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Penn State Football Season Rewind: Nittany Lions Bounce Back With Win Over Temple

Penn State returned home in Week 3 and earned a much-needed victory over Temple.  After dropping a heartbreaker on the road to in-state rival Pitt, Penn State fans were a bit nervous heading into the Week 3 matchup with Temple. A loss to the Owls, a team that upset the Nittany Lions during the previous […] Penn State Football Season Rewind: Nittany Lions Bounce Back With Win Over...
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Saquon Barkley 40 Yard Dash Time: PSU RB Clocks 4.33

Penn State running back Saquon Barkley is one of the top players in the nation. The Nittany Lions star still has one year of college football left before he can take his talents to the NFL, but it appears very clear that he will be one of the best prospects at his position when he’s ready to make the leap to the pros. That was evidenced once again during winter workouts when he...
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4 hours ago

Penn State Football Recruiting Roundup: March 1, 2017

Welcome back to VBR’s weekly look at all things Penn State football recruiting, the Penn State football recruiting roundup. This past weekend was one of the most important ones on the recruiting calendar for James Frankly and company. That is because this past weekend was Penn State’s Junior Day. Due to this, the Nittany Lions […] Penn State Football Recruiting Roundup: March...
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9 hours ago

Ohio State Edges Penn State 71-70 to Break Lions’ Hearts Once Again

Penn State had the lead with nine seconds left in the game, but Jae’Sean Tate hit a game-winning layup. Ohio State defeated Penn State 71-70 on Tuesday night at the Bryce Jordan Center to move the Nittany Lions’ record to 6-11 in the Big Ten and 14-16 overall. Trailing the Lions by a point with nine seconds remaining, Buckeyes small forward Jae’Sean Tate took the ball from...
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16 hours ago

Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Lose on Late Bucket Against Ohio State

Penn State appeared to have a comeback victory in its grasp, but lost on a late bucket against Ohio State.  In a matter of minutes Penn State went from winning, to losing, to winning again, to ultimately losing to the Ohio State Buckeyes on a last-second layup. A game that appeared close on paper played […] Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Lose on Late Bucket Against Ohio...
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16 hours ago

Penn State Basketball: Lions Face the Buckeyes

Penn State looks to break a losing streak versus Ohio State The Nittany Lions return to the court Tuesday night at Bryce Jordan Center for the final home game of the season against the Buckeyes.  They will look to break a three game losing streak in the two teams first and only meeting this season. It’s been […] Penn State Basketball: Lions Face the Buckeyes - Victory Bell...
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1 day ago

Success With Hyperlinking is getting Big!

Women’s track nabs a Big Ten title, wrestling’s ready for the Big Ten tourney, and hockey’s keeping dreams alive. Congratulations the Penn State women’s track and field team, who nabbed the Big Ten Indoor Championship for the fourth time in program history, with the win coming down to the 4 x 400 relay to clinch the title. The PSU men’s track and field team also earned...
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1 day ago

Big Ten Announces Pre-Seeds For Wrestling Tournament

Penn State wrestlers grab top-4 seeds at 9 of 10 weights The Big Ten Conference announced the preliminary seeds for the 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships on Monday. The conference tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington. The Nittany Lions are considered by many to be the favorites to win the conference title, but injury...
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2 days ago

Penn State’s Top 10 Players from 2016: #1-#5

Last week, we kicked off our top 10 players of 2016 countdown. Today, we continue with the top five players who helped lead Penn State to a Big Ten title. 5. Mike Gesicki (TE) 2016 Stats: 48 receptions, 679 yards, 5 touchdownsMike Gesicki had the most improved season of and Nittany Lion in recent memory. As a sophomore in 2015, Gesicki was often a liability due to costly drops...
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2 days ago

Penn State Football Season Rewind: Nittany Lions Drop Heartbreaker at Pittsburgh

Penn State dropped a heartbreaker to its in-state rival in September.  The old rivalry between Penn State and Pitt was renewed in Week 2 of the 2016 season. People across the state were excited and flocked to Pittsburgh to see the game. Unfortunately for the Nittany Lions, they left Heinz Field on the losing end […] Penn State Football Season Rewind: Nittany Lions Drop Heartbreaker...
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2 days ago

Mitchell FT gives Penn State women upset of No. 25 Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) Teniya Page scored 19 points, Kaliyah Mitchell made a free throw with 5.8 seconds left and Penn State shocked No. 25 Michigan 76-75 on Sunday, denying the Wolverines a school record for victories. After the Nittany Lions' Amari Carter hit a 3-pointer to tie the game, the Wolverines called a timeout with 32.9 seconds left. A defensive miscue left Nichole...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blocks at the Barn: Lynch, Gophers deny Penn State

MINNEAPOLIS -- Nate Mason had 16 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Jordan Murphy added 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Minnesota Gophers in an 81-71 win over Penn State on Saturday. Dupree McBrayer added 15 points off the bench for Minnesota (22-7, 10-6 Big Ten) with Akeem Springs scoring 12. Reggie Lynch had nine points and set a career-high with 11 blocks as the Gophers...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
5 days 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...
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5 days 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
7 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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8 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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16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Badgers Fall to #10 Penn State

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17 days ago  |  Discuss
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