A charred piece of furniture shows part of the damage left behind in some of Morgantown, W.Va.'s streets during Saturday's riots at WVU.

WVU warns students those involved in weekend riots will face sanctions

University officials said they will be reviewing social media posts and videotapes regarding the incidents, which ended in several arrests.

about 11 hours ago


 West Virginia's Kevin White pulls in a touchdown pass against Baylor's Xavien Howard in the fourth quarter Saturday at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W.Va.

Kevin White on pace for historic year for WVU

Kevin White has become the Mountaineers' No. 1 receiver with a bullet, streaking his way into team record books.

about 18 hours ago


 Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton (5) tries to avoid a tackle earlier this season.

Obstacles help develop Hamilton on, off field

Challenging family circumstances and an injury have helped mold and provide perspective for Nittany Lions receiver DaeSean Hamilton.

about 18 hours ago


 Pitt junior Durand Johnson returns to the Panthers after surgery.

Johnson excited for return to form

Pitt basketball: Junior Durand Johnson's road back from anterior cruciate ligament surgery has been long

about 18 hours ago


 West Virginia's K.J. Dillon celebrates with the fans after defeating Baylor at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown on Saturday afternoon.

WVU climbs back into national rankings after upsetting Baylor

Their latest rank ends their longest top-25 drought since a four-year stretch from 1998-2002.

1 day ago


Pitt junior Durand Johnson back on the court for Blue-Gold scrimmage

The Gold team, led by point guard James Robinson (15 points, 7 assists) and Joseph Uchebo (12 points, 7 rebounds), won 58-48.

1 day ago


 West Virginia's K.J. Dillon breaks up a pass intended for Baylor's Levi Norwood in the second quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown Saturday afternoon.

West Virginia shocks No. 4 Baylor

Despite setbacks, the shorthanded Mountaineers survived to shock No. 4 Baylor, 41-27, handing the Bears their first loss of the season.

2 days ago


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.

1 day ago


 Pitt's Tyler Boyd carries for a touchdown against Viriginia Tech in the first quarter at Heinz Field Thursday night.

Panthers, Voytik cash in on new looks on offense

Pitt came at Virginia Tech Thursday night with a different look on offense, featuring the read option and the occasional trick play.

2 days ago


 Bryce Petty of the Baylor Bears scrambles with the ball in the first half against the TCU Horned Frogs at McLane Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Waco, Texas.

Mountaineers goal: Beat top-4 team for a change

West Virginia’s defense will have its hands full today with Baylor’s powder-keg offense in what likely will be another shootout.

1 day ago


 Pitt's Ray Vinopal breaks up a pass against Virginia Tech's Cam Philips on the Hokies' last play of Thursday's game at Heinz Field.

Ron Cook: Pitt's win was ugly, but needed

Pitt’s win wasn’t pretty, but the defense stepped up to keep alive the Panthers’ domination against Virginia Tech.

3 days ago


 Penn State linebacker Mike Hull (43) defends Michigan wide receiver Dennis Norfleet (23) rushing in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Michigan won 18-13. (AP Photo)

Penn State defensive coordinator gives Mike Hull-led defense great marks

Led by Canon-McMillan graduate Mike Hull, Penn State’s defense has thrived under coordinator Bob Shoop.

3 days ago


 Pitt wide receiver James Conner is hoisted by teammate Manasseh Garner after running for a touchdown against Virginia Tech in the fourth quarter at Heinz Field.

Pitt breaks losing streak by topping Virginia Tech, 21-16

Chad Voytik, James Conner and Tyler Boyd teamed up with the Panthers defense to grab a win that wasn’t flashy or flawless, but good enough.

3 days ago


 Pitt's James Conner runs the ball in the first half against the Iowa Hawkeyes last month at Heinz Field. The Panthers face Virginia Tech at 7:30 tonight at Heinz Field on ESPN.

Pitt running back James Conner has become a favorite son of Erie

James Conner has come a long way, but he — and those close to him — will go as far as his legs take him.

4 days ago


 Yogi Roth took a walk with his father that so many sons or daughters wish they could have done.

Former Pitt WR Roth turns trip with ailing father into documentary

Former Pitt wide receiver Yogi Roth turns trip with ailing father into documentary.

4 days ago


Penn State lineman practices

Offensive lineman Miles Dieffenbach is back on the practice field after an ACL injury in the spring.

4 days ago


 Katie Guarnaccia, a North Allegheny High School graduate, is a standout runner for the Point Park women's cross country team..

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.

