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Michigan State gives $95 million to Tucker

The Associated Press Michigan State is giving Mel Tucker a $95 million, 10-year contract, making an aggressive move to keep a football coach who potentially could have left for LSU or the NFL. “I am honored to be a part of the Spartan process today, and for years to come,” Tucker wrote ...

Digesting Franklin’s new deal

The sweet potato pie is going to be especially tasty around James Franklin’s Thanksgiving table. Franklin mentioned the other day that sweet potato pie is his favorite turkey-day fare. Penn State announced Tuesday that it has agreed to a 10-year contract with Franklin, through 2031, ...

Clifford recovers from flu, expected to start Saturday

Following are the highlights of James Franklin’s Tuesday press conference: Saturday’s game: at Michigan State (3:30 p.m., ABC) Records: Penn State (7-4 overall, 4-4 in Big Ten), Michigan State (9-2, 6-2) Main storyline: Franklin deflected questions about the contract extension he was ...

Buckeyes, Bearcats in top 4

The Associated Press Cincinnati moved into position to make the College Football Playoff on Tuesday night, climbing a spot to fourth behind Georgia, Ohio State and Alabama. A team from outside the Power Five conferences has never been selected for the semifinals in the previous seven years ...

Big Ten Conference football coaches showcase stability in ’21

The Associated Press Minnesota’s P.J. Fleck sees the rampant coaching turnover going on this season and feels grateful about his relative security. “There are a lot of things going on around the country, coaches who had great years last year that don’t have jobs now a year later,” ...

Lions pull away in 2nd half

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Three-point shooting — and a 21-7 game-closing run in the final six minutes — led the Penn State men’s basketball team to an 85-74 comeback victory over previously unbeaten Cornell Monday night inside the Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State (3-1) ...