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New Penn athletic director M. Grace Calhoun settling into job

Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:40 PM
Just over a month ago, M. Grace Calhoun officially succeeded Steve Bilsky as Penn's athletic director. I recently had the chance to sit down with her at her office in Weightman Hall for an exclusive one-on-one interview. Here's the transcript of our conversation. So how have things been so far? Things... Read more

Al Bagnoli eyes future role with Penn after retirement

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 4:08 PM
On Wednesday morning, it became official: Al Bagnoli’s 23rd season as Penn football coach will be his last. But it might not be his last on 33rd Street. It was clear from Bagnoli’s remarks during a press conference at Franklin Field that he’d like to move from the sidelines to the... Read more

Penn football coach Al Bagnoli to retire

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 3:52 PM
Penn football coach Al Bagnoli will retire after the 2014 season, a source with knowledge of the decision confirmed to me Tuesday afternoon. A press conference has been called at Penn's Weightman Hall for 11 a.m. Wednesday morning to make the news official. The Inquirer's Mike Jensen reports that... Read more

Steve Bilsky named Big 5 executive director

Monday, April 14, 2014, 1:25 PM
Even though Penn athletic director Steve Bilsky is retiring at the end of June, he isn't going far. In fact, he isn't even leaving his alma mater's campus. Bilsky will become the executive director of the Philadelphia Big 5 this summer. According to a release from the organization, his role "will... Read more

Frozen Four leaves lasting memories in Philadelphia

Monday, April 14, 2014, 12:50 PM
I was ready for Philadelphia to host the Frozen Four from the moment the city was first awarded the event back in 2010. Those of you who've been reading my blog for a long time might remember that I covered the 2009 edition when it was in D.C. It was one of the most fun college sports spectacles I've... Read more

Live Updates: NCAA Frozen Four

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 3:48 PM
Live updates of the NCAA Frozen Four at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Union faces Boston College at 5 p.m. and North Dakota and Minnesota square off at 8:30 p.m. Read more

2014 NCAA women's basketball tournament TV schedule on ESPN and ESPN2

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 8:25 AM
Here's the complete schedule of games, tip times and broadcasters for this year's NCAA women's basketball tournament. All games will be shown on ESPN or ESPN2, as well as online via WatchESPN.com. Subregional and regional take place Saturday through Tuesday for the first two weeks of the tournament... Read more

2014 CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV NCAA men's basketball tournament TV schedule

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 7:30 PM
Here's the complete schedule of 2014 NCAA tournament games on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV. A few general highlights from CBS and Turner Sports' coverage plan: - The Final Four moves to cable this year, with TBS showing both national semifinals. CBS will still have the championship game. Tip time has... Read more

Villanova to play Maryland in Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 2:43 PM
Villanova fans might want to take December 9 off from work. And maybe the 10th too. ESPN announced Wednesday that the Wildcats will play Maryland at Madison Square Garden in this year's Jimmy V Classic. Whether or not the Terps are that great next season, there should at least be a terrific atmosphere... Read more

Former Penn assistant coach Scott Pera talks about why he left for Rice

Monday, March 31, 2014, 7:51 PM
On Monday, I talked with with former Penn basketball assistant coach Scott Pera about why he's moving to Rice, and about the Quakers program he's leaving behind. I thank him for taking a few minutes out of packing up his life and getting ready to move his family to Houston. What went into the decision... Read more
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Soft Pretzel Logic is Philly.com's college sports blog, with a primary focus on the University of Pennsylvania. You'll also see coverage of the Big 5, other major college sports events in the region, and the annual Penn Relays track and field meet.

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