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Nittany Lions edge Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team won four of the first five bouts and six of 10 overall to down No. 15 Michigan for a Big Ten dual meet win on Friday night.Coach Cael Sanderson's squad received big wins in the lower weights to post a 19-15 win in front of a sold-out ...

Recruit leaves Pitt for Lions

Some nasty weather didn't stop Penn State football coach James Franklin.Franklin ventured out into the snowstorm on Monday, heading to western PA. He came back with a verbal commitment from Kittanning tight end Nick Bowers.Bringing Penn State's number of 2015 recruits to 23 with eight days left ...

Lady Lions earn 2nd straight win

UNIVERSITY PARK - Sophomore Alex Harris came off the bench to score 11 points and grab 10 rebounds for her first career double-double, and sophomore Kaliyah Mitchell grabbed a career-high 15 boards and scored 10 points as the Penn State Lady Lions edged Northwestern, 76-75, on Sunday afternoon ...

No. 2 Gophers nip Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK - Going up against a Minnesota team ranked second and with three top-ranked wrestlers in its lineup, Penn State faced an uphill battle to pick up a victory Sunday afternoon at a sold-out Rec Hall.The 10th-ranked Nittany Lions knocked off one of those top-ranked wrestlers, with ...

Penn State addresses needs on defensive line

Penn State came into this key recruiting weekend hoping to increase the overall upside of its 2015 class and to fill a gaping void with the days winding down until signing day.James Franklin and his staff batted 2-for-2.Wisconsin first-team all-stater Robert Windsor announced around midday via ...

Lions put an end to six-game losing streak

By Mark BrennanFor the MirrorUNIVERSITY PARK - Things were bound to click for struggling Penn State sooner or later. Unfortunately for Rutgers, it happened Saturday at the BJC.The Nittany Lions (13-7, 1-6) broke out of their six-game losing streak to start Big Ten play with a resounding 79-51 ...

PSU making one last push

With less than two weeks to go before signing day, Penn State is trying to put the finishing touches on its 2015 recruiting class by holding its biggest official visit event of the year this weekend.All 20 current members of the class were expected to be in University Park, including 16 on ...

Recruiting update

PENN STATEPlayerHt.Wt.Pos.HometownSaquon Barkley5-11190RBWhitehall, Pa.Chose PSU over: Rutgers, Notre Dame, PittAssistant coach who opened the door: Charles HuffFYI: 247Sports top prospect in Pennsylvania rushed for 1,851 yards as a senior.Ryan Bates6-5271OTWarrington, Pa.Chose PSU over: South ...

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 ...