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Nittany Lions hanging around at No. 8 in CFP

By Ralph D. Russo The Associated Press The College Football Playoff rankings were unchanged at the top this week, with LSU first followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia. The selection committee’s third weekly rankings had little movement in the top 10, with Alabama fifth followed by ...

PSU a huge underdog against Buckeyes

Penn State’s players say they’re ready for Ohio State. Vegas disagrees — in a big way. The Nittany Lions are 18-point underdogs for this week’s huge showdown in Columbus that will decide the Big Ten East regular-season champ and a whole lot more. The Buckeyes have throttled everyone ...

Four win titles as Penn State rolls in Army Invite

WEST POINT, N.Y — The Penn State Nittany Lions, ranked No. 1 nationally by InterMat, dominated action at the 2019 Army West Point Invite on Sunday in West Point, N.Y. Fifteen Penn Staters competed at nine weights and the Nittany Lions came away with four champions with 11 total ...

PSU 5 keys: Lions need to get pressure on Hoosier QB

Five things to look for as No. 9 Penn State looks to bounce back from last week’s loss in a game against an Indiana team that’s ranked in the top 25 (No. 24) for the first time in 25 years. No. 1: Pressure QB The Lions have one of the top defensive lines in the country, but it failed to ...

PSU not getting enough from overall WR group

Penn State has a wide receiver problem. Again. Last year it was a case of the drops, and this year it’s been an inability get anyone other than KJ Hamler heavily involved. The Nittany Lions have one dynamic playmaker at the wideout spot — Hamler — but they’ve gotten very little ...

Lions clobber Georgetown

WASHINGTON — After two blowout victories against lesser competition to start the season Penn State passed its first real test with flying colors. Myreon Jones scored a career-high 21 points as Penn State led by as many as 18 in an 81-66 victory over Georgetown on Thursday night in the Gavitt ...