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Check out the 19 athletes with Penn State ties who are in action at the Olympics.

Top prospects say they are committed to Penn State

Several of the top prospects who have given verbal commitments to Penn State have told the team's coaches they will stick with the program despite the sanctions handed down by the NCAA last week. Offensive linemen Brendan Mahon of Randolph, N.J., and Andrew Nelson of Hershey, Pa., Philadelphia wide receiver Will Fuller, defensive end Garrett Sickels of Little Silver, N.J., and...

Trees replace Joe Paterno statue

The spot where Joe Paterno's bronze likeness once stood is now occupied by freshly planted trees. The Centre Daily Times reports the trees were planted outside Penn State's Beaver Stadium over the weekend. The weekend before, workers removed the 7-foot statue of the late coach in the wake of a child-sex abuse scandal that has engulfed the university. Earlier in the month...

Latest Fizz Radio: Ogundeko on His New List, Race to Pluck Penn State

Ebenezer Ogundeko joins the freshest episode of Fizz Radio to discuss why he delayed his decision date until December. Ogundeko tells our Kevin Fitzgerald he’ll “definitely” be taking one of five official visits to Syracuse, and gives us the latest on which other schools remain at the top of his list. Plus, Fizz columnist Andrew Kanell explains how Penn State’s recruiting...

Silas Redd Deleted His Twitter Account

Silas Redd (@MomentOfSilas25) has reportedly deleted his twitter account. This can’t be a good sign for Penn State, as it now looks like he is USC bound. After all, the RB would probably want to avoid looking at his mentions at all cost after announcing a transfer. Thanks to “The Herd” for the tip this morning.  

Penn State Football: 2013 recruits pledge commitment to PSU

Several key recruits to Penn State’s 2013 recruiting class have re-affirmed their commitment to the program following a mass visit to campus this weekend. One of those key pieces to coach Bill O’Brien’s prized class is Christian Hackenberg, the nation’s top pocket-passing quarterback according to ESPN’s 150. Other’s to pledge their commitment include Adam Breneman, Brendan...

Fortt leaving Penn State for Cal

Penn State top reserve linebacker Khairi Fortt is heading to California, the latest Nittany Lion to transfer in the wake of tough NCAA sanctions against the program. The junior says in a statement Wednesday issued through his father, Guy Fortt, that he loved Cal when he visited when being recruited in high school from Connecticut. He said he would miss Penn State. Fortt is the...

Would You Wear These Anti-NCAA, Pro-PSU Shirts?

This is the kind of shirt that you could only wear in State College. Like, if you you wear that shirt anywhere else, you are the stereotypical Penn Stater, who is blindly supporting your school for all the wrong reasons. But if you are wearing that at Penn State, it’s funny. Way too obnoxious for me, no matter where you wear it. But I’m not a flashy kind of guy. I shy away from...

Sandusky upset over PSU penalties

Jerry Sandusky's defense lawyer says his client is distraught over the NCAA penalties issued to Penn State's football program and that he maintains his innocence as he awaits sentencing. Defense attorney Joe Amendola made the comments in a phone interview Wednesday with The Associated Press. Earlier Wednesday, Amendola told a Centre Daily Times reporter that Sandusky was...

Nittany Lion Fans Set to Rise & Rally

Penn State backers intend to turn out in large numbers to cheer on current players as they head to their early morning workout Tuesday. Get the lowdown — including parking instructions — right here.

PSU Signee Pollard Heading to Rutgers

Jamil Pollard's transfer from Penn State to Rutgers was reported on the message board over the weekend, and a report has now surfaced in which his high school coach is acknowledging it.

Fans Rise & Rally Behind Lions

Thousands show up to cheer on the Penn State football team before — and during — its morning workout. Check out the scene in our video and event recap.

Brown a transfer option for OU?

NORMAN, Okla. — The dominoes have started to fall for Penn State University since the NCAA laid down the hammer, and the Sooners could now be in on the latest wave.
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