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Sports Illustrated did not have Penn State running back Miles Sanders listed in its top-100 players of 2018.

Penn State players snubbed by Sports Illustrated; Nittany Lions hoops star Mike Watkins charged

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Top 100 snubs

As we creep closer to the start of the college football season, more publications will release predictions and publications. On Monday, Sports Illustrated released it’s top-100 players of the 2018 season.

Several Penn State players were admittedly snubbed by the publication, including defensive end Shareef Miller and running back Miles Sanders.

Moving day

Summer school is in full swing at Penn State and with the second semester approaching, a handful more incoming freshmen made the move to Happy Valley over the weekend.’s Greg Pickel writes that among those arriving over the weekend were running back Ricky Slade and wide receiver Jahan Dotson.

The cost of going

Penn State has one of its best home schedules in recent memory, highlighted by the White-Out game against Ohio State and punctuated by the November date with Wisconsin.

If you want to attend any of the home games, however, it will cost you. Onward State’s Anthony Colucci writes that Penn State’s tickets are among the most expensive in the entire Big Ten.

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Speaking of

That Ohio State game to close September is highlighted just about everywhere. It is the early season test for both teams and a loss doesn’t take away the possibility of landing in the Big Ten title game.

Lions 247’s Andrew Callahan takes a look at what to expect when the Buckeyes come to town for the highly anticipated clash.

Watkins charged

While everything coming out of Penn State basketball camp has been mostly positive this offseason, a dark cloud has shown up.

Nittany Lions forward Mike Watkins was charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia. The Centre Daily Times Bret Pallotto writes that detectives originally questioned Watkins because they thought he was in possession of an unregistered firearm.

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