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The Penn State offensive coordinator position has become a sensational, high-demand job. A million-dollar-a-year job. A job that can springboard the right candidate to a major head coaching position in a few years. All thanks to Joe Moorhead. Replacing Moorhead will be very, very difficult, ...

Yurtseven helps Pack top Lions in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State built its big lead with sharp shooting from behind the 3-point line — then made it stand by shooting well from the free-throw line. N.C. State held on to beat Penn State 85-78 on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Omer Yurtseven had ...

PSU coordinator Joe Moorhead reportedly accepts offer at Mississippi State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Joe Moorhead was the head coach at Fordham, an FCS program, two years ago, then came to Penn State as offensive coordinator and worked wonders in turning one of the nation’s worst offenses into one of the best. He’s now getting rewarded. Big time. Moorhead has been ...

Route 66

COLLEGE PARK, Md. —A funny thing happened late in the first quarter Saturday afternoon with Penn State already up two touchdowns on struggling Maryland in what turned out to be a laugher. The classic Journey rock anthem “Don’t Stop Believin’” was played throughout the stadium, in an ...

PSU records first Big Ten Series win

UNIVERSITY PARK — Senior defenseman Trevor Hamilton scored with just 33.6 seconds remaining in regulation earning Penn State a point and the series victory over Michigan State with a 2-2 tie Saturday night. The game did not get off to the most exciting of starts with both teams struggling ...

Terps shown what could have been

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — This was James Franklin’s first trip back to the University of Maryland campus since 2010, when the announced vision called for the Terrapins’ program to be turned over to him. In 2009, Maryland named Franklin its “coach-in-waiting” to be Ralph Friedgen’s ...

Pitt hands Penn State a favor

If Penn State needed advance notice on how teams whose seasons seem dead in the water can be dangerous — especially at home and especially against an old, familiar opponent — Pitt delivered that warning loudly and clearly on Friday afternoon at Heinz Field. The Panthers’ victory over ...

Lions seeks 10th win in clash with Terps

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — It’s been 24 years since Penn State played a football game at the University of Maryland, yet quarterback Trace McSorley will feel right at home Saturday when the 12th-ranked Nittany Lions wrap up the regular season against the Terrapins. McSorley starred for ...

Penn State State routs Oral Roberts

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Nazeer Bostick and Jamari Wheeler scored 14 points apiece and Penn State beat Oral Roberts 86-48 on Friday. Tony Carr added 13 points and Josh Reaves chipped in all 10 of his in the first half for the Nittany Lions (6-1), who remained hot at home with a 5-0 ...

First loss for Nittany Lion men in Legends Classic final

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Williams had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 16 Texas A&M to a 98-87 victory over Penn State in the championship game of the Progressive Legends Classic on Tuesday night at Barclays Center. Duane Wilson led the Aggies (4-0) with 22 points while Tyler Davis ...