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“Attention Nittany Nation! Your bye week assignment: catch up on Unrivaled: The @PennStateFball Story. Episode One:” (4 hr ago)
Twitter / Penn State Football

Penn State Offers 2015 OL Emanuel McGirt (4 hr ago)
Black Shoe Diaries

Off Week Motivation (5 hr ago)

Hayes: Brady Hoke and the startling gravity of concussion safety (5 hr ago)
The Daily Northwestern

tBBC Preview: Maryland Terrapins (5 hr ago)

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery sent explicit emails (5 hr ago)
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

Ex-Oscar Smith star is a Tiger once again (5 hr ago)
The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.)

BTN has memorabilia show (5 hr ago)
Urbana Citizen

Penn State Report with Rich Scarcella: Oct. 2 (5 hr ago)
Reading Eagle

Here's a Mixtape Featuring Mike Watkins and Josh Reaves (5 hr ago)
Black Shoe Diaries

Bradley can sympathize with K.U.’s interim coach (5 hr ago)

Redshirt freshman WR Hamilton blossoms for Penn State (5 hr ago)
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Gophers next opponent Northwestern had big football win of its own (5 hr ago)
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minn.)

KeiVarae Russell -- Notre Dame 'becoming ridiculous' (5 hr ago)

Fitzgerald gets tough on Wildcats, gets results (5 hr ago)
Chicago Tribune

“Penn State offered 2015 4-star offensive tackle, Emanuel McGirt Jr. (@Mcgirt7) from Durham, NC tonight” (5 hr ago)
Twitter / PSU Football U

“Offered by Penn state! #blessed” (5 hr ago)
Twitter / Emanuel McGirt Jr.

UPUA consensus to oppose Lord’s resolution (5 hr ago)
The Daily Collegian (Penn State University)

“Just interviewed Frank Fina, Sandusky prosecutor. He blasted Kathleen Kane on numerous fronts. Statements to come.” (6 hr ago)
Twitter / Chris Papst

“Best of luck to @PennStateMSOC..... @BobWarming's team is having a great year so far #WeAre” (6 hr ago)
Twitter / the S zone

“'The majority opinion of the assembly is they would like to oppose the Lord resolution,' @UPUA speaker of the assembly John Wortman said.” (7 hr ago)
Twitter / Steven Lynch

'Big 5' conferences plan to provide athletes more benefits (7 hr ago)

Fans boost home football attendance by 7,100 per game over 2013 season (7 hr ago)
Penn State Live

Penn State Football: Nittany Lion coach Franklin talks bye week progress and more following Wednesday practice (7 hr ago)
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

The road ahead: Penn State coach Franklin, staff, ready to use bye-week weekend to build for the future (7 hr ago)
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Chris Dufresne: Big Ten has two big problems (7 hr ago)
The Kansas City Star

“Penn State Football: Nittany Lion coach Franklin talks bye week progress and more following Wednesday practice” (7 hr ago)
Twitter / Penn State football

“Random fact: @PennStateWSOC and @PennStateMSOC are a combined 19-1-1 this year. Meaning, go to Jeffrey Field next time either is home” (7 hr ago)
Twitter / Andrew Robinson

“Letterman @TambaHali91 brought #SackCity to #MNF this wk. Among 4 tackles, Hali's strip sack enabled a @KCChiefs TD.” (7 hr ago)
Twitter / Penn State Football

Audible: Brady Hoke's Michigan mess, Ole Miss-Bama & loaded Week 6 (8 hr ago)
FOX Sports

“For the first time ever in its history, @UPUA has closed an official full-Committee of the Whole meeting.” (8 hr ago)
Twitter / Onward State

“I found out today how all of @caelsanderson opponents felt before a match Not a good feeling! Much Respect to a great Man #WeAre #107kStrong” (8 hr ago)
Twitter / Charles C. Huff

James Franklin Bye Week PC (9 hr ago)

James Franklin Field Report (9 hr ago)

“PM RT: Rutgers has most expensive face-value ticket prices in CFB. Why? Dynamic pricing.” (9 hr ago)
Twitter / Jon Solomon


Barkley, Sanders highlight Penn State commits in week four

Gorman: Penn State is 'wild card' for Whitehead
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

UPDATE: Louis Freeh’s Curious Car Accident

“Jordan Whitehead. #FOE15”
Twitter / ChiTownLionPSU

Letter from the Editor

“The opening quote of the book.”
Twitter / Jay Paterno

“Incredibly honored by and COMPLETELY undeserving of this--->”
Twitter / Herb Hand

“My @247CrystalBall is foggy for Top247 CB Jordan Whitehead, but I'm leaning towards flipping to #PennState:”
Twitter / Steve Wiltfong

“Joe Paterno recruiting letter to Art Schlichter (1977)”
Twitter / darren rovell

Sparks fly at 2nd Corbett, Wolf campaign debate
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

“A Penn State commit has accepted our invite to play in the 2014 @MDCrabBowl. Who's next? #senmdcrabbowl”
Twitter /

“My boy Jordan Whitehead knows were home is make a difference change the game”
Twitter / *Next Level*

Jobs on state website include 'private party dancing,' 'car dates'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

“Lightning bolts light up the sky behind Beaver Stadium (Photos: @WxDeFlitch)”
Twitter / Penn State

“Next game in Beaver Stadium will look a little something like this...Nothing in sports like a Penn State White Out”
Twitter / PSU Football U

Twitter / The People's Joe

TribLive Radio ep. 9: PSU recruiting, the pending Jordan Whitehead announcement
Dejan Kovacevic's Blog

Chris Freind: Email scandal should cost Corbett re-election
Delaware County Daily Times (Upper Darby Township, Pa.)

