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Purdue readies for Penn State as pursuit for Big Ten title continues

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State is trying to play its way into any kind of postseason experience. No. 14 Purdue's goals and objectives are much higher. Obviously, there is plenty at stake Tuesday night when the Boilermakers (22-5, 11-3 in the Big Ten) and Nittany Lions (14-13, 6-8) play at Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center in a rematch of a Jan. 21 game that Purdue won 77-52 in West...
Via Associated Press
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Franklin, PSU Staff Wear Wrestling Singlets For Meeting

James Franklin and the Penn State football coaching staff paid tribute to the Nittany Lions’ wrestling program on Monday. Over the weekend, the Penn State wrestling program, led by the legendary Cael Sanderson, dominated top-ranked Oklahoma State to earn their second straight National Wrestling Coaches Association Dual Championship Series. It is just the latest feather in the...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 hours ago

Purdue faces Penn State with conference title in mind

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State is trying to play its way into any kind of postseason experience. No. 14 Purdue's goals and objectives are much higher. Obviously, there is plenty at stake Tuesday night when the Boilermakers (22-5, 11-3 in the Big Ten) and Nittany Lions (14-13, 6-8) play at Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center in a rematch of a Jan. 21 game that Purdue won 77-52 in...
Via FOX Sports
5 hours ago

Penn State THON raises $10 million to fight pediatric cancer

Penn State has long been making a difference in the fight against pediatric cancer thanks to THON, which is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world. Over the weekend, THON held its annual fundraiser, raising more than $10 million over three days. According to the school’s official website, this brings the THON historic total up to $146 million since 1977. “The 45th...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

MMQB: Which Penn State Player is Most Likely to be an All-American in 2017 (Besides Saquon Barkley)?

Penn State seems poised to add to its lengthy list of All-Americans in 2017. Penn State will enter the 2017 season with something it hasn’t had to deal with for years- expectations. After rapidly improving throughout 2016 to claim the Big Ten championship and an oh-so-close near-victory against USC in the Rose Bowl, many Nittany Lions will be in the spotlight as the team chases...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
13 hours ago

THON 2017 Raises Ten Million Dollars for Cancer Research

Penn State holds its annual THON marathon this weekend, which raised $10,045,478.44 to find a cure for pediatric cancer. Penn State’s annual THON weekend just came to a close, and with it came the announcement that the event raised $10,045,478.44 for pediatric cancer research. Since its inception in 1973, THON has raised $147,703,369.10 over its lifetime to help kids battle...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
13 hours ago

Penn State Hockey Post-Season Scenarios: Are You Not Entertained?

Following a heart-breaking, late loss to Minnesota and another series loss, where does this leave the Lions? Watching the Penn State hockey team this season has been quite a ride. It is amazing that the fans and team may currently be feeling a little bit let-down following a two-game skid against the No. 4 Gophers. Considering the ups and downs of the game on Saturday night, and...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
14 hours ago

Committany Nation: Justin Fields Wows At Elite 11, Isheem Young Visits Happy Valley, and More

Even though it wasn’t Junior Day, it was still a busy weekend at Penn State. Justin Fields Is A Elite Quarterback Penn State quarterback commit Justin Fields participated in Orlando’s Elite 11 camp, and it appears the Georgia native had himself a day. 6-foot-3, 221 pounds to go along with a 4.51 forty and a 4.16 shuttle — wow. Some comparable numbers to a certain former...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
15 hours ago

Penn State Football Recruiting Roundup: February 20, 2017

Welcome back to the weekly Penn State football recruiting roundup here at VBR College football recruiting has no offseason, and that is certainly proving to be true in the world of Penn State football recruiting. The Nittany Lions currently have the top ranked recruiting class in the country for the 2018 recruiting cycle, and they […] Penn State Football Recruiting Roundup: February...
Via Victory Bell Rings
16 hours ago

