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Temple added to Pitt's schedule

2012-03-08 00:01:00

Pitt completed its 2012 football schedule Wednesday but needed some help from the Big East in order to do so.


Sandusky to get grand jury records prior to trial

2012-03-07 16:15:00

HARRISBURG -- A Pennsylvania judge says Jerry Sandusky will get the 581 pages of secret grand jury testimony before the start of his trial o


Sandusky case judge schedules Monday court hearing

2012-03-06 13:07:00

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The judge overseeing Jerry Sandusky's criminal trial wants lawyers to appear before him early next week to debate how


State attorney general files response to Sandusky defense team

2012-03-05 21:52:00

The state attorney general's office today filed its response to an order for pre-trial discovery last week in the case against former Penn S


Prosecutors: Sandusky molested 8 boys on Penn State campus

2012-03-02 16:06:00

Prosecutors claim eight boys were sexually assaulted by former PSU coach Jerry Sandusky at numerous sites on Penn State's campus.


Top-seeded Lady Nittany Lions reaching their peak

2012-03-01 00:00:00

If last season marked the resurgence of the Penn State women's basketball program, this is the year the Lady Lions look poised to make a run


Judge denies Sandusky request for trial delay

2012-02-29 21:46:00

HARRISBURG -- The judge in Jerry Sandusky's 52-count child sex-abuse case is rejecting a defense attorney's request for a two-month delay in


Creator of PSU football 'White Out' is out of a job

Creator of PSU football 'White Out' is out of a job

2012-02-29 12:32:00

A Penn State football marketer who inspired tens of thousands of Nittany Lion fans to dress alike on game day has left his job.


Bryant and Jones end home careers

Bryant and Jones end home careers

2012-02-29 00:00:00

Seniors Darryl "Truck" Bryant and Kevin Jones closed out their West Virginia home careers in grand style Tuesday night as the Mountaineers d


Sandusky's attorney asks to push back trial date

2012-02-28 14:38:00

The defense attorney for former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky yesterday asked for a continuance in the sched


Kansas State delivers

2012-02-22 00:00:00

Rodney McGruder scored 24 points and Kansas State upset No. 3 Missouri, 78-68, the Wildcats' second win this season against the Tigers.


PSU clinches Big Ten title

PSU clinches Big Ten title

2012-02-21 18:01:00

Nikki Greene had 25 points and 15 rebounds to help No. 11 Penn State beat No. 8 Ohio State, 84-66, at the Bryce Jordan Center, clinching at


Nittany Lions fade down stretch

2012-02-20 00:00:00

Penn State came close to ending a long stretch of frustration at Wisconsin.


Moody's confirms Penn State bond rating

2012-02-17 18:02:00

Moody's Investors Service said today it has removed Penn State University from its "Watchlist for Possible Downgrade" and is confirming the


Penn State's step to openness decried

2012-02-15 08:59:00

If financial prognosticators somewhere deep inside Penn State University have even a rough idea of what the child sex scandal ultimately wil


O'Brien's PSU contract has extension provision

2012-02-15 00:00:00

Coach Bill O'Brien's five-year deal with Penn State allows for the two sides to agree to an extension by 2016, or the year before his contra


Penn State women prevail

Penn State women prevail

2012-02-13 00:00:00

The Penn State Lady Lions had four players score in double figures en route to a 77-63 Big Ten Conference victory Sunday against Northwester


No. 12 Georgetown holds off St. John's

2012-02-13 00:00:00

Double digits. Georgetown freshman Greg Whittington got there for the first time.


Penn State basketball player quits after victory

2012-02-12 00:00:00

Billy Oliver looked every bit the part of a member of Penn State's basketball team.


PSU recruit endures slayings of two sisters, finds way to go forward

PSU recruit endures slayings of two sisters, finds way to go forward

2012-02-12 00:00:00

All Jamil Pollard knew about his Signing Day ceremony was that he needed to bring a Penn State sweatshirt and his parents should be there.


Recruit Report: 'Experts' rate Pitt, PSU classes so-so

2012-02-10 00:00:00

Mediocre. That seems to be the word used most often to describe this year's football recruiting classes of Pitt and Penn State.


