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Yes, the three-point shooting really was that bad

Sunday, November 29, 2009, 1:32 AM
So we finally wrap up one of the longer days in this blog's history. I got to four games and liveblogged three, which is a pretty good haul if I may say so. I've put together postgame audio from the day's basketball action in the player below, and I'm just about ready to finally call it a night. Before... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 12

Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 8:57 PM
I want to run through this quckly so we can get on to other stuff. In addition to the results below, Ursinus beat Kean in the Division III ECAC Southeast Bowl last week, and Delaware Valley will host Albright in the second round of the Division III playoffs on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. 17. Penn State... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 11: More views on Temple football

Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 10:05 PM
WASHINGTON - I have definitely noticed an increase in traffic on the blog on days when I've written about Temple football. Were I not going to be at Franklin Field this Saturday to cover Cornell-Penn for the Inquirer, I would be at the Linc for the Owls' last home game of the season against Kent State... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 10: Heading towards history?

Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 9:35 PM
Let's start tonight by setting out the agenda for the rest of the week. After going to the football coaches' luncheon tomorrow, and I'll post the Spectacle of the Week poll and Top 10 chart on Thursday this week. On Friday, you'll get the season's first edition of the Schuylkill 16 rankings. Then... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 9: Pryor restraint

Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 9:24 PM
There are two big games this week. Penn State hosts a rather underwhelming Ohio State team, with much of the talk centered on Terrelle Pryor's first game at Beaver Stadium with the Buckeyes. At the same time, Villanova travels to FCS No. 1-ranked Richmond in the CAA's game of the year. We can talk... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 8

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 10:40 PM
With all due respect to Penn State, the biggest game of this weekend is probably Temple at Navy. The Owls are a win away from becoming bowl eligible for the first time since they won seven games in 1990. They haven't actually played in a bowl game since beating California, 28-15, in the 1979 Garden... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 7: Villanova in the spotlight

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 7:48 PM
Lots of stuff to talk about today, and we’ll start by looking ahead to tomorrow. Tomorrow is Big East men’s basketball media day at Madison Square Garden, and I’ll be there bright and early to bring you live coverage all day. I’ll also have a few new hoops-related treats to... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 6: Penn State falls again

Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 10:35 PM
A schedule update to start things off. After tomorrow afternoon's football coaches luncheon, I am headed to Washington to cover the U.S.-Costa Rica soccer game for the Inquirer. Many of you have heard by now that star U.S. forward Charlie Davies was seriously injured in a car crash in the early hours... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 5, USA-Honduras TV info

Tuesday, October 6, 2009, 1:01 PM
NOTE: This post has been updated from the original version... Let's start with a bit of housekeeping (with apologies to Dan Levy), because the next few weeks are going to be a bit busy here on the blog. This coming Saturday, I'll be at Franklin Field to cover the Bucknell-Penn football game for the... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 4: Déja vu at Penn?

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 8:40 PM
Okay, let's see here. We have on our hands a local I-AA football team that played at Franklin Field on Sept. 19, employs a spread-option offense and is using two quarterbacks at the moment. Yes, that description now applies to Penn as well as Villanova. I wasn't in Easton this past weekend for the... 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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