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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
First African-American to start at linebacker in NFL

Former Penn State All-America end Dave Robinson has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2013.

02/02/2013 - 21:25
PSR Staff
I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
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Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?
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Steve Blass was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1960 and made his major league debut in 1964. From 1968 through 1972, Blass was one of the National League’s best pitchers.
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It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.
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In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
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When Pittsburgh canine officer Rocco died in the line of duty in January, Chris Benson of Benstonium.com created a design to pay tribute to the fallen officer. When The Black N Gold Girls shared his design on Facebook, their followers decided to help.
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The NHL handed out their annual awards at the end of June, and the Penguins' Sidney Crosby captured a hat trick, securing the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (scoring champ) and the Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players).
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Pittsburgh is city full of sports heroes and legendary figures. The list of Pittsburgh sports legends is long, but it begins with the following four men.
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