Sandusky testifies over terms of house arrest, jury composition

2012-02-10 00:00:00

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- Both former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky and his attorney asked this morning that local jurors, not a panel


No. 7 Kansas beats No. 6 Baylor to grab share of Big 12

No. 7 Kansas beats No. 6 Baylor to grab share of Big 12

2012-02-09 00:00:00

Jeff Withey scored a career-high 25 points and Kansas went ahead to stay during a stretch without Thomas Robinson as the visiting


Reform group endorses 3 Penn State trustee candidates

2012-02-09 00:00:00

A group that says it wants to reform Penn State University's board of trustees on Wednesday announced its endorsement of three candidates


Sandusky opposes out-of-county jury

2012-02-09 00:00:00

The attorney representing Jerry Sandusky is opposed to having an out-of-county jury hear the criminal sex abuse case against his client.


Big Ten is behind plus-one as format

2012-02-08 00:00:00

The Big Ten, which helped squash the notion of a four-team playoff to crown a national champion in college football several years ago, is


Exhausted Cremins still on medical leave

2012-02-07 00:00:00

Bobby Cremins knew he had nothing left to give his College of Charleston players when he walked away from the game last month.


No. 24 Louisville rolls past UConn

2012-02-07 00:00:00

Gorgui Dieng returned from a sprained right ankle to score 15 points and freshman Chane Behanan added 12 rebounds as No.


Women's Roundup: Penn State rallies in win

2012-02-06 00:00:00

Penn State coach Coquese Washington had a simple message to her team: The game is long, so have some patience and keep playing.


'Bama, Saban keep coming out on top

2012-02-02 00:00:00

Alabama's recruiting is going the same way as the team's fortunes on the field. The Crimson Tide keeps ending up No. 1.


Sandusky scandal takes toll on Penn State's class

2012-02-02 00:00:00

Perhaps no major college football program in the country faced a bigger recruiting challenge than Penn State.


Michigan starts fast, holds on to beat Hoosiers

2012-02-02 00:00:00

Trey Burke scored 18 points, and No.


O'Brien doffs one of two caps to recruits

O'Brien doffs one of two caps to recruits

2012-02-02 00:00:00

As letters of intent poured into college football offices via fax across the country, Penn State's new head coach sat at a table on the


Penn State completes first recruiting class with new coach

2012-02-01 02:04:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- New Penn State coach Bill O'Brien completed his first recruiting class today by signing 19 players to national lette


Pitt hires defensive line coach from UCLA

2012-02-01 02:04:00

New Pitt coach Paul Chryst hired Inoke Breckterfield as defensive line coach, the university announced Tuesday. He previously worked as defe


First PSU football recruit to commit after scandal signs

2012-02-01 02:04:00

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. -- In late December, West Deptford (N.J.) defensive tackle Jamil Pollard became the first player to commit to Penn State


National Signing Day 2012: List of committments

National Signing Day 2012: List of committments

2012-02-01 02:04:00

A list of high school players and their college choices:


No. 1 Kentucky extends run

No. 1 Kentucky extends run

2012-02-01 02:03:00

Freshman Anthony Davis had 18 points, 8 rebounds and 7 blocked shots as top-ranked Kentucky beat Tennessee, 69-44, Tuesday night in a Southe


National Signing Day 2012: List of committments

National Signing Day 2012: List of committments

2012-02-01 00:00:00

A list of high school players and their college choices:


No. 1 Kentucky extends run

No. 1 Kentucky extends run

2012-02-01 00:00:00

Freshman Anthony Davis had 18 points, 8 rebounds and 7 blocked shots as top-ranked Kentucky beat Tennessee, 69-44, Tuesday night in a


Pitt hires defensive line coach from UCLA

2012-02-01 00:00:00

New Pitt coach Paul Chryst hired Inoke Breckterfield as defensive line coach, the university announced Tuesday.


