The Kappa Delta Rho fraternity at Penn State.

Penn State fraternity Kappa Delta Rho loses recognition for three years

The fraternity has been stripped over a private Facebook page with photos of nude, semi-nude and incapacitated female students.

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 Penn State president Eric Barron

Penn State's president puts fraternity life under microscope

PSU president Eric Barron wants the university to raise the stakes for fraternities to model better behavior.

5 days ago

 Penn State coach James Franklin, pictured here at a Coaches Caravan event in Cranberry earlier this month, said this week he plans to use Penn State's high cost of attendance as a recruiting advantage.

Franklin hopes to use Penn State's high cost-of-attendance stipend to his advantage

Penn State’s cost-of-attendance stipend will be tops in the Big Ten. Does it give the school an advantage in recruiting?

5 days ago

Twelve local college teams earn high academic marks

NCAA bestows “Public Recognition Awards” on teams for high marks in retaining and graduating athletes.

6 days ago

NCAA honors Pitt men's basketball, women's tennis teams for academics

Both teams finished in the top 10 percent of their respective sports, with the newest data representing the 2010-14 period.

6 days ago

NCAA basketball rules changes afoot

NCAA basketball rules committee recommends 30-second shot clock and other rules to increase scoring and speed up pace.

1 week ago

 Jesse James celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Akron in September.

Penn State's Jesse James signs Steelers contract

The tight end caught 78 passes and had 11 touchdowns for the Nittany Lions.

1 week ago

 In this Nov. 9, 2010, file photo, Fran Fisher, left, congratulates former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, on his 400th career coaching win after his weekly NCAA college football news conference in State College, Pa. Fran Fisher, who broadcast Penn State football games on the radio for many years, has died. He was 91.

Obituary: Fran Fisher / Longtime voice of Penn State University football

“Fran was an iconic figure at Penn State,” said Jack Ham. Fisher’s first Penn State broadcast was also Joe Paterno’s first as head coach.

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 Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi said cost of attendance was “a major topic” on recruiting visits in December and January.

ACC cautiously moving forward with new rules on scholarships

Support is strong for cost of attendance scholarship approved by the Power Five conferences, but there is some apprehension, too.

2 weeks ago

 Miles Dieffenbach, right, practices with Josh Walker on Friday morning at Steelers rookie minicamp on the South Side.

Fox Chapel's Miles Dieffenbach hopes to catch on with Steelers

Miles Dieffenbach, signed as an undrafted free agent out of Penn State, hopes his ability to play guard and center lands him a roster spot.

2 weeks ago

 Penn State football coach James Franklin.

Penn State poised to have plethora of playmakers in the secondary

Penn State’s secondary, a unit that was strong last season, is poised to possibly be even stronger this season.

2 weeks ago

 The Old Main building on the campus of Penn State University.

Tensions high as Penn State trustees set to meet

The acrimony among members of the board of trustees at times has taken center stage and today’s meeting will tackle some weighty issues.

2 weeks ago

 Penn State coach James Franklin said at a Coaches Caravan event Thursday even in Cranberry that a renewal of the Pitt rivalry past 2019 is "open for discussion."

Adam Bittner: It’s time for Pitt, Penn State to chart rivalry's future

With both teams’ coaches seemingly in favor of extending the series past 2019, it’s the perfect time to make a long-term deal.

2 weeks ago

 "This is not an institution struggling to find applicants," Penn State President Eric Barron said today.

Penn State pushes back decisions on tuition until final budget OK’d

University trustees Friday approved an interim $4.65 billion operating and maintenance budget.

2 weeks ago

 Penn State football coach James Franklin made his scheduled stop in the Pittsburgh area Thursday.

Franklin says extending Penn State vs. Pitt series 'open for discussion'

“I think people are excited about it, especially in this region,” the Penn State coach said.

2 weeks ago

 Penn State's Jesse James, and underclassman, was selected by the Steelers in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Will trend of Penn State's underclassmen going into NFL continue?

Penn State had three underclassmen leave for the NFL, a process the program started preparing the players for as soon as possible.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour talks with reporters in State College, Pa. on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Penn State hired Barbour as athletic director a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley. Barbour replaced Dr. David Joyner, who took over at Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal and held the job for two and a half years.

Q&A: Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour on satellite camps, retaining coaches and more

Will Penn State use Beaver Stadium for a future ice hockey game? How will PSU deal with five consecutive home football games?

3 weeks ago

 Star Woodland Hills running back Miles Sanders has not reneged on his Penn State commitment, according to his coach.

High school notebook: McCloskey father, son guiding Mt. Lebanon baseball

Patt McCloskey’s father is his assistant, but Ed McCloskey is still playing an instrumental role for the top-ranked Blue Devils.

3 weeks ago

 Pitt offensive lineman T.J. Clemmings was selected in the fourth round of the draft by the Minnesota Vikings.

Draft notebook: Pitt's Clemmings goes to Vikings

The Panthers standout was the 11th pick of the fourth round, No. 110 overall.

3 weeks ago

 Purdue quarterback Danny Etling is sacked by Penn State safety Adrian Amos  for a 12-yard loss on Nov. 16, 2013.

Penn State defensive back Adrian Amos selected by Bears in fifth round of NFL Draft

Adrian Amos lined up at cornerback and at safety for the Nittany Lions and will now man the secondary for the Chicago Bears.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State tight end Jesse James celebrates after scoring a touchdown.

Steelers choose Penn State tight end Jesse James, from South Allegheny, in fifth round

Penn State tight end Jesse James is the first Nittany Lions player drafted by the Steelers in six years.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State offensive lineman Donovan Smith greets NFL commissioner Roger Goodell onstage after being selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the 34th pick in the second round of the NFL draft  Friday in Chicago.

Penn State’s Smith goes to Tampa Bay

Donovan Smith’s selection at 34th overall made him the highest PSU player drafted since Jared Odrick was drafted 28th overall in 2010.

3 weeks ago

 Graham Spanier's defamation lawsuit is a result of the findings in the Freeh report.

Centre County judge recuses himself from Spanier's lawsuit against Freeh

Judge Jonathan D. Grine signed an order this week that cancels a pre-trial conference until a new judge is assigned from another county.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State offensive lineman Donovan Smith celebrates with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the 34th pick in the second round of the 2015 NFL Football Draft Friday night.

Former Nittany Lion Donovan Smith selected by Tampa Bay

Donovan Smith’s wait in the NFL Draft’s green room came to a close quickly Friday night.

3 weeks ago

 Mike Hull might be on the small side, but he's confident NFL teams know what he can bring to the field.

Hull, former Penn State standouts ready for NFL draft waiting game

Former Canon-McMillan and Nittany Lions linebacker Mike Hull hopes that going fishing will help pass the time during this week’s NFL draft.

1 month ago


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