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  • 'We Are' backed by ESPN in Twitter war

    'We Are' backed by ESPN in Twitter war
    ESPN suspended host Keith Olbermann on Tuesday for making "completely inappropriate" comments about Penn State students on Twitter. Olbermann, who hosts a daily show on ESPN2, responded to a tweet Monday about the university's annual Dance Marathon...
  • PSU grad on Olbermann: 'I was just trying to educate him'

    PSU grad on Olbermann: 'I was just trying to educate him'
    Lisa Aiello DeLeon just wanted to show Keith Olbermann that there was more to Penn State than the Jerry Sandusky scandal. When she read that the university's annual THON dance marathon had raised more than $13 million over the weekend for pediatric...
  • Garry Gilliam's great return to Hershey

    Garry Gilliam's great return to Hershey
    HERSHEY — The 300-pound lineman fired one spongy ball after another at his targets before diving across the rubber mats in the middle school gym. The kids shrieked their approval. Garry Gilliam was loving being one of them again. This unlikely...
  • College freshman ineligibility initiative doesn't make the grade

    College freshman ineligibility initiative doesn't make the grade
    There is a lesson to be learned following reports several conferences are exploring the option of restoring freshman ineligibility, barring first-year athletes from playing. And you don't have to have a college degree to see what it is. It all began...
  • Q&A: Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour

    Q&A: Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour
    Sandy Barbour joined Penn State as director of athletics last July after spending a decade at the University of California. She stepped into a major role overseeing 31 varsity sports teams, headlined by the football program. During her short tenure,...
  • After ups and downs at Penn State, Owings Mills' Donovan Smith tries for NFL

    Penn State junior offensive tackle Donovan Smith kept staring down an important life choice as if it were a charging defensive end, then reacted decisively in late December with an aggressive move of his own. Instead of playing it safe and returning...
  • Jerry Sandusky's pension appeal denied but lawyer vows to keep fighting

    Jerry Sandusky's pension appeal denied but lawyer vows to keep fighting
    HARRISBURG — Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach sentenced to decades in prison for sexually molesting boys, has lost his first appeal of a decision to strip him of his $4,900 monthly pension, but his lawyer says the fight...
  • Joe Paterno loses, despite regaining NCAA victory record

    Joe Paterno loses, despite regaining NCAA victory record
    Joe Paterno was a great man whose only sin was ignorance and naiveté when a serial child-molester lurked in his midst. Joe Paterno was an appalling enabler who looked away when a serial child-molester lurked in his midst. Discuss, please. The NCAA's...
  • Newest Penn State offensive lineman to study .. Turkish?

    Newest Penn State offensive lineman to study .. Turkish?
    This is how badly Kevin Reihner wants to play football at Penn State: He's studying Turkish. It was either that or Swahili. Something that, when you get to know the Nittany Lions' soon-to-be offensive lineman, seems to fit his style. "When I broke...
  • UCLA looks to hire former Penn State assistant coach Tom Bradley

    UCLA looks to hire former Penn State assistant coach Tom Bradley
    Tom Bradley is in line to become as UCLA’s defensive coordinator, according to a person familiar with the situation who was not allowed to comment on the matter. Bradley's hire is awaiting approval from the University of California Board of...
  • Ravens meet with offensive tackles Brandon Scherff, Donovan Smith

    Ravens meet with offensive tackles Brandon Scherff, Donovan Smith
    The Ravens met with Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherrf at the NFL scouting combine, talking with one of the top offensive line prospects in the draft. Scherff is a consensus All-American and Outland Trophy Award winner who has drawn comparisons to...