Platinum Anniversary Want to feel old? It's now been more than 20 years since the theatrical release of The Sandlot. The iconic, coming-of-age flick has made a huge impact on my generation, and will probably have the same effect on audiences for years to come. Enjoy this interesting read on some of the behind-the-scenes stories about the making of The Sandlot.
Who's Got Next? Now that the season is over, our friends at Hammer & Rails take a look at what each Big Ten basketball squad will lose, and how that will impact them on the court next season. Penn State seems to be in very good shape, even with the official announcement of two transfers yesterday.
How About Some New Division names While You're at it? Expect the new division alignments to be announced any day now. I decided to sit this one out since the addition of Rutgers and Maryland, since it's one of those things where media outlets can just vomit out two lists and watch the page views grow. There are three things that stick out from this articles "likely" division scenarios: (1.) Penn State will be in the much tougher division (2.) No more of this nonsense with Michigan constantly rotating off the schedule and (3.) more Land Grant Trophy, y'all!
There's Always Money in the Banana Stand All hail the television gods, Arrested Development is set to return soon! The always hilarious sitcom will release 15 brand new episodes on Netflix more than seven years after being canceled by Fox. Netflix just released a set of Bluth-specific posters to get fans excited for this monumental event.
At Least It's Not Good Burger In what sounds like a bad April Fools Day joke, USC has announced a corporate sponsorship with the fast-food chain Fatburger. The mothership attempted to learn more about Fat Burger, but just came away even more confused.
Don't Evaluate Me Based on My Performance Manti Te'o took a break from writing love letters to his fake girlfriend to make a plea to NFL teams not to judge him based on his performance against Alabama in the BCS Title Game. Apparently, a player's poor performance against a bunch of future NFL players has no bearing on how he will perform against actual NFL players. Also, he asks a rhetorical question where he refers to Purdue as an NFL team.
Excuse Me Mr. Nittany Lion, You're Kind of Sitting on Me Our own Bill DiFlippo did some double-dipping and penned this piece on the worst places to nap on the Penn State campus. Hilarity ensues.