James Franklin Press Conference: Bye Week
Black Shoe Diaries

Franklin has big plans for PSU’s bye week
Citizens Voice

“PSU commit Adam McLean MT @MoneyMakeinAdam Really excited Coach Franklin and Coach Huff are coming out to see me play Thur I love those guys”
Twitter / Greg Pickel

“Really excited that Coach Franklin and Coach Huff are coming out to see me play this Thursday I love those guys #WeAreFamily #QO #Football”
Twitter / *Next Level*

Porn emails case emerges in Pennsylvania gubernatorial debate
The Times Herald

“TAKEDOWN: #PennState wrestling squad nabs commitment from top 2015 prospect:”
Twitter /

Lions trying to make most of bye week
The Daily Collegian (Penn State University)

“A great way to brighten our Wednesday: A visit with Mike the Mailman! (Photos: @Cameron_Hart_)”
Twitter / Penn State

Scouting report: Penn State commit Brandon Wimbush has big upside
Sporting News

WVU assistant Bradley can relate to Jayhawks interim coach
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

10 Programs That Should Be Better at Recruiting but Still Struggle
Bleacher Report

Penn State football: Franklin adjusting bye week strategy, hoping for similar results
Centre Daily Times

“Penn State says over 100,00 tickets have already been sold for the Maryland game.”
Twitter / Ben Jones

Big Ten announces recommendations to provide enhanced benefits for student-athletes
Big Ten Conference

“Our deepest condolences go out to artist Michael Pilato, whose daughter Skye tragically passed away Tuesday.”
Twitter / Onward State

“Corbett: ‘I wished they would’ve have sent me one [porno email].' He almost made it two debates without a gaffe. So close. #cbsphillydebate”
Twitter / Sy Snyder

Can Northwestern loss become a positive? Morning Call column wonders if Jay Paterno is fighting for Penn State, and more
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Notable Five: Takeaways from Penn State Men's Hockey media day
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Brandon's statement exposes institutional dysfunction within Athletic Department
Michigan Daily

“Checking in on some stats from Penn State's 20 verbal commitments a month into the season →”
Twitter / Derek Levarse

PSU recruits posting big numbers Lions have 20 commitments for 2015 class
The Times-Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)

Ohio State on pace to overtake Michigan, lead college football in attendance
Sports Illustrated

“After talking with knowledgeable people, I am more convinced that Brady Hoke will survive the season, and less convinced Dave Brandon will.”
Twitter / John U. Bacon

#BlackShoePodcast LIVE! - Stephon Morris is pitch perfect
Black Shoe Diaries

Franklin not using depth as excuse for PSU

“'Barkley has been one of the state’s most dynamic players through 5 weeks, rushing for 939 yards & 13 touchdowns on 99 carries.' @TLdlevarse”
Twitter / ChiTownLionPSU

7 jaw-dropping marching band performances

Corbett pushes state job web site listing racy jobs

“Thanks you, fans! @PennStateFBALL home attendance has boosted an avg of 7,100 per game!”
Twitter / Penn State Athletics

Nittany Lions look to regroup
The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

Penn State gets needed breather
Pocono Record (Stroudsburg, Pa.)

Hull, Lions ready to work
The Altoona Mirror

FCC considering move to ban NFL Redskins team name

Pa. Attorney General Corbett Will Lose Because of Sandusky

Penn State Rushing Attack On Pace To Be Among Worst In School History

AG's office no place for porn
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Corbett foes seeking action on porn emails
The Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, Pa.)

“#PSUnrivaled 'Without struggle, there is no progress.' -Frederick Douglass #107kStrong”
Twitter / James Franklin

Chris Freind: Email scandal should cost Corbett re-election
Delaware County Daily Times (Upper Darby Township, Pa.)

