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Archive: January, 2009

Penn 84, Lafayette 70

Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 12:22 AM
It was, in the grand scheme of things, not all that big a deal as local games go. Sure, last night's Penn-Lafayette game was a matchup of two Schuylkill 16 teams, and it presented the Quakers with a chance to record their first winning streak of the season. But between the Eagles, J.C. Romero, and... Read more

Temple-La Salle tip moved to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 4:10 PM
Just got word from La Salle's athletic department that the start of Sunday's game against Temple has been moved to 8 p.m. in order to avoid conflicting with the Eagles game. The game will still be televised on CBS College Sports. There was no announcement made about whether the game is sold out. I... Read more

Schuylkill 16 Poll Week 8: The invisible hand

Monday, January 5, 2009, 9:48 PM
What do you get for winning two road games since last Tuesday, including a pretty dominant performance against the third-ranked team in last week's Schuylkill 16? You move from eighth place to seventh in this week's poll.. I expected Drexel to make a big jump in this week's rankings after beating St... Read more

Utah 31, Alabama 17

Saturday, January 3, 2009, 12:04 AM
Think of it this way: If college football had a playoff, we wouldn't be able to make fun of the BCS anymore. So I say we keep the BCS just as it is, which will allow us to continue making a mockery of the thing. Anyone out there think the Utes should be voted as national champions by the AP? Personally... 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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Jonathan Tannenwald
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