Former Penn baseball shortstop Steve Yerkes quickly rose up through the ranks of the Red Sox organization, and in 1911 he won a starting spot in the infield.
Serving as the Attorney General for the District of Columbia since 2015, the former Penn men’s basketball standout was a valuable member of Penn’s Ivy League-winning teams during his freshman and senior seasons.
It wasn't until his forties that Ein began playing in professional tournaments, and he is the oldest person to ever receive an ATP doubles ranking.
Penn's men's basketball has been on pause since last March with the cancellation of Ivy League sports into the winter of 2021 and is the only Big 5 program currently not playing basketball. We take a look at how Penn's peers are doing this season.
Football and the Ivy League have been married since the beginning of the game itself. Currently, there are 13 active Ivy League alumni in the NFL, hailing from Harvard, Penn, Yale, and Princeton.
In our third article in the series about Penn players who have played in pro sports leagues, we take a look at Quakers who have played in the MLB and how their careers stack up to that of an average MLB player.
In our second article in this series on Penn players being drafted to play in professional sports leagues, we are analyzing Quakers who have been drafted into the NBA and how their careers stack up to that of the average pro basketball player.
Rimmer is among the Math Department's most beloved professors, but one of his largest claims to fame has nothing to do with differential equations or taking derivatives. Outside the classroom, Rimmer is one of Penn men's basketball's biggest fans and supporters.
In a statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian, a Penn Athletics representative also wrote that these plans would change if the City of Philadelphia issues updated guidance.
As the first Quaker and 12th Ivy League athlete to receive the NCAA's prestigious Today's Top 10 Award, Akins is no stranger to receiving recognition.
In 1948, the University was in desperate need of bolstered revenue streams. President Harold Stassen believed that televising the Quakers’ home football games had the potential to solve its financial qualms.
Alex Touche, the Quakers' senior and New Mexico native, will make a homecoming on the pitch in Albuquerque after signing with New Mexico United.
If the one and only goal of the Ivy League presidents was to mitigate COVID spread, they would indeed cancel the season. But that clearly isn’t the case.
Copeland, who played for the New England Patriots this year, teaches a course on financial literacy with Dr. Brian Peterson.
Philip Esformes, who orchestrated a $1 billion Medicare scheme, used proceeds to pay former Penn men's basketball coach Jerome Allen a $300,000 bribe to ensure his son's admission to Wharton.
Penn and the Olympics have had a long and storied relationship. Since the start of the Olympics in 1900 in Paris, Penn seized every opportunity to send many of its star athletes to compete for their country.
March 10, 2020 was a fateful day for Ivy League athletes, and, as we would later find out, an omen of things to come not only for the sports world, but the planet as a whole.
After losing stars Jerome Allen and Matt Maloney to the NBA, however, there were big questions about how the Red and Blue would hold up in 1995-96.
Both Raun and her senior teammate Jadyn Wilensky are active contributors to Voice in Sport, an advocacy platform based in New York and launched by Stef Strack in 2019.
It is now past Week 13 of the 2020 NFL season, and viewers now have a clear idea of how the playoffs are shaping up with only a month left to go in the regular season.