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The Penn State path to ending a losing streak … Hoosier-style

Penn State has the tools to end their four-game losing streak in Indiana. But will a potential big-play offense take advantage of its best opportunity in weeks?

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What does it mean losing seniors Zach Zwinak, Ryan Keiser?

While the Lions lose on-field leadership with the injuries to Zach Zwinak and Ryan Keiser, younger talents now have their big chance.

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Banged-up Lions have fingers crossed at tailback and cornerback for Wisconsin

Penn State is hoping that Zach Zwinak and Bill Belton will both be healthy and ready for Wisconsin; same for defensive leader Adrian Amos.

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Bill O’Brien and staff won’t change their style to solve defensive woes

Penn State will improve its defense, and its shoddy tackling, by focusing on the little things … not by changing its practice style, said Bill O’Brien.

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Penn State’s Hackenberg, Ficken earn Big Ten honors

True freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg and kicker Sam Ficken enjoyed big days in the uneven victory over Syracuse. The Big Ten honored them today.

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Penn State named “Team of the Week;” Jordan Hill, Sam Ficken tops in Big Ten

While the Lions were named the national team of the week, the Big Ten honored Jordan Hill and Sam Ficken for their efforts against Wisconsin.

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Matt McGloin must be sharp to lead the expected Penn State victory

The heavily-favored Nittany Lions should be able to run wild on Indiana, eventually. But they may need quarterback Matt McGloin to play well to make that happen without a struggle.

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Fera may be kicking and punting on Saturday

Anthony Fera should be back kicking, punting — or even both for Penn State on Saturday. The promising redshirt sophomore missed the opener because of undisclosed off-field problems. But Joe Paterno said this afternoon that Fera expects to return in … Continue reading

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