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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
Belle Vernon’s Dorian Johnson commits to PSU

Penn State ended June by getting two major recruiting commitments from athletes out of Pennsylvania and Maryland.

06/29/2012 - 12:49
Tony DeFazio
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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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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