For Penn State linebacker Jesse Luketa, returning to State College this month for voluntary workouts during a worldwide pandemic wasn’t a simple as just getting into his vehicle and driving.

After 26 years of teaching and coaching in the Lewisburg School District, Joe Faust said he thought becoming athletic director following the retirement of Mark Temple was a “good fit.”

Over the last few days, members of Penn State’s football staff have taken to Twitter to encourage fans to wear a mask in the hopes of ensuring a somewhat normal football season.

When the coronavirus pandemic ended the high school basketball season in March, neither Gary Grozier nor Justin Beiter expected to be head coaches in the Danville School District.

PHOENIX (AP) — A small group of players, including Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman and Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond, have announced they plan to sit out this season. The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches.

BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, bringing in the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player to help the team move on from three-time MVP Tom Brady, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press.

PINE HALL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina racetrack has lost some partnerships after its owner advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale online days after NASCAR said a noose had been found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, the top series’ only Black driver.

The Indian Golf Club celebrates its 50th anniversary today, as it opened on June 27, 1970, as a nine-hole course. Riden and his father began building the nine holes in 1966 when he was just 14, and the par-35, 2,500-yard course opened four years later.

DANVILLE — While it has taken nearly three months for the professionals to figure out how to get back to baseball, at least one group of Valley players got that chance on Monday night.

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length, putting the sport on track for a combative return to the field amid the coronavirus pandemic.

As I gathered my notepad and cell phone from the car outside of a rustic home along East Valley Road east of Loganton, it felt as though I was about to walk into a scene from a John Grisham book.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation’s largest movie theater chain changed its position on mask-wearing less than a day after the company became a target on social media for saying it would defer to local governments on the issue.

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