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Inside the Huddle with Jim Harbaugh: Penn State week

Inside the Huddle with Jim Harbaugh: Penn State week

In our WXYZ weekly one-on-one chat, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh tells WXYZ sports reporter Justin Rose what he liked most from their win over Illinois, his thoughts on the Wolverines' issues with turnovers, and how they'll prepare to play in Happy Valley at night. Read full article:: Inside the Huddle with Jim Harbaugh: Pen...→

College Football: Where to watch Penn State vs. Iowa, TV channel, live stream and odds

College Football: Where to watch Penn State vs. Iowa, TV channel, live stream and odds

The No. 10 ranked Nittany Lions take their dominant defense to Iowa City as they look to improve to 6-0 against the No. 17 ranked Hawkeyes. Read full article:: College Football: Where to watch Penn St...→

New state football playoff proposal hopes to challenge controversial districting system

New state football playoff proposal hopes to challenge controversial districting system

Twenty-eight schools have signed on in support of a proposal that could serve as an alternative to the controversial districting system that was approved last year and is scheduled to be implemented in 2021.... Under the proposal the playoffs would expand from 32 to 48 teams in each class. There would be an eight-game regular season (and a Week 9 game for non-playoff qualifiers). Schools would continue to form their own conferences and make their Read full article:: New state football playoff proposal hope...→

Ex-Penn State star suggests letter over player's dreadlocks shows some fans yearn for Joe Paterno era

Ex-Penn State star suggests letter over player's dreadlocks shows some fans yearn for Joe Paterno era

Former Penn State football star LaVar Arrington addressed a letter an alumnus of the school wrote to a current player objecting to his dreadlocks.  Read full article:: Ex-Penn State star suggests letter over ...→

Penn State Receives $7.3 Million Grant To Combat Spotted Lanternfly

Penn State Receives $7.3 Million Grant To Combat Spotted Lanternfly

The grant, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, will support a four-year initiative aimed at combating the pest. Read full article:: Penn State Receives $7.3 Million Grant T...→

Penn State Football's Jonathan Sutherland Responds To Letter Criticizing His 'Disgusting' Dreadlocks

Penn State Football's Jonathan Sutherland Responds To Letter Criticizing His 'Disgusting' Dreadlocks

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (CBS) – The Penn State football community is responding after one of their star football players received a letter many are calling racist. The letter addressed to “Jonathan” was shared on Twitter by a teammate.... The writer, who CBS Sports has identified as 1966 alum David Petersen, went on to say he misses when the team had “clean-cut young men.” Read full article:: Penn State Football's Jonathan Sutherlan...→

Ohio State football elevates to scary level all by itself

Ohio State football elevates to scary level all by itself

This isn’t about one performance. It isn’t about one trademark victory. It isn’t about margin of victory. Or strength of schedule. It’s about everything. It’s about being the lone team ranked in th… Read full article:: Ohio State football elevates to scary le...→

Penn State urges football fans to keep spotted lanternfly out of Happy Valley

Penn State urges football fans to keep spotted lanternfly out of Happy Valley

Penn State officials are concerned that football fans traveling to see the Nittany Lions may bring spotted lanternflies along with them to University Park. Read full article:: Penn State urges football fans to keep s...→

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland

Penn State did everything necessary to secure another easy victory over Maryland - passed efficiently, ran effectively and played relentless defense. Read full article:: No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland...→

Charlie Wedemeyer all-star football game changing seasons

Charlie Wedemeyer all-star football game changing seasons

Long-running Santa Clara County high school all-star game will no longer be held during summer. Read full article:: Charlie Wedemeyer all-star football game...→

San Jose State savors historic football victory

San Jose State savors historic football victory

Students at San Jose State University are still savoring their football team’s first-ever win over a SEC team, holding a rally on campus Monday to cheer the team’s success and suddenly … Read full article:: San Jose State savors historic football ...→

AP college football poll: CU Buffs earn votes after win over previously ranked Arizona State

AP college football poll: CU Buffs earn votes after win over previously ranked Arizona State

Wisconsin moved into the top 10 for the first time this season, landing at No. 8 in The Associated Press college football poll after a weekend during which seven ranked teams lost. Read full article:: AP college football poll: CU Buffs earn ...→

Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Player Into a Football Star?

Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Player Into a Football Star?

Jordan Mailata had never played football before the Eagles drafted him last year. Now he has to prove himself in one of the sport’s most technically demanding positions Read full article:: Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Pl...→

AP college football poll: Cal, Arizona State move in to give Pac-12 6 ranked

AP college football poll: Cal, Arizona State move in to give Pac-12 6 ranked

California and Arizona State moved into the AP Top 25 college football poll to give the Pac-12 six ranked teams, the most for the conference in almost four years. Read full article:: AP college football poll: Cal, Arizona S...→

Penn State officials take shirts from players supporting teammate after scathing letter

Penn State officials take shirts from players supporting teammate after scathing letter

Penn State football players wore shirts supporting teammate Jonathan Sutherland before Saturday’s game against Iowa but the shirts were quickly taken away.  Read full article:: Penn State officials take shirts from pl...→

Penn State Football Players Asked to Remove 'We Are' T-Shirt

Penn State Football Players Asked to Remove 'We Are' T-Shirt

Penn State players were asked by team staff to remove T-shirts reading 'Chains, Tattoos, Dreads, & WE ARE' before their game Saturday at No. 17 Iowa. Read full article:: Penn State Football Players Asked to Rem...→

College football: Where to watch Florida State vs. Clemson, TV channel, live stream

College football: Where to watch Florida State vs. Clemson, TV channel, live stream

