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Newbill's 20 leads Nittany Lions to 64-51 win

D.J. Newbill scored 20 points, Brandon Taylor added 17 and Penn State defeated George Washington 64-51 Sunday for its eighth straight win.

12/14/2014 - 15:09
Anthony Mendicino
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg has had a wild 15 months. One year ago, Hackenberg earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors after leading the Nittany Lions to a 7-5 record.

He earned the adoration of Penn State fans after a season in which he showed poise beyond his years, highlighted by an improbable comeback win over Michigan.

12/08/2014 - 12:40
Tony DeFazio
Panthers to face Houston in Armed Forces Bowl Jan. 2, Penn State will play Boston College Dec. 27 in the Pinstripe Bowl, WVU squares off against Texas A&M in Liberty Bowl Dec. 29

Pitt, Penn State and WVU all learned of their bowl destinations on Sunday.

12/07/2014 - 19:29
PSR Staff
Michigan State returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and never looked back, handing Penn State a 34-10 loss on Senior Day in Happy Valley.

Simply put, Michigan State was too much for Penn State to handle.

11/29/2014 - 20:23
Connor Whooley
Illinois drove 54 yards in the final two minutes to kick a last-second field goal and upset Penn State 16-14.

After becoming bowl-eligible last week, Penn State was unable to extend their winning streak to three, falling to Big Ten foe Illinois 16-14 on a last second field goal.

11/22/2014 - 17:28
Alex Stumpf
The Penn State defense forced five turnovers and Akeel Lynch ran for 130 yards as Nittany Lions beat Temple 30-13 at Beaver Stadium on Saturday.

When the first half of Penn State’s tilt with Temple came to a close on Saturday, there had been just nine points scored between the two teams.

11/15/2014 - 18:37
Connor Whooley
Lions use strong second half to win

D.J. Newbill led the way for Penn State as the Nittany Lions opened the season with a 61-48 win over Morgan State on Friday

11/14/2014 - 22:30
PSR Staff
After a season where the Nittany Lions fell just short of .500, Penn State’s upperclassman-laden team is looking to clinch its first winning record since 2010-2011 season.

“I think (the expectations) have to be higher than they’ve been here before,” play-by-play announcer Steve Jones said.

11/13/2014 - 08:55
Alex Stumpf
Horrid O-line play threatening to keep Lions home during bowl season

After the bowl-ban stemming from the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal was lifted earlier this year, Penn State fans were excited to see their team play again at the end of the re

11/08/2014 - 19:47
Alex Stumpf
Bill Belton scored on a 92-yard run and the Penn State defense overcame another shaky offensive performance to beat Indiana 13-7, snapping a four-game losing streak.

Much like its last four games, Penn State’s matchup with Indiana was a low-scoring, field-position affair, but unlike those previous games, it finished with the Nittany Lions ahead.

11/08/2014 - 15:46
Connor Whooley
Neil Walker’s contract expires after the 2016 season. The Pirates second baseman is due for a big raise in arbitration this offseason—likely to $10 million—and signing him to a long-term extension will cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $12-$15 million annually.
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