Sports

Athletics

125 years of Franklin Field

The historic stadium, home to the University of Pennsylvania Quakers and the Penn Relays, is celebrating its quasquicentennial. It is the oldest college stadium in the country.

Greg Johnson

Pitch perfect

Junior pitcher Jennifer Brann of the softball team threw a seven-inning perfect game on Sunday against Brown.

Greg Johnson

Sports talk with M. Grace Calhoun

The director of athletics and recreation discusses the Red & Blue’s recent sports successes, making progress toward the department’s strategic goals, the funding of college athletics, and the 125th running of the Penn Relays.

Greg Johnson

The outsiders

Forty years ago, the Quakers pieced together one of the greatest underdog stories in college basketball history, culminating in what many still believe to be the sport’s most important NCAA Final Four.

Penn Today Staff



In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

New Cleveland Browns coach Kevin Stefanski was a star athlete at St. Joseph’s Prep, Penn

At 37, Stefanski has climbed through the coaching ranks since his first job at Penn, going from an offensive assistant for the Minnesota Vikings to offensive coordinator. He will be the third-youngest head coach in the NFL.

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Sports Illustrated

Cleveland Browns to name Kevin Stefanski head coach

Kevin Stefanski, formerly the offensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings, will be the 18th head coach of the team. The former Quaker will be tasked with hiring the rest of his staff as well as the team’ general manager.

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NBC Philadelphia

Kevin Stefanski, the Browns’ new head coach, has a Sixers connection

Kevin Stefanski, who will take over in Cleveland according to multiple reports, is the son of Ed Stefanski, currently a senior adviser to the owner for the Detroit Pistons and the Sixers’ general manager from 2007 to 2011.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn guard Kayla Padilla lighting up the Palestra as a high-scoring freshman

The Torrance, Calif., native is averaging 19.4 points per game, with at least 14 points in every contest so far. She’s the No. 2-ranked scorer among all freshmen in Division I women’s basketball, and the leading scorer overall in the Ivy League by over 2 points per game.

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6ABC.com

Super Bowl ticket surprise for Penn football players who gave gift of life

Sam Philippi and Anthony Lotti are two of the five Quaker football players in the past 12 years who have given the gift of life to total strangers, donating bone marrow after being matched in their yearly drive in conjunction with the Andy Talley Bone Marrow Foundation.

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