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Penn football picked to win Ivy League

Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 10:44 AM
Penn's football team has been picked first in the Ivy League preseason poll, which was released Tuesday morning. The Quakers are going for their third consecutive outright conference title, and their fourth in five years. The former feat has only been accomplished once (Penn from 1984-86), and the... Read more

Penn basketball's Ivy League schedule confirmed

Monday, August 5, 2013, 12:26 PM
Penn hasn't released it's men's basketball schedule yet, but since Princeton has, we now know the Quakers' conference schedule for the coming season. The biggest news items are these: the Tigers will be paying an early visit to the Palestra to start Ivy League play on January 11, and defending champion... Read more

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

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

Penn's Miles Cartwright, Tony Hicks recognized in Ivy League season honors

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 4:03 PM
Penn guards Miles Cartwright and Tony Hicks were recognized in the conference's season-ending awards, which were announced Wednesday afternoon after a vote of the league's eight head coaches. Cartwright was named to the conference's second team, and Hicks received honorable mention. Here's the full... Read more

Penn football's 2013 schedule

Thursday, February 28, 2013, 11:54 AM
The Penn football team announced its 2013 football schedule today. As with last season, there will three games against scholarship programs - and that includes the Patriot League this year. The incoming freshman class is the first in the conference's history that has access to merit-based aid. Of... Read more

Live updates: Harvard at Penn

Friday, February 15, 2013, 6:37 PM
Time: 7:00 p.m. Venue: Lavietes Pavilion, Boston, Mass. Radio: WXPN 88.5-FM In addition to updates this game, you'll be able to get live updates and scores from other games across the Ivy League. If you're on a mobile device, click here. Read more

A Valentine's Day essay on the Palestra from former custodian Dan Harrell

Thursday, February 14, 2013, 11:25 AM
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of writing an essay on the Palestra for the Philly Love Notes project. To my great surprise and pleasure, I got an e-mail recently from legendary former Palestra custodian Dan Harrell complimenting the piece. Dan also sent along an essay on the Palestra that he... Read more

Brown coach Mike Martin offers words of encouragement in a rough season for Penn basketball

Sunday, February 10, 2013, 12:45 AM
It would be a stretch to say that Penn's 71-48 rout of Brown at the Palestra on Saturday felt like old times. After all, it was just the Quakers' second win in five conference games so far this year. And the announced crowd of 3,103 only got to what it was because of a ticket promotion for students... Read more

Live updates: Brown at Penn

Saturday, February 9, 2013, 5:44 PM
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST Venue: The Palestra, Philadelphia, Pa. Radio: WFIL 560-AM If you're on a mobile device, click here. 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.

Reach Jonathan at jtannenwald@phillynews.com or 215-854-2330.

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