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Michigan State Hockey: Spartans come up short against Penn State

Michigan State (6-19-3) faces vs No. 11 Penn State (18-8-2) for the final home series of the season. Penn State is 5-0-1 against MSU over the last two seasons, and they swept the Spartans 5-2 and 5-3 during their last meeting in January. Michigan State is 2-10-2 in the Big Ten, making them last in their conference while Penn State is 7-6-1, making them fourth. Penn State Freshman...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Committany Nation: Junior Day Preview

Penn State is scheduled to have some of the top 2018 and 2019 prospects on campus this weekend. The Nittany Lions are off to a hot start on their 2018 class, and they’ll look to build on that class this weekend. Let’s take a look to see who’s visiting. 2018 Visitors WR Jasiah Provillon: Good-looking athlete from New Jersey, Provillon landed his Penn State offer last...
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12 hours ago

Three-Star LB Brian Asamoah Sets Commitment Date, Names Finalists

  Brian Asamoah, a three-star linebacker out of Columbus, Ohio, shared that he’s down to six schools – Penn State, UCLA, West Virginia, Pitt, Cincinnati and Michigan. Ranked as the No. 593 recruit in the 2018 class, Asamoah will announce his college choice April 21st. Rivals’ Brandon Brown says the Wolverines will have a ‘real shot here.’ The post Three-Star LB Brian Asamoah...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Success with Hyperlinking is on the Road Again

The Coaches Caravan returns after a one year hiatus In 2016 Penn State decided to cancel its Coaches Caravan, the statewide tour by some if its athletic coaches to talk Penn State sports, due in part to the state budget crisis. Not so in 2017, as it has been announced that James Franklin will be leading the Caravan through the Commonwealth from May 8th through the 11th. The coaches...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
17 hours ago

Penn State Hockey Heads To Michigan State With Little To Gain, But Much To Lose

The Nittany Lions may have little to gain against the Spartans, but a poor performance may cost Guy Gadowsky’s squad a shot at the National Tournament. Prior the turn of the calendar year, it seemed like a sure bet that Penn State had locked in an at-large spot in the NCAA Tournament. Some predictions even placed the Nittany Lions as a No. 1 seed in the 16-team field in January...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
17 hours ago

Penn State Football Recruiting: Junior Day Preview

This weekend will be a busy one in Happy Valley in terms of football recruiting Every calendar year has a few big weekends for recruiting. For each college football program these weekends vary. As for Penn State football recruiting, this weekend is one of the biggest of the year. This weekend is Penn State’s Junior Day. […] Penn State Football Recruiting: Junior Day Preview...
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20 hours ago

Penn State fires women's gymnastics coach; no reason given

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State women's gymnastics coach has been fired. Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour says Jeff Thompson was fired on Thursday. Two assistants will take over interim head coaching duties while the university searches for a new coach. A Penn State news release doesn't give a reason for the firing, calling it a personnel matter. The Daily Collegian...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NCAA reveals conference bid allocations for wrestling tournament

Penn State looks to send nine, possibly 10 wrestler to St. Louis The NCAA announced Thursday that the Big Ten would receive a total of 77 automatic qualifying bids to this year’s NCAA wrestling tournament in St. Louis. The 77 bids is over 25 percent of the 281 total auto bids and the most of any conference by far, leading the EIWA by 34. The bids for each conference by weight...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
1 day ago

Conspiracy charge added against Penn State ex-administrators

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A judge's ruling is increasing the possible penalty that three former Penn State administrators could face if convicted of crimes for how they responded to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. Judge John Boccabella on Thursday granted a request by the attorney general's office to add a related conspiracy count to the charges of endangering the welfare...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penn State women’s gymnastics coach Jeff Thompson has been ‘relieved of his duties’

On Thursday, the Director of Athletics at Penn State, Sandy Barbour announced that the women’s gymnastics coach, Jeff Thompson has been fired. Thompson has been at the helm of PSU gymnastics since 2010. His wife Rachelle was an associate head coach for the Nittany Lions up until last June when she resigned. The school announced that the firing of Thompson is effective immediately...
Via Excelle Sports
1 day ago

Michigan Freshman Tells Recruit Visiting PSU Wolverines Are Better

  Kwantel Raines, a four-star safety out of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, is visiting Penn State in the near future. pic.twitter.com/s5xURupBjv — Telly Mac✨ (@KwantelRaines) February 22, 2017 Donovan Jeter, a freshman early enrollee for the Wolverines, had the following reply to the four-star safety: 〽️ #GoBlue https://t.co/BQ1K61myIT — Donovan Jeter (@DonovanJeter2) February...
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Penn State Football Morning Briefing: Coaches Caravan Returns, Chris Godwin Makes Tough Catches, and Other News

Take a look at the latest Penn State football news links.  The news was announced on Tuesday that the Penn State Coaches Caravan would be returning for 2017 after taking a year off. Be sure to check out the schedule of where to catch James Franklin and company. Also, according to statistics, wide receiver Chris […] Penn State Football Morning Briefing: Coaches Caravan Returns...
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1 day ago

Penn State DE Garrett Sickels To Bench Press For Charity At NFL Combine

Penn State defensive end Garrett Sickles will be using the bench press at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine to raise money for charity. Sickles is hoping to receiving pledges that will raise $250 for every rep he is able to put up in Indianapolis. The money raised will be donated to support Uplifting Athletes, which has a mission “to inspire the rare disease community with hope through...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago

Penn State Football Season Rewind: Nittany Lions Use Second Half to Roll Past Kent State

Penn State opened the 2016 season with a win over Kent State.  2016 turned out to be a remarkable season for Penn State. The Nittany Lions exceeded expectations and finished with 11 wins, including a Big Ten Championship and a berth in the Rose Bowl. With so much success, it makes since to relive every […] Penn State Football Season Rewind: Nittany Lions Use Second Half to Roll...
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2 days ago

Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall Short in Upset Bid With Overtime Loss to No. 14 Purdue

Penn State held a second-half lead but lost to Purdue in overtime Tuesday night.  The Penn State Nittany Lions had a chance at an upset of No. 14 Purdue at home Tuesday night, but were unable to finish. Holding a lead in the second half, the Nittany Lions couldn’t hang on, ultimately falling in overtime […] Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall Short in Upset Bid With Overtime...
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3 days ago

Purdue needs overtime to slip past Penn State 74-70

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Ryan Cline scored six of his 11 points in overtime to lift No. 14 Purdue to a 74-70 victory over Penn State on Tuesday night. Cline hit consecutive 3-pointers to secure his team's sixth straight win in a game the Boilermakers led for just 9:16. Vincent Edwards added 14 points, Isaac Haas chipped in 13 and Dakota Mathias scored 12 for the Boilermakers (23-5,...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football Impact Freshman: OL Michal Menet

Michal Menet has a chance to make a big impact as a redshirt freshman for Penn State this season.  Penn State will enter the 2017 season with a lot of experience returning on both offense and defense. Along with the returners, several newcomers will be in the mix. Some redshirt freshmen and true freshmen will […] Penn State Football Impact Freshman: OL Michal Menet - Victory Bell...
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3 days ago

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...
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4 days 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 days 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...
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4 days 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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
5 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Badgers Fall to #10 Penn State

Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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