Penn State head coach Patrick Chambers, center, reacts to a call during an NCAA college basketball game against Wisconsin, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in State College, Pa. At right is Penn State's D. J. Newbill.

Penn State's Patrick Chambers doesn't sound like a coach whose job is in jeopardy

Despite his team struggling, Nittany Lions basketball coach continues to receive support from athletic director Sandy Barbour.

1 day ago

 Penn State coach James Franklin claps enthusiastically during practice at Fordham University's Field House in New York in preparation for the Nittany Lions Pinstripe Bowl game against Boston College.

Penn State players say Year 2 will be different

The 4:30 a.m. wake-up calls take some getting used to, but Lions are pushing through winter workouts in coach James Franklin’s second year.

3 days ago

 People dance in the stands during Thon, the year-long student fundraiser, which culminates with the 46-hour no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon at the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday.

Penn State’s Thon 2015 raises $13.02 million

Since 1977, Penn State raised more than $127 million benefiting the Four Diamonds Fund based out of Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

5 days ago

 West Virginia guard Gary Browne had a career-best offensive game while also playing stellar defense Saturday against Oklahoma State.

District basketball roundup: Another big win for No. 23 West Virginia

The Mountaineers came out on top of a Top 25 clash in the Big 12 again, this time on the road against No. 22 Oklahoma State.

6 days ago

Penn State AD donates $100,000 to renovations fund

Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour donated $100,000 to a fund that goes toward the university’s athletic renovations.

1 week ago

Penn State falls to No. 5 Wisconsin, 55-47

Penn State’s late surge wasn’t enough to cut into a lead Wisconsin never relinquished during the Badgers’ 55-47 victory.

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 Penn State Nittany Lions tight end Jesse James celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the third quarter against the Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium on Sep 6, 2014. Penn State defeated Akron 21-3.

Penn State's James preps to turn heads at NFL Combine

Former Penn State tight end Jesse James is looking to become the sixth former Nittany Lions tight end drafted in the past 20 years.

1 week ago

 Pitt's T.J. Clemmings, right, battles with David Durham in a drill during an August practice at the team's South Side facility. Clemmings will participate in the 2015 NFL Combine.

Local NFL combine participants

Here are the NFL Scouting Combine participants from Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia ...

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 Penn State University men's basketball coach Pat Chambers directs his players in a game at Bryce Jordan Center.

Big Ten fines Penn State for Chambers' remarks

The Big Ten fined Penn State $10,000 for Chambers’ comments following Saturday’s game against Maryland and issued a public reprimand.

1 week ago

District roundup: Pitt women roll to another win

Brianna Kiesel led the way once again with 22 points as the Panthers suffocated the Demon Deacons on the road.

1 week ago

Lawyers for ex-Penn State president Spanier, others signal new round of appeals

In addition, former athletic director Tim Curley's attorneys filed an application for extraordinary relief to the state Supreme Court.

2 weeks ago

With help of loan, Penn State reports athletic profit

Penn State’s athletics department is no longer in the red, financially, but it took a $30 million loan to get there.

2 weeks ago

Penn State set to receive Big Ten bowl revenue

PSU was dealt a four-year bowl revenue ban in 2012, a decision that stemmed from the Sandusky scandal.

2 weeks ago

 Senate Republican leader Jake Corman

Pa. GOP leader's lawsuit provides new evidence, spotlights NCAA in Penn State fallout

Mr. Corman plans to send the NCAA executive committee thousands of pages of sworn depositions amassed during his lawsuit.

2 weeks ago

 The Joe Paterno statue was removed from Penn State's campus in July 2012.

Poll says Pennsylvanians want to see Paterno statue restored

The Quinnipiac University poll released today said 59 percent to 25 percent favored restoring the statue to a prominent place on campus.

2 weeks ago

Once-paralyzed player is rapidly climbing political ladder

Fifteen years after a hit left him motionless on the Ohio Stadium turf, Adam Taliaferro is one of New Jersey’s newest lawmakers.

2 weeks ago

 Pitt football head coach Pat Narduzzi discusses his recruiting class Wednesday at the team's South Side practice facility.

Pitt vs. Penn State: All atwitter over recruiting battles

The teams won't play each other for more than a year, but the Pitt-Penn State rivalry is certainly alive on social media and in recruiting.

2 weeks ago

District roundup: Robert Morris men snap two-game skid

The Colonials got back to .500 thanks to a Northeast Conference win Saturday at Fairleigh Dickinson.

2 weeks ago

 Penn State head coach James Franklin posts the first signee of the day, Irvin Charles, on a recruitment board during national signing day Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, in State College, Pa.

Coach James Franklin still juggling numbers at Penn State

Nittany Lions' coaching staff is still working to balance future position needs now that the team has a full allotment of scholarships.

3 weeks ago

District women's roundup: Pitt beats North Carolina State

Star senior guard Brianna Kiesel scored 24 second-half points and the Panthers rallied from 10 points down to win.

3 weeks ago

Penn State learns it has additional football scholarships

School’s confusion stems from the expiration of the NCAA’s consent decree.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State head coach James Franklin applauds on national signing day Wednesday in University Park, Pa.

Penn State rounds up 11th-ranked class of 2015 recruits

Penn State coach James Franklin signed the 11th-best recruiting class in the nation in his second year on the job on national signing day

3 weeks ago

 Tyler Boyd, center and his Clairton High School teammates, Terrish Webb, left, and Titus Howard, right, on National Signing Day in 2013 -- all signed letters of intent to play football for the University of Pittsburgh.

Changes in the wind for college football's national signing day

Recent rule proposals could make this national signing day the last of its kind.

3 weeks ago

Penn State verbal commitment will honor late father on signing day

Steven Gonzalez of Union City, N.J., will leave a chair empty at the table, a place of honor for his deceased father.

3 weeks ago

 James Franklin and Penn State have a full 2015 class, with 25 verbal commitments.

Big break for Altoona's Kevin Givens is Pitt's loss, Penn State's gain

Altoona High DE Kevin Givens jumps from Pitt to Penn State after finally getting a scholarship offer from the Nittany Lions.

3 weeks ago

 Christa Harmotto Dietzen - Captain of 2014 U.S. world champions

Sportswoman of the Year: Christa Harmotto-Dietzen a winner above all else

For as stellar an athlete as she is on a volleyball court, the Dapper Dan Sportswoman of the Year is an even better leader and winner.

3 weeks ago

Judge dismisses state suit against NCAA after settlement of Penn State scandal issues

A judge dismissed the suit after the NCAA restored 112 Penn State football wins and agreed to spend a $60 million fine in the state.

1 month ago

District basketball roundup: Duquesne bit by Richmond, 86-55

Duquesne loses sixth game in a row, this time 86-55 on the road against Richmond.

1 month ago


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