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To put it mildly, Pitt and Penn State had football programs in turmoil this off-season. Pitt hired its fourth coach in over a year after Todd Graham bolted for Arizona State after just one season.

Meanwhile, Penn State was shaken by a scandal that left the school's image tainted and resulted in the firing of legendary head coach Joe

02/10/2012 - 15:26
Lauren Kirschman
Frazier leads Lions with 19 points and seven assists

Penn State came storming back to close within five of No. 11 Michigan State with 9:10 to play, but couldn’t overcome a 14-point halftime deficit falling, 77-57, in East Lansing, Mich.

02/09/2012 - 00:01
PSR Staff
Frazier leads Nittany Lions with 23 points

Penn State misfired on 17 of their first 21 shot attempts and fell behind 31-10 in Iowa City on Saturday afternoon, ultimately dropping a 77-64 decision to Iowa.

02/04/2012 - 18:14
PSR Staff
A tumultuous recruiting season that featured a high-profile coaching change and some big de-commitments made the recruiting process somewhat unusual for typically button-down-and-organized Penn State.

Also unusual was the result—a class that ranks pretty low nationally.

According to recruiting gurus, the result is not a top-25 contingent and perhaps just barely a top-50 class.

02/02/2012 - 00:09
Steve Sampsell
Tim Frazier scored 21 points and Penn State jumped out to an early nine-point lead, but the Nittany Lions made just 7 of their final 26 shots--including a 1-13 stretch to open the second half--and fell to No. 20 Wisconsin 52-46 at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park Tuesday night.

Playing its fourth-straight ranked opponent, Penn State (10-13; 2-8) started hot, led for most of the first half, and were within two with 3:36 to play but couldn’t make enough shots in falling, 52

02/01/2012 - 00:19
PSR Staff
Paulina Prieto-Cerame said she felt like The Bachelorette. But instead of two dozen handsome bachelors pursuing her, there were at least that many college coaches looking for a commitment from the 6-2 outside hitter from Miami’s Palmer Trinity High School.

Who got the final rose?

Russ Rose, naturally.

The Penn State coach landed the Class of 2012 star by using a simple approach.

“He said, ‘Here’s my resume, here’s my program and

01/30/2012 - 17:13
Walter Villa
In the light of all the conference shuffling that has been going on for the better part of a year, fans are obviously curious about the ramifications. Answers may finally be coming into view.

Eventually, many members of the college football media—and many college athletics administrators—believe there will four 16-team conferences regionally placed throughout the country.

01/30/2012 - 17:03
Doug Kennedy
Penn State couldn’t overcome shooting 21 percent in the first half and fell 78-54 at No. 3 Ohio State Wednesday as the Buckeyes extended their home-court winning streak to 37 games.

Ohio State extended its series-winning streak vs.

01/25/2012 - 23:12
PSR Staff
I remember the very first time I covered a Penn State football game. I remember the rickety, pre-antebellum-esque pressbox. I remember the reporters pushing me out of the way as I gazed at new territory.

I remember the packed house, the atmosphere defined by the crowd’s roar; every down. For the entire 60 minutes.

01/24/2012 - 22:04
Anthony Jaskulski
Cody Zeller scored 18 points and Indiana held Penn State to 34 percent shooting as the Hoosiers pounded the Nittany Lions 73-54 at Assembly Hall in Bloomington on Sunday afternoon.

Penn State (10-11; 2-6 Big Ten) led 29-27 at the half, but No.

01/22/2012 - 17:22
PSR Staff
Paul Chryst sat at a table in Greensboro, North Carolina, answering questions from the media. The third-year Pitt head coach was certainly anxious to wrap up the interview session and catch his plane back to Pittsburgh, but he was also at ease.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePitt Football
Quarterback Amos Luptak ran 7 yards for a TD with a second left and Quaker Valley beat Keystone Oaks 25-19 in the CoGo's Feature Matchup Friday night.
Feature TwoHigh SchoolPress RoomTop Story
McKeesport rode junior running back Khaleke "Hit Man" Hudson to a romp over visiting Connellsville, as the 6-foot-0, 210-pounder rumbled for 340 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 36-7 rout.
Feature ThreeHigh SchoolPress RoomTop Story
When Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis June 10, he made an immediate impact, going on a 14-game hitting streak and adding a consistent bat at the top of the lineup.
Feature FourNorth Shore Notes
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Pitt head coach Paul Chryst talked with the media last month in Greensboro, NC, and previewed the Panthers' upcoming about the upcoming season.
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A quick glimpse at the 2014 Pitt football teams reveals some major red flags. A veteran quarterback and the program's all-time leading wide receiver have departed for the NFL.
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After 45 years of one head coach and two more of another, a different figure will be pacing up and down the sidelines at Beaver Stadium this season.
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The last two years have not been what WVU football fans were expecting. Ever since the Mountaineers made the switch to the Big 12, their success has slowly dwindled.
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