Sports

Fan of the People

Franco Harris made one of the most famous plays in NFL history but was better known for how he connected with Penn Staters, Pittsburghers, and everyone else.
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Got That Dawg In Him

Undrafted after one of the greatest careers in Nittany Lion basketball history, Lamar Stevens relied on familiar traits—hustle, toughness, and hard work—to earn an NBA roster spot. Now, he’s solidifying himself as a vital contributor on one of the best young teams in the league.
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A Positive Influence

Linebacker Bani Gbadyu was remembered by teammates for his joyful outlook on life and football.
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Tall Order

Calvin Booth used height, hard work, and quiet ambition to set records in college and carve out a 10-year playing career in the pros. His latest challenge: bringing an NBA title to Denver.
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Hoops History

Former Nittany Lion "Whitey" Von Nieda is the oldest living former NBA player.
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Down Goes Sparty

The Nittany Lions men's basketball team pulled off a stunning 85-76 victory of Michigan State in 2008.
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Q&A: Kara and Regan Nealon

Backyard lacrosse rivals as children, the Penn State seniors and twin sisters prefer playing for the same side.
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Medal Men

Two Penn Staters medal at the Senior World Wrestling Championships in September.
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Pulling Ahead

Former Nittany Lion lineman Matt Stankiewitch is quickly climbing the ranks of indoor rowers.
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Triple Double

Matt Guenter won twice in the 2022 USA National Triathlon Championships.
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Q&A: Max Dean

The 197-pounder went 23-1 last season after transferring from Cornell. He's back this winter looking to defend his NCAA title.
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Brand Central

Penn Staters are working to build a sustainable foundation to support NIL opportunities for athletes.
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Reel Achievement

Two Penn Staters represented the United states at the first international women’s fly fishing competition.
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A New Playbook

Sean Clifford is leading efforts to help student-athletes maximize new opportunities off the field.
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