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Ex-Penn Stater Gress dies at 26

UNIVERSITY PARK — Former Penn State offensive lineman Adam Gress has died, the school confirmed Friday. He was 26 and would have turned 27 on Dec. 29. Gress played for Penn State from 2009 through 2012 and developed into a starting tackle for three games his final season. He was a native of ...

PSU gets big-named recruits

UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin looked ahead to a sandy beach, a time when he had hung up his whistle as Penn State football coach and began penning his memoirs when asked about the question central to the Nittany Lions 2018 recruiting class. “The book will probably be five chapters on ...

Watkins has double-double, Penn State defeats Binghamton

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — As he went after his own rebounds during warmups on Tuesday, Josh Reaves took a moment to appreciate the long shots arcing overhead and falling, one after the other, through Penn State’s hoop. Reaves got to appreciate the makes all night. Penn State (10-3) ...

PSU gives sellout crowd a holiday gift

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State wrestling team looked like it was in a giving mood this holiday season. The top-ranked Nittany Lions gave another sold-out crowd — the 37th straight in Rec Hall — of 6,425 a 44-3 win over Indiana in the Lions’ Big Ten opener Sunday afternoon. Penn ...

Stevens, Watkins record double-doubles in PSU win

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Penn State played without suspended guard Tony Carr on Sunday at George Mason. It certainly didn’t slow the Nittany Lions down. Lamar Stevens scored 23 points and added 12 rebounds for his first career double-double, Mike Watkins added 14 points and 12 rebounds, and ...

Pry will stay at Penn State, for now

UNIVERSITY PARK — Brent Pry loves it at Penn State, and James Franklin loves having him there, but at some point, Pry is widely expected to leave and become a head coach elsewhere. That time, however, is not now for the Nittany Lions’ defensive coordinator. Pry was reported to be a ...

Penn State ends calendar year with home victory

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Nittany Lions ended their 2017 calendar year with a 7-4 victory over Robert Morris as they extended their win streak to eight games, having won their last four series. For the second straight game, the Colonials struck first, this time in just 27 seconds, courtesy of ...

Lions extend unbeaten streak to seven against RMU

PITTSBURGH — A strong three-goal second period propelled Penn State’s men’s ice hockey team to a 4-2 victory over Robert Morris at the PPG Paints Arena Friday, while extending the Nittany Lions’ unbeaten streak to seven games. The Lions didn’t get off to the best start with the ...

Barkley highlights AP All-Big Ten team

Penn State’s Saquon Barkley is the offensive player of the year for the second straight season and Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell is defensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Big Ten Conference team released Wednesday. Wisconsin took the other two top honors. Freshman running ...

Penn State finishes off comeback, Lehigh

ALLENTOWN — With just one match to go in Sunday’s dual meet between No. 1 Penn State and No. 5 Lehigh, the Nittany Lions clung to a 20-19 lead. As Penn State heavyweight Nick Nevills was about to take the mat with the win in the balance, Lion 157-pounder Jason Nolf approached ...