Penn State

As Penn State kicker’s weight made him into a meme, it nearly drove him to suicide

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The plan had been to swallow 50 sleeping pills and end it. That’s what Joey Julius kept telling himself last March, when he walked into Penn State’s football facility on a Monday morning and stepped on a scale for the first time in weeks. The number mortified him. He no longer …

Sports

Flies are even more disgusting than we thought, acting as 'airborne shuttles' for disease

The flies in your home, at your picnic, and at the local food court may be even grosser than you thought. A new study finds that they are crawling …

Biology

Penn State players to enjoy a homecoming at Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – As one of James Franklin’s first recruits out of Maryland for Penn State, Marcus Allen has been referred to as the team’s …

College Football

Big Ten picks: Can we (please) pretend that last week never happened?

After getting blanked last week, I’m down for some revisionist history.<p>Fortunately, I know the perfect guy to grant me that wish: Michigan running back Karan Higdon, who said of last season’s tilt with Ohio State, “I think everyone knows we definitely won that game.”<p>Technically, Ohio State finished …

College Football

Pioneer Press Big Ten football picks: Week 13

Gophers beat reporter Andy Greder picks Saturday’s games:<b>FRIDAY</b><b>IOWA at NEBRASKA, 3 p.m. FS1</b><br>Mike Hlas of the Cedar Rapids Gazette wrote it best: …

College Football

College Football Playoff rankings: Top 25 scores, schedule for week 13

The College Football Playoff rankings for Week 13 are out and Alabama remained in the No. 1 spot, but Miami and Clemson flip-flopped at Nos. 2 and 3. …

College Football

Saturday's matchup, prediction: Ohio State at Michigan

<b>TV:</b> 11 a.m. Saturday, FOX-32.<p><b>Line:</b> Ohio State by 111/2.<p><b>Records:</b> Ohio State 9-2, 7-1 Big Ten; Michigan 8-3, 5-3.<p><b>Last meeting:</b> Ohio State's 30-27 double-overtime win on Nov. 26, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio, was one of college football's greatest games — unless you're a Michigan fan convinced J.T. Barrett …

College Football

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Shopping

BSD Prediction Roundtable: Maryland

People are losing their minds for some reason because Franklin emptied the bench on Senior Day and Nebraska’s starters scored points well after the …

College Football

Scouting Report - #1 Penn State At #7 Minnesota - Battle Of Titans

This scouting report will focus on the last relevant regular season match the Big Ten has to offer---#1 Penn State at #7 Minnesota. Current Photo via …

Volleyball

Seidel's crystal ball: Will Ohio State run U-M off field?

CLOSE<p>Michigan assistant coach Pep Hamilton gives an update the Michigan football quarterback situation.<p>Think about how the story line has changed at …

College Football

Q&A with Black Shoe Diaries ahead of Maryland-Penn State

There is one Maryland football game remaining in 2017 (unless things get crazy). The Terps, who have limped through Big Ten play en route to a 4-7 …

College Football

We Did The Math, And This Is How Much Being In A Sorority Will Cost You

There are many good reasons to join a sorority, but the benefits come with a pretty large price tag.<p>Some people think joining a sorority is basically …

College & University

SEC bowl projections roundup following Week 12

Heading into rivalry week, the SEC bowl picture is becoming clearer, with nine SEC squads qualified for postseason play.<p>Rivalry week this weekend is …

College Football

Holiday Bowl watch: Michigan-Arizona most likely matchup, but much remains to be decided

The 40th annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl is now six weeks away. Here’s a look at how things are shaping up in the Big Ten and …

College Football

West Virginia Announces 2018 Schedule

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Highlighted by 23 home games and 21 games against teams that qualified for the NCAA Tournament in 2017, West Virginia University …

College Basketball

Behind Enemy Lines Q&A: Ohio State Week

Guys, the season has really flown by, hasn't it? I remember my first ever edition of Behind Enemy Lines way back in week two against the Cincinnati …

College Football

Leistikow's Week 13 B1G picks: The magic number for Iowa, Akrum Wadley at Nebraska

CLOSE<p>Iowa RB Akrum Wadley says this Hawkeye team wants to be remembered as one that finished.<p>Is this the week for Akrum Wadley?<p>“I’m 100 and some …

College Football

It’s now time to set the College Cup field. Get your shopping done, grab some leftovers, and then enjoy some high stakes soccer action. Here’s all the information you need to enjoy. Date Time (EST) Teams Broadcast 11/24 5:00 pm Stanford vs Penn State PAC-12 Network 11/24 5:00 pm Duke vs Baylor WatchESPN 11/24 6:00 […]

It’s now time to set the College Cup field. Get your shopping done, grab some leftovers, and then enjoy some high stakes soccer action. Here’s all …

Women's Soccer

Lexi Hart and her Minnesota teammates host Penn State in the top match of the weekend.

The regular season concludes Friday and Saturday with some mega matches.<p>Our favorite clash features top-ranked <b>Penn State</b> traveling to <b>Minnesota</b>. While …

College Football

11/20-11/26

Access live Big Ten volleyball and other Big Ten sports across the FloSports network by becoming an annual FloPRO subscriber to get universal …

Volleyball

Three of the College Football Playoff’s Unwritten Rules Could Be Ready to Fall

We used to struggle to figure out what the BCS computers valued when it came time to determine who would play in college football’s national …

College Football

Interesting Penn State recruiting prediction, some season finale notes, and more talking points

Penn State vs Michigan, Oct. 21, 2017<p>Penn State fans cheer during the third quarter on Oct. 21, 2017. Joe Hermitt | jhermitt@pennlive.com

College Football

Is 1I/’Oumuamua an Alien Spacecraft? | AstroWright

No, I don’t think there’s any reason to think it is, but there’s lots of chatter on Twitter that suggest astronomers think it could be:<p>It seems …

Aliens

25 Of The 64 NCAA Tournament Slots Are Already In The Bag

Each of the 32 NCAA Division I women’s volleyball conference champions receives an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament.<p>With 20 conference …

Volleyball

Kent State fires football coach Paul Haynes after loss to Akron

In this Sept. 2016 file photo, Kent State head coach Paul Haynes works the sideline against Penn State during the first half of a game in State …

Ohio

Lehigh's win over Michigan jumps Mountain Hawks into top five of USA Today/NWCA Division I Coaches Poll

Manheim, Pennsylvania -- Lehigh's 27-8 victory this past weekend over then-No. 4 Michigan shook up the top ten teams in this week's USA Today/NWCA …

College Basketball

Who Won Signing Day?

Seven high school seniors made their commitment to Penn State official in the early signing period. Those seven athletes — six of whom are ranked in …

Volleyball

Activists file lawsuit challenging Trump immigration changes

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Nurimaro Park, 26, is one of about 800,000 people who had benefited from an Obama-era program that extended protections to …

Immigration

Texas A&M Has the Framework and Tools to be an SEC Contender

NEW YORK — Projecting the SEC champion in the preseason has been a pretty simple exercise since John Calipari showed up at Kentucky in 2009. He has …

College Basketball