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Sports Columns

05/06/19 9:10pm
When you play a sport, you know how much time, effort, and passion go into it. On the flip side, you also know how many people think you just show up and play.
05/05/19 9:16pm
At this point, there is nothing stopping Penn men's lacrosse from winning the NCAA Tournament.
04/15/19 8:06pm
With all the excitement this past weekend, Penn men's lacrosse's Ivy League title clinch might have flown a bit under the radar.
04/08/19 5:50pm
Sports have the amazing ability of fostering a greater sense of community, irrespective of individual backgrounds. A sense of community has valuable implications for mental health.
03/29/19 10:44am
There are several things I’d like to note in the recently published DP articles which argued for and against the compensation of collegiate athletes. 
03/22/19 10:22pm
The Red and Blue didn’t show their wear and tear, getting off to a hot start against the visiting Eagles.
03/21/19 7:44pm
Why are class absences due to varsity sport competition not recognized under school policy as excused absences?
03/18/19 11:09pm
Professional athletes get paid for their talents. So why can't college athletes also get compensated?
03/17/19 7:46pm
Optimism for next season won’t make the Red and Blue feel any better. The Quakers fell tantalizingly, agonizingly short. That hurts. 
03/16/19 11:47pm
Penn handled Harvard the same way Sunday’s foe, Princeton, handled a much worse Cornell team. Unfortunately, Saturday's games don't matter on Sunday. 
03/16/19 4:43pm
All that to say: Penn men’s basketball lost in the semifinals of the Ivy League Tournament. This season was still a success.
03/10/19 12:13am
After all the hand wringing, all the tight losses, and all the anxiety-ridden weekend nights, the Quakers are right where we expected them to be: playing in the Ivy League Tournament.
03/08/19 11:39pm
If you happen to be within 50 miles of campus as spring break winds to a close, your butt needs to be in a seat. Scratch that — don’t sit. 
03/02/19 2:01am
But with the door open for the Red and Blue to get into a three-way tie for fourth in the Ivy League with the Bears and Big Red, they couldn’t make it through.
02/27/19 9:00pm
The Ivy League announced Wednesday morning that the League’s basketball tournament would rotate to every school in the conference through 2025. This is, simply, a complete travesty.
02/23/19 11:29pm
Moments of brilliance, like the win over Villanova in December, are nice, but poise that lasts for an entire season? That’s magical. 
02/23/19 12:04am
It doesn’t make much sense that a group that beat Villanova, Temple, and Miami (Fla.) this season has a 3-6 Ivy League record. But that’s what can happen when a team struggles to close games out in the final minutes. 
02/21/19 10:12pm
With three weekends left to play, there seem to be three camps with different visions for how the remainder of the season will play out. Let’s take a look at some of the more likely possibilities.
02/17/19 1:55am
Penn men's basketball isn't a lost cause yet, but the Quakers need to turn the ship around and quick.
02/09/19 10:06pm
There have been too many poor shooting games for it to be a coincidence. You can’t get unlucky this frequently. At some point it stops being an off night and starts being the norm.