Penn State and head coach James Franklin agree to massive contract extension

You can say that this might be the “Mel Tucker effect”. While the Michigan State Spartans and their second year head coach are reportedly working out the details on a massive $95 million extension, the Penn State Nittany Lions have leapfrogged them and inked James Franklin to a 10 year pact through 2031: Penn State … Read more

Penn State coach James Franklin praises Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh

The Michigan Wolverines rebounded from their disappointing loss to in-state rival Michigan State 10 days ago by taking down Indiana this weekend in front of a packed house in Ann Arbor. They’ve now got their sights set on the 6-3 Penn State Nittany Lions, whom they’ll be facing in the unfriendly confines of Beaver Stadium … Read more

Viral videos show Penn State head coach James Franklin unsure about this week’s opponent

This coming Saturday, Penn State will travel to Columbus to take on Ohio State. But one person who does not seem so sure about that is Nittany Lions head coach, James Franklin. While speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Franklin was not too sure about which team he was playing this weekend. Check it out! “Obviously … Read more

Penn State’s James Franklin throws not-so-subtle shade at Jim Harbaugh

The Penn State Nittany Lions came out of the gate swinging on Saturday against the Michigan Wolverines, and then withstood a comeback effort in the second half to earn a hard-fought 28-21 win. After the game, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh wasn’t exactly complimentary to the evening’s officiating crew, saying that it would be “interesting … Read more

EDITORIAL: Stop the insanity, now is the time to embrace the Detroit Lions

NFL: Los Angeles Rams at Detroit Lions

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. Sometimes, I just have a hard time dealing with the media coverage of the … Read more

Big Ten Football: 2016 Head Coach Rankings

Is the Big Ten the best conference in college football? Probably not, but there is no question about it that it is top-heavy with some of the most outstanding head coaches in the Nation. But which coach is the best in the Big Ten? Is it Mark Dantonio who has built Michigan State into one of the … Read more

NCAA bans FBS from participating in satellite camps, effective immediately

On Friday, the NCAA announced a ban on FBS schools from holding satellite camps in locations other than their own facilities on campus, effective immediately. Satellite camps helped out recruits and schools, so obviously the NCAA got rid of them. — Sporting News (@sportingnews) April 8, 2016 The NCAA has banned satellite camps … Read more