Penn State completes first recruiting class with new coach

2012-02-01 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- New Penn State coach Bill O'Brien completed his first recruiting class today by signing 19 players to national


First PSU football recruit to commit after scandal signs

2012-02-01 00:00:00

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. -- In late December, West Deptford (N.J.) defensive tackle Jamil Pollard became the first player to commit to Penn


Jeannette standout picks Mich. State

2012-01-31 00:00:00

If the Jerry Sandusky saga had never happened at Penn State, Demetrious Cox very likely would have announced Monday night that he would play


Penn State hires special assistant

2012-01-31 00:00:00

Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien, who is doing double duty as the New England Patriots offensive coordinator, announced Monday that Jim Be


Death of Joe Paterno created deep void for Penn Staters

Death of Joe Paterno created deep void for Penn Staters

2012-01-29 00:00:00

Deep in the recesses of the Lasch Football Building at Penn State University, a rectangular box sits alone. Brad "Spider" Caldwell led a vis


Vonn wins downhill title

2012-01-29 00:00:00

Lindsey Vonn dominated yet another World Cup downhill on Saturday, and winning by 1.42 seconds on the Engiadina course. On another sunny day


A Final Roar for a Mighty Lion

A Final Roar for a Mighty Lion

2012-01-27 00:00:00

Joe Paterno had plenty of on-the-field wins, but speakers here Thursday said the nation's winningest major college football coach scored his


Memorial service was first step to relaunch a legacy

2012-01-27 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. Every funereal shade of gray in nature's catalog draped Penn State for the occasion of Joe Paterno's public memorial se


Paterno's memorial service packs Bryce Jordan Center

Paterno's memorial service packs Bryce Jordan Center

2012-01-26 00:00:00

In a packed sports arena not nearly big enough to hold the emotions of those inside, thousands of Nittany Lions fans today are bidding one l


Thousands pay final respects as Paterno procession passes

Thousands pay final respects as Paterno procession passes

2012-01-26 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- With thousands of people lining the streets to pay their final respects, former football coach Joe Paterno's funeral


Movement aiming to rename Beaver Stadium in coach's honor

Movement aiming to rename Beaver Stadium in coach's honor

2012-01-26 00:00:00

One Penn State University student sees it as a tribute on a scale that would fit the man. Another believes it might help repair the damaged


Family: JoePa did not die of broken heart

2012-01-26 00:00:00

"I don't fish. I don't golf. I don't cut the lawn. I don't want to die. Football is my life." Don't say we weren't warned: Joe Paterno repea


Throngs pay respects to Paterno

Throngs pay respects to Paterno

2012-01-25 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- As a Penn State fullback from 1996 to 2000, Mike Cerimele believed that Joe Paterno was teaching him and his teammat


Bill O'Brien moves in at Penn State; tries to move on

Bill O'Brien moves in at Penn State; tries to move on

2012-01-25 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien, Penn State's new football coach, has moved into the office once occupied by the late Joe Paterno at th


Thousands line streets for Paterno's funeral procession

2012-01-25 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Thousands of fans and students lined the streets today for former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's funeral pr


Thousands to view Paterno

Thousands to view Paterno

2012-01-24 00:00:00

The campus Joe Paterno transformed into a national sports brand is preparing for the tens of thousands of mourners expected here starting to


Former players to pay respects to Paterno

Former players to pay respects to Paterno

2012-01-24 00:00:00

As Jack Ham makes the three-hour trip today from his home in Sewickley Heights, he will do so with a heavy heart but fond memories of his f


Growing crowd waits patiently to say goodbye to Joe Paterno

Growing crowd waits patiently to say goodbye to Joe Paterno

2012-01-24 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Bundled against the cold, many wearing the school's blue and white colors, thousands of mourners queued up on the ca


Paterno viewing set

2012-01-24 00:00:00

A public viewing will be held from 1 to 11 p.m. today at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on Penn State's University Park campus. A second p


O'Brien's first class adds four recruits at Penn State

2012-01-24 00:00:00

On the day that Penn State Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno died of lung cancer, the Nittany Lions picked up four new recruits. Wide receiver


Penn State's O'Brien: 'This is a day for coach Paterno'

