Leaning tower of Philly? Founding fathers’ church gets grant

U.S. 03/28/19, 13:49

The steeple at Philadelphia's landmark Christ Church is leaning, and its supporting tower needs serious structural support.Now, thanks to a $500,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities the church can shore up the structure. Benjamin Franklin and Betsy Ross were members of Christ Church.The NEH announced the grant ...

Nittany Notes: McSorley Hobbles Through Loss

Football 11/04/18, 00:01

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Whether due to injury or the tenacity of the Michigan defense or his own sheer ineffectiveness, Saturday didn’t prove to be Trace McSorley’s day. The reasons it lasted as long as it did turned into a hot topic after Penn State’s blowout loss against No. 5 ...

Franklin: McSorley ‘a Great Example’

Football 10/31/18, 00:01

Coming off his first real injury scare, Trace McSorley rallied Penn State to a victory Saturday before his head coach called him “the best player in college football.”James Franklin doubled down on his starting quarterback Tuesday, even as he twice declined to provide an update on the apparent knee injury ...

No. 18 Penn St., Indiana seeking to rebound from struggles

Football 10/19/18, 05:36

Penn State coach James Franklin is all too familiar with this week's daunting scenario.He watched the Nittany Lions' conference title hopes and playoff possibilities slip away with back-to-back road losses last October. Two early losses during a three-week stretch in 2016 kept the eventual Big Ten champs out of the ...

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