Articles by Thomas Munson

11/15/17 10:59pm
Penn men's basketball shot out of the gates Wednesday night at the Palestra to beat Navy 66-45 and collect its first win of the young season.
11/07/17 9:37pm
The seniors on Penn men’s basketball have faced their fair share of adversity during their four years in University City. Losing records, a coaching change and transfers are not easy hurdles to clear. But three years later, senior point guard Darnell Foreman and the rest of the class of 2018 lead a team that is a legitimate contender in the Ivy League.
10/18/17 8:07pm
Channeling his inner Bo Schembechler, Penn football coach Ray Priore preached the importance of standing together heading into Saturday’s Ivy League tilt with Yale.
10/09/17 8:29pm
Mills only has six games left before he becomes a full-time engineer. He’ll undoubtedly leave an impact on each one.
09/20/17 10:20pm
During its back-to-back Ivy League title campaigns, Penn football had an answer for nearly every opponent in its path. But the Quakers couldn't solve the Lehigh Mountain Hawks. On Saturday, the two squads will face off again with redemption on the line for the Red and Blue against the defending Patriot League champions.
09/13/17 9:11pm
Watson, the senior receiver out of Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, is more than just a cookie cutter wideout. He’s a playmaker and an offensive weapon who can get the job done in a variety of roles.
04/26/17 7:56pm
That touchdown pass was more than a key play in a regular season game. It was the moment Penn football was put back on the map. It was the moment Alek Torgersen burst onto the scene. And most of all, it was the first glimpse at a potential NFL quarterback.
04/09/17 9:13pm
The sun was shining down on Franklin Field on Sunday afternoon for Penn football’s annual intersquad spring game. Unlike most traditional Division I spring games, the Quakers don’t keep score, but rather simulate realistic in-game situations with full contact and referees.
02/28/17 5:48pm
In every previous season, senior night was the final game that the fourth year players on Penn Men’s basketball would play in the Palestra. But accepting that this weekend is his goodbye to the home crowd is not even on senior forward Matt Howard’s radar.
02/12/17 4:34pm
The floodgates have finally opened. Winless in its first six conference games, Penn men's basketball came out firing on all cylinders this weekend at the Palestra to take down Columbia and Cornell in a sweep of New York’s two Ivy League teams.
02/10/17 10:55pm
Matt Howard has solved Penn men's basketball’s finishing problem. After watching an 11-point lead slip away in the second half, the senior forward was determined to not let another strong start go to waste. Howard hit a clutch three-pointer with eight minutes to play, cutting a brief Columbia lead down to one. But, it was his defensive closing that sealed the game for the Red and Blue as they went on to win 70-62.
02/07/17 10:32pm
Terrell Owens is hands down one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history. Yet, for the second straight year he has failed to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The fact that less than the 80 percent of the 48-person selection committee voted to induct him yet again is a joke.
02/01/17 10:11pm
Harvard (11-6, 3-1 Ivy) has perennially been one of the toughest outs in the Ivy League, and with point guard Syani Chambers back after missing last season with an injury, they are firing on all cylinders again. 
01/18/17 9:03pm
On Saturday afternoon in St. Petersburg Florida Penn senior quarterback Alek Torgersen will continue his quest towards becoming an NFL quarterback when he competes is the prestigious East-West shrine game against other prospects.
11/22/16 11:06pm
Caleb Wood is adjusting nicely to life with Penn basketball. The junior transfer dropped 25 points on eight of twelve shooting in just his third game as a member of the Red and Blue.
11/08/16 12:21am
Tonight, the most important — and divisive — election of our lives is finally coming to close. Politics has dominated conversation and the news for months, and yet, sports have never been a more important part of my life.
10/26/16 12:02am
If at the beginning of 2015 season you told Penn wrestling that they would have an All-American wrestler no one would have blinked.
10/04/16 10:41pm
It may just be Central Connecticut State, but the Quakers, who are reeling after taking down Dartmouth for the first time since 2013, are approaching Saturday’s contest like it’s any other game. “In our progression they’re game number four,” coach Ray Priore said.
09/19/16 12:23am
On Saturday evening, Penn football showed that they are a good Ivy League team, just not a great FCS team.
09/13/16 11:56pm
On the field, Penn football will go as far as Torgersen and Watson can take them.
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04/28/15 9:31pm
As most Penn students celebrate the final day of classes, the majority of people on campus remain aware of the fact that something (read: finals) lurks on the horizon.
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Penn lacrosse dominates Ivy weekly awards

When Penn men’s lacrosse walked away from a road victory in Providence, R.I. over No. 10 Brown, the whole Ivy League took notice.
02/12/15 2:18am
This image of Tarkanian is iconic, but more historic are the achievements the late coach will leave behind at UNLV following his death on Wednesday at the age of 84.
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