March 28, 2016 |
Yale Rabin, 88, a Philadelphia urban planner who was a plaintiffs' witness in the court cases that successfully sought to provide affordable housing in Mount Laurel, died of heart failure Tuesday, March 22, at his home at Foulkeways, the retirement community in Gwynedd, Montgomery County. Peter J. O'Connor, a lead lawyer for the plaintiffs, said that Mr. Rabin testified, in 1976 for the case decided in 1983, "as an expert witness on issues of equal facilities at the time between the black and the white communities.
March 10, 2016 |
PRINCETON, N.J. - The final moment of Steve Donahue's first season at Penn will be one final possession when his team had a chance to finish an incredible comeback at Princeton. Penn had the ball on the baseline with 3.2 seconds left, trailing by a single point after being behind by 18 almost 15 minutes before. Jackson Donahue got the ball and headed for the hoop. He tried to drop the ball off to Darien Nelson-Henry right in front of the rim, but it came loose and the buzzer went off, Princeton winning Tuesday night, 72-71, after leading 49-31.
March 7, 2016 |
Makai Mason scored 22 points and Brandon Sherrod added 13 to lead Yale to a 71-55 victory over Columbia on Saturday night in New York, clinching the Bulldogs' first NCAA tournament bid since 1962. The Bulldogs (22-6, 13-1 Ivy) shared the league championship last year with Harvard, but lost the playoff game with the Crimson. Saturday's win ended the second longest NCAA drought of any team that has made the tournament previously, according to Stats. Only Dartmouth (1959) has gone longer without making it. Columbia is now third on that list, having not made the NCAAs since 1968.
February 22, 2016 |
The last time Penn faced Yale, this year's Ivy League front-runner, the Quakers were dropped by 23 points and fell to 0-3 in the league. Since then, the young Quakers had improved to 4-4. So Saturday night at the Palestra was a measuring stick of sorts, a gut check to see how far they've come since that Jan. 29 stinging defeat. For 20 minutes, there was progress. Then the second half began and the Bulldogs went into another gear, and powered past Penn, 79-58. "I was really pleased in a lot of ways with our effort for 25, 30 minutes," said Penn coach Steve Donahue.
February 6, 2016 |
Sunday's 50th Super Bowl is expected to attract more than 120 million American TV viewers. To satisfy such an enormous and demanding audience, CBS will employ 70 cameras and 250 microphones to capture, scrutinize and, if necessary, replay virtually everything that happens at Levi's Stadium. The year's most anticipated football telecast, Super Bowl 50 will be the most sophisticated ever, the 2016 version of a constantly evolving species that emerged from the primordial ooze 77 years ago. The first televised NFL game happened on Oct. 22, 1939, a meaningless matchup of two bad teams, the Eagles and Dodgers, at Brooklyn's Ebbets Field.
January 31, 2016 |
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Although Penn has shown signs of progress in Steve Donahue's first season, the amount of work the Quakers still have to do to return to Ivy League title contention was made clear Friday night. Yale, meanwhile, showed once again why it was anointed the preseason favorite to win this year's crown, and reach the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1962. Led by arguably the conference's best frontcourt tandem in Brandon Sherrod and Justin Sears, the Bulldogs' athleticism and experience proved too much for Penn's young squad in an 81-58 rout at John J. Lee Amphitheater.
January 28, 2016 |
Penn's Jackson Donahue had to patiently wait his turn, but the 6-foot, 175-pound freshman is making the most of his recent increased playing time. And he appears to be among the up-and-coming three-point shooters in the Ivy League. Donahue, who is no relation to Penn coach Steve Donahue, is 10th in the Ivy League in three-point field goals, averaging 1.9 per game. He didn't play in two of the first seven games, and while he is averaging 6.8 points in 15.6 minutes, his numbers are drastically different in the last four games, all as a starter.
October 25, 2015 |
Playing under the bright lights, in front of a national television audience and on a rare Friday night, Penn played its most complete game of the season from start to finish to earn a 34-20 victory over Ivy League rival Yale on Friday night at Franklin Field. The Quakers (3-3, 2-1 Ivy), playing in front of 5,849, got another good game from quarterback Alek Torgersen. After passing for 296 yards and three touchdowns in last week's rout of Columbia, Torgersen was 25 for 35 for 350 yards and four touchdowns.
October 25, 2015 |
WITH THREE minutes left in the first quarter and his team trailing, 10-0, Penn senior linebacker Tyler Drake stood in front of his teammates on the sideline Friday at Franklin Field, pleading with them to pick up their energy. On Penn's next two defensive possessions, Drake and the Quakers forced two turnovers, sparking a 20-point second quarter, which helped Penn defeat Yale 34-20, and even its record at 3-3. The Quakers improved to 2-1 in the Ivy League. On the night, the senior linebacker finished with six tackles, one interception and one forced fumble.
October 23, 2015
Yale at Penn Friday, 7 p.m., Franklin Field TV: NBC Sports. Radio: WNTP (990-AM) Records: Yale 4-1, 1-1 Ivy; Penn 2-3, 1-1 History: Yale leads, 47-34-1. Bulldogs won last year at home, 43-21. Penn has won 10 of the last 11 here. About Yale: Won at Maine last week, 21-10 . . . Won, 27-12, at Lehigh, where Penn lost, 42-21 . . . Deshawn Salter is second in the Ivies in rushing at 93.6 yards a game . . . Morgan Roberts is third in league in passing, averaging 265.8 per. He has seven TDs and six picks . . . Victor Egu is second in Ivies in tackles (8.75)