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New York Post

Villanova is in for a fight from this Philadelphia-area rival

As is tradition in the Philadelphia area, the local college basketball teams are hooking up in the yearly Big Five rivalry games with Villanova and Pennsylvania taking center stage on Tuesday.


Steve Donahue and the Quakers look to draw on last year’s success

In preparing for this season, coach Steve Donahue and the players acknowledge they could all feed off last year's success.


A.J. Brodeur, fresh off a trip to the NCAA Tournament, wants to keep adding to Penn’s basketball legacy

Brodeur, who was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Ivy League Tournament, is looking to win the first game in the NCAA Tournament this season, and help bring the team to the Sweet 16.


Eleah Parker, fresh off rookie-of-the-year season, is looking to lead Penn women’s basketball this year

During her first season at Penn, Parker was a two-time Ivy League and Big 5 player of the week, eight-time Ivy League rookie of the week, and two-time USBWA national freshman of the week.


The New York Times

Ivy League football saw large reduction in concussions after new kickoff rules

The Perelman School of Medicine’s Douglas Wiebe authored a study that found a reduction in concussion rates in football players after a change to kickoff rules. “It’s great to see a success story here,” said Wiebe. However, he added, “we do need to step back and think about the rest of the game.”