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Rudel: Well-earned ‘ticket’ to retirement

June 26, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — When Bud Meredith began working in the Penn State ticket office 48 years ago, a large section-by-section map of the Beaver Stadium seating plan hung on the wall, and additions and... more »»

 
 
 
Fisher’s heart filled PSU

May 17, 2015 Penn State lost one of the most beloved pieces of its history — one who definitely merits a spot on Mount Nittany’s Mount Rushmore — with the passing of Fran Fisher. more »»

Early 1980s set tone for PSU’s schedule

May 10, 2015 On a day when the Mirror’s topic of discussion is non-conference scheduling, it’s ironic that former University of Georgia coach Vince Dooley was just in town. more »»

Hack back and on (NFL) track

April 19, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The NFL Draft is right around the corner (April 30-May 2), and Christian Hackenberg won’t be in it. more »»

PSU recruiting has changed with the times

February 6, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Joe Paterno used to joke that one of his first press conferences, to preview spring practice, “was probably at the Rathskeller with about three peopl. more »»

NCAA rights its wrong with Penn State

January 17, 2015 The NCAA fell further on its sword Friday with the announcement that it was restoring to Penn State the 112 victories it took away in July 2012 as part of a package of over-the-top sanctions for the... more »»

Rudel: PSU departures underscore transition

January 11, 2015 The number of college football underclassmen bypassing a final season of eligibility to take their chances in the NFL Draft is down considerably since last year. more »»

Penn State report card

December 29, 2014 Following is Neil Rudel’s report card from Penn State’s 31-30 overtime victory over Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday night at Yankee Stadium: POSITION GRADE COMMENT... more »»

Offense helps year end on right note

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — Penn State picked the perfect way and the perfect place to get back in the postseason bowl business. more »»

Bowl gives Lions chance to start 2015

December 27, 2014 NEW?YORK — Is a bowl game the end of one season or the beginning of another? It depends on the season. more »»

MSU-PSU highlights, lowlights

November 30, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Michigan State’s 34-10 victory over Penn State on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: With the Nittany Lions down 13-3 lat... more »»

Rudel: PSU’s Ficken has seen it all

November 29, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Sam Ficken settled onto a blue couch in the Nittany Lions’ players’ lounge at the Lasch Building earlier this week and couldn’t help but shake his head when it was suggested that... more »»

Lions’ low point ‘tough to swallow’

November 23, 2014 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — We’ve now reached the low point of the sanctions era. more »»

Illini series produces (few) moments

November 22, 2014 Some nitpicking as the curtain begins to fall on another regular season: When Penn State joined the Big Ten 21 years ago, it didn’t do so with the idea that the Nittany Nation would forge a memorabl... more »»

Penn State report card

November 17, 2014 Following is Neil Rudel’s report card from Penn State’s 30-13 win over Temple on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: POSITION GRADE COMMENT Quarterback D Hack’s regression continues — 4. more »»

Hackenberg struggling to match his shadow

November 16, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — A not-so-funny thing is happening to the greatest young quarterback in Penn State history. He’s starting to look his age (19). more »»

PSU-Temple highlights, lowlights

November 16, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 30-13 victory over Temple on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: Freshman safety Grant Haley returned an... more »»

Before bowling, Lions need to do one thing

November 15, 2014 Many will be watching today to see if the Nittany Lions can punch their ticket to bowl eligibility, which given the sanctions and the coaching transition would be a significant achievement in that i... more »»

Defense equal to Shoop’s challenge

November 9, 2014 BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Penn State’s defense arrived here with a pair of specific marching orders. more »»

PSU-Indiana highlights, lowlights

November 9, 2014 BLOOMINGTON, Ind. more »»

Commentary: Lions on doorstep of dubious streak without a win

November 8, 2014 The Nittany Lions are venturing into what for them have been seldom-chartered waters. more »»

 
 
 

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Surprising Moroff Curve's first-half MVP

June 28, 2015 At the beginning of the season, the odds of second baseman Max Moroff being named the Curve's first-half MVP would have been between slim and none. more »

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