Everyone reading this next sentence will hate me but I will say it anyway: When Al Bagnoli announced in April that he would retire after the 2014 season, I immediately thought about Derek Jeter.
The view is different from the top.
And it’s been quite a few years since Penn women’s basketball has had that view.
After Penn football’s 21-13 loss to Brown on Saturday, coach Al Bagnoli was not about to make any excuses for the Quakers’ offensive performance. But curiously enough, Brown coach Phil Estes was.
Homecoming has the potential to be great for any school. A ton of alumni (read: possible donors) all in the same place, interacting with your campus and taking in the athletic events you have on tap. But when events unfold like they did for Penn Athletics on Saturday, it is hard to call this rain-soaked Homecoming great for the athletic department.
Seven games into the 2014 season, it's impossible to deny the sense of disappointment surrounding Penn football.
At 1-5 and already beset with two Ivy losses, Penn football is, for all intents and purposes, done in 2014. But believe it or not, there’s still plenty of reason to watch.
Yale accentuated the Quakers’ flaws throughout the game, letting a national TV audience see what has been plaguing the Red and Blue all year.