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It is a new era for Penn State football: another new coach, and a fan base desperately trying to move on. The NCAA sanctions are, at worst, half over. It appears that Bill O’Brien accomplished more than winning 15 games in two years; otherwise James Franklin wouldn’t be the new coach.

Has Penn State solved its image problem? Some will argue Yes; see James Franklin hire.

01/10/2014 - 18:50
Joe Lodanosky
Minnesota stormed back from an eight-point halftime deficit to break an eight-game road losing streak with a 68-65 victory over Penn state, as the Nittany Lions lost for the fourth time in their past five games.

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Penn State senior guard Tim Frazier and junior forward Ross Travis turned in veteran performances to lead the men’s basketball team on Wednesday evening but t

01/08/2014 - 21:57
PSR Staff
January will no doubt provide a bumpy ride for the Penn State football program. A second coaching search in two years, and the promise of a fourth head coach for the seniors-to-be, make these unprecedented times in Happy Valley.

Nevertheless, things today are better -- much better -- than they could have been.

01/01/2014 - 10:34
Eric Shultz
Second-half shooting cools as Penn State drops Big Ten opener 79-63

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (Dec. 31, 2013) – Sophomore Brandon Taylor (Tabernacle, N.J.) and junior D.J.

12/31/2013 - 20:53
PSR Staff
Pitt begins their first year of ACC play, Penn State tries to improve on their 6-30 Big Ten record of the past two seasons, Robert Morris looks to make another run for the NEC title and Duquesne hopes to improve in the A-10.

Saturday, Jan. 4: Another SEC Visit
Robert Morris at Alabama

12/30/2013 - 10:24
Tony DeFazio
Scheid's tally lifts into Three Rivers Classic championship game vs. Boston College

PITTSBURGH - Redshirt sophomore forward Eric Scheid (Blaine, Minn.) netted the game-winning goal with 1:40 left in regulation as the Penn State men's hockey team advanced to the Th

12/28/2013 - 08:55
PSR Staff
Princeton roared back from an 18-point deficit in the final six minutes to stun Penn State and ruin their "Return to the Rec" game, upsetting the Nittany Lions 81-79 in overtime.

The Tigers used a furious 24-6 run to end regulation and sent the game to overtime, where they were able to notch their first over a Big Ten team since 1985 and the first one on a Big Ten team

12/14/2013 - 18:33
PSR Staff
Allen Roberts scored 15 points off the bench and Tim Frazier had a double-double with 11 points and 13 assists as Penn State toppled Duquesne 68-59 at Consol Energy Center.

The score doesn’t always supply proper justice.

12/11/2013 - 21:09
Anthony Jaskulski
Jack scores career-high 18 points with seven blocks in Penn State victory

Penn State snapped a two-game losing streak on the court Saturday, adding to a season-long list of productive offensive outings in a 90-77 win over Marshall.

12/07/2013 - 20:01
Cody Benjamin
Tim Frazier scored 27 points but Penn State had no answer for Talib Zanna or Lamar Patterson down the stretch and Pitt rode their inside game to a 78-69 win over Penn State at the Petersen Events Center in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

For the first time since 2006, the Panthers oldest rival came to Oakland.

Following old tradition, Pitt, once again took down that foe.

12/04/2013 - 00:00
Anthony Jaskulski
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This has been a rough basketball season for fans of Division 1 hoops in this part of the state. Usually tough Robert Morris is struggling to stay at .500. Big Ten losses continue to pile up in State College. Even NCAA tourney staple Pitt is under .500 in the ACC.
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When you come across Beau Bennett’s name in a story, it’s typically preceded by compound modifiers like “oft-injured” or “injury-plagued.” Or lately, "healthy scratch."
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The Nats, Cubs and White Sox went out and added aces to their rotations, the Marlins opened the bank for Giancarlo Stanton, the Red Sox bolstered their infield and the Padres created an outfield: Reviewing the offseason moves.
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When describing Woodland Hills junior running back Miles Sanders, recruiting pundits, WPIAL coaches and high school football writers typically use superlatives like “fast,” “talented,” and “explosive,” or descriptive phrases such as “big-playmaker” and “player to lose sleep over.”
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