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 Penn State linebacker Mike Hull's 121 tackles, nine for a loss, two sacks, a forced fumble and an interception make him a standout on a defense ranked No. 3 in Division I-A.

Linebacker Hull has no regrets about sticking with Nittany Lions

Penn State middle linebacker Mike Hull set for his final game in Beaver Stadium.

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 Mike Hull of the Penn State Nittany Lions tackles J.T. Barrett of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half during the game on October 25, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.

Five scholarship players from Penn State's 2010 class overcome turmoil

Nittany Lions senior class wraps up one wild ride with a Big Ten game Saturday at Beaver Stadium against Michigan State.

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 Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg has his helmet ripped off by Ohio State Buckeyes defensive lineman Joey Bosa last month at Beaver Stadium.

Penn State's offensive woes take a toll on quarterback

Nittany Lions sophomore Christian Hackenberg is feeling the bumps and bruises from a near-record number of sacks this season.

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 West Virginia's Daryl Worley reacts after TCU's Jaden Oberkrom kicked the winning field goal at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown on Nov. 1.

Gene Collier: Rivalries beat bowl games

Forget pursuit of a bowl, the region’s middling college teams are better off piling on each other than piling on a meaningless sixth win.

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Pennsylvania Sen. Corman wants Penn State sanctions suit moved to mediation

The senator’s attorney, Matthew Haverstick, wrote a letter to the court’s chief clerk making the request on Tuesday.

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 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg is sacked by Jihad Ward of Illinois Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. Illinois defeated Penn State, 16-14.

Early season troubles still restricting Penn State's offense

The Nittany Lions have just one game left in the regular season, but offensive problems with the receivers and red zone still linger.

4 days ago


 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg prepares to throw a pass during the second quarter against Illinois.

Nittany Lions struggle in all three phases in 16-14 loss at Illinois

Penn State’s defense has been the strength of the team this season, but late in the fourth quarter the group didn’t have one big play left.

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  Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg calls a play at the line against the Maryland Terrapins during a game at Beaver Stadium earlier this month.

Nittany Lions offense has chance to get healthy against the Illini

Penn State’s offense searching for confidence against Illinois

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Penn State refuses to get all a-Twitter over scrutiny

Nittany Lions coach James Franklin tries to shield his players and staff from criticism 140 characters at a time.

1 week ago


 Angelo Mangiro (left) and Austin Johnson of Penn State celebrate with the Dan Rooney Trophy after victory over UCF in the Croke Park Classic American Football match between Penn State v Central Florida at Croke Park Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland.

Penn State lineman Angelo Mangiro knows job backwards and forward

Angelo Mangiro has worked through dyslexia to become a versatile offensive lineman for the Nittany Lions.

1 week ago


Congressmen demand NCAA release Penn State documents

The documents related to the 2012 consent decree over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

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 "He's a man that demands perfection every single day," Penn State senior linebacker Mike Hull (43) said of defensive coordinator Bob Shoop.

Penn State: Shoop's strategy paves way for his predictions

Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop wins players' faith, confidence, respect with strategy and predictions.

1 week ago


 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg is excited for the Nittany Lions to receive extra practice time by becoming bowl-eligible.

Penn State's bowl benefits start with extra practices

The experience of playing in an unexpected postseason game will be special for the Nittany Lions, but most important, it extends the season.

1 week ago


 West Virginia guard Jevon Carter, left, reacahes for the the loose ball alongside teammate Jonathan Holton, right as Lafayette guard Monty Boykins tries to regain control Sunday in Morgantown, W.Va.

District basketball roundup: Penn State men clamp down in win

The Nittany Lions' returning leader and newest standout helped lead the way to stifling victory Sunday against Atlantic 10 foe Fordham.

1 week ago


Penn State president vows to revisit Freeh Report

President Eric Barron vowed in a statement on the university’s website that he would conduct “a thorough review” of the report.

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 Penn State running back Akeel Lynch dives for the end zone but is knocked out of bounds by Temple linebacker Nate D. Smith before he can cross the goal line during the first quarter.

Nittany Lions become bowl-eligible, down Temple, 30-13

Twenty eight months after signing a consent decree that banned the Nittany Lions from bowl play, Penn State will go bowling this winter.

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Bowl berth at stake in Rhule’s return to Penn State

Temple coach Matt Rhule returns to his alma mater, but the Nittany Lions hope to spoil his homecoming with a win to clinch bowl eligibility.

1 week ago


 Penn State Board of Trustees member Anthony Lubrano

Penn State trustees postpone discussion on lawsuit vs. NCAA

Board of Trustees meeting in University Park draws angry crowd.

2 weeks ago


 Attorney Andrew Shubin represented nine of the victims in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. He is also involved in the "Happy Valley" documentary, which is being shown tonight in State College.

Sandusky victims’ attorney: Penn State scandal needs to be story of accountability

Attorney Andrew Shubin says none of the victims in this case believed that Jerry Sandusky would be convicted.

2 weeks ago


 Energetic defensive line coach Sean Spencer has played a large role in the Penn State’s No. 3 ranked defense.

Penn State defensive line in a state of 'Chaos'

The Nittany Lions defensive line is following the lead of energetic coach Sean Spencer to the tune of impressive production.

2 weeks ago


 “We might end up having a very thoughtful discussion on the position that the university has taken,” Penn State President Eric Barron said Thursday.

Penn State trustees plan to discuss NCAA sanctions

Penn State’s agreement to the 2012 Consent Decree continues to be a point of contention among the board of trustees.

2 weeks ago


Penn State working hard on not fumbling

Holding onto the ball will be more critical than usual Saturday, when Penn State faces the turnover machine that is Temple’s defense.

