Big 10 Freshman Announces He’s Giving Up Football

first_imgView of the Beaver stadium.STATE COLLEGE, PA – NOVEMBER 21: A general view of the stadium prior to the game between the Michigan Wolverines and Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium on November 21, 2015 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Evan Habeeb/Getty Images)Penn State’s offensive line depth has taken a hit. One of the Nittany Lions’ young lineman has announced that he’s giving up football.Robert Martin, a redshirt freshman offensive lineman for the Nittany Lions, was taken off of PSU’s roster on Monday. At the time, it was unclear what the reasoning behind that was.The former three-star recruit later took to Twitter to announce his decision.Martin has decided to give up football.“I want to thank the entire Penn State coaching staff for the opportunities they have given me, it is sad yet relieving to say that [I] am done with football. My love for playing has just decreased for a while. But I’m glad to say I’m very happy and can’t wait to pursue my future!” he wrote.I want to thank the entire penn state coaching staff for the opportunities they have given me, it is sad yet relieving to say that I’m am done with football. My love for playing has just decreased for a while. But I’m glad to say I’m very happy and can’t wait to pursue my future!— Robert Martin (@RobertFMartin71) May 15, 2018The 6-foot-4, 273-pound offensive lineman redshirted for the 2017 season. He was not expected to play much this upcoming season.Martin was a three-star recruit coming out of high school. He committed to Penn State in the spring of 2016.Penn State opens its season on Sept. 1 against Appalachian State.last_img read more

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Community newspaper chains in BC agree to buy sell six publications

by The Canadian Press Posted Oct 17, 2013 3:49 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Community newspaper chains in B.C. agree to buy, sell six publications VANCOUVER – The owners of two community-newspaper chains in British Columbia have agreed to swap six publications that serve more than 190,000 residents of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.Black Press Ltd. announced on Twitter it will buy the Abbotsford-Mission Times and the Chilliwack Times from the Glacier Newspaper Group.Black will also sell to Glacier the North Shore Outlook, the Westender, Bowen Island Undercurrent and the South Delta Leader in a deal that’s expected to close before Dec. 31.Each chain already operates a competing newspaper in the communities effected, except for Bowen Island where the Undercurrent is the only publication.Black Press president and CEO Rick O’Connor wouldn’t reveal how much the deal is worth or if the company would be closing down the competing publications in five of the six communities.But O’Connor says the company operates two papers each in the communities of Cranbrook, B.C., Salmon Arm, and Red Deer, Alta. read more

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