Record 65 student-athletes earn winter Academic All-Big Ten accolades

A school record 65 Penn State student-athletes from eight winter teams have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors. The previous mark for the winter sports season was 64 honorees, set in 2013.

Mountain Man, "Carlton" highlight 2014 appearances

Characters from two of television’s most popular shows — one present and one past — will headline this summer’s State College Spikes celebrity appearance schedule. Mountain Man from “Duck Dynasty” will make a return appearance to Medlar Field...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

Lightning netminder Ben Bishop to undergo surgery on injured wrist

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Tampa Bay, FL, United States (4E Sports) – Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop will undergo surgery to repair a torn ligament in his wrist that he sustained before the All-Star break. “I played with a cast on my...
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Ex-Browns QB Kosar: Concussions led to slurred speech, lost TV gig

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Cleveland, OH, United States (4E Sports) – Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar claimed that concussions suffered during his NFL career have resulted in a speech problem that caused his dismissal as commentator for...
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Penn State Scoreboard: Thursday, April 24, 2014

Wednesday’s results Softball: Ohio State 3, Penn State 1; Ohio State 3 Penn State 0 (DH) Today’s schedule Men’s tennis at Big Ten Championships, East Lansing, Mich., TBA Track at Penn Relays, Day 1, Philadelphia, all day Women’s tennis vs. Indiana,...

Michael Phelps: Comeback not about money

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Mesa, AZ, United States (4E Sports) – Bemedalled Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps explained his decision to come out of retirement, saying he’s not doing it for the money but for himself. “I’m doing this for...
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Rafael Nadal books Barcelona Open quarterfinal spot

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Barcelona, Spain (4E Sports) – World No. 1 Rafael Nadal reached the quarterfinal of the $2.55 million Barcelona Open after beating Ivan Dodig, 6-3, 6-3, Thursday at Royal Barcelona Tennis Club. In the next round, Nadal, who...
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Grizzlies guard Mike Conley wins NBA Sportsmanship Award

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter New York, NY, United States (4E Sports) – Memphis Grizzlies playmaker Mike Conley has bagged the NBA Sportsmanship Award, garnering 77 out of 334 first-place votes from fellow players. Conley, the first Grizzlies to receive the...
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Kentucky forward Alex Poythress to return for junior season

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Lexington, KY, United States (4E Sports) – Kentucky announced that forward Alex Poythress will return for his junior season instead of joining the June 26 NBA Draft. “Playing in the NBA has always been a dream of mine, but...
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Corey Kluber tosses complete game as Indians rout Royals

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Cleveland, OH, United States (4E Sports) – Corey Kluber tossed a four-hit complete game while Asdrubal Cabrera and David Murphy knocked in two runs apiece to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 5-1 win over the Kansas City Royals...
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