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Nittany Lions Shine Through the Dark Days

December 31, 2014
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Nittany Lions Shine Through the Dark Days

Penn State ends the 2014 campaign with a 31-30 overtime win against Boston College in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. This is more than just a victory on the field, but also off the field. For all of the naysayers who dismissed Penn State in the wake of the Sandusky scandal, the Nittany Lions proved that with the right coaches, teammates and chemistry, winning is possible. Under coach Bill O’Brien, Penn State overcame heavy sanctions managing an 8-4 (2012)...

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Penn State is New on the National Championship Board

September 9, 2014
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Penn State is New on the National Championship Board

On Monday, the NCAA lifted Penn State’s postseason ban and reinstated the Nittany Lions’ eligibility.  As soon as the ban was lifted, Las Vegas was quick to update the odds for winning the 2014 National Championship trophy.  Florida State remains the strong favorite at 9/2 with Alabama (7/1) and Oregon trailing behind (15/2). Penn State, an impressive 2-0, is 75/1. www.bovada.lv Florida State 9/2 Alabama 7/1 Oregon 15/2 Oklahoma 9/1 Auburn 10/1 Georgia 12/1 Texas A&M 12/1 USC 12/1...

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SEC Goes out of this World

August 5, 2014
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SEC Goes out of this World

This season, the SEC will do what no other network has done, broadcast a football game in outer space. Astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore is scheduled to rocket into orbit on September 25 when he returns to the International Space Station (ISS) for approximately six-months. For his mission, he made a special request to NASA to air the SEC Network so he can watch the SEC Game of the Week and all things SEC. NASA is working to stream the...

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A Primer on College Football Playoffs

July 25, 2014
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A Primer on College Football Playoffs

Division I college football is entering a new era as a four-team playoff system will determine the national champion from now until the 2025 season. Unlike the BCS days, which relied on computer rankings and polls to select participants, a committee of 13 experts will select the four-teams through a multitude of factors to include strength of schedule, head-to-head results, comparison of results against common opponents, and championships won.* This new postseason will still preserve college football’s rich bowl...

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Notre Dame looking to Under Armour

January 11, 2014
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Notre Dame looking to Under Armour

News is circulating around South Bend that Notre Dame is switching from Adidas to Under Armour.  One of the most recognized brands in all of college sports will not renew its Adidas contract after 16 years.  The Irish are looking for a new image for its sports teams.  Under Armour is known for its creative on-field appearance (look no further than Maryland) so if Notre Dame is looking for some change in their supplier they have certainly picked the...

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The Skinny on Athletic Diets

December 9, 2013
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The Skinny on Athletic Diets

Diets are always a hot topic and often controversial. That’s probably even more so when it comes to athletes and what they eat. We have a look here at some diet and health related statistics, both general and for athletes, with an emphasis on those that competed in the 2012 London Olympics. Source: Nursing-School-Rankings.com

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Navy Bro bashes Army with “Suit and Tie” video

December 4, 2013
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The Army-Navy game is one of college football’s enduring rivalries. The weeks leading up to the game feature intense spirit from both service academies. Most recently, Navy Bro dropped a sick beat covering Justin Timberlake’s “Suit and Tie” that bashes Army. Army, what do you have say now?

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Show Me the Money: So…You Want to be a Sports Agent?

November 27, 2013
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Show Me the Money: So…You Want to be a Sports Agent?

Source: SportsManagementDegreeHub.com

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