WVU's upcoming game against Oklahoma St. will be nationally televised

The game between the Mountaineers and Cowboys will kick off at 7 p.m.

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District football roundup: Saints go marching past Washington & Jefferson

No. 12 Thomas More's victory against No. 13 Washington & Jefferson likely puts the Saints in the driver's seat for the PAC title.

about 8 hours ago

 Panthers quarterback Nate Peterman escapes the tackle of Hokies defensive end Dadi Nicolas in the first half at Lane Stadium.

Pitt beats Virginia Tech 17-13 in ACC opener

Pitt relied on a swarming defense and solid running game to grind out a victory, giving coach Pat Narduzzi a win in his first ACC game.

about 15 hours ago

 Penn State running back Nick Scott, left, celebrates with teammate Kyle Carter after scoring a touchdown during the first half Saturday against Army.

Penn State downs Army, 20-14

It took three quarters for Penn State to push the ball downfield with the right arm of quarterback Christian Hackenberg.

about 11 hours ago

 West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard tries to evade Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker in the first quarter of Saturday's game.

West Virginia offense misfires in first loss of season at Oklahoma

The Mountaineers (3-1, 0-1) entered the game leading Football Bowl Subdivision in scoring defense and turnover margin.

about 14 hours ago

 Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi says he can't imagine today's game at Virginia Tech having much worse weather than last month at Akron, but ...

Pitt football ready for more than a little rain at Virginia Tech

The Panthers say they’re prepared for rainy conditions in their ACC opener today against the Hokies.

1 day ago

 Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton (5) takes a screen pass for a touchdown against Buffalo last month.

Two Penn State receivers molded by Marine Corps families

A Military Appreciation Day game today against Army has a special meaning for two Penn State wide receivers.

1 day ago

 West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard has come a long way since not being recruited out of high school. The junior from Texas is averaging more than 300 passing yards per game this season.

Once overlooked, WVU QB Howard turns disappointment into determination

Ignored much of his career by schools he now plays against, West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard continues to be driven by scorn.

1 day ago

District football preview: Big game carries emotion with it for Washington & Jefferson

The Presidents play Thomas More in what is likely the game of the year in the PAC, but some painful memories linger.

1 day ago

Fire alarm goes off at Pitt team hotel

The Pitt football team got an unexpected wake-up call late Friday night when the team hotel’s fire alarm went off just before midnight.

1 day ago

 Bruce K. Heim

Penn State rescinds honor for former board member of Sandusky charity

Bruce Heim was supposed to appear at Saturday’s football game against Army.

1 day ago

 Pitt's James Conner carries for a first down as Virginia Tech's Kendall Fuller tries to take him down in the fourth quarter at Heinz Field Thursday night, October 16, 2014.

Like Pitt, Virginia Tech also lost a talented player

The Hokies prepare to move on without star cornerback Kendall Fuller.

2 days ago

 Bruce K. Heim

Penn State criticized for lauding ex-official of Sandusky charity

Penn State selected Bruce Heim to join a group of alumni for an honorary coin toss prior to Penn State’s game Saturday.

2 days ago

 Pitt women's basketball head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio addresses the media today.

Pitt women not doubting themselves after a tough year to top

Diop was charged with aggravated assault stemming from an on-campus incident in August.

1 day ago

 Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon talks about the upcoming season during media day Thursday.

Pitt's Young happy about his return to power forward

Mike Young is one of Pitt’s most important returning players and yet Jamie Dixon spent the offseason recruiting players to take his job.

1 day ago

 Pitt's Darrin Hall scores a touchdown against Akron in the fourth quarter at InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field.

Pitt RB Darrin Hall to miss Panthers' game against Virginia Tech

Hall was the Panthers' leading rusher in their last game, with 38 yards on 14 carries in the team's 27-24 loss at Iowa two weeks ago.

2 days ago

 Pitt quarterback Chad Voytik scrambles against Youngstown State earlier this season.

Narduzzi says it will be a 'feel thing' on how he'll use Voytik against Hokies

Even though Nate Peterman has seized Pitt’s starting quarterback job, it seems like a pretty safe bet that backup Chad Voytik will see at

2 days ago

 “We’re not going to build a thing that we can’t afford,” Sandy Barbour said, referencing all of Penn State’s facilities.

