Sports

Brush gift supports women’s soccer

A $1.5 million gift from Athletic Overseer David M. Brush and his wife Karen provides financial support to the women’s soccer program and its head coach.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

This Penn lab hopes to help young baseball players avoid arm injuries, Tommy John surgery

Samir Mehta and Josh Baxter of the Perelman School of Medicine offered commentary on Penn’s Human Motion Lab, which focuses on preventing injury and on improving performance in athletes.

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NJ.com

How a lost season converted Jets' Brandon Copeland from NFL outcast to key contributor

From Penn to a fringe NFL player with a year hiatus, the 27-year-old linebacker has the same work ethic and drive as ever, and the opportunity to bring his best game to the Jets lineup.

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LA Times

Sixers owner Josh Harris donates $1M to Penn wrestling

Philadelphia 76ers managing partner and former Penn wrestler Josh Harris, who graduated from Wharton Business School in 1986, has donated $1 million to the Quakers wrestling program, allotted over five years to an assistant coaching endowment and facility renovations.

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NBA

Through Penn wrestling gift, Harris highlights important experience

“There are a lot of things that are important to me,” says Josh Harris, managing partner of the Philadelphia 76ers and a member of a three-generation Penn family. “First of all, there’s the University of Pennsylvania. Then, to be able to support the team you wrestled for, it’s really our pleasure.” Harris' $1 million gift will fund coaching and operational costs for Penn's wrestling team.

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Philly.com

76ers owner Josh Harris gives $1 million gift to Penn wrestling

 “In addition to the strategic elements to support the program, it’s also an inspiration to our student-athletes; it’s an inspiration to our staff, to our alumni and recruits,” says wrestling coach Roger Raina.

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