“.@Johnubacon makes sense of the scandal engulfing a football program once known for its steadiness.”
Twitter / Ross Jones

Fox Sports Analyst BRUTALLY SLAMS Michigan over handling of concussions
The Sports Bank

“We are ready to #EmpowerTheDreamers for THON 2015! Check out the promo video & get excited for a great year to come!”
Twitter / PSU Dance Marathon

NCAA Basketball Preseason Rankings 2014: Predicting Initial Top 25 Poll
Bleacher Report

Seahawks' tight-end shuffle focuses on Luke Willson, Cooper Helfet and Garry Gilliam

“I've been working on @ThePeoplesJoe for a few months now. We have so many great JoePa stories to share!”
Twitter / Holly Swanson

“'Wimbush is 74-for-101 passing for 1,063 yards with 12 touchdowns and one interception. He’s also averaging nearly 10 ypc...' @TLdlevarse”
Twitter / ChiTownLionPSU

Volleyball Report: Expect some surprises in Week 2 of Big Ten play
Big Ten Network

“A @cspan @cspanwj interview with President Barron will air at 8 a.m. Thursday:”
Twitter / Penn State

“Pennsylvania judges trading pornographic emails with gov't lawyers may endanger cases, chief justice warns. Via @AP:”
Twitter / Marc Levy

Top judge warns of more fallout from porn emails
New Jersey Herald

“RT @Owens_abc27 Activists create PO Box for anonymous tips about abuse of state computers & resources. #abc27news”
Twitter / abc27 WHTM

College football's fight to keep its next generation of fans
CBS Sports

Why no Big Ten teams slotted for Rose Bowl Game?
Big Ten Network

UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State hockey: Nittany Lions looking to continue growth as season approaches
Centre Daily Times

“My interview with Ross Jones of Detroit's WXYZ Channel 7 on Michigan football:”
Twitter / John U. Bacon

Penn State book authors set for signings
Citizens Voice

Bye week a blessing for Franklin
The Altoona Mirror

On Michigan, Brady Hoke, and Dave Brandon.

Head Injury Reverberates Beyond Field at Michigan
New York Times

Men's Volleyball Set to Host Coaches Clinic

Activists seek tips on Pa. computer abuse
WHTM-TV (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Penn State football attendance up by nearly 8 percent so far this season
The York Dispatch (York, Pa.)

Former wrestler Frank Molinaro returns to Penn State as assistant coach
The Daily Collegian (Penn State University)

How Penn State seniors adapted to change

Neil Theobald, Football, and the Future of Temple
Philadelphia Magazine

Penn State starting over after first loss with bye week to prepare for Michigan
Greenfield Daily Reporter (Greenfield, Ind.)

UPUA should open meeting to public
The Daily Collegian (Penn State University)

Big Ten issues public statement about desire to provide enhanced benefits
Big Ten Network

Dynamic ticket pricing gains traction in college football
CBS Sports

Big Ten college football morning links

Is J.T. Barrett already the third-best QB in the Big Ten? Analyzing Ohio State's remaining QB matchups
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

Black Heart Gold Pants

Penn State welcoming a bye week
Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Brain Injury In Sport Is An Unfolding Tragedy – We're Only Now Starting To Count The Cost

In a B1G Country: Week 5 Recap, Week 6 Preview
The Only Colors

VIDEO: Women's Hockey Media Day Press Conference

Penn State's James Franklin relishing the chance to make corrections, refresh players on bye week
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Lady Lions to Host Free Community Carnival Oct. 19

Big Ten Power Rankings [BLOG]
CBS Detroit

Pink Zone to host Ladies Night Out on Sunday
Centre Daily Times

PSU recruits posting big numbers Lions have 20 commitments for 2015 class
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Banks Looks Happy At Penn State
Hartford Courant

Post office box created to field tips about sexually explicit content in state computers and email systems
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Big Ten college football awards race tracker: Week 5

VAVEL USA's Top 25 College Football Poll: Week 5

Christian Hackenberg has gone 3 games without a TD pass

Big Ten football roundup: Christian Hackenberg drops out of BTN player rankings; petition calls for firing of Michigan AD Dave Brandon
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Football Fans Boost Home Attendance 7,100 Per Game Over 2013 Season

Big Ten's Playoff Hopes on the Line in Week 6
Bleacher Report

SMAC football: Chopticon looks to ‘turn the tide’ against Huntingtown
The Washington Post

PENN STATE FOOTBALL: Lions welcome bye week - October 01, 2014
The Indiana Gazette

Michigan Football – Brady Hoke might be fired, but it will be for losing game – not jeopardizing Shane Morris’s health
Indiana University

College football attendance down 1% in 2014
CBS Sports

College football's concussion experiment
Detroit Free Press

Drew Sharp: Miscommunication the new Michigan mantra
The Sacramento Bee

Pascrell urges Big Ten to review rules for players with head injuries
The Record (Bergen County, N.J.)

Turnovers, third down slowing Illinois offense
Chicago Tribune


Roseboro Decommits From Michigan

Penn State Basketball: Levan Alston Spurns Nittany Lions; Where Does Pat Chambers Go From Here?
Black Shoe Diaries

Jay Paterno needs to move forward
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

HS highlight reel: Central Catholic's Joseph commits to PSU
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

It Is Time For Purdue To Leave The Big Ten
Hammer and Rails

“#PennState commit @MoneyMakeinAdam was working on official visitor Jordan Whitehead all day. (Gallery) @247Sports”
Twitter / Sean Fitz

Special delivery

“4-star DT has de-committed from #Wolverines tonight”
Twitter / Mike Farrell

Penn State football recruits, Sept. 27, 2014

It's Penn State

COLLINS: PSU's offensive line problems more about rebuilding than quick fix - Sports
The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

“Outfit of the day #WeAre #PennState 🐱💯🏈”
Twitter / Just Watch...

