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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
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The Steelers started the offseason by signing franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a significant contact extension. A day before training camp opened, they capped the offseason by extending the contract of general manger Kevin Colbert.
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There is a dynamic duo on the Pittsburgh sports scene, but they’re not playing at PNC Park. They play high school football in Pittsburgh’s City League. Brothers Timothy and James Jackson of Allderdice Dragons may be two of the most dangerous weapons in western Pennsylvania this fall.
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Todd Haley is entering his fourth season as the Steelers' offensive coordinator. After a bumpy start to his tenure in Pittsburgh, Haley directed one of the most explosive offenses in team history in 2014.
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Time moves faster in the NFL. Players seem to age more rapidly and rosters turn over more quickly than in any other sport. Nowhere else is this more evident than the Steelers defense, where nine of 2011’s opening day starters are no longer with the team.
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Pitt football’s forgettable Paul Chryst era ended at 19-20 when the Madison native returned to Wisconsin to coach the Badgers, leaving the program in the same state of mediocrity in which he found it.
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On the heels of a dismal 4-8 season in 2013—and seated firmly upon the hotseat—head coach Dana Holgorsen was able to steer the West Virginia football program back in the right direction in 2014.
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In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.
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Stepping into Beaver Stadium sporting traditional, nameless navy blue and white jerseys, Penn State football intends to chase a championship under second-year head coach James Franklin.
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