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Bill Cosby to perform at Palestra after Temple-Penn Big 5 game

Friday, July 19, 2013, 3:41 PM
November 9 was always going to be a big day on 33rd Street. It just got a lot bigger. We already know it's Homecoming weekend at Penn. So what's likely to be the season's biggest crowd will be on hand for the Quakers' football game against Princeton at 12 p.m. There's also the men's basketball season... Read more

Video: Analyzing the 76ers' 2013 NBA draft choices

Friday, June 28, 2013, 1:43 PM
I chatted with Cinesport's Justin Shackil for a few minutes about the 76ers landing Kentucky big man Nerlens Noel and Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams on a busy night at the NBA draft. Read more

Bill Raftery leaves ESPN for Fox; Villanova to visit Butler on New Year's Eve

Thursday, June 27, 2013, 2:13 PM
Fox Sports announced Thursday that renowned college basketball analyst Bill Raftery has left ESPN for Fox Sports. Raftery, who as you all know is a proud La Salle grad, will team up with Gus Johnson to form the lead announcing team on Fox Sports 1's Big East basketball coverage. That should make for... Read more

Temple men's basketball sets non-conference schedule, American conference opponents

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 4:52 PM
Temple's men's basketball program has unveiled the dates for its non-conference games and the breakdown of American Athletic Conference teams it will host and/or visit for the 2013-14 season. The Owls will tip off their campaign on November 9 with a Big 5 game against Penn at the Palestra. Their other... Read more

Penn State to visit Pittsburgh in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 2:13 PM
ESPN released the pairings for next season's ACC-Big Ten Challenge, and the series will feature an all-Pennsylvania showdown between Penn State and Pittsburgh. Pat Chambers' Nittany Lions will visit the Panthers in what should be one of Pitt's first marquee games as a member of the Atlantic Coast... Read more

Video: Penn Relays USA vs. the World recap

Sunday, April 28, 2013, 8:37 AM
After Saturday's USA vs. the World races at the Penn Relays, I got together with the Inquirer's Joe Juliano to recap the afternoon's biggest events at Franklin Field. Read more

Live coverage: Day 3 of the 2013 Penn Relays

Saturday, April 27, 2013, 12:30 AM
It's the biggest day of the weekend at Franklin Field, as stars from the Olympics arrive for the USA vs. the World races. Follow along below for live updates on all of the action. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post comments. Read more

Photos: Up close with the Penn Relays steeplechase

Friday, April 26, 2013, 8:04 PM
I've long been fascinated by the steeplechase at the Penn Relays, and I know I'm not alone. As the sun sets on Thursday night, what's left of the crowd migrates over to the northeast corner of Franklin Field and casts its gaze upon a big pit of water. Over the course of an hour, dozens of runners... Read more

Ivy League launches conference-wide digital broadcast network

Friday, April 26, 2013, 8:29 AM
Ever since conferences started running their own digital video packages, Ivy League fans have wanted in on the action. But for the last few years, Ancient Eight fans have had to pay for each individual school's streaming service. In addition to being a logistical hassle, that could get pretty expensive... Read more

Live coverage: Day 2 of the 2013 Penn Relays

Friday, April 26, 2013, 12:30 AM
Thursday was fun. Let's do it again today, shall we? If there's a result you want to know about or a memory you want to share, come on by and post a comment. We're sure to have plenty to talk about. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post comments. Read more
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Soft Pretzel Logic is'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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