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Saturday April 18 2015
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Penn State hits the field for their second spring practice under James Franklin. After a 2-6 Big Ten season but a big bowl win, the Nittany Lions are looking for improvement.

As Penn State continues to recover from the Jerry Sandusky scandal, the Nittany Lions are looking for improvement in year two under James Franklin.

03/20/2015 - 16:52
Tony DeFazio
DJ Newbill scored 26 points as 13th-seeded Penn State held off a late rally by 12th-seeded Nebraska to win 68-65 in the play-in round of the Big Ten Tournament.

Penn State set a new Big Ten tournament record with 16 blocked shots in the win.

03/11/2015 - 19:39
Lee Nxumalo
D.J. Newbill scored 31 points, including a 3-pointer with one second left, as Penn State beat Minnesota 79-76 and clinched their first winning regular season since 2010-11.

With the possibility of a rematch coming up later in the Big Ten Conference Tournament, these two evenly matched teams met up for a regular season closer Sunday afternoon at Williams Arena in Minne

03/08/2015 - 16:35
Emily Stock
Latest loss drops Nittany Lions to 3-14 in Big Ten

Ohio State freshman D'Angelo Russell scored 28 points as the Buckeyes ran away from Penn State in the second half, beating the Nittany Lions 77-67 at the Bryce Jordan Center in State Coll

03/04/2015 - 22:15
Lee Nxumalo
Nittany Lions shoot just 27 percent in blowout loss

Penn State‬ shot 27 percent from the field and 29 percent from the free throw line as Northwestern throttled the Nittany Lions 60-39 in Evanston on Saturday.‬

02/21/2015 - 20:12
Emily Stock
When describing Woodland Hills junior running back Miles Sanders, recruiting pundits, WPIAL coaches and high school football writers typically use superlatives like “fast,” “talented,” and “explosive,” or descriptive phrases such as “big-playmaker” and “player to lose sleep over.”

After rushing for 1,163 yards and 17 touchdowns, while averaging 8.3 yards-per-carry, Sanders finds himself ranked as the top junior in Pennsylvania and the third-best tailback in the nation by Riv

02/04/2015 - 01:52
Lee Nxumalo
The Class of 2015: PSR Top 25. Headlined by Central Valley playmaker Jordan Whitehead, Pennsylvania's Class of 2015 have made plans to attend 13 different programs.

It was a banner recruiting year, at least on paper, for Penn State coach James Franklin. Ten of PSR's top 25 seniors are headed to Penn State.

02/03/2015 - 18:50
Tony DeFazio
After three seasons of reduced scholarships and bowl bans, James Franklin has Penn State football back on track in the recruiting arena.

As the 2015 National Signing Day approached, the Nittany Lions touted the 13th ranked recruiting class nationally, according to Lions247.

01/29/2015 - 11:43
Connor Whooley
Nittany Lions get first conference win of the season

Penn State won their first Big Ten game of the season, shooting 51 percent and forcing 16 turnovers in a 79-51 blowout over Rutgers at the Bryce Jordan Center Saturday afternoon.

01/24/2015 - 15:03
Tony DeFazio
Penn State surrendered a nine-point second half lead, wasting a 37-point performance from DJ Newbill, and fell to 0-5 in the Big Ten after an 84-77 overtime loss to Purdue.

PITTSBURGH, PA - In a Saturday afternoon Big 10 matchup at the Bryce Jordan Center, it was a race to break losing streaks for both the Nittany Lions and the visiting Purdue Boilerm

01/17/2015 - 17:55
Emily Stock
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In June, George Blanda—along with the late Johnny Unitas and living legends Joe Namath, Joe Montana, Dan Marino and Jim Kelly—will be honored in Pittsburgh.
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Francisco Liriano is the Pirates’ Opening Day starter this year, but he is not an Ace. Gerrit Cole will start game 2 of 162, but, despite the expectations that surround the former first-overall pick, he is not an Ace, either.
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George Blanda was a pro football player for 26 seasons, longer than anyone who ever played. The Youngwood native was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a quarterback and kicker in 1981.
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The Unsung Hero award recognizes local high school coaches and student-athletes who have dedicated themselves to sports and academics, but traditionally have not received the deserved attention.
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It's no secret that the Steelers need help in the defensive secondary and at outside linebacker, but there are also needs elsewhere. Here's a breakdown of the team’s potential targets in the upcoming NFL Draft.
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West Virginia's Kevin White will be the first local player off the board, but Pitt's TJ Clemmings looks like a first-rounder as well. Penn State has several players expected to go in the second and third days of the draft.
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Prospects are constantly moving up and down teams' draft boards as players visit and work out for teams during the month of April. Two quarterbacks and two receivers make up four of PSR's top five players available.
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While the Steelers, Bengals and Ravens are coming off playoff appearances and look to fill specific needs in this month's draft, the Browns are once again in need of help all over the roster, particularly on offense.
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