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MADISON, Wis | Pritzl’s hot hand leads Wisconsin past Penn State 61-57

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As Brevin Prtizl stepped to the foul line with less than 2 seconds left and the game all but won, the chant rained down from the student section: “MVP! MVP!” He promptly missed. It was the only blemish on an otherwise stellar day. Pritzl came off the bench to score 17 … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Pritzl’s hot hand leads Wisconsin past Penn State 61-57

Fewer Women in Real Estate Investing, but Those in the Field Are Wildly Successful

  DALLAS/ JANUARY 22, 2019 (STL.News) Women are underrepresented as real estate investors, yet, when they do invest, they’re very successful. Although there have historically been fewer women in the industry, women have traditionally held the decision-making power when it comes home buying. Now a Dallas entrepreneur is out to empower more women to join … Continue reading Fewer Women in Real Estate Investing, but Those in the Field Are Wildly Successful

Edu News: Penn State mourns passing of philanthropist and arts patron Barbara Palmer

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Jan. 21, 2019 – Barbara Palmer, whose lifetime of philanthropy is evident across Penn State and the Centre region, died peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 20.  She was 93.  Recognized by the University as an honorary alumna in 1987, Palmer was deeply engaged as a donor and a volunteer at the institution … Continue reading Edu News: Penn State mourns passing of philanthropist and arts patron Barbara Palmer

DETROIT | Trailblazing African-American RB Wally Triplett dies at 92

DETROIT  — Wally Triplett, the trailblazing running back who was one of the first African-Americans drafted by an NFL team, has died. He was 92. The Detroit Lions and Penn State announced Triplett’s death Thursday. Triplett was the third African-American selected in the 1949 draft, but he was the first of those draftees to play … Continue reading DETROIT | Trailblazing African-American RB Wally Triplett dies at 92

Alabama-LSU on CBS draws best TV rating of college season

CBS says Alabama-LSU in prime time Saturday drew the best overnight television rating for any college football game this season. The top-ranked Crimson Tide’s 29-0 victory against the Tigers, who came into the game ranked No. 4 in the AP Top 25, earned a 6.7 rating. That was up 81 percent from last season’s 3.7 … Continue reading Alabama-LSU on CBS draws best TV rating of college season

No. 20 Wisconsin is up next in Wildcats’ quest to win West

Here’s what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK Wisconsin at Northwestern Northwestern (4-3) somehow, some way is 4-1 in Big Ten play for the first time since 2000 and a half-game ahead of Wisconsin, Purdue and Iowa in the West. The Wildcats started 1-3 and in the last two … Continue reading No. 20 Wisconsin is up next in Wildcats’ quest to win West

COLUMBUS, Ohio | No. 3 Ohio State pulls away to beat pesky Indiana 49-26

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dwayne Haskins Jr. passed for a career-best 455 yards and six touchdowns and No. 3 Ohio State pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Indiana 49-26 on Saturday. A week after a gritty victory at Penn State, the Buckeyes (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) were forced to work hard by quarterback Peyton … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | No. 3 Ohio State pulls away to beat pesky Indiana 49-26

COLUMBUS,Ohio | That scrutinized bit of Meyer’s OSU contract may be new norm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The investigation of how football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against an assistant has drawn attention to his obligation to report violations of Ohio State’s sexual misconduct policy — a type of specificity becoming increasingly common in college athletic contracts, especially for highly paid coaches who are standard-bearers for their … Continue reading COLUMBUS,Ohio | That scrutinized bit of Meyer’s OSU contract may be new norm

BELLEFONTE, Pa | Penn State frat member gets house arrest over pledge death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State fraternity member who plied a pledge with vodka the night he was fatally injured in a series of falls avoided jail time Tuesday when a judge sentenced him to three months of house arrest. Ryan Burke, who had pleaded guilty to four counts of hazing and five alcohol … Continue reading BELLEFONTE, Pa | Penn State frat member gets house arrest over pledge death

Penn State frat member learns sentence in pledge death case

The first member of a Penn State University fraternity to plead guilty in connection with the death of a pledge after a night of drinking and hazing last year will be sentenced on Tuesday. Ryan Burke will learn his punishment after pleading guilty to four counts of hazing and five alcohol violations. The 21-year-old Scranton … Continue reading Penn State frat member learns sentence in pledge death case

