College Sports


Pitt defense will need team effort to stop triple option

Without Aaron Donald to do much of the heavy lifting, the Panthers will need to find other ways to limit Georgia Tech’s vaunted ground game.

Pitt notebook: Georgia Tech's triple option always a headache

The Panthers and coach Paul Chryst must prepare a little differently for Georgia Tech’s style on offense, but principles stay the same.



Penn State getting serious about season

Coach James Franklin sees Nittany Lions stepping up, taking ownership heading into Saturday's showdown against Ohio State.

Larry Johnson, 'father figure' of Penn State's defensive line, returns Saturday

The former Penn State assistant will be on familiar ground in an unfamiliar way Saturday when Ohio State plays at Beaver Stadium.



West Virginia notebook: Quarterback endures highs, lows Saturday

Clint Trickett played with the flu in upset of Baylor, then found out his dad had a heart attack that morning.

Morgantown police using social media photos to nab rioters

Morgantown police have arrested five people in connection with what they described as “riots” after WVU’s victory Saturday against Baylor.



District football roundup: California holds on to knock off IUP

The Vulcans took down the rival Crimson Hawks Saturday in a pivotal PSAC West clash.

Preseason poll pegs Duquesne men to finish 11th

Never mind the Dukes were picked 11th out of 14 teams in the Atlantic 10’s preseason poll; coach Jim Ferry is ready to strengthen his team.


College Sports

North Xtra: North Allegheny grad finds niche as Point Park runner

Freshman Katie Guarnaccia already is making her mark as a member of the cross country team.

Familiar follies frustrating for Penn State

The Nittany Lions are frustrated entering their second off week, bothered that the same issues continue to plague them.



As SEC dominates rankings, calls of #SECBias rise

Duck fans in Oregon and Buckeye backers in Ohio are united. Seminoles in the Florida panhandle and Sooners in the Oklahoma

Central Michigan star back sentenced in theft case

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- One of college football's top running backs won't serve jail time in a Michigan theft case....


Calipari: Kentucky's depth feels like 2 teams

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky's John Calipari said the Wildcats are so deep it feels like he is coaching two teams....

Kerr, wife pledge $1 million for McKale renovation

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Former University of Arizona basketball star Steve Kerr and his wife have pledged $1 million toward the




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