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Friday August 1 2014
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New AD brings extensive experience as administrator and head coach

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – In a Saturday afternoon (July 26) press conference, Penn State President Eric Barron introduced the University’s new athletic director, Sandy Barbour — a 30-y

07/26/2014 - 14:35
PSR Staff
Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?

However you choose to word it, there’s no question that the Steelers depth chart at receiver is one of the team’s most unsettled as training camp looms.

07/06/2014 - 18:35
Ryan Bertonaschi
It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.

“The idea that now that I’ll be doing what I’ve been watching the past few years, it’s really something special for me and I think it puts a lot of things in perspective.

07/06/2014 - 18:29
Jeremy Tepper
Pitt and Penn State were fairly well-represented in last month’s NFL Draft, with each school sending three players into the league via the annual draft. The western Pennsylvania region also saw three players selected.

The first local player taken was no surprise, as Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald went 13th overall to the St. Louis Rams.

06/06/2014 - 11:44
Tony DeFazio
Two-time All-American to become 18th Nittany Lion player to gain induction

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA - Former Penn State All-America linebacker Shane Conlan, the leader of the Nittany Lions’ tenacious 1985-86 defenses, has been elected to the National Football

05/22/2014 - 23:32
PSR Staff
If it were ever revealed that Penn State head coach James Franklin didn’t participate in the daily activity that most humans call “sleep,” Nittany Lions fans shouldn’t be surprised.

That’s because he’s always somewhere recruiting, and he makes sure he’s doing it with undivided attention.

05/15/2014 - 11:12
Ryan Bertonaschi
Street and Urschel also selected as well as Bloomsburg linebacker

Penn State defensive tackle Daquan Jones and Pitt quarterback Tom Savage were fourth round selections in the 2014 NFL Draft.

05/10/2014 - 20:59
Tony DeFazio
Steelers look for receivers and corners, local players play the waiting game

The Steelers main needs heading into this draft were along the defensive line, cornerback, wide receiver and linebacker depth.

05/10/2014 - 10:50
Tony DeFazio
Local players headed to Jacksonville, Tampa Bay and Cincinnati

Penn State wide receiver Allen Robinson was selected in the second round, and West Virginia's Charles Sims and Will Clarke were picked in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

05/09/2014 - 23:43
Tony DeFazio
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.

TOP LOCAL PROSPECT
Aaron Donald, DT, Pitt 6-1, 285

04/13/2014 - 12:13
Tony DeFazio
I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
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Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?
Feature TwoPenn StatePure Steel
Steve Blass was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1960 and made his major league debut in 1964. From 1968 through 1972, Blass was one of the National League’s best pitchers.
Feature ThreeNorth Shore Notes
It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.
Feature FourHigh SchoolPenn State
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In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
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When Pittsburgh canine officer Rocco died in the line of duty in January, Chris Benson of Benstonium.com created a design to pay tribute to the fallen officer. When The Black N Gold Girls shared his design on Facebook, their followers decided to help.
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The NHL handed out their annual awards at the end of June, and the Penguins' Sidney Crosby captured a hat trick, securing the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (scoring champ) and the Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players).
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Pittsburgh is city full of sports heroes and legendary figures. The list of Pittsburgh sports legends is long, but it begins with the following four men.
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