Kicking off a new era of football at Penn State, with a hope and a prayerState College, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- Penn State's Blue Band formed two lines facing each other and belted out the fight song.
College Football Live: Penn State getting test from OhioFINAL 15 MINUTES AT PENN STATE (2:53 p.m.): Ohio kicker Tyler Weller missed wide right on a 39-yard field goal, and the Bobcats fail to extend their 17-14 lead.
Sue Paterno attends Penn State season openerThe Paterno family has vehemently denied conclusions in former FBI director Louis Freeh's report for Penn State that the Hall of Fame coach and three other school officials concealed allegations against Sandusky, who was convicted in June on 45 ...
Penn State fans show pride, perseverance1, 2012 - As fans gather around Beaver Stadium in anticipation of Saturday's long-awaited season opener, the overall mood around Penn State football is that of pride, perseverance and support. (/Associated Press) Correction: Clarification: E-mail ...
Perseverant fans show Penn State pride, as new Nittany Lions, O'Brien open ...Hours before the official beginning of O'Brien's tenure, tailgaters tossed footballs through the parking lots, set up their cooking stations and readied themselves for the new Nittany Lions' debut.
Penn State football: Without Joe Paterno, a 'new normal'Penn State will start a season without Paterno on the sideline for the first time since 1949, operating under the cloud of college sports' worst scandal.
Trying to Recapture Normal at Penn StateAs Penn State prepared to open its season on Saturday against visiting Ohio, blue and white signs reading "Proud to support Penn State football" hung in the storefront windows of this college town. The signs were often juxtaposed with T-shirts ...
Proud PSU fans show strength, support before debutSTATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - As fans gather around Beaver Stadium in anticipation of Saturday's long-awaited season opener, the overall mood around Penn State football is that of pride, perseverance and support - for both the current and former coach.
Penn State scandal: Where things standThe Penn State football team on Saturday will start its first season since former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was found guilty of sexually abusing 10 boys over 15 years.
Penn State Faces Tough Task of RebuildingBut even those behind this public-relations push say Penn State needs to tread carefully: It shouldn't appear to be trying to bury or minimize the scandal that has surrounded the school since former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was arrested ...
Penn State pep rally opens historic football weekendThe campaign "is a call to action and an invitation to the entire nation to hear our story, visit our community and campus," said David Nevins, a Penn State graduate and real estate management executive. "We are a community that fully understands the ...
Penn State hopes post-Jerry Sandusky scandal era will begin Saturday, but ...STATE COLLEGE, Pa.-- When Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien leads his team out of the tunnel and through a long line of former players at sold-out Beaver Stadium Saturday before the opener against Ohio U., it should signal the start of a new era.
Penn State LB Mauti focuses on footballSTATE COLLEGE - Michael Mauti looked around Beaver Stadium. He gazed toward the tunnel. He nodded toward the then-empty bleachers where more than 100,000 people will come to watch he and his teammates play on Saturday afternoons.
Penn State running diary: Friday Football Eve in Happy Valley11:27 a.m. - After purchasing gifts for the wife and kids, my Dad and I head over to The Corner Room in my continuing tour of established Penn State eateries and pubs. Dad strikes up a conversation with The Corner Room's greeter Emma who informs us ...
Q&A: Central Dauphin grad Derek Day moving his way up Penn State depth chartThe Central Dauphin grad and fifth-year senior passed on opportunities at smaller schools to be a preferred walk-on at PSU, earning himself a scholarship before last season.
National media sees little different about State CollegeMark Blaudschun, Boston Globe, has been coming to Penn State games once or twice a year on average for 25 years: "I was more curious than anything else to see what might be different.
Penn State: Seniors reflect on the past four yearsView full sizePenn State students gather at the gates of Beaver Stadium after spending the night at Nittanyville, the temporary student tent city that springs up next to the stadium the days before home games.
No. 9 Penn State Falls in 2-1 Heartbreaker Against No. 6 ConnecticutDespite taking an early lead in the first period, the No. 9 Penn State field hockey team fell 2-1 in a heartbreaking battle against No.
High schools should heed Penn State messSchool is starting, and the Penn State fallout could have a trickle-down effect on the culture of scholastic sports. In particular, it could serve as a wake-up call for high school coaches, athletic directors, and other administrators around the ...
Penn State-Ohio preview: Bill O'Brien's first game ushers in new eraSTATE COLLEGE, Pa.—It's a game that, based on football merits alone, wouldn't normally be on the radar of most fans around the country.