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Penn State Football Returning to Play Oct. 23-24th

By: Thomas Frank Carr After over a month of back-and-forth, the Big 10 announced their return to play program this morning. While games will return to Happy Valley, fans will not be in attendance according to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg, at least to begin with. Not expecting fans at Big Ten games this fall, and do…

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Penn State Pauses After Rise In COVID Cases

By: Thomas Frank Carr   Penn State athletics has paused today after a significant rise in COVID-19 cases this week. The University releases their weekly testing results ever Wednesday and this time around, there were nearly 50 cases. “For the period of August 31-September 4, Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics conducted 920 COVID-19 tests of students with…

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Big 10 Postpones Fall Sports Until Spring

By: Thomas Frank Carr Beat Writer   After conflicting reports for the past two days, the Big 10 made it official just before 3 pm today that they were pulling the plug on fall sports, including football. Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports, who had been covering the situation broke the news Tuesday afternoon. Sources: Big…

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Penn State AD: No Fans in Stands for Fall Sports

By: Thomas Frank Carr Beat Writer, ESPN Radio 103.7 and 1450   Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour wrote an open letter to fans Thursday morning that was posted on the University Athletic’s Website gopsusports.com. In it, Barbour announced that Penn State will not be hosting fans for any fall games in 2020. Here is…

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Big 10 Schedule Released

The Big 10 announced their schedule this morning on the Big 10 Network. Here is Penn State’s part of the 2020 schedule, which will start on September 5th.   Sept. 5: Northwestern Sept. 12: @ Indiana Sept. 19: @ Michigan Sept. 26: Michigan State Oct. 3: @ Rutgers Oct. 10: Bye Week Oct. 17: Maryland…

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Big 10 to Release 2020 Schedule Wednesday Morning

Below is a press release from the Big 10 this morning in regards to the updated 2020 Schedule.     Today at 8:30 a.m. ET, BTN will provide live coverage of the soon-to-be-released 2020 Big Ten Football Schedule. BTN Live will begin live at 8:30 a.m. ET in advance of the 8:45 a.m. ET schedule release by the Big Ten Conference.…

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Mid-Penn Conference Pushes Start Date to September

The Mid-Penn Conference announced yesterday that they have pushed the start date back for fall sports by a month due to schools in the conference starting at later times. The earliest start date for practice of fall sports is now September 4th.   Here is their full announcement on Twitter from yesterday.   In response…

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A Letter from Penn State AD Sandy Barbour

Below is a message from Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour on the Big 10’s decision to go to conference-only games this fall.   We find ourselves in extremely challenging times, with uncertainty and difficult decisions facing us at perhaps each turn. Today, the Big Ten Conference announced a move to conference-only schedules in all…

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Patrick Mahomes Agrees to Massive Contract

To say the Kansas City Chiefs made it a priority to lock down quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES would be a HUGE understatement.     They just signed him to a massive contract extension that’ll pay him at least $450 million over the next 10 years . . . and potentially more than HALF A BILLION DOLLARS.     The…

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Buffalo Wing Ice Cream??

The Lake Effect Ice Cream shop in Buffalo, New York just launched a new flavor this week . . . BUFFALO WING, made with Frank’s RedHot Sauce and, apparently, you can really taste that flavor. Wold you try it? So far, reactions are mixed.  On Lake Effect’s Facebook page, there are a lot of people saying…

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Five Things We’re Buying Memorial Day Weekend

Gas.  Americans spent an average of $48 on gas during last year’s Memorial Day weekend, which is an increase from $41 in 2017. Hotels.  We spent 37% more on hotels for Memorial Day last year than the average day in 2018. Tourist attractions.  We spent 101% more at amusement parks for Memorial Day weekend last…

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YOU are the IT Problem

  A new survey found 62% of IT workers think YOU are your #1 security threat . . . because you probably do things like use weak passwords, and open dangerous emails.  Here are four more common mistakes you might be making . . . You’re not protecting your phone’s lock screen.  The worst thing you can…

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Five Things To Look Forward To In April

It’s April 1st!  Despite waking up with snow on the ground, here are five things to look forward to this month! Lots of big sporting events.  The Final Four is this Saturday, and the Championship Game is next Monday.  Also, the NHL playoffs start April 9th . . . The Masters starts April 11th . . . and the NBA playoffs get started on April…

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Plants Don’t Clean the Air in Your House

Have you filled your home with plants to clean the air and protect your lungs?  If so, I hope you like the way they look . . . A new article from the magazine “The Atlantic” says the idea that houseplants purify the air is basically just a MYTH. They talked to a few different experts who…

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Lady Lions Free Ticket Window Winner

Congratulations to Mikala Jordan of Beech Creek, who won a pair of tickets to the senior day game for Lady Lion’s basketball this weekend. The Lady Lions taken on Nebraska Saturday at 3 pm and Mikala will be going (with a friend)! Thank you to everyone who played and keep coming back to the Free…

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STSJ- Exclusive Patrick Chambers Interview Post Michigan Upset

Penn State Men’s Basketball head coach Patrick Chambers joins Sports Talk with Steve Jones after the Nittany Lions 75-69 win over Michigan at the Bryce Jordan Center on February 12th. Listen to the full interview below. Steve and Coach Chambers the evolution of their “small lineup”, the group leadership and accountability of the team, and…

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Free Ticket Window Winner: Lady Lions vs Iowa

Congratulations to Jessica Rogers of State College! She won tickets to see the Lady Lions face Iowa Sunday February 3rd at the Bryce Jordan Center at 2 pm by signing up at the Free Ticket Window. Thank you to everyone who participated this week. Keep signing up and listening for your chance to win more…

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Free Ticket Window Winner: Lady Lions vs Rutgers

Congratulations to Timothy Shimmel of Bellefonte. He won a four pack of tickets to see the Lady Lions take on Rutgers at the Bryce Jordan Center this Sunday at 2 pm. Thank you to everyone who signed up at the Free Ticket Window. Keep coming back for more great prizes!

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Free Ticket Window- Lady Lions Winner

Congratulations to Michael Snyder of Clearfield! He won a pair of tickets to see the Lady Lions play Illinois at the Bryce Jordan Center on January 12th through the Free Ticket Window! Thank you to everyone who entered. Check back often for more chances to win great prizes at The Free Ticket Window!

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TSO Ticket Tuesday Winner

Congratulations to Kristi Thompson, our final TSO Ticket Tuesday winner. She won tickets to see the Trans Siberian Orchestra’s Ghosts of Christmas Eve Tour at the Bryce Jordan Center on Friday November 16th. Thanks to everyone for playing and keep checking back at Forever State College dot com for more prizes and contests.