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Football

11/04/11 12:11am
With three teams tied for second place in the conference, the Red and Blue have to win out to secure at least a share of the rings.
11/02/11 10:41pm
Playing football with the same group of guys for four years has a funny way of strengthening camaraderie. For three Class of 2012 Quakers, the ties go back even further.
11/01/11 11:58pm
NFL veteran Roy Hilton has been teaching his grandson Brandon Copeland about the game since his grandson picked up a football in fifth grade.
10/31/11 11:12pm
Penn and Brown’s mudbowl in Providence, R.I., wasn’t the only football game affected by Saturday’s storm.
10/31/11 11:11pm
The official box score reads, “Temperature: 47, Wind: 10-15, Weather: rainy, cold.” If that told the whole story, the 2011 Quakers would still be undefeated in the Ivy League.
10/30/11 11:02pm
After a 6-0 loss to Brown on Saturday that ended an 18-game Ivy League winning streak, it was clear: this team was not made to go undefeated in league play for the third straight year. RECAP: Brown ends Penn’s 18-game Ivy win streak
10/29/11 3:11pm
On a rainy Saturday afternoon at Brown, the Quakers lost their first Ivy game in two years in an ugly 6-0 affair. THE BUZZ: The Good, Bad and UglyALYSSA KRESS: With streak over, weight of history lifted from Quakers
10/27/11 10:39pm
Facing a dominant Brown team on the road, the Penn football team might be slapped with the ‘underdog’ tag in an Ivy League matchup for the first time since its 2009 title run. But don’t count the Quakers among those who see this pivotal game that way.
10/27/11 1:52am

Franklin Field Chuck Bednarik statue to be unveiled

On Nov. 19, just before the Quakers kick off their final home game of the season against Cornell, a statue of the man they call “Concrete Charlie” will be unveiled.
10/25/11 10:53pm
When the Quakers took on the Lions two weeks ago, Penn freshman Matt Schwartz was on the field with his twin brother Roy — on the opposing sideline.
10/24/11 10:25pm
As solid as Penn’s offense looked in Saturday’s fourth quarter against Yale and in all of its late-game comebacks, I’m worried about the defense giving up big plays.
10/23/11 11:42pm
As the third quarter came to a close Saturday, several members of the Yale football team held four fingers aloft.
10/22/11 3:33pm
Despite being down 20-10 at one point, the Quakers rallied back to win their 18th straight Ivy game, 37-25. VIDEO: Penn vs. Yale highlightsGALLERY: The best photos from the 2011 Penn football seasonTHE BUZZ: The good, the bad and the ugly from Yale
10/21/11 1:04am
Saturday at Franklin Field, Penn faces the unenviable task of defending top-notch Yale QB Patrick Witt, an NFL prospect.
10/17/11 10:23pm
For the second time in as many seasons, The Columbia Spectator implored the school’s athletic administrators to fire football coach Norries Wilson. THE BUZZ: Columbia Spectator calls for firing of coach Norries Wilson
10/17/11 10:20pm
What Billy Ragone proved Saturday — what he continues to prove each time he conducts these last-minute heroics — is that he is a winner. PHOTO GALLERY: The best shots from the Penn football seasonRECAP: Ragone spoils Lions’ homecoming
10/16/11 10:49pm
The old cliche in sports is that “a win is a win,” but that does not mean there is no cause for concern for the Penn football team.
10/15/11 8:04pm
17-game Ivy winning streak stays intact with comeback 27-20 victory. PHOTO GALLERY: The best shots from the Penn football seasonCOLUMN: Mike Wisniewski: Penn must cut the mistakesTHEE BUZZ: The good, bad and the ugly from Columbia
10/14/11 12:19am
Attitude isn’t the only difference between the offensive line and the so-called skill positions. The prospect of joining the boys up front comes along with the perception of eating more than the rest of the team.
10/13/11 12:18am
Though he was recruited as a running back, Hamscher’s sheer athleticism and competitive drive allowed him to make the switch to defense seamlessly.