The two ACC rivals return from a Week 6 bye with Clemson looking for a 21st consecutive win when it hosts the Seminoles. Read full article:: College football: Where to watch Florida...→

Opinion | The Penn State hair letter shows being black and proud is still political

Opinion | The Penn State hair letter shows being black and proud is still political

The "cleanliness" of natural hairstyles worn by black people is not up for real debate. Proximity to whiteness is not actually a proximity to purity. Read full article:: Opinion | The Penn State hair letter sho...→

Penn State women's soccer team to host 'Pumpkin Spice Appreciation Night'

Penn State women's soccer team to host 'Pumpkin Spice Appreciation Night'

If you are someone who lives for everything “pumpkin spice,” then next week’s women’s soccer match between Penn State and Illinois will be what you need to head into the weekend. Read full article:: Penn State women's soccer team to host '...→

Penn State football player receives letter from fan calling his dreadlocks

Penn State football player receives letter from fan calling his dreadlocks "disgusting"

"Don't you have parents or a girlfriend who have told you those shoulder-length dreadlocks look disgusting and are certainly not attractive?" Read full article:: Penn State football player receives lett...→

Penn State players react to letter sent to teammate with dreadlocks

Penn State players react to letter sent to teammate with dreadlocks

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (WTAJ) — A letter sent by a Penn State alum regarding the hair of one of the Penn State football players took social media by storm yesterday evening into this morning. E… Read full article:: Penn State players react to letter sent ...→

When will Saquon Barkley return? Giants star unlikely to play vs. Patriots on Thursday Night Football

When will Saquon Barkley return? Giants star unlikely to play vs. Patriots on Thursday Night Football

The star running back was thought to be in contention for Thursday night's trip to Foxborough but will miss the game. Read full article:: When will Saquon Barkley return? Giants ...→

AP college football poll: Ohio State, Georgia tied at No. 3; Florida to 7th

AP college football poll: Ohio State, Georgia tied at No. 3; Florida to 7th

Ohio State and Georgia are tied at No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, and Florida surged to No. 7 after a big victory. Read full article:: AP college football poll: Ohio State, Ge...→

College Football: Where to watch Utah State vs. LSU, TV channel, live stream and odds

College Football: Where to watch Utah State vs. LSU, TV channel, live stream and odds

LSU looks to extend its winning streak to five games when it hosts the Utah State Aggies on Saturday afternoon. Read full article:: College Football: Where to watch Utah St...→

FOOTBALL: Burfict’s reputation as a ‘dirty’ player goes back to his time at Arizona State

FOOTBALL: Burfict’s reputation as a ‘dirty’ player goes back to his time at Arizona State

When Vontaze Burfict found himself at the center of blame for the Cincinnati Bengals’ playoff meltdown after a costly hit to the head penalty on the final drive against the Pittsburgh Steeler… Read full article:: FOOTBALL: Burfict’s reputation as a ‘dir...→

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland (again) 59-0 | WTOP

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland (again) 59-0 | WTOP

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Penn State did everything necessary to secure another easy victory over Maryland — passed efficiently, ran effectively and played relentless defense. And, as usual… Read full article:: No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland (ag...→

No. 12 Penn State seeks another win in series with Maryland | WTOP

No. 12 Penn State seeks another win in series with Maryland | WTOP

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland first-year coach Mike Locksley has no desire to look into the past before leading the Terrapins into Friday night’s matchup with No. 12 Penn State. Read full article:: No. 12 Penn State seeks another win in s...→

Jackson, Terrapins want to put ‘outlier’ loss behind them as Penn State looms

Jackson, Terrapins want to put ‘outlier’ loss behind them as Penn State looms

Maryland opens its Big Ten schedule Friday night by hosting No. 12 Penn State. The Terrapins expect a packed stadium that could help coach Mike Locksley and his team pull off an upset to get back on track after the Temple loss. Read full article:: Jackson, Terrapins want to put ‘outlier’...→

UCLA football live updates vs. Washington State in Pac-12 opener in Pullman

UCLA football live updates vs. Washington State in Pac-12 opener in Pullman

UCLA football is on the road this weekend in Pullman, hoping to upset 19th-ranked Washington State in the first meeting between the two teams since 2016.... The Cougars have won the last two meetings but the Bruins lead the all-time series with a 40-20-1 record. Read full article:: UCLA football live updates vs. Washingto...→

Terrapins to honor Friedgen at home game against Penn State

Terrapins to honor Friedgen at home game against Penn State

Maryland’s Sept. 27 showdown with Big Ten rival Penn State is shaping up as a homecoming for former Terrapin coaches. Read full article:: Terrapins to honor Friedgen at home game...→

College football: San Jose State edged by Nevada

College football: San Jose State edged by Nevada

The San Jose State Spartans rallied from an early 21-point deficit at Reno to tie the score in the final minutes, but SJSU was denied the Mountain West victory when the Wolf Pack kicked a 40-yard f… Read full article:: College football: San Jose State edged b...→

Football Star Pays for 500 Mammograms to Honor Mom Who Died

Football Star Pays for 500 Mammograms to Honor Mom Who Died

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is still dedicated to fighting breast cancer. The star running back, who played college football at the University of Memphis, started covering the cost... Read full article:: Football Star Pays for 500 Mammograms to...→

Penn State football coach blasts alum letter that criticized player's hair

Penn State football coach blasts alum letter that criticized player's hair

Penn State football player Jonathan Sutherland received a letter from an alum of the school who was critical of his appearance and dreadlocks. Read full article:: Penn State football coach blasts alum le...→

Penn State coach James Franklin blasts letter critical of Jonathan Sutherland’s dreadlocks

Penn State coach James Franklin blasts letter critical of Jonathan Sutherland’s dreadlocks

