(GENE J. PUSKAR -- The Associated Press)
Hackenberg holds key to Saturday's Penn State-Ohio State game

10/22/2014 06:13 PM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio A year after the worst beating in Penn State's highlight-filled history, the Nittany Lions know they need to protect quarterback Christian Hackenberg if they want to avoid another lopsided loss to Ohio State. 
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Penn State receiver Lewis looks to rebound after demotion
10/22/2014 12:59 PM EDT - If Geno Lewis was in James Franklin's doghouse, Penn State's most experienced receiver and his coach have talked it out. Full Story

Larry Johnson 'at peace' with decision to leave Penn State
10/20/2014 09:52 PM EDT - Other than his family, few people knew that Larry Johnson had already made up his mind. He was leaving Penn State. Full Story

Franklin embraces expectations of success at Penn State
10/21/2014 07:34 PM EDT - STATE COLLEGE — Penn State coach James Franklin says one of the biggest challenges he faces in his job is meeting high expectations of a huge fan base. Full Story

Ex-Penn State standout Posluszny will miss rest of NFL season
10/20/2014 02:17 PM EDT - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without leading tackler Paul Posluszny for the rest of the season. Full Story

COLLINS: Penn State makes right move with Sayreville recruit, but not necessarily the easy one
10/19/2014 11:27 PM EDT - Penn State did what it had to do with Myles Hartsfield. It had to turn away. It had to go in a different direction. Full Story

Texans coach O'Brien still cherishes time at Penn State
10/18/2014 10:44 AM EDT - Bill O'Brien might not ever miss all the recruiting, backslapping, fundraising and other ancillary aspects of coaching at the college level. Full Story

PENN STATE NOTEBOOK: Dieffenbach gets closer to return
10/16/2014 12:21 PM EDT - UNIVERSITY PARK — For the second time in three weeks, Penn State's veteran football players wore just jerseys, shorts and helmets and didn't take any contact during Wednesday's practice session inside Holuba Hall. Full Story

Penn State won't raise prices for 2015 football season tickets
10/16/2014 12:23 PM EDT - As Penn State's athletic department climbs out of the rubble of NCAA sanctions, the school has been exploring ways to make up for lost revenue. Full Story

Franklin hopes to solve Penn State's woes during another bye week
10/14/2014 06:29 PM EDT - STATE COLLEGE — Penn State coach James Franklin is spending the season's second October bye week by tempering the team's disappointment with back-to-back losses and dealing with ongoing offensive issues. Full Story

Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge in Pittsburgh. Full Story