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Black Shoe Podcast -- Michal Menet and the Summer Recruiting Preview

Penn State football picked up a monster recruit last week, as four-star offensive tackle Michal Menet announced that he will join the Nittany Lions' 2016 recruiting class. He is the latest star prospect to join what is shaping up to be one of the best classes in school history. In this episode of the Black Shoe Podcast, Bill, Nick and Matt will take a look at what Menet's commitment means in the immediate future, they'll take a look at the class as it's currently constructed and they'll...


Black Shoe Podcast - Episode 3.1 - Blue/White Game Preview

After a long three months where Penn Staters got to soak in their first bowl victory since the 2009 season, the #BlackShoePodcast returns! Adam Collyer (@AdamCollyer) is joined as usual by Cari Greene (@NotCarlotta), Bill DiFilippo (@bflip33), and former star Penn State cornerback Stephon Morris to preview this weekend's Blue/White Game, talk Nittany Lions in the NFL Draft, and chat with a few special guests!


The Black Shoe Diaries Wrestlemania 31 Podcast Extravaganza

Don't worry, we have no idea why we're doing this, either. This Sunday is Wrestlemania 31, the biggest event in fake sports of the year. Because we're a bunch of children, we decided to do a podcast dedicate to WWE's premier event. Adam Collyer, Bill DiFilippo, BSD alum Dan Vecellio and Managing Editor/contributor to The Only Colors (the network's Michigan State blog) Chris Vannini got together to talk about this year's card. If you have nothing better to do, we highly...


The BSD Basketbro Show! Episode 1.12: Ohio State and Maryland

Penn State basketball happened this week, folks. It happened big time. First, the Nittany Lions had the hell beaten out of them by Ohio State. Then, they lost against Maryland thanks to garbarge officiating. Then Pat Chambers decided to tell a bunch of Big Ten refs that they should go straight to hell. Hooray! To break down the week of Penn State hoops action, Bill and Chad are joined by former SLAM Magazine Editor-in-chief and Penn State alumnus Ryan Jones. The guys talk about everything....


The BSD Basketbro Show! Episode 1.4: Akron and Bucknell

The basketbros are back after another undefeated week for Penn State shootyhoops. Tim Aydin, Bill DiFilippo and Eric Gibson are ready to discuss both of Pat Chambers' squad's wins last week: at home against Akron and on the road against Bucknell. Can the guys be even more complementary of D.J. Newbill than usual? Was the monster game Ross Travis had against Bucknell a sign of things to come? Since all three were in attendance, was there anything during the game against Bucknell that stood...


The BSD Basketbro Show! Episode 1.2

It's the second episode of the finest Penn State basketball podcast on the Internet. In this episode, Tim Aydin, Bill DiFilippo and Chad Markulics discuss the team's 2-0 start. The Nittany Lions have taken down Morgan State and Fordham in convincing fashion, and it has the guys wondering: how good is Pat Chambers' squad this year? Was this just a string of nice performances against subpar teams, or is this a sign of things to come? Tim, Bill and Chad also discuss the team's stellar...


Black Shoe Podcast - Episode 2.7 - Penn State vs Michigan!

On the heels of perhaps the wildest weekend in the history of college football, the #BlackShoePodcast is back to discuss it all! Adam, Cari, and a Bill are once again joined by our favorite former letter winner, cornerback Stephon Morris, to discuss Northwestern's newly impressive winning streak, the collapse of the top 25, a big win in Piscataway, and of course, this Saturday's prime time match up against the Michigan Wolverines


Black Shoe Podcast - Episode 2.5 - Penn State vs. Northwestern Wildcats

Adam, Cari and Bill are back in the virtual studio in Brooklyn to talk about last weekend's dominant (and expected) win over the UMass Minutemen and the start to the "real" Big Ten Conference schedule this week against the Wildcats of Northwestern!


Black Shoe Podcast - Episode 2.3 - Penn State vs. Big Ten Powerhouse Rutgers

On Monday, the #BlackShoePodcast went LIVE to talk about the breaking news on sanction reductions. But the #BSP is, first and foremost, about college football - so forget all the meta stuff, because today we talk #BigTenPowerhouseRutgers! Adam (@AdamCollyer), Cari (@NotCarlotta), and Bill (@bflip33) get back in the virtual studio in Brooklyn in advance of Saturday night's prime time matchup in Piscataway! The Nittany Lions take on the Scarlet Knights in Big Ten Powerhouse Rutgers' first...


Black Shoe Podcast - Episode 2.1 - Penn State vs. UCF in the Croke Park Classic

You know you missed us for the last few months. The #BlackShoePodcast is finally back on the air for Season 2! The Nittany Lions have boarded a plane and are en route to the Emerald Isle, where they will take on the Knights of the University of Central Florida on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. ET! Adam, Cari, and Bill return to the virtual studio in Brooklyn to discuss all of the storylines heading into this weekend's Croke Park Classic clash! Plus, season predictions, Cari swearing, and Bill...


Black Shoe Podcast - Blue/White Game, Spring Recruiting, and the NFL Draft

Adam, Cari and Bill are back on this edition of #BSP to talk all about the Nittany Lions. There's plenty of news to discuss, even though we've now begun the dog days of the offseason. The three man pod will discuss James Franklin's first spring game in State College, his continued success on the recruiting trail, and the Nittany Lions selected in this past weekend's NFL Draft. All that and more on the Black Shoe Podcast!


Black Shoe Podcast - Episode 1.11 - Minnesota Golden Gophers

Last week's game was a little more exciting than we would have liked, but the Nittany Lions pulled off a thrilling overtime win against the Fighting Illini! Adam, Cari and Dan break down all of last week's action, and break down this week's matchup against the Minnesota Golden Gophers, this week on the Black Shoe Podcast!


Black Shoe Podcast - Episode 1.9 - Ohio State Buckeyes

Thank goodness for the Bye Week, because every Penn Stater needed a week off in order to digest and fully appreciate the 4OT thriller against Michigan two Saturdays ago. Adam, Cari, and Dan are back, rested, and ready to chat about Homecoming, defeating the Wolverines, the BSD Tailgate, and the atmosphere at the stadium. Then, the three BSDers look ahead to this week's game against the border state rival Ohio State Buckeyes.


Black Shoe Podcast - Episode 1.4 - Eastern Michigan

Adam, Cari and Dan are back after Penn State's neutral site win against the Syracuse Orange! The three BSDers break down the game from the press box, the stands, and TV screen, talk about the performances of Christian Hackenberg, Allen Robinson, and the rest of the Nittany Lions, and look ahead to this coming week's home opener against the Eastern Michigan Eagles.


Black Shoe Podcast - Episode 1.3 - Syracuse Orange

The return of the college football season is upon us, and there is no better place to kickoff than this Saturday at 3:30 PM, when the Penn State Nittany Lions take on the Syracuse Orange at MetLife Stadium is East Rutherford, NJ! Today, Adam, Cari and Dan break down all the storylines heading into Saturday's match up, and give their predictions on who will head back home from New Jersey with a win.


Black Shoe Podcast - Episode 1.1 - Preseason

Adam, Cari, and Dan are here to discuss all the news and events from the start of the 2013 Penn State football season! We're here.