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Nick Menta

  1. Malik Rose Has Been Watching Swiss Cough Drop Commercials Again

    Feb 4, 2012, 8:45 PM EDT

    What do you get when cross Malik Rose with Nicola Vucevic and a Swiss cough drop marketing crew? See inside…

  2. St. Joe’s Takes on La Salle as Big 5 Title Picture Comes into Focus

    Feb 3, 2012, 6:39 PM EDT

    Saturday will be the first and only meeting between the programs this season; thus, it is both an Atlantic 10 and Big 5 contest, one that will have profound ramifications on this year’s city title.

  3. Flyers to Host the Suddenly Powerhouse Nashville Predators

    Feb 2, 2012, 4:22 PM EDT

    Can the Flyers end their struggles at home to cool the red hot Nashville Predators?

  4. City 6 Wrap: TU, Joe’s, La Salle, Drexel All Win

    Feb 1, 2012, 9:59 PM EDT

    Game recaps and look aheads for all local teams in action on Wednesday as part our new twice-weekly City Six wrap.

  5. Temple Inks 27 to LOIs on National Signing Day

    Feb 1, 2012, 6:23 PM EDT

    Temple Football signed 27 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. In a press conference to announce those commitments on Wednesday, head coach Steve Addazio called it “the best incoming class in the history of Temple football.”

  6. ‘Thank You, Pat’ — Remembering Pat Burrell

    Jan 30, 2012, 2:25 PM EDT

    In short, Pat Burrell was a ballplayer. And he was a ballplayer who understood us, just as we ultimately came to understand him.

  7. Evan Turner Believes in the Sixers, Holds Grudges

    Jan 29, 2012, 5:00 PM EDT

    Evan Turner holds Magic Johnson to a reasonable standard, dangling iTunes-related ramifications in the balance.

  8. Hawkward: Temple Throttles St. Joe’s; Rollouts, Notes and Audio Below

    Jan 28, 2012, 8:00 PM EDT

    Assorted notes, quotes, post-game audio and a full rollout recap of Temple’s 78-60 win over St. Joseph’s on Saturday.

  9. Temple-St. Joseph’s: ‘Nuff Said

    Jan 27, 2012, 8:17 PM EDT

    The “most played rivalry” in Big 5 history is set to tip off for the 153rd time on Saturday afternoon when the St. Joseph’s Hawks travel to North Philadelphia to take on the Temple Owls. Game time is scheduled for 4 p.m. from the inside the sold-out Apollo on Broad (TCN, 1210 AM).

  10. Programming Note: Doug Collins on PTI at 5:30

    Jan 27, 2012, 3:20 PM EDT

    Philadelphia 76es head coach is scheduled to be on ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption” shortly after 5:30 p.m. Friday evening.

  11. Claude Giroux a fan of ACDC, Not a Fan of Sean Couturier’s Jeep

    Jan 26, 2012, 1:28 PM EDT

    Select quotes from Claude Giroux on Scott Hartnell’s All-Star bid, the scene at Buddakhan, whether he has a shot with Minka Kelly and Sean Couturier’s beat up Jeep.

  12. Bruiser Flint is Tired of Your Elitism, Will Let You Hear About It

    Jan 26, 2012, 11:46 AM EDT

    Consider this the last article we write discussing Drexel as anything less than equal to its City 6 rivals. We like Bruiser Flint too much (and frankly are too scared of him) to want to make him angry.

  13. Pay No Attention to the Penguins Behind the Curtain

    Jan 25, 2012, 2:52 PM EDT

    Even without captain Sidney Crosby — who still struggles to return from ongoing concussion issues — the Pittsburgh Penguins are creeping up the standings.

  14. Idea: State of the LOUnion Address

    Jan 24, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT

    Just think, if Lou Williams can talk his way out of a mugging, imagine what he can talk you into just moments before a game.

  15. Big 5 Upset: Penn Takes Down St. Joe’s at the Palestra

    Jan 21, 2012, 9:41 PM EDT

    The Pennsylvania Quakers capped off the second leg of a day-night double-header at the Palesta on Saturday with a 84-80 win over the struggling Saint Joseph’s Hawks.

  16. Athletic Supporters: Temple v. Maryland off the Court and in the Stands

    Jan 21, 2012, 7:35 PM EDT

    On the court, the Temple Owls have no reason to Fear the Turtle; but off it, they have every reason to envy the supportive culture which surrounds the Maryland Terrapins.

  17. WATN Video: Former Sixer Dunks over Other Former Sixer

    Jan 20, 2012, 4:40 PM EDT

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    Former Sixer Jason Smith Dunks over former Sixer Samuel Dalembert.

  18. Reminder: Day-Night Double-Header at the Palestra TODAY

    Jan 20, 2012, 3:18 PM EDT

    The Temple Owls and Maryland Terrapins kick-off the first leg of a Palestra double-header on Saturday at 11 a.m. St. Joe’s and Penn will meet in the night cap at 7 p.m.

  19. 76ers Apparently Not Fans of Losing, Like at All

    Jan 20, 2012, 11:34 AM EDT

    The Philadelphia 76ers opted to hold a players only meeting after just one game. We love it!

  20. Donovan and Terrell: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

    Jan 19, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT

    Terrell Owens revisits his feud with Donovan McNabb in an interview with GQ magazine and tells various untruths about former teammate Jeremiah Trotter.

  21. Are These the La Salle Student Rollouts for Tonight?

    Jan 18, 2012, 11:50 AM EDT

    In which a Temple University graduate gets pithy in response to La Salle students being pithy.

  22. Not Technically a Big 5 Game: Temple Hosts La Salle

    Jan 18, 2012, 11:10 AM EDT

    La Salle is going to need more than just one win over a post-fight Xavier team to get us fully on board that they have the ship totally righted. A win over Temple tonight would go a long way in doing that.

  23. Flyers to Host the Travel-Inept Wild, Welcome Back Darroll Powe

    Jan 17, 2012, 5:07 PM EDT

    The Philadelphia Flyers will play 11 of their next 15 games at home. And, as luck would have it, their oppoenent’s this evening, the Minnesota Wild, are just awful on the road.

  24. Scott Hartnell Maybe Still Possibly an All-Star Candidate?

    Jan 17, 2012, 12:02 PM EDT

    Will the injury to Minnesota’s Mikko Koivu open up a All-Star bid for the Flyers’ Scott Hartnell?

  25. The Curious Case of the Sixers’ Upper Deck

    Jan 16, 2012, 5:21 PM EDT

    The Sixers drew an announced attendance of 17,281 on Martin Luther King Day and sold out the upper bowl of the Wells Fargo Center. So why then could fans have had a entire rows to themselves?