Penn State AD prefers renovating, not replacing, Beaver Stadium

“That’s our preference as an athletic department and certainly as a university,” Sandy Barbour said today.

2 days ago

 The 106,572-seat Beaver Stadium has undergone seven expansions since moving from the other side of the Penn State campus in 1960.

Penn State looks to renovate or replace Beaver Stadium

“There’s a recognized need. I’ve not run into anybody that doesn’t recognize that need,” Penn State AD Sandy Barbour said.

3 days ago

 Pitt quarterback Nate Peterman scrambles against Akron in a game last month in Akron.

Sam Werner's Pitt football chat transcript: 10.1.15

Sam takes your questions on the Panthers who head to Blacksburg, Va., this weekend to take on the Hokies of Virginia Tech.

2 days ago

 Pitt's Brian O'Neill is writing his story at a new position this season as a redshirt freshman.

Pitt right tackle Brian O'Neill deals with weight of starting job

Brian O’Neill seizes the starting role as the right tackle after moving from tight end in the offseason.

3 days ago

 Freshman wide receiver Brandon Polk waits for the team photo inside Beaver Stadium this summer.

Penn State receiver settling in with the jet sweep

One of Penn State’s fastest players, freshman Brandon Polk is running the jet sweep and getting his feet wet with the offense.

3 days ago

District football notebook: PSAC West upstarts Seton Hill, Clarion make league even tougher

The Griffins and Golden Eagles were expected to be toward the bottom of the conference this season but have already turned the tables.

3 days ago

Penn State's decision to honor former Second Mile board member draws complaints

The planned honors for a former board member of Jerry Sandusky’s Second Mile charity drew more than 100 complaints in less than 24 hours.

2 days ago

 “Every ACC game is going to be important,” Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi says. “Our kids are looking forward to it. It, really, will get a spark out of our kids, I think. Those first four games are fun and all that, but they know which ones are important.”

Pitt, Virginia Tech will open ACC play Saturday -- and, yes, these games matter

Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi says he’s in agreement with Hokies’ coach Frank Beamer: More is on the line in conference play.

3 days ago

 Ed O'Bannon

NCAA appeal ruling yields uncertain future

The NCAA had appealed a decision to allow some football and basketball players to be paid up to $5,000 a year.

3 days ago

 West Virginia wide receiver Shelton Gibson catches a touchdown pass while being defended by Maryland defensive back William Likely during the first half Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in Morgantown, W.Va.

West Virginia prepares for grueling October schedule

Undefeated and recently-ranked West Virginia readies itself for a tough October schedule featuring four games against top-20 teams.

4 days ago

 James Conner (middle) is sidelined, but Chris James (left) and Qadree Ollison (right) need to help get Pitt's running game back on track.

Pitt running game becomes competition all over again

Young running backs Qadree Ollison, Chris James and Darrin Hall are in competition to spark the Panthers ground attack.

4 days ago

 Penn State running back Akeel Lynch.

Penn State notebook: Lions seeking improved health

None of the players injured in Penn State’s win against San Diego State sustained season-ending injuries, coach James Franklin said.

4 days ago

Pitt hosting Midnight Madness-like event for basketball teams on Oct. 9

ESPN analyst Jay Williams will emcee the event, which is being called #ZooAfterHours.

4 days ago

 Pitt's Tyler Boyd carries against Akron in the third quarter Sept. 12 at InfoCision Stadium. Boyd was named to the Biletnikoff Award watch list for the nation's top college football player.

Pitt's Boyd added to Biletnikoff watch list after preseason omission for DUI

Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd was added to the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award, honoring the nation’s top college football player.

4 days ago

 Pitt's Qadree Ollison carries to the one-yard line against Youngstown State in the fourth quarter earlier this month at Heinz Field.

With QB settled, Pitt turns attention to RBs

Coach Pat Narduzzi says the running back situation since the injury to James Conner is a “work in progress.”

5 days ago

Pitt men's basketball team to make 11 national TV appearance this season

Pitt men’s basketball team gets 11 exposures on national TV this season.

5 days ago

Pitt men's basketball to play 11 nationally televised games

The Panthers will also appear on the web-only ESPN3 nine times and the ACC Network or Raycom sports 11 times.

5 days ago

 Pitt quarterback Nate Peterman tries to fend off Akron's Dylan Evans in the second quarter Sept. 12.