Penn State turns possible tragedy into triumph, wins dual championship

After an unfortunate injury and questionable call, PSU boat races Oklahoma State, 27-13 Well hot damn! That was sure something, eh? In the “Dual of the Year” against Oklahoma State, exclusively on (or off) FloWrestling, Penn State’s wrestling team came up with undeniably it’s best performance yet this season. Fourteen thousand plus people filled OkState’s Gallagher-Iba...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
1 day ago

VIDEO: Penn State Football Team Hilariously Dances For Charity

The Penn State football put together a hilarious dance routine for the university’s annual charity event for THON, which benefits the families impacted by childhood cancer. Members of the Nittany Lions came marching out onto the stage to the Imperial March, complete with Darth Vader and Stormtrooper masks, before an incredible medley of songs required their best dance moves. Songs...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

Penn State Football Weekend News Briefing: Nittany Lions Participate in THON, Recruiting News, and More

The Penn State football team spent time participating in THON over the weekend.  It’s technically the offseason for Penn State football, but the news never stops. This weekend the Nittany Lions participated in the annual THON even to raise money for kids suffering from cancer. Football players danced and hosted families on Saturday, spending valuable […] Penn State Football...
Via Victory Bell Rings
1 day ago

Penn State Football: TE Mike Gesicki Primed for a Big Season

Mike Gesicki is primed for a big senior season in 2017.  After struggling through his first two seasons at Penn State, tight end Mike Gesicki had a breakout season in 2016. He transformed into a major weapon in the passing game and is poised for even bigger things this season. Gesicki finished second on the […] Penn State Football: TE Mike Gesicki Primed for a Big Season - Victory...
Via Victory Bell Rings
3 days ago

Penn State Enters Season With a Loaded Backfield

Penn State’s potent offense has the benefit of a loaded backfield for the 2017 season.  The Penn State Nittany Lions transformed into a very dangerous offense last year under offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. The passing game took a huge step forward led by quarterback Trace McSorley and a talented group of receivers. The run game […] Penn State Enters Season With a Loaded...
Via Victory Bell Rings
4 days ago

Penn State ex-officials seek appeal as criminal trial nears

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Three former Penn State administrators facing child endangerment charges for their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal want permission to pursue an appeal with about a month left before trial. Former President Graham Spanier, former Vice President Gary Schultz and former Athletic Director Tim Curley filed nearly identical requests this...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Aim for Three Straight Wins at Nebraska

Penn State travels to Nebraska looking for a third straight victory After two straight victories, including an upset of then number 21 Maryland, the Nittany Lions head out to Nebraska to take on the Cornhuskers. With five games remaining, the Lions still have a chance for a possible NIT berth, so this game will be […] Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Aim for Three Straight...
Via Victory Bell Rings
6 days ago

Sandusky's son charged with sexually assaulting a child

Jeffrey Sandusky was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police on charges of child sexual abuse and arraigned on these charges Monday morning, per Mallory Lane of wearecentralpa.com.The arrest stems from an investigation that started in November of last year. According to the report, Sandusky asked a child to send naked pictures via text message. Sandusky was reportedly dating the child’s...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Son of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky arrested on child sex charges

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Son of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky arrested on child sex charges.
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Badgers Fall to #10 Penn State

Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State seeks to overturn verdict for ex-assistant coach

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Penn State is fighting back against a verdict that awarded one of its former assistant football coaches millions of dollars for his treatment after Jerry Sandusky's arrest on child molestation charges. The university filed a brief dated Monday arguing Judge Thomas Gavin acted as an advocate for plaintiff Mike McQueary during the October trial. McQueary was...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge sets March trial for 3 Penn State ex-administrators

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Three former Penn State administrators are headed for trial next month on criminal charges related to how they handled the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. On Wednesday, Judge John Boccabella set jury selection for March 20 in the criminal trial of former university President Graham Spanier, former Vice President Gary Schultz and former athletic director...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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