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PSU Snapshot: 2000

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 2000 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 5-7 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Louisiana Tech, Purdue, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan State Regular-season losses: USC, Toledo, Pitt, Ohio State, ...

Big Ten teams must learn to win with few fans in the stands

By Larry Lage The Associated Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan’s football players charged out of the Big House tunnel and leaped to touch a banner at midfield, following a tradition that has made 100,000-plus fans roar for decades. With a Michigan Stadium record-low crowd of 615 ...

PSU season snapshot: 1999

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1999 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 10-3 Final ranking: AP No. 11, ESPN/USA Today No. 11 Regular-season wins: Arizona, Akron, Pitt, Miami (Fla.), Indiana, Iowa, Ohio State, Purdue, ...

Franklin seeks more RB production

Following are the highlights of James Franklin’s Tuesday press conference: Saturday’s game: vs. Maryland, 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network) Main storyline Through the opening two weeks of the season, Penn State still has a lot of questions regarding its running back position and its lack of ...

PSU season snapshot: 1998

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1998 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 9-3 Final ranking: AP No. 17, ESPN/USA Today No. 15 Regular-season wins: Southern Miss, Bowling Green, Pitt, Minnesota, Purdue, Illinois, Northwestern, Michigan ...

Wisconsin game gets postponed

The Associated Press 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. School officials announced Tuesday that three more players and two additional staffers ...

PSU season snapshot: 1997

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1997 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 9-3 Final ranking: AP No. 16, USA Today/CNN No. 17 Regular-season wins: Pitt, Temple, Louisville, Illinois, Ohio State, Minnesota, Northwestern, Purdue, ...

Transfer gets clearance to play

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State junior guard Sam Sessoms was approved for an NCAA waiver and will participate in the 2020-21 season for the men’s basketball program. The 6-foot-0, 187-lb guard from Philadelphia was the America East Rookie of the Year as a freshman and ...

Disorganization spooking 0-2 Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK — On Halloween night, in an eerie backdrop under a full moon, with only family and staff dotting cavernous Beaver Stadium, Ohio State was anything but spooked. In fact, the only people scared are the legion of Nittany Nation fans suddenly dealing with an 0-2 start following ...

PSU season snapshot: 1996

Year: 1996 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 11-2 Final ranking: AP No. 7, USA Today/CNN No. 7 Regular-season wins: USC, Louisville, Northern Illinois, Temple, Wisconsin, Purdue, Indiana, Northwestern, Michigan, Michigan State Regular-season losses: Ohio State, Iowa Bowl game: Beat ...

Rudel’s PSU Highs and Lows

UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 38-25 loss to Ohio State on Saturday night at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: Justin Fields pumped and threw a beautiful 49-yard touchdown up the left sideline to Chris Olave, extending Ohio State’s lead to ...

Lion Online — Penn State versus Ohio State

THE OUTCOME Ohio State 38, Penn State 25. No Halloween treats for the Nittany Lions. The Buckeyes bolted to first-half leads of 14-0 and 21-3, and the one time Penn State scored to close within one score, third-ranked Ohio State answered and maintained a two-score comfort zone. OSU ...

Ohio State too much for Nittany Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK -- It didn’t take No. 3 Ohio State long to establish itself as the better team Saturday night at Beaver Stadium. Buckeye receiver Garrett Wilson took a jet sweep on the game’s first play and burst 62 yards almost untouched to the Penn State 13, setting a tone from which the ...

Nittany Lions must keep offense on field, Fields off it

Coming up Saturday: Ohio State (1-0) at Penn State (0-1) Time: 7 p.m. TV: ABC Latest line: Nittany Lions are 11.5 underdogs. If there’s one thing that last week’s loss at Indiana accomplished, it quickly took the shine off tonight’s matchup with Ohio State and the pressure that ...

Cutouts find way into Beaver Stadium

UNIVERSITY PARK — Joe DiPietro came across a German soccer team filling its stands with cardboard cutouts of fans back in June, and thought, “It seemed like a fun idea, let’s test the waters.” Six months later, he feels grateful and inspired by the idea. DiPietro is a founder of ...

PSU season snapshot: 1995

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1995 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 9-3 Final ranking: AP No. 13, UPI No. 12, USA Today/CNN No. 12 Regular-season wins: Texas Tech, Temple, Rutgers, Purdue, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Michigan ...

Ohio natives keep PSU-OSU game in perspective

UNIVERSITY PARK — Whether it’s 2016, when Penn State captured a milestone victory over then-No. 2 Ohio State, or 2020, when the Nittany Lions will welcome the No. 3 Buckeyes on Halloween night to an empty Beaver Stadium, Antonio Shelton doesn’t feel a difference. “I’m just not a ...

PSU snapshot: 1994

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1994 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 12-0 Final ranking: AP No. 2, UPI No. 2, USA Today/CNN No. 2 Regular-season wins: Minnesota, USC, Iowa, Rutgers, Temple, Michigan, Ohio State, Indiana, Illinois, ...

Big Ten football: Virus won’t change wave at Iowa games

By Adam Hensley The Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa — Home football games for the University of Iowa won’t have the same roar and buzz this season because the usual 69,000 fans won’t be there. One beloved tradition will go on uninterrupted. At the end of the first quarter at the ...

PSU snapshot: 1993

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1993 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 10-2 Final ranking: AP No. 8, UPI No. 7, USA Today/CNN No. 7 Regular-season wins: Minnesota, USC, Iowa, Rutgers, Maryland, Indiana, Illinois, Northwestern, Michigan ...