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Penn St., Va. Tech revise series dates

UNIVERSITY PARK - The first gridiron meeting between Penn State and Virginia Tech has been moved to 2020, two years earlier than originally scheduled.The Nittany Lions will travel to Blacksburg on Sept. 12, 2020 and the Hokies will visit State College on Sept. 6, 2025. The games were originally ...

Lions’ rally comes up short

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana still needs a knockout punch.At least this season, the Hoosiers have found a finishing touch.Robert Johnson scored 20 points Tuesday night, Troy Williams added 15 and Indiana held off hard-charging Penn State 76-73 after a potentially tying 3-pointer was waved off by ...

Rudel: PSU departures underscore transition

The number of college football underclassmen bypassing a final season of eligibility to take their chances in the NFL Draft is down considerably since last year.A record 98 players jumped early in 2014, but as of Friday that number has been cut by nearly 30 percent as 63 were rolling the ...

PSU underclassmen in the draft

Jesse JamesPosition: Tight endSize: 6-7, 2702014 stats: 38 catches, 396 yards, three TDsStrengths: Size, pass-catching skills, athleticismWeaknesses: BlockingDan Shonka's draft projection: Third round, maybe late second with strong workouts. "There wasn't a lot of tight ends projected out ...

Lions pummel Hoosiers

UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State 141-pounder Kade Moss isn't too shabby when it comes to wrestling on his feet, having won a Greco-Roman national title this past summer.So, when the opportunity for a headlock of Indiana's Sean Brown presented itself, the four-time Utah state champion pounced. Moss, ...

Shoop getting new contract

Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is getting a new three-year contract worth nearly $1 million a year, according to Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports.Shoop had a brief flirtation with LSU the past few days before announcing Wednesday night he's staying at Penn State.It's unknown how much he ...

Shoop appears to be staying at PSU

Based on a tweet sent out late Wednesday night, it appears that defensive coordinator Bob Shoop will be staying put at Penn State after being considered a candidate for the same position at LSU.While Shoop didn't flat out say he's sticking with PSU, his tweet seemed to leave little doubt about ...

Lions drop to 0-3 in Big Ten

UNIVERSITY PARK - In the final minute of Penn State's Big Ten home opener vs. Michigan at the Jordan Center Tuesday night, a young Wolverine fan began screaming, "It's all over." She did it again and again, as the Maize and Blue clad adults in the otherwise empty section around her laughed.The ...

LSU to talk to Shoop

Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is scheduled to interview soon for the same position at LSU, according to a report Tuesday by The Advocate in Baton Rouge.One big drawing point for the LSU job figures to be the pay. While LSU may or may not be considered a step up from Penn State, the ...

Lady Lions drop record to 3-13

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin used a 16-0 run early in the second half to take control of a nip-and-tuck game and hand the Penn State Lady Lions a 65-46 loss Tuesday in women's college basketball action.Freshman guard Lindsey Spann lead the Lady Lions for the 11th time in her young career with 13 ...

James heading to NFL

Tight end Jesse James was the most likely Penn State underclassman to turn pro early, and he did that Monday, becoming the third Nittany Lion to forgo his final year of college eligibility.James is an imposing physical specimen at 6-foot-7 and 270 pounds, and that coupled with his good ...

Lady Lions can’t pull off comeback

UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State outscored Illinois, 49-44, in the second half, but it wasn't enough for the Lady Lions (3-11, 0-3) to overcome a 20-point halftime deficit in their 91-76 setback to the Illini (10-4, 1-1) on Sunday afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center.Freshman Lindsey Spann and ...

PSU’s Shoop linked to LSU position

Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is being considered for the same position at LSU, according to a report Thursday by NOLA.com.Shoop is one of four candidates being considered for the job, but he's listed as only the third-most likely person to get it, the story estimated.John Chavis ...

PSU routed by Michigan, falls to 3-10

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The Penn State women's basketball team ran into a hot-shooting Michigan team on the way to an 89-53 loss Sunday.Freshman guard Lindsey Spann paced PSU with 15 points.Spann was 6-for-12 from the field as she led Penn State (3-10 overall, 0-2 in the Big Ten) for the 12th time ...

Franklin, BG football lead area sports stories of the year

"Out with the old, in with the new" was truly Penn State's theme in 2014, as the Nittany Lions hired both a new head football coach and a new athletic director.Late last New Year's Eve, Bill O'Brien's departure as the Nittany Lions' football coach was finalized, with the announcement of his ...

Lions can’t keep up with No. 4 Badgers

MADISON, Wis. - Once the ball gets into the paint, No. 4 Wisconsin can be tough to stop.Few teams in the country can match the Badgers' athleticism in the frontcourt. Starters Frank Kaminsky, Nigel Hayes and Sam Dekker asserted control in the second half of an 89-72 win on Wednesday in the Big ...

Taking a look back at the year that was

JANUARYn Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien resigned after two years to take job with the NFL's Houston Texans.n It is reported that Penn State will interview Miami's Al Golden and Vanderbilt's James Franklin for the head coaching job, as well as Mike Munchak and Greg Roman, both of the ...

PSU’s Barnes leaving early for NFL

For the second day in a row, a Penn State underclassman decided to give up his final year of eligibility and turn pro, with defensive end Deion Barnes making that announcement Tuesday.Barnes, who has already graduated, turned in a solid bounce-back junior season after enduring a sophomore slump ...

Penn State LT Smith decides to turn pro

Donovan Smith's potential has always been as big as his massive body, but the 6-foot-5, 340-pound left tackle never quite lived up to that potential in three years as a starter at Penn State.It was somewhat of a surprise, then, that Smith on Monday announced he would be giving up his final year ...

Giger: Exciting time should be on horizon for PSU football

There's so much to be excited about for the future of the Penn State football program, starting next season when the team could be very well positioned to win 10 games or more.The Nittany Lions will enter the offseason with a ton of confidence following Saturday's thrilling 31-30 overtime win ...