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  • Penn State's Crook embraces role as backup quarterback

    If not for a broken thumb, a bunch of unanswered emails and one Penn State coach willing to chance a phone call, D.J. Crook might not have been at Beaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon. He might not have been blocking out a screaming student section,...
  • For Penn State players, 'pure excitement' follows NCAA announcement

    For Penn State players, 'pure excitement' follows NCAA announcement
    A total of 49 football players remained at Penn State following the NCAA sanctions in 2012. Among them was linebacker Mike Hull, who considered transferring when the program's future was in doubt. On Monday afternoon, during a hastily called team...
  • Penn State calls football coaches' lawsuit a 'preposterous tale'

    Penn State calls football coaches' lawsuit a 'preposterous tale'
    Penn State is asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by two former football coaches, including Jay Paterno, calling it a "false and preposterous tale" of alleged conspiracy. The university's lawyers Tuesday filed a motion in U.S. District Court to...
  • Former Penn State football coach Jay Paterno hopes to return to the sideline

    Former Penn State football coach Jay Paterno hopes to return to the sideline
    Jay Paterno wants to coach football again, even if it means leaving State College. Until then, the former Penn State assistant coach said he will continue "fighting for the university," though he feels others aren't. "I thought it was very important...
  • Cross-training will be vital for Penn State this season

    Cross-training will be vital for Penn State this season
    Penn State brought its entire roster of 118 players to Ireland for this weekend's season-opening game, a move coach James Franklin called essential to team building. Just 75 of them are allowed scholarships, though, as the Lions wind their way toward...
  • UCF rally falls short, Knights suffer 26-24 loss to Penn State in Ireland

    UCF rally falls short, Knights suffer 26-24 loss to Penn State in Ireland
    The UCF football team's luck finally ran out.  The Knights, known for great late-game rallies during their historic run to the Fiesta Bowl last season, could not pull off the same heroics against Penn State in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday morning. UCF...
  • Penn State wins a classic at Croke Park

    Penn State wins a classic at Croke Park
    DUBLIN – Christian Hackenberg had already set a Penn State passing record by the time he stepped onto Croke Park's turf trailing by a point with 1:08 to play. Then he led the Nittany Lions to a 26-24 victory over Central Florida in the Croke...
  • Penn State rewind: The best and worst from Saturday

    Penn State rewind: The best and worst from Saturday
    Some scattered thoughts on Penn State'e 26-24 victory over Central Florida in Ireland. HEISMAN TALK? Might as well start. Christian Hackenberg shattered Penn State's single-game passing record, throwing for 454 yards and a touchdown in a mostly...
  • Return of scholarship vital for Lions, Matt Millen says

    Return of scholarship vital for Lions, Matt Millen says
    Former Penn State all-American Matt Millen received a text message from James Franklin last Sunday night saying the coach hoped for good news from the NCAA. That came in the form of the sanctions relief announced Monday. Millen, an ESPN college football...
  • 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...
  • James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State

    James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State
    James Franklin did not like the fact the media — both social and traditional — spoiled the surprise. When the Penn State coach informed his players they would be eligible for postseason play this season, it was "anticlimactic," he said....