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Friday October 24 2014
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Penn State coach Bill O'Brien's in-game adjustments have the Lions out-maneuvering their opposition this season.

Late in Joe Paterno's career, his teams were often criticized for not "adjusting" in the second half of games, particularly those they lost.

09/24/2013 - 13:39
Adam Bittner
Zach Zwinak scored three touchdowns and Bill Belton added two as Penn State trounced Kent State 34-0 Saturday in State College.

When Penn State’s defense watches video from its 34-0 shutout against Kent State on Saturday at Beaver Stadium, three things will be pretty clear:

09/22/2013 - 01:00
Adam Bittner
Penn State tries to bounce back from last week's 34-31 loss to Central Florida when they host MAC-foe Kent State at Beaver Stadium Saturday afternoon,

Coach Bill O’Brien has a simple remedy for what ailed Penn State’s defense in last week’s 34-31 loss against Central Florida that saw the unit give up more than 500 yards of offense to the Knights.

09/20/2013 - 17:58
Adam Bittner
Central Florida rolled up 508 yards of offense to upset Penn State 34-31 at Beaver Stadium on Saturday evening.

Blake Bortles was as advertised.

09/14/2013 - 22:39
Adam Bittner
Penn State-Central Florida Croke Park Classic names trophy after Steelers chairman

When Croke Park Classic officials approached Dan Rooney about naming the event's trophy after him, the former U.S. ambassador to Ireland and Steelers chairman was characteristically humble.

09/14/2013 - 22:11
Adam Bittner
Lions host Knights at 6 PM at Beaver Stadium

Penn State and Central Florida will meet at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland to open next season.

09/14/2013 - 09:24
Adam Bittner
Penn State ran up nearly 600 yards of offense and held Eastern Michigan to under 200 as the Lions trounced their MAC-foe 45-7 in the season-opener at Beaver Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Through two games, Penn State’s offense has proven it can be scary – when it wants to be.

09/07/2013 - 15:28
Adam Bittner
Lions host Eastern Michigan at noon Saturday

Penn State fans getting their first look at the 2013 Nittany Lions on Saturday will undoubtedly have their eyes drawn to quarterback Christian Hackenberg as he makes his Beaver Stadium debut agains

09/06/2013 - 16:40
Adam Bittner
Don't believe the Syracuse hype - Penn State is New York's college football team

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Syracuse is trying to market itself as "New York's College Team," by slapping that slogan on its stationary, athletics website and advertisements.

09/02/2013 - 13:30
Adam Bittner
Christian Hackenberg threw two touchdown passes in his first college game and the freshman led Penn State to 23-17 victory against Syracuse on Saturday

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Starting the season with a freshman under center hasn’t traditionally been Penn State’s thing.

08/31/2013 - 21:11
Adam Bittner
Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right? Wrong. Domestic violence, like so many problematic subjects, has shades of gray.
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One week left in the 2014 WPIAL regular season. One week left for teams to prove they’re ready for the playoffs.
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The Baldwin Highlanders (3-6) will look to the Altavilla brothers—Doug and Nick—against the Bethel Park Blackhawks (7-4) in Friday’s Quad A Southeastern Conference battle.
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Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.
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A starter since her freshman year of high school, Brenna Wise has made a name for herself throughout her conference, the greater Pittsburgh area and across the state of Pennsylvania.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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