A Penn State alumnus sent Sutherland a letter saying his "shoulder length dreadlocks look disgusting and are certainly not attractive." Read full article:: Penn State coach James Franklin blasts l...→

Penn State alum calls black player's dreadlocks 'disgusting' in viral letter

Penn State alum calls black player's dreadlocks 'disgusting' in viral letter

“Though the athletes of today are certainly superior to those in my days, we miss the clean-cut young men and women from those days," the fan wrote. Read full article:: Penn State alum calls black player's dre...→

Penn State Responds To Letter Criticizing Football Player's Hair

Penn State Responds To Letter Criticizing Football Player's Hair

Penn State University is responding after one of their star football players received a letter that many are calling racist. Read full article:: Penn State Responds To Letter Criticizin...→

UCLA football live updates vs. Oregon State

UCLA football live updates vs. Oregon State

The UCLA Bruins return to the Rose Bowl, after a two-game road trip to open Pac-12 Conference play, to host the Oregon State Beavers.... Starting quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson has been limited in practice this week after suffering a leg injury against Arizona, but the Bruins are confident redshirt sophomore Austin Burton could be making his first career start. Read full article:: UCLA football live updates vs. Oregon St...→

Fmr. Gopher Football Coach Tracy Claeys Resigns From Washington State After Epic Blown Lead

Fmr. Gopher Football Coach Tracy Claeys Resigns From Washington State After Epic Blown Lead

Washington State defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys has resigned two weeks after the Cougars gave up 50 points in the second half of an epic 67-63 loss to UCLA. Read full article:: Fmr. Gopher Football Coach Tracy Claeys ...→

The Big 10: Clemson survives, Ohio State keeps rising and — hello — here comes Penn State

The Big 10: Clemson survives, Ohio State keeps rising and — hello — here comes Penn State

The nation’s brave pollsters will put the defending national champ in its place — another way of saying Clemson won’t be ranked No. 1 anymore. As if it matters. The Tigers’ road back to the playoff is lined with strawberries, candied flowers and vanilla frosting. It’s still a cakewalk. Read full article:: The Big 10: Clemson survives, Ohio State...→

Md., Penn State fans pregame for Friday night showdown | WTOP

With the Friday Night Lights ready to shine over College Park, Maryland, Terps and Penn State fans prepped for the big showdown. See photos. Read full article:: Md., Penn State fans pregame for Friday ...→

'Stop The Run, Force Maryland To Be Creative' Kevin Carter On The Key For #12 Penn State Against The Terps

'Stop The Run, Force Maryland To Be Creative' Kevin Carter On The Key For #12 Penn State Against The Terps

CBS Sports Network college football analyst Kevin Carter weighs in on the Nittany Lions' biggest key against the Terps on Friday night. Read full article:: 'Stop The Run, Force Maryland To Be Crea...→

Texas high school football star collapses, dies in twin brother’s arms

Texas high school football star collapses, dies in twin brother’s arms

A Texas high school football star collapsed and died in his twin brother’s arms after suffering a suspected heart attack, according to reports. Defensive tackle Deshaud “Dee” Will… Read full article:: Texas high school football star collapse...→

College Football 2019: Where to watch Miami vs. Ohio State, TV channel, live stream and odds

College Football 2019: Where to watch Miami vs. Ohio State, TV channel, live stream and odds

The Buckeyes should move to 4-0 this weekend, when they host Miami in their final nonconference game of the season. Read full article:: College Football 2019: Where to watch Mi...→

Maryland football to honor Friedgen at game vs. Penn State

Maryland football to honor Friedgen at game vs. Penn State

The Maryland Terrapins will honor former football coach Ralph Friedgen on the field during the first half of their next home game, Sept. 27 against Penn State, the program announced. Read full article:: Maryland football to honor Friedgen at g...→

Inside the Huddle with Jim Harbaugh: Penn State week

Inside the Huddle with Jim Harbaugh: Penn State week

In our WXYZ weekly one-on-one chat, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh tells WXYZ sports reporter Justin Rose what he liked most from their win over Illinois, his thoughts on the Wolverines' issues with turnovers, and how they'll prepare to play in Happy Valley at night. Read full article:: Inside the Huddle with Jim Harbaugh: Pen...→

Penn State Football Players Asked to Remove 'We Are' T-Shirt

Penn State Football Players Asked to Remove 'We Are' T-Shirt

Penn State players were asked by team staff to remove T-shirts reading 'Chains, Tattoos, Dreads, & WE ARE' before their game Saturday at No. 17 Iowa. Read full article:: Penn State Football Players Asked to Rem...→

College Football: Where to watch Penn State vs. Iowa, TV channel, live stream and odds

College Football: Where to watch Penn State vs. Iowa, TV channel, live stream and odds

The No. 10 ranked Nittany Lions take their dominant defense to Iowa City as they look to improve to 6-0 against the No. 17 ranked Hawkeyes. Read full article:: College Football: Where to watch Penn St...→

Opinion | The Penn State hair letter shows being black and proud is still political

Opinion | The Penn State hair letter shows being black and proud is still political

The "cleanliness" of natural hairstyles worn by black people is not up for real debate. Proximity to whiteness is not actually a proximity to purity. Read full article:: Opinion | The Penn State hair letter sho...→

Ex-Penn State star suggests letter over player's dreadlocks shows some fans yearn for Joe Paterno era

Ex-Penn State star suggests letter over player's dreadlocks shows some fans yearn for Joe Paterno era

Former Penn State football star LaVar Arrington addressed a letter an alumnus of the school wrote to a current player objecting to his dreadlocks.  Read full article:: Ex-Penn State star suggests letter over ...→

