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Battered defense holds up its end

September 18, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — OK, Penn State fans: Raise your hand if you’re satisfied with a 34-27 victory over Temple. There should be more hands up. more »»

Game shows pride of series

September 11, 2016 PITTSBURGH — As Trace McSorley was facing a pack of reporters underneath the Heinz Field stands late Saturday afternoon, trying to express his disappointment over his last-minute interception that... more »»

Knocking off Panthers shot in Franklin’s arm

September 8, 2016 If you put the behavior of both coaches under a microscope, Saturday’s game would seem to mean more to Pat Narduzzi than James Franklin. more »»

McSorley, offense leave room to grow

September 4, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Almost the entire time he was watching Christian Hackenberg lead the Penn State offense the last two years, James Franklin never let go of his opinion that a running quarterback... more »»

Lions should have fresh(er) start this year

September 3, 2016 A little nitpicking while eager for the 2016 curtain to go up: n James Franklin had a good explanation to a question this week on why the Nittany Lions looked so flat against Temple in their opener... more »»

Measure program’s strides in its improvements

September 1, 2016 Bill Parcells once said, “You are what your record says you are.” That statement probably applied more to the NFL, where Parcells spent the vast majority of his Hall of Fame career. more »»

Pry ascending to his biggest stage

August 5, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — When Bob Shoop left Penn State’s defensive coordinator position for a similar job at Tennessee after last season, several Nittany Lion players told James Franklin he didn’t need to... more »»

Griping publicly doesn’t help Penn State

July 28, 2016 James Franklin went 0-1 at the Big Ten Media Days. more »»

Pitt’s call on beer hits spot

July 3, 2016 Some recent news items in sports worthy of comment while wondering how many saw this big of a dropoff coming for the 2016 Pirates: ITEM: Pitt to sell beer at Heinz Field. more »»

Rudel: Chambers sees the light at PSU

June 11, 2016 Patrick Chambers was right at home during the Bishop Guilfoyle Marauder Club’s annual spring luncheon Friday at Park Hills Country Club. more »»

West follows heart home

May 22, 2016 As Doug West worked through some morning pancakes earlier this week, a couple of days removed from being named head boys basketball coach at Altoona Area High School, his alma mater, he pondered the... more »»

‘Chopping’ at bit to help Altoona searches

April 6, 2016 “Neil? This is Dick Lockard. Can we borrow the Mirror helicopter?” I chuckle. “Well, sure, Dick — but I’m driving. Company policy. I figured you’d be calling. more »»

PSU needs patience to be virtue

January 17, 2016 The Nittany Nation just completed a week unlike one it’s ever seen. It began with defensive coordinator Bob Shoop accepting a similar position at Tennessee and continued with six more defections. more »»

'Super' night awaiting Kostelniks

January 14, 2016 The Kostelnik family is holding a reunion Friday night at Central Cambria High School. And the honoree will no doubt be looking down proudly. more »»

Rudel: Franklin, staff hit crossroads

January 11, 2016 Most fair judgments of a college football head-coaching hiring take place after four year. more »»

McSorley whets appetite for 2016

January 3, 2016 JACKSONVILLE — Down 24-3 in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s TaxSlayer Bowl against Georgia and with injured Christian Hackenberg done for the day, Penn State appeared on its way to a 35-point... more »»

For Hack, clock about to strike midnight

January 2, 2016 JACKSONVILLE — The biggest question concerning the Penn State football program — whether Christian Hackenberg is in fact playing his final game today and will move on to the NFL — has yet to be... more »»

PSU’s Garrity upholding family legacy

January 1, 2016 FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — The irony is not lost on Gregg Garrity. more »»

Penn State welcomes Moorhead

December 17, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin wasn’t his typical “awesome” self on Wednesday. more »»

Flash, Dukes turn back clock

December 13, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — It’s not an easy decision to play arguably your most attractive non-conference game at a neutral site. more »»

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