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Ravens take McSorley on last day

NASHVILLE — All Trace McSorley wanted was a chance, and the Baltimore Ravens gave him one Saturday by selecting him in the sixth round of the NFL draft. “Incredibly blessed to be a Raven! Can’t wait to get to work,” McSorley tweeted. McSorley was one of four Penn State players ...

Sanders drafted by Eagles in 2nd round

Miles Sanders played his high school ball in Pittsburgh at Woodland Hills, in college at Penn State and will remain in the Keystone State in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles. Sanders was the first Penn State player selected in this year’s NFL draft, as the running back went to the ...

Day 2 could benefit Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK — As many as three Penn State players could be selected on the second day of the NFL draft this evening, and several more could hear their names called this weekend. There are plenty of questions that remain to be answered this weekend. Which Nittany Lion player will be ...

Stevens’ transfer leaves no winners

Those of you from the 1970s may recall a Penn State tradition called “Gentle Thursday.” Students would gather on the HUB lawn, bringing blankets and refreshments, to enjoy the dawning of spring and all that came with it. There were good feelings all around, and it lasted about 10 years ...

Tommy Stevens puts name in NCAA transfer portal

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s quarterback situation, and the team’s prospects as a whole this fall, took a bizarre turn Wednesday when it was revealed that projected starter Tommy Stevens has submitted his name to the NCAA transfer portal. There are many elements in play with this ...

Questions remain for Stevens, offense

UNIVERSITY PARK — True freshman tailback Noah Cain showed he’s able to do some special things running the ball, and quarterback Sean Clifford did, as well, during the Blue-White Game. Penn State’s spring game drew an estimated 61,000 fans to Beaver Stadium on a gorgeous Saturday ...

Offensive line challenges to go into season

UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s not wise to emerge from the Blue-White Game armed with sweeping conclusions. The game is less than a glorified scrimmage because the playbook is “vanilla,” according to James Franklin, who also stacks the roster heavily in favor of the Blue team. The first ...

Highs and lows from Blue-White game

UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are some abbreviated highlights and lowlights from the Blue’s 24-7 victory over the White during Saturday’s Blue-White Game at Beaver Stadium: ¯ Play of the game: Third-string quarterback Will Levis zinged a 59-yard laser of a pass up the right sideline to ...

Young guys on display for PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — For as much as some fans love that there will be football of any kind being played, today’s Blue-White Game is still only one spring practice, so it has to be taken with a grain of salt in a lot of ways. Penn State coach James Franklin even made the point of saying that ...

Parsons aims to take Lions to championship

UNIVERSITY PARK — Micah Parsons didn’t start a single game last season and still led Penn State in tackles, quite a remarkable feat at the school known as Linebacker U. Predicting success was easy for Parsons, the No. 1 linebacker recruit in the nation coming out of high school. But even ...