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3 PSU players in Senior Bowl

UNIVERSITY PARK - A trio of Penn State standouts are set to play in today's 66th Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala.Safety Adrian Amos, defensive end Deion Barnes and offensive tackle Donovan Smith will suit up for the North squad in the prestigious contest.Linebacker Mike Hull participated in Senior ...

Hoops du Jour

PSU men at Michigan StateTipoff: 7 p.m., Breslin Center, East Lansing, Mich.Records: Penn State (12-6, 0-5 Big Ten); Michigan State (12-6, 3-2)Coaches: Patrick Chambers is 50-65 in his fourth season at Penn State and 92-93 in six seasons overall. Tom Izzo is 480-192 in his 20th season at ...

Lady Lions fall to Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Despite missing their leading scorer Lindsey Spann due to illness, the Penn State Lady Lions (3-15, 0-7) battled Ohio State (12-7, 4-3) but came up short in a 69-60 loss Sunday.Sophomore Sierra Moore scored a team-high 16 points to pace the Lady Lion effort.Moore, who was ...

Victim advocates don’t embrace NCAA over deal

STATE COLLEGE - Not everybody is happy after the NCAA agreed to restore football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal, and the NCAA did not necessarily win any fans with the move.The agreement, swiftly approved Friday by the boards ...

Maybe Joe will get his statue back, too, amid NCAA follies

Reckless, arrogant, self-aggrandizing, inept - if you needed just one episode to illustrate everything wrong about Mark Emmert's tenure as NCAA boss, he just handed it over, tied up with a bow.No matter how Emmert and his lawyers try to spin it, the settlement announced Friday in the Penn State ...

No. 7 PSU routs Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. - The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, ranked No. 7 in the latest Intermat Tournament Power Index, dominated No. 25 Rutgers in The RAC Friday night.Cael Sanderson's Nittany Lions won eight of 10 bouts to roll to a 28-6 win in front of a Rutgers wrestling record crowd. ...

NCAA rights its wrong with Penn State

The NCAA fell further on its sword Friday with the announcement that it was restoring to Penn State the 112 victories it took away in July 2012 as part of a package of over-the-top sanctions for the school's incompetence in managing Jerry Sandusky.Maybe it will bleed to death.Of all the ...

AP breaks down new PSU agreement

The Associated PressThe NCAA on Friday announced a new settlement with Penn State that replaces a 2012 consent decree they signed in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.Some questions and answers on the new deal:Q: How did this come about?A: Two Pennsylvania state officials ...

No. 17 Nebraska routs Penn State women

LINCOLN, Neb. - Freshman guard Natalie Romero scored a career-high 18 points, including a career-best 6 of 11 3-pointers, and No. 17 Nebraska beat Penn State, 73-45, on Thursday to win its third straight.Tear'a Laudermill had 12 points and a career-high five steals, Ali Havers scored 11, Brandi ...

Lasch Building on track for renovations

UNIVERSITY PARK - A recommendation to appoint Populous of Kansas City, Mo., to design an estimated $12 million renovation to the Mildred and Louis Lasch Football Building was approved Thursday by the Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning, and will be ...

Penn St., Va. Tech revise series dates

UNIVERSITY PARK - The first gridiron meeting between Penn State and Virginia Tech has been moved to 2020, two years earlier than originally scheduled.The Nittany Lions will travel to Blacksburg on Sept. 12, 2020 and the Hokies will visit State College on Sept. 6, 2025. The games were originally ...

Lions’ rally comes up short

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana still needs a knockout punch.At least this season, the Hoosiers have found a finishing touch.Robert Johnson scored 20 points Tuesday night, Troy Williams added 15 and Indiana held off hard-charging Penn State 76-73 after a potentially tying 3-pointer was waved off by ...

Rudel: PSU departures underscore transition

The number of college football underclassmen bypassing a final season of eligibility to take their chances in the NFL Draft is down considerably since last year.A record 98 players jumped early in 2014, but as of Friday that number has been cut by nearly 30 percent as 63 were rolling the ...

PSU underclassmen in the draft

Jesse JamesPosition: Tight endSize: 6-7, 2702014 stats: 38 catches, 396 yards, three TDsStrengths: Size, pass-catching skills, athleticismWeaknesses: BlockingDan Shonka's draft projection: Third round, maybe late second with strong workouts. "There wasn't a lot of tight ends projected out ...

Lions pummel Hoosiers

UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State 141-pounder Kade Moss isn't too shabby when it comes to wrestling on his feet, having won a Greco-Roman national title this past summer.So, when the opportunity for a headlock of Indiana's Sean Brown presented itself, the four-time Utah state champion pounced. Moss, ...

Shoop getting new contract

Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is getting a new three-year contract worth nearly $1 million a year, according to Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports.Shoop had a brief flirtation with LSU the past few days before announcing Wednesday night he's staying at Penn State.It's unknown how much he ...

Shoop appears to be staying at PSU

Based on a tweet sent out late Wednesday night, it appears that defensive coordinator Bob Shoop will be staying put at Penn State after being considered a candidate for the same position at LSU.While Shoop didn't flat out say he's sticking with PSU, his tweet seemed to leave little doubt about ...

Lions drop to 0-3 in Big Ten

UNIVERSITY PARK - In the final minute of Penn State's Big Ten home opener vs. Michigan at the Jordan Center Tuesday night, a young Wolverine fan began screaming, "It's all over." She did it again and again, as the Maize and Blue clad adults in the otherwise empty section around her laughed.The ...

LSU to talk to Shoop

Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is scheduled to interview soon for the same position at LSU, according to a report Tuesday by The Advocate in Baton Rouge.One big drawing point for the LSU job figures to be the pay. While LSU may or may not be considered a step up from Penn State, the ...