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A coach who doesn't believe in signature wins got his signature win.

“That’s for you guys, all that signature stuff,” Penn State coach James Franklin said. “What I am proud of is how many kids came up to me and told me they love me.

10/23/2016 - 00:41
Mark Puleo
Since joining the Big Ten in 2013, the Penn State men’s hockey team has improved its record each season.

The first year was a sign that winning in the Big Ten would not be easy; the Nittany Lions went 8-26-2, last in the Big Ten.

10/16/2016 - 19:37
Joel Norman
On a rainy afternoon in Happy Valley, Penn State’s offensive gameplan to run the ball down Maryland’s throats wasn’t a surprise. But what was a surprise was the amount of success the they found. The Nittany Lions’ 372 rushing yards was the most Penn State had accumulated since 2006 and powered James Franklin’s squad to a 38-14 win.

“It’s simple and I’ve said this before, it’s up front,” Franklin said, crediting his offensive line for the team’s success. “We’re maturing and growing up front.

10/08/2016 - 18:52
Mark Puleo
Saquon Barkley scored on a 25-yard run on Penn State's first offensive play of overtime and the Nittany Lions beat Minnesota 29-26 on Saturday night.

In the closing minutes of the third quarter of Penn State’s 29-23 overtime win over Minnesota, Golden Gophers special teamer Jalen Waters brought the Beaver Stadium crowd of 95,332 to its feet in u

10/01/2016 - 21:41
Mark Puleo
Brandon Smith might have been the only Penn State player to score any type of victory in Saturday’s 49-10 beatdown from the hands of Michigan in the Big House.

Smith, who was the breakout star in last week’s victory over Temple, found himself heading back to the locker room early in the second quarter after being ejected for targeting.

09/25/2016 - 11:41
Mark Puleo
Trace McSorley completed 18 of 24 passes for 287 yards with one touchdown and an interception and rushed for another score to lead Penn State to a 34-27 win against Temple on Saturday.

In a fireworks-filled game that finished much closer than it needed to, Penn State avenged last year’s heartbreaking season-opener with a 34-24 win over visiting Temple.

09/17/2016 - 17:44
Mark Puleo
In the words of amped-up former Pitt coach Walt Harris: “It’s a rivalry again!”

Despite some confusion of what exactly we are supposed to call this Pitt-Penn State matchup, Saturday’s game could be unanimously tabbed an edge-of-seat thriller, as the Panthers notched a 42-39 le

09/10/2016 - 23:57
Anthony Jaskulski
Trace McSorely threw two touchdown passes, Saquan Barkley topped the century mark and the Penn State defense tightened in the second half as the Nittany Lions beat Kent State 33-13 on Saturday.

It wasn’t the flashiest of wins, but James Franklin is okay with that.

09/03/2016 - 21:48
Mark Puleo
With new coordinators on both sides of the ball, Penn State will have a decidedly different look when they take the field this weekend to open the 2016 season.

The new-look Lions may find themselves finishing with a similar record from 2015, but the latest edition of James Franklin’s Penn State squad is sure to get there differently.

09/02/2016 - 09:54
Mark Puleo
It's still the dog days of summer, but college football season is nrarly upon us. Local teams begin to open camp this week and next, and there are several players to keep an eye on.


08/02/2016 - 14:54
Nathan Toth
Bob Prince was best known as the voice of the PIttsburgh Pirates for 28 years, but it was not the only job he had over his Hall of Fame career. “The Gunner” also called Steelers and Penguins games at different times during his career and was part of the NBC broadcast team for the 1965 All-Star Game.
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The defending Stanley Cup champs return with a roster almost identical to the one that captured Lord Stanley's coveted chalice. Can the Pens become the first team to repeat since the 97-98 Red Wings?
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The Steelers opened the preseason as the odd-on favorite in the AFC North, but injuries and suspensions could open the door for a still-talented Bengals team and Ravens squad looking to rebound from a disappointing 2015.
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Pittsburgh Penguins’ head coach Mike Sullivan has obviously spoken several very kind words about his championship hockey team. Sullivan has complimented his team’s speed, chemistry, and teamwork. But perhaps more than anything else, Sullivan complimented their toughness.
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College football is one week away, as Hawaii and Cal open the 2016 season in Sydney, Australia next Friday. The local teams don't kick things off until Labor Day weekend, but PSR has our preseason rankings together already.
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One of the country’s top cornerback recruits hails from Clairton, Pa., roughly 15 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
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Western Pennsylvania's football recruiting class of 2017 is a strong one, led by Clairton's Lamont Wade -- one of the top recruits in the country. The class also features a multitude of interior line talent.
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Five of the top seven Heisman vote-getters are back on the college football field this fall, making this season's Heisman watch one of the most heated in recent memory.
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