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Lions eligible for postseason play immediately two years after child rape scandal and subsequent cover-up allegations

STATE COLLEGE - After two years and 26 games under an NCAA-imposed bowl ban and scholarship restrictions, Penn State received some good news from the college sports governing body

09/08/2014 - 16:38
Connor Whooley
Christian Hackenberg threw for 319 yards and 3 touchdowns as Penn State overcame 3 turnovers to beat Akron 21-3 Saturday afternoon.

It wasn’t a pretty game for Penn State, but in its 2014 home opener, the team managed to get the job done.

09/06/2014 - 15:58
Connor Whooley
Sam Ficken kicked a 36-yard field goal as time expired to lift Penn State over Central Florida 26-24 in Ireland on Saturday morning.

As the final seconds ticked down and Penn State scrambled to get into Sam Ficken’s field goal range, scenes of the kicker’s missed field goals two years ago against Virginia probably ran through th

08/30/2014 - 13:06
Connor Whooley
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.

New head coach James Franklin inherits a 2014 Nittany Lions squad that is stocked in some areas and thin in others as the team looks to build off last year’s 7-5 season under former head coach Bill

08/06/2014 - 16:22
Connor Whooley
New AD brings extensive experience as administrator and head coach

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – In a Saturday afternoon (July 26) press conference, Penn State President Eric Barron introduced the University’s new athletic director, Sandy Barbour — a 30-y

07/26/2014 - 14:35
PSR Staff
Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?

However you choose to word it, there’s no question that the Steelers depth chart at receiver is one of the team’s most unsettled as training camp looms.

07/06/2014 - 18:35
Ryan Bertonaschi
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.

“The idea that now that I’ll be doing what I’ve been watching the past few years, it’s really something special for me and I think it puts a lot of things in perspective.

07/06/2014 - 18:29
Jeremy Tepper
Pitt and Penn State were fairly well-represented in last month’s NFL Draft, with each school sending three players into the league via the annual draft. The western Pennsylvania region also saw three players selected.

The first local player taken was no surprise, as Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald went 13th overall to the St. Louis Rams.

06/06/2014 - 11:44
Tony DeFazio
Two-time All-American to become 18th Nittany Lion player to gain induction

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA - Former Penn State All-America linebacker Shane Conlan, the leader of the Nittany Lions’ tenacious 1985-86 defenses, has been elected to the National Football

05/22/2014 - 23:32
PSR Staff
If it were ever revealed that Penn State head coach James Franklin didn’t participate in the daily activity that most humans call “sleep,” Nittany Lions fans shouldn’t be surprised.

That’s because he’s always somewhere recruiting, and he makes sure he’s doing it with undivided attention.

05/15/2014 - 11:12
Ryan Bertonaschi
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The Steelers need cornerbacks, and the upcoming NFL Draft has some. The team may have to be willing to think outside the box a bit, however.
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It’s finally baseball season and Pirates fans have plenty to be excited about. Coming off consecutive playoff appearances, the Pirates are poised to field what general manager Neal Huntington called the “deepest and most talented” team he has assembled.
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As the primary location for much of Major League Baseball’s spring training, Florida is a familiar spot for most professional baseball players. For new Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang, it’s the beginning of a transition period.
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Has there been a Penguins team in recent memory that has been as inexplicable, as enigmatic as this year’s incarnation? Don’t think so.
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The Pirates division opponents have changed quite a bit over the offseason, as the Cardinals and Cubs made major changes, while the Brewers and Reds are not the playoff contenders they once were.
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The All-Star Game is a distant memory. The last leg of the NBA regular season is upon us. It’s time to start looking at which teams have the right stuff to hold the Larry O’Brien trophy in June.
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Penn State hits the field for their second spring practice under James Franklin. After a 2-6 Big Ten season but a big bowl win, the Nittany Lions are looking for improvement.
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It's time for Pitt to welcome a new football season, and for the fourth time in six springs, there's a new coach at the helm. Pat Narduzzi will oversee his first practices as head coach next week.
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