Articles by Tom Nowlan

03/20/17 12:18pm
Led by established veterans Mike Reitcheck and Jake Cousins, Penn’s starting pitchers are among the most experienced in the Ivy League. Those two now-seniors have been mainstays in the rotation since their sophomore seasons — when they each finished in the conference’s top three in earned run average. And in their final Quaker campaigns, Cousins and Reitcheck have set their sights on something that has eluded them during their first three seasons: an Ivy championship.
03/15/17 4:25pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann announced the event in an email Wednesday. The event will take place March 30 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. and will be available online via an live webcast.
02/09/17 8:39am
Classes will also begin at noon, the Weather Advisory said. 
02/05/17 9:23pm
On its farthest road trip of the Ivy League season, Penn men’s basketball dropped two critical games to Harvard and Dartmouth, blowing an early lead in Cambridge before falling to the previously-conference-winless Big Green. After jumping out to a massive early lead, Penn basketball regressed substantially over the game’s final 30 minutes en route to a 69-59 loss to Harvard Friday night.
02/03/17 10:10pm
After jumping out to a massive early lead, Penn basketball regressed substantially over the game’s final 30 minutes en route to a 69-59 loss to Harvard Friday night.
01/26/17 7:49pm
"This is not a dictatorship. This is a democracy. We will take avail of every opportunity we have to protect our citizens and protect our people who are living in our city,” the first-term mayor said, according to 6abc.
01/21/17 11:02pm
The Red and Blue couldn’t escape an early 15-point deficit Friday, staging a furious comeback before coming up short to St. Joseph’s in a 78-71 loss at the Palestra. With the defeat, the Quakers’ remain winless in the season’s most important games, as they are a combined 0-6 in Big 5 and Ivy League play.
01/17/17 6:46pm
Twenty-two of the 24 charges against Lorenzo Bonfiglio were dismissed. He pleaded guilty to the remaining two charges. He will not serve any prison time.
01/12/17 9:32pm
The former West Philadelphia politician — whose district included Penn's campus — was convicted of a series of racketeering and corruption charges last year.
01/10/17 8:18pm
College senior Kat McKay, the president of the Undergraduate Assembly, will be among the student representatives.
01/09/17 10:15am
Robb was sentenced to five-to-ten years in prison in 2008 after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter. 
01/05/17 12:41pm
Clayton is currently a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, a New York law firm that represents Wall Street titans, most notably Goldman Sachs Inc. He returned to Penn for law school, graduating in 1993. He also holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Cambridge.
01/03/17 7:52pm
The signatories included over 1,100 professors of law from around the country.
12/21/16 10:40am
Outgoing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will ‘set up shop’ at Penn when he leaves office in January, Politico reported Wednesday morning.
12/19/16 6:02pm
Robb, a former economics professor specializing in game theory, bludgeoned his wife to death on Dec. 22, 2006 following a dispute about their holiday plans. His wife, Ellen Gregory Robb, had reportedly been in the early stages of asking for a divorce.
12/14/16 7:17pm
Penn’s status as a “sanctuary” campus could spell economic trouble for the University in light of legislation that will soon be introduced at the state level. 
12/12/16 11:14pm
A year ago, after Penn football won a one-third share of the Ivy League title, I wrote in the columnist issue that Ancient Eight football championships should not be shared. And this year, Penn football has forced me to put my money where my mouth is.
12/12/16 1:06am
The working group will “declare and defend [their] departmental mission in the current political climate.”
12/08/16 12:34am
It was poetic, almost, the transfer of dominance. After senior guard Matt Howard lit things up in the first half, scoring 12 of Penn’s first 15 points, freshman forward AJ Brodeur took over in the second period, tallying 16 of his 22 after intermission.
11/30/16 12:04am
Tuesday night was a success for Penn basketball. I say that, as one might imagine, for reasons that have nothing to do with what happened on the court.
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Blog Posts by Tom Nowlan

02/08/16 10:38pm
Sports Editor Tom Nowlan and Design Editor Ilana Wurman covered Trump's rally tonight. These are some of the things he said.
04/07/15 7:25am
Midway through Penn Athletics’ spring season, an intriguing combination of players have left an indelible mark on their respective teams’ successes in 2015. In recent weeks, Penn baseball has surged ahead, winning seven of eight Ivy games in dominating fashion, yet with no single person responsible for the hot streak. The women’s lacrosse and softball teams are humming along as well, with their usual cast of stars setting the tone for the Quakers.
03/30/15 10:31pm

Former-Penn basketball recruit Jule Brown decommits

Penn men's basketball recruit and Lower Merion High School senior Jule Brown announced Monday that he has decommitted from the Quakers and will not be a part of the program next season.
03/07/15 10:05pm

Good, Bad, Ugly: Penn basketball vs. Cornell

What went down in Penn basketball’s 79-72 win over Cornell Saturday night? We take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly.
02/23/15 11:28pm
Following standout weekends, freshmen Michelle Nwokedi and Antonio Woods notched Ivy League Rookie of the Week awards. It was Nwokedi’s fifth nod of the season and Woods’ third.
02/16/15 10:09pm
Following a pair of solid road wins for Penn women’s basketball, rookie Michelle Nwokedi notched her fourth Ivy League rookie of the week nod of the season and third since the beginning of 2015 alone.
02/03/15 12:30am
It was a strong week on the court for Penn women’s basketball, which picked up a pair of impressive road victories over Dartmouth and Harvard. And news for the program off the court was arguably just as strong.
01/26/15 11:10pm
We check in on the current state of Ivy men's hoops programs.
01/19/15 8:00pm
Sydney Stipanovich and Antonio Woods earn Ivy honors
12/07/14 7:11pm

Temple notches colorful victory over La Salle

During Temple’s 58-57 win over La Salle at the Palestra on Saturday, fans revived one of Philadelphia basketball’s more light-hearted rituals: Throwing streamers.
10/05/14 9:25pm
HANOVER — Not able to make the trip up to Hanover to catch the Penn football game? You didn’t miss much, but don’t worry, the DP made the trek to see Penn lose to Dartmouth handily, 31-13. Here’s the good, bad and ugly!
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