Peterman takes the starting QB reins as Pitt preps for Virginia Tech

Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi confirmed that backup Chad Voytik will not come in on the third series this week.

5 days ago

 West Virginia wide receiver Shelton Gibson.

WVU's Gibson gets a grip being a top-notch receiver

As his relationship with quarterback Skyler Howard grows, West Virginia wide receiver Shelton Gibson is putting together a breakout season.

6 days ago

 Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib (95) celebrates an interception with defensive end Garrett Sickels earlier this season.ept. 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penn State DE Garrett Sickels embracing starting role

Defensive end Garrett Sickels continues gaining confidence and making plays with each start he makes.

6 days ago

 Robert Morris coach Derek Schooley's has been picked to finish atop the Atlantic Conference standings, but is just outside the national rankings entering the season.

Robert Morris hockey team inches closer to national ranking

The Colonials will play an exhibition game against Guelph on Oct. 11 and then open season at home against Air Force on Oct. 16.

5 days ago

 Pitt quarterback Nate Peterman is no stranger to some fierce competition.

Pitt quarterback Peterman won't be bullied

Tennessee transfer Nate Peterman has grabbed hold of the Panthers’ starting quarterback spot, thanks in large part to his toughness.

1 week ago

District football roundup: Clarion stuns Gannon in PSAC West

In a matchup of the first-place and last-place teams in the PSAC West preseason poll, the Golden Eagles pulled off the upset to move to 4-0.

1 week ago

 Penn State Nittany Lions wide receiver Saeed Blacknall (13) makes a catch during the second quarter against the San Diego State Aztecs at Beaver Stadium.

Penn State faces plenty of adversity to win against San Diego State, 37-21

For as much adversity as the offense faced, Hackenberg put to rest some of his own critics.

1 week ago

 Wendell Smallwood #4 of the West Virginia Mountaineers celebrates with teammates after rushing for a 4-yard touchdown in the first quarter during the game against the Maryland Terrapins at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown.

West Virginia defeats Maryland, 45-6

In their final non-conference game of the regular season, the Mountaineers (3-0) gained 601 total yards.

1 week ago

 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg drops back to pass last week in the Nittany Lions' home win against Rutgers.

Penn State’s Hackenberg focused on putting his best footwork forward

Christian Hackenberg said improving his footwork for the quick passing game has been a focal point since coach James Franklin arrived.

1 week ago

 West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert boots the winning field goal in the fourth quarter against the Maryland Terrapins in 2014, the first sign of his breakout season last year.

West Virginia's Lambert no longer an anonymous kicker

One year after making a winning field goal against Maryland, West Virginia’s Josh Lambert has established himself as a premier kicker.

1 week ago

District football preview: Carnegie Mellon hopes to catch up to its standout RB

Sophomore Sam Benger is running wild against opponents, but neither of his big games led to a victory for the Tartans.

1 week ago

 Pittsburgh quarterback Nathan Peterman throws a pass during the second half against Iowa, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Iowa City, Iowa.

Pitt football notebook: Starting QB announcement a reassuring sign for Peterman

Panthers quarterback Nate Peterman is enjoying the confidence from his coaching staff and teammates.

1 week ago

 Penn State's DeAndre Thompkins.

Patience paying off with Penn State's bolstered return game

Penn State is seeing improvements on kick and punt returns, one of the team’s noticeable upgrades this season.

1 week ago

 Montour graduate Dillon Buechel, a three-year starting quarterback at Duquesne, has led the Dukes to a 2-1 record this season.

West Xtra: Duquesne QB battles to return to field

Montour grad Dillon Buechel overcomes injuries to once again lead the Dukes.

1 week ago

 P.J. Fulmore, a Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic grad, has broken free for plenty of yards out of the Duquesne University backfield.

North Xtra: Dedicated work ethic paying off for Duquesne back

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic grad P.J. Fulmore makes transition from high school to college seamlessly.

1 week ago

 Cornerback John Reid runs off the practice field Wednesday, September 23, 2015 in State College, Pa. Reid is a freshman and former 4-star prospect from Philadelphia's St. Joe's Prep.

Rare find: Penn State CB John Reid not your typical freshman

John Reid’s unique off-field interests, matched with his work ethic and preparation, have him thriving at Penn State.

1 week ago