“Very proud to announce that I will be continuing my education and athletic pursuits at Penn State University #WeAre”
Twitter / Chano

Frank Molinaro Returns to Penn State Wrestling Team as Assistant Coach

EXCLUSIVE: AG Kane On Releasing Names Of Accused In Porn Scandal
CBS Pittsburgh

Top-Ranked Wrestler Vincenzo Joseph Commits to Penn State
Onward State

“Hey @PennStateFball #WeAre dominating the state from the #DMV too.”
Twitter / Tyoka Jackson

"Words can not explain how this feels!!! #blessed #whynot #55 #doublenickel #celtics"
Instagram / timfraz23

“That was quick RT @TremendousUM: 2015 four-star DE Darian Roseboro makes it official, decommits from #Michigan:”
Twitter / Barton Simmons

Police seek witnesses in fatal Penn State crash
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Statement by the UPUA Leadership Re: Closed CoW Discussion
Google Docs

Penn State wrestler Andrew Alton out with knee injury; Dylan Alton cleared to compete
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Penn State wrestling team receives verbal commitment from No.1-ranked Vincenzo Joseph
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

“Foolin around at ma future house. Told you ha #PSU”
Twitter / Deividas Zemgulis

“All-Pro @TambaHali91 with strip sack of Tom Brady that leads to a @KCChiefs TD on #MNF #PennState”
Twitter / Jeff Nelson

“Met @BillOldsey (not sure if official handle) yesterday. Confident he'll provide administrative leadership PSU desperately needs. #PSUBoT”
Twitter / Gordon Kauffman III

“My bros @TrevonDiggs and (Commit: @BoobieMiles_4 ) at the PSU game representing.”
Twitter / Just Watch...

“Uncommitted Look: Jordan Whitehead: Scout continues its series profiling the top uncommitted prospects in the ...”
Twitter /

“The @UPUA's leadership has released a statement regarding the upcoming private Committee of the Whole discussion.”
Twitter / PSUStudentGovernment

“Panorama of the storm shows night and day over @penn_state.”
Twitter / Jacob DeFlitch

From Tim Tebow to Bryce Brown, biggest 5-star studs, duds
Sporting News

“@PaSportsRadio (coming 11/9/14) Sponsoring the ultimate HONOR JOE #409 rally Details this week #HonorJoe #409Joe”
Twitter / The People's Joe

Sunshine block: The Pa. House mustn’t set back the right to know
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Photos: Recruits take in Penn State-Northwestern

Foolin around at ma future house. Told you ha
Instagram / zemga

Bernie Fine's wife goes to court seeking Syracuse University investigation records

“I really like the new Penn State Hockey Players entrance to the Pegula Arena Ice for 2014. IMO, the ice is better too”
Twitter / Mark Horgas

“Always repping @PennStateFball even when I'm dropping my baby @_Taibabyy_ off! #WeAre #TheLion”
Twitter / Tyoka Jackson

“BIG 2015-cornerback recruit, Jordan Whitehead to announce his commitment this Friday (10/3) #PSU #WVU #PITT #OSU”
Twitter / PSU Football U

Penn State’s unbalanced play-calling not working
The Daily Collegian (Penn State University)

Michigan student paper expertly contrasts quotes by Brady Hoke and his boss
SB Nation

“9:00 am: Mark Emmert/NCAA to address culture at Michigan involving QB Shane Morris AND Brendan Gibbons, Taylor Lewan.”
Twitter / ChiTownLionPSU

Getting Over Northwestern

Pickin' Nits Will Be OK
Black Shoe Diaries

SportsMonday Column: Brady Hoke must be fired
Michigan Daily

“Greetings from Happy Valley”
Twitter / CAESAR

UPUA should open meeting to public
The Daily Collegian (Penn State University)

“This whole thing has showed me how many amazing ppl there really are in this world...this has to be…”
Twitter / Devon Still

“As expected Jordan Whitehead is here. He makes a college decision nxt Fri. Qb Jake Zembiec & Shane Simmons here too”
Twitter / Audrey Snyder

Big Blew: How Michigan Football Got So Bad, So Quickly

Ron Castille checks porn emails for judges
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

Naseir Upshur, 30-offer TE, talks Penn State game visit; to visit Rutgers for Michigan game
The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)

“Words can not explain how this feels!!! #blessed #whynot #55 #doublenickel #celtics”
Twitter / Tim Frazier

Vincenzo Joseph v. Mike Kemerer - OVERTIME - 2014 PIAA Championship Final 138 lb.

