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Giants pass on QB, take Penn State’s Barkley at No. 2

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants passed on an heir apparent to two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning and took a running back that many think is the best to come out of college in decade. The Giants selected Penn State’s Saquon Barkley with the second pick overall, a player ...

Barkley is likely an early pick

DALLAS — Saquon Barkley will hear his name called early in the first round of tonight’s NFL draft — with the only question being how early. The Penn State star running back has been universally praised for his on-field skills and off-field maturity, and at one point there was talk of ...

McSorley leads Blue team to victory

UNIVERSITY PARK — Trace McSorley and Penn State’s first-team offense did pretty much what it wanted on the game’s first two drives, leading the Blue to a pair of touchdowns in a 21-10 win over the White in Saturday’s Blue-White Game before 71,000 fans at Beaver Stadium. McSorley ...

Look for Clifford in Blue-White

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State fans probably can expect to see a lot of Sean Clifford in today’s Blue-White Game as the quarterback tries to strengthen his hold on the third-string job behind Trace McSorley and Tommy Stevens. The spring scrimmage will pit the first-teamers (Blue) against ...

Garner’s three sparks Lions in NIT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shep Garner hit the 3-pointer that brought cousin Flavor Flav to his feet and helped send Penn State on its way to an NIT championship in an 82-66 victory over Utah on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. The fourth-seeded Nittany Lions (26-13) also knocked off No. 1 ...

Penn State, Utah play for NIT title

Maybe even Flavor Flav would admit, do believe the hype. Shep Garner has brought the noise as Penn State’s career 3-point leader, a mark he set when the Nittany Lions routed Mississippi State in the National Invitation Tournament semifinals. Penn State fans at the Garden — which ...

Penn State cruises to title game

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Carr scored 21 points, Shep Garner added 18 while breaking a school record for career 3-pointers and Penn State routed Mississippi State 75-60 in the National Invitational Tournament semifinals Tuesday night. The fourth-seeded Nittany Lions (25-13) will play No. 2 seed ...

Retherford wins Hodge Trophy

UNIVERSITY PARK — Zain Retherford didn’t need another accolade to cement his legacy among the all-time greats in Penn State and NCAA wrestling history, but he received one Tuesday just the same. For the second straight year, the Penn State 149-pounder was named the WIN Magazine/Culture ...

Denver defeats PSU for 2nd time

ALLENTOWN — For the second consecutive season, Penn State’s men’s ice hockey team was eliminated by hockey powerhouse Denver in the NCAA tournament. In a rematch of last year’s Midwest regional final, the Pioneers once again proved to be a class above the Lions with a 5-1 victory in ...

Battle-tested PSU ready for Denver

UNIVERSITY PARK — After last season’s 6-3 defeat to Denver denied Penn State its first trip to the Frozen Four, the Nittany Lions knew they needed to be at another level in order to reach their goals. After gaining valuable experience from playing the defending national champions in the ...