ARLINGTON, Texas | Penn State’s Barkley is best talent, but QBs to lead draft

ARLINGTON, Texas — Saquon Barkley is the best player in this year’s draft. Yet he might not go in the first handful of picks Thursday night. Huh? Blame the desperation to find quarterbacks in great part for the possibility that the Penn State All-America running back could fall well below where his talent, character and … Continue reading ARLINGTON, Texas | Penn State’s Barkley is best talent, but QBs to lead draft

Penn State fraternity members due in court over hazing death,

/March 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Some members of a now-closed Penn State fraternity facing charges over the death of a pledge last year are due back in court on Friday. A preliminary hearing at the courthouse near campus will involve 11 of the 26 young men charged in connection with the February 2017 death of Tim … Continue reading Penn State fraternity members due in court over hazing death,

Some liken Michigan State to Penn State amid abuse scandal

LANSING, Mich./January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Sports doctor Larry Nassar is on his way to prison for the rest of his life for molesting scores of young female athletes, but the scandal is far from over at Michigan State University as victims, lawmakers and a judge demand to know why he wasn’t stopped years ago. … Continue reading Some liken Michigan State to Penn State amid abuse scandal

Penn State running back Saquon Barkley entering NFL draft

STATE COLLEGE, Pa./December 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) —Penn State running back Saquon Barkley is entering the NFL draft. Barkley announced his decision to skip his senior year Sunday, a day after helping Penn State beat Washington in the Fiesta Bowl. In a letter posted to his Instagram account, Barkley thanked Penn State fans, teammates and coaches … Continue reading Penn State running back Saquon Barkley entering NFL draft

Mississippi State names Penn State’s Joe Moorhead next coach

November 29, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) Mississippi State has hired Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead as its football coach, bringing in another up-and-comer who is largely in the mold of previous coach Dan Mullen. The school officially announced the hiring on Wednesday morning. The 44-year-old Moorhead replaces Mullen, who left Starkville, Mississippi, after nine successful seasons to … Continue reading Mississippi State names Penn State’s Joe Moorhead next coach

AP Top 25: Notre Dame, Clemson rise; Ohio St, Penn St tumble – NCAA Football

November 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — NCAA Football:  Notre Dame and Clemson climbed while Ohio State and Penn State tumbled out of the top 10, leaving the latest Associated Press college football poll looking a lot like the College Football Playoff rankings — with one big difference. Alabama remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 on … Continue reading AP Top 25: Notre Dame, Clemson rise; Ohio St, Penn St tumble – NCAA Football

Penn State pay back: No. 2 Nittany Lions beat Michigan 42-13

STATE COLLEGE, Pa./October 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Michigan, Penn State:  The whiteout at Penn State is one of the most mesmerizing scenes in college football. With more than 100,000 fans dressed in white, Beaver Stadium virtually glows as night falls in Happy Valley. Penn State coach James Franklin tells his players to drink in the … Continue reading Penn State pay back: No. 2 Nittany Lions beat Michigan 42-13

No. 4 Penn State beats Iowa 21-19 with TD on final play

IOWA CITY, Iowa/September 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) —Penn State, Iowa:  It was happening like it had so often in the past. A once-sluggish Iowa team had come to life in the fourth quarter at home under the lights, and another top-five opponent was set to go down. Trace McSorley, Juwan Johnson and the resilient Nittany Lions … Continue reading No. 4 Penn State beats Iowa 21-19 with TD on final play

Frat members seek dismissal in Penn State pledge death case

BELLEFONTE, Pa./August 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Lawyers for members of a now-closed Penn State fraternity asked a district judge Wednesday to dismiss some or all of the charges related to a pledge’s death, arguing their clients didn’t act recklessly or maliciously during a night of drinking and hazing. The sixth day of a preliminary hearing … Continue reading Frat members seek dismissal in Penn State pledge death case

Big Ten champ Penn State is overshadowed by Buckeyes, again

August 8, 2017 / (STL.News) – Defending Big 10 champion Penn State returns a Heisman Trophy candidate at running back and a record-setting quarterback, and the Nittany Lions generally are regarded as one of the 10 best teams in the country. They’re not even picked to win their division this season. The Big Ten East … Continue reading Big Ten champ Penn State is overshadowed by Buckeyes, again

Penn State won’t fight $2.4M fine for lax crime reporting

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP)(STL.News) — Penn State said Friday it won’t fight a $2.4 million fine stemming from a five-year federal investigation that found the university repeatedly violated campus crime reporting requirements, including in the case of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, who is now serving decades in prison on child sexual abuse charges. … Continue reading Penn State won’t fight $2.4M fine for lax crime reporting