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Ohio scored 21 unanswered points in the second-half, including a game-clinching touchdown on a seven-minute, 14-play, 93-yard drive with 2:55 remaining to upset Penn State 24-14 at Beaver Stadium on Saturday.

Putting an end to the most tumultuous offseason in program history, Penn State coach Bill O'Brien finally led the Lions back onto the football field.

09/01/2012 - 16:27
Adam Bittner
Following the most tumultuous offseason in the history of Penn State football, quarterback Matt McGloin has a clear picture of his team's mission in 2012.

"We definitely have a chance to make history here at Penn State," McGloin said.

08/30/2012 - 12:06
Adam Bittner
Jordan Smith becomes first PSU verbal since sanctions

Cornerback Jordan Smith of Woodson High School in Washington, DC, has committed to Penn State after visiting the campus this past weekend.

08/13/2012 - 13:34
Tony DeFazio
In the continuing fallout from the shocking child sex abuse scandal at Penn State, it seems insensitive to call any challenges the Nittany Lions will face between the lines this season "problems."

Nevertheless, Penn State will have to sort out a number of depth issues if it's to finish atop the Big Ten Leaders Division in 2012.

08/07/2012 - 13:49
Adam Bittner
Two starters, several back-ups among those to leave so far

Eight football players have elected to transfer out of Penn State in the wake of NCAA sanctions against the program.

08/02/2012 - 15:43
Tony DeFazio
When 6-foot-5 former Penn State volleyball star Blair Brown went club-hopping a while back with 6-4 Nebraska All-American Brooke Delano and three other very tall young women, they weren’t exactly shy about their height.

All five wore three-inch heels.


“We would have worn six-inch heels if we had them,” Delano said with a laugh. “We got some comments about our long legs, and we loved it.”

07/27/2012 - 11:22
Walter Villa
It’s interesting that NOW there is outrage in State College about actions that are “unfair to the kids.” The harsh NCAA sanctions against the Penn State football program are indeed unfair to the student-athletes.

They had absolutely nothing to do with Jerry Sandusky’s crimes or the massive, 14-year-long cover-up perpetrated by those in charge of the university. The sanctions are extremely unfair.<

07/24/2012 - 10:42
Tony DeFazio
As a society, we fear doing too little when we should do more. NCAA President Mark Emmert has just become the walking, talking example of that statement.

In wake of the horrific findings of one of the most heinous crimes in the history of college athletics, not to mention our country, the third-year president of the NCAA decided Monday to lay down o

07/23/2012 - 18:18
Anthony Jaskulski
The NCAA has fined Penn State $60 million, banned the team from postseason play for four years, eliminated multiple scholarships, stripped the Nittany Lions of all wins between 1998-2011, and placed the program on probation for five years.

NCAA President Mark Emmert announced severe sanctions against the Penn State football program as a result of the Jerry Sa

07/23/2012 - 13:51
Tony DeFazio
Pitt's Hubie Graham and Ryan Turnley named to John Mackey Award and Rimington Watch Lists

Two more Pitt players, as well as players from Penn State and WVU, were named preseason candidates for top national awards t

07/10/2012 - 11:27
PSR Staff
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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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