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Diaz excited to return to defensive roots at Penn State

Dec. 17, 2021 17:41 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Manny Diaz isn’t happy with how his tenure at Miami ended, but the former Hurricanes head coach admits the timing worked out just fine. Fired on Dec. 6 after going 21-15 in three years with Miami, Diaz is already three practices into his new gig as Penn...

Penn State taps ex-Miami coach Diaz as defensive coordinator

Dec. 11, 2021 11:03 AM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Former Miami coach Manny Diaz was hired as defensive coordinator at Penn State less than a week after he was fired by the Hurricanes. Diaz replaces Brent Pry, who left Penn State after eight seasons as coaching the defense to become Virginia Tech’s head...

Penn State hires first woman, person of color to head school

Dec. 09, 2021 12:39 PM EST

The Penn State trustees on Thursday named the University of Louisville’s president Neeli Bendapudi to succeed Eric Barron as the school’s top administrator. The unanimous board vote to hire Bendapudi makes her the first woman and first person of color to serve as the...

Penn State names Neeli Bendapudi as its next president, making her the first woman and person of color to lead school

Dec. 09, 2021 12:01 PM EST
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State names Neeli Bendapudi as its next president, making her the first woman and person of color to lead school.

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Nov. 10, 2021 13:39 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 9 The Wall Street Journal on federal judge's rulings in Ohio opioid trial: The plaintiffs bar has assaulted too many industries to count, but the landmark...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Nov. 10, 2021 09:06 AM EST

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Nov. 8, 2021. Editorial: Infrastructure measure is good for Pennsylvania It’s been 35 years since Ronald Reagan made the comment that “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government,...

POLL ALERT: Alabama jumps to 3rd behind Georgia, Cincinnati; Iowa, Ole Miss into top 10; Iowa State, BYU return; Penn State falls. (CORRECTS: A previous APNewsAlert erroneously reported that Oregon entered top 10. It already was there.)

Oct. 24, 2021 14:06 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Alabama jumps to 3rd behind Georgia, Cincinnati; Iowa, Ole Miss into top 10; Iowa State, BYU return; Penn State falls. (CORRECTS: A previous APNewsAlert erroneously reported that Oregon entered top 10. It already was there.).