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03/08/15 4:04am
Numbers don’t lie. That’s seems to be the philosophy that Penn Athletic Director Grace Calhoun employed on Monday when she informed Jerome Allen that he will not be retained as Penn basketball head coach.
03/06/15 8:50am
Instead of heading back home to get some much-needed rest and relaxation, DP Sports is going all in to cover the Red and Blue in the opening weekend of Spring Break.
03/04/15 11:50pm
The year was 2011. The Dallas Mavericks had just won their first NBA title. Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” was named the number one song of the year.
03/02/15 11:18pm
As a bookish, unathletic high school freshman, Elton Cochran-Fikes shuddered at the idea of anything having to do with sports. Little did he know that, less than a decade later, he would become the first Ivy League athlete to run a mile in less than four minutes.
03/02/15 11:10pm
Early in the Ivy League season, Penn basketball nearly lost one of its freshman phenoms to injury.
03/02/15 12:13am
Since 1942, the Palestra has played host to the playoffs of the Philadelphia Catholic League, the city’s athletic organization for Archdiocesan schools.
02/26/15 1:40am
Joy filled the Palestra on Sunday as Penn dethroned Brown in the world of Ivy League gymnastics by picking up the annual Ivy Classic title.
02/26/15 1:30am
Death, taxes and Michelle Nwokedi winning Ivy League Rookie of the Week. There are certain events that are virtually guaranteed in life.
02/05/15 12:34am
With a history stretching back one and a half centuries, competitive rowing constitutes one of Penn’s oldest traditions.
02/05/15 12:12am
Following his sophomore season, C.J. Cobb stepped away from wrestling after a decade and a half of hard work and success. But he does not regret his decision one bit. In fact, it was his decision to walk away that made him fall back in love with the sport.
01/30/15 6:10pm
In the age of social media it’s hard to keep a secret. But when the athletes of Penn women’s soccer were called in for a meeting Thursday afternoon with coach Darren Ambrose, none of the players had heard the news.
01/19/15 1:09pm

Photo Recap: Penn mens basketball vs. Villanova, 1/17/15

For Thomas Munson's photo recap of Penn men's basketball's game against Villanova: http://www.thedp.com/gallery/villanova-escapes-penn-mens-hoops
12/11/14 6:30pm
Photographs from Penn basketball vs. Marist on Dec. 9, 2014. Photos by Thomas Munson.
12/10/14 1:12am
For Ray Priore, the name on the door next to his new office — a room now occupied by the new defensive coordinator — still bears his name.
12/10/14 1:08am
On Dec. 27, the men’s and women’s squads fly down to Florida for a ten-day intensive training trip. In preparation for the remainder of the Ivy season, the Ivy Championship and, potentially, the National Championships, the Quakers will endure coach Mike Schnur’s swimming boot camp.
12/04/14 1:05am
It is never a happy moment for when a player like senior forward Duke Lacroix plays his last game for Penn men’s soccer.
12/03/14 3:16am

Scouting the Midshipmen | Penn basketball vs. Navy

We take an in-depth look at Penn's upcoming matchup with Navy.
12/03/14 1:17am
For the two sets of siblings on Penn swimming and diving’s roster, the term “teammates” takes on a new meaning. The Alexander sisters and Hurwitz twin brothers add strong bonds to the team, both in and out of the pool.
11/24/14 11:57pm
With a demanding course load, the underclassman could’ve done what most Ivy League athletes would do — focus on his studies and come back to the team the following year. But Brooks Martino isn’t like most Ivy League athletes.