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Plan to keep teams guessing on Parsons in place

The Associated Press OXNARD, Calif. — Micah Parsons might not lobby for playing time in the preseason this month the way the Dallas linebacker did last year in one of the “Hard Knocks” highlights for the Dallas Cowboys. The reigning NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year wants to be clear. ...

Lions look for Tinsley to catch on fast this season

By Neil Rudel nrudel@altoonamirror.com UNIVERSITY PARK — Jahan Dotson, Penn State’s best receiver last year and in several years is gone, but the Nittany Lions hope his successor won’t take long to acclimate. He, too, wears No. 5. Mitchell Tinsley caught 87 passes for 1402 ...

Senators inquiring about NIL deals

The Associated Press Sens. Tommy Tuberville and Joe Manchin have reached out to college sports leaders, including the Southeastern Conference commissioner, for feedback and ideas on how to regulate the way athletes are compensated for their names, images and likenesses. Tuberville (R-Ala.), ...

Clifford needs to prove he’s worthy of trust

When Sean Clifford decided to come back for a sixth season at Penn State, it seemed like a good idea both for the Nittany Lions and for him. He’s not viewed as a high-round NFL prospect, and his experience — he’s started 33 games — would presumably give the Lions their best chance to ...

Franklin sees big things from offense in 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Some coaches approach the preseason by taking a guarded attitude publicly. That was not the case with James Franklin on Wednesday. Speaking at Big Ten Media Day, Franklin brought the optimism for the upcoming season, especially what he expects from his offense. The ...

New PSU athletic director: Road trend ‘stinks’

INDIANAPOLIS – Penn State opens Big Ten play at Purdue on Thursday, Sept. 1 — the seventh straight year the Nittany Lions have started the conference schedule away from home. The Lions have also opened on the road 12 times in the last 13 years. New athletic director Pat Kraft called ...