Hi everyone, I saw the recent post requesting guest bloggers and asked John if they'd be interested. They must be desperate, because he said yes. About me: I received my Ph.D. from Penn State's Agricultural Economics department, but I escaped taking the absolute minimum number of classes I could get...
In just over a week, the Nittany Lions will take the field with new coaches, new playbooks and some new teammates as they formally begin the 2014 season with spring practice. Gone are familiar faces like Allen Robinson, Glenn Carson and Malcolm Willis. Show More Summary
Penn State's offense will look very different come August. Not only schematically, as the team adjusts to a new playbook, but from a personnel standpoint. The Nittany Lions will have to replace star receiver Allen Robinson, who accounted...Show More Summary
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel will routinely provide a look at John Urschel’s Diary: Road To The NFL Draft - -
In 1995, Mike McQueary threw a touchdown late in garbage time of a Penn State blowout over Rutgers. Then-Rutgers coach Doug Graber and Joe Paterno got into a shouting match after the game because Graber thought Paterno was running up the score. Show More Summary
Former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary is once again at the center of controversy over something that happened years ago. McQueary is best known as the whistleblower in the Jerry Sandusky case that cast a shadow over the Penn State football program and took down its legendary coach Joe Paterno. Show More Summary
Penn State basketball appears to be on the rise. The post The Lions’ Roar appeared first on SLAMonline.
Much like two years ago when Bill O'Brien took over the helm at Penn State, the Nittany Lions find themselves in a state of transition. Unlike last time, though, every position coach has been changed along with the head coach. Following...Show More Summary
Child abuse is a reliable predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder, but not all maltreated children suffer from it, according to Chad Shenk, assistant professor of human development and family studies, Penn State, who examined why some maltreated children develop PTSD and some do not. read more
So far, James Franklin has put his money where his mouth is. In the short time he's had to focus on the 2015 recruiting class, Franklin has lived up to his "dominate the state" mantra. Of the seven players currently committed to the class, five are Pennsylvania natives. Show More Summary
McQueary is suing Penn State for at least $4 million.
Each March, college football teams across the country relinquish early-morning workouts in shorts and shirts in favor of actual football practice. The Nittany Lions are less than two weeks away from spring practice, a four-week period that will culminate on Blue-White Weekend with the annual Blue-White spring game on April 12 at 1:30 p.m. Show More Summary
ESPN The Magazine has a big profile on Mike McQueary, the former Penn State assistant coach who testified to seeing Jerry Sandusky sexually assault a young boy in the shower in 2001. The biggest revelation to come out of the story is...Show More Summary
Mike McQueary, the former Penn State player and assistant coach who saw Jerry Sandusky sexually abusing a child in the shower, may have been abused as a child and gambled on his own team while he was a backup quarterback under the late Joe Paterno. Show More Summary
An often-recurring element of the Twitter age in sports is the discussion of what parts of an athlete's life are public and private, and that debate is back in the limelight this week thanks to what happened at Penn State's infamous State Paddy's Day parties Saturday. Show More Summary
Penn Live While reporting on “State Patty’s Day” in State College, Pa., Sunday, Penn Live reporter Anna Orso saw Penn State quarterback Michael O’Connor stumble and then disparage the school’s new football coach James Franklin. I just saw Michael … Read more
The state is moving forward with a plan to expand Pennsylvania Station into the 1912 Farley post office building, a proposal that has had a number of botched starts over the years. The Empire State... To view the full story, click the title link.
From a former PhD student of our department (who graduated last May):...60 undergrads at Penn State have now read your recent article (assuming they listen to my instructions) on CV analysis and critiquing Hausman. I had several classes on non-market values and used it to motivate CV analysis and...
Summary: Score one for The New Republic, for a piece on Penn State hiring the Edelman PR firm during the miasma of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. Richard Edelman evidently reached out to a friend, Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, seniorShow More Summary