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Nittany Lions escape despite wasted opportunities

October 2, 2011 BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Of all the information distributed to the media at Memorial Stadium late Saturday afternoon, there was one number that leaped off the final stat packet: 86 plays. more »»

Rudel: PSU's No. 1 priority is getting Bolden to take charge

September 24, 2011 Some gameday observations while thinking there won’t be a worse 3-1 team in the country after today: It appears Joe Paterno is giving Rob Bolden every opportunity to become the Nittany Lions’ No. more »»

PSU could have done a lot for Big East

September 22, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK — Maybe 30 years have taken some of the fight out of Joe Paterno. more »»

PSU offense meets late challenge

September 17, 2011 PHILADELPHIA — A funny thing happened en route to what would have been one of the lower moments of the Joe Paterno Era. more »»

Rudel: QB rotation can't cloud big picture

September 10, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK -- While the discussion raged through the week on who will and/or who should start at quarterback today -- Rob Bolden or Matt McGloin -- let's calm it down a few decibles with this... more »»

Lions show they have work to do

September 4, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK — Maybe ABC knew something when it was deciding over the summer whether to play Penn State-Alabama at night or the 3:30 kickoff it ultimately determine. more »»

Rudel: Lions have lofty goals after disappointing 2010 season

September 3, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Senior offensive tackle Chima Okoli, who likely will be among Penn State’s best leaders and spokesmen this season, was asked earlier this week to frame the Nittany Lions’... more »»

Penn State recruiting in high gear

August 14, 2011 Some random observations while smelling the football in the air: n Penn State is in the midst of a strong recruiting stretch as the Nittany Lions have received an impressive 16 verbal commitments,... more »»

New PSU men's basketball coach working on perception

August 2, 2011 TIPTON — Patrick Chambers has two immediate missions: get players and improve Penn State’s image in basketball. more »»

Sun setting on JoePa’s staff, not him

July 30, 2011 Joe Paterno’s most surprising comment from the Big Ten Media Days was not his expressed desire to coach another “four-five years. more »»

Deaths mar sports week

July 10, 2011 This was a tough week on the area sports scene with two tragic deaths, Armen Gilliam and Pat Boland. more »»

Will renewal lead to reconciliation? Let’s hope

June 16, 2011 In the big picture, Tuesday’s announcement that Penn State and Pitt would renew its football rivalry for two games in 2016 and 2017 is not a big deal. more »»

Ohio State fallout just beginning

June 9, 2011 Some random thoughts while enjoying the summer: n Don’t be surprised if the list of casualties at Ohio State goes beyond Jim Tressel and Terrelle Pryor. more »»

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 »»

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 »»

PSU coaching search: Lions have another chance to get it right

May 29, 2011 In 1967, Penn State had a chance to hire Bob Knight, who was the head coach at Army. It hired Johnny Bach instead. In 1979, Penn State had a chance to hire Jim Valvano, who was at Ion. more »»

Questions now surround Sandusky’s Penn State departure

April 9, 2011 Last week, the Harrisburg Patriot-News broke a stunning story disclosing that for the past 18 months a state grand jury has been investigating former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky... more »»

Rudel: Dunn savors PSU’s last NCAA run

March 16, 2011 Jerry Dunn laughed at the memory. The Nittany Lions were flying into New Orleans for the 2001 NCAA Tournament when the pilot came on and announced, according to Dunn, “I’ve got good news and bad news. more »»

Tressel gets off too easily

March 13, 2011 Imagine the embarrassment Ohio State must feel in suspending head football coach Jim Tressel for the first two games of next season while fining him $250,000. more »»

Frankly, SC program sets the bar

March 3, 2011 LORETTO — Drew Frank interrupted his post-game interview to shake hands with John Swogger, the former Altoona Area High School coaching great. more »»

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