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PSU to name Chambers

June 3, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Pat Chambers will be Penn State's new men's head basketball coach. He is expected to be introduced Monday. more »»

Wootten endorses Everhart, who will interview this week for PSU job

May 30, 2011 Legendary high school basketball coach Morgan Wootten believes one of his proteges, Ron Everhart, would be a perfect fit as Penn State's new coach. more »»

Reports: Tressel resigns at Ohio State

May 30, 2011 News broke this morning that Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel has resigned. Tressel had been suspended for the first five games of the 2011 season for his role in NCAA rules violations. more »»

All he does is hit: Fryer not team’s top catcher, but bat keeps him in lineup

May 28, 2011 Eric Fryer is too good of a hitter to keep out of the lineup, even if he is technically considered a backu. more »»

Giger: DeChellis resigns for Navy job, but not exactly for reasons he said

May 24, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Let's be clear about what really happened: Ed DeChellis made a preemptive strike for job security reasons because he knows the immediate future at Penn State is bleak, that the... more »»

Strikeout guy promotion a big hit

May 22, 2011 It’s usually the most entertaining 30-45 seconds of the night at Blair County Ballpark. The McDonald’s strikeout guy is up. There are two strikes. Pitcher winds up and delivers. more »»

Giger: Sanchez says bye bye birdie, quits Twitter after another controversial post

May 18, 2011 Tony Sanchez is a good guy with a fun personality and offbeat sense of humor who occasionally comes across looking bad in the 140-character Twitter world. more »»

Power surger: Mercer doubles HR total in less than quarter of season

May 14, 2011 Jordy Mercer hit just three home runs in his first 126 Double-A games, but he's belted 10 in his last 41 games for the Curve. more »»

Alderson regroups for good start to season

May 8, 2011 All the numbers so far, starting most importantly with his fastball, point to Tim Alderson making strides and putting his disastrous 2010 season behind him. more »»

Giger: Moskos reaches majors after years of unfair ridicule

May 1, 2011 Some perverse Pirates fans have rooted against Daniel Moskos since the day he was drafted, hoping he would fail so they could blast the organization for making a big mistake. more »»

Knowing when to pull pitcher sometimes a difficult decision

April 24, 2011 Let’s revisit an interesting scenario that played out Wednesday afternoon at Blair County Ballpark. more »»

Giger: Beasley discusses why Pirates' previous plan failed

April 20, 2011 The Pirates' plan looked and sounded good seven years ago, but hindsight tells us it failed. Miserably. more »»

Giger: Young Curve should be strong again

April 5, 2011 Almost any time Curve manager P.J. Forbes has been asked about his team, he’s gone to his stock answer. “We’re young, and that’s exciting,” Forbes has said repeatedly. more »»

Huntington’s plan working — in minors

March 28, 2011 BRADENTON, Fla. more »»

NCAA dance enhances Lions' resume

March 19, 2011 TUCSON, Ariz. — Going one and done in the NCAA Tournament is, in Penn State’s case, undoubtedly better than winning the NIT two years ago. It’s not even close, either. more »»

Giger: Lions show heart and character but need more talent

March 18, 2011 TUCSON, Ariz. -- Penn State didn't get to the NCAA Tournament or in position to nearly win a thrilling game because of an abundance of talent. more »»

PSU's basketball identity can change starting with this NCAA tourney

March 17, 2011 NOTE: Follow Cory Giger's live updates from the arena at!/corygiger TUCSON, Ariz. more »»

Giger: Watered-down NCAA Tournament should be wild ride

March 15, 2011 The NCAA doesn't do many things right, but thank goodness it voted last year not to expand the men's basketball tournament to 96 teams. more »»

Giger: A 'special moment' for PSU men's basketball

March 14, 2011 Tradition has to start somewhere, and maybe, just maybe, Penn State's basketball program began that process at 6:21 p.m. Sunday. "That was a special moment," Nittany Lion coach Ed DeChellis said. more »»

ESPN sees Penn State as virtual lock to reach NCAA Tournament

March 12, 2011 Check the link to the right for Cory Giger's blog on the Nittany Lions' NCAA tourney chances. more »»

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