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Penn State Media Day live stream slated for Saturday

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Nittany Lion football coaches and players meet with the media on Saturday for the team’s preseason Media Day. The team opens practice for its 132nd season presented by PSECU Friday. GoPSUsports.com plays host to extensive media day coverage, including free live ...

Bucknell University announces its 2018-19 wrestling schedule

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LEWISBURG — A Sojka Pavilion visit by Penn State highlights the Bucknell wrestling team’s 2018-19 schedule, released Thursday. The Nittany Lions, winners of seven of the past eight NCAA titles, are set to make their first ever trip to Lewisburg for a 7 p.m. dual on Friday, November 30. ...

Friday’s Crosscutters game postponed, doubleheader today

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WILLIAMSPORT — Friday’s Williamsport Crosscutters vs. West Virginia Black Bears game has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a double header Saturday, August 4 starting at 5:05pm. Game No. 2 will begin approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of Game No. 1. ...

Alumni Shane Ryan set for European Championships

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s swimming alumnus Shane Ryan will compete in the 2018 European Aquatics Championships for Ireland, starting Friday in the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow, Scotland. Ryan, a 2018 national champion and 2016 Olympian for Ireland and an ...

Penn State Women’s Tennis announces fall schedule

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State Women’s Tennis head coach Chris Cagle has announced the Nittany Lions’ 2018 fall slate. Penn State is set to appear in seven different tournaments over five weekends from mid-September to early November. “I am excited about our fall schedule,” Cagle ...

PSU Women’s Volleyball announces BTN schedule

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OSEMONT, Ill. — The Penn State women’s volleyball team set to make at least five appearances on national television in 2018, as announced by the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday afternoon. Penn State will be featured on the Big Ten Network slate on five occasions, with two coming at Rec ...

Scott Baker’s Walkin’ The Sidelines: Ready On Arrival

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Soon, it will be the first day of practice for fall sports athletes. With the opening of the season, there will be excitement for many and unfortunately some dread for others. There will be excitement in seeing the team step onto the field or court for the first time officially. There will ...

Penn State Football embraces mobile ticketing

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UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State season football tickets were delivered across the region and far beyond in mid-July, but some officials anticipate — even hope — that as many as a quarter of blue-and-white fans enter Beaver Stadium without a traditional ticket this season. Penn State plans to ...

Wildcats hire Caldwell as new CM Softball head coach

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MILL HALL — Central Mountain High School announced on Monday that their Lady Wildcats Softball program will have a new head coach entering the 2018-19 school year. Former Bellefonte High School and Penn State-Altoona head coach Fred Caldwell will be taking the reins. CMHS Athletic Director ...

Former Nittany Lions in NFL Training Camp

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UNIVERSITY PARK — A total of 40 Penn State football alumni — the most since 2012 - are populating the training camp rosters of 25 National Football League teams. The Nittany Lions annually are among the top 20 programs nationally in producing players in the NFL. In addition, five former ...

Pirates bolster rotation, add Tampa Bay’s Archer at deadline

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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington remained bullish on his team even after parting with stars Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen in the offseason. Even after a swoon through June wiped out a hot start. Even after his club found itself floundering in early ...

PSU Men’s Soccer announces 2018 schedule time, date changes

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State men’s soccer team has adjusted elements of its 2018 schedule in four games spread across the months of September and October. The Nittany Lions’ match with Villanova at Talen Energy Stadium has been moved to Friday, Sept. 7 at 8 p.m. ET. On Wednesday, ...

With Le’Veon Bell away, Steelers running backs get extra work

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LATROBE, Pa. — Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner knows what to expect. Two-time All-Pro running back Le’Veon Bell is skipping training camp at St. Vincent College for the second straight season because of a contract dispute. Bell’s absence last summer meant Conner saw ...

NL East-leading Phillies add injured Ramos, lefty Loup

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Looking for an offensive boost, the Philadelphia Phillies added an All-Star who may not help them for a while. The NL East-leading Phillies acquired injured catcher Wilson Ramos from the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday for a player to be named or cash. They also got left-hander Aaron Loup from the ...