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Penn State defense returns to familiar spot atop Big Ten Conference

By Chris Adamski
A Penn State lifer as the son of a Nittany Lions linebacker and a Pennsylvania kid who admits he has been a fan since he …

Penn State receiver Lewis looking to rebound after demotion
By Chris Adamski
If Geno Lewis was in James Franklin’s doghouse, Penn State’s most experienced receiver and his coach have talked it out. Lewis went from being arguably …
Penn State notebook: Dieffenbach might return to help Lions’ offensive line
By Chris Adamski
Help could be coming for Penn State’s beleaguered offensive line — and it could be coming from a familiar face in a familiar place. Speaking at his weekly news conference Tuesday, Nittany Lions coach James Franklin strongly suggested that when guard Miles Dieffenbach returns from his recovery from a torn …
Former Penn State assistant coach Johnson just visiting this time
By Chris Adamski
Throughout an 18-year tenure as a Penn State assistant coach, Larry Johnson walked into Beaver Stadium countless times. However, there’s one portion of the Nittany …
Fox Chapel native nearing return to Penn State offensive line
By Chris Adamski
The instant a teammate collided into Miles Dieffenbach’s left knee during a spring-practice drill in March, Dieffenbach knew something was wrong. Aside from the acute …
Steelers’ Brown made good after leaving PSU in wake of sanctions
By Chris Adamski
Justin Brown, from time to time, hears his name yelled from the stands at Heinz Field. Problem is, it sometimes is not for the reasons …
Texans coach O’Brien still cherishes time at Penn State
By Chris Adamski
Bill O’Brien might not ever miss all the recruiting, backslapping, fundraising and other ancillary aspects of coaching at the college level. But less than 10 …
Penn State notebook: Lions welcome bye week
By Chris Adamski
After what easily has been the most brutal fortnight in the young tenure of coach James Franklin, Penn State has a week off. Franklin welcomes …
Reports: Penn State cuts ties with New Jersey recruit
By Chris Adamski
Penn State has cut ties with a recruit that has been connected to a hazing scandal at his high school, according to multiple reports from recruiting websites. Rivals.com and 247Sports.com, citing unnamed sources, reported Monday morning that Penn State is “moving on” without defensive back Myles Hartsfield, a senior from …
Penn State notebook: WR Lewis disappearing from offense
By Chris Adamski
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — In a span of a couple of weeks, Geno Lewis has gone from one of the nation’s top receivers to one …
PSU monitoring alleged N.J. hazing incident
By Chris Adamski
Police reportedly went to the home of a member of Penn State’s 2015 recruiting class who plays for a New Jersey high school where seven juveniles face charges ranging from aggravated sexual assault to criminal restraint. Myles Hartsfield, a senior defensive back from Palin, N.J., who is rated as a …
Michigan Stadium lights too bright for PSU
By Chris Adamski
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — During halftime of the first Big Ten night game in Michigan Stadium history, they turned out the lights for a colorful …
For PSU, big game under lights at Big House
By Chris Adamski
Under the bright lights in the most hostile environments, Penn State traditionally has not wilted. At 7 p.m. Saturday, the Nittany Lions (4-1, 1-1) will …
Penn State notebook: Linebacker Wartman returns to starting lineup
By Chris Adamski
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – After sitting out Penn State’s most recent game against Northwestern because of an apparent lower arm injury, sophomore linebacker Nyeem Wartman …
PSU O-line digging in
By Chris Adamski
During two years under position coach Mac McWhorter — via his wife, Rebecca — Penn State’s offensive linemen became accustomed to culinary delights. “Mama Hog,” …
Penn State’s night game at Michigan comes with Wolverines in turmoil
By Chris Adamski
When it was announced amid great fanfare six months ago, the first Big Ten night game in the eight-decade history of Michigan Stadium was envisioned …