Hugh_griffith

joefromboalsburg

  • joined Oct 13, 2008
  • last login Jul 10, 2014
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Son of an Infidel.....Eater of Vegetables!

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  • MLB San Francisco Giants
  • NBA Miami Heat
  • NFL Pittsburgh Steelers
  • NCAAF Penn St. Nittany Lions
  • NCAAB Penn St. Nittany Lions
  • NHL Pittsburgh Penguins
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PSU joining B1G in offering 4-Year Scholarships?

This article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer claims that most schools in the B1G have begun offering 4-year scholarships. h...

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The Age of Reason

The longer you live, the more you know. Darwin theorized that you either get smarter as you get older, or you tend to self-exterminate. Stable civilizations have taken advantage of this simple...

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Oversigning Update: To the Cheaters belong the Bowls

Oversigning is a clear-cut competitive advantage that drastically tips the playing field in favor of the, for lack of a better word, Cheater. (I realize that there are glaring loopholes in this...

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I never thought I would be a Patriot's Fan

Ever since the Steelers picked Franco Harris over a much-more-heralded Lydell Mitchell as a first-round draft choice back in the early Seventees, I have been a Steeler Fan.

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Oversigning Update: To The Cheaters Belong The Bowls!

Oversigning is a clear-cut competitive advantage that drastically tips the playing field in favor of the, for lack of a better word, Cheater. (I realize that there are glaring loopholes in this...

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Oversigning Update: To The Cheaters Belong The Bowls!

Oversigning is a clear-cut competitive advantage that drastically tips the playing field in favor of the, for lack of a better word, Cheater. (I realize that there are glaring loopholes in this...

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Oversigning Update: To The Cheaters Belong The Bowls!

Oversigning is a clear-cut competitive advantage that drastically tips the playing field in favor of the, for lack of a better word, Cheater. (I realize that there are glaring loopholes in this...

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Oversigning Update: To The Cheaters Belong The Bowls!

Oversigning is a clear-cut competitive advantage that drastically tips the playing field in favor of the, for lack of a better word, Cheater. (I realize that there are glaring loopholes in this...

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Oversigning Update: To the Cheaters belong the Bowls

Oversigning is a clear-cut competitive advantage that drastically tips the playing field in favor of the, for lack of a better word, Cheater. (I realize that there are glaring loopholes in this...

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Oversigning Update: To the Cheaters belong the Bowls!

Oversigning is a clear-cut competitive advantage that drastically tips the playing field in favor of the, for lack of a better word, Cheater. (I realize that there are glaring loopholes in this...

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A Look On The Bright Side: Fifty Years of Messin with Texas

The last time a PSU football team lost a game in the state of Texas, Buddy Holly was still in Lubbock High School. Since losing to Texas Christian 20-6 in 1954, Penn State has not lost a football...

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So let it be done.

The B1G needs bowl wins, lots of them, for several years, in order to upgrade the notion that the conference is top notch. So, what do they do? Deliberately snub the Leaders Co-Champion in favor...

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One Down, Nine to GO

Congrats to Purdue on their BOWL WIN over a pass-happy Western Michigan in the Mitch Rider Bowl. They have shown PSU the roadmap to beating a team with good passing game, even without a good...

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PSU Bowl Record Best In The Nation

Not only is PSU (with Iowa a distant second) a lonely bright spot in the B1G Bowl record (see previous post on B1G plumb pitiful bowl performances). There are about fifty teams that have appeared...

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Bowl Advice......If you want to be a winner, associate with winners?

The Bowl season is upon us, and Adam Rittenberg posted some bowl record information in his blog. I have taken the information, re-arranged the data and presentation, and have it listed below.

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Tail Mr. B1G to Bowl Good!

WIth apologies to Cheech and Chong, unlike last year, where the teams were B1G-time dogs in most contests, this is a year where,,,,, Iowa and NW will pay big time for PSU being passed over.... and...

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Apologies to tOSU and Miami

In August, I posted a  "Sleazebowl" Fanpost, smugly wondering which of these schools was worse.  Now, PSU made both of these schools look like little-leaguers. Comparing their 'misadventures' with...

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Ken Starr, PSU Needs You

PSU fans who are feeling the disbelief, denial, anger, disgust, pain, dismay, and bewilderment caused by the apparently criminal and morally decrepit actions of the most prominent men at Penn State...

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Death Penalty In Sandusky Future?

Is it possible that the NCAA will, when the dust has settled, and the legal system has played out, and the 'Special Comission' does it's job, that the NCAA will find institutional problems large...

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Is Bradley Going To Play Two Quarterbacks?

Jessedots' mom wants to know.

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In Defense Of Mike McQueary

Every ‘person of interest’ in this Crime is a member of the highest economic strata in the county. They are the Masters of this small Universe. They covered up a crime by one of their home-grown...

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Did you know that LSU is #84 in the Country?

The 2977 total yards LSU has matriculated leaves them as #84 in the country in total offense.  Just pointing this out to the Jackwagons who complain about PSU's offense, which is ranked in the same...

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Tailgate Thursday: Comfort Food for Winning Ugly

This week allows us all to lick our wounds, take off the tape, and heal up for the big push to end the season.  Mel suggests chicken stock and home-made egg noodles. It's good for the soul. Not a...

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Who Breaks The $2000 per year limit first, SEC or tOSU?

There is a group of folks who think that providing a cash stipend to student athletes is going to reduce the tendency of rule breaking in our esteemed institutions of higher learning.   The story...

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Tailgate Thursday...Crockpot Chili and Jalapeno Corn Bread

Since everyone was hardly working on Thursday, with Mel prepping for her TV shoot on Friday, this post is a day late, but certainly not a dollar short.  Mel is spicing up a Genuine Southern...

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Ciphering the Future

Did some quick calculations on PSU's first seven games. Results......PSU Offense is average......that is, PSU scores what the opponent has given up, on average for the seven games. PSU holds...

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Computer Turns Jackwagon......#15 PSU now a Dog in the Shoe

Sometimes I love my computer, like when it says that PSU is #15 for example.  Other times I hate my computer, like when it locks up, or when it barfs at a 12 point loss to the Boilermakers (against...

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Tailgate Thursday: Hey Goomba's, It's Salcice e Pepperou!

Mel teaches the art of cooking sausage without drying them out, and serves them with her version of peppers and onions in this crowd-pleasing classic. Speaking of classic, the fifth and last of the...

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