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With the Super Bowl behind us, the next big item on the NFL docket is April's NFL Draft. PSR's Ken Torgent breaks down the former student athletes who will likely be among the top selections in a few months.

QB Andrew Luck – Considered by many to be the best quarterback prospect to come out of the draft since Peyto

02/07/2012 - 15:38
Kenneth Torgent
Top players and classes nationally

The usual suspects dominated National Signing Day, with national champion Alabama leading the way.

02/03/2012 - 10:44
PSR Staff
The new coaching staffs at Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia welcomed their first recruiting classes today, as high school football players across the country made their verbal commitments binding by signing letters of intent. PSR has the complete list for the local schools, plus where all the local players are headed.

 

 

02/01/2012 - 22:20
PSR Staff
In the light of all the conference shuffling that has been going on for the better part of a year, fans are obviously curious about the ramifications. Answers may finally be coming into view.

Eventually, many members of the college football media—and many college athletics administrators—believe there will four 16-team conferences regionally placed throughout the country.

01/30/2012 - 16:03
Doug Kennedy
The Alabama defense was absolutely suffocating, allowing just 92 total yards to the LSU offense as the Crimson Tide won their second national title in three years, hammering LSU 21-0.

Coach Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide proved why they were the number one defense in the country this season.

01/10/2012 - 00:01
Scott Kromko
There was a time when an oligarchy of coaches and officials reigned supreme. Players got into scuffles, but knew if they escalated words into actions, they more than likely wouldn't have a place on the team the next day.

The final seconds of the Xavier- Cincinnati game on Saturday afternoon was not an example of the oligarchical power over players.

12/12/2011 - 17:43
Anthony Jaskulski
Baylor quarterback emerges as college football's top player

Robert Griffin III is Baylor's Superman and when he won the Heisman Trophy he was wearing the socks to prove it.

12/11/2011 - 07:11
PSR Staff
Northern Illinois erases 20-point halftime deficit to win MAC crown; Oregon rolls over UCLA to capture innaugural Pac-12 title

Northern Illinois erases 20-point halftime deficit to win MAC title

12/02/2011 - 23:33
PSR Staff
The Penn State University Board of Trustees has relieved President Graham Spanier and head football coach Joe Paterno of their duties effective immediately.

"These decisions were made after careful deliberations and in the best interests of the university as a whole,” said John Surma, vice chair of

11/10/2011 - 00:38
Tony DeFazio
Something repulsive has been brushed up from under the rug in State College. Something that will gut the most prestigious, illustrious football program in America to its core.

With the Penn State board of trustees currently working on coach Joe Paterno's exit from a program he's held the reigns to for 45 years, th

11/09/2011 - 10:22
Anthony Jaskulski
This is not a great time for the National Football League. America's richest and most successful sports league is being taken to task by everyone from media to protest groups to longtime fans.
Editor's DeskFeature One
When the Penguins dealt Jordan Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes for Brandon Sutter, Brian Dumoulin and the No. 8 overall pick on Draft Day 2012, they were coming off a string of disappointing playoff finishes.
Blue LineFeature Two
The six western Pennsylvania quarterbacks in the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, George Blanda and Johnny Unitas -- will be honored in Pittsburgh next summer.
Feature ThreePure Steel
From 2004 to 2011, the Steelers led the league or finished second in fewest points allowed per game five times. Those squads were marshaled by Steelers greats such as nose tackle Casey Hampton and receiver Hines Ward, who recently made headlines for calling his old team's defense “soft.”
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The 2014-15 season is underway and plenty of high-end talent dots the top teams in America. Here is PSR's early peek at some of the best players in the land.
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There were smiles after a Plum football game late last season, for the first time in more than two years. The Mustangs finally came out on the winning end of a game.
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At Pitt Basketball’s 2014 Midnight Madness event, Joseph Uchebo did not win the dunk contest. He did, however, win over the fans.
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Can John Calipari load up for another title run with what is perhaps America's most talented roster? Does UConn have enough to repeat? Will the Tar Heels big men lead UNC to the promised land?
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