Penn State football coach blasts alum letter that criticized player's hair

Penn State football coach blasts alum letter that criticized player's hair

Penn State football player Jonathan Sutherland received a letter from an alum of the school who was critical of his appearance and dreadlocks. Read full article:: Penn State football coach blasts alum le...→

Penn State football player receives letter from fan calling his dreadlocks

Penn State football player receives letter from fan calling his dreadlocks "disgusting"

"Don't you have parents or a girlfriend who have told you those shoulder-length dreadlocks look disgusting and are certainly not attractive?" Read full article:: Penn State football player receives lett...→

Penn State Football's Jonathan Sutherland Responds To Letter Criticizing His 'Disgusting' Dreadlocks

Penn State Football's Jonathan Sutherland Responds To Letter Criticizing His 'Disgusting' Dreadlocks

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (CBS) – The Penn State football community is responding after one of their star football players received a letter many are calling racist. The letter addressed to “Jonathan” was shared on Twitter by a teammate.... The writer, who CBS Sports has identified as 1966 alum David Petersen, went on to say he misses when the team had “clean-cut young men.” Read full article:: Penn State Football's Jonathan Sutherlan...→

Penn State alum calls black player's dreadlocks 'disgusting' in viral letter

Penn State alum calls black player's dreadlocks 'disgusting' in viral letter

“Though the athletes of today are certainly superior to those in my days, we miss the clean-cut young men and women from those days," the fan wrote. Read full article:: Penn State alum calls black player's dre...→

When will Saquon Barkley return? Giants star unlikely to play vs. Patriots on Thursday Night Football

When will Saquon Barkley return? Giants star unlikely to play vs. Patriots on Thursday Night Football

The star running back was thought to be in contention for Thursday night's trip to Foxborough but will miss the game. Read full article:: When will Saquon Barkley return? Giants ...→

Ohio State football elevates to scary level all by itself

Ohio State football elevates to scary level all by itself

This isn’t about one performance. It isn’t about one trademark victory. It isn’t about margin of victory. Or strength of schedule. It’s about everything. It’s about being the lone team ranked in th… Read full article:: Ohio State football elevates to scary le...→

UCLA football live updates vs. Oregon State

UCLA football live updates vs. Oregon State

The UCLA Bruins return to the Rose Bowl, after a two-game road trip to open Pac-12 Conference play, to host the Oregon State Beavers.... Starting quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson has been limited in practice this week after suffering a leg injury against Arizona, but the Bruins are confident redshirt sophomore Austin Burton could be making his first career start. Read full article:: UCLA football live updates vs. Oregon St...→

College Football: Where to watch Utah State vs. LSU, TV channel, live stream and odds

College Football: Where to watch Utah State vs. LSU, TV channel, live stream and odds

LSU looks to extend its winning streak to five games when it hosts the Utah State Aggies on Saturday afternoon. Read full article:: College Football: Where to watch Utah St...→

Penn State urges football fans to keep spotted lanternfly out of Happy Valley

Penn State urges football fans to keep spotted lanternfly out of Happy Valley

Penn State officials are concerned that football fans traveling to see the Nittany Lions may bring spotted lanternflies along with them to University Park. Read full article:: Penn State urges football fans to keep s...→

The Big 10: Clemson survives, Ohio State keeps rising and — hello — here comes Penn State

The Big 10: Clemson survives, Ohio State keeps rising and — hello — here comes Penn State

The nation’s brave pollsters will put the defending national champ in its place — another way of saying Clemson won’t be ranked No. 1 anymore. As if it matters. The Tigers’ road back to the playoff is lined with strawberries, candied flowers and vanilla frosting. It’s still a cakewalk. Read full article:: The Big 10: Clemson survives, Ohio State...→

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland (again) 59-0 | WTOP

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland (again) 59-0 | WTOP

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Penn State did everything necessary to secure another easy victory over Maryland — passed efficiently, ran effectively and played relentless defense. And, as usual… Read full article:: No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland (ag...→

Charlie Wedemeyer all-star football game changing seasons

Charlie Wedemeyer all-star football game changing seasons

Long-running Santa Clara County high school all-star game will no longer be held during summer. Read full article:: Charlie Wedemeyer all-star football game...→

'Stop The Run, Force Maryland To Be Creative' Kevin Carter On The Key For #12 Penn State Against The Terps

'Stop The Run, Force Maryland To Be Creative' Kevin Carter On The Key For #12 Penn State Against The Terps

CBS Sports Network college football analyst Kevin Carter weighs in on the Nittany Lions' biggest key against the Terps on Friday night. Read full article:: 'Stop The Run, Force Maryland To Be Crea...→

Jackson, Terrapins want to put ‘outlier’ loss behind them as Penn State looms

Jackson, Terrapins want to put ‘outlier’ loss behind them as Penn State looms

Maryland opens its Big Ten schedule Friday night by hosting No. 12 Penn State. The Terrapins expect a packed stadium that could help coach Mike Locksley and his team pull off an upset to get back on track after the Temple loss. Read full article:: Jackson, Terrapins want to put ‘outlier’...→

AP college football poll: CU Buffs earn votes after win over previously ranked Arizona State

AP college football poll: CU Buffs earn votes after win over previously ranked Arizona State

Wisconsin moved into the top 10 for the first time this season, landing at No. 8 in The Associated Press college football poll after a weekend during which seven ranked teams lost. Read full article:: AP college football poll: CU Buffs earn ...→

College Football 2019: Where to watch Miami vs. Ohio State, TV channel, live stream and odds

College Football 2019: Where to watch Miami vs. Ohio State, TV channel, live stream and odds

