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Penn State football announced their "generations of greatness" uniform that the team will wear for the September 30 game against Indiana during a press conference on Thursday, June 15, 2017. White cleats like those worn in the 1979 Sugar Bowl and stripped socks the Nittany Lions wore from 1970-1972 are part of the uniform.  (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP)

Penn State debuts retro game jerseys

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State will pay homage to its tradition with a throwback uniform featuring various aspects of past styles during its “Generations of Greatness” game Sept. 30 against Indiana at Beaver Stadium. The retro uniforms will be part of an overall theme for the day that ...

Franklin contract in discussion

YORK — A potential contract extension for coach James Franklin was the hot topic on the first day of the Penn State coaches caravan Monday. “Stay tuned. It’s moving along,” PSU athletic director Sandy Barbour said. “There’s no pressure or hurry from either Penn State or from Coach ...

Godwin to Tampa in round 3

PHILADELPHIA — Penn State receiver Chris Godwin was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the No. 84 overall pick in Friday’s NFL draft. Godwin was thought by some to be a second-round pick, but instead he saw nine receivers picked ahead of him. He left Penn State after a stellar ...

Penn State coach Franklin looking ahead, not at Lions’ past success

UNIVERSITY PARK — It would stand to reason that the biggest intangible challenge facing the 2017 Nittany Lions will be to manage expectations they haven’t faced since, oh, say the mid-1990s. James Franklin, however, doesn’t see it that way. After Saturday’s Blue-White Game, in which ...

Penn State’s best QB may be backup Stevens

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State has a potential Heisman Trophy candidate at quarterback, and yet he was not the most impressive quarterback during Saturday’s Blue-White Game. Granted, it was just a scrimmage, and he played mostly against reserves, but backup Tommy Stevens looked every bit ...

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Penn State running back Mark Allen, left, gets stopped by Desi Davis Saturday during the Penn State Blue-White game at Beaver Stadium.

Roster shows promise for PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — When injuries decimated the Penn State football team’s linebacking corps early last season, Cam Brown got thrown into the fire. Literally, in a sense, as his redshirt had to be burned. “Developmentally, (I was) not ready,” Brown said with a big grin. In the long ...

Penn State recruiting on the rise

UNIVERSITY PARK — If building depth was the theme for the Penn State football team during spring practice, it certainly appears to have crossed over to the recruiting side, too. The Nittany Lions lost a highly-regarded offensive tackle prospect on Friday, but, before they even kicked off ...

Connor McGovern debuts at center for Penn State

Center Connor McGovern made a bold prediction about the offensive line that should come as great news to Penn State fans. “We’re going to be one of the strong points this year on the team,” McGovern said. “We’re going to be a lot more physical.” If that is indeed the case about ...

McSorley looking to cut down mistakes in 2017

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley has spent a lot of time this winter thinking about one pass from last season — his final toss. That late-game interception set up USC’s Rose Bowl-winning field goal and set McSorley on a path to improve his in-game ...

Sanderson reflects and looks forward to future

UNIVERSITY PARK — Except for a couple of NCAA wrestling team championship trophies sitting on a desk in the Penn State wrestling offices earlier this week, one would never have known that the Nittany Lions were fewer than two weeks removed from winning their sixth championship in seven ...