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  • Nice guys finish first for Nebraska, Florida

    The Sports Xchange By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange Nice guys finish first for Nebraska, Florida Win one -- no, two -- for the nice guys. In a move you could see coming for days, Florida announced Colorado State's Jim McElwain as its head coach...
  • Penn State football ticket sales spike in 2014

    Penn State football ticket sales spike in 2014
    While Penn State fans wait to see what bowl game will be the Nittany Lions' last stop of the season, there is one all-important game where the university has placed high yet again: ticket sales. On Tuesday, Penn State announced it is still in the top...
  • Newbill heats up after halftime in Penn State win

    The Sports Xchange Newbill heats up after halftime in Penn State win STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- D.J. Newbill bounced back from a quiet first half to lead Penn State to a 61-58 win over Virginia Tech on Wednesday night in the ACC/ Big Ten Challenge. Newbill,...
  • Preview: Penn State at Bucknell

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Penn State at Bucknell Penn State makes a rare visit to in-state foe Bucknell on Friday, the Nittany Lions' first trip to Lewisburg since 1976. Penn State has won three straight _ by a total of nine points _ and is looking...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Spiders survive Thornton's career-high 37, edge W&M 68-67

    While William and Mary’s Marcus Thornton was wearing out Richmond, the Spiders were wearing down the Tribe, though barely. Thornton, a 6-foot-4 senior guard, scored 37 points. Richmond survived that and perilous moments in the final seconds to...
  • Newbill heats up after halftime in Penn State win over Virginia Tech

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- D.J. Newbill bounced back from a quiet first half to lead Penn State to a 61-58 win over Virginia Tech on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Newbill, the nation's third-leading scorer, was held to five points on 1-of-5...
  • Penn State receives $1 million donation to honor 2012 team

    Penn State receives $1 million donation to honor 2012 team
    Penn State has received a $1 million donation to recognize the 2012 football team. Michael Farrell, founder of a Pittsburgh investment-banking firm, announced the donation Thursday to Penn State's Football Excellence Fund. Farrell, whose son Mike played...
  • U of Penn law students stage quick, quiet Ferguson protest

    In a brief but poignant gesture, students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School made a silent statement of protest Tuesday over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. At noon, more than 60 law students, both black and white,...
  • NCAA opposes McCord's federal motion for judgment on Endowment Act validity

    The NCAA may have been accused of "forum shopping" by the Commonwealth Court, but that is not stopping the college sports organization from pleading its case to the feds. In documents filed with the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of...
  • College Football Playoff standings bode well for extra ACC bowl slot

    College Football Playoff standings bode well for extra ACC bowl slot
    Tuesday night’s College Football Playoff standings bode well for an easier placement of the ACC’s 11 bowl-eligible teams Sunday, including Virginia Tech. The key was the CFP selection committee’s ranking the Big Ten’s Michigan...
  • Swarthmore College settles with student expelled in sexual-assault case

    Swarthmore College has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by an expelled student in a case that questioned whether the school's policies for handling sexual assault allegations were biased against men. The young man at its center — an honors...