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Penn football's 2013 schedule

Thursday, February 28, 2013, 11:54 AM
The Penn football team announced its 2013 football schedule today. As with last season, there will three games against scholarship programs - and that includes the Patriot League this year. The incoming freshman class is the first in the conference's history that has access to merit-based aid. Of... Read more

Video: Big week for Philly college basketball

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 4:00 PM
La Salle visits the Liacouras Center to take on the Temple Owls on Thursday for a Big 5 showdown. CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Daily News' Mike Kern preview this and Villanova vs. Marquette. Read more

Video: Crunch time for La Salle, Temple and Villanova

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 3:06 PM
So here we are in mid-February, and the pressure is really starting to build on local teams hoping to make the NCAA Tournament. Right now, the city has three candidates: La Salle, Temple and Villanova. They've all had roller-coaster seasons, and there are lots of twists and turns yet to come. We... Read more

Live updates: Harvard at Penn

Friday, February 15, 2013, 6:37 PM
Time: 7:00 p.m. Venue: Lavietes Pavilion, Boston, Mass. Radio: WXPN 88.5-FM In addition to updates this game, you'll be able to get live updates and scores from other games across the Ivy League. If you're on a mobile device, click here. Read more

A Valentine's Day essay on the Palestra from former custodian Dan Harrell

Thursday, February 14, 2013, 11:25 AM
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of writing an essay on the Palestra for the Philly Love Notes project. To my great surprise and pleasure, I got an e-mail recently from legendary former Palestra custodian Dan Harrell complimenting the piece. Dan also sent along an essay on the Palestra that he... Read more

Brown coach Mike Martin offers words of encouragement in a rough season for Penn basketball

Sunday, February 10, 2013, 12:45 AM
It would be a stretch to say that Penn's 71-48 rout of Brown at the Palestra on Saturday felt like old times. After all, it was just the Quakers' second win in five conference games so far this year. And the announced crowd of 3,103 only got to what it was because of a ticket promotion for students... Read more

Live updates: Brown at Penn

Saturday, February 9, 2013, 5:44 PM
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST Venue: The Palestra, Philadelphia, Pa. Radio: WFIL 560-AM If you're on a mobile device, click here. Read more

Video: Saint Joseph's big man C.J. Aiken throws down a spectacular slam dunk at Dayton

Thursday, February 7, 2013, 9:14 PM
Although Saint Joseph's lost at Dayton on Wednesday, Hawks big man C.J. Aiken nearly stole the headlines with a spectacular slam dunk early in the second half. If you watched the game on local TV here, you saw it. If not, you might have heard your friends talking about it on Thursday. The St. Joe's... Read more

Video: Mike Kern dissects Temple's recruiting class

Thursday, February 7, 2013, 3:57 PM
Temple head coach Matt Rhule announced that the Owls signed 23 incoming freshmen on National Signing Day. The Daily News' Mike Kern and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss the signings. Read more

Video: Is La Salle the best college hoops team in Philadelphia?

Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 4:49 PM
Is La Salle the best college basketball team in Philadelphia? The Daily News' Mike Kern discusses this, Villanova-DePaul and the NCAA Tournament. 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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