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Penn State running back Journey Brown (4) celebrates his third quarter touchdown run against Rutgers during an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., on Nov. 30, 2019. Less than five weeks after pushing football and other fall sports to spring in the name of player safety during the pandemic, the Big Ten conference changed course Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, and said it plans to begin its season the weekend of Oct. 23-24. <br>Barry Reeger/AP

Reverse: Big Ten will try to play fall football after all

Players were pumped. Coaches were stoked. Fan seemed relieved. Even the president was pleased. The Big Ten is going to give fall football a shot after all.

Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo blames Commander-in-Chief's Trophy decision on Pentagon, 'guys that have no idea'

“Whenever you have guys at the Pentagon making football decisions, which to me is crazy,” Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo said.

Air Force will play Army, Navy in football this season

The Falcons' abbreviated schedule includes hosting Navy on Oct. 3 and a trip to West Point, New York, to face Army on Nov. 7.

Anderson, Buchanan lead Army over Louisiana-Monroe 37-7

As was the case in Army's 42-0 season-opening victory over Middle Tennessee State last weekend, attendance at Michie Stadium was limited to just Cadets.

Heart injuries after coronavirus spur call to screen college athletes

Doctors recommend cardiac screening tests for competitive athletes who have recovered from covid-19 after a small study found heart damage in 1 in 7 college sports competitors, including in those whose coronavirus infection caused no obvious symptoms.

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