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The 2014-15 hockey season began with Casey Bailey pulling his blue and white Penn State sweater over his shoulder pads, leading the Nittany Lions into battle in the Big 10. Bailey’s year ended with him trading one blue and white sweater for another.

The Alaska native was passed over in the NHL Draft despite a successful run in junior hockey with Omaha Lancers.

05/21/2015 - 15:02
Emily Stock
Culture is a forbidden word around State College these days. But when used in combination with any negative adjective of your choosing (dark, awful, dreadful), it’s the best way to accurately describe the current state of Penn State basketball.

The culture surrounding Penn State’s men’s basketball program is badly broken.

05/03/2015 - 21:00
Tony DeFazio
South Allegheny graduate joins Ohio State corner on draft's final day

PITTSBURGH—The Steelers lost out on picking a tight end Friday night when the Baltimore Ravens snuck in one pick ahead (via a trade with Arizona) and grabbed Maxx Williams, who was

05/02/2015 - 16:09
Steve Flinn
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.

FIRST ROUND POTENTIAL
Kevin White, WR, WVU (6-3, 215)

04/11/2015 - 16:45
Tony DeFazio
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
Leah 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
Leah 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
Leah Nxumalo
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Imagine this potentially disastrous scenario for the Pirates pitching staff: Veteran A.J. Burnett starts pitching like he's 38-years-old. That's it. That's the entire scenario.
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By nature, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is not a patient man. Despite all arguments to the contrary.
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Bob Friend has not pitched in a major league game since 1966, but the ex-Pirates ace has kept himself quite busy in the nearly 50 years since he last pitched.
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CoGo's is proud to recognize Hempfield Area Senior High School track and field athlete Maddie Holmberg as the June 2015 High School Sports Unsung Hero award recipient.
Feature FourHigh School
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Cole Tucker, the Pirates first-round draft pick a year ago, stands out among his teammates. The Arizona-born Tucker stands 6-3, tanned, curly-haired and slender at 185-pounds.
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The draft and the bulk of free agency are behind us and NFL teams are headed toward OTA's and mini-camps. How do the 2015 Steelers look headed into offseason workouts?
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Franklin Regional sophomore Spencer Lee has a chance to be considered the best wrestler the WPIAL has seen since his hero, Cary Kolat, won four state titles with an undefeated record of 137-0 at Jefferson-Morgan in the early 90’s.
Custom 3High School
It’s rare and exciting for fans of any sport to watch one transcendent player begin his career as a professional. This year, hockey fans may get to see two.
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