“From our football beat: Brandon's statement exposes institutional dysfunction within the Athletic Department:”
Twitter / Alejandro Zúñiga

“If the #NittanyLions land Top247 CB Jordan Whitehead, #PennState will commits from the top six in-state prospects:”
Twitter / Steve Wiltfong

THON 2015 Promo

Two defendants in Turnpike corruption case seek deal for probation without verdict
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Penn State football hosts recruits for Northwestern game - Photo Gallery

Mailbag: Guess What I Got A Lot Of Email About

PA Government IP Address Removed Unflattering Information About GOP Governor On Wikipedia

Financial winners from NCAA's conference realignments begin to take shape

Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg's Heisman Trophy odds tumble after Northwestern loss
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Garry Gilliam gets to show off his versatility at TE for Seahawks; Richard Sherman on Denver

What We Talk About When We Talk About Syracuse Football's Platinum Uniforms
Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician

Penn State needs to balance its offense

UPUA faces transparency issues for closing doors to discussion
The Daily Collegian (Penn State University)

“Missed this earlier, but huge pickup for #PennState wrestling in top-ranked 145 pounder Vincenzo Joseph out of Central Catholic.”
Twitter / Greg Pickel

Penn State women’s volleyball: Hancock, Gonzalez honored by Big Ten
Centre Daily Times

“Norman Horn walks across the U.S. 2 benefit Four Diamonds Fund. @coast2coastFTK @fourdiamonds”
Twitter / Dan Gleiter

Bye week comes at right time to help Penn State depth issues
Fox News

NCAA Women's Basketball - Coaches Poll
USA Today

10 Spot: 10 worst Week 5 performances
Sporting News

Technically Truthful Is The Worst Kind Of Truthful

“That the statement came from Brandon and Hoke was allowed to bumble through that presser says who is out and who is trying to save his job.”
Twitter / Andy Staples

Ted Field, Rutgers commit, kicked off high school team for missing film study to attend Rutgers-Tulane
The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)

Couch: Huskers meet Big Ten's actual 'new bully'
Lansing State Journal

No quick fix: Penn State's offensive line back to Square One after Northwestern showing
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

“For reasons that have nothing to do with football, @TambaHali91 will always be one of my favorite PSU players.”
Twitter / Scott Paterno

“That get off and swipe by Tomba Hali was a thing of beauty! #KCvsNE #WeArePennState”
Twitter / Tyoka Jackson

“Welcome to the new Michigan. MT @sjkauf: Students chanting 'Done with Dave' as they march to the President house.’”
Twitter / Richard Deitsch

“¯\_(ツ)_/¯ RT @AceAnbender: So this is basically the rally right now. Yes, that’s an OSU hoodie.”
Twitter / Matt d

“Vacated Victory #9 | Jan 1, 1999, 26-14 over Kentucky”
Twitter / PS4RS

Greg Schiano stays: When Rutgers football beat Michigan in 2007
Asbury Park Press (Asbury Park, N.J.)

FCC votes to drop sports blackouts; NFL says it won't change

“Don't forget! FREE #PSULearn2Curl this Saturday at 2:30pm! Come out and trying Curling!”
Twitter / Pegula Ice Arena

U-M president, regents mum on Hoke and Brandon's handling of Shane Morris injuries
The Bay City Times (Bay City, Mich.)

UCF's George O'Leary accused of racist remarks in suit
USA Today

Rutgers QB Gary Nova on illegal forward passes: 'I should be more aware'
The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)

Safety is “always our top priority,” except when it isn’t… in football and hospitals
Lean Blog

Monday Notebook: Eying up Michigan
Scarlet Nation

“Can't wait to set those nets on fire and bring the Lithuanian heat to Happy Valley! #B1G #PSU”
Twitter / Deividas Zemgulis

“That last RT is from Vincenzo Joseph who becomes Penn State's first wrestling commitment in the Class of 2015. Projects as a 149-pounder”
Twitter / Tim Owen

Hoke is a joke, but nothing funny about Michigan playing with QB's life
CBS Sports

“SportsCenter helicopter feed of Michigan AD protest. #NotTheOnion”
Twitter /

Michigan Reportedly Interviewed Sumlin In 2010/2011 Search

Lightning strikes behind Beaver Stadium as a storm passes through Happy Valley this evening. (Photo: @WxDeFlitch)
inagist / TDC Men's Hockey

Penn State welcomes bye week
San Antonio Express-News

HEISER: Nittany Nation should take a lesson from Rodgers and R-E-L-A-X
The York Dispatch (York, Pa.)

Hancock Earns AVCA National Player of the Week Honor

Pac-12 Football: Ranking the Best Coaching Jobs to This Point in the 2014 Season
Bleacher Report

September’s Not Top 10 College Football Plays
Lost Lettermen

Michigan's defense looks to regroup, Greg Mattison calls Rutgers 'one of the best offenses we'll play'
The Bay City Times (Bay City, Mich.)

