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If there was one word to describe the 2012 Nittany Lion baseball team, it would be experienced. enn State capped off a grueling 2011 season with a birth in the Big Ten tournament and a number of team accomplishments including 16 road wins, 18th most in Division I baseball, and a 5-3 record against teams that eventually played in the NCAA tournament. Now, as the offseason comes to a close, head coach Robbie Wine and his players are eager to return to the baseball field and build off the momentum from the previous year.

So What, Exactly, Is Joe Paterno's Legacy?

The passing of Penn State coach Joe Paterno left many sports pundits feeling terribly conflicted. An unthinkably horrible scandal led to his unceremonious firing. The lung cancer ravaged his body and took his life in short order.Just how should we remember this man? America’s sporting press struggled with that topic this week:Sally Jenkins, Washington Post: “For most of his 61...

Joe Pa And The Curse of Richard Nixon

They are burying Joe Pa today. What an exit. Joe Paterno's misfortune is that he passed away before the final chapters of his story are written. Paterno is not around to answer the great mystery of the Jerry Sandusky scandal that roils Pennsylvania State University. That mystery is this, how did an incident described by eyewitness and assistant coach Mike McQuery as the appearance...

Poll: Support for firing of Paterno eroding

Support for the decision by Penn State trustees to fire the late Joe Paterno is falling, according to a national poll released Thursday.

Mourners gather at Penn State for Joe Paterno's funeral

Public viewing at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center will be followed by private funeral. – The Penn State community gathers today to say a final farewell to former football coach Joe Paterno.

Poll shows dropping support for Paterno firing

A national poll shows falling support for the decision by Penn State trustees to fire the late Joe Paterno.

Mourners line up for 2nd day of Paterno viewing

Mourners are lining up to pay their final respects to legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno, joining thousands who attended the first day of a public viewing.

Hundreds more wait for a last chance to say goodbye to Joe Paterno

Yesterday, thousands of mourners gathered outside Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the campus of Penn State to pay their final respects to Joe Paterno, who passed away Sunday after a battle with lung cancer. Today, hundreds more have gathered in the same spot for one final chance to say goodbye before the long-time coach is laid to…

Doors open for 2nd day of Paterno viewing

More than a thousand people are lined up to pay their final respects to legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno, joining thousands more who attended the first day of a public viewing.

Lady Lions' Bentley Named to Wooden Award Midseason List

Penn State Lady Lion junior point guard Alex Bentley (Indianapolis, Ind.) has been named to the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 20 list. Selected by the Wooden Award National Advisory Board, the list is made up of 20 student-athletes who, based on their performances in November, December, and January, are the frontrunners for college basketball's most prestigious honor. Bentley...

Phil Knight assails Penn State, draws standing ovation at JoePa memorial

Nike founder and chairman Phil Knight got a standing ovation at Joe Paterno's public memorial Thursday for defending the late coach's response to an accusation of child sex abuse against a former assistant.

Johonnot Takes First in Pentathlon at Penn State Nationals

T&F: Johonnot Earns First at PSU

London native critical of NFL moving there

MOBILE, ALA. • Penn State defensive end Jack Crawford doesn't think an NFL franchise in London is a good idea. And he should know better than most.
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