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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 …
Barron: PSU should be ‘rewarded’ with lessened sanctions from NCAA
By Chris Adamski
New Penn State president Eric Barron said he believes the university has made “enormous progress” in implementing Freeh Report recommendations and should be “rewarded” via …
PSU football equipment, facilities manager retires
By Chris Adamski
After 31 years as a fixture on the Penn State sideline, Brad “Spider” Caldwell announced Thursday that he is retiring. Caldwell, whose time with PSU football dates to his 1983 debut as a student manager, is relocating to Vermont to take a position as a high school activities director. Caldwell, …
Penn State’s Conlan gets College Football Hall of Fame nod
By Chris Adamski
Shane Conlan received word earlier this year he had been nominated for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. “I didn’t think I had a chance, though,” the former Penn State star linebacker said. “They explained how it’s the hardest of all the halls of fame to get into …
College notebook: Local schools score high in Academic Progress Report
By Staff and Wire Reports
Student-athletes at Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia, Duquesne and Robert Morris achieved scores at or above the national standard for their four-year academic progress rate (APR), according to data released Wednesday by the NCAA. Five Pitt programs recorded the highest scores in team history (baseball, men’s basketball, men’s soccer, men’s …