Ranking Quarterbacks in Power Five Conferences by Interceptions Per Attempt
Bleacher Report

Harvesting Alabama recruits: Southern Miss sells close proximity to overlooked recruits
The Birmingham News

Pornsylvania, where politics is hard-core
The Philadelphia Inquirer

“Michigan releasing a statement at 12:52 AM is a special kind of PR.”
Twitter / Ben Jones

“At 1 a.m., Michigan finally admitted they allowed Shane Morris to play with a concussion:”
Twitter / SB Nation

Kane disclosure sets standard, deterrence
Republican & Herald (Pottsville, Pa.)

Minnesota rises as Big Ten falls
Minnesota Daily (University of Minnesota)

Jaguars' Bortles is mirror image of Steelers' Roethlisberger
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

UCF football looking to step up run game and run defense against Houston
Orlando Sentinel

Former UCF Coach Paul Ferraro Sues School for Wrongful Termination
Bleacher Report

“#PennState football hosts big time recruits for NW game including Jordan Whitehead. @PennLive”
Twitter / Joe Hermitt

“4-star DB Jordan Whitehead will commit on Friday at 2:30 p.m. It's between PSU, OSU, WVU and Pitt. (Photo via @TomVH)”
Twitter / Collegian Football

“'An Evening with Eric Barron.' (@ Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia, PA)”
Twitter / Tom Shakely

“It’s 6 p.m. Chants of ‘Fire Brandon’ have begun. (And now they’ve stopped.)”
Twitter / Alejandro Zúñiga

Michigan AD Dave Brandon: Just another beancounter who values institution over people
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Penn State's Franklin welcomes bye week
The York Dispatch (York, Pa.)

Sad fan index, week five

Controversy swirls around Michigan Coach Brady Hoke
Los Angeles Times

Big Ten Football Roundup: Now with less Brandon, Hoke, and Morris
Maize n Brew

House in South Bend, Indiana, where Knute Rockne lived at time of death goes on market for $500,000

Ohio State football: Is the Big Ten bouncing back?
Land-Grant Holy Land

#19 Nebraska Cornhuskers vs #10 MSU Spartans: SUBSTANTIAL game preview
The Sports Bank

Fan Line: Penn State was outplayed and outcoached; what a great run by the City Islanders
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

“Michigan admits QB Shane Morris was let back into the game after suffering a concussion”
Twitter / Bleacher Report

Michigan AD blames poor communication for allowing Shane Morris to play with a concussion
SB Nation

“#Michigan AD Dave Brandon released a statement on the Shane Morris incident. At 1 a.m., of course. Here it is:”
Twitter / Greg Pickel

Finding out everything about PA's sexy emails scandal may require original computer equipment, private tech investigator says
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Lambert Meadowlands Trophy Week 5: The One In Which Rutgers Climbs Into The Top Spot
BC Interruption

Forde-Yard Dash: Which undefeated teams will survive October?
Yahoo! Canada Sports

AllThingsSports :: Power Ranking the Power 5 Conferences: No. 5 B1G 10

The Big Ten's strengths, weaknesses and Michigan ... again
Bucky's 5th Quarter

Football: Fitzgerald offers ample areas for improvement at weekly news conference
The Daily Northwestern

“#PSU Pres Reception with Alumni Assn at Phila Marriott”
Twitter / wensilver

Penn State rests up as they roll into bye week
Delaware County Daily Times (Upper Darby Township, Pa.)

Stanford gives No. 9 Irish first tough test
The News Journal

Pa. to investigate handling of Tutko case
WHTM-TV (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Frank Molinaro named assistant wrestling coach at Penn State
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Penn State notebook: Players get light workload during bye week
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Penn State's Franklin hopes for healing, improving during bye week
Lebanon Daily News

James Franklin Big Ten Coaches' Teleconference

College Football Playoff poll, AP, FWAA, Condoleezza Rice: Conflicting polls could portend dicey decisions for College Football Playoff committee
Daily Press (Hampton Roads, Va.)

Bye week comes at right time to help Penn State depth issues
Greenfield Daily Reporter (Greenfield, Ind.)

Nittany Lions licking their wounds during bye week Injuries only one part of the problem for PSU
The Times-Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)

Penn State's offensive tackle options: It's Donovan Smith and The Freshmen
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Frank Molinaro Returns to Happy Valley
D1 College Wrestling

Congressman urges Big Ten to investigate Michigan concussion
CBS Sports

College Football Spotlight: College Football’s Best Month Will Get Started With A Bang
CBS New York

Pornographic email, parents charged in boy's death, bands, bars and Penn State: things to know
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Wisconsin Badgers: Wild games the rule against Northwestern
Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)

Badgers with work to do heading into Big Ten play
The Badger Herald

Thrasher meeting with Stokes, FSU interim president
Tallahassee Democrat

Film Room: Northwestern's Run Defense vs. Wisconsin's Run Offense
Inside NU

Every College Football Power 5 Conference Team's September MVP
Bleacher Report

Which is the real Northwestern?
Inside NU

Pro sports leagues sue over Christie's sports betting plan; Lesniak readies repeal of state ban
The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)

“Basically, yes, Shane Morris did have a concussion. AD Brandon regrets more wasn't done. Says no one knew -- so policy there must change.”
Twitter / Josh Moyer

MGOBLUE.COM Michigan Athletics Statement Regarding Student-Athlete Safety and Welfare
MGoBlue (University of Michigan)

PA's top judge says colleagues snared in porn scandal will 'have to pay the piper'

College Football Can Do Something About Reviewing Field Goals, But It Hasn’t

Michigan Wolverines apologize for how injury to QB Shane Morris handled (video)

Michigan admits mistakes in treatment of Shane Morris
USA Today

Indifference a bigger enemy to Big Ten than ineptness
The Orange County Register

No. 17 Wisconsin looks to get potent ground game off to faster start at Northwestern
Greenfield Daily Reporter (Greenfield, Ind.)


