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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

12/03/2011 - 00:33
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 - 01:38
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 - 11:22
Anthony Jaskulski
The NBA made $4.2 billion dollars last season. That's billion with a B. Currently, the owners have locked out the players as both sides negotiate over what comes down to $100 million per season.

The two sides are $100 million apart, but as Chris Sheridan points out on his excellent new website sheridanhoops.com, they seem wi

11/08/2011 - 21:40
Ray Mernagh
I remember when I was 12 years old, playing basketball in the 6th grade on the JV team. On one particular night, in a span of about three minutes, I shot three straight air balls in a loss.

After the game I overheard my coach talking to a parent: “Did you see Joe’s shooting today? Maybe tomorrow he’ll be able to hit rim.”

11/08/2011 - 16:28
Joe Giardina
Although there is nothing I can say that has not already been expressed by others, I felt compelled to comment on the nightmare unfolding at Penn State.

Everyone involved—from the janitors to the graduate assistant to the head coach to the athletic director to the head of finance to the President of the University—made a fully conscious, well thoug

11/08/2011 - 12:00
Tony DeFazio
Almost everyone is going with Carolina and Roy Williams but the thought here is this is finally Cal's year to win it all.

1. Kentucky

10/31/2011 - 10:59
Ray Mernagh
Kenny Reiter gained a lot of unique knowledge last season. After all, backstopping a team to an NCAA Division-I national championship isn’t exactly a class offered at the University of Minnesota Duluth. The Plum native excelled in that extracurricular course, guiding the Bulldogs to college hockey’s ultimate prize. This year’s lesson – Defending Your Title, 101.

“Every season is different – kind of like every day. You don’t know exactly what’s going to happen. It’s a learning process,” he said.

10/25/2011 - 17:42
Joe Sager
I’m in the eye of a scandalous storm in which a sawed-off thief, loser and convicted felon is threatening to take down a Hurricanes football program that has more players in the NFL than any other and had a glorious two-decade run in which they won five national titles.

MIAMI – Could a similar scandal hit Pitt, Penn State or West Virginia?

Of course it could.

08/23/2011 - 12:20
Walter Villa
Miami, Ohio State and Oregon try to dig out from damaging scandals; Nebraska enters the Big 10 as conferences begin to reallign once again, and Florida enters a new era without Urban Meyer. PSR looks at the top stories across college football this season.

Challenges Ahead for Ohio State
Jim Tressel was well aware of the rules he was bending and breaking.

08/18/2011 - 23:25
Natalie Hamilton
It’s all starting to make sense. The Steelers have not made the playoffs the past two seasons. Those two years have seen the team part ways with players who were integral to a sustained run of success that resulted in a pair of Super Bowl championships.
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The play of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has a tremendous impact on every game the team plays. Whatever success the Penguins have in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will depend largely on the opposition’s ability to contain No. 87. But he is not doing it alone.
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A champion won't be crowned in the NHL for nearly two months, but the quest for hockey's holy grail begins now. Sixteen teams are lacing up their skates and preparing for the upcoming hunt for the Stanley Cup. Here are the four favorites.
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Pirates' righthander Charlie Morton put an exclamation point on his recovery from Tommy John surgery in 2012 with the best major league season of his career, posting 7-4 record with a 3.26 ERA.
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The newest crop of rookies will enter the NFL on May 8, when the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Houston Texans own the first selection, and it's a South Carolina defensive end who sits atop PSR's board.
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The Steelers’ offseason additions and subtractions have given a peek into what may be going on in the team’s South Side War Room as the team prepares for one of the deepest drafts in years. Several players have emerged as potential targets for the Black and Gold in 2014.
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Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.
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The 2014 NFL Draft is shaping up to be one of the deepest in recent memory. But even in the deepest of drafts, there are studs, duds, snubs and flubs. How is one to know if a draft pick is worth cheering for, or if he should be booed mercilessly?
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