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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Seth Lundy and Andrew Funk each hit 7 of 12 from 3-point range and Penn State tied its program record with 18 made 3s in the Nittany Lions' 85-66 win over Indiana on Wednesday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cotie McMahon tied a career high with 20 points and No. 3 Ohio State allowed only seven points in the second half of a 92-36 rout of New Hampshire on Thursday.
Ahead 39-29 at intermission, the Buckeyes (9-0) outscored the Wildcats 53-7 in the second half and 30-4 in the third quarter.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A week after the worst game of his six-year career, a smattering of boos rang out from the 107,000 fans clad all in white when Sean Clifford was announced as Penn State’s starting quarterback.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The whirlwind has slowed down a bit for Micah Shrewsberry as he enters his second season at Penn State.
“I know my way around campus,” Shrewsberry said with a laugh.
WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — When North Dakota State College of Science suffered a heartbreaking loss in early September — foiled at the goal line as time expired in a jolt to their national championship ambitions — it was a backup defensive lineman who stepped forward with a pep talk to lift the locker room.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Beer will be available for sale to the general public at Penn State's Beaver Stadium beginning Saturday when the Nittany Lions host Northwestern, the school announced Wednesday.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Last season was supposed to be a breakout campaign for Adisa Isaac, but Penn State’s top defensive end spent it on the sideline with a busted ankle.
Now he’s back and his coaches and teammates realize the wait was worth it.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to decades in prison in the rapes of four former Penn State students over a seven-year period.
Jeffrey Fields, 38, of Port Matilda was sentenced Friday in Centre County to 29 1/2 to 61 years in state prison in the assaults, which occurred between 2010 and 2017 in State College, the Centre Daily Times reported.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that at least two tornadoes touched down briefly in south-central Pennsylvania last week, and one damaged some buildings, but no injuries were reported.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State hired Boston College athletic director Patrick Kraft to be its next AD on Friday.
Kraft, 43, will take over for the retiring Sandy Barbour on July 1 after the Penn State Board of Trustees approved an agreement that had been in the works for several days.
BOALSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Voters are digesting a newly hostile Democratic primary race for Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat as the top candidates came together Saturday, face to face, for the first time since Conor Lamb first attacked rival John Fetterman in earnest.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A tentative trial date has been set for two men charged in the assault of a police officer who died after defending the U.S. Capitol in January 2021.
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Thursday scheduled a June 6 jury trial for George Tanios of Morgantown, West Virginia, and Julian Khater of State College, Pennsylvania.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Manny Diaz isn’t happy with how his tenure at Miami ended, but the former Hurricanes head coach admits the timing worked out just fine.
Fired on Dec. 6 after going 21-15 in three years with Miami, Diaz is already three practices into his new gig as Penn State’s defensive coordinator.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The highest-ranking member of the Pennsylvania state Senate said Monday that he won't seek another term in the chamber in order to focus on his candidacy for the governorship.
The Penn State trustees on Thursday named the University of Louisville’s president Neeli Bendapudi to succeed Eric Barron as the school’s top administrator.
The unanimous board vote to hire Bendapudi makes her the first woman and first person of color to serve as the 98,000-student institution's next president.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State football coach James Franklin agreed to a new 10-year contract Tuesday that will guarantee him at least $75 million through 2031.
Franklin and Penn State’s Board of Trustees agreed to the terms, which include a yearly base salary of $7 million, retention bonuses of $500,000 each year and a $1 million annual loan for life insurance.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — James Franklin has been asked a lot this season about his long-term future, and those questions continued Tuesday as the Penn State coach was grilled about his name being linked to openings outside Happy Valley.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin originally planned to practice with two quarterbacks this week, neither named Sean Clifford.
But the third-year starter, who is nursing an unspecified upper body injury, participated with some passes.
Some college towns plan to challenge the results of the 2020 census, claiming they were shortchanged because the pandemic forced students to leave campuses and complaining that the undercount could cost them federal money and prestige.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Since quarterback Sean Clifford arrived on campus, Penn State has never been without his services for an extended period.
Now, with their third-year starter nursing an unspecified upper-body injury, the No.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jaquan Brisker skipped across a field littered with white pom poms and toward a row of Penn State students painted white from head to toe.