2012-01-24 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien, Penn State's new football coach, has moved into the office at the Lasch Football Building that was onc


Obituary: Joseph Vincent Paterno / For Penn State's 'JoePa,' a storied but scarred legacy

Obituary: Joseph Vincent Paterno / For Penn State's 'JoePa,' a storied but scarred legacy

2012-01-23 00:00:00

Had Joe Paterno's life remained unclouded for a just a few more months, the remembrances today would speak solely of his legacy as the winni


A somber mood pervades Penn State campus

A somber mood pervades Penn State campus

2012-01-23 00:00:00

When the Rev. David Griffin asked the worshippers at his 9:30 a.m. Mass at the Catholic Campus Ministry to pray for the Paterno family, few


PSU leaders in a struggle to heal rift from firing

PSU leaders in a struggle to heal rift from firing

2012-01-23 00:00:00

In the snow-covered valley he made happy, a mournful calm followed Joe Paterno's passing Sunday. The legendary coach's death muted the typic


Women's Roundup: Nittany Lions inspired to win

2012-01-23 00:00:00

Coquese Washington used to call Joe Paterno her big brother on campus. The Penn State women's coach said the Hall of Fame football coach too


Men's Roundup: Indiana shuts down PSU

2012-01-23 00:00:00

No. 11 Indiana dealt with Penn State's tough defense the only way it knew how -- with a strong second half. After a poor-shooting first half


Wrestling: No. 3 Lions rally vs. No. 2 Iowa

2012-01-23 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Third-ranked Penn State recorded seven consecutive match victories after losing the first three and ran away from No


Public viewing announced for Paterno

2012-01-23 00:00:00

A public viewing for former Penn State football coach Paterno will be held from 1 to 11 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Pasquer


His impact on many is undisputed

2012-01-23 00:00:00

This goes back to late-November 2007, only days before Penn State coach Joe Paterno's enshrinement in the College Football Hall of Fame. Dur


Penn State legendary coach Joe Paterno has died

Penn State legendary coach Joe Paterno has died

2012-01-22 00:00:00

Joseph Vincent Paterno, the legendary Penn State University football coach with his jet-black hair, rolled up trousers and thick black glass


Paterno's medical condition worsens

Paterno's medical condition worsens

2012-01-22 00:00:00

Family and friends gathered around a gravely ill Joe Paterno on Saturday, keeping watch over the former Penn State University coach, the win


Joe Pa's faithful gather to keep a vigil at Penn State

Joe Pa's faithful gather to keep a vigil at Penn State

2012-01-22 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Less than a mile from where Joe Paterno fought for his life in a hospital room at Mount Nittany Medical Center late


Paterno's family releases a statement on his death

2012-01-22 00:00:00

This is the full text of a statement released by the family of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno on his death this mor


Members mourn Paterno's passing at his family church

2012-01-22 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Unbeknownst to many, Joe Paterno had already died of lung cancer Sunday morning when Father David Griffin asked the


Penn State campus 'quiet, somber' after Paterno's death

2012-01-22 00:00:00

University and borough of State College police reported that things were quiet early this afternoon on the Penn State University campus and


Tributes come in from across the country for Paterno

2012-01-22 00:00:00

Government leaders, Penn State University officials and the college football community today offered tributes and condolences on the death t


Paterno's health deteriorating, condition called 'serious'

Paterno's health deteriorating, condition called 'serious'

2012-01-21 00:00:00

Former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno, the winningest coach in major college football history, is gravely ill, a source to


New leadership for Penn State board of trustees

New leadership for Penn State board of trustees

2012-01-20 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Steve Garban will step down as chairman of Penn State University's board of trustees.