2 weeks ago


 Former FBI Director Louis Freeh speaks in Philadelphia in 2012.

Emails show NCAA, Freeh worked together in Penn State investigation

Lawyers for state Sen. Jake Corman, R-Centre, question how much the Freeh findings may have been influenced by the NCAA.

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 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. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, ) MAGS OUT MANDATORY CREDIT

Penn State's abundant youth gives glimpse of future

Coach James Franklin is at ease with Penn State’s big-picture outlook.

2 weeks ago


 Penn State linebacker Nyeem Wartman (5) congratulates corner back Trevor Williams (10) on an interception earlier this season.

Young Penn State LB fits mold of leader on defense

Nyeem Wartman doesn't have to look far to find a role model, part of the reason he is beaming with confidence and improving on the field.

2 weeks ago


 Indiana wide receiver Dominique Booth, left, is taken down by Penn State cornerback Jordan Lucas during the second half in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday.

Nittany Lions snap losing skid with 13-7 win over Indiana

The Penn State defense did more than it’s share yet again, keeping Indiana’s star running back Tevin Coleman in check.

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 Gov. Tom Corbett in August.

Corbett's remarks about Paterno draw reaction from PSU trustees

Pennsylvania’s governor said Penn State’s Joe Paterno “probably” shouldn’t have been fired in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

2 weeks ago


 Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg calls a play at the line against the Maryland Terrapins during the first quarter at Beaver Stadium last week.

Penn State eyes turnaround against Indiana

Mired in a four-game losing streak, Penn State is at a low point in the season. But the Nittany Lions can reclaim their season at Indiana.

2 weeks ago


 "They probably shouldn't have fired [Joe Paterno]. They probably should have suspended him," Gov. Tom Corbett said in a recent interview at his residence.

Corbett: Penn State 'probably' should not have fired Paterno

The governor makes his most expansive comments since the child-sex-abuse scandal erupted at Penn State University three years ago.

3 weeks ago


 Penn State defensive end Deion Barnes (18) sacks Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown last week at Beaver Stadium.

Penn State's Deion Barnes makes up for struggles in 2013

Nittany Lions defensive end Deion Barnes, coming off a mediocre sophomore season, has been a rock on the defensive line so far this year.

3 weeks ago


Police: Penn State student from Butler County sold drugs out of dorm

Austin Ross Querriera, 19, of Cranberry was arrested Wednesday after he sold the drugs to undercover informants.

3 weeks ago


 Indiana’s Tevin Colema averages 8 yards a carry and has not been held to fewer than 108 this season.

Penn State defense must hold Indiana star Coleman in check

Penn State faces a challenge unlike any other in stopping Indiana running back Tevin Coleman.

3 weeks ago


 Students walk in front of the Old Main building on the Penn State campus in State College, Pa.

Internal emails show NCAA was unsure of jurisdiction when handing out Penn State’s sanctions

The emails were released as part of state Sen. Jake Corman’s lawsuit asking that 477 documents the NCAA is withholding be reviewed.

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 Penn State coach Joe Paterno watches a college football game against Youngstown State from the sidelines in 2006 in State College, Centre County.

Foes of Paterno firing play role in Corbett loss

Some Penn Staters said they voted for Tom Wolf to protest Tom Corbett's handling, as attorney general, of the Sandusky investigation.

3 weeks ago


 Penn State's D.J. Newbill attempts to drive around Minnesota's Elliott Eliason during a game on Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Minneapolis.

Penn State men’s basketball preview

Three keys to the 2014-15 season.

3 weeks ago


 Penn State head coach Coquese Washington speaks at a news conference on Monday, March 24, 2014, in State College, Pa.

Penn State women’s basketball preview

Three keys to the 2014-15 season.

3 weeks ago


 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg calls a play at the line against the Maryland Terrapins in the first quarter Saturday at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pa.

Penn State longs for big plays lately

The Lions continue struggling to create and capitalize on shots down the field.

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 The Connecticut women once again appear to be one of the nation's best teams, and the Kentucky men could be the last squad standing with all of the Wildcats' NBA-caliber talent.

College basketball preview: Looking ahead to the 2014-15 season

The Connecticut Huskies captured both the men’s and women’s NCAA tournament titles last season.

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 Maryland's William Likely breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Penn State's DaeSean Hamilton during the first half at Beaver Stadium on Saturday.

Penn State left wondering ‘what if’ after 20-19 loss to Maryland

Maryland used a 43-yard field goal from Brad Craddock with 51 seconds remaining to dash Penn State’s hopes of snapping a losing streak.

3 weeks ago


 Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown, a Seneca Valley graduate, looks to pass against Wisconsin in the first half last Saturday in Madison, Wis.

Maryland familiar to Franklin

Once Maryland's head coach in waiting, James Franklin at ease with the past.

3 weeks ago


 In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, former Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis.

Ron Cook: Math whiz Urschel putting more than 2 and 2 together

Ex-Penn State star offensive lineman John Urschel uses his smarts and skills to make rapid ascent in first year with Baltimore Ravens.

4 weeks ago


Big Z a big hit at Penn State

Anthony Zettel is a small-town kid from Michigan and Penn State's big-time talent at the defensive line.

4 weeks ago


 Penn State safety Marcus Allen breaks up the catch of Ohio State's Michael Thomas in Penn State's 31-24 double overtime loss Saturday to the Buckeyes at University Park, Pa.

Penn State freshman safety Allen off to flying start

Nittany Lions freshman safety Marcus Allen's college career is off to a fast start.

4 weeks ago


Penn State notebook: Offensive line shifts around

The unit was already in flux before Donovan Smith was injured Saturday, but Miles Dieffenbach’s possible return could stabilize things.

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