Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers is helping a Penn State biologist raise research funds by producing a video about how the coach witnessed the decline and death of his father from Alzheimer's disease.

Penn State coach lends help to professor pursuing brain-repair research

Basketball coach Patrick Chambers is working with PSU biologist Gong Chen, whose research focuses on restoring brain cells and function.

about 13 hours ago

Penn State notebook: Situational football takes center state in spring

The Nittany Lions worked on situational drills and tried a pair of left tackles during their fifth practice of the spring.

2 days ago

 Penn State offensive tackle Paris Palmer waits his turn to complete footwork drills at practice Monday afternoon in Holuba Hall.

Paris Palmer adds intrigue to Penn State's OT competition

Junior-college transfer Paris Palmer is one of three linemen competing for the starting left tackle spot with the Nittany Lions.

4 days ago

 Penn State President Eric J. Barron

Penn State considers tuition freeze

Eric J. Barron says he would recommend the freeze for in-state students if the university were to receive a proposed funding increase.

6 days ago

 Thirty of the NFL’s 32 teams were represented at Penn State’s pro day Thursday to watch players such as linebacker Mike Hull.

Sized up: 30 NFL scouts watch 13 prospects at Penn State's pro day

Penn State’s 13 pro-day participants were put through the paces in an effort to prove they are ready for their shot at the NFL.

1 week ago

 Penn State head coach Coquese Washington

Penn State signs Lady Lions basketball coach to extension

Penn State University has signed Lady Lions basketball coach Coquese Washington to a two-year contract extension,.

1 week ago

Penn State signs a two-year contract extension for Patrick Chambers

Athletic director Sandy Barbour announced a two-year contract extension for men’s basketball coach Patrick Chamber

1 week ago

 Penn State coach James Franklin speaks during an NCAA college football news conference, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in State College, Pa. Penn State opens spring football practice tomorrow.

Searching for an edge, coach Franklin looks into analytics, sports science

James Franklin will leave no stone unturned when looking for ways to decide whether or not analytics and sports science can help his team.

1 week ago

Local wrestlers looking for rebound in NCAA tournament

The local products — who wrestle at Pitt, Edinboro and Penn State — return as high seeds, but are hoping for a better result this year.

1 week ago

 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg throws a screen pass during the first half of a game against Michigan State in State College, Pa., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014.

Five questions facing Penn State football this spring

The Nittany Lions open spring practice Friday with plenty of questions surrounding James Franklin’s football team.

1 week ago

 Penn State coach James Franklin speaks during an news conference, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in State College, Pa. Penn State opens spring football practice on Friday.

Penn State notebook: Position changes and points of emphasis

The NIttany Lions are a year older as they enter spring practice and coach James Franklin had no shortage of topics to discuss Tuesday.

1 week ago

 Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour, shown at a news conference in University Park, Pa., in July, announced the reorganization of the structure of Penn State’s athletic department Monday.

Penn State reshuffles structure of athletic department

Sandy Barbour created four divisions and several titles changes are in place within Penn State’s athletic department.

2 weeks ago

 Penn State’s D.J. Newbill (2) reacts to a play in the second half of Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Conference tournament in Chicago. Newbill scored 18 points as the Penn State won, 67-58, to reach the quarterfinals.

College basketball roundup: Nittany Lions keep rolling in Big Ten tournament

D.J. Newbill scored 18 points, and Penn State shut down Iowa in the second half of a 67-58 victory Thursday in the conference tournament.

2 weeks ago

Tickets still available for NCAA at Consol Energy Center

The NCAA announced that a limited number of tickets are on sale for second- and third-round games next Thursday and Saturday.

2 weeks ago

 Penn State guard D.J. Newbill hopes to finish his career strong in the postseason.

D.J. Newbill overcomes hardships to become Penn State’s star

Nittany Lions guard D.J. Newbill prepares for the end of a collegiate career that succeeded while growing both as a person and as a player.

2 weeks ago

 Brad Jones of Beaver Falls was forced to stop playing football at Penn State University because of pulmonary embolisms. He is now a video producer for the Velocity channel. He’s pictured here in a friend’s garage.

Injury, surgery can increase risk of embolisms in athletes

Surgeries, long plane flights can raise risk in athletes and others for pulmonary embolisms, Pittsburgh and national experts say.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State's Nick Scott squats during the team's winter strength and conditioning testing.

Nittany Lions raising the bar during winter strength testing

Penn State’s improvements in the weight room are showing up on strength coach Dwight Galt’s charts as Penn State wraps up winter testing.

3 weeks ago

PSU administrators' prosecutions on hold

The defendants are Graham Spanier, Gary Schultz and Tim Curley.

3 weeks ago

Late jumper lifts Virginia Tech

Women’s basketball roundup: The Hokies score with 0.5 seconds left to advance to play Pitt in ACC tournament second round.

3 weeks ago

Youthful Lady Lions seeking growth as Big Ten tournament begins

With the worst record in Coquese Washington’s eight-year Penn State tenure, the Lady Lions head to the conference tournament.

3 weeks ago




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