4 days ago


Pitt freshman Jaryd Jones-Smith back to offensive line rotation

Panthers offensive lineman Jaryd Jones-Smith returns to his role as rotating left tackle after his first career start at Virginia.

5 days ago


 Pitt running back James Conner celebrates his touchdown in with offensive linemen Dorian Johnson (53) and T.J. Clemmings (68) during the game against the FIU Golden Panthers at FIU Stadium in September. Pitt won 42-25.

Sam Werner's Pitt football chat transcript: 10.15.14

Sam takes your questions on the Panthers on the eve of a big home game against Virginia Tech.

5 days ago


 Penn State NCAA college football coach James Franklin talks to the media during his weekly press conference in State College, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.

Week off might ease frustrations for Penn State

Another week off comes at a good time as the Nittany Lions try to overcome a heaping dose of disappointments.

5 days ago


 West Virginia running back Wendell Smallwood pushes over the goal line for a touchdown against William and Mary last season.

West Virginia sophomores face up to mistakes

Two Mountaineers are trying to put their troubles behind them and overcome some recent off-the-field mistakes.

5 days ago


 Penn State head coach Patrick Chambers.

Coach Patrick Chambers' philosophy generates leadership for Penn State basketball

Nittany Lions coach Patrick Chambers and his players have enjoyed a give-and-take relationship on and off the court.

5 days ago


 Panthers head coach Paul Chryst watches from the sidelines earlier this month against the Virginia Cavaliers in the second quarter at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va. The Cavaliers won 24-19.

Pitt works on the mind game

Coach Paul Chryst emphasized eliminating mental mistakes on the off week, hoping to improve before a game Thursday night vs. Virginia Tech.

6 days ago


Scope of sex-abuse case grows fast in New Jersey town

Penn State rescinds scholarship offer to football recruit ensnared in N.J. sexual-abuse investigation.

6 days ago


 Michigan defensive end Frank Clark sacks Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg Saturday in Ann Arbor, Mich. Penn State lost, 18-13.

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.

1 week ago


 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg reacts to a play Saturday in the loss to Michigan.

Penn State falls at Michigan, 18-13

The Nittany Lions faltered late, sending them to their second loss in a row and second in the Big Ten Conference.

1 week ago


 West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert, center, is congratulated by teammates after hitting the winning 55-yard field goal to beat Texas Tech Saturday.

Josh Lambert kicks 55-yard FG to lift West Virginia to win

The Mountaineers rallied for 17 points late in the fourth quarter to edge Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas.

1 week ago


District football roundup: Duquesne holds on for win

The Dukes won their fourth game in a row by beating Central Connecticut State in their Northeast Conference opener.

1 week ago


 Penn State defensive tackle Anthony Zettel breaks through the Akron Zips defense during a game at Beaver Stadium last month. Penn State defeated Akron 21-3.

Penn State's trip to the Big House special for two linemen

Anthony Zettell and C.J. Olaniyan, defensive anchors for the Nittany Lions, are ready for a homecoming at Michigan

1 week ago


 Head coach Dana Holgorsen reacts on the sidelines during the third quarter against Kansas at Milan Puskar Stadium. The Mountaineers won 33-14.

Mentor and pupil reunite in Lubbock for West Virginia-Texas Tech

West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen says his current quarterback, Clint Trickett, has same traits as Texas Tech’s coach, Kliff Kingsbury.

1 week ago


Gene Collier: College football no escape from turmoil of NFL

If you are looking to college football unable to stomach all the scandal in the pro game … don’t.

1 week ago


 Kansas kicks off to start last week's game against West Virginia in Morgantown, W.Va.

West Virginia offensive line looks fine despite turnover from 2013

The Mountaineers' men in the trenches have gone largely unnoticed this season -- and that's a good sign.

1 week ago


 Pitt quarterback Chad Voytik flips upside down after being sacked by Akron's Jatavis Brown in the fourth quarter at Heinz Field Saturday, September 27, 2014.

With week off, Pitt works to sharpen execution in the trenches

The offensive line can serve as a microcosm of the Panthers as a whole, off to a 3-3 start after a disappointing showing at Virginia.

1 week ago


 Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg throws downfield during the Nittany Lions' season opener Aug. 30 in Dublin, Ireland, against Central Florida.

Penn State line impedes progress of offense

The Nittany Lions offense as a whole has struggled, but many of those issues start with a patchwork offensive line.

1 week ago


 Robert Morris goalie Dalton Izyk blocks a shot by Minnesota during the second period of the West Regional game of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship game in March. The Golden Gophers won, 7-3.

