Sign in or sign up  

PSU: Football · Recruiting · M Basketball · W Basketball · M Hockey · W Hockey · M Volleyball · W Volleyball · Wrestling
Columns / List     NewerOlder / OlderNewer

Special: Joe Paterno · Sandusky Scandal · THON · Conference Realignment

B1G: Football · Basketball
Mobile Layout

Penn State Football (beta*)

Check out Ray Blehar's Second Mile Sandusky Scandal blog.
 < Newer  
Show Sandusky Scandal stories / Hide
Show Tweets / Hide

Nick Bosa Undergoes Surgery on Core Muscle Injury; No Timetable for Return ()
Bleacher Report

Illinois Football: Illini fan expectations for the Penn State game ()
Writing Illini

Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa has surgery for abdominal injury; no timetable for return ()
The Daily Collegian

Know the Foe: Penn State Nittany Lions ()

Big Ten's bad week could impact playoff hopes ()
Buckeye Xtra Sports

Penn State football vs. Illinois: How to watch Friday, what to know ()
York Daily Record (York, Pa.)

Heisman watch: Scoring spree keeps Penn State's Trace McSorley in race ()
York Daily Record (York, Pa.)

Penn State has Big Ten's best gameday experience; Lions freshmen impress, and more ()

Big Ten Preview and BSD Challenge - Week 4 ()
Black Shoe Diaries

Midweek Musings - This Football Team is Playing like a Young Team ()
Black Shoe Diaries

Horrific weekend for Big Ten leaves west division open and raises stakes in the conference’s biggest games ()
The Daily Collegian

Black Shoes, Basic Podcast: Illinois Preview (Ep. #8) ()
Black Shoe Diaries

No. 10 Penn State at Illinois: Game Preview ()
Black Shoe Diaries

Illinois RB Mike Epstein Poised For Breakout Season ()
The Village Reporter

Week 3 Power Rankings - Power Rankings ()

Brett McMurphy Unveils His New Year's Six Predictions After Week 3 ()
The Spun

Joe Burrow Says Auburn Crowd Trumps Tough Penn State Environment ()

Penn State Prepares For First Big 10 Game Of The Season ()

Penn State Football shows off its youth ()

Penn state football: Nittany Lions looking healthy as Big Ten slate looms ()
The Powder Blues

The Pepsi Tailgate Tour Is Coming To A Football Stadium Near You This Fall — Here’s Why You Should Check It Out ()

Penn State Opens Big 10 Play with Rare Friday Night Game at Illinois ()

Big Ten doesn’t need to use Friday nights ()
The Altoona Mirror

Penn State’s Tommy Stevens: Is it Finally Time to Show Urban The Lion Legend? ()

Penn State: ‘Gifted’ punter Blake Gillikin has NFL talent ()
Centre Daily Times

Penn State football's QB Sean Clifford is proving himself; Tommy Stevens back from injury, Video ()

Scenes from Penn State football practice as they prepare for Illinois ()

Penn State Football: Backup QB situation ranks as elite ()
Victory Bell Rings

Injuries, wrestling and scout team | Jan Johnson's journey to living his dream as Penn State's starting middle linebacker ()
The Daily Collegian

After getting a taste of the spotlight, quarterback Sean Clifford keeps working for his shot ()
The Daily Collegian

In Penn State’s secondary, Tariq Castro-Fields is cementing himself as a primary option ()
The Daily Collegian

Penn State football’s Friday Night Lights ()
The Daily Collegian


Big Uglies 'Saved' After Dispute With Beaver Stadium
Onward State

Penn State vs. Illinois Fearless Prediction, Game Preview
College Football News

Bill O’Brien blasts ‘idiotic’ racist remark by school superintendent
Centre Daily Times

Ohio State Football Probe Didn’t Attempt to Recover Deleted Texts
The Wall Street Journal

Penn State football recruiting roundup: Keaton Ellis explodes for five-touchdown performance
The Daily Collegian

Bowl projections: College Football Playoff field now includes Penn State
Hawk Central

College Football Playoff 2018: New Year's Six Projections entering Week 4
Saturday Blitz