PSU wraps up big recruiting weekend
The Times-Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)

After ugly loss, Penn State turns its attention to recruiting
The York Dispatch (York, Pa.)

Was Pedophile Jerry Sandusky the Tip of the Iceberg in Pennsylvania?
Susan Katz Keating

Worst traffic /parking en route to Beaver Stadium in 26 years, 09/27
Black Shoe Diaries

“Reporters ask whether CYS 'dropped the ball.' We're going to get that side of the story soon, and @edmarsico will share story when he can”
Twitter / Christine Vendel

“Big day tomorrow for Penn State hoops. 4-star guard Levan Alston announcing at 8am. Would give Chambers four 4-star commits out of last 5”
Twitter / Ben Jones

Corbett wants a ticket to the peep-show
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn State's offensive line struggles and remains a work in progress
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

Pilato Adds Franco Harris, Herb Hand, Others to Mural
Onward State

Penn State must fix O-line trouble
The Altoona Mirror

Penn State Football: Franklin's Promise x 9 — “We Will Get This Fixed”

“ICYMI More Michigan recruits are reconsidering the Wolverines after this weekend's issues in Ann Arbor.”
Twitter / RecruitingNation

“JoeBa, Tim Curley, Mario Lemieux & Graham Spanier at Pittsburgh's Consol Energy Arena discussing Penn State MHKY.”
Twitter / Mark Horgas

Pornsylvania, where politics is hard-core

In new program, Penn State fraternities pick up trash from Beaver Stadium
The Daily Collegian (Penn State University)

Hackenberg,Penn State take a beating - Sports
The Standard Speaker (Hazleton, Pa.)

“With the win, #PSUVB moves to 14-1 on the year and 2-0 in the #B1G having won the last 11 consecutive matches.”
Twitter / PennStateVolleyball

“Gotta be who you are in this world no matter what”
Twitter / Donovan Smith

Incumbent governors fear wipeout

Top judge warns of more fallout from porn emails

Castille Fires Warning at Judges Snared in Pornography Scandal

Penn State's flaws exposed

Clinton County caseworker launched the sex abuse case against Jerry Sandusky.
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

The Fireable Offense of Brady Hoke
Yahoo! Sports

Michigan reportedly looks into Boston College, UConn athletic directors
SB Nation

"Why I love PSU! Thanks #WeAre"
Instagram / man_of_still75

“@CoachHand today #WeAre 0-1. Not YouAre, #WeAre . This is a family. Tomorrow #WeAre 0-0. All 3 phases struggled. #WeAre going to get better!”
Twitter / Gardner Sorrell

Jim Harbaugh, Kevin Sumlin, Bret Bielema: Urban Meyer-type dream hires for every Big Ten school
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

DA investigates Children and Youth Services role in Jarrod Tutko Jr. case
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Franklin promises a fix
Times News Online

“Broadcast Announcement: #PSUvsMICH will air on ESPN2.”
Twitter / Penn State Football

Corbett's Inaction on Sexually Explicit Emails Goes Back Months
Fresh Start PA

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh not interested in Michigan Wolverines job
Sports Illustrated

Brady Hoke Comments on Decision to Let QB Shane Morris Return After Hit to Head
Bleacher Report

“Top judge says porn emails may force some cases to be re-tried:”
Twitter / witfnews

“Hermits Alum Jack Crawford (@Sack_Religious)is not fooled by the Saints' fake punt and records his first NFL sack”
Twitter / HermitAthletics

B1G Bowl Projections: I Wanna Die Edition
The Crimson Quarry

Rutgers-Michigan feels a little like Rutgers-Penn State
Asbury Park Press (Asbury Park, N.J.)

