Penn State Nixes ‘Sweet Caroline’ at Football Games

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania — It’s a song that is celebrated at sporting events around the country, but some very recognizable lyrics have Neil Diamond’s ‘Sweet Caroline’ being added to the do not play list in State College.

According to a report, Penn State officials have banned the song from being played at Penn State football games due to the lyrics, “touchin’ me, touchin’ you.”

The report states that university officials became concerned about the crowd at the game singing along with the lyrics in light of the scandal that rocked the school.

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