Lovie: Tide slowly changing
The Altoona Mirror

Penn State's perfect backup quarterback: Sean Clifford's folkloric start
The Morning Call

Penn State opens Big Ten season; what head coach James Franklin is saying

Redshirt Report: Seven New Freshmen See the Field Against Kent State
Black Shoe Diaries

Chicago Tribune Names Penn State Best Big Ten Gameday Experience
Onward State

College Football '18: What to make of the Big Ten
The Game Haus

Ranking the Big Ten's game-day experiences
Chicago Tribune

Rare Friday game on tap for Penn State - Sports
Burlington County Times

Franklin appreciating his role as black coach
The Altoona Mirror

The Check Down: Trace McSorley spreads the love in a big way
The Daily Collegian

App State football program deals with Florence
Watauga Democrat

Wisconsin takes a drop from the top spot of the B1G Football Power Poll
The Daily Gopher

B1G Notebook: League looks to bounce back from toughest non-conference day in history

Big Ten Football Standings
The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

BSD Film Room: at Illinois 2018
Black Shoe Diaries

Penn State Football: Clifford Enjoying His Moment In Spotlight, Even If It's Almost Over

Which Penn State football true freshman could be 'green lit' next?

Penn State and Illinois illustrate widening gap between Big Ten upper and lower classes

Shakeups all over Big Ten power rankings after bungled weekend
Lincoln Journal Star

How To Make Friday Games Not Suck
Onward State

Penn State Football - Through The Lens of Charlie Berch

Ranking the Excitement of Penn State Football's Big Ten Schedule
Armchair All-Americans

Penn State football prediction vs. Illinois: Fine-tuning one more time
York Daily Record (York, Pa.)

Nebraska game will tell us a lot about this Michigan Football team

Penn State Bowl Projections 2018: Week 3
Black Shoe Diaries

Just the Stats: Penn State at Illinois
Black Shoe Diaries

Urban Meyer returns, Big Ten looks forward
The Daily Iowan

Penn State's James Franklin calls Lovie Smith a role model; don't worry about Big Ten's bad start, and more

Success With Hyperlinking: Friday Night Lights Edition
Black Shoe Diaries

Top 7 ingredients for a Michigan football Big Ten championship...
WDIV Detroit

Michigan Football: It was a wild week in the Big Ten

Fantasy Football starts and sits for week three: Will Fitz-magic continue?
The Daily Collegian

Big Ten football roundup: First week of conference play is set to begin with Big Ten licking its wounds
The Daily Collegian


Nick Bosa Will Miss The Game Against Tulane, Maybe More …
Buckeye Wire

Let's Be Frank: Penn State's offense might be explosive, but there are several things that need to be corrected
The Daily Collegian

Dolphins’ Gesicki surprised by double-teams
Miami Herald

Kickoff time set for Ohio State football vs. Penn State

Bowl projections: College Football Playoff field now includes Penn State
USA Today

Illinois must contain Penn State's Trace McSorely to get third win

Penn State Football: Johnson Struggling Early, But History Points To Patience Being The Best Solution

Michigan Football: Predicting every Big Ten game for the Wolverines

LISTEN: SEC West or Big Ten East? Brad Nessler weighs in on the best division in college footbal
Saturday Down South

Saquon Barkley Has Been Thrown Into The Worst Situation In Football…
Higher Picks

Tommy Stevens Expected To Return To Lineup Against Illinois
Onward State

Did 'Paterno' win at the Emmys? How the HBO Film compared

Midd-West honors Franklin
The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pa.)

