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 Students and others demonstrate on the Penn State's University Park campus in March in support of women who police say were depicted on the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity's private Facebook page.

Universities differ on revealing student discipline

PSU says releasing the discipline to fraternity members who posted nude photos of female students would violate federal privacy law.

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 Michal Menet announces Friday he will play football at Penn State.

Staying home: Michal Menet chooses Penn State over Duke

Michal Menet, widely regarded as the top junior football prospect in Pennsylvania, verbally committed to Penn State.

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 Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky enters the Centre County Courthouse for his sentencing on 45 counts of child sex abuse.

Former recruit says Sandusky assaulted him at Penn State camp

The alleged victim says he attended a football camp at Penn State University in 1988 as a recruit and "guest of the university."

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 Jamie Dixon's Pitt men's basketball program posted a perfect APR score of 1,000.

Pitt, Penn State, WVU maintain satisfactory Academic Progress Rate

Pitt men’s basketball posted a 1,000, one of two men’s hoops teams in the ACC to achieve a perfect score.

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 Former Penn State University head football coach Bill O’Brien was the institution’s top compensated employee in 2013, making $3.4 million

Ex-football coach O’Brien was Penn State’s top money earner in 2013

Bill O’Brien earned total compensation of $3,440,352 in his final year at Penn State.

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 The Kappa Delta Rho fraternity at Penn State.

Penn State fraternity stripped of recognition, shut down for three years

The decision against the Kappa Delta Rho chapter was based on “a persistent series of deeply troubling activities.”

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 Penn State president Eric Barron

Penn State's president puts fraternity life under microscope

PSU president Eric Barron wants the university to raise the stakes for fraternities to model better behavior.

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 Penn State coach James Franklin, pictured here at a Coaches Caravan event in Cranberry earlier this month, said this week he plans to use Penn State's high cost of attendance as a recruiting advantage.

Franklin hopes to use Penn State's high cost-of-attendance stipend to his advantage

Penn State’s cost-of-attendance stipend will be tops in the Big Ten. Does it give the school an advantage in recruiting?

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Twelve local college teams earn high academic marks

NCAA bestows “Public Recognition Awards” on teams for high marks in retaining and graduating athletes.

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NCAA honors Pitt men's basketball, women's tennis teams for academics

Both teams finished in the top 10 percent of their respective sports, with the newest data representing the 2010-14 period.

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NCAA basketball rules changes afoot

NCAA basketball rules committee recommends 30-second shot clock and other rules to increase scoring and speed up pace.

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 Jesse James celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Akron in September.

Penn State's Jesse James signs Steelers contract

The tight end caught 78 passes and had 11 touchdowns for the Nittany Lions.

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 In this Nov. 9, 2010, file photo, Fran Fisher, left, congratulates former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, on his 400th career coaching win after his weekly NCAA college football news conference in State College, Pa. Fran Fisher, who broadcast Penn State football games on the radio for many years, has died. He was 91.

Obituary: Fran Fisher / Longtime voice of Penn State University football

“Fran was an iconic figure at Penn State,” said Jack Ham. Fisher’s first Penn State broadcast was also Joe Paterno’s first as head coach.

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 Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi said cost of attendance was “a major topic” on recruiting visits in December and January.

ACC cautiously moving forward with new rules on scholarships

Support is strong for cost of attendance scholarship approved by the Power Five conferences, but there is some apprehension, too.

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 Miles Dieffenbach, right, practices with Josh Walker on Friday morning at Steelers rookie minicamp on the South Side.

Fox Chapel's Miles Dieffenbach hopes to catch on with Steelers

Miles Dieffenbach, signed as an undrafted free agent out of Penn State, hopes his ability to play guard and center lands him a roster spot.

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 Penn State football coach James Franklin.

Penn State poised to have plethora of playmakers in the secondary

Penn State’s secondary, a unit that was strong last season, is poised to possibly be even stronger this season.

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 The Old Main building on the campus of Penn State University.

Tensions high as Penn State trustees set to meet

The acrimony among members of the board of trustees at times has taken center stage and today’s meeting will tackle some weighty issues.

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 Penn State coach James Franklin said at a Coaches Caravan event Thursday even in Cranberry that a renewal of the Pitt rivalry past 2019 is "open for discussion."

Adam Bittner: It’s time for Pitt, Penn State to chart rivalry's future

With both teams’ coaches seemingly in favor of extending the series past 2019, it’s the perfect time to make a long-term deal.

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 "This is not an institution struggling to find applicants," Penn State President Eric Barron said today.

Penn State pushes back decisions on tuition until final budget OK’d

University trustees Friday approved an interim $4.65 billion operating and maintenance budget.

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 Penn State football coach James Franklin made his scheduled stop in the Pittsburgh area Thursday.

Franklin says extending Penn State vs. Pitt series 'open for discussion'

“I think people are excited about it, especially in this region,” the Penn State coach said.

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 Penn State's Jesse James, and underclassman, was selected by the Steelers in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Will trend of Penn State's underclassmen going into NFL continue?

Penn State had three underclassmen leave for the NFL, a process the program started preparing the players for as soon as possible.

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 Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour talks with reporters in State College, Pa. on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Penn State hired Barbour as athletic director a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley. Barbour replaced Dr. David Joyner, who took over at Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal and held the job for two and a half years.

Q&A: Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour on satellite camps, retaining coaches and more

Will Penn State use Beaver Stadium for a future ice hockey game? How will PSU deal with five consecutive home football games?

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 Star Woodland Hills running back Miles Sanders has not reneged on his Penn State commitment, according to his coach.

High school notebook: McCloskey father, son guiding Mt. Lebanon baseball

Patt McCloskey’s father is his assistant, but Ed McCloskey is still playing an instrumental role for the top-ranked Blue Devils.

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