireland
The Daily Collegian (Penn State University)

John Torres: UCF fans have blast with talk of volcano
Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.)

New era at Penn State: James Franklin’s longtime influences say he’s the real thing
The Times Herald

Ohio State game is the hottest road ticket for Rutgers football fans
The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)

Penn State in Ireland: Fans keeping eye on volcano, but staying optimistic
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Only Malik Golden Until Penn State Football
Black Shoe Diaries

Everyone is chasing Florida State in the preseason top 25.
Sports On Earth

UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State football notebook: Running back solid position for Nittany Lions
Centre Daily Times

Illini look to shore up Big Ten-worst run defense
AP

Big Ten preview: Tough road to repeat for Michigan State | Video | wcsh6.com
www.wcsh6.com

25 things to watch: The playoff will affect everything, except elite's status
CBS Sports

Iowa's fifth-best football victory of the last 50 years
The Des Moines Register

Croke Park Classic: A win for Ireland-born UCF kicker Sean Galvin
Orlando Sentinel

Sunday

I'm honestly not surprised PSU has so many commitments... Not surprised at all
Robbie Robinson on Twitter

Air Force LB coach Ron Vanderlinden talks CU, Penn State scandal and praise for Troy Calhoun
Colorado Springs Gazette

Penn State football team begins 2014 season with freshman-rich roster
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

Where the criminal case against Penn State's Graham Spanier stands: No news is, well, no news
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Top five offeason college football coaching hires
USA Today

Penn State football: Coach James Franklin finding a fit for freshman
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

AP News : Penn St. ex-officials' case moves along under seal
AP

"Finally in State College, PA"
Robbie Robinson on Twitter

Football 2014: Penn State University preview
The Express Times (Easton, Pa.)

New Big Ten Officiating Rules
Bucknuts

"Not even a volcano will save UCF from what's about to go down in a week... pic.twitter.com/GIBQ60Cduh"
Adam Taliaferro on Twitter

Penn State football: University issues statement on Icelandic volcano threat
Centre Daily Times

College Football Preview: Dick Weiss' Top 25
New York Daily News

UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State football: Nittany Lions taking time to learn about Ireland ahead of trip
Centre Daily Times

Penn State opens as a one-point favorite against Central Florida
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

"Californian @KoaFarmer settles into a new world and new position at Linebacker U: http://t.co/yucxru1tX5 @mdent05 http://t.co/Fy2UXUZG7h"
Post-Gazette Sports on Twitter

"@JayPaterno #JoePaterno #PSU #PennState interactive display at the #Atlanta #HOF @cfbhall http://t.co/yMQpcvrJyp"
PENN STATE FOOTBALL on Twitter

Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip
StateCollege.com

"RT to wish WR @Djjango8 (rookie from @PennStateFball) a Happy Birthday! A-Rob pics: http://bit.ly/ARob082414"
Jacksonville Jaguars on Twitter

Does a big bowl surprise create momentum? Or just expectations?
CBS Sports

Penn State in Ireland: It took a lot of work and time to put Croke Park Classic together
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Records released showing when Ron Tomalis worked for state paychecks
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Penn State head coach James Franklin sticking to his roots
The Times Herald

Ex-PSU assistant Bradley finding a home at WVU
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

NCAA cites Georgia Tech for ‘failure to monitor’
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Filings in case against Spanier, Curley, Schultz will remain sealed
The Daily Collegian (Penn State University)

PSU in Ireland: What will be tougher, getting through customs or the UCF defense?
LancasterOnline

Demise of BCS, implementation of playoff system means bigger paydays for power 5 conferences
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

"Penn State football coach James Franklin: His longtime influences say he's the real thing"
York Daily Record (York, Pa.)

"Elite Leader, friend, & mentor @coachjfranklin great article about a great Head Coach & an even better person #WeAre http://t.co/zOI6BwTRPU"
Charles C. Huff on Twitter

UCF putting finishing touches on trip to play Penn State in Ireland
WOFL-TV (Orlando, Fla.)

Are Penn State and UCF Ready for Ireland?
Sports Talk Florida

Players getting used to new coaching staff...again - Sports
The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

NCAA may have to pay O’Bannon lawyers $52.4 million
NBC Sports

Email practices for Pennsylvania government offices limit public records
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Is it beneficial for Non-Power conference schools to play in a "gimmick" game?
Underdog Dynasty

Iceland lowers aviation alert level to orange; no-fly zone lifted around Bardarbunga volcano
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

"#DominateBárðarbunga RT @psufootball: Iceland lowers aviation alert level to orange; no-fly zone lifted around Bardarbunga volcano"
Matt d on Twitter

$60 Million in Fines Should Be Used To Establish An Office of Child Advocate
NotPSU

Penn State Football: Despite Volcanic Rumbles It's Still Full Speed Ahead For Dublin
StateCollege.com

Penn St. ex-officials' case moves along under seal
The Bradford Era

"The season will be here before you know it...preparation is the key! https://t.co/aFd3jkk7r7 #107kStrong #PSUnrivaled"
James Franklin on Twitter

PSU's Ireland plans still on despite erupting volcano
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Penn State's Taliaferro Gives Back After Injury
NBC 10 Philadelphia

Volcano continues to threaten Penn State-UCF game in Ireland
NBC Sports

State agencies routinely delete emails
Reading Eagle

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