Illinois coach Lovie Smith praises Penn State’s Trace McSorley
Centre Daily Times

Depth Chart Week Four: Illinois
Black Shoe Diaries

Michigan opens Big Ten play eyeing end to title drought
News & Observer

Blessed & Honored: The Weekend of Julian Fleming and James Franklin
Black Shoe Diaries

Penn State Football: Offense continues diverse approach
Victory Bell Rings

Ohio State Football: 5 biggest overreactions from big win over TCU
Saturday Blitz

Before Heading Back to Football, Urban Meyer Has His Say
The New York Times

Urban Meyer Releases New Statement Before Returning To Ohio State
The Spun

Big Ten Football: Week three power rankings for 2018
Writing Illini

Big Ten power rankings: Michigan gets boost with Wisconsin loss
Detroit Free Press

Penn State-Illinois Game Notes

Two Things I Liked, Two Things I Didn’t Like: Kent State Edition
Black Shoe Diaries

Caption This: The James Franklin Utz Promo Face
Onward State

Penn State is set to get Tommy Stevens back; evaluating special teams, and more James Franklin takeaways

Illini offensive line clearing the way
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Taking a deep dive into Penn State football team's win over Kent State - Sports
The Intelligencer

College football Week 4 picks against the spread for every top-25 game
Sporting News

Big Ten power rankings: A weekend to forget
The Crimson Quarry

Nick Bosa is out this week for Ohio State vs. Tulane
NBC Sports

McGuire's Musings: Don't let the Big Ten's bad weekend distract you from Ohio State being darn good

Turning Point: Youth Watch Point-Saving Tackle By The Veteran Leader
Black Shoe Diaries

Ohio State's D-line is dominate even without Nick Bosa
Waiting For Next Year

Moorhead previews SEC opener at Kentucky in weekly press conference

FSU Football: Time to face real possibility of a losing season

Penn State can shake up College Football Playoff picture; Lovie Smith praises the Lions, and more

Illinois gained "positive experience" from loss to South Florida

College Football Surprise?Disappointing Teams: Big 10
Bilo College Football Report

Big Ten power rankings: Did Penn State move up after dominating Kent State?

Penn State Wrestling Releases 2019 Schedule
Black Shoe Diaries

MMQB - The Big Ten May (Not So Secretly) Be Terrible
Black Shoe Diaries

Way-Too-Early Ranking of 2018 Heisman Trophy Candidates
Bleacher Report

Good sign for Penn State? The last regular-season Friday game led to a national championship
The Morning Call

Penn State football: How Lions are embracing rare Friday night game
York Daily Record (York, Pa.)

Date set for Harrisburg native, former Penn State wrestling champion Ed Ruth's first Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix fight

NCAA news, notes and some scheduling suggestions as conference play starts
Volleyball Magazine Articles

Observations on another rainy day
The Altoona Mirror

Big Ten Preview: Evaluating The Threats Ahead For The Nittany Lions
Onward State

Wethersfield VB, Annawan VB, Illinois prepares for Penn State, Hawkeyes hoops expect big things this year

Michigan opens Big Ten play eyeing end to title drought
FOX Sports

Gameday Observations: Kent State
Onward State

Michigan Football: Why Nebraska is still a trap game

Best wins worst losses nonconference College Football Playoff impact

Penn State commits shine in prep play; CB Keaton Ellis, QB Michael Johnson Jr. highlight the list

Penn State Football: Week 3 Studs and Duds against Kent State
Victory Bell Rings

Improvement for Penn State As Easy As One, Two Three
Black Shoe Diaries

Ohio State Football: 2 Buckeyes lead teams to Top 10 ranking
Scarlet and Game

Illinois offensive line paving way for run game
Herald & Review

Solving second-half woes vital for Panthers
The Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, Pa.)

Nittany Lions In The NFL: Week Two Roundup
Onward State

Urban Meyer can coach Ohio State again, so why won't he just shut up and coach?

James Franklin Press Conference: Illinois
Black Shoe Diaries

Two weeks before primetime clash with Penn State, Ohio State's Urban Meyer moves toward repairing scandal damage

Big Ten Power Rankings - Week 3: Ohio State Leads the Way After an Ugly Saturday for the Big Ten
Black Shoe Diaries

Big Ten Teleconference Recap: Urban Meyer Discusses Whether the Offense Will Change with Him Back, Davon Hamilton's Progress, Kickoff Coverage
Eleven Warriors

Big Ten football’s 2018 start wasn’t as bad as it seemed
SB Nation

Penn State Football: Position grades vs Kent State
Victory Bell Rings

Nittany Lions in the NFL Week 2: Saquon-Sean Lee square off on SNF, Jesse James’ big day
The Daily Collegian

