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Big Ten coaches expect bumpy ride this weekend

Almost here Penn State opens its season on Saturday at Indiana at 3:30 p.m. on Fox Sports 1. The Associated Press The Big Ten will start playing football at what normally would be midseason. Don’t expect the teams to be in midseason form. The pandemic limited or eliminated most ...

PSU snapshot: 1988

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1988 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 5-6 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Virginia, Boston College, Temple, Cincinnati, Maryland Regular-season losses: Rutgers, Syracuse, Alabama, West ...

PSU Point/Counterpoint: What would constitute a successful season?

What would constitute a successful season? Neil Rudel Playing field just may be more level than usual The coronavirus pandemic, of course, has adjusted all of our perspectives, and although sports is a welcome outlet, we’re obviously still more concerned about everything else — the ...

Chambers resigns from his position

The Associated Press Penn State’s Pat Chambers has resigned following an internal investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct by the Nittany Lions’ basketball coach. Chambers, 49, had been at the school for nine years and was coming off the team’s best season under his ...

PSU Season Snapshot: 1987

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1987 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 8-4 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Boston College, Temple, Rutgers, West Virginia, Maryland, Notre Dame Regular-season ...

Brown’s ‘journey’ at PSU may be over

Following are the highlights of James Franklin’s Tuesday press conference: Saturday’s game: At Indiana, 3:30 p.m., Fox Sports1 Main storyline: Franklin confirmed projected starting tailback Journey Brown could “potentially” miss the entire season due to a medical condition he’s ...

PSU Snapshot: 1986

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1986 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 12-0 Final ranking: AP No. 1, UPI No. 1 Regular-season wins: Temple, Boston College, East Carolina, Rutgers, Cincinnati, Syracuse, Alabama, West Virginia, Maryland, ...

PSU’s Journey Brown may miss season

With Penn State's opener five days away, the Nittany Lions are dealing with a significant development that leaves a major void on offense. Running back Journey Brown, who emerged as the top tailback in the program last year and rushed for 202 yards in the Cotton Bowl, could miss the entire ...

PSU snapshot: 1985

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1985 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 11-1 Final ranking: AP No. 3, UPI No. 3 Regular-season wins: Maryland, Temple, East Carolina, Rutgers, Alabama, Syracuse, West Virginia, Boston College, Cincinnati, ...

PSU season snapshot: 1984

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1984 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 6-5 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Rutgers, Iowa, William & Mary, Maryland, Syracuse, Boston College Regular-season losses: Texas, Alabama, West ...

PSU snapshot: 1982

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1982 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 11-1 Final ranking: AP No. 1, UPI No. 1 Regular-season wins: Temple, Maryland, Rutgers, Nebraska, Syracuse, West Virginia, Boston College, N.C. State, Notre Dame, ...

Big Ten football nearing the starting line

Almost here Penn State opens at Indiana next Saturday, Oct. 24, at 3:30 p.m. The game will air on Fox Sports 1. The Associated Press The wait is almost over for the Big Ten. The ACC, Big 12 and SEC have been playing anywhere from three to five weeks amid the pandemic, and all the players ...

PSU season snapshot: 1981

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1981 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 10-2 Final ranking: AP No. 3, UPI No. 3 Regular-season wins: Cincinnati, Nebraska, Temple, Boston College, Syracuse, West Virginia, N.C. State, Notre Dame, ...

PSU snapshot: 1980

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1980 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 10-2 Final ranking: AP No. 8, UPI No. 8 Regular-season wins: Colgate, Texas A&M, Missouri, Maryland, Syracuse, West Virginia, Miami (Fla.), N.C. State, ...

PSU season snapshot: 1979

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1979 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 8-4 Final ranking: AP No. 20, UPI No. 18 Regular-season wins: Rutgers, Maryland, Army, Syracuse, West Virginia, N.C. State, Temple Regular-season losses: Texas ...

Lions get afternoon kickoff

From Mirror, wire reports UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State football team will open the 2020 campaign on Oct. 24 at Indiana to face the Hoosiers for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff on Fox Sports 1. The game will also be available on the Penn State Sports Network and GoPSUsports.com. The Nittany ...

PSU season shapshot: 1978

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1978 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 11-1 Final ranking: AP No. 4, UPI No. 4 Regular-season wins: Temple, Rutgers, Ohio State, SMU, TCU, Kentucky, Syracuse, West Virginia, Maryland, N.C. State, Pitt Bowl ...

PSU e-newsletter to debut this fall

Penn State football fans will have an additional online option this fall. The Mirror’s new e-newsletter — called “Lion Online” — will be distributed by email directly to your inbox every week on Sunday. The newsletter will focus on analysis of Saturday’s game, and a version of ...

PSU season snapshot: 1977

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1977 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 11-1 Final ranking: AP No. 5, UPI No. 4 Regular-season wins: Rutgers, Houston, Maryland, Utah State, Syracuse, West Virginia, Miami (Fla.), N.C. State, Temple, ...

PSU snapshot: 1976

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1976 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 7-5 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Stanford, Army, Syracuse, West Virginia, Temple, N.C. State, Miami (Fla.) Regular-season losses: Ohio State, Iowa, ...