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Track and field star to be inducted posthumously into Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame

Last Thursday, the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame announced its induction class of 2016. One team and 15 individuals will be inducted — some posthumously.

And in a class that features world boxing champions, NFL Hall of Famers and the 1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers, one induction will be an old Quaker.

George Washington Orton graduated from Penn with a Masters in 1894 and a Ph.D.


A look at men's basketball's Class of 2020

Though the Penn men’s basketball Class of 2020 has been more or less set for a while now, head coach Steve Donahue made things official when he unveiled the newest Quakers last week.

“These young men possess the type of talent and character that good programs are built upon,” the second-year coach said in a statement.


Maria Sharapova to attend Harvard Business School

What do you do when you can’t play the sport you love? Turn your fighting energy towards a different arena: the business world.

On a hiatus from the game of tennis, 29 year-old Maria Sharapova has chosen to attend Harvard Business School for a two-week summer program.





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