Articles by Michael Gold

05/12/11 9:38pm

Senior Goodbye: Michael Gold | Setting the record straight

I never really expected to be the DP’s senior sports editor.
05/02/11 3:43am
President Barack Obama announced at 11:35 p.m. Sunday the death of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, the public face behind the September 11, 2001 attacks.
02/13/11 1:53am

Lions pounce on beaten Quakers

Despite an evenly matched first half, the Quakers faltered down the stretch, falling 75-62 to Columbia.
02/06/11 11:56pm
At an event where excess is celebrated, just one wing proved to be the difference between winner and loser.
01/03/11 11:55pm
The Quakers held an 11-point lead against a No. 11 Kentucky squad, but the Wildcats came roaring back to an 86-62 victory at Rupp Arena.
11/17/10 11:59pm
The Jaspers finished the game on a 17-0 run, pulling ahead of the Quakers with 27.3 seconds left and holding on for the victory.
11/04/10 4:07am

Field hockey coach dismisses goalie

With just one game left, animosity between coach Colleen Quinn Fink and some players flared after soph. Kat Muller’s dismissal from the team Wednesday.
11/02/10 2:17am
Breakout freshmen Kerry Scalora and Stephen Baker each earned their third Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors after strong performances on Saturday, while junior forward Marin McDermott was named Ivy Player of the Week for the first time this season.
10/28/10 2:06am

Hsu finishes fall with regional title

Just two months into her collegiate tennis career, Connie Hsu has already established herself as a championship contender.
10/26/10 4:48am
One thing is sure: it certainly isn’t lonely at the top of the Ivy League. With the sixth week of play officially in the books, Brown (4-2, 3-0 Ivy) sits in a tie with Penn for first place.
10/26/10 3:16am
Penn moved up two spots to No. 21 in the Football Championship Subdivision Coaches’ Poll — its highest ranking since being No. 17 in 2004.
10/21/10 4:39am
For the first time this season, all eight teams in the Ivy League will square off against each other rather than taking on non-Ivy opponents.
10/18/10 4:46am
Despite extending its losing streak to double digits with a 2-1 loss against Delaware Friday night, the Quakers rallied on Sunday to earn their first Ivy win and just their second victory of the season, squeezing past Columbia in overtime, 3-2.
09/30/10 6:31am

Gold | "Select-a-seat" or select a sport?

While new ways to create buzz about the basketball team and facilitating the purchase of season tickets are a positive step, flaws in the "Select-A-Seat BBQ" show the AD may still be missing the mark.
09/28/10 3:52am

Penn makes a splash at shore tournament

In the only tournament they will host this fall, the Quakers finished second, carding 14 strokes higher than first-place Maryland.
09/27/10 3:56am

Rookie serves up two more titles

At the Cissie Leary Memorial Invitational, freshman standout Connie Hsu and senior Alexa Ely earned the tournament’s doubles championship and Hsu took home her second collegiate singles title.
09/23/10 5:15am

Quakers score in national polls

Though the men’s soccer team saw mixed results over the weekend, it still managed to hang on to a spot in the top 25. The No. 25 Quakers (5-1-0) are one of three ranked Ivy programs.
09/23/10 5:14am

Hsu takes top ranking to Champs

Despite not competing with the Penn tennis team this past weekend, tennis player Connie Hsu was ranked the No. 4 incoming freshman in the country on Wednesday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.
09/17/10 5:54am
Five weeks after being picked over Penn as the Ivy preseason favorite, Harvard will finally get its chance to show whether it has the skill to win this season’s Ivy title.
09/16/10 5:58am
Penn sophomore Jessica Melendez's hometown in Puerto Rico and the post-industrial landscape of Philadelphia are linked by her love of softball.
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Blog Posts by Michael Gold

04/26/13 2:42pm

Friday Penn Relays Liveblog

Follow the action from Franklin Field with our writers!
07/19/11 12:03am

Fourth again?

While college hoops coaches are on the road all month for the July open period, the Ivy Basketball Blog (The 14-Game Tournament) used some sort of statistical algorithm to predict standings for the upcoming Ivy season.
01/28/11 1:59pm

M. Hoops Stats Graphic

I am incredibly excited to announce an awesome project by the DP's new multimedia editor (and former sports designer) Liz Jacobs.
09/24/09 12:13am

Sad news

I unfortunately have to interrupt all of the good discussion about marketing, the line, recruits etc., to bring some sad news. At today's local football coaches luncheon, Jonathan Tannenwald was told that Dan "Coach Lake" Staffieri is in bad health and there's a chance he will not return to the sidelines at all this year. Staffieri's official title is "game-day coordinator" which boils down to the emotional leader of the team.
09/03/09 2:33am

Notes from football media day

Monday was Penn football media day down at Franklin Field, and there seemed to be a renewed sense of optimism as Penn was voted second in the preseason media poll. I wrote a feature in the Welcome Back issue of the DP on the new rushing-focused offense centered around quarterback Keiffer Garton.
06/29/09 7:48pm

A Magic Carpet Ride

06/25/09 4:48pm

Bueller, Anyone?

06/17/09 10:39am

Because We Love Free Stuff

05/04/09 2:31am

Swine Flu Is The New Black

04/22/09 10:58am

Metro's Free Food Giveaway

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