Bill Kline is a journalist and Penn State alumnus with more than three decades of experience across many disciplines -- including writing, editing, design, print and online. When not at work, he can be found walking, golfing, cooking, watching sports and attempting to do yardwork. He blogs on life, news, business, sports, pop culture, Eastern Pennsylvania and more. Follow Bill on Twitter, or email him here
The story usually begins: “When I started in this business, I used a manual typewriter and had to write a story on deadline in 30 minutes. Try doing that.” Read More »»
Penn State students and fans Saturday showed support for late coach Joe Paterno with a “Joe-Out” – wearing clothing or displaying images of the Hall of Famer at the Nittany Lions' football game. Read More »»
Several small-market teams with below-average player salaries – such as Milwaukee, Kansas City, Seattle, Pittsburgh and Baltimore – have strong-to-decent chances of making the playoffs in Major League Baseball. Read More »»
Google was the 1990s brainchild of Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who met at Stanford. Two decades later, Google is the world's leading search engine for the Internet. Read More »»
In the interests of not feeling guilty when you make obscure but point-gobbling plays in “Words With Friends,” we offer to you a dictionary. Read More »»
Decades ago, several future successful businesspeople cut their teeth on the laws of supply and demand by scalping tickets at football games. (Scalping, at the time, was not illegal in this municipality.) Read More »»
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