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Penn State to Play Washington in the 2017 Fiesta Bowl

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State Nittany Lions know where they will close out 2017. The Lions are headed to the desert. The bowl invitations went out on Sunday, and while the Nittany Lions didn’t land a bowl that’s part of the national championship playoff, they did get a pretty good one. That game is the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona. It’s scheduled for 4 p.m. on December 30 at University of Phoenix Stadium. The 9th-ranked Nittany Lions will play […]

Nittany Lions On 56-44 Win Over Nebraska on Senior Day

No. 10 Penn State rolled over Nebraska 56-44 in the final home game of the season. After the game, the Nittany Lions spoke about the win on senior day. “I was emotional before the game,” James Franklin said of senior day. “I’m an emotional guy. Coming into the stadium, I’m like, ‘I’m not going to let you get me,’ fighting it back myself. Then when all those guys are running out you get a chance to say goodbye to them […]

No. 2 Penn State Falls 39-38 to No. 6 Ohio State in Instant Classic

Penn State held a 28-10 lead in the second quarter, but Ohio State’s offense was relentless, wracking up over 500 yards. It was a heavyweight fight and the last few haymakers go to the Buckeyes. They win it, 39-38. “Their offensive line was able to protect their quarterback and he stood in the pocket very comfortable,” Penn State Head Coach James Franklin said. “When you got a quarterback that’s played that much football and you stand in the pocket with […]

Penn State Dominating First Quarters This Season

Penn state dominated Michigan this weekend 42-13. They led 14-0 after a quarter. The Nittany Lions are now out-scoring their opponents 90-0 in first quarters this season. They’re the only FBS team in the country yet to allow a point in the first 15 minutes. It’s an area of focus that’s clearly working.

Jerry Sandusky denied new trial in child sex abuse case

Sandusky has been serving a 30- to 60-year sentence.

Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse …

Judge Expected to Announce Decision on Whether Jerry Sandusky Deserves New Trial

BELLEFONTE — The fate of former Penn State Football coach and convicted child predator Jerry Sandusky is expected to be revealed Wednesday on whether he will get a new trial. A Centre County judge is expected to make a decision if Sandusky can be re-tried on charges of child sexual abuse. It was back in May that Jerry Sandusky made an appearance at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte for a post-conviction relief hearing. The former Penn State assistant football coach […]

Barkley Shines Again as Penn State Tops Indiana 45-14

Saquon Barkley got things going with that opening kickoff for Penn State. From there, the defense was very aggressive, forcing lots of turnovers. Special teams also chipped in and Penn Ptate rolled to a 45-14 victory over Indiana. “Obviously early on, we started out really strong,” Penn State Head Coach James Franklin said. “I don’t know if I’ve seen a better half of special teams in my 23 years of doing this. That has been something that we’ve worked really […]

Long Time Tradition for Penn State Comes to an End

SCRANTON — A long-time tradition for some local college students has come to a close. Sunday was the last day Penn State students were allowed to use “canning” as a fundraiser for their annual dance marathon. Students have been known to stand on roads to solicit donations from drivers. In the past, multiple students have been injured and two have even died from crashes. Despite canning coming to an end, Penn State University still plans to continue on with THON.

Penn State defendant Gary Schultz released from prison

The Centre Daily Times reported his parole on Friday.

One of the men convicted in connection with the Jerry Sandusky child-sex scandal has been released from prison, according to…

NCAA Says Paterno Family has Dropped Lawsuit

CENTRE COUNTY — The family of former Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno has dropped their lawsuit against the NCAA. The Paternos wanted to reverse NCAA sanctions against Penn State made after the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. That included millions of dollars in fines, lost scholarships, and forfeiting some of the wins on Paterno’s record. The NCAA says there was no settlement and the Paternos dropped the suit voluntarily.