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  • Teel Time: Babcock will be prepared when it's time to replace Beamer at Virginia Tech

    Teel Time: Babcock will be prepared when it's time to replace Beamer at Virginia Tech
    Mere weeks after becoming Virginia Tech’s athletic director, Whit Babcock fired the Hokies’ basketball coach and hired a replacement with more NCAA tournament victories in six seasons than Tech has in its history. But no matter how...
  • Postseason play given back as NCAA accepts new report on Penn State

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. The Nittany Lions scored big Monday as the NCAA accepted recommendations from George Mitchell's latest report on Penn State's progress, restoring postseason play this year and scholarships next year. In his second annual report, issued...
  • Jay Paterno: Recent NCAA resolution "invalidates" Penn State consent decree

    Jay Paterno: Recent NCAA resolution "invalidates" Penn State consent decree
    On Nov. 12, 2011, Jay Paterno arrived at Beaver Stadium wearing his father’s coat. It was the same coat Joe Paterno had worn on the sideline 10 years earlier, when he won his 324th career game (then a record) as Penn State’s head football...
  • NCAA to ease sanctions on Penn State imposed after scandal

    NCAA to ease sanctions on Penn State imposed after scandal
    (Reuters) - The NCAA Executive Committee said on Monday it would ease sanctions imposed in 2012 on Pennsylvania State University's football program as punishment for the school's involvement in the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal. The governing board of...
  • Penn State to honor 1994 'undefeated, national-championship team' Saturday

    Penn State to honor 1994 'undefeated, national-championship team' Saturday
    James Franklin said it clearly once, then repeated his statement, enunciating for effect. "The '94 undefeated, national-championship team." the Penn State coach told reporters after practice Wednesday. Dozens of players from that team are scheduled to...
  • Corbett campaign blasts F&M pollster on Twitter

    For the better part of a year, four different polls have shown Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s approval rating at historic lows for an incumbent. Despite spending millions on campaign commercials this summer, Corbett’s likability among...
  • Jay Paterno on Penn State, NCAA and the 'Paterno Legacy'

    Jay Paterno on Penn State, NCAA and the 'Paterno Legacy'
    On Nov. 12, 2011, Jay Paterno arrived at Beaver Stadium wearing his father's coat. It was the same coat Joe Paterno had worn on the sideline 10 years earlier, when he won his 324th career game (then a record) as Penn State's head football coach. After...
  • NCAA restores Penn State's postseason bowl eligibility, scholarships

    NCAA restores Penn State's postseason bowl eligibility, scholarships
      The NCAA has immediately restored bowl elibility to Penn State, citing the school’s progress in ‘ensuring department functions with integrity,’ and will restore the program to its full scholarship allotment starting in 2015-16. The...
  • Penn State letter urges 'civility' from university community

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. Penn State doesn't want to tell people not to argue, but this week, a letter from dozens within the administration is asking people to fight nice. "For decades, few universities could match the considerate manner in which Penn...
  • For Penn State fans in Ireland, a thrilling finish

    For Penn State fans in Ireland, a thrilling finish
    DUBLIN – As long-time Penn State fan Doug Meisenhelter watched Sam Ficken's game-winning field goal sail through the uprights, a single tear dripped down his cheek. "I've seen the highs and the lows," said Meisenhelter, a York native and Penn...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer signs two-year contract extension

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer signs two-year contract extension
    Frank Beamer turns 68 in October, and his College Football Hall of Fame credentials were long ago secured. But rather than plot retirement and more frequent fleecing of golf partners, Virginia Tech’s iconic coach has signed a two-year contract...
  • Napa Valley Film Festival Sets Lineup in Wake of Quake

    Four days after a 6.0 earthquake hit the region, the 4th annual Napa Valley Film Festival has declared it will go ahead with the event and set its narrative and documentary competition lineups for Nov. 12-16. "Our thoughts are with everyone in the Napa...