The Buckeyes should move to 4-0 this weekend, when they host Miami in their final nonconference game of the season. Read full article:: College Football 2019: Where to watch Mi...→

Terrapins to honor Friedgen at home game against Penn State

Terrapins to honor Friedgen at home game against Penn State

Maryland’s Sept. 27 showdown with Big Ten rival Penn State is shaping up as a homecoming for former Terrapin coaches. Read full article:: Terrapins to honor Friedgen at home game...→

AP college football poll: Cal, Arizona State move in to give Pac-12 6 ranked

AP college football poll: Cal, Arizona State move in to give Pac-12 6 ranked

California and Arizona State moved into the AP Top 25 college football poll to give the Pac-12 six ranked teams, the most for the conference in almost four years. Read full article:: AP college football poll: Cal, Arizona S...→

Penn State officials take shirts from players supporting teammate after scathing letter

Penn State officials take shirts from players supporting teammate after scathing letter

Penn State football players wore shirts supporting teammate Jonathan Sutherland before Saturday’s game against Iowa but the shirts were quickly taken away.  Read full article:: Penn State officials take shirts from pl...→

College football: San Jose State edged by Nevada

College football: San Jose State edged by Nevada

The San Jose State Spartans rallied from an early 21-point deficit at Reno to tie the score in the final minutes, but SJSU was denied the Mountain West victory when the Wolf Pack kicked a 40-yard f… Read full article:: College football: San Jose State edged b...→

College football: Where to watch Florida State vs. Clemson, TV channel, live stream

College football: Where to watch Florida State vs. Clemson, TV channel, live stream

The two ACC rivals return from a Week 6 bye with Clemson looking for a 21st consecutive win when it hosts the Seminoles. Read full article:: College football: Where to watch Florida...→

New state football playoff proposal hopes to challenge controversial districting system

New state football playoff proposal hopes to challenge controversial districting system

Twenty-eight schools have signed on in support of a proposal that could serve as an alternative to the controversial districting system that was approved last year and is scheduled to be implemented in 2021.... Under the proposal the playoffs would expand from 32 to 48 teams in each class. There would be an eight-game regular season (and a Week 9 game for non-playoff qualifiers). Schools would continue to form their own conferences and make their Read full article:: New state football playoff proposal hope...→

Football Star Pays for 500 Mammograms to Honor Mom Who Died

Football Star Pays for 500 Mammograms to Honor Mom Who Died

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is still dedicated to fighting breast cancer. The star running back, who played college football at the University of Memphis, started covering the cost... Read full article:: Football Star Pays for 500 Mammograms to...→

Penn State women's soccer team to host 'Pumpkin Spice Appreciation Night'

Penn State women's soccer team to host 'Pumpkin Spice Appreciation Night'

If you are someone who lives for everything “pumpkin spice,” then next week’s women’s soccer match between Penn State and Illinois will be what you need to head into the weekend. Read full article:: Penn State women's soccer team to host '...→

Penn State Receives $7.3 Million Grant To Combat Spotted Lanternfly

Penn State Receives $7.3 Million Grant To Combat Spotted Lanternfly

The grant, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, will support a four-year initiative aimed at combating the pest. Read full article:: Penn State Receives $7.3 Million Grant T...→

Penn State coach James Franklin blasts letter critical of Jonathan Sutherland’s dreadlocks

Penn State coach James Franklin blasts letter critical of Jonathan Sutherland’s dreadlocks

A Penn State alumnus sent Sutherland a letter saying his "shoulder length dreadlocks look disgusting and are certainly not attractive." Read full article:: Penn State coach James Franklin blasts l...→

Penn State players react to letter sent to teammate with dreadlocks

Penn State players react to letter sent to teammate with dreadlocks

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (WTAJ) — A letter sent by a Penn State alum regarding the hair of one of the Penn State football players took social media by storm yesterday evening into this morning. E… Read full article:: Penn State players react to letter sent ...→

Penn State Responds To Letter Criticizing Football Player's Hair

Penn State Responds To Letter Criticizing Football Player's Hair

Penn State University is responding after one of their star football players received a letter that many are calling racist. Read full article:: Penn State Responds To Letter Criticizin...→

AP college football poll: Ohio State, Georgia tied at No. 3; Florida to 7th

AP college football poll: Ohio State, Georgia tied at No. 3; Florida to 7th

Ohio State and Georgia are tied at No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, and Florida surged to No. 7 after a big victory. Read full article:: AP college football poll: Ohio State, Ge...→

Fmr. Gopher Football Coach Tracy Claeys Resigns From Washington State After Epic Blown Lead

Fmr. Gopher Football Coach Tracy Claeys Resigns From Washington State After Epic Blown Lead

Washington State defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys has resigned two weeks after the Cougars gave up 50 points in the second half of an epic 67-63 loss to UCLA. Read full article:: Fmr. Gopher Football Coach Tracy Claeys ...→

FOOTBALL: Burfict’s reputation as a ‘dirty’ player goes back to his time at Arizona State

FOOTBALL: Burfict’s reputation as a ‘dirty’ player goes back to his time at Arizona State

When Vontaze Burfict found himself at the center of blame for the Cincinnati Bengals’ playoff meltdown after a costly hit to the head penalty on the final drive against the Pittsburgh Steeler… Read full article:: FOOTBALL: Burfict’s reputation as a ‘dir...→

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland

Penn State did everything necessary to secure another easy victory over Maryland - passed efficiently, ran effectively and played relentless defense. Read full article:: No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland...→

Md., Penn State fans pregame for Friday night showdown | WTOP

With the Friday Night Lights ready to shine over College Park, Maryland, Terps and Penn State fans prepped for the big showdown. See photos. Read full article:: Md., Penn State fans pregame for Friday ...→

