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Harbaugh’s antics all part of game

By Mark PuleoFor the MirrorUNIVERSITY PARK - The jacket goes flying, the headset gets thrown, the face turns red and America turns their television stations to watch the Jim Harbaugh show.Every week, the expressive Michigan coach puts on a show for the football audience, almost always in ...

Minnesota runs past Illinois to victory

The Associated PressMINNEAPOLIS - Shannon Brooks rushed for 174 yards and three touchdowns, including a 75-yard romp into the end zone with 1:25 remaining for Minnesota to seal a 32-23 victory over Illinois on Saturday.Mitch Leidner threw a third-and-goal touchdown pass to Rashad Still with 5 ...

Nittany Lions roll to victory

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The No. 1-ranked Penn State wrestling team took care of CSU Bakersfield in the first of two California dual meets for the Nittany Lions late Saturday night. Coach Cael Sanderson's squad won nine of 10 bouts to roll to a 39-3 win.Redshirt freshmen Shakur Rasheed and Bo ...

Michigan hurdle up next for Nittany Lions

By Cory Gigercgiger@altoonamirror.comFive things to look for as Penn State tries to upset Michigan and pick up its biggest win of the season in front of a whiteout crowd on senior day.No. 1: ConfidenceMichigan has the No. 2 defense in the country, and this is not a strong Penn State offense. ...

Signature victory available today

UNIVERSITY PARK - James Franklin has purposely avoided a couple of direct questions about what a signature victory would do for the growth of his Nittany Lion program.That's because his two-year Penn State tenure to this point doesn't include one.Rather than admit motivational speeches aren't ...

Penn State not talking after loss

The Associated PressPITTSBURGH - Duquesne knew it would have to live or die by the 3-pointer against Penn State. The Dukes were alive and well after hitting a program-record 17 3-pointers on their way to a 78-52 win at Consol Energy Center on Friday.Derrick Colter hit six of those 17 on nine ...

Nassib named finalist

UNIVERSITY PARK - Senior defensive end Carl Nassib is one of five finalists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy for the Nation's Top Defensive Player.Nassib and the other finalists will be honored at an awards banquet in Charlotte on Monday, Dec. 7.Nassib was previously named a finalist for the ...

Chatham gets win

Hollidaysburg graduate Ashley McClain scored 14 points, her sister Rachel added six and Altoona graduate Natalie Knab connected on a 3-pointer as Chatham edged Penn State Altoona, 72-68, at the Adler Gymnasium Thursday.Chatham, led by Jesse Hinkle's 15 points, outscored the Lady Lions 22-17 in ...

Penn State set to face red-hot quarterback

Two weeks ago, Michigan's passing game would not have been considered a potentially big problem for Penn State.But after two huge performances from quarterback Jake Rudock, now the Nittany Lions have to be leery of the Wolverines' air assault."Jake Rudock is really coming into his own," PSU ...

PSU baseball heads to Cuba for tour

UNIVERSITY?PARK - A baseball field in Havana will become the stage for the next step in the warming relations between Cuba and the United States, and this time, the Americans will be wearing the blue and white of Penn State.The Nittany Lion baseball team starts a rare four-game tour in Cuba on ...

Michigan defense puts up big numbers

By Mark PuleoFor the MirrorUNIVERSITY PARK - Against the maize and blue, the yards are few.While the rhyme may be cute, the stats for opposing offenses are anything but.Ranked second in the nation in fewest yards allowed this season, the Michigan Wolverines have fielded one of the most dominant ...

Lady Lions strong in road loss

The Associated PressKNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee's Bashaara Graves says she never realized she had a perfect shooting night going.She was too busy making sure the fourth-ranked Lady Vols avoided getting upset by pesky Penn State.Graves matched a career high with 24 points and pulled down 13 ...

Coach speak with James Franklin

UNIVERSITY PARK - A capsule look at James Franklin's weekly news conference.Opponent: Michigan (8-2, 5-1 Big Ten)Kickoff: Saturday noon, Beaver StadiumTV: ABCAbout the Wolverines: Ranked No. 14 in College Football Playoff. ... They've made major turnaround in coach Jim Harbaugh's first season, ...

Taylor’s 22 points key PSU’s victory

UNIVERSITY PARK - Sure, Penn State put four men into double figures in Tuesday afternoon's 68-62 win over DePaul at the Jordan Center. But it is still fair to say the victory was Taylor-made.Nittany Lion senior forward Brandon Taylor scored a game-high 22 points - including 19 in the second ...

Hack might be playing last home game

Christian Hackenberg made it clear before the season that he didn't want to talk about his career beyond this year, but that's become inevitable this week for Penn State's junior quarterback.The Nittany Lions celebrate senior day Saturday against Michigan, and the widely held belief is that ...

Harbaugh starts off week with first quip

By Cory Gigercgiger@altoonamirror.comJim Harbaugh undoubtedly is a quirky guy who says a lot of unusual things, and he's been on a roll the past couple of days.For instance, Michigan's coach mentioned Monday that his players apparently will be as fired up to play Penn State this weekend as any ...

Washington gets 150th PSU win

UNIVERSITY PARK - The Penn State women's basketball team picked up its second home victory of the 2015-16 season with a 75-59 win over Fordham on Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center.Penn State coach Coquese Washington won her 150th career game as a head coach.Penn State (1-0) was led by ...

Nittany Lions handle VMI

UNIVERSITY PARK - Now in his first year as the head coach at VMI, former Penn State standout and assistant coach Danny Earl received a warm welcome when he was introduced before Saturday's game between the Keydets and Nittany Lions at the Jordan Center.But his team was not treated quite so well ...

Bradley adjusting to pace of the Pac-12

Former Penn State defensive coordinator has spent 35 years coaching college football, and this year marks his first outside of the eastern corridor.Bradley served as an assistant coach and defensive coordinator with the Nittany Lions from 1979 through 2011 and the Lions' interim coach for four ...

Michigan needs 2 OTs to get win

The Associated PressBLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Mitchell Paige bobbled a fourth-down pass at the goal line that would have forced a third overtime and No. 15 Michigan fended off feisty Indiana 48-41 on Saturday to keep its conference title hopes alive.Jake Rudock forced overtime with a touchdown pass ...