Penn State Fencing Is Doing Work In Rio
@mchamleywatson #TeamUSA pic.twitter.com/lsXjWbfIeA— U.S. Olympic Team (@TeamUSA) August 15, 2016
We will go more in-depth with our Penn Staters in the Olympics coverage in a post later this week, but congrats go out to Miles Chamley-Watson (pictured in the above tweet, cherishing his prize) and Monica Aksamit, who played roles in winning bronze medals for the U.S. men’s team foil and U.S. women’s team sabre squads, respectively.
The BTN Bus Rolls Into Happy Valley...And Comes Away Impressed
In case you haven’t already watched it, BTN’s trio of Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo, and Howard Griffith came into Happy Valley over this past weekend and recorded segments (including interviews with James Franklin, Joe Moorhead, and Saquon Barkley) that aired yesterday on the networks’ ‘BTN Live’ show. If Twitter was any indication, Gerry DiNardo certainly came away impressed:
BTN Camp Tour #PennState Certainly the best PSU team in last few years if you look at 1 thru 85 - how good they are 1thru 44 we have to see.— Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) August 14, 2016
BTN Camp Tour #PennState RB and WR very good, O line certainly improved, QB play will be better than last two years -offense will be better— Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) August 14, 2016
BTN Camp Tour #PennState Hard to replace last years D Line but that group is deep and talented but has to develop. 1st D looks good— Gerry DiNardo (@gerrydinardo) August 14, 2016
And before you pooh-pooh these tweets as DiNardo trying to suck up to PSU fans, he was one of only a handful of analysts who expressed deep concerns about the offensive line last year. Also, Tom Dienhart expressed optimism about PSU in his column on BTN’s website.
Other Assorted Links For Your Clicking Pleasure:
- Muhammad Ali’s 3-star running back grandson, Biaggio Ali-Walsh, will play his college ball at Cal next year
- Nebraska receivers coach Keith Williams has been suspended indefinitely and will ‘face consequences’ from his boss, Mike Riley, after being arrested for DUI over the past weekend (his 3rd such arrest in his life - here’s to hoping Mr. Williams gets his life turned around)
- Comedy Central has cancelled The Nightly Show (No, Stephen Colbert is not coming back to his old 11:30 time slot)
- An October trial date has been set for Mike McQueary’s whistleblower lawsuit