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Nittany Lions Men’s Volleyball primed for final home weekend

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The final two matches of the regular season will be played inside the Recreation Building when the Penn State men’s volleyball team hosts Princeton (April 13) and NJIT (April 14) with EIVA Championship seeding on the line. Both matches will begin at 7 p.m., with ...

Woods files entry to play US Open for 1st time since 2015

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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Tiger Woods has filed his entry to play in the U.S. Open for the first time since 2015. The USGA says Woods officially entered on Thursday, four days after he tied for 32nd in the Masters. Even exempt players have to formally enter the U.S. Open. Woods hasn’t played ...

Firestone to host the world’s best players over 50 next year

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Firestone Country Club in Ohio is losing a World Golf Championship and picking up one of the five majors on the PGA Tour Champions. In a pair of announcements in different states Thursday, the PGA Tour said the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tennessee, will become a World Golf ...

Tony Stewart, Ward family settle wrongful death lawsuit

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UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Tony Stewart and the parents of Kevin Ward Jr. have agreed to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family against the former NASCAR champion for his role in the death of their son on a dirt track in New York more than three years ago. Minor stipulations remain to ...

Bour homers, Marlins cool off Pirates in 7-2 win

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By CHRISTOPHER STOCK , Associated Press MIAMI - Justin Bour homered and drove in two runs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Friday night. JB Shuck had a career-high four hits in his first major league game since 2016, and Miguel Rojas added three hits for the ...

Lock Haven University Athletics Midweek Report

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The Lock Haven University Women’s lacrosse team has moved up to No. 23 in this week’s Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches’ Association (IWLCA) Division II national poll. The Bald Eagles were ranked No. 24 in last weeks poll. The Lock Haven University softball team swept the ...

LHU Wrestling ranks 18th in attendance

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LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University wrestling team finished 18th in NCAA Division I attendance. During five home duals meets this past season (2017-18), the Bald Eagles averaged 1,262 fans per match at Thomas Fieldhouse, and in all LHU’s total attendance for the season at home was ...

PSU Football names their Leadership Council

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Head coach James Franklin announced the members of his 2018 Leadership Council, which consists of 24 members of the Penn State football team, today. The Council, which is comprised of 13 seniors, five juniors, three sophomores and three redshirt freshmen, serves as voice for ...

PSU trio named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State football quarterback/holder Billy Fessler (Erie, Pa.), cornerback Grant Haley (Atlanta, Ga.) and linebacker Brandon Smith (Winfield, Pa.) were honored for their accomplishments in the classroom when they were named to the National Football Foundation’s 2018 ...

Temple set to replace Fran Dimphy with former Owl McKie in 2019

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PHILADELPHIA — Fran Dunphy will coach Temple for one more season before stepping down for assistant Aaron McKie to take over in 2019. Dunphy took over for retired Hall of Fame coach John Chaney in 2006 and has led the Owls to seven NCAA Tournaments. The Owls, who play in the American ...

Daniil Kasatkin joins PSU Nittany Lions Class of 2018

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers has added Daniil Kasatkin to the class of 2018 as the 6-7 combination guard has signed his national letter of intent to play for the Nittany Lions. From Ivanovo, Russia, Kasatkin completed his high school career at ...

Penn State Nittany Lions finish out road schedule

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State women’s tennis team will hit the road for the final time this coming weekend, as they take on No. 50 Purdue and Indiana. They will face the Purdue Boilermakers in West Lafayette, Indiana on Friday, Apr. 13 at 3:00 p.m. and the Indiana Hoosiers in ...

Penn State Track and Field: In The Rankings

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UNIVERSITY PARK — With three weeks of outdoor action in the books for Penn State track & field, the Nittany Lions boast performances among the best of the best at the national level and the Big Ten level. Among the nation’s top-25 performances in their respective events, Penn State ...

Villanova guard Jalen Brunson declares for NBA

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VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jalen Brunson, The Associated Press men’s college basketball player of the year, has declared for the NBA draft after winning two national titles at Villanova. The star guard will forego his final season after helping lead the Wildcats to their second national ...