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Trying to explain Zack Rosen

Thursday, December 8, 2011, 9:00 AM
Not for the first time - and not for the last, I suspect - Zack Rosen's performance was the main talking point after Penn's 69-60 win over Delaware at the Palestra last night. The Quakers guard turned in another outstanding effort, scoring 29 points despite making only one of seven three-point attempts... Read more

Live chat: Penn at Villanova

Saturday, December 3, 2011, 6:53 PM
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST Venue: The Pavilion, Villanova, Pa. Live video: ESPN3.com (Scott Graham and John Celestand) It's been a while since I've done a live chat for a basketball game. With a few big matchups in the days to come, I figured I'd host one for tonight's Big 5 showdown between two of the top... Read more

Video: Penn-Pittsburgh postgame reactions

Saturday, November 26, 2011, 1:17 AM
After Penn's 78-58 loss to Pittsburgh in front of a very pro-Panthers crowd at the Palestra, I asked a few questions of Jerome Allen and Jamie Dixon. Here, Allen talks about the challenges and benefits of playing a team such as Pitt, and Jamie Dixon talks about Zack Rosen's evolution as a player.... Read more

Video: Penn falls to Wagner in Rosen's reunion with former coach Dan Hurley

Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 2:59 AM
Marc Narducci of the Inquirer and Dick Jerardi of the Daily News recap Penn's 71-65 loss to Wagner at the Palestra. The matchup featured a reunion for Quakers guard Zack Rosen, who played for Seahawks head coach Dan Hurley at St. Benedict's High School. (Video by Samantha Corrado/Philly.com) Read more

Video: Chuck Bednarik, Dick Vermeil and Ed Rendell talk about the new Bednarik statue at Franklin Field

Saturday, November 19, 2011, 11:21 PM
I covered the Penn football game for Sunday's Inquirer, and I also wrote a story for the paper about the unveiling of the Chuck Bednarik statue at Franklin Field. There were quite a few big names on hand for the occasion. I talked to Bednarik, Dick Vermeil and Ed Rendell. I'm pretty sure that I don't... Read more

Villanova's Talley trying to avoid distraction from Big East upheaval

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 4:30 PM
I went to the weekly local college football coaches' luncheon this afternoon, mainly on account of the upcoming Villanova-Penn game on Saturday at Franklin Field. The Quakers are looking to beat the Wildcats for literally the first time in a century, while the Wildcats are looking to finally get a... Read more

A win for the home team

Saturday, April 30, 2011, 7:07 PM
It's hard enough for some of us to throw ourselves two meters in the air backwards over a horizontal pole. It's probably a bit more difficult to do it in front of 40,000 fans screaming themselves hoarse in the middle of a USA vs. the World relay. And it's at another level entirely when the best high... Read more

An end-of-the-season Schuylkill 16

Friday, April 8, 2011, 4:35 PM
Now that college basketball has left us for another year, I figured it would be a good idea to give you all one more chance to comment on how the season played out. So here one last edition of the Schuylkill 16. Do you agree with the rankings? Have your say in the comments. 1. Temple, 9 points (9... Read more

Q&A with Ivy League executive director Robin Harris

Friday, March 25, 2011, 1:28 AM
Warning: As happens on here every once in a while, this is a long post. I've been meaning to put it up for some time, but I wasn't able to get it all together until now. Even though we're already halfway through the Sweet 16, allow me to take you back for a moment to the day before Selection Sunday... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 18

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 4:07 PM
As we get set to tip off the NCAA Tournament tonight, here's your take on how the local teams stack up against each other. One last reminder to make your selections in Philly.com's NCAA Tournament Pick'Em contest. You can join the Soft Pretzel Logic readers group by clicking here. 1. Temple, 20 points -... Read more
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