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Video: 2013 college football preview

Friday, August 30, 2013, 9:01 PM
Jon Tannenwald of and Joe Juliano of the Inquirer sit down to discuss the outlooks for each of the local college football teams for the 2013 season. Read more

Saint Joseph's men's basketball non-conference schedule

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 3:32 PM
St. Joe's has some strong home non-conference games coming up this season. There's also a trip to the Old Spice Classic, whose field is pretty stacked. The other teams are Louisiana State, Butler, Memphis, Oklahoma State, Purdue, Siena and Washington State. Here's the Hawks' full non-conference slate... Read more

College football notes from ESPN’s media day

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 3:57 PM
BRISTOL, Conn. - Every year, ESPN invites a bunch of media types to its headquarters so that they can talk to other media types about things in the media. Part of the event was dedicated to NFL coverage, another part to college football coverage, and the rest to showing off the big new digital studio... Read more

Penn men's basketball 2013-14 schedule unveiled

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 1:18 PM
Earlier this month, we learned Penn's slate of Ivy League games in the coming season. Now we have the full schedule for the 2013 campaign. Here it is: Saturday, November 9: vs. Temple Tuesday, November 12: at Monmouth Sunday, November 16: vs. Penn State Friday, November 22: at Iowa Tuesday, November... Read more

ESPN's College GameDay coming to the Palestra for Temple-La Salle

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 11:19 AM
The day Big 5 fans have long hoped to see is finally coming. ESPN is bringing its "College GameDay" show to the Palestra on Saturday, January 18 for the Temple-La Salle game. That means a two-hour morning show live from 33rd Street: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on ESPNU, and 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on ESPN. The... Read more

Penn basketball set for trip to Italy

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 2:05 PM
The Penn basketball team is headed to Italy on Thursday for a 10-day trip. Before the Quakers left town, Jerome Allen and some of his players chatted with reporters about expectations for the tour, and how things have gone so far this summer. Head coach Jerome Allen Talk about the importance of... Read more

Temple, La Salle in ESPN's college hoops Tip-Off Marathon

Monday, August 12, 2013, 10:06 AM
We already knew that Temple will host Kent State on November 11, and that La Salle will host Quinnipiac on November 12. We now know the tip times for those games - and that both games will be on national television. That's right. Both games will be part of this year's college basketball tip-off marathon... Read more

La Salle men's basketball non-conference schedule unveiled

Thursday, August 8, 2013, 2:55 PM
La salle's non-conference schedule is out. The highlight is a trip to Madison Square Garden on Saturday, December 7 to face Stony Brook. On the Big 5 front, they'll go to Villanova and Penn and host Temple - though that game could be at the Palestra. We already knew La Salle will play Saint Joseph's... Read more

Penn football picked to win Ivy League

Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 10:44 AM
Penn's football team has been picked first in the Ivy League preseason poll, which was released Tuesday morning. The Quakers are going for their third consecutive outright conference title, and their fourth in five years. The former feat has only been accomplished once (Penn from 1984-86), and the... Read more

Penn basketball's Ivy League schedule confirmed

Monday, August 5, 2013, 12:26 PM
Penn hasn't released it's men's basketball schedule yet, but since Princeton has, we now know the Quakers' conference schedule for the coming season. The biggest news items are these: the Tigers will be paying an early visit to the Palestra to start Ivy League play on January 11, and defending champion... 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.

Jonathan Tannenwald Staff Writer
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