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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Piling on is one of those things you're supposed to know when you see it.
Some of us argued that's what the NCAA did back in July, when it knee-capped Penn State's program for years to come with scholarship losses and a bowl ban, then instructed the university to fork over $60 million besides. On Wednesday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett joined the chorus with a lawsuit seeking to have the sanctions thrown out.
Essentially, he asked a federal court to make the NCAA take its foot off Penn State's neck, because the football team needs to get back to making the kind of money it did not too long ago for the school, the surrounding communities and a state that needs every job. Corbett's staff even included the phrase ''pile on'' on page 19 of the 43-page lawsuit, in case the judges missed the point. Cold as that sounds considering the crimes involved, it also sounds reasonable - so long as those ...
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Dara Taylor had a layup with 1:26 left and No. 9 Penn State converted a late turnover into another key bucket to beat Northwestern 73-69 on Thursday night.
After Taylor skipped around a defender for the bucket and a 66-65 lead, Penn State (11-2, 1-0 Big Ten) double-teamed the Wildcats' Kelly Roser at midcourt. She lost the ball and Ariel Edwards hit a layup on the ensuing possession...
Current Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien has a very tough road ahead of him. He came into a bad situation at Penn State after the Sandusky ordeal and Joe Pa being fired, and he made the best of the situation finishing the season with a record of 8 – 4.
While this season went better than most expected, the scholarship restrictions imposed on Penn State will soon cripple the...
We need to come to a realization. Bill O’Brien is an NFL guy in the college game.
The success he had this year while leading Penn State through unparalleled sanctions has made him a hot commodity for many head coaching vacancies. Will most of the talk right now centers around a possible move to the NFL, we’ve also heard rumors about him and other college positions, specifically...
Despite interviewing with two NFL teams and with potential interest from other clubs with coaching vacancies, Bill O’Brien has reportedly decided to remain as the head coach at Penn State University. O’Brien led the surprising Nittany Lions to a 8-4 season despite losing several key players and playing amid the troubles surrounding the football program.He joined the university...
Penn State quarterback pledge Christian Hackenberg is impressing practice observers in preparations for Under Armour Game.
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Yeah, this was a little too good to be true...
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, who apparently, has nothing better to do with his time decided to take the NCAA to court over actions he claims are "unlawful" in administering the sanctions against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Here's the press conference in its entirety...
Despite missing two key starters, the Penn State wrestling team dominates Southern Scuffle for a third straight year.
FOX Sports NEXT caught up with Penn State defensive line commit Garrett Sickels during U.S. Army All-American week.
A source with knowledge of Bill O'Brien's contract tells FOXSports.com that the buyout amount is closer to $19-million than the $9.2 million widely reported.
The Penn State football coach is believed to be on several NFL teams' head-coaching wish lists after leading a depleted, demoralized and NCAA-sanctioned Nittany Lions team to an 8-4 record just one year after the...
The commonwealth is seeking to have all sanctions against the Penn State football program lifted via an antitrust lawsuit.