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Penn State

AP: Penn State nears deal with new AD

Penn State is working to finalize a deal with Boston College athletic director Patrick Kraft to replace the retiring Sandy Barbour and become the school’s next AD. A person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press that the school and Kraft were closing in on an ...

Clifford looks for big return in ’22

UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin proclaimed veteran Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford had his “best spring.” Part of that, Clifford believes, is a return to full health. Clifford and the Nittany Lions got off to an impressive 5-0 start last year before Clifford was decked at Iowa, ...

Penn Stater, Williamsport native Brown dies

Gary Brown, who rushed for 4,300 yards while playing on three NFL teams in the 1990s before going on to coach running backs in the pro and college ranks, has died. He was 52. Wisconsin’s athletic department and the Dallas Cowboys announced that Brown died Sunday. The Williamsport ...

Mag Strittmatter built foundation for Penn State

On one hand, Mag Strittmatter is thrilled that collegiate sports is celebrating the 50-year anniversary of Title IX. On the other hand, she can’t believe a half century has passed since she became Penn State’s first female scholarship athlete. “It’s a shock that it’s gone that ...

Central Mountain’s Perry commits to wrestle at Penn State

MILL HALL — Much of central Pennsylvania was glued to their televisions watching as Penn State claimed their second straight NCAA national championship, powered behind five national champions last weekend. Renovo’s own Dalton Perry was just days removed from winning a state championship as ...

Big difference

When it comes to making a big impact, Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford knows just how to do it. On a recent Saturday afternoon, Clifford looked across a grassy field, eyed his target and delivered a perfect strike. That might sound familiar to fans of the Nittany Lions, but it’s not ...