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Posted on December 4th, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Football Championship by jackcarn

By Jack Carney | @jackwcarney Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – A few ticks after midnight, Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley was at the center of a celebration as unforeseeable as it was dramatic. He stood on a stage in Lucas Oil Stadium, his right hand on the shoulder of two-time Heisman winner Archie Griffin, …

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Posted on December 3rd, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Football Championship by jackcarn

Sports Capital Journalism Program The Case for Penn State: The Penn State Nittany Lions (No. 7 in the College Football Playoff rankings) enter tonight’s Big Ten Championship against the No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers as slight underdogs. The matchup pits a hot Penn State offense against one of the nation’s stingiest defenses. The Nittany Lion offense …

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Posted on December 3rd, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Football Championship by jackcarn

By Aidan Wilkins | @wilkins_power Sports Capital Journalism Program Downtown Indianapolis is abuzz with the excitement that comes along with hosting the sixth edition of the Big Ten Football Championship game. The University of Wisconsin Badgers (10-2, No. 6 in the College Football Playoff rankings), from the West Division, will do battle with the Penn …

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Posted on December 3rd, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Football Championship by jackcarn

By Jack Carney | @jackwcarney Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – As the kickoff to this year’s Big Ten Championship Game between Penn State and Wisconsin approaches, I got the chance to speak with longtime reporter Rich Scarcella of the Reading Eagle. Scarcella has been covering Penn State football since 1989.

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Posted on December 3rd, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Football Championship by jackcarn

Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Two students from the Sports Capital Journalism Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will cover the Big Ten Football Championship Game, an opportunity that began with the inaugural game five years ago. Jack Carney and Aidan Wilkins will cover the game for the program’s website. Carney, a graduate student, …

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