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joefromboalsburg

  • joined Oct 13, 2008
  • last login Aug 29, 2014
  • posts 207
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Lunatic Emmert in Maisel 3-Point Stance

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Ivan Maisel matter-of-factly noted Mark Emmert's "poor judgement' in handling the Penn State Case. First time I have seen this type of off-the-cuff acknowledgement that the NCAA screwed up with the PSU situation.

Matt McGloin signs with Raiders!

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Oakland. It will be interesting to see what happens.

No Talent Big Ten

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No Talent Big Ten Article in Minnesota Rag

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Draft Dodgers after 7 Rounds

Sometimes I get sick of listening to ESPN's Colin Cowherd dissing the B1G as a weak conference. But there is no dodging the fact that the NFL draft bears his criticisms out. Only the Big 12 was...

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Another "Deeply Flawed" Freeh Report!

The Wall Street Journal reported today, April 22, 2013 headlines " Independent Review Finds the Freeh Report on Allegations against Kazuo Okada "Deeply Flawed" The full article can be found at h...

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University Presidents.....A Rare Breed?

Rutgers’ Athletic Director Tim Pernetti brought the school into the B1G, promptly and severely punished Coach Rice for his bad behavior by fining him $50,000 plus $30,000 in lost pay for...

John Law helps Saban with Oversigning Problem

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Bama, with 14 openings, granting 26 scholarships, needed help thinning the ranks before Fall. Thanks to local police, the job is 4 players easier.

Costas to Revisit Freeh Report

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This could be good. No matter what you think, Costas is a serious, respected player. There will be a gaggle of media 'personalities' who will comment on, and take heed of his opinion. Most will respect it. Here's one man hoping that I will, also.

He's In The Army Now?

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Zayd Issah's scholarship has been revoked, with the suggestion that he attend a military academy.

The Internet....They can't say it unless it's the truth.
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Hooray, It's Officially Football Season Again!

Now that basketball, volleyball, fencing, wrestling, and this winter season is in the rear view mirror, it is time to get serious about Penn State Culture. Starting with nobody getting hurt this...

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Open Letter to Piers Morgan

On Monday night, Piers did a hatchet job on a guy named Zeigler, who is doing a documentary about Joe Paterno, and interviewed Sandusky in jail. Here's my response, emailed to CNN. "Thank you...

Wiscky a No Go!

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Ole Missy dumps Wiscy in NCAA BBall Tournament

Redd Injured, Out for Spring

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Presented here for information purposes only. No Comment...... is better than the one I am thinking about. Do not want to turn into a Ken Frazier.

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Frazier speaks for the BOT, who believe that I am the problem.

This man’s statements express the epitome of the problem with this gaggle of self-righteous, ineffective, nouveau-riche twits. They were not paying attention then, so they figure that I should not...

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Open Response to Joel Myers Letter......cc:BOT

Joel Myers posted an email today, asking the NCAA to do the right thing, on their own. I replied to his email, and copied the BOT. Here's my take. Joel, Thanks for the update. Your...

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HEY ESPN........SCOREBOARD!

Here's a challenge for ESPN. TRY TO COMPETE with the Penn State Students. You are just not up to snuff. ESPN' takes no small credit, and pounds their collective chests, with their NATIONALLY...

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The Clemente Report, The "Coverup", and Joe's "Silence"

Dave Jones, after reading the Paterno Report, still had a problem. He decried Joe's Silence about the 2001 incident, in a Recent Post on Pennlivedotcom and stated that the report did not explain...

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Starting QB for PSU in the Fall?

Reports from the 'media' have regularly put forth the proposition that Christian Hackenburg's family insisted upon a redshirt this year, if he was to matriculate at Penn State. So I figured that...

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Oversigning Uber Alles!

Once again, the SEC, in the form of the Crimson Tide, easily outplayed their non-SEC opponent, the Fighting Irish, in the BCS Championship Game. How can this keep happening, year after year,...

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The Pennsylvania Top Ten, Holiday Update!

Here is a Holiday update of our Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Major Collegiate Basketball Teams, ranked according to Jeff Sagarin Predictor ratings. I stopped looking after the top 300 teams in...

One For The Ages

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A while back I posted an article about Tendulkar, which was about cricket. I did not understand a single sentence in the article, due to not knowing the technical terms. I imagined my mother watching football, and it seemed to be a similar experience. Well, now it seems, our hero has retired. The article is still tough to comprehend.

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IT....might get interesting. We need Legal help!

The Centre Daily Times published an article about former PSU administrator Gary Shultz notifying the Courts that a lawsuit against Cynthia Baldwin, former attorney for PSU, is going to be filed. I...

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New Count and Amount Uncertainty after the Three New Commitments

The way I Cipher It Out..... PSU HAS A BUNCH OF OFFERS TO GO OUT IMMEDIATELY .PSU has 15 scholarships attributed to the 2012,class, and could have had 25. So that leaves up to 10 scholarships...

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The Mayans Had It Right......2012 is the end of B1G Bowl World!

This bowl season is, predictably, going to be a disaster for the B1G TEN Conference, which was having problems with showing the ability to compete on a national level even with Ohio State and Penn...

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Do the Scholarship Numbers Require PSU to get 6 JUCOs this month?

Willie Green did a great post on the roster on a previous post. Thanks Willie. I took a look at a count of SCHOLARSHIP PLAYERS, by eligible class, including all of the current verbal commits,...

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Walk-Ons vs. Run-Offs? Who wins the 'Nowicki Award'?

Some folks say they understand why a number of high-profile Nittany Lions bolted when given a chance by The Lunatic Emmert, and hesitate to condemn these fine boys for being scared...

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So You're Saying There Is Still A Chance?

PSU still has a real, legitimate chance at winning the B1G Leaders Division Championship. That's right, tOSU is a 2.5 point dog on the road at Wisconsin! I find that to be extraordinarily...

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9th in the Commonwealth, 11th in the B1G, 1st in our Hearts.....PSU HOOPS RANKINGS!

According to NCAA College Basketball Power Ratings in sonnymoorepowerratings.com, the B1G is loaded. 4 of the Top 6 are in the B1G. Another 2 are int the top 25. Another 3 are in the top 50! ...

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PSU figures to beat the Corhnhuskers!

From my view in Boalsburg at the beginning of this football season, Nebraska was the only team on the schedule that seemed like a sure loss for PSU. Now, as we approach game week, I DON'T KNOW! T...

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