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Tuesday July 29 2014
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The first year of Coach James Franklin as head coach for the Nittany Lions began March 17, and with that he brings a revamped mentality to Happy Valley.

With Saturday's Blue-and-White game wrapping up the first chapter of Franklin's story, it's become clear that things are different under the dynamic Franklin.

04/12/2014 - 09:04
Nate Marsh
PSU will face Siena in the quarterfinal round Monday in Loudonville, N.Y.

Four Nittany Lions posted double figures in scoring as Penn State defeated Hampton, 69-65, in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational. D.J.

03/19/2014 - 23:15
PSR Staff
Penn State to host Hampton Wednesday

Penn State has accepted an invitation to compete in the seventh annual College Basketball Invitational Tournament.

03/16/2014 - 22:52
PSR Staff
Penn State fell behind 23-3 and never recovered, falling 81-63 at Minnesota to end the season in 10th place in the Big Ten.

Penn State was able to close the gap a little, and the Nittany Lions entered the half trailing 38-24.

03/09/2014 - 22:09
Dan Sostek
Penn State rolled over Northwestern 59-32 to move out of last place in the Big 10 and get back to .500 overall with one game left in the regular season.

Before Penn State completed its season-sweep of Ohio State last week, Nittany Lions coach Pat Chambers insisted that his team was on an uphill climb.

“We’re close,” he said.

03/06/2014 - 22:48
Ryan Bertonaschi
DJ Newbill scored 23 points but Wisconsin made 13-of-14 free throws in the last 8 minutes and the Badgers won for the seventh straight time, beating Penn State 71-66 at the Jordan Center on Sunday.

Penn State clawed and clawed, but when the clock struck zero, the Nittany Lions were unable to catch the No. 14 Badgers at the Bryce Jordan Center Sunday afternoon.

03/02/2014 - 16:34
Dan Sostek
Lions sweep season series against No. 22 Buckeyes

Penn State is in sole possession of last place no more.

02/27/2014 - 23:10
Ryan Bertonaschi
Nittany Lions led at half but faltered down the stretch, losing to the Hawkeyes 82-70

The pair of DJ Newbill and Tim Frazier predictably paced the Penn State offense in Saturday’s losing effort.

02/15/2014 - 18:23
Geoff Pfeil
Jack Ham is a Steelers legend, with four Super Bowl rings, eight Pro Bowl selections, the record for most career forced turnovers by a linebacker and a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

A three-year starter who played for Joe Paterno at Penn State, Ham is currently a sports analyst for Penn State Radio Network.

02/10/2014 - 11:20
Tony DeFazio
Penn State scored 3 points over the final 9:30 and lost to Illinois 65-50 to fall back into last place in the Big Ten.

Tim Frazier and D.J. Newbill both produced double-digit scoring performances in the Nittany Lions' loss, led by Newbill, who totaled 19 points to go along with three helpers.

02/09/2014 - 21:13
PSR Staff
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.
Editor's DeskFeature One
Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?
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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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