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UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Penn State head football coach James Franklin today announced the members of his first coaching staff, bringing together a unit with extensive collegiate expe

01/24/2014 - 13:08
PSR Staff
The Penn State Nittany Lions overcame an eight-point second half deficit to end their six game losing-streak and earn their first conference win of the season, defeating the Nebraska Cornhuskers 58-54 in a hard-fought contest at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park.

“That is Penn State basketball,” said Nittany Lion head coach Pat Chambers while describing one of the many plays where the team had to hit the floor and scramble for the ball.

01/24/2014 - 00:42
Dan Sostek
Penn State was seconds away from their first Big 10 win of the season, but Purdue hit a 3-pointer, stole an inbounds pass and sank a free throw—all in the final 7 seconds—to beat the Nittany Lions 65-64.

Heading into Penn State’s 65-64 loss to Purdue on Saturday night, third-year Penn State coach Pat Chambers insisted that his team has been inching towards success, saying the Nittany Lions never st

01/18/2014 - 23:35
Ryan Bertonaschi
Penn State had a four-point lead at halftime was unable to hold off Indiana as the Hoosiers sent the reeling Nittany Lions to their fourth-straight Big 10 loss, 79-76, at the Bryce Jordan Center on Saturday afternoon.


01/11/2014 - 15:51
PSR Staff
Penn State has hired former Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin as the program's 16th head football coach.

Penn State President Rodney Erickson and Director of Athletics Dave Joyner announced Franklin’s appointment today.

01/11/2014 - 10:38
PSR Staff
It is a new era for Penn State football: another new coach, and a fan base desperately trying to move on. The NCAA sanctions are, at worst, half over. It appears that Bill O’Brien accomplished more than winning 15 games in two years; otherwise James Franklin wouldn’t be the new coach.

Has Penn State solved its image problem? Some will argue Yes; see James Franklin hire.

01/10/2014 - 19:50
Joe Lodanosky
Minnesota stormed back from an eight-point halftime deficit to break an eight-game road losing streak with a 68-65 victory over Penn state, as the Nittany Lions lost for the fourth time in their past five games.

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Penn State senior guard Tim Frazier and junior forward Ross Travis turned in veteran performances to lead the men’s basketball team on Wednesday evening but t

01/08/2014 - 22:57
PSR Staff
January will no doubt provide a bumpy ride for the Penn State football program. A second coaching search in two years, and the promise of a fourth head coach for the seniors-to-be, make these unprecedented times in Happy Valley.

Nevertheless, things today are better -- much better -- than they could have been.

01/01/2014 - 11:34
Eric Shultz
Second-half shooting cools as Penn State drops Big Ten opener 79-63

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (Dec. 31, 2013) – Sophomore Brandon Taylor (Tabernacle, N.J.) and junior D.J.

12/31/2013 - 21:53
PSR Staff
Pitt begins their first year of ACC play, Penn State tries to improve on their 6-30 Big Ten record of the past two seasons, Robert Morris looks to make another run for the NEC title and Duquesne hopes to improve in the A-10.

Saturday, Jan. 4: Another SEC Visit
Robert Morris at Alabama

12/30/2013 - 11:24
Tony DeFazio
There is a dynamic duo on the Pittsburgh sports scene, but they’re not playing at PNC Park. They play high school football in Pittsburgh’s City League. Brothers Timothy and James Jackson of Allderdice Dragons may be two of the most dangerous weapons in western Pennsylvania this fall.
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