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Sunday November 23 2014
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Zach Zwinak ran for three touchdowns and Allen Robinson set Penn State's single-season receptions mark, leading the Nittany Lions to a 45-21 win over Purdue on Saturday.

On paper, Purdue was not supposed to keep up with Penn State on the scoreboard.

11/16/2013 - 15:45
Eric Shultz
Guard Tim Frazier makes return to court as Lions open season with victory

Tim Frazier is back, even if Penn State's shooting percentage in its season opener didn't quite show it.

11/10/2013 - 01:47
Adam Bittner
Even before John Butler was promoted from defensive backs coach to defensive coordinator over the winter, players across Penn State’s defense spoke glowingly about his impact on the unit.

They’d often mention him spontaneously, too, not just in responding with boilerplate answers when asked about him directly.

11/09/2013 - 15:59
Adam Bittner
Penn State's offense struggled, going 1-for-9 on third down, and the Nittany Lions fell to 2-3 in the Big Ten after losing to Minnesota 24-10 on Saturday in Minneapolis.

With less than seven minutes remaining in regulation, Penn State had an opportunity to cut its deficit in half.

11/09/2013 - 15:11
Eric Shultz
The third year of a college basketball coach’s tenure at a school is typically when fans start looking for results. With a few of his own recruiting classes in the program, he has enough ownership that a lot of opinions about his ability begin to form, for better or worse.

At Penn State, where winning tradition is harder to come by and recruiting expectations are low, that pressure isn’t as intense.

11/07/2013 - 08:51
Adam Bittner
Bill Belton ran for 201 yards, Allen Robinson caught 11 passes for 165 yards and Penn State needed overtime to edge Illinois 24-17, running the Illini's Big 10 losing streak to 18.

At Penn State's previous home game, fans at Beaver Stadium had to hold their collective breath through four dramatic overtime periods with Michigan before the Nittany Lions walked away victors.

11/02/2013 - 14:49
Eric Shultz
Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller threw three touchdown passes and ran for two more as the Buckeyes rolled up nearly 700 yards of offense in a 63-14 trouncing of Penn State in Columbus Saturday night.

Penn State had no answers for rival Ohio State on the football field Saturday, suffering one of the worst losses in school history in a 63-14 blowout.

10/26/2013 - 22:38
Cody Benjamin
Penn State had never played a four overtime game and hadn't beaten a ranked opponent under coach Bill O'Brien. After doing both in a four-plus hour marathon Saturday at Beaver Stadium, they haven't lost to Michigan in 2,212 days and counting.

The Nittany Lions (4-2) mounted a thrilling fourth-quarter rally in front of a sold-out, white-clad crowd of 107,884, tying the game with just under a minute left, before prevailing 43-40 after fou

10/12/2013 - 23:42
Adam Bittner
Indiana scored three touchdowns in a 3:40 span early in the fourth quarter to pull away from Penn State en route to pasting the Nittany Lions 44-24 in Bloomington on Saturday afternoon.

Penn State's dominance of Indiana is over.

The Hoosiers racked up 486 yards of offense to throttle the Nittany Lions, 44-24, on Saturday afternoon in Bloomington.

10/05/2013 - 14:47
Adam Bittner
The Freeh Report was never about Joe Paterno. The conclusions former FBI director Louis Freeh came to about the deceased Penn State coach's involvement in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case have certainly been the most discussed and debated elements of the report.

But the report wasn't commissioned by the university's Board of Trustees for those conclusions.

09/24/2013 - 14:31
Adam Bittner
This is not a great time for the National Football League. America's richest and most successful sports league is being taken to task by everyone from media to protest groups to longtime fans.
Editor's DeskFeature One
When the Penguins dealt Jordan Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes for Brandon Sutter, Brian Dumoulin and the No. 8 overall pick on Draft Day 2012, they were coming off a string of disappointing playoff finishes.
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The six western Pennsylvania quarterbacks in the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, George Blanda and Johnny Unitas -- will be honored in Pittsburgh next summer.
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From 2004 to 2011, the Steelers led the league or finished second in fewest points allowed per game five times. Those squads were marshaled by Steelers greats such as nose tackle Casey Hampton and receiver Hines Ward, who recently made headlines for calling his old team's defense “soft.”
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The 2014-15 season is underway and plenty of high-end talent dots the top teams in America. Here is PSR's early peek at some of the best players in the land.
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There were smiles after a Plum football game late last season, for the first time in more than two years. The Mustangs finally came out on the winning end of a game.
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At Pitt Basketball’s 2014 Midnight Madness event, Joseph Uchebo did not win the dunk contest. He did, however, win over the fans.
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Can John Calipari load up for another title run with what is perhaps America's most talented roster? Does UConn have enough to repeat? Will the Tar Heels big men lead UNC to the promised land?
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