The Nittany Lions' star safety had a big smile on his face, and it didn’t fade one bit even as he tripped over a photographer while celebrating a dramatic win on a raucous night in Happy Valley.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Most of the intelligence No. 10 Penn State has on its upcoming opponent was compiled long ago by the team’s video production staff. How much it’s worth now is up for debate.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's highway agency wants to prevent a major heavy equipment contractor from doing state work for up to three years because it pleaded no contest to theft after being accused of illegally diverting money and other benefits from its workers.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania construction contractor is expected to resolve a massive wage-theft case in which it was accused of stealing tens of millions of dollars from its own workers by systematically violating state and federal prevailing wage laws on taxpayer-funded public infrastructure projects.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration said the results of a statewide sampling program does not indicate widespread contamination of drinking water supplies by a class of highly toxic chemicals used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets, firefighting foam and fast-food wrappers.
Amid fresh signs of sagging statewide demand for the COVID-19 vaccine, Pennsylvania officials on Wednesday encouraged hundreds of thousands of college students to get their shots before they go home for summer...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor wants Major League Baseball to rethink a restructuring plan that would affect three minor league teams in his state...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium...
STATE COLLEGE — It’s fitting, perhaps, they stood side-by-side for so much of Saturday afternoon. Neither of them got to Penn State, after all, the way so many who surrounded them did. Both of them have a long way to go to learn the offense, to earn playing time, to fulfill their goals.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a hotel bar near Penn State's main campus, killing two men and wounding a woman, broke into a stranger's house and fatally shot the 83-year-old homeowner, and then killed himself, authorities said...
STATE RANKINGS By Pennlive.com CLASS 6A Rec Pvs 1. St. Joseph’s Prep (12) 12-0 1 2. Harrisburg (3) 13-1 3 3. Coatesville (1) 14-1 2 4. Pine-Richland (7) 11-3 4 5. State College (6) 12-2 5 6. North Penn (1) 13-1 6 7.
Highlights of the week ahead in Westmoreland high school sports:
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Each Michigan State player brought a poker chip to Happy Valley and coach Mark Dantonio encouraged the Spartans to push them all to the center of the table Saturday...
STATE COLLEGE — Maybe, this was his last game at Beaver Stadium. Saquon Barkley didn’t make that clear.
But after he led Penn State to a convincing 56-44 win over Nebraska on Saturday at Beaver Stadium, he did make one thing obvious: Wherever Penn State is playing this postseason, he’ll be on the field.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Training programs around the country are trying to teach bystanders to stop sexual assault, and now is when they have to be especially alert...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump's new communications director is getting sacked on social media for quoting Joe Paterno while making a point about honor and dignity...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The Penn State University campus was quiet Friday afternoon despite the stunning conviction of ex-university president Graham B. Spanier on one count of child endangerment in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case.
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State students know her as the Squirrel Whisperer, or even Squirrel Girl. Which suits Mary Krupa just fine.
Four years ago, the 22-year-old senior became an internet sensation for placing tiny hats on the ubiquitous rodents that live near Penn State's landmark Old Main building, and coaxing them to hold miniature props.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State said Friday it won't fight a $2.4 million fine stemming from a five-year federal investigation that found the university repeatedly violated campus crime reporting requirements, including in the case of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, who is now serving decades in prison on child sexual abuse charges...
STATE COLLEGE Football is a very difficult game. You have to memorize a playbook as thick as War And Peace. You have to know it inside and out, as well as what the opponent is trying to do to you. To do it all right, you have to watch hours of game film and spend hours more in the weight room, and even a few hours more a week sloughing through practices.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A former Penn State student who is suing over alleged hazing toured his former fraternity house with his parents and lawyers for the involved parties.
James Vivenzio's attorney, Aaron Freiwald, said Wednesday's tour was a chance to find evidence and take video.
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania (AP) — Penn State's football team is regaining 112 wins wiped out during a child molestation scandal and the late Joe Paterno has been restored as the winningest coach in major U.S.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Toy weapons have been banned from a Pennsylvania arts festival where kids sell handmade arts and crafts because organizers believe it's a step needed to combat the "especially violent times" in which we live.