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James Franklin, head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions addresses the media on January 11, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Penn State Hires James Franklin As Next Head Football Coach

Penn State made the announcement Saturday, after the school’s compensation committee met to finalize the contract.

01/11/2014

(Bill O'Brien, in file photo.  Credit: Jamie Sabau/ Getty Images)

Penn State Alumni Group Blames Trustees For Loss of Coach O’Brien

The group, Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship, calls it a “leadership issue” caused by the university’s trustees.

01/01/2014

Penn State football coach Bill O'brien file photo (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Reports: Texans Considering Penn State’s O’Brien

The Houston Texans have interviewed Penn State’s Bill O’Brien about their vacant head coaching job and he has emerged as a leading candidate, according to media reports.

12/29/2013

Penn State Coach Patrick Chambers File Photo. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Penn State Rallies Past Mount St. Mary’s 92-82

The Nittany Lions rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to turn away pesky Mount St. Mary’s 92-82 Sunday.

12/22/2013

Forward Donovan Jack File Photo (Credit: Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Penn State Beats Marshall 90-77

Donovan Jack’s 18 points, seven blocked shots and seven rebounds enabled Penn State to race past Marshall 90-77 on Saturday.

12/07/2013

Patrick Chambers File Photo (Credit: Jonathan Daniel)

Penn State Surges Past Longwood 93-67

The Nittany Lions were unstoppable in the second half as they dispatched Longwood 93-67 Sunday.

11/24/2013

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PSU Loses Home Finale To Nebraska 23-20 In OT

Penn State suffered a tough 23-30 loss to the Nebraska Cornhuskers in overtime Saturday.

11/23/2013

La Salle v Ole Miss

La Salle Falls To Penn State 79-72

Donovan Jack scored a career-high 18 points to lead all scorers and pace Penn State to a 79-72 win over LaSalle Tuesday night at the Bryce Jordan Center.

11/19/2013

Tim Frazier File Photo (Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Penn State Collects 83-71 Win Over Penn

Tim Frazier and D.J. Newbill combined to score 48 points to lead Penn State to a 83-71 win over Penn Saturday.

11/16/2013

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Penn State Rolls Over Purdue 45-21 Behind Zwinak

Zach Zwinak ran for three touchdowns and Allen Robinson set Penn State’s single-season receptions mark, leading the Nittany Lions to a 45-21 win over Purdue on Saturday.

11/16/2013

Allen Robinson File Photo (Credit: Jamie Sabau/ Getty Images)

Robinson Breaks Record, But PSU Struggles Again In 24-10 Loss To Minnesota

Allen Robinson broke Bobby Engram’s 18-year-old reception yards record as Penn State fell to Minnesota 24-10.

11/09/2013

(Bill O'Brien, in file photo.  Credit: Jamie Sabau/ Getty Images)

O’Brien Praises Penn State’s Resiliency

For the better part of two years, Bill O’Brien has repeated that he has a roster full of tough, smart, resilient players. It’s almost become a cliché.

11/03/2013

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Hackenberg, Penn State Top Illinois 24-17 In OT

Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter with a 15-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Ryan Keiser sealed the win with an end zone interception, lifting Penn State over Illinois 24-17 on Saturday.

11/02/2013

Quarterback Christian Hackenberg #14 of the Penn State Nittany Lions is sacked in the second quarter by Adolphus Washington #92 of the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium on October 26, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

PSU Manhandled By No. 4 Buckeyes 63-14

It was the most points surrendered by Penn State and its worst beating in 114 years.

10/26/2013

Bill Belton #1 of the Penn State Nittany Lions rushes against Thomas Gordon #30 of the Michigan Wolverines during the game on October 12, 2013 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Penn State Motivated After Huge Win Over Michigan

Penn State played with a renewed sense of purpose and intensity Saturday in their 4OT win against the Wolverines.

10/13/2013

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