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Woodland Hills RB Sanders 'fell in love' with PSU

Contrary to a shared opinion, Marlene Sanders insists she did not push, pull, cajole or otherwise pry her son from Pitt and into Penn State's ...

Franklin lauds PSU's 22nd-ranked recruiting class

Penn State coach James Franklin began his signing day news conference Wednesday with what he called "interesting facts." For example, he noted, 16 of the ...

Penn State men trounced by No. 5 Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa's scorers often get the attention, but it's the fifth-ranked Hawkeyes' aggressive and trapping defense that is making the difference this ...

Penn State offensive line a budding strong suit

An apparent area of need should be addressed Wednesday when members of Penn State's newest football recruiting class send in their signed national letters of ...

Penn State collects 2 commits for 2016 class

Penn State has received two more 2016 verbal football commitments, defensive tackle Antonio Shelton from Westville, Ohio, and receiver Dae'lun Darien from Baltimore. Both ...

College football programs toe 'thin line' with recruiting

In a 1960s ruling pertaining to a racy movie, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Potter Stewart conceded he could not explain what was obscene. But, ...

Following nationwide trend, Pitt, PSU, WVU key on speed in recruiting class

The first time Pat Narduzzi saw Pitt's defense in person, the Panthers allowed Houston to score 29 points in less than 10 minutes in a ...

Michigan too much for Penn State at Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK — Derrick Walton Jr. had quite a stat line Saturday. He had a lot of faith in his Michigan teammates, too. Walton had 13 ...

Penn State lands commitment from 3-star kicker

Three-star kicking recruit Alex Barbir on Tuesday committed to play at Penn State, according to a post on his Twitter account. Scout.com lauded the move by ...

Bates-Diop scores 22 points as Ohio State routs Penn State

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State coach Thad Matta pushed a couple of buttons to help the Buckeyes beat Penn State 66-46 on Monday night and ...

Coach Franklin: Penn State target of negative recruiting

With signing day coming up Feb. 3, Penn State coach James Franklin said recent staff and player departures are being used by other programs against ...

Wisconsin holds off late Penn State rally

Ethan Happ had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and Wisconsin held off Penn State for a 66-60 win Thursday night. Nigel Hayes added 15 points for ...

Kiski Area grad McCutcheon living wrestler's dream at Penn State

There are times when Matt McCutcheon has to psyche himself out before he takes the wrestling mat. His palms sweat, his heart races, he grinds ...

Offseason turmoil roils Penn State football program

Penn State's 7-6 football season seemed kind of flat, drab, boring even. The Nittany Lions beat the weaker teams and got whipped by the tough ...

Penn State hires Banks as new co-defensive coordinator

Tim Banks is Penn State's new co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach. Banks, 44, recently left Illinois, where he was co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach the last ...

Taylor leads Penn State past Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. — Brandon Taylor scored 19 points, and Donovon Jack had 14 as Penn State beat Northwestern, 71-62, on Saturday night. Payton Banks added ...