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Penn State fans accused of targeting Rutgers players with ‘racist’ and ‘vulgar’ language, university responds

Feb 27, 2023

Penn State’s athletic department has issued a warning to its student-fan organization, the Legion of Blue, after a message from the group’s vice president revealed that the university had received a warning from police over "alleged explicit, racist, and vulgar language" that was directed towards the Rutgers men’s basketball team on Sunday.

Rutgers rallied from a 19-point deficit in the second half to defeat Penn State, 59-56, Sunday night, marking the Scarlet Knights biggest comeback in nearly 30 years.

While the Nittany Lions were unsurprisingly stunned by the upset, a message obtained by Noah Riffe, a photo editor with Gannett, revealed that some members of the Legion of Blue allegedly used racist and explicit language directed at the opposing team.

Source: Fox News

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