No. 12 Penn State seeks another win in series with Maryland | WTOP

No. 12 Penn State seeks another win in series with Maryland | WTOP

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland first-year coach Mike Locksley has no desire to look into the past before leading the Terrapins into Friday night’s matchup with No. 12 Penn State. Read full article:: No. 12 Penn State seeks another win in s...→

San Jose State savors historic football victory

San Jose State savors historic football victory

Students at San Jose State University are still savoring their football team’s first-ever win over a SEC team, holding a rally on campus Monday to cheer the team’s success and suddenly … Read full article:: San Jose State savors historic football ...→

Texas high school football star collapses, dies in twin brother’s arms

Texas high school football star collapses, dies in twin brother’s arms

A Texas high school football star collapsed and died in his twin brother’s arms after suffering a suspected heart attack, according to reports. Defensive tackle Deshaud “Dee” Will… Read full article:: Texas high school football star collapse...→

UCLA football live updates vs. Washington State in Pac-12 opener in Pullman

UCLA football live updates vs. Washington State in Pac-12 opener in Pullman

UCLA football is on the road this weekend in Pullman, hoping to upset 19th-ranked Washington State in the first meeting between the two teams since 2016.... The Cougars have won the last two meetings but the Bruins lead the all-time series with a 40-20-1 record. Read full article:: UCLA football live updates vs. Washingto...→

Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Player Into a Football Star?

Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Player Into a Football Star?

Jordan Mailata had never played football before the Eagles drafted him last year. Now he has to prove himself in one of the sport’s most technically demanding positions Read full article:: Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Pl...→

Maryland football to honor Friedgen at game vs. Penn State

Maryland football to honor Friedgen at game vs. Penn State

The Maryland Terrapins will honor former football coach Ralph Friedgen on the field during the first half of their next home game, Sept. 27 against Penn State, the program announced. Read full article:: Maryland football to honor Friedgen at g...→

Inside the Huddle with Jim Harbaugh: Penn State week

Inside the Huddle with Jim Harbaugh: Penn State week

In our WXYZ weekly one-on-one chat, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh tells WXYZ sports reporter Justin Rose what he liked most from their win over Illinois, his thoughts on the Wolverines' issues with turnovers, and how they'll prepare to play in Happy Valley at night. Read full article:: Inside the Huddle with Jim Harbaugh: Pen...→

Penn State officials take shirts from players supporting teammate after scathing letter

Penn State officials take shirts from players supporting teammate after scathing letter

Penn State football players wore shirts supporting teammate Jonathan Sutherland before Saturday’s game against Iowa but the shirts were quickly taken away.  Read full article:: Penn State officials take shirts from pl...→

Penn State Football Players Asked to Remove 'We Are' T-Shirt

Penn State Football Players Asked to Remove 'We Are' T-Shirt

Penn State players were asked by team staff to remove T-shirts reading 'Chains, Tattoos, Dreads, & WE ARE' before their game Saturday at No. 17 Iowa. Read full article:: Penn State Football Players Asked to Rem...→

College football: San Jose State edged by Nevada

College football: San Jose State edged by Nevada

The San Jose State Spartans rallied from an early 21-point deficit at Reno to tie the score in the final minutes, but SJSU was denied the Mountain West victory when the Wolf Pack kicked a 40-yard f… Read full article:: College football: San Jose State edged b...→

College Football: Where to watch Penn State vs. Iowa, TV channel, live stream and odds

College Football: Where to watch Penn State vs. Iowa, TV channel, live stream and odds

The No. 10 ranked Nittany Lions take their dominant defense to Iowa City as they look to improve to 6-0 against the No. 17 ranked Hawkeyes. Read full article:: College Football: Where to watch Penn St...→

College football: Where to watch Florida State vs. Clemson, TV channel, live stream

College football: Where to watch Florida State vs. Clemson, TV channel, live stream

The two ACC rivals return from a Week 6 bye with Clemson looking for a 21st consecutive win when it hosts the Seminoles. Read full article:: College football: Where to watch Florida...→

New state football playoff proposal hopes to challenge controversial districting system

New state football playoff proposal hopes to challenge controversial districting system

Twenty-eight schools have signed on in support of a proposal that could serve as an alternative to the controversial districting system that was approved last year and is scheduled to be implemented in 2021.... Under the proposal the playoffs would expand from 32 to 48 teams in each class. There would be an eight-game regular season (and a Week 9 game for non-playoff qualifiers). Schools would continue to form their own conferences and make their Read full article:: New state football playoff proposal hope...→

Opinion | The Penn State hair letter shows being black and proud is still political

Opinion | The Penn State hair letter shows being black and proud is still political

The "cleanliness" of natural hairstyles worn by black people is not up for real debate. Proximity to whiteness is not actually a proximity to purity. Read full article:: Opinion | The Penn State hair letter sho...→

Football Star Pays for 500 Mammograms to Honor Mom Who Died

Football Star Pays for 500 Mammograms to Honor Mom Who Died

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is still dedicated to fighting breast cancer. The star running back, who played college football at the University of Memphis, started covering the cost... Read full article:: Football Star Pays for 500 Mammograms to...→

Ex-Penn State star suggests letter over player's dreadlocks shows some fans yearn for Joe Paterno era

Ex-Penn State star suggests letter over player's dreadlocks shows some fans yearn for Joe Paterno era

Former Penn State football star LaVar Arrington addressed a letter an alumnus of the school wrote to a current player objecting to his dreadlocks.  Read full article:: Ex-Penn State star suggests letter over ...→

Penn State women's soccer team to host 'Pumpkin Spice Appreciation Night'

Penn State women's soccer team to host 'Pumpkin Spice Appreciation Night'

