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Locksley debuts against Penn State

BALTIMORE (AP) - In virtually any other scenario, James Franklin would wish Mike Locksley the best of luck in his debut as Maryland's interim coach.Franklin and Locksley formed a solid friendship more than a decade ago as assistant coaches at Maryland. On Saturday, they'll be on opposite ...

Record scoring paces Lions

From staff reportsUNIVERSITY PARK - The Nittany Lion hockey team needed only three-plus minutes to score the first of a program-record eight goals in a dominating 8-3 victory over visiting AIC on Friday night at Pegula Ice Arena.Freshmen forwards Chase Berger and Andrew Sturtz scored two goals ...

Penn State receiver Godwin quick learner as playmaker

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - Chris Godwin is a quick learner. Take his odd personal transportation system, for example.The Penn State receiver needed just 30 minutes to figure out how to balance and glide on his red motorized scooter with no handles, which moves him forward, backward or sideways in ...

Blacked out

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - J.T. Barrett played finisher for No. 1 Ohio State, taking the Buckeyes from the red zone to the end zone in the first half and taking over for Cardale Jones full-time in the second half.The Buckeyes were as good as they have been all season beating Penn State 38-10 on ...

Franklin has chance to play with house money

One word was prevalent during James Franklin's three availabilities to the media this week - "opportunity."Franklin talked at length about the Nittany Lions' opportunity in facing the nation's top-ranked team, Ohio State, how "games like this are why you come to Penn State."That goes for ...

‘Crazy Carl’ lets play do the talking

UNIVERSITY?PARK (AP) - Carl Nassib tried to avoid the throng of reporters waiting to enter Penn State's football practice, a tough task for a man who's 6-foot-7 and nearly 280 pounds.Excused from the session a week ago, Nassib walked briskly across a parking lot behind the practice facility ...

Lions change for better, rip Indiana

UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State calls it "sudden change," and in so many ways it fits perfectly what the team displayed in a dominating victory Saturday afternoon.Sudden change is a term for the defense's ability to shut down an opponent after a turnover. But it also was appropriate for the more ...

Nittany Lions swarm Canisius

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Penn State men's hockey team romped in its season opener, downing Canisius 6-1 Saturday.Curtis Loik set the pace with a three-point first period as the Nittany Lions opened a 3-0 lead en route to the victory.Four Nittany Lions tallied multi-point games. Goaltender Eamon ...

Franklin builds future, copes for present

Penn State fans will show up at Beaver Stadium today for the fifth-straight Saturday expecting not only a victory over Indiana but one with way more style points than the Nittany Lions accumulated against Army.Or San Diego State. Or Buffalo. And, obviously, in the opener at now 4-0 Temple.Even ...

Penn State offense looks for more big plays

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) - If the only way Penn State can move the ball is with big plays, so be it.An all-or-nothing approach has paid off so far for the Nittany Lions who have just one touchdown drive over four minutes this season. All nine of Penn State's touchdown drives of 50 yards or more ...