43 Random Thoughts on Kent State
Black Shoe Diaries

PSUers in the NFL 2018: Week 2
Black Shoe Diaries

5 Things We Learned This Week in College Football.
The S.O.S Call

Week 4 College Football Expert Picks, Predictions
College Football News

College Football Playoff angst drives Big Ten doomsday narrative
Lansing State Journal

Penn State vs. Ohio State: Nittany Lions, Buckeyes to play White Out in primetime at Beaver Stadium
Centre Daily Times

Kick Time Set For Penn State-Ohio State Clash
Black Shoe Diaries

10 College Football National Championship-Winning Head Coaches Who Had Rough Starts

Borough Council Approves Overnight Parking Changes

The History Of The Penn State-Illinois Football Series
Onward State

Penn State vs. Ohio State set for ABC primetime
WHTM-TV (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Penn State-Ohio State game to kick off in prime time, televised by ABC
The York Dispatch (York, Pa.)

Penn State football: Game against Ohio State will be prime time whiteout
York Daily Record (York, Pa.)

Penn State football set to take on Ohio State in primetime on ABC
The Daily Collegian

BSD MVP: DeAndre Thompkins Makes Statement Against Flashes
Black Shoe Diaries

What the World Needs Now Is Lovey
The Nittany Turkey

Penn State’s James Franklin: Miles Sanders, backups to continue rotation
Centre Daily Times

Lions prepare for first Friday night regular season game in 36 years
The Times-Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)

Penn State’s James Franklin won’t change approach for Friday night game vs. Illinois

5 bright spots for the Big Ten entering conference play
Chicago Tribune

Know Your Foe Week 4: Illinois Fighting Illini
Black Shoe Diaries

Black Shoes, Basic Podcast: Kent State Recap (Ep. #7)
Black Shoe Diaries

Commits In Action: Keaton Ellis Scores Six Touchdowns, Michael Johnson Jr. Makes His Season Debut, & More
Black Shoe Diaries

Meyer’s back in charge at Ohio St.
Morning Journal News

Penn State rolls past Kent State
Times News Online


Photos Of Saquon Barkley's GF Are Going Viral Before Tonight's Game
The Spun

Nick Bosa Injury Raises Big Questions For Buckeye Defense

Column: Handicapping the early Heisman contenders

The sorry state of football in Michigan
Marquette Mining Journal

College football: 6 teams that could shake up playoff picture
Yahoo! Sports

Pitt football: the good, the bad through 3 games

West’s embarrassing day should spark Big Ten realignment talk
The Altoona Mirror

Ten Things We Learned From Ohio State 40 - TCU 28

Freshman Jayson Oweh and second unit of defensive line maintain a ferocious standard against Kent State
The Daily Collegian

Meyer Back For No. 4 Ohio State After Day’s Nice Acting Job
The Village Reporter

Lions Wrap: The future of Penn State football was on full display against Kent State
The Daily Collegian

Ap Top 25 Takeaways: First Major Upset Shakes Big Ten
The Village Reporter

College football: Sean Clifford makes Penn State history; Purdue's Derrick Barnes and WMU's Giovanni Ricci set career-highs
Yahoo! Sports

Meyer back for Ohio State after Day’s nice acting job
The Daily Jeffersonian

Sam McKewon's Big Ten football power rankings, Sept. 17
Omaha World-Herald

Penn State offense off to historic start, but still thinks it can get better
The Daily Collegian

Ohio State Football: Buckeyes lead B1G power rankings after Week 3
Scarlet and Game

Penn State’s Beaver Stadium Advantage: 16-Win Home Streak Ranks No. 3

Hess: Wisconsin Badgers fall to the Mormons on a bizzare Saturday of college football (column)
Vail Daily News

Meyer officially back with Ohio St.
The Altoona Mirror

Still plenty to fix with Penn State football despite 3-0 start

* Please send comments, questions, and suggestions to

New sites,, and, all in beta testing.

Ray Blehar's Second Mile Sandusky Scandal blog.