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Penn State Nittany Lions football: Football team of Penn State University
The Penn State Nittany Lions team represents the Pennsylvania State University in college football. The Nittany Lions compete in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision as a member of the Big Ten Conference, which they joined in 1993 after playing as an Independent from 1892 to 1992.


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Lamar Stevens, on cusp of Penn State scoring record, devastated about NCAA tournament cancellation

Penn State senior Lamar Stevens waited four years to make the NCAA tournament and was seven points shy of becoming school's all-time leading scorer.
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'He's still Superman in our eyes': How ex-Penn State football player fights on despite ALS

Former Penn State team captain and NFL fullback Steve Smith continues in the fight for his life in the quiet and stillness of ALS.
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Ex-football player sues Penn State, claims team hazing included 'I am going to Sandusky you'

Former Penn State football player Isaiah Humphries filed a lawsuit against school Monday, claiming team hazing included, 'I am going to Sandusky you.'
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Winners and losers from Week 13 in college football led by Ohio State, Texas, Baylor

There were highs and lows during Week 13 of the college football seasons. A look at the winners and losers, led by Ohio State and Penn State.
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Jerry Sandusky resentenced to 30 to 60 years

The former Penn State assistant football coach received the same sentence he did in 2012
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New hearing, same sentence for convicted Penn State child molester Jerry Sandusky

A resentencing hearing on Friday for former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky resulted in the same penalty that he received after his 2012 conviction for sexually assaulting teenage boys: 30 to..
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Ohio State previews Penn State game

No. 2 Ohio State players and coaches discuss Saturday's game against No. 9 Penn State. (Nov. 22)  
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Penn State QB Sean Clifford says he 'deleted' social media after death threats

Penn State QB Sean Clifford said he shut down his social media after receiving death threats following his team's lost to Minnesota.
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Chase Young's suspension reduced from four games to two, will play vs. Penn State, Michigan

Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end Chase Young will miss Saturday's game against Rutgers but will return for the rest of the season.
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USA TODAY Sports College football staff picks for Week 11

Week 11 in college football brings an Alabama-LSU clash and Big Ten games with Penn State-Minnesota and Iowa-Wisconsin. Staff picks every Top 25 game.
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Ohio State takes No. 1 spot in College Football Playoff committee's first rankings

The first College Football Playoff rankings have Ohio State leading LSU, Alabama, Penn State and Clemson. The top four teams meet in the semifinals.
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Penn State, Joe Paterno and the Immaculate Reception have stayed with Franco Harris

Franco Harris is almost 50 years removed from Penn State and his Immaculate Reception. But the Hall of Fame running back stayed linked to them.
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Iowa's plan to break its recent Penn State curse? Bring back ex-QB Ricky Stanzi

Iowa wants to break a miniature curse against Penn State. Who better to help than former QB Ricky Stanzi, who went 3-0 against the Nittany Lions?
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Penn State coach James Franklin passionately defends safety Jonathan Sutherland

Penn State safety Jonathan Sutherland received a letter asking him to cut his dreadlocks. Coach James Franklin stood up for his player Tuesday.
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Penn State's rout of Maryland show Nittany Lions capable of making a splash in Big Ten

With its emphatic rout of Maryland, Penn State displayed that it is capable of making a splash in the Big Ten conference this year.
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