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Former Gateway coach Smith is ‘perfect fit’ for Penn State football staff

By Chris Adamski
Terry Smith has walked through the doors and into the lobby of Penn State’s Lasch Building  almost daily for half a year now. The feeling …

Congressmen ask NCAA to relax PSU penalties
By Chris Adamski 8:04 p.m.
CHICAGO — Rankled by NCAA president Mark Emmert’s recent testimony before a U.S. Senate committee, U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent joined four Pennsylvania colleagues in writing a letter to the NCAA requesting the further rescinding of sanctions the organization imposed on the Penn State football program. Dent and fellow Congressmen Jim …
Penn State names Barbour new AD
By Chris Adamski
UNIVERSITY PARK — Championing her breadth of experience over three decades as a college administrator, Penn State introduced Sandy Barbour as its new athletic director …
Penn State recruiting class has Garden variety
By Chris Adamski
Penn State’s Jersey Boys span the Garden State, some residing more than 100 miles apart. But before these six highly regarded 2015 recruits unite in University Park, they’re developing close bonds — the way today’s teenagers do. “Whether it’s Twitter, Facebook or (iPhone) group chat,” Union City offensive lineman Steven …
Paterno son, another ex-football assistant coach suing PSU
By Chris Adamski
Another Paterno v. Penn State lawsuit has been filed. Jay Paterno, son of longtime former PSU football coach Joe Paterno and a former  assistant coach under his father, joined fellow former assistant Bill Kenney in filing a $1 million lawsuit against Penn State in U.S. District Court on Monday. The …
Woodland Hills junior RB picks Penn State
By Chris Adamski
Miles Sanders already has had a productive high school football career, and he hasn’t even begun his junior year. Penn State coaches saw enough to …
College football notebook: Date moved up for Pitt-Penn State game
By Staff and Wire Reports
The wait for the first meeting between Pitt and Penn State at Beaver Stadium in almost two decades just got a week shorter. On Thursday, …
PSU’s Hackenberg on O’Brien Award watch list
By Chris Adamski
Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg is one of five true sophomores on the 33-player preseason watch list for the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award. Hackenberg, the …
Former Butler, PSU LB sharing insights with young players
By Jerry Clark
Football may have taken Tyrell Sales around the world, but the Butler native has found his way back home, and he is happy to have …
Penn State notebook: LB Kline sits out activities
By John Mcgonigal
UNIVERSITY PARK — With a gray plastic boot on his left leg, senior linebacker Ben Kline drove around the Penn State Lacrosse Field with a watchful eye. The president of Penn State’s Uplifting Athletes chapter, Kline, hampered by a reported Achilles injury, was instrumental in organizing this year’s Lift For …
Penn State junior tight end James measures up with best in country
By Chris Adamski
UNIVERSITY PARK — It wasn’t words that caught the attention of Jesse James’ new coach. The size and speed, though — those James Franklin couldn’t …
Penn State gets commitment from N.J. linebacker
By Chris Adamski
On a big recruiting weekend for Penn State, Manny Bowen made a verbal commitment to the school during a visit to University Park. Bowen, from Barnegat, N.J., tweeted a photo of himself in the Nittany Lions’ locker room wearing a PSU jersey with the caption “I commit” Saturday evening. Bowen, …
Penn State AD Joyner to retire Aug. 1
By Chris Adamski
On the day it was announced he would step down as Penn State athletic director effective Aug. 1, Dave Joyner looked back on the unique …
4 players opt to leave Penn State football team
By Chris Adamski
Penn State’s roster just got a little bit smaller. Its scholarship crunch more manageable, too. A university spokesman confirmed Friday that four players are no longer on the football team. Receiver Richy Anderson and quarterback Austin Whipple plan to transfer, and guard Anthony Alosi and receiver Jonathan Warner left the …
Penn State adds cornerback recruit
By Chris Adamski
Penn State picked up another recruit for its 2015 class on Sunday morning when consensus three-star prospect Myles Hartsfield made a verbal commitment to the Nittany Lions prior to participating in a camp on the University Park campus. The 5-foot-10, 180-pound Hartsfield, from Sayreville HS in Parlin, N.J., is projected …
Ex-PSU fencing coach files lawsuit against university
By Jerry DiPaola
Former Penn State fencing coach Emmanuil G. Kaidanov filed a lawsuit Thursday against the university, alleging he was illegally fired last year. Kaidanov, who won 12 national championships in his 31 years at Penn State, filed the suit Thursday in U.S. Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania, claiming Penn State fired …