Penn State players celebrate Thursday night after defeating Stanford in  an NCAA women's volleyball tournament semifinal in Oklahoma City.

Player of year Hancock sets pace for PSU women

National player of year Micha Hancock sets everything up for Penn State women's volleyball team as it bids for NCAA title Saturday night.

about 17 hours ago

Sandusky loses legal battle to restore state pension

The former Penn State assistant football coach, convicted of multiple sex offenses, was trying to win back a $4,900-a-month state pension.

about 17 hours ago

 Jerry Sandusky was convicted by a jury of sexual abuse of 10 boys and sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison.

AP: Jerry Sandusky won't get his pension back

Sandusky’s attorney Chuck Benjamin said today that the State Employees’ Retirement System issued a 122-page opinion with the decision.

1 day ago

 Jerry Sandusky is escorted from the Centre County Courthouse after his sentencing on child sex abuse in October 2012.

Judge delays January trial on Penn State sanctions

The judge says she needs more time to resolve disagreements about which documents the NCAA must produce.

1 day ago

 Penn State football head coach James Franklin speaks during a news conference at Yankee Stadium regarding the upcoming Pinstripe Bowl between Penn State and Boston College, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in the Bronx borough of New York.

The in-home visit: Building a relationship with a recruit

Penn State coach James Franklin and his staff pride themselves on have rapport with the family as well as the player.

1 day ago

 Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton runs between Akron safety Devonte Morgan and cornerback Bryce Cheek  after taking a pass from quarterback Christian Hackenberg for a first down during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

Separation a trial for Penn State receivers

Improvement in getting away from defensive backs a focal point for Nittany Lions.

3 days ago

Nine alumni trustees want PSU to sue NCAA over sanctions, criticize the board

Nine alumni members of the 31-member board of trustees want the board to join plaintiffs who want NCAA sanctions overturned.

4 days ago

 Penn State running back Bill Belton.

Unbreakable bonds for Penn State's 'Supa Six' 2011 recruits

Six recruits bonded at Penn State, and, while they are friends for life, some might be opponents in the NFL soon.

4 days ago

 Penn State Board of Trustees Chairman Keith Masser has informed the board that he does not expect a quorum of 16 members needed to conduct business.

PSU alumni trustees fail to draw quorum for meeting on NCAA suit

Nine alumni members of the 31-member board of trustees want the board to join plaintiffs who want NCAA sanctions overturned.

4 days ago

 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg struggled mightily at times in his sophomore season under new coach James Franklin.

Trying season a test for Penn State offense

A difficult year on the field, and at times in the social media realm, should help the Nittany Lions mature.

6 days ago

 Penn State coach James Franklin places the name of quarterback recruit Michael O'Connor on a board during national signing day Feb. 5, 2014.

QB Michael O'Connor plans to leave Penn State

The Nittany Lions will be down to three quarterbacks as they prepare for their bowl game.

1 week ago

 “Members of the Board are likewise free to decide whether or not to attend any such meeting," Keith Masser wrote.

Chairman of Penn State trustees doesn't plan to attend meeting on NCAA suit

Nine alumni-elected trustees have called a special meeting Monday to persuade the school to join a lawsuit against the NCAA.

1 week ago

Career night from Thorpe propels Lions past Dukes

Geno Thorpe led the way for Chambers’ Lions, scoring a career-high 19 points during Penn State’s 64-62 win against Duquesne.

1 week ago

 Head coach James Franklin of the Penn State Nittany Lions looks on during the fourth quarter against the Michigan State Spartans at Beaver Stadium on November 29, 2014 in State College, Pennsylvania.

Nittany Lions adopt New York state of mind

Benefits of Pinstripe Bowl against Boston College sitting well with Penn State.

1 week ago

 Penn State University president Eric Barron

Lawmaker angered over Penn State chief's hands-up gesture

Republican state Rep. Jerry Knowles says Mr. Barron’s gesture was disrespectful and a “slap in the face to law enforcement.”

1 week ago

Nittany Lions earn trip to New York

Penn State will play Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl Dec. 27 at Yankee Stadium.

1 week ago

Sandusky's son speaks out on abusive childhood

Matt Sandusky came forward with his allegations during a 2012 trial where eight men testified that his adoptive father abused them.

2 weeks ago

 The family of former Penn State offensive tackle Mike Farrell donated $1 million to the football program.

Penn State football team receives $1 million gift

The Farrell family, which includes former offensive tackle Mike Farrell, donated $1 million to Penn State football.

2 weeks ago

Penn State sends letter to Sandusky asking him to renew his season tickets

Jerry Sandusky, former Penn State coach in prison for child sex abuse, has been invited to renew his season tickets for the 2015 season.

