PSR ANYTIME. ANYWHERE. Introducing the Pittsburgh Sports Report eMagazine. Click to read and watch the best sports coverage in the region.
Wednesday April 16 2014
Leave this field empty.
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
Lions turn the ball over 18 times in 76-67 loss

DJ Newbill posted his seventh 20-point game of the season, but Penn State (8-13; 0-9 Big Ten) couldn’t overcome a 31-1

01/31/2013 - 23:33
PSR Staff
D.J. Newbill had 15 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds and 2 steals, but Penn State struggled offensively, shooting just 36 percent, and the Nittany Lions lost their eighth straight, falling 65-51 to No. 14 Ohio State.

Overmatched by a No. 14-ranked Ohio State team, Penn State found a way to compensate for the absence of Tim Frazier and even things out a little. 

01/26/2013 - 15:12
Adam Bittner
Nittany Lions fall to 0-7 in Big Ten after 72-49 loss

Penn State fell to No. 7 Indiana Wednesday night in Bloomington as the Hoosiers came out red hot in the second half to blow open a 14-point half time lead and post a 72-49 victory.

01/23/2013 - 22:31
PSR Staff
Penn State fell to 0-6 in the Big Ten as Nebraska's Shavon Shields scored 29 points to lead the Cornhuskers over the Nittany Lions 68-64

From Tim Frazier's season-ending injury to lackluster production in the post, Penn State's season has been dogged by big-picture problems.

01/19/2013 - 18:46
Adam Bittner
First-Year mentor led Penn State to 8-4 record and Big Ten Coach of the Year accolades

Penn State coach Bill O’Brien has been selected the 2012 Bear Bryant Coach of the Year, earning his third national coaching honor.

01/18/2013 - 20:11
PSR Staff
Jermaine Marshall and DJ Newbill exploded for 56 combined points, but it was not enough as Penn State fell to No. 18 Michigan State 81-72 at the Bryce Jordan Center on Wednesday night.

Adreian Payne sure did some damage in Happy Valley.

01/16/2013 - 22:19
Adam Bittner
Lions shoot just 26 percent in 60-42 loss

The Purdue Boilermakers (8-8, 2-2 Big Ten) handed the Penn State Nittany Lions (8-8, 0-4 Big Ten) their fourth straigh

01/13/2013 - 15:29
Sam Oliff
Northwestern couldn't have presented a steeper departure from the No. 5 Indiana team that drubbed Penn State on Monday night.

The Hoosiers like to run and the Wildcats like to slow the pace.

01/11/2013 - 00:38
Adam Bittner
John Butler promoted to Nittany Lions’ defensive coordinator

Penn State head football coach Bill O’Brien announced today that secondary coach John Butler has been promoted to defensive coordinator.

01/09/2013 - 22:26
PSR Staff
It’s all starting to make sense. The Steelers have not made the playoffs the past two seasons. Those two years have seen the team part ways with players who were integral to a sustained run of success that resulted in a pair of Super Bowl championships.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePure Steel
The play of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has a tremendous impact on every game the team plays. Whatever success the Penguins have in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will depend largely on the opposition’s ability to contain No. 87. But he is not doing it alone.
Blue LineFeature TwoTop Story
A champion won't be crowned in the NHL for nearly two months, but the quest for hockey's holy grail begins now. Sixteen teams are lacing up their skates and preparing for the upcoming hunt for the Stanley Cup. Here are the four favorites.
Blue LineFeature ThreeTop Story
Pirates' righthander Charlie Morton put an exclamation point on his recovery from Tommy John surgery in 2012 with the best major league season of his career, posting 7-4 record with a 3.26 ERA.
Feature FourNorth Shore Notes
Full size video and summary... Misc YouTube Player 1 USS HS GOTWHigh School TV Channel
Full size video and summary... Misc YouTube Player 2Xfinity HS FootballHigh School TV Channel
Full size video and summary... COGOS Feature MatchupMisc YouTube Player 3High School TV Channel
The newest crop of rookies will enter the NFL on May 8, when the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Houston Texans own the first selection, and it's a South Carolina defensive end who sits atop PSR's board.
Custom 1Pure Steel
The Steelers’ offseason additions and subtractions have given a peek into what may be going on in the team’s South Side War Room as the team prepares for one of the deepest drafts in years. Several players have emerged as potential targets for the Black and Gold in 2014.
Custom 2Pure Steel
Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.
Custom 3Penn StatePitt FootballSmall CollegesWVU
The 2014 NFL Draft is shaping up to be one of the deepest in recent memory. But even in the deepest of drafts, there are studs, duds, snubs and flubs. How is one to know if a draft pick is worth cheering for, or if he should be booed mercilessly?
Custom 4NationalPure Steel