“@MtNittany Sunday 9/28/14... A higher perspective.”
Twitter / Michael Houtz

Ohio State Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for the Month of October
Bleacher Report

Twitter / Penn State Football

Michigan's Problem Isn't Commercialism; Michigan's Problem Is It Stinks

A year can change a lot in B1G landscape - Big Ten Blog

“PA Supreme Court Chief Justice @RonCastille: Porn-viewing judges must 'pay the piper' in @PAAttorneyGen email scandal”
Twitter / Chris Brennan

Castille: Porn-viewing judges must "pay the piper"

“After 4 months, @GovernorCorbett is apparently still deciding if distributing porn on state email & state time is inappropriate. #PAgov”
Twitter / FreshStartPA

Porn at work: Corbett, Kane must end a raunchy office culture
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Ten years ago, we saw PSU's O-line get both QBs killed in the first half at Camp Randall. Nearly same OL helped win the Big Ten next season.”
Twitter / Derek Levarse

“Love this! RT @csweddle: Sue Paterno boogies down with @NittanyLion during Guard the Lion Shrine.”
Twitter / The Nittany Lion

Homecoming 2014 Recap

Williams: Analyzing the Penn State upset
Inside NU

Polls: Wolf maintains lead, GOP lines up behind Corbett
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Michigan Coach Faces Criticism For Keeping QB In Play (NPR interview with John U. Bacon)
Here And Now

“This weekend, we asked Penn Staters what homecoming meant to them. See their answers here:”
Twitter / The Daily Collegian

“The Human Wall: Andrew Wolverton tallies school-record 29th shutout: (via @PennStateMSOC)”
Twitter / NCAA

"My favorite TD celebration today"

These Ten Things: Don't block your own teammate
CBS Sports

Big Ten, stop the MAC madness: Flash some cash on big-name coaches, starting at Michigan
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

Ranking the Power 5 Football Conferences after week 5
Before It's News

“Why I love PSU! Thanks #WeAre”
Twitter / Devon Still

Leftover thoughts from Penn State/Northwestern weekend ...
The Altoona Mirror

Monday Notebook: Nittany Lions Begin First Bye Week

Rutgers listed as 3.5-point favorites over Michigan
The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)

Did any Pennsylvania judges receive 'porngate' emails? Chief justice wants to know
ABA Journal

Michigan Football: Brady Hoke Defends Leaving QB Shane Morris in Game
Lost Lettermen

Report: John Harbaugh not interested in potential Michigan job
CBS Sports

Big Ten Football: Most Surprising Storylines Thus Far in the Conference
Bleacher Report

MetLife relationship should continue
The Daily Orange

“No names. Love it. Great move for homecoming”
Twitter / Scott Paterno

Penn State-Michigan primetime clash to air on ESPN2

“Homecoming 2014 Recap: via @YouTube”
Twitter / Aaron

“AG Kane lets Corbett aides view porn images from emails:”
Twitter / Keystone Report

Patriots know Hali's effort makes him dangerous
Comcast SportsNet New England

FSU's Jimbo Fisher upset by NC State's fake injury accusations

College Football, Week 5
Houston Press

Stock report: Ameer Abdullah rises, Christian Hackenberg falls

CFB AM: Top 5 hilarious Photoshops of Ohio State coach body slam
FOX Sports

“Why has @GovernorCorbett sat on knowledge of officials exchanging pornography on state time for 4 months? #PAgov”
Twitter / FreshStartPA

Northwestern stuns Nittany Lions - Sports
The Standard Speaker (Hazleton, Pa.)

Experiencing the World
Scooter in the Sticks

Three takeaways from Northwestern’s 29-6 win over Penn State
The Daily Northwestern

Power Ranking Big Ten After College Football Week 5
Rant Sports

Attorney general lets Corbett aides view pornographic images from emails
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Corbett, Castille press for names, details on porn e-mails
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Rutgers teammates' wisecracks end with TD for Butler grad Turzilli
Daily Record

Cobs of the Week: Penn State, Michigan, Temple, and Stewart Mandel
Corn Nation

Penn State soccer, volleyball, field hockey go 10-0 for the week
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Rutgers QB Gary Nova not thinking about legacy, only focused on defeating Michigan
The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)

Michigan has to fire Brady Hoke
SB Nation

Penn State-Michigan Primetime Clash To Air on ESPN2

BLOG: 50th Anniversary of Women In Sport Celebration

What does homecoming mean to you?

UMass safety Trey Dudley-Giles not seriously injured after leaving Bowling Green game with foot contusion

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Penn State struggles in loss to Northwestern - Sports
Waynesboro Record Herald

“Castille Fires Warning at Judges Snared in Pornography Scandal”
Twitter / Sy Snyder

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s Staffers Allegedly Circulated Pornographic Emails
The Frisky

Porn-viewing judges must ‘pay the piper’
Lodi News-Sentinel

Pennsylvania attorney general pornography scandal: Work email used by alleged perpetrators.
Slate Magazine

Behind the numbers of Northwestern's outstanding defense
Inside NU

UMass wide receiver Tajae Sharpe continues to rack up big numbers in breakout junior season

Weekend Rewind: Big Ten

The Whistlestop Tour: Week 5 of Big Ten Football
Hammer and Rails

Creepin' The B1G: Week 5 Recap
Black Shoe Diaries

Chuck McGill: College football turns it up a notch as calendar flips
Charleston Daily Mail

2014 College football rankings, Week 6: Near upsets mean little movement
On The Banks

“FINAL: #PennStateFutbol 1, Michigan 0. Maloney goal in the 57th & Wolverton is PSU's all-time shutout king! #WeAre”
Twitter / #PennStateFutbol

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