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Wednesday April 23 2014
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Spring football at Pitt and Penn State are both in full swing, with their spring games both slated for next month. PSR looks at what you can expect from spring drills.

Pitt Spring Preview
Blue-Gold Game: April 12, 7:30 PM, Bethel Park High School

03/21/2013 - 13:35
Sam Oliff
Traevon Jackson hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift No. 22 Wisconsin over Penn State 63-60 despite 23 points from Jermaine Marshall and 22 from D.J.Newbill.

In a game that saw 18 lead changes, Traevon Jackson’s buzzer beating three staved off Penn State’s bid for a Top 25 upset for the second stra

03/10/2013 - 14:32
PSR Staff
Borovnjak’s double-double leads Lions to first Big Ten road win under Patrick Chambers

Sasa Borovnjak posted his first career double-double with 15 points and a career high

03/07/2013 - 23:07
PSR Staff
Nittany Lions shoot 27 percent in 73-44 road loss

After an emotional win over fourth-ranked Michigan on Wednesday, Penn State (9-19; 1-15 Big Ten) stumbled out of the gate three days later and never recovered on a poor shooting day as the

03/03/2013 - 00:23
PSR Staff
Penn State won their first Big Ten game of the season, shocking No. 4 Michigan 84-78 behind 25 points from Jermaine Marshall.

Coach Patrick Chambers was pretty blunt in his assessment of Penn State's play during its 14-game losing streak to open Big Ten play.

02/27/2013 - 22:16
Adam Bittner
Nittany Lions lose 14th straight game

Penn State remains winless in the Big Ten, after an ugly one in Champaign where the Nittany Lions fell 64-59 to the Fi

02/22/2013 - 00:32
Shelby Cassesse
Lions lose at home to Iowa 74-72

As the losses have piled up during Penn State's brutal Big Ten season, D.J.

02/15/2013 - 00:19
Adam Bittner
Newbill and Marshall lead scoring; Wisniewski contributes six points and eight rebounds

Penn State (8-15; 0-11 Big Ten) suffered another tough shooting night, falling 67-53 to Nebraska (12-12; 3-8 Big Ten) on Saturday night in Lincoln, Neb.

02/10/2013 - 09:47
PSR Staff
The importance of national recruiting class rankings can often be wildly overstated in an age that includes endless high school prospect combines and exhaustive scouting reports on scores of prep players.

But at Penn State, where the 2013 recruiting class will be banned from postseason competition for its first three years on campus, the program's No. 35 ranking nationally and No.

02/06/2013 - 12:52
Adam Bittner
D.J. Newbill had 17 points and 7 assists, but Penn State shot just 30 percent and lost at home to Purdue 58-49 to fall to 0-10 in the Big Ten.

The home crowd got to see some rare feats when Penn State took its largest lead (nine points) so far in Big Ten play, then sustained an advantage into the half for the first time this conference se

02/05/2013 - 22:38
Adam Bittner
It’s all starting to make sense. The Steelers have not made the playoffs the past two seasons. Those two years have seen the team part ways with players who were integral to a sustained run of success that resulted in a pair of Super Bowl championships.
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The play of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has a tremendous impact on every game the team plays. Whatever success the Penguins have in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will depend largely on the opposition’s ability to contain No. 87. But he is not doing it alone.
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A champion won't be crowned in the NHL for nearly two months, but the quest for hockey's holy grail begins now. Sixteen teams are lacing up their skates and preparing for the upcoming hunt for the Stanley Cup. Here are the four favorites.
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Donation was made possible through sale of the “Remembering Rocco” shirt and by the overwhelming generosity of the Pittsburgh community and beyond.
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The newest crop of rookies will enter the NFL on May 8, when the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Houston Texans own the first selection, and it's a South Carolina defensive end who sits atop PSR's board.
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The Steelers’ offseason additions and subtractions have given a peek into what may be going on in the team’s South Side War Room as the team prepares for one of the deepest drafts in years. Several players have emerged as potential targets for the Black and Gold in 2014.
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Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.
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The 2014 NFL Draft is shaping up to be one of the deepest in recent memory. But even in the deepest of drafts, there are studs, duds, snubs and flubs. How is one to know if a draft pick is worth cheering for, or if he should be booed mercilessly?
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