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Only in Philadelphia: A look back on the day Eagles fans booed Santa at Franklin Field

(12/02/20 3:07am)

Eagles fans, and for that matter, all Philadelphia sports fans, have a long reputation for being exceptionally hostile, with plenty of individual instances to show for it. The most notorious is arguably the time that they booed Santa Claus, an event which occurred at Penn’s own Franklin Field, where the Eagles played from 1958-1970.


Years later, former Penn coach Al Bagnoli's impact still felt on Penn football

(11/18/20 2:10am)

As Al Bagnoli looks back on his time coaching Penn football, one phrase that he continually repeats in his humble manner is “a little bit,” whether it’s in reference to what he did as a coach or what the team needed to change at a particular time. Make no mistake about it though: all the little bits that Al Bagnoli contributed to Penn football over the years made a bigger impact than anyone in the program's history.


Remembering the times when the NCAA Tournament came to the Palestra

(11/05/20 3:11am)

The Palestra holds a number of impressive distinctions in the context of college basketball and collegiate sports history: it’s the oldest major college arena still in use today, and it’s hosted more college basketball games, visiting teams, and (excluding Dayton's UD Arena) NCAA Tournaments than any other arena in the country.