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  • Mike Sielski: Hull hoping Penn State defense can shoulder the load vs. Ohio State

    Sometimes there are stories that are teed up for sportswriting for all the cliches of the craft about overcoming adversity or pain or both, for a quick and easy metaphor about how an athlete's triumph represents his team's best chance for an improbable...
  • Penn State student who allegedly wanted to 'kill everyone' waives hearing

    The Penn State student accused of making terroristic threats on social media waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday, according to court documents. Jong Shim, 20, of Tinton Falls, N.J., was arrested Oct. 12 after he allegedly posted on the...
  • Kyla Irwin's Commitment To UConn Fulfills Childhood Dream

    Kyla Irwin's Commitment To UConn Fulfills Childhood Dream
    From the time Kyla Irwin was in elementary school, she seemed to know what she wanted from life. "Kyla remembers telling her fourth grade teachers playing for UConn was her goal," said her mother, Bethany Irwin, who is also her high school coach at...
  • NCAA asks Pa. high court to end officials' suit over Penn State fine

    NCAA asks Pa. high court to end officials' suit over Penn State fine
    The NCAA has asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to overrule a Commonwealth Court order to prepare for a trial on the validity of its agreement with Penn State on sanctions over the Jerry Sandusky sex- abuse scandal. In a filing with the state's...
  • Penn State board of trustees sets special Freeh Report meeting

    Penn State board of trustees sets special Freeh Report meeting
    Penn State's Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Oct. 28 to discuss a possible investigation of the Freeh Report. The meeting will center on trustee Al Lord's July resolution that the board revisit to the report because it was inaccurate and...
  • Getting inside the college football playoff system

    Getting inside the college football playoff system
    All I can say after spending a day in Texas portraying USC Athletic Director Pat Haden is: "Fight on! We [retroactively] did it!" Exhuming positive USC news from 2008 was not in the plan upon being granted a one-day membership on the College Football...
  • Franklin trying to handle high expectations

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Penn State - INSIDE SLANT People keep asking Penn State coach James Franklin, who is trying to squeeze all he can out of a program weakened by NCAA sanctions, if it's the toughest challenge he's had as a coach....
  • Ray Rice still popular with some

    Ray Rice still popular with some
    Ray Rice might forever be a pariah to many for knocking out his fiancee in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino in February. Thousands of Ravens fans lined up at M&T Bank Stadium last month to trade in their once-cherished No. 27 jerseys. But to...
  • James Franklin's plan for building Penn State while managing expectations

    One day, when he retires maybe, James Franklin plans to share some of the generous coaching advice fans have shared with him over the years. Some of the comments are quite complimentary. "Others," the Penn State coach said, "I wouldn't necessarily...
  • Penn State dials things back during second bye week

    Penn State dials things back during second bye week
    James Franklin cut Penn State's workload during the second bye week to freshen the team for its second half, which begins Saturday against Ohio State. During his weekly press conference Tuesday, Franklin said that Penn State was "a little gassed" toward...
  • Kyla Irwin Becomes Second 2016 Player To Verbal

    UConn wrapped up its second recruit for 2016 on Tuesday, 6-1 forward Kyla Irwin of State College, Pa.  And she is a player a state connection that goes back to the start of Geno Auriemma’s coaching career at UConn in 1985.   Irwin, from State...