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Penn State snaps 6-game skid with win over Rutgers

By The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY PARK — It took Penn State 33 days to put together a 40-minute game and Nittany Lions coach Pat Chambers loved every minute of it. D.J. Newbill scored 23 points and Brandon Taylor 16 to lead Penn State to a 79-51 win over Rutgers on Saturday for its first Big ...

Defensive lineman commits to PSU during campus visit
By Chris Adamski 12:12 p.m.
Penn State invited all of its Class of 2015 verbal commitments for official visits this weekend. That list got a little bit longer when another guest on campus decided he was committing to the Nittany Lions, too. Consensus three-star defensive lineman Robert Windsor told Penn State coaches on Sunday morning …
Officials file to end lawsuit against Penn State, NCAA
By The Associated Press
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania officials are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit against Penn State and the NCAA over the penalties related to the Jerry Sandusky child abuse case. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman and state Treasurer Rob McCord on Thursday asked a Commonwealth Court judge to mark the case …
In recruiting, Pitt, Penn State make ‘social’ commentary
By Chris Adamski and Jerry DiPaola
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi left before dinner was served, but no one questioned his manners. He was one of the speakers at Johnny Majors Night at ...
Penn State falls short in upset bid at Michigan State
By Åssociated Press
Branden Dawson knew Michigan State would get a battle from Penn State, but he helped the Spartans learn how to fight back. “We stayed together,” Dawson said after his team’s 66-60 win Wednesday night, an escape for a team that has lost three overtime games. “We didn’t give up. We didn’t ...
Assistant coaches cashing in at college level
By Bob Cohn
Bob Shoop works countless hours performing countless tasks as Penn State’s defensive coordinator, just like when he held the same job at William & Mary ...
Penn State drops 5th straight, falls to Purdue in OT
By The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY PARK — Purdue coach Matt Painter called Saturday’s 84-77 victory in overtime over Penn State improbable and gave credit to the basketball gods. But it was Purdue’s Kendall Stephens who gets the credit for sending a game in which Purdue (11-7, 3-2 Big Ten) trailed the bulk of the second ...
New deal between NCAA and Penn State restores Paterno wins
By Debra Erdley
Penn State University supporters began rallying against the NCAA and its 2012 sanctions against the school’s beloved football program and didn’t stop until the agency ...
Joy greets restored Penn State football wins
By Chris Adamski
The Penn State University football media guides from the past three seasons have listed peculiar records for the 11- and 12-game seasons the team played ...
Paterno son criticizes NCAA for its handling of Penn State case
By Jerry DiPaola
A son of late Penn State coach Joe Paterno on Friday night criticized the NCAA and its president, Mark Emmert, saying the organization acted “outside ...
Indiana holds on to beat Penn State, 76-73
By The Associated Press
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Freshman Robert Johnson scored 20 points, and Troy Williams added 15 as Indiana held off Penn State, 76-73, on Tuesday. The Hoosiers …
NCAA loses bid to toss law over $60M PSU fine
By The Associated Press
HARRISBURG — A federal judge Tuesday declined to throw out a state law that requires the $60 million fine Penn State has been paying over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal be spent to address child abuse within the state. U.S. Middle District Judge Yvette Kane ruled against the NCAA’s effort ...
Penn State guard Johnson suspended from team over conduct
By The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State officials say guard John Johnson was suspended from Penn State’s basketball team for conduct inconsistent with team standards, the school ...
Penn State trustees think university working to settle lawsuit over NCAA sanctions
By Debra Erdley
Penn State might be negotiating to settle a lawsuit two state officials filed against the university and the NCAA to void a punitive consent decree in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, two trustees say. The settlement might include restoring the 111 wins the NCAA stripped from former Penn State football ...
Baldwin grad Jenkins headlines Penn State’s early enrollees
By Chris Adamski
When Sterling Jenkins made his verbal commitment to Penn State in May, he said with the recruiting process finally over, it was “time to get ...
Shoop: Leaving PSU never was serious consideration
By Chris Adamski
Fifty weeks after calling Penn State’s defensive coordinator job “a dream come true,” Bob Shoop didn’t want to wake himself up. Shoop, an Oakmont native, ...