Penn State holds on to upend No. 22 Illinois, 54-52

Penn State holds on to upend No. 22 Illinois, 54-52

2012-01-20 00:00:00

Tim Frazier hit a floater in the lane with 8 seconds left and Jermaine Marshall blocked Sam Maniscalco's layup at the buzzer to give Penn St


Penn State board was told of Sandusky grand jury in May

2012-01-18 00:00:00

In May, weeks after a grand jury investigation of child sex allegations involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky surfaced, P


Anger fuels groundswell of alumni wanting to be Penn State trustees

2012-01-17 00:00:00

For years, following the election of a Penn State trustee was about as exciting as watching the grass grow at Beaver Stadium. Only nine of t


PSU's trustees election may attract drama

2012-01-17 00:00:00

Drama swirling around Penn State University's embattled board of trustees could intensify Friday as the board holds an election to decide if


College Women's Roundup: Penn St. learns against Nebraska

2012-01-16 00:00:00

When Penn State got a second shot at No. 15 Nebraska, the visiting Nittany Lions were ready. Two weeks after the Cornhuskers (15-2, 4-1 Big


Bill O'Brien, new hand at the Penn State helm

Bill O'Brien, new hand at the Penn State helm

2012-01-15 00:00:00

ANDOVER, Mass. -- At 24, Bill O'Brien was a part-time assistant coach paid only a small stipend to work with the linebackers at Brown Univer


Paterno, wracked by cancer, explains handling of scandal

2012-01-15 00:00:00

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno sat in a wheelchair at the family kitchen table where he has eaten, prayed and argued for more than a half


Sunseri leaves Tide for Volunteers

2012-01-14 00:00:00

Tennessee hired Alabama assistant head coach Sal Sunseri to be its next defensive coordinator. Volunteers coach Derek Dooley said in a state


Ailing Paterno back in hospital

2012-01-14 00:00:00

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno was admitted to the hospital Friday for observation due to minor complications from cancer treatments, h


Paterno says he was confused over Sandusky allegations

Paterno says he was confused over Sandusky allegations

2012-01-14 00:00:00

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno says he "didn???t know which way to go" after an assistant coach came to him in 20


Sandusky charity putting property up for sale

2012-01-13 00:00:00

A charity founded by a former Penn State assistant football coach charged with molesting boys said Friday it was putting up for sale a 60-ac


PSU trustees explain Paterno's firing

2012-01-13 00:00:00

Faced with mounting criticism that now includes open alumni calls for their ouster, Penn State University's board of trustees gave a public


O'Brien completes his Penn State hires

2012-01-13 00:00:00

New Penn State coach Bill O'Brien completed his nine-man coaching staff, adding New England Patriots offensive assistant George Godsey as hi


Franco Harris: 'Bad leadership at Penn State'

2012-01-13 00:00:00

Thursday night's fog delayed Franco Harris' flight to Philadelphia so long that he missed Penn State president Rodney Erickson's question-an


Paterno admitted to hospital for observation

2012-01-13 00:00:00

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. ??? Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno was admitted to the hospital Friday for observation due to minor complications fr


Attorneys given weeks for decision on Sandusky case's jury

Attorneys given weeks for decision on Sandusky case's jury

2012-01-12 00:00:00

Attorneys involved in the criminal case of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky have until Feb. 1 to decide


Education secretary backs push for reforms in NCAA

2012-01-12 00:00:00

Arne Duncan credits the NCAA for picking up the pace to fix college sports. He just believes more needs to be done in 2012 -- perhaps even m


Michigan escapes with OT victory

2012-01-12 00:00:00

Tim Hardaway Jr. was a bit careless while contesting Alex Marcotullio's shot, fouling the 3-point shooter with 0.3 seconds remaining in a ga


Patriots laud Penn State's new coach

2012-01-12 00:00:00

New England Patriots Pro Bowl wide receiver Wes Welker and his teammates Wednesday praised their offensive coordinator, Bill O'Brien, and We


600 Penn State alumni vent to president Erickson on scandal

600 Penn State alumni vent to president Erickson on scandal

2012-01-12 00:00:00

The 600-plus alumni listened politely Wednesday night as Penn State President Rodney Erickson expressed sympathy for child sex abuse victim


PSU president says trustees were briefed months before Sandusky arrest

PSU president says trustees were briefed months before Sandusky arrest

2012-01-11 00:00:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State University trustees were briefed by then-President Graham Spanier about a grand jury investigation of chi


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