Penn State senior D.J. Newbill is consoled by Purdue's Rapheal Davis after the Nittany Lions fell to the Boilermakers 64-59 in the Big Ten tourney quarterfinals. [AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast.] » 3/13/15 4:55pm 3/13/15 4:55pm

Penn State's D.J. Newbill Hits Buzzer-Beater With Hand All In His Face

D.J. Newbill might not be a household name, nor will he likely become one during the coming NCAA Tournament his Nittany Lions probably won't make, but he is the Big Ten's leading scorer and is capable of moments like this buzzer-beating three that gave Penn State the win over Minnesota. » 3/08/15 3:42pm 3/08/15 3:42pm

ESPN Suspends Keith Olbermann For Penn State Tweets

Last night, Keith Olbermann got into it on Twitter with Penn State fans and students—originally over, of all things, the school's annual pediatric cancer fundraiser. (His tweets are embedded below.) It was weird and unnecessary, and now ESPN has taken Olbermann off TV for the rest of the week. » 2/24/15 1:23pm 2/24/15 1:23pm

Penn State Fans Are Passing The Hat To Pay The Basketball Coach's Fine

The Big Ten Conference announced today that they fined Penn State men's basketball coach Pat Chambers $10,000 for remarks he made after the team's loss to Maryland Saturday. Now, some Penn State students are trying to crowdfund the fine for him. Please don't do that. » 2/17/15 5:25pm 2/17/15 5:25pm

Penn State AD Says "409" Stickers Were "Inappropriate and Insensitive"

Friday's announcement that the NCAA would restore Joe Paterno's 409 wins, stripped in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, led to jubilation in State College. That included shows of support from other athletes: Penn State's men's hockey team wore stickers reading "409" on their helmets for that night's game. The… » 1/19/15 12:42pm 1/19/15 12:42pm

Keith Olbermann Dropkicks NCAA And Penn State Through Five Glass Doors

The NCAA announced today that it will restore Joe Paterno's 111 wins to Penn State's football program, putting Paterno back in first as Division I college football's winningest coach. Keith Olbermann celebrated the news by naming the NCAA and Penn State the worst in the sports world. » 1/16/15 6:59pm 1/16/15 6:59pm

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NCAA Screws Bobby Bowden Out Of All-Time Wins Record

Former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno just became Division I college football's all-time wins leader, thanks to a late-game victory over the NCAA. Congrats to Joe! » 1/16/15 1:41pm 1/16/15 1:41pm

Report: NCAA Considering Restoring Joe Paterno's Vacated Wins

According to a report from the Philadelphia Inquirer, the NCAA is considering once again reducing the sanctions against Penn State levied in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The Inquirer reports that Penn State, the NCAA, and state officials are negotiating proposals that include restoring the 111 wins taken… » 1/12/15 8:06pm 1/12/15 8:06pm

Report: Penn State Football Was Almost Given The Death Penalty

Another day, another embarrassing set of e-mails made public by the ongoing lawsuit by Pennsylvania state officials against the NCAA over the 2012 sanctions imposed upon Penn State in the Jerry Sandusky case, and this time it's a big one. According to the Associated Press, a 2012 e-mail from NCAA attorney David Remy… » 11/13/14 8:28pm 11/13/14 8:28pm

Damning Emails Show The NCAA Was "Bluffing" On Penn State

Who wants to read some internal emails that make the NCAA look incompetent, reactionary, and completely unable to justify its own authority? » 11/05/14 2:06pm 11/05/14 2:06pm

Maryland, Penn State Fight Before Game, And A Handshake Refusal

Maryland captains refused to shake the hands of their Penn State counterparts before today's game in State College that featured a bit of a fight between the two Big Ten squads. » 11/01/14 12:34pm 11/01/14 12:34pm

B1G Officials Lose Minds, Award OSU An INT On Obvious Incomplete Pass

Big Ten officials were stricken blind and stupid early in tonight's Ohio State-Penn State game as a pass from the Nittany Lions' Christian Hackenberg that clearly hit the ground was declared an interception by the Buckeyes' Vonn Bell. » 10/25/14 8:33pm 10/25/14 8:33pm

Penn State Drops Sayreville Star Myles Hartsfield From Commit List

Sayreville captain and Penn State commit Myles Hartsfield, ranked either a four- or three-star athlete by most recruiting services, is no longer appearing on Penn State's commit list. Sources have stated the Nittany Lions are "moving on" from their previous scholarship offer in wake of the Sayreville sex abuse hazing… » 10/13/14 11:13am 10/13/14 11:13am

James Franklin Claims He Lied About Seeing Vanderbilt Rape Case Video

Penn State football coach James Franklin, who was Vanderbilt's football coach at the time of the alleged rape involving players Brandon Vandenburg, Brandon Banks, JaBorian McKenzie, and Cory Batey, testified through Skype at today's hearing for two of the suspects. The most noteworthy part of his testimony: Franklin… » 10/08/14 2:56pm 10/08/14 2:56pm

Rutgers Apologizes For Fans' Penn State Signs And T-Shirts

Rutgers AD Julie Hermann released a statement of apology to any visiting Penn State fans who might've been offended by the conduct of some home fans at Rutgers's Big Ten debut on Saturday. » 9/15/14 2:59pm 9/15/14 2:59pm

Penn State Students Celebrate Lifted Sanctions, Chant Joe Paterno's Name

Earlier today, the NCAA lifted the sanctions placed on Penn State's football program after the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The team will be bowl-eligible and have its scholarships returned. Tonight, Penn State students celebrated by meeting at Old Main, and chanting the late head coach Joe Paterno's name, among other… » 9/08/14 9:48pm 9/08/14 9:48pm

NCAA Relaxes Penn State Sanctions, Continues Power-Mongering

Today, the NCAA announced significant reductions in its punishments for Penn State stemming from the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Specifically, the school's four-year bowl ban has been lifted immediately, and starting next season, it will have all 85 of its scholarships restored. This, like all power moves by governing… » 9/08/14 5:12pm 9/08/14 5:12pm

Penn State And UCF Start Us Off With A Thriller

It's not easy to send a red-faced fellow named O'Leary home from Ireland unhappy. A last-second Penn State field goal did the trick this morning, though. » 8/30/14 12:59pm 8/30/14 12:59pm

Penn State's D.J. Newbill Ejected For Shoving Kendrick Nunn In Neck

Plays like this always make me think about the existence of a textbook for broadcasters. "It's always the second guy who gets caught" would be in Chapter 1, along with a section on Aikmanisms like "...and I'm not so sure they didn't do just that, Joe." Anyway, D.J. Newbill was the second guy here—this was also his… » 1/04/14 6:45pm 1/04/14 6:45pm