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  • Penn State coach Franklin praises NCAA decision

    Penn State coach James Franklin said Tuesday that his team was "very appreciative" of the opportunity to try to get into a bowl game at the end of the 2014 season now that the NCAA has lifted two sanctions the postseason ban and the restoration of...
  • Restored scholarships most important to Penn State

    When football recruiting experts, real or imagined, attach a ranking or stars to a recruit, they're really setting odds. The more stars, the better the odds of a payoff for the school that lands the recruit. That's all it is. In football, more than most...
  • Giants struggle in Williams' debut

    Giants struggle in Williams' debut
    Parkland High grad Andre Williams made his NFL debut for the Giants Monday night. New York lost to the Lions 35-14. Williams was in on several plays, often blocking for quarterback Eli Manning during pass plays. Williams had five carries for nine yards....
  • NCAA lifts bowl ban, scholarship sanctions against Penn State

    NCAA lifts bowl ban, scholarship sanctions against Penn State
    Penn State will be eligible for a bowl game this season and its football scholarships will be fully restored next year, the NCAA announced Monday. Two years after issuing some of the stiffest penalties in college football history, the NCAA lifted two...
  • For Penn State players, NCAA announcement brought "pure excitement"

    Thirty seconds after reading about the NCAA's decision Monday, Penn State linebacker Mike Hull received a text announcing a team meeting. Twitter had beaten the coaches to the news. "Social media nowadays," Hull said. Less than 30 minutes later, the...
  • Rutgers excited to make its Big Ten debut against Penn State

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. Rutgers is excited to make its Big Ten Conference debut Saturday night against Penn State. But for some of the Scarlet Knights' Pennsylvania players, the opportunity is absolutely exhilarating. "I'm pretty excited about this game,"...
  • NCAA says state can keep $60 million Penn State fine

    The NCAA is dropping its challenge of a Pennsylvania law regarding its $60 million fine against Penn State, though state lawmakers still want the consent decree that established the fine to be examined. College sports' governing body on Friday moved to...
  • Colleges reject charge that freshman reading lists have political bias

    Colleges reject charge that freshman reading lists have political bias
    Freshmen at colleges around the country for years have been assigned to read the same books as a way to bond at orientation and to encourage intellectual interactions rather than just social ones. But this year, some of the reading selections are coming...
  • Former players applaud NCAA Penn State ruling

    Former Penn State corner Stephon Morris recalls July 23, 2012, the day the sanctions were laid down on the program, as if it occurred just yesterday. "I remember we were in the players' lounge, and when they announced it, you just saw so many faces...
  • Bob Ford: NCAA played the bully because it could

    The NCAA, which enjoyed the view from its holier-than-thou pedestal when sanctioning the Penn State football program in 2012, completed its self-serving exacta on Monday as it patted the program on the head and assumed the part of merciful overlord....
  • Friday's multi-sport local and college roundup: No. 3 U.Va. men's soccer team edges No. 25 ODU with goal early in extra time

    Colleges: Men's soccer: Ryan Zinkhan scored off an assist by Virginia Beach’s Eric Bird in the second minute of extra time Friday night as No. 3 Virginia posted a 1-0 home victory over No. 25 Old Dominion in the season opener for both teams. ......