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Archive: October, 2010

The Heisman Trophy comes to Philadelphia

Saturday, October 30, 2010, 9:38 AM
This is a relatively minor item as things go, but I thought it would be an unusual way to start off this week's local college football preview post. The Heisman Trophy Trust is in town today to present the Penn athletic department with one of the eponymous pieces of hardware. It is in honor of the... Read more

Jerome Allen goes on a date with his team

Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 11:31 PM
The Ivy League held its preseason media conference call this afternoon, and also released its preseason media poll. In case you haven't seen the results yet, Princeton was picked as No. 1, gaining 12 of the 17 first-place votes cast. Harvard was second, followed by Cornell, then Penn: 1. Princeton... Read more

Live blog: Penn at Yale football

Saturday, October 23, 2010, 11:58 AM
WEST HAVEN, Conn. - It is a superlative day here at the Yale Bowl. The sun is out, the temperatures are in the 50s, and we've got the game of the week in the Ivy League as Penn's stout defense gets a big test from Yale quarterback Patrick Witt. The transfer from Nebraska is the Ancient Eight's leading... Read more

'Nova football to make Big East decision in December

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 10:25 PM
We have spent a fair amount of time this season talking on here and elsewhere about Villanova's potential move to the Big East for football. I don't think it's sticking my neck out there too much to say that much of the conversation has been based a lot more on speculation than fact. Here's something... Read more

Villanova second in Big East preseason hoops poll

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 10:14 AM
I am not in New York this year because of the baseball playoff schedule, but via the wonder of the Internet we know that Villanova has been picked second in the Big East presason media (whoops - big mistake by me) poll. Pittsburgh, with Philadelphia native Bradley Wanamaker and Chester native Nasir... Read more

Spotlight on Stewart and Szczur

Saturday, October 16, 2010, 7:00 AM
The last time I wrote about Chester Stewart on here, I got roasted for the particular choice of word I used to describe his poor play. Well, I've heard that same word used by a few friends who are Temple alumni and Owls fans over the last few weeks. So this time, I'm going to let you choose the adjective... Read more

Sagarin predictions for today's games

Saturday, October 9, 2010, 7:00 AM
It's a relatively quiet weekend on the local college football scene, as none of the region's Division I teams are playing at home. Temple is at Northern Illinois, Penn is at Bucknell, and Villanova has a bye week. The closest Division I-A home games to us are Penn State's homecoming clash with Illinois... 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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