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Sports Features

01/27/16 1:58am
In most college sports, you see scores of amateurs competing to be a part of a select few good enough to compete professionally after graduation.
01/20/16 12:30am
Over a career that spans more than 30 years, David Geatz has amassed a shelf’s worth of accolades and with it, a reputation as one of the league’s most illustrious program builders.
01/20/16 12:30am
With everyone healthy and playing well, the Quakers felt prepared heading into Ivy play. The team was hot and expectations were high. But things quickly began to go downhill.
01/14/16 3:37am
Penn wrestling’s head coach Alex Tirapelle likes to stress the importance of communication to his athletes.
01/14/16 3:30am
Although Penn boasts countless spectacular student-athletes, the most impressive aspect of their success may not even be the athletic success itself.
01/13/16 1:31am
From the warmup, you could tell that something was special about this Penn basketball game. The Palestra crowd, often all too sparse in recent years, was today sizeable, raucous and often on their feet.
01/09/16 6:44pm
By any conventional metric, the matchup between Penn women's basketball and Princeton on Saturday was anything but aesthetically pleasing.
01/06/16 3:39pm
On Tuesday, The Daily Pennsylvanian confirmed that Hicks had elected to play his final season at Louisville in 2016-17. We spoke to Hicks by phone Wednesday afternoon.
01/05/16 9:56pm
Tony Hicks, the former Penn basketball star who was slated to serve as a team captain in his final season with the Quakers before leaving the program in October, will transfer to Louisville.
01/05/16 7:51pm
For Penn women’s basketball, getting to Hawaii was more than just making sure they’ve got 35 tickets to paradise.
12/09/15 3:22am
Benjamin Franklin's noble cause lives on in a group of Quakers who work to ensure that there is no perspiration without representation. The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at the University of Pennsylvania is composed of 59 student-athletes representing each of the school's 31 varsity teams, and is dedicated to ensuring that student-athletes have a voice within the Athletics department. Each coach is asked to nominate one or two of their players to serve as the team's SAAC representative.
12/06/15 11:32pm
For the second time this season, “College GameDay” will make its way to Philadelphia on Saturday in anticipation of the 116th Army-Navy game, which will be played at Lincoln Financial Field.
12/01/15 9:53pm
For Penn wrestling, this is true both on and off the mats, with two of their mainstays coming back from time off.
12/01/15 9:46pm
When all is said and done, he just wants to leave his Mark.
12/01/15 9:45pm
Awards season isn’t quite over for Penn football. A week after coach Ray Priore was named Ivy League Coach of the Year, two Penn players — senior linebacker Tyler Drake and sophomore wide receiver Justin Watson — have been announced as two of the four finalists for the Asa S.
12/01/15 9:42pm
But now, the fall season is behind us. So, which of Penn's team will see the biggest improvements this winter?
12/01/15 12:36am
Penn men’s athletics may still be far away from reaching title nine in 2015-16 (eight titles away, for those counting), but women are still making an impact on the men’s athletic program across the board.
12/01/15 12:34am
For some people, four years just isn’t enough.
12/01/15 12:30am
With finals fast approaching, many Penn students are already hoping that some late-semester academic fireworks to salvage their GPA's. But we Quakers aren't the only ones on campus with something to prove.
11/29/15 11:44pm
With Penn football’s Ivy title-clinching victory two weekends ago, Penn Athletics wrapped up a surprisingly successful fall season. And now, the program has the hardware to show for it.