PENN STATE


 Mike Hull (43) of the Penn State Nittany Lions tackles J.T. Barrett (16) of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half during the game at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa.

Penn State’s comeback bid falls short against No. 13 Ohio State

J.T. Barrett and the Ohio State Buckeyes outlasted any overtime heroics the Lions tried to pull off.

about 2 hours ago


 Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin stands at the gate prior to the game last month against the Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium.

Nittany Lions still a work in progress

Penn State’s expectations remain in check with No. 13 Ohio State on deck at Beaver Stadium.

1 day ago


 In this Sept. 26, 2009, file photo, Penn State fans wear white as they fill Beaver Stadium to show their support for the Nittany Lions as they face Iowa in an NCAA football game in State College, Pa. Penn State asked all of their fans to wear white in support of their "White-Out" slogan for the game.

Penn State’s White Out game makes for key recruiting weekend

Tradition in stands is backdrop for showdown against No. 13 Ohio State Saturday night at Beaver Stadium.

2 days ago


 Michigan defensive end Frank Clark sacks Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg in the fourth quarter of an game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Michigan won 18-13.

Nittany Lions offense seeks consistency

Penn State defenders say they won’t rest while waiting on offense to come around.

3 days ago


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

Penn State getting serious about season

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

4 days ago


 Former Penn State co-defensive coordinator Larry Johnson speaks to reporters before a practice, Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, in Dallas in anticipation of the TicketCity Bowl.

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.

5 days ago


 Baldwin offensive tackle Sterling Jenkins, left, goes through drills in preseason practice.

Baldwin lineman Sterling Jenkins eager to get to Penn State

Offensive line recruit Sterling Jenkins, a senior at Baldwin, is excited to hit the ground running when he enrolls at Penn State in January.

5 days 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.

6 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.

1 week ago


Penn State lineman practices

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

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks ago


 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg is stopped by Northwestern linebacker Chi Chi Ariguzo after getting a first down on a quarterback sneak in the second quarter Saturday in State College, Pa.

Penn State's offensive struggles begin at the line

After its first loss of the season, Penn State showed signs of weakness on offense — most notably with the fledging line.

3 weeks ago


 Penn State head coach James Franklin looks on from the sidelines in Penn State's 29-6 loss to Northwestern Saturday in State College, Pa.

Penn State's struggles are clear after loss

Despite a 4-0 start, Penn State has endured recurring issues — all of which were highlighted in a 29-6 loss Saturday to Northwestern.

4 weeks ago


Upstart Penn State defense has quality mind in coordinator

Bob Shoop, the man behind Penn State’s thriving defense, has been turning heads with his football acumen since his college days at Yale.

4 weeks ago


 A view of the new scoreboard inside Beaver Stadium prior to the game between the Massachusetts Minutemen and the Penn State Nittany Lions last Saturday.

Penn State makes adjustments to ad-packed Beaver Stadium scoreboards

Penn State sponsorships are still recovering after the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal, but it’s not all roses for the fans.

1 month ago


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