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Penn State unable to finish sweep on ice

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The No. 11 Penn State men’s ice hockey team was unable to complete the weekend sweep of No. 7 Minnesota as they dropped a 6-3 decision in the series finale this afternoon from 3M Arena at Mariucci. Both teams move to 2-2-0 on the year and 1-1-0 in the Big Ten ...

Penn State men’s basketball fueled by camaraderie

UNIVERSITY PARK — Senior Shep Garner, who is entering his final season with Penn State, doesn’t recall having a closer team than this year’s unit. “We like spending time together,” Garner said. “That’s the difference between this team and past teams. It’s my last year and I ...

Lions upset Minnesota on ice

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Behind a 20-save performance from sophomore goaltender Peyton Jones, the No. 11 Penn State men’s ice hockey team defeated No. 7 Minnesota, 3-1, in the Big Ten Conference opener this evening from 3M Arena at Mariucci. Penn State improves to 2-1-0 on the year and 1-0-0 ...

Penn State showcasing its defense

EVANSTON, Ill. — Penn State’s offense took the Big Ten and the nation by storm a year ago and returned almost all of their key parts going into 2017. Through the offseason, the questions almost all were on the defensive side of the ball. Wouldn’t you know it: As the season hit its ...

Nittany Lions dominate Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. — Penn State badly wanted to earn its third shutout in six games, but even though Northwestern scored against the backups in the final minutes, it didn’t change the fact that Saturday’s contest was dominated by the “D.” “Our defense is incredible,” Penn State ...

Franklin constantly improving

If there’s one word that underscores James Franklin’s work to this point in his Penn State football tenure, it’s improvement. And that’s not by accident. At Vanderbilt and now Penn State, Franklin has built an impressive track record of taking over and patiently tinkering with a ...

Barkley having all purpose half

UNIVERSITY PARK — The NCAA football season is about to hit its midseason mark, and that means plenty of discussions are heating up. From Heisman Trophy candidates, to the College Football Playoff Selection Committee coming out of its hibernation at the end of the month, to even sports outlets ...

No lack of greatness for Nittany Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK — Special teams and college football’s most special player paved the way to a blowout win Saturday for Penn State. The No. 4 Nittany Lions didn’t play their best for all four quarters, but it didn’t matter. They were so good in the first quarter alone that the rest of ...

Penn State looks to build off historic season

UNIVERSITY PARK — While still a young program, the Penn State men’s hockey team had its most successful season in 2016-17. The team accomplished its longest winning streak (11), best record (25-12-2), first-ever United States College Hockey Organization (USCHO) No. 1 ranking, first Big Ten ...

Prolific Moorhead lauded for red zone efficiency

UNIVERSITY PARK — Nine days ago, Sports Illustrated did a big profile piece that labeled Penn State’s Joe Moorhead “the guy behind the most dynamic offense in the nation,” and in recent months, several publications named him one of the best assistant coaches in the country. On ...