Sports

Flying high with Skyla Wilson

The May graduate discusses her track career, what she enjoys about racing, her favorite event, the rhythm involved in hurdling, her advice for underclassmen, and her plans for the future.

Greg Johnson

Krissy Turner named new coach of women’s soccer team

Turner comes to Penn from Monmouth University, where she was nine-time conference coach of the year. Her career record at Monmouth was 282-130-43 and her teams posted 15 consecutive winning seasons.

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NBC News

Patrick Mahomes getting in extra work with Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Justin Watson

The Chiefs quarterback got back to work with two of his new receivers, Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Penn alum Justin Watson, alongside backup quarterback Shane Buechele at APEC in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Sports Illustrated

Bills add Greg Van Roten to already loaded offensive line

Former Quaker football star Greg Van Roten has signed to play for the Buffalo Bills.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Taylor Jenkins got his start as a Penn student trying to help kids in West Philly. Now he’s one of the NBA’s top coaches

Jenkins, one of just two NBA head coaches who didn’t play college ball. He was an economics major at Penn, coaching in a youth league at Sayre High School in West Philadelphia. Now he’s a finalist for the league’s Coach of the Year Award and his Grizzlies are championship contenders.

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The New York Times

Lia Thomas wins an N.C.A.A. swimming title

With her victory in Atlanta, Thomas became the first openly transgender woman to win an N.C.A.A. swimming championship in the 500-yard freestyle.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Fran McCaffery, returning to the NCAA Tournament with Iowa, was nicknamed ‘White Magic’ in his Sonny Hill League days

McCaffery, who played at La Salle College High and Penn and whose game revolved around slick hand balling, earned the nickname playing alongside Gene Banks and Lewis "Black Magic" Lloyd in the famous Sonny Hill League. He will be taking the Hawkeyes into the NCAA Tournament this week for the sixth time in his 12 seasons.

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