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Maryland's Brad Craddock kicked a 43-yard field goal with 51 seconds left to beat Penn State 20-19 and send the Nittany Lions to their fourth consecutive loss.

STATE COLLEGE, PA -- On fourth-and-one, down two points, with under 30 seconds left in the game, Christian Hackenberg lined up under center for a quarterback sneak to keep the game

11/01/2014 - 16:28
Connor Whooley
When college basketball discussions turn to top recruiting classes and rising programs, Penn State is rarely part of the conversation.

How, then, does a team which hasn’t won a postseason tournament outside of the 2009 NIT—and hasn’t finished with winning record in three years—receive commitments from three and four star out-of-st

10/30/2014 - 14:14
Mark Powell
Moon and Penn State alum finds niche with Colts

PITTSBURGH -- Indianapolis Colts center AQ Shipley was originally drafted by his hometown team when the Pittsburgh Steelers chose the Moon Township native in the seventh round (226

10/26/2014 - 20:48
Steve Flinn
Penn State rallied from a 17-0 deficit to force overtime, but Ohio State scored twice in the extra periods and the Buckeyes dealt the Lions a third consecutive loss, 31-24

At this year’s Beaver Stadium whiteout, there was no fairytale ending.

10/25/2014 - 23:35
Connor Whooley
Penn State was held to 214 total yards and shut out in the second half as Michigan snapped a three-game losing streak with an 18-13 win over the Nittany Lions in Ann Arbor.

ANN ARBOR — In a game against Michigan that started with so much promise for Penn State, it ended with a resounding thud and a recurring problem.

10/11/2014 - 22:03
Connor Whooley
Northwestern forced a pair of turnovers and held Penn State to 276 yards of offense as the Wildcats routed the Nittany Lions 29-6 in Happy Valley.

After Northwestern took the ball on the opening drive and went 39 yards to set up a 44-yard field goal attempt, Jack Mitchell’s kick sailed wide right.

09/27/2014 - 17:08
Connor Whooley
Penn State found a balanced offensive attack for the first time this season to blow out UMass 47-8 at Beaver Stadium and improve to 4-0 on the young season.

In the first three games of Penn State’s season, the Nittany Lions offense has sputtered at times.

09/20/2014 - 21:18
Connor Whooley
Coach James Franklin and players talk about new mood of team

STATE COLLEGE, PA - On Monday afternoon at about 2:30 p.m., word broke that the NCAA had lifted the sanctions it had placed on the Penn State football program in 2012.

09/09/2014 - 17:21
Connor Whooley
Lions eligible for postseason play immediately two years after child rape scandal and subsequent cover-up allegations

STATE COLLEGE - After two years and 26 games under an NCAA-imposed bowl ban and scholarship restrictions, Penn State received some good news from the college sports governing body

09/08/2014 - 15:38
Connor Whooley
Christian Hackenberg threw for 319 yards and 3 touchdowns as Penn State overcame 3 turnovers to beat Akron 21-3 Saturday afternoon.

It wasn’t a pretty game for Penn State, but in its 2014 home opener, the team managed to get the job done.

09/06/2014 - 14:58
Connor Whooley
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