Articles by Sam Mitchell

04/05/19 9:00pm
Philip Esformes was convicted of 20 federal charges, including bribery, after being charged with 26 counts. With over $1.3 billion in fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid claims, Esformes’ trial marked the largest health care fraud case ever charged by the federal government.
03/21/19 2:19pm
Jerome Allen, a former Penn basketball star player and coach, admitted to receiving approximately $300,000 in bribes from Philip Esformes to recruit his son to play basketball for Penn.
02/14/19 9:17pm
Northfield Mount Hermon School has produced alumni that have gone on to become diplomats, athletes, and federal judges. Three of them play for Penn men’s basketball.
01/21/19 9:07pm
David Leach, senior associate athletic director for recreation and wellness, has "stepped down from his position," according to emails sent by Penn Athletics Director M. Grace Calhoun on Jan. 18. 
12/10/18 10:42pm
Even though he’s a freshman, this 6-foot-10 forward is impossible to ignore on the basketball court. Now, the Ivy League and the Big 5 are honoring him off of it.
11/17/18 9:50am
After making the trip down to the Virgin Islands, the team won’t be leaving just yet. Which is fortunate for the Quakers, given all they went through to get there.
11/12/18 9:39pm
Penn women’s basketball kept it close to start, but it was all Notre Dame after the first quarter, leading to a 75-55 loss to the defending champion Fighting Irish. Despite the blowout defeat, there are many takeaways from the Quakers’ battle against the nation's No. 1 team.
11/10/18 8:01pm
With a win on the road at Siena, Penn women’s basketball started off the season on the right foot after a disappointing end last March. Beating the Saints by a comfortable 58-51 margin, the box score might not indicate how exciting this game was, down to the very last minute.
11/04/18 3:07pm
Ivy League Rookie of the Year. Big 5 Rookie of the Year. 2018 second-team All-Ivy. Eight-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week. Two-time Ivy League Player of the Week.
10/08/18 9:59pm
Several teams' performances have been quite surprising so far — both positively and negatively — so in this roundtable, our writers debate which team has been the biggest surprise.
10/02/18 12:38am
A difference-in-differences analysis — a statistical method that determines the impact of a 'treatment' in an observational study — found that 7.51 fewer concussions per 1000 kickoff plays occurred following the rule change.
09/29/18 12:23pm
Last season, the team scored only 10 goals en route to a 5-8-3 record. This season, the team has already shattered last year’s mark, putting up 15 goals through half as many games
09/23/18 12:16am
Although the Quakers couldn’t find a way to put the ball in the back of the net in their 0-0 draw against Ivy rival Harvard, there were moments that reminded onlookers of what this promising Penn team is capable of.
09/18/18 10:23pm
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver and Super Bowl LII champion Nelson Agholor will be speaking at Huntsman Hall on Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m., in an event titled "Becoming a Champion."
09/14/18 2:36pm
Last season around this time, Penn finally changed its downward trend and won a game. This weekend against Lehigh the Quakers will have a different kind of test.  
09/10/18 7:36pm
The senior forward put up goals in both of the wins earned by Penn women's soccer this weekend.
09/09/18 9:34pm
Penn men’s soccer’s season opener against Monmouth featured a bevy of set piece goals, with both Monmouth goals and two of the three Penn goals coming from set pieces in the Quakers 3-2 victory .
09/05/18 10:02pm
The team as a whole has 14 players from California and 16 from the rest of the world combined. The new freshman class is split almost down the middle: four from California and three not.
09/01/18 4:32pm
An incredible header from sophomore defenseman Alex Touche in the final minute of the first overtime period allowed the Quakers to achieve just that, giving them a 3-2 victory.
07/12/18 7:46pm
The Harris Family Foundation, run by Josh and Marjorie Harris, is giving $1 million over five years to the program, including $500,000 to create the Joshua J. Harris Wrestling Assistant Coach Endowment.  
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