STATE COLLEGE — Penn State's men's basketball season opener scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed because of COVID-19 concerns.
STATE COLLEGE – Maryland, announced a pause in team activities in response to a COVID-19 within the football program.
Wisconsin has canceled Saturday's home game against Purdue, the second straight game the 10th-ranked Badgers have called off as COVID-19 cases within their team continue to rise.
Clemson is the preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25, a poll featuring nine Big Ten and Pac-12 teams that gives a glimpse at what has already been taken by the pandemic from an uncertain college football season.
STATE COLLEGE – James Franklin said he understands the Big Ten’s decision to postpone the 2020 football season was made with the physical well-being of his players in mind.
STATE COLLEGE – Penn State athletics on Wednesday released its bi-weekly COVID-19 testing results and reported no new cases among Nittany Lions student-athletes.
STATE COLLEGE – Penn State football players stood in solidarity on social media Tuesday afternoon after learning that there would be no fall sports season in the Big Ten.
STATE COLLEGE – Penn State football coach James Franklin on Tuesday advocated for the Big Ten and college football to postpone the 2020 season rather than a full cancelation.
The Big Ten is on the verge of canceling football this fall, a historic move in the midst of a global COVID-19 pandemic that has infected more than 5 million people and claimed more than 160,000 lives in the United States.
STATE COLLEGE – NCAA-affiliated schools will have to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines created by the NCAA Board of Governors to compete athletically this fall.
STATE COLLEGE – Football is inching closer to starting. The Big Ten Conference on Wednesday announced a 10-game, league-only schedule for its 14 programs. Penn State hosts Northwestern on Sept. 5 in the Nittany Lions’ season opener.
STATE COLLEGE – Penn State All-America linebacker and reigning Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year Micah Parsons will reportedly sit out the 2020 season because of coronavirus concerns, according to Yahoo Sports’ Eric Edholm.
STATE COLLEGE — Eight Penn State student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 and 66 student-athletes’ tests are pending, according to the latest coronavirus update from Penn State athletics.
STATE COLLEGE – Former Penn State basketball player Rasir Bolton on Monday said he transferred from the program after head coach Pat Chambers referenced a noose during a conversation between the two in early 2019.
STATE COLLEGE – Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said Wednesday that season ticket holders could be the only fans in Beaver Stadium for Penn State football games this fall.
STATE COLLEGE — Although Penn State coach James Franklin will be surrounded by his Nittany Lions football family this fall, he’ll be apart from the three family members who are closest to him.
Three Penn State All-Americans along with a player and coach who helped turn Bloomsburg University into a Division II power were among more than 200 players and coaches on the The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame ballot.
STATE COLLEGE — For the first time in nearly three months, Penn State football players returned to the Holuba Hall indoor football complex for the start of voluntary workouts on Monday.
STATE COLLEGE – After playing his first two seasons under two wide receivers coaches, Penn State rising junior wideout Jahan Dotson is encouraged by his early interactions with Taylor Stubblefield, his third position coach in as many seasons.
STATE COLLEGE – Seventy-five Penn State football student-athletes returned to campus on Monday ahead of the Nittany Lions’ June 15 voluntary workouts.
STATE COLLEGE – Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford and his brother, Liam, won’t officially be reunited in State College until the 2021 season, but the sibling duo is using its time together this spring to work on its chemistry.
STATE COLLEGE – Miles away from State College, Penn State defensive tackle PJ Mustipher stood in solidarity with teammate CJ Thorpe on Sunday as Thorpe shared his experiences as an African American during Sunday’s “Justice for George Floyd Rally.”
STATE COLLEGE – According to Penn State tight end Pat Freiermuth, Nittany Lions coach James Franklin and his staff implement forms of adversity throughout parts of the year to test the players’ mental stamina and focus.
While his son is a big, strong college football player, Artrell Hawkins Jr. knows size and strength won’t protect the young man from every danger he might encounter.
STATE COLLEGE – First-year Penn State offensive line coach Phil Trautwein last week shared just how crucial it is to have the assistance and buy-in from veteran offensive linemen Michal Menet and Will Fries.
Back in December, Penn State held a media availability shortly after the Nittany Lions secured their final official commitment from the class of 2020. With the 27-member class complete, coach James Franklin spoke to reporters about the group.
The Big Ten is comprised of 14 teams, and the conference spans from Nebraska to New Jersey. Each state has its own set of coronavirus-related regulations handed down to state and local health officials.