PENN STATE


 Penn State head coach James Franklin, second from left, poses for a selfie with running back Bill Belton, left, kicker Sam Ficken and linebacker Mike Hull, right, during the first day at the Big Ten media days held in Chicago on July 28, 2014.

At last, James Franklin gets on elevator for big-time ride at Penn State

While most Big Ten coaches seemed to sleepwalk through conference media days, James Franklin was practically bursting with enthusiasm.

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 NCAA President Mark Emmert.

Congressmen urge NCAA to lift Penn State sanctions

Letter asks NCAA President Mark Emmert to rescind the remaining sanctions because of the harm they’re causing student-athletes.

3 days ago


 New Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour.

First woman, Sandy Barbour, hired as AD at Penn State

The former athletic director at University of California Berkeley will take over Nittany Lions athletic programs.

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 As athletic director Dave Joyner departs, many of Penn State's programs must continue to regain their stability.

A changing face: Penn State athletics remain in flux

Penn State's athletic landscape has been altered significantly in three years since the Sandusky news, both financially and personnel-wise.

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 New Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour today in State College.

Penn State names Sandy Barbour as new athletic director

Eric Barron announced Ms. Barbour at a noon news conference, calling her the “clear, first and unanimous” choice of the selection committee.

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 Penn State Athletic Director Dave Joyner.

Penn State to name new athletic director Saturday

Penn State’s outgoing athletic director, Dave Joyner, begins his retirement Aug. 1. He announced his decision to retire last month.

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 Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney were not retained as assistant coaches by Penn State coach Bill O’Brien in January 2012.

Jay Paterno, Bill Kenney sue Penn State for 'improper termination'

In the complaint, they claim the university damaged their reputation through press releases.

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 Woodland Hills' Miles Sanders gets into the end zone for a touchdown against Upper St. Clair.

Woodland Hills running back Sanders commits to Penn State

Miles Sanders, who graduates in 2016, is Penn State's first committed recruit for that class.

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 Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, during an interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired Thursday.

Jerry Sandusky's adopted son discusses alleged sexual abuse, bedtime 'ritual'

Oprah Winfrey interviewed Matthew Sandusky on her television show about what it was like growing up with his father.

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Lineman Dieffenbach still hoping for late-season return

Penn State senior lineman Miles Dieffenbach is rehabbing a torn ACL and hopes to return for the final three or four games of the season.

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 About three years ago, Pitt started working with IMG Learfield to generate new ticket sales, which has worked on developing stronger relationships in the Pittsburgh business community. Pitt sold more than 8,000 new football season tickets last season, its first year in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Colleges look outside to boost sports ticket sales

Over the past three years, more than 60 Division I athletic programs have hired consultants to handle a portion of ticket sales.

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Pennsylvania court decides not to speed up Penn State lawsuit

Former FBI director Louis Freeh wanted to force Penn State’s onetime president to proceed with a civil claim he initiated last year.

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