Sam Ficken (97) is cheered by fans as he leaves the field following the Pinstripe Bowl.  The Nittany Lions finished the 2014 campaign with a thrilling 31-30 win over Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl inside Yankee Stadium on Saturday night. Photo by Mark Selders

Ficken Signed by Jaguars

Former Penn State kicker Sam Ficken has been signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars to compete for the kicking job on the team. The oppurtunity is well over due and very deserving for Ficken. Ficken, 23, graduated from Penn State in 2015 after being the starting kicker for the Nittany Lions for three seasons. He then […]


How Mike Sadler has impacted my life

Let me get this out of the way first, yes I understand that this is mostly a Philadelphia sports website, but this is an important topic for me, thank you for taking some time to read this. Growing up, the college team I cheered for was Michigan State. My dad went there so I grew […]


Penn State Lands Sutherland

Penn State is now on a hot streak as the Nittany Lions picked up one of their biggest commits in the 2017 class to date. The commit is 4 star safety Jonathan Sutherland of Espiscopal high school in Alexandria, Virginia. Sutherland is actually a native of Ottowa, Canada and trains there in the off season. […]

TARRYTOWN, NY - AUGUST 8: Jahlil Okafor #8 of the Philadelphia 76ers poses for a portrait during the 2015 NBA rookie photo shoot on August 8, 2015 at the Madison Square Garden Training Facility in Tarrytown, New York.

Sixers News Roundup: Okafor, Saric and More

More Okafor Trade Rumors Once again, the Okafor trade rumor mill has become active. This time, CSN New England reports that Jahlil Okafor is the primary trade target for the Boston Celtics. Okafor and the Celtics have been linked for about half a year now but those discussions were reportedly centered on a 2016 first […]


Commitment Drought Ends

For the first time since April 25th, Coach James Franklin had the privilege of tweeting his favorite tweet. The tweet was in response to the commitment of 3 star safety/outside linebacker Brelin Faison-Walden of Greensboro, North Carolina. Faison-Walden visited Penn State for Lasch Bash this past weekend. Penn State was not on the radar to […]


Lasch Bash a Hit Among Recruits

Unlike last year, Penn State’s annual cookout did not produce a commitment, atleast initially. Let’s take a look at what went down. Who Did Make It? As it turns out, all of the 2017 class did make it to campus after it was unclear if Yetur Matos would make it. The #2 player in the […]


Recruiting Notes: Lasch Bash and More

This weekend, James Franklin and Staff will host a slew of top prospects for the program’s annual Summer cookout, Lasch Bash. This will be an important event for the staff as they haven’t netted a commitment since late April and have seen many top targets go off the board in the meantime. Lets get to the […]


Phillies Farm First Half Report

We have reached the midway point in the baseball season and the Phillies’ stacked farm system has been thriving. It’s a positive sign for the rebuilding Phillies who will soon have pieces to anchor a future of what they hope are competitive teams once again. Lets take a look at some of the progress the organization’s […]


Phillies First Half Report

The All Star Break is here, which means the 2016 MLB season is already half over. The Phillies were somewhat of a pleasant surprise during the first half, lets take a look back. The Phillies enter the break with a 42-48 record, a lot better than most expected. The season started rocky when the Phillies […]


Sixers Sign 2014 Euroleague MVP Sergio Rodriguez

The Sixers have officially signed Euroleague star point guard Sergio Rodriguez. His deal is worth $8 million for 1 year of service for the Sixers. The 2014 Euroleage MVP helped bring his club, Real Madrid, to the 2015 championship. Rodriguez, a superstar in Spain and Europe, is a key catalyst for the Spanish national team, […]

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Philadelphia Soul Player Profile: WR Darius “Money” Reynolds

Welcome back to another edition of getting to know the Philadelphia Soul! Today’s player profile features the man who’s been “Money” in the back of the end zone for the Soul, wide-receiver, Darius Reynolds. Born in Woodbridge, VA, the now 27 year old attended C.D. Hylton High School, where he lettered in football, basketball, and […]


How Important is 2016 for Franklin?

As the 2016 college football season quickly approaches, there’s a lot of chatter about how important this season will be to 3rd year Penn State head coach James Franklin and his job security. Franklin enters the third  year of his six year contract at the helm of Penn State football, but some believe this could be […]

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 14: American League All-Star Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox, American League All-Star Wade Davis #17 of the Kansas City Royals, American League All-Star Glen Perkins #15 of the Mennesota Twins, and American League All-Star Hector Santiago #53 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim walk in the outfield during the 86th MLB All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park on July 14, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Your Guide to MLB All-Star Week

There are only a few more days until the 2016 edition of MLB All-Star Week is upon us. The 87th All-Star game and the exciting events surrounding it are set to take place at Petco Park in San Diego from July 10 through July 12. Check out our exclusive All-Star Week guide below and enjoy […]

Oct 10, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Temple Owls defensive back Sean Chandler (3) celebrates his touchdown with defensive back Delvon Randall (26) against the Tulane Green Wave at Lincoln Financial Field. The Temple Owls won 49-10. Mandatory Credit: Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

5 key players for Temple Football this season

The college football season is inching closer and closer each week and Temple football is coming off their best season in program history. The Owls went 10-4 in 2015, including their first win over Penn State in 41 years and were the AAC East regular season champs. Heading into the 2016 campaign, Temple has lost many of […]


Sixers Execute Free Agency Plan to Perfection

I’ve said it before it bears repeating. Regardless of who was in charge, this was always going to be the summer where the Sixers turned more aggressive to free agency as a means of team building. Now, with Bryan Colangelo in charge, the Sixers have made some moves that indicate the team’s strategy in free […]