Atlantic Hockey Association crown put Robert Morris hockey on map

A look back and a look ahead as the Colonials start a new chapter of the progam’s history with their Atlantic Hockey title defense.

1 week ago


 Penn State football coach James Franklin, pictured here talking to the media Tuesday at his weekly news conference in University Park, Pa., testified Wednesday via Skype in a pretrial hearing concerning a 2013 Vanderbilt rape incident.

James Franklin testifies at rape hearing

Penn State football coach James Franklin testifies in a pretrial hearing concerning 2013 Vanderbilt rape incident.

1 week ago


 Pitt offensive lineman Adam Bisnowaty practices at the team's South Side facility on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

Pitt notebook: Tackle's suspension ends

Adam Bisnowaty will play next Thursday against Virginia Tech, but he might not reclaim his starting role.

1 week ago


 Sydney Sterner, a West Allegheny High School graduate, has taken over the No. 1 singles role for the Westminster Titans.

West Xtra: West Allegheny grad rises to the top for Westminster

Sydney Sterner had a solid high school tennis career, but her play has really taken off at the college level.

1 week ago


 Pitt's Tyler Boyd carries as he's defended by Akron's DeAndre Scott at Heinz Field Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Sam Werner's Pitt football chat transcript: 10.8.14

Sam takes your questions on the Panthers who are on a bye this week.

1 week ago


 Penn State head coach James Franklin looks on from the sidelines during Penn State's 29-6 loss to Northwestern in an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.

Penn State coach James Franklin enjoys rare busman’s holiday

Coach James Franklin and the Nittany Lions are well-rested and refocused following their off week.

1 week ago


 West Virginia's Daryl Worley breaks up a touchdown pass intended for Alabama's Amari Cooper at Georgia Dome Aug. 30, 2014 in Atlanta.

Mountaineers cornerback Worley reinstated

West Virginia University reinstated Worley to practice. Now he is eligible to play Saturday against Texas Tech.

1 week ago


West Virginia notebook: Punting problems flare up this year

The Mountaineers are in a hurry to correct mistakes in the punting game, which was one of the team’s few strengths last season.

1 week ago


Pitt football finalizes non-conference schedules for 2015, 2016

The schedules add a home-and-home Marshall and sets dates for all its non-ACC contests.

1 week ago


Duquesne picks up commitment from Staten Island's Nakye Sanders

The 6-foot-7, 220-pound forward from Tottenville High School visited the Bluff last weekend.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt coach Paul Chryst watches from the sidelines Saturday against the Virginia Cavaliers in the second quarter at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va. The Cavaliers, won 24-19.

Pitt’s week off is a double-edged sword

The Panthers will have plenty of time to dwell on their three-game skid, but the off week is also a chance for them to regroup and improve.

2 weeks ago


 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett rolls out of the pocket in the first quarter Saturday against Kansas in Morgantown, W.Va.

Trickett not happy despite Mountaineers' win

Don’t look to quarterback Clint Trickett for praise of the Mountaineers offense, but Saturday’s win against Kansas was a win all the same.

2 weeks ago


 Quarterback Chad Voytik is tackled by Virginia Cavaliers linebacker Max Valles, left, and Cavaliers defensive end Mike Moore in the second quarter at Scott Stadium.

Pitt loses third in a row, falls to Virginia 24-19

At a certain point, the question will no longer be what has happened to Pitt since the Panthers started the season red-hot.

2 weeks ago


 Mountaineers wide receiver Mario Alford runs after a pass reception against the Kansas Jayhawks during the second quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, WV.

West Virginia defeats Kansas in "foot" race

The West Virginia faithful, all 52,164 huddled in their parkas and ponchos at Milan Puskar Stadium, witnessed history Saturday night.

2 weeks ago


 In Pitt’s three-game winning streak to start the season, the Panthers averaged 344.3 yards per game on the ground, led by sophomore James Conner. In two losses since, they averaged 157.

Panthers begin key stretch of ACC play vs. Virginia

After two non-conference losses halted their momentum from a 3-0 start, the Panthers face a key stretch of ACC play beginning with Virginia.

2 weeks ago


 After sandwiching victories against Towson and Maryland in between losses to No. 2 Alabama and No. 4 Oklahoma, West Virginia hopes quarterback Clint Trickett can spark an attack against a struggling Kansas defense.

Mountaineers have no sympathy for Kansas

Kansas — with its sputtering offense, porous defense and new coach — has bragging rights on the Mountaineers. They want that to change.

2 weeks ago



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