If you are someone who lives for everything “pumpkin spice,” then next week’s women’s soccer match between Penn State and Illinois will be what you need to head into the weekend. Read full article:: Penn State women's soccer team to host '...→

Penn State football coach blasts alum letter that criticized player's hair

Penn State football coach blasts alum letter that criticized player's hair

Penn State football player Jonathan Sutherland received a letter from an alum of the school who was critical of his appearance and dreadlocks. Read full article:: Penn State football coach blasts alum le...→

Penn State Receives $7.3 Million Grant To Combat Spotted Lanternfly

Penn State Receives $7.3 Million Grant To Combat Spotted Lanternfly

The grant, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, will support a four-year initiative aimed at combating the pest. Read full article:: Penn State Receives $7.3 Million Grant T...→

Penn State football player receives letter from fan calling his dreadlocks

Penn State football player receives letter from fan calling his dreadlocks "disgusting"

"Don't you have parents or a girlfriend who have told you those shoulder-length dreadlocks look disgusting and are certainly not attractive?" Read full article:: Penn State football player receives lett...→

Penn State coach James Franklin blasts letter critical of Jonathan Sutherland’s dreadlocks

Penn State coach James Franklin blasts letter critical of Jonathan Sutherland’s dreadlocks

A Penn State alumnus sent Sutherland a letter saying his "shoulder length dreadlocks look disgusting and are certainly not attractive." Read full article:: Penn State coach James Franklin blasts l...→

Penn State Football's Jonathan Sutherland Responds To Letter Criticizing His 'Disgusting' Dreadlocks

Penn State Football's Jonathan Sutherland Responds To Letter Criticizing His 'Disgusting' Dreadlocks

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (CBS) – The Penn State football community is responding after one of their star football players received a letter many are calling racist. The letter addressed to “Jonathan” was shared on Twitter by a teammate.... The writer, who CBS Sports has identified as 1966 alum David Petersen, went on to say he misses when the team had “clean-cut young men.” Read full article:: Penn State Football's Jonathan Sutherlan...→

Penn State players react to letter sent to teammate with dreadlocks

Penn State players react to letter sent to teammate with dreadlocks

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (WTAJ) — A letter sent by a Penn State alum regarding the hair of one of the Penn State football players took social media by storm yesterday evening into this morning. E… Read full article:: Penn State players react to letter sent ...→

Penn State alum calls black player's dreadlocks 'disgusting' in viral letter

Penn State alum calls black player's dreadlocks 'disgusting' in viral letter

“Though the athletes of today are certainly superior to those in my days, we miss the clean-cut young men and women from those days," the fan wrote. Read full article:: Penn State alum calls black player's dre...→

When will Saquon Barkley return? Giants star unlikely to play vs. Patriots on Thursday Night Football

When will Saquon Barkley return? Giants star unlikely to play vs. Patriots on Thursday Night Football

The star running back was thought to be in contention for Thursday night's trip to Foxborough but will miss the game. Read full article:: When will Saquon Barkley return? Giants ...→

Penn State Responds To Letter Criticizing Football Player's Hair

Penn State Responds To Letter Criticizing Football Player's Hair

Penn State University is responding after one of their star football players received a letter that many are calling racist. Read full article:: Penn State Responds To Letter Criticizin...→

Ohio State football elevates to scary level all by itself

Ohio State football elevates to scary level all by itself

This isn’t about one performance. It isn’t about one trademark victory. It isn’t about margin of victory. Or strength of schedule. It’s about everything. It’s about being the lone team ranked in th… Read full article:: Ohio State football elevates to scary le...→

AP college football poll: Ohio State, Georgia tied at No. 3; Florida to 7th

AP college football poll: Ohio State, Georgia tied at No. 3; Florida to 7th

Ohio State and Georgia are tied at No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, and Florida surged to No. 7 after a big victory. Read full article:: AP college football poll: Ohio State, Ge...→

UCLA football live updates vs. Oregon State

UCLA football live updates vs. Oregon State

The UCLA Bruins return to the Rose Bowl, after a two-game road trip to open Pac-12 Conference play, to host the Oregon State Beavers.... Starting quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson has been limited in practice this week after suffering a leg injury against Arizona, but the Bruins are confident redshirt sophomore Austin Burton could be making his first career start. Read full article:: UCLA football live updates vs. Oregon St...→

College Football: Where to watch Utah State vs. LSU, TV channel, live stream and odds

College Football: Where to watch Utah State vs. LSU, TV channel, live stream and odds

LSU looks to extend its winning streak to five games when it hosts the Utah State Aggies on Saturday afternoon. Read full article:: College Football: Where to watch Utah St...→

Fmr. Gopher Football Coach Tracy Claeys Resigns From Washington State After Epic Blown Lead

Fmr. Gopher Football Coach Tracy Claeys Resigns From Washington State After Epic Blown Lead

Washington State defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys has resigned two weeks after the Cougars gave up 50 points in the second half of an epic 67-63 loss to UCLA. Read full article:: Fmr. Gopher Football Coach Tracy Claeys ...→

Penn State urges football fans to keep spotted lanternfly out of Happy Valley

Penn State urges football fans to keep spotted lanternfly out of Happy Valley

Penn State officials are concerned that football fans traveling to see the Nittany Lions may bring spotted lanternflies along with them to University Park. Read full article:: Penn State urges football fans to keep s...→

FOOTBALL: Burfict’s reputation as a ‘dirty’ player goes back to his time at Arizona State

FOOTBALL: Burfict’s reputation as a ‘dirty’ player goes back to his time at Arizona State

