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  • Penn State beats Towson in first round of NCAA tournament

    Penn State women's lacrosse coach Missy Doherty enjoyed her first trip back to Towson since leaving the Tigers two years ago to take over the Nittany Lions' program. The Tigers didn't enjoy the visit so much. From the fourth minute of Saturday's game,...
  • Weekend Wrap: Richy Anderson dumps Maryland for Penn State

    Weekend Wrap: Richy Anderson dumps Maryland for Penn State
    The Maryland football program has lost its second recruit to Penn State. Richy Anderson, a slot receiver/running back from Thomas Johnson in Frederick who committed to the Terps in June, pledged to the Nittany Lions last night. The three-star prospect'...
  • OL Tanner Hartman switches commitment from Terps to Penn State

    OL Tanner Hartman switches commitment from Terps to Penn State
    Less than a week after Friendship Collegiate (D.C.) linebacker Yannick Ngakoue reopened his recruitment, the Maryland football program lost another commitment. Tanner Hartman, a 6-foot-4, 250-pound offensive lineman from Liberty Christian Academy in...
  • Giving the Big Ten too much power would be big mistake

    Giving the Big Ten too much power would be big mistake
    In the wake of the biggest scandal in the history of college athletics, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany has gotten a little power hungry. Wednesday morning, a Big Ten official was quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education as saying the league’s...
  • Calvert Hall grad Adrian Amos ready for expanded role in Penn State's defense

    Calvert Hall grad Adrian Amos ready for expanded role in Penn State's defense
    When Adrian Amos arrived at Penn State last summer, veteran cornerback Stephon Morris took the Calvert Hall graduate under his wing. Morris wanted to show him the ropes and how the team's secondary did things, especially since both are from Maryland....
  • Could stiff penalties against Penn State help Maryland football program?

    Could stiff penalties against Penn State help Maryland football program?
    The NCAA is expected to announce signficant penalties against the Penn State football program Monday in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. Several reports suggest that the Nittany Lions won’t become the second program to be...
  • For Harford's Penn State alums, the agony of a scandal and its aftermath

    For Harford's Penn State alums, the agony of a scandal and its aftermath
    Warren Hartenstine, a Havre de Grace resident who was a member of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno's first varsity team in 1966, personally knows all the principals in the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal that led to unprecedented NCAA sanctions being...
  • Five Penn State players from Baltimore considering options after NCAA sanctions

    Five Penn State players from Baltimore considering options after NCAA sanctions
    Penn State has enjoyed a fertile recruiting pipeline into Maryland high school programs during the past decade, and the most recent classes have been no different. But now, the future is unclear for several players from Baltimore who have made State...
  • Williams turned Terps basketball around after sanctions

    Williams turned Terps basketball around after sanctions
    Former Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams can relate to what Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien will likely experience in the aftermath of the sanctions on the Nittany Lions announced Monday by NCAA president Mark Emmert. Williams came to...
  • Terps' sanctions were different, but Gary Williams can relate to Penn State's Bill O'Brien

    Terps' sanctions were different, but Gary Williams can relate to Penn State's Bill O'Brien
    In the spring of 1989, an up-and-coming Division I basketball coach returned to his alma mater, leaving a prestigious job and a burgeoning national reputation behind. The coach was aware that his new program was about to be sanctioned by the NCAA for...
  • Ohio St.-Notre Dame: Who would prevail?

    Irish battle tested Matt Murschel Orlando Sentinel The Buckeyes have one of the more dynamic players in college football in Braxton Miller, a dual-threat quarterback who was second in the Big Ten in total offense this season. His play helped make...
  • State: St. Mary's women upset D-II Wash. Adventist in 3 OTs, 87-82

    Sophie Pruden scored a career-high 23 points to lead the visiting St.Mary's women's basketball team to an 87-82 triple-overtime win over Division II Washington Adventist on Tuesday night. Pruden shot 10-for-19 from the field, grabbed 10 rebounds and...