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Robinson to skip final year, enter NFL draft

UNIVERSITY PARK - Aside from Matt McGloin, no Penn State player benefited more from the Bill O'Brien era than record-setting receiver Allen Robinson.And just like O'Brien, Robinson's time at Penn State has come to an end.The receiver is foregoing his final year of eligibility to enter the NFL ...

Joyner: PSU to replace Bill O’Brien within days

UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State will have a new football coach "in a matter of days rather than weeks," Athletic Director Dave Joyner said Thursday, and the next coach will not necessarily need to have previous ties to the university."Our job is going to be to select the next great head football ...

Lions jump to 1st for 4th-straight title

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - With two individual champions and a balanced team approach, the No. 1 Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team moved past both Minnesota and Oklahoma state at day two of the Southern Scuffle Thursday for its fourth straight title. Penn State won the title with 189.0 points, ...

O’Brien’s departure met with criticism

UNIVERSITY PARK - In his heart, Bill O'Brien always wanted to be an NFL head coach. Now he is expected to be one, deep in the heart of Texas.O'Brien is, according to The Associated Press and other sources, leaving Penn State after two seasons to become head coach of the Houston Texans. The move ...

Giger:?Franklin, Golden would fit at Penn State; not Schiano

UNIVERSITY PARK - Virtually every discussion about the search for Penn State's next football coach includes three names: James Franklin of Vanderbilt, Al Golden of Miami (Fla.) and Greg Schiano, who was just fired by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Two of the three would make sense - Franklin and ...

Despite short tenure, O’Brien did much for PSU – and vice versa

New Year's Eve was interrupted with news that Bill O'Brien is leaving Penn State to become head coach of the Houston Texans. You may have heard.Disappointed? Certainly.In two short years, O'Brien proved himself as an outstanding leader and tactician. He held the program together, overcame ...

Lions send 12 to Scuffle quarterfinals

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The No. 1 Penn State wrestling team is in a three-way battle for the team title after the opening day of the 2014 Southern Scuffle.Coach Cael Sanderson's squad, No. 2 Minnesota and No.3 Oklahoma State are all within three points of each other in a tight team race.Heading ...

AP Sources: O’Brien reaches agreement with Texans

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - Bill O'Brien is leaving Penn State's reclamation project in his successor's hands.Less than two years after replacing Joe Paterno as coach of the Nittany Lions, O'Brien will return to the NFL as coach of the Houston Texans, leaving a proud Penn State program in peril once ...

Scheid goal sends Nittany Lions past RMU in Three Rivers Classic opener

PITTSBURGH - Redshirt sophomore forward Eric Scheid netted the game-winning goal with 1:40 left in regulation as the Penn State men's hockey team advanced to the Three Rivers Classic championship game with a 3-2 victory against Robert Morris at CONSOL Energy Center Friday night.Penn State ...

Jerry Sandusky scandal still divides Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - The equipment is put away for the winter.The stadium will be empty for months.The Nittany Lions aren't going anywhere.And Joe Paterno's statue is still nowhere in sight.But if you want to see for yourself what the NCAA's version of purgatory looks like, then by all means, ...