When Vontaze Burfict found himself at the center of blame for the Cincinnati Bengals’ playoff meltdown after a costly hit to the head penalty on the final drive against the Pittsburgh Steeler… Read full article:: FOOTBALL: Burfict’s reputation as a ‘dir...→

The Big 10: Clemson survives, Ohio State keeps rising and — hello — here comes Penn State

The Big 10: Clemson survives, Ohio State keeps rising and — hello — here comes Penn State

The nation’s brave pollsters will put the defending national champ in its place — another way of saying Clemson won’t be ranked No. 1 anymore. As if it matters. The Tigers’ road back to the playoff is lined with strawberries, candied flowers and vanilla frosting. It’s still a cakewalk. Read full article:: The Big 10: Clemson survives, Ohio State...→

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland

Penn State did everything necessary to secure another easy victory over Maryland - passed efficiently, ran effectively and played relentless defense. Read full article:: No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland...→

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland (again) 59-0 | WTOP

No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland (again) 59-0 | WTOP

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Penn State did everything necessary to secure another easy victory over Maryland — passed efficiently, ran effectively and played relentless defense. And, as usual… Read full article:: No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland (ag...→

Md., Penn State fans pregame for Friday night showdown | WTOP

With the Friday Night Lights ready to shine over College Park, Maryland, Terps and Penn State fans prepped for the big showdown. See photos. Read full article:: Md., Penn State fans pregame for Friday ...→

Charlie Wedemeyer all-star football game changing seasons

Charlie Wedemeyer all-star football game changing seasons

Long-running Santa Clara County high school all-star game will no longer be held during summer. Read full article:: Charlie Wedemeyer all-star football game...→

No. 12 Penn State seeks another win in series with Maryland | WTOP

No. 12 Penn State seeks another win in series with Maryland | WTOP

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland first-year coach Mike Locksley has no desire to look into the past before leading the Terrapins into Friday night’s matchup with No. 12 Penn State. Read full article:: No. 12 Penn State seeks another win in s...→

'Stop The Run, Force Maryland To Be Creative' Kevin Carter On The Key For #12 Penn State Against The Terps

'Stop The Run, Force Maryland To Be Creative' Kevin Carter On The Key For #12 Penn State Against The Terps

CBS Sports Network college football analyst Kevin Carter weighs in on the Nittany Lions' biggest key against the Terps on Friday night. Read full article:: 'Stop The Run, Force Maryland To Be Crea...→

San Jose State savors historic football victory

San Jose State savors historic football victory

Students at San Jose State University are still savoring their football team’s first-ever win over a SEC team, holding a rally on campus Monday to cheer the team’s success and suddenly … Read full article:: San Jose State savors historic football ...→

Jackson, Terrapins want to put ‘outlier’ loss behind them as Penn State looms

Jackson, Terrapins want to put ‘outlier’ loss behind them as Penn State looms

Maryland opens its Big Ten schedule Friday night by hosting No. 12 Penn State. The Terrapins expect a packed stadium that could help coach Mike Locksley and his team pull off an upset to get back on track after the Temple loss. Read full article:: Jackson, Terrapins want to put ‘outlier’...→

Texas high school football star collapses, dies in twin brother’s arms

Texas high school football star collapses, dies in twin brother’s arms

A Texas high school football star collapsed and died in his twin brother’s arms after suffering a suspected heart attack, according to reports. Defensive tackle Deshaud “Dee” Will… Read full article:: Texas high school football star collapse...→

AP college football poll: CU Buffs earn votes after win over previously ranked Arizona State

AP college football poll: CU Buffs earn votes after win over previously ranked Arizona State

Wisconsin moved into the top 10 for the first time this season, landing at No. 8 in The Associated Press college football poll after a weekend during which seven ranked teams lost. Read full article:: AP college football poll: CU Buffs earn ...→

UCLA football live updates vs. Washington State in Pac-12 opener in Pullman

UCLA football live updates vs. Washington State in Pac-12 opener in Pullman

UCLA football is on the road this weekend in Pullman, hoping to upset 19th-ranked Washington State in the first meeting between the two teams since 2016.... The Cougars have won the last two meetings but the Bruins lead the all-time series with a 40-20-1 record. Read full article:: UCLA football live updates vs. Washingto...→

College Football 2019: Where to watch Miami vs. Ohio State, TV channel, live stream and odds

College Football 2019: Where to watch Miami vs. Ohio State, TV channel, live stream and odds

The Buckeyes should move to 4-0 this weekend, when they host Miami in their final nonconference game of the season. Read full article:: College Football 2019: Where to watch Mi...→

Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Player Into a Football Star?

Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Player Into a Football Star?

Jordan Mailata had never played football before the Eagles drafted him last year. Now he has to prove himself in one of the sport’s most technically demanding positions Read full article:: Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Pl...→

Terrapins to honor Friedgen at home game against Penn State

Terrapins to honor Friedgen at home game against Penn State

Maryland’s Sept. 27 showdown with Big Ten rival Penn State is shaping up as a homecoming for former Terrapin coaches. Read full article:: Terrapins to honor Friedgen at home game...→

Maryland football to honor Friedgen at game vs. Penn State

Maryland football to honor Friedgen at game vs. Penn State

The Maryland Terrapins will honor former football coach Ralph Friedgen on the field during the first half of their next home game, Sept. 27 against Penn State, the program announced. Read full article:: Maryland football to honor Friedgen at g...→

AP college football poll: Cal, Arizona State move in to give Pac-12 6 ranked

AP college football poll: Cal, Arizona State move in to give Pac-12 6 ranked

California and Arizona State moved into the AP Top 25 college football poll to give the Pac-12 six ranked teams, the most for the conference in almost four years. Read full article:: AP college football poll: Cal, Arizona S...→