For a team that finished last season ranked first nationally in rush defense (84.8 yards per game) along with 87 tackles for loss and 30 sacks, both top-30 marks nationally, the goal for 2015 will be to maintain that high level of production. For Penn State’s defense, that starts with the big guys up front.
Eight-ranked men’s volleyball continued its dominant stretch on Friday night in Rec Hall with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-23) win against Princeton, earning its seventh straight victory to remain undefeated in EIVA conference play.
Penn State men’s gymnastics captured its third Big Ten title on its home floor Friday night with a team score of 436.700, narrowly defeating Michigan (434.750) and Illinois (436.100) in front of 1,060 fans in Rec Hall.
Spring football is well underway in Happy Valley, and we’re just three weeks — 21 days — away from the Blue-White Game. With that in mind, it’s time to begin our position previews with Penn State football’s special teams unit before diving into the defense and then finishing with the offense. While there are punters and kick/punt returners to worry about, the most noteworthy battle within the special teams unit falls on one big question: Who can fill Sam Ficken’s big shoes?
At a Philadelphia Flyers Town Hall Meeting, the team’s front office announced intentions to pitch the idea for an outdoor game at Beaver Stadium to the NHL. The game would be in 2017, and yes, it’d be Flyers vs. Penguins.