Penn St WR Who Punched Starting QB Not Making Bowl Trip

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The Penn State Nittany Lions will be without four players for its TicketCity Bowl game against Houston on New Year’s Day, the only one you’ve heard of is wide receiver Curtis Drake, who beat up starting QB Matt McGloin a week or so ago.

McGloin has thrown 1,571 yards, 8 TDs and 5 INTs this season, completing 54% of his passes, but throwing for a miniscule 6.8 yards per attempt. Drake has just 5 catches for 102 yards and a TD on the season. Coach Tom Bradley said Drake is missing the game, played in the historic Cotton Bowl in Dallas, for “personal reasons.” Whatever that means.

McGloin himself is still questionable after not practicing today.

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Penn St Update: Paterno Released from Hospital, QB Suffered Seizure, Concussion

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Joe Paterno was released from the hospital yesterday as he continues his rehabilitation from his broken pelvis. He’s also continuing treatment for lung cancer.

According to a source who told ESPN, the treatments are “really taking a lot out of (him)….he has his good days and bad.”

Then there’s QB Matt McGloin who was beat up by wide receiver Curtis Drake on Saturday. They argued over miscues on the practice field, leading to Drake confronting McGloin at his locker and the brouhaha began.

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Joe Paterno Breaks Pelvis: Health Issues an Overlooked Story?

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Usually, a story about the all time leader in college football coaching victories breaking his pelvis and/or receiving treatment for lung cancer would be big news.

Especially when that individual will be 85-years-old in ten days. There was plenty of media coverage when it was learned that the disgraced and fired former Penn State coach Joe Paterno developed lung cancer. Everyone and their brother tweeted about how it was karma in action.

But there’s been little media coverage of how Paterno’s treatment/fight against the disease is going.

How will today’s big new development in the world of Paterno health be covered?

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