2 weeks ago

 Virginia Tech forward Joey Van Zegeren (2) is pushed out of the way as Penn State forward Brandon Taylor (10) pulls in a rebound Wednesday at Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pa.  Penn State won, 61-58.

Newbill leads Penn State to comeback win

Senior guard D.J. Newbill scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half, leading the Nittany Lions to a 61-58 win against Virginia Tech.

2 weeks ago

 Penn State board chairman Keith Masser said trustees who want to review the large set of documents will have to sign an agreement designed to protect confidentiality agreements.

Penn State trustees get access to Freeh documents

The 2012 Freeh Report detailed how top university administrators handled sex abuse complaints against former coach Jerry Sandusky.

2 weeks ago

Nittany Lions look toward a brighter future

With the regular season finished, Penn State's focus isn't solely on a bowl game -- it's on the bigger picture of rebuilding the program.

2 weeks ago

Penn State alumni trustees want Freeh report documents

Nine trustees say they have a responsibility to review the material in the 2012 report by former FBI director Louis Freeh.

2 weeks ago

 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg carries the ball against Michigan State in the first half Saturday in University Park, Pa.

No. 10 Michigan State defeats Penn State, 34-10

From the opening kick, one that was returned by R.J. Shelton 90 yards for a Michigan State touchdown, the Lions failed to keep pace.

2 weeks ago

 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg sets to throw a pass during the second quarter of a game against Illinois, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill.

Penn State still has something to prove going into finale at Beaver Stadium

Nittany Lions are searching for that one signature win for the 2014 season, and No. 10 Michigan State is a good candidate.

3 weeks ago

Ron Cook: College football a downer this year

Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia have pretty much gone from bad to worse in 2014.

3 weeks ago

Penn State band director Richard Bundy marking last home game

Mr. Bundy is only the fifth director in the Blue Band’s 115-year history.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State linebacker Mike Hull's 121 tackles, nine for a loss, two sacks, a forced fumble and an interception make him a standout on a defense ranked No. 3 in Division I-A.

Linebacker Hull has no regrets about sticking with Nittany Lions

Penn State middle linebacker Mike Hull set for his final game in Beaver Stadium.

3 weeks ago

 Mike Hull of the Penn State Nittany Lions tackles J.T. Barrett of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half during the game on October 25, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.

Five scholarship players from Penn State's 2010 class overcome turmoil

Nittany Lions senior class wraps up one wild ride with a Big Ten game Saturday at Beaver Stadium against Michigan State.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg has his helmet ripped off by Ohio State Buckeyes defensive lineman Joey Bosa last month at Beaver Stadium.

Penn State's offensive woes take a toll on quarterback

Nittany Lions sophomore Christian Hackenberg is feeling the bumps and bruises from a near-record number of sacks this season.

3 weeks ago

 West Virginia's Daryl Worley reacts after TCU's Jaden Oberkrom kicked the winning field goal at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown on Nov. 1.

Gene Collier: Rivalries beat bowl games

Forget pursuit of a bowl, the region’s middling college teams are better off piling on each other than piling on a meaningless sixth win.

3 weeks ago

Pennsylvania Sen. Corman wants Penn State sanctions suit moved to mediation

The senator’s attorney, Matthew Haverstick, wrote a letter to the court’s chief clerk making the request on Tuesday.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg is sacked by Jihad Ward of Illinois Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. Illinois defeated Penn State, 16-14.

Early season troubles still restricting Penn State's offense

The Nittany Lions have just one game left in the regular season, but offensive problems with the receivers and red zone still linger.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg prepares to throw a pass during the second quarter against Illinois.

Nittany Lions struggle in all three phases in 16-14 loss at Illinois

Penn State’s defense has been the strength of the team this season, but late in the fourth quarter the group didn’t have one big play left.

3 weeks ago

  Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg  calls a play at the line against the Maryland Terrapins during a game at Beaver Stadium earlier this month.

Nittany Lions offense has chance to get healthy against the Illini

Penn State’s offense searching for confidence against Illinois

4 weeks ago

Penn State refuses to get all a-Twitter over scrutiny

Nittany Lions coach James Franklin tries to shield his players and staff from criticism 140 characters at a time.

4 weeks ago

 Angelo Mangiro (left) and Austin Johnson of Penn State celebrate with the Dan Rooney Trophy after victory over UCF in the Croke Park Classic American Football match between Penn State v Central Florida at Croke Park Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland.

Penn State lineman Angelo Mangiro knows job backwards and forward

Angelo Mangiro has worked through dyslexia to become a versatile offensive lineman for the Nittany Lions.

1 month ago

Congressmen demand NCAA release Penn State documents

The documents related to the 2012 consent decree over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

1 month ago


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