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Athletic programs to be investigated for lack of institutional control

STATE COLLEGE, Pa.

11/18/2011 - 18:21
Tony DeFazio
Nittany Lion defensive tackle among five finalists for nation’s top defensive player honor

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; November 17, 2011 – Penn State senior defensive tackle Devon Still (Wilmington, Del.) has been selected one of five finalists for the Read More ...

11/17/2011 - 19:00
PSR Staff
Former Penn State football player and member of board named to post

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; - David M. Joyner has been named acting athletic director for Penn State, effective immediately.

11/16/2011 - 13:24
PSR Staff
No. 21 Nittany Lions visit No. 15 Badgers on Nov. 26 for pivotal Leaders Division game

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., November 14, 2011 – Penn State’s pivotal Big Ten Leaders Division clash at Wisconsin on Saturday, Nov.

11/14/2011 - 17:00
PSR Staff
Penn State opens Patrick Chambers Era with victory behind 17 points from freshman Trey Lewis

Penn State claimed its seventh-straight season opening victory and Chambers, who had approximately 75 family and friends in attendance, claimed his first as a head coach after dropping a pair of ro

11/13/2011 - 00:03
PSR Staff
University says coach has received threats

Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary will not attend the Nittany Lions'

11/10/2011 - 23:24
Tony DeFazio
The Penn State University Board of Trustees has relieved President Graham Spanier and head football coach Joe Paterno of their duties effective immediately.

"These decisions were made after careful deliberations and in the best interests of the university as a whole,” said John Surma, vice chair of

11/10/2011 - 01:38
Tony DeFazio
Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno has decided to retire at end of the season.

Paterno has been the subject of heavy criticism since former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was indicted by a grand jury and charged wi

11/09/2011 - 12:01
Tony DeFazio
Something repulsive has been brushed up from under the rug in State College. Something that will gut the most prestigious, illustrious football program in America to its core.

With the Penn State board of trustees currently working on coach Joe Paterno's exit from a program he's held the reigns to for 45 years, th

11/09/2011 - 11:22
Anthony Jaskulski
I remember when I was 12 years old, playing basketball in the 6th grade on the JV team. On one particular night, in a span of about three minutes, I shot three straight air balls in a loss.

After the game I overheard my coach talking to a parent: “Did you see Joe’s shooting today? Maybe tomorrow he’ll be able to hit rim.”

11/08/2011 - 16:28
Joe Giardina
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.
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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.
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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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