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Saturday November 22 2014
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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
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 - 12:39
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 - 00:00
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 - 16:58
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 - 21:39
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 - 21:11
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 - 08:24
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 - 14:28
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 - 15:40
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 - 12:30
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.
Feature ThreePure Steel
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.”
Feature FourPure Steel
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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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