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One-on-one with Glen Miller

Wednesday, April 29, 2009, 7:17 PM
This afternoon, I sat down for an exclusive interview with Penn men’s basketball coach Glen Miller. We spent a good 20 minutes looking back at this past season and ahead to next season. I have transcribed the interview for you all to read. I realize that for many of you who are not Penn fans... Read more

The end

Sunday, April 26, 2009, 9:28 AM
And so it's gone again. Whereas this year's NCAA Tournament felt like it lasted a really long time, I feel like this year's Penn Relays went by faster than any I've ever covered. Maybe that sentiment is fitting for a track meet. Regardless, I leave you with one last photo gallery as this blog goes... Read more

Video feature: Jesse Carlin

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 8:03 PM
For being the host institution, Penn doesn't usually make much noise at its namesake Relays. Yes, Max Westman won the Decathlon this year, and there was Brian Chaput in the javelin and Adam Chubb in the high jump a few years back. But in track events, the only notable name from the school I've heard... Read more

Live from the infield

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 3:49 PM
I am going to be on the infield from now through the end of the USA vs. the World races, posting updates in The Paddock via Twitter. I will duck back to the press room to approve your comments when I can, but in the meantime I'm going to move the Paddock chat window up into a blog post to make it easier... Read more

Jamaica boom

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 2:59 PM
Jamaica won the USA vs. the World Sprint Medley Relay in a world record 3:34.56. Full results here. If there's a school you root for, a race result you want to know about or a Penn Relays memory you want to share, leave a comment in The Paddock on the right side of the blog. Read more

Public League Boys 4x400-meter relay photo gallery

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 2:32 PM
Engineering and Science won the race in 3:19.43. The event was contested in two sections, but the results were combined. Full results here. If there's a school you root for, a race result you want to know about or a Penn Relays memory you want to share, leave a comment in The Paddock on the right... Read more

Catholic League Boys 4x400-meter relay photo gallery

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 1:59 PM
Father Judge won the race in 3:24.61. Full results here. If there's a school you root for, a race result you want to know about or a Penn Relays memory you want to share, leave a comment in The Paddock on the right side of the blog. Read more

The Saturday crowd

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 1:25 PM
And it's getting bigger. If there's a school you root for, a race result you want to know about or a Penn Relays memory you want to share, leave a comment in The Paddock on the right side of the blog. Read more

USA vs. the World start lists

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 10:42 AM
Just got a piece of paper with the start lists for the USA vs. the World races. Here are the highlights: - Former 100m sprint world record-holder Asafa Powell will anchor Jamaica's 4x100 team. USA Blue looks to be the stronger of two American squads wint Walter Dix opening, Travis Padgett second,... Read more

Saturday morning

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 8:52 AM
Sitting on press row at Franklin Field, you can definitely tell that something big is going to happen today. Parts of the stands that would be empty at this hour on Thursday or Friday have fans sitting in them, waiting for the big USA vs. the World races this afternoon. And the air is a lot warmer... Read more
About this blog
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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