Welcome to our daily Nittany Notebook. This post will be updated with news frequently throughout the day, so be sure to check back often to stay on top of everything that’s going on with Penn State football and athletics, plus other sports of interest in central PA.
Update: 7:45 p.m.
**PSU product DaQuan Jones placed on the COVID list as Titans deal with outbreak.
Titans placed DT DaQuan Jones, long snapper Beau Brinkley and TE Tommy Hudson on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 29, 2020
DaQuan Jones, Beau Brinkley and Tommy Hudson all were placed on the COVID-19 reserve list after the Titans had three positive tests on Tuesday. https://t.co/B604RPEhAC
— USA TODAY Sports (@usatodaysports) September 29, 2020
Update: 5:40 p.m.
**Good preview of the perennially powerful PSU women’s soccer team.
— Collegian Soccer (@CollegianSoccer) September 29, 2020
Update: 2:20 p.m.
**If you bet on sports at all, hopefully you’ll get to enjoy something like this at some point.
$1,100 on Mahomes as first TD scorer 😳🤯 https://t.co/Ra8gviNKs6
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) September 29, 2020
Update: 12:40 p.m.
**Good stuff here from Greg Pickel of PennLive.com on O-line recruit who decommitted from Louisville and has a Penn State offer.
Penn State recruiting: The Lions offered a now-former Louisville offensive line commit this week. Couple comments from him here: https://t.co/8034VpJ9k2
— Greg Pickel (@GregPickel) September 29, 2020
Update: 11 a.m.
**The Altoona Curve have eight alums playing in the MLB playoffs. Check out the story below to find out who they’re all playing for this postseason.
Still wondering who to root for in the MLB #Postseason ?
Check out which Curve alums are in play for the 2020 World Series.
— Altoona Curve (@AltoonaCurve) September 29, 2020
Update: 9:30 a.m.
**There are many outstanding Penn State alums working in sports media, and one of the best is Dana O’Neil, a senior writer for The Athletic. Dana has an excellent piece today on fabulous basketball broadcaster Doris Burke.
Terrific piece on the great @heydb by @DanaONeilWriter … Very inspiring to see how she continued to work and develop at her craft over the past 25-plus years to earn her way to the top in sports broadcasting. https://t.co/7Cg87MnlcT
— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) September 29, 2020
Update: 9 a.m.
**Let’s start today with a look at some cool photos from the PSU All-Sports Museum. Be sure to follow them on Twitter for a look at some neat PSU history.
— PSUAll-Sports Museum (@PSUSportsMuseum) September 14, 2020
— PSUAll-Sports Museum (@PSUSportsMuseum) September 28, 2020
— PSUAll-Sports Museum (@PSUSportsMuseum) September 22, 2020
Today’s #CollectionSpotlight is a photograph of the 1970-71 @GoPSUsports Women’s Bowling Team.@penn_state Women’s Bowling was a varsity-level sport from 1968 to 1982, w/many successful seasons. pic.twitter.com/PKOgsEPNTj
— PSUAll-Sports Museum (@PSUSportsMuseum) September 29, 2020