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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
Paul Chryst sat at a table in Greensboro, North Carolina, answering questions from the media. The third-year Pitt head coach was certainly anxious to wrap up the interview session and catch his plane back to Pittsburgh, but he was also at ease.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePitt Football
The Steelers had a productive offseason, but nevertheless must replace several veterans. Here's a look at who's gone and how their absences may impact the team.
Feature TwoPure Steel
Here’s what we know: Mike Johnston wasn’t the Penguins’ first choice to replace Dan Bylsma this summer.
Blue LineFeature ThreeTop Story
When Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis June 10, he made an immediate impact, going on a 14-game hitting streak and adding a consistent bat at the top of the lineup.
Feature FourNorth Shore NotesTop Story
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With a brand new playoff system in place this season, it doesn't matter who finishes No. 1 at the end of the regular season -- the top four teams will meet in a two-round tournament to decide the national champion.
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A quick glimpse at the 2014 Pitt football teams reveals some major red flags. A veteran quarterback and the program's all-time leading wide receiver have departed for the NFL.
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After 45 years of one head coach and two more of another, a different figure will be pacing up and down the sidelines at Beaver Stadium this season.
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The last two years have not been what WVU football fans were expecting. Ever since the Mountaineers made the switch to the Big 12, their success has slowly dwindled.
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