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Nick Menta

  1. Report: Temple to Meet Wyoming in the New Mexico Bowl

    Dec 4, 2011, 7:17 PM EDT

    The Temple University Football Owls are scheduled to meet the Wyoming Cowboys in the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque on December 17th. It will be the Owls’ second bowl appearance in the last three seasons.

  2. Flyers Put up Four-Goal First, Ride Bryzgalov to 4-2 Win

    Dec 3, 2011, 11:12 PM EDT

    Behind a stellar performance from goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, the Philadelphia Flyers jumped all over the Phoenix Coyotes to secure a 4-2 victory.

  3. Temple Erratic, But Effective in Home Opening Win over Central Michigan

    Dec 3, 2011, 8:41 PM EDT

    The Temple Owls were erratic for parts of their 86-74 home opening win over Central Michigan, but started and finished strong enough to make sure the outcome was never in doubt. The win is their first of the year at the Liacouras Center and their 23rd straight at home, a new building record.

  4. Temple Prepares for Central Michigan, Next Six Weeks without Michael Eric

    Dec 3, 2011, 12:47 PM EDT

    The Temple Owls have been lacking depth since starting the season without small forward Scootie Randall. Now they’re really in trouble.

  5. Flyers Kick Off West Coast Mini-Swing Tonight in Anaheim

    Dec 2, 2011, 5:40 PM EDT

    After having six days off to heal up and, in some cases, become even more mysteriously injured, the Philadelphia Flyers are back at it on consecutive nights, starting in Anaheim and moving quickly to Phoenix. Puck drop for the Flyers and Ducks is scheduled for 10 p.m. this evening.

  6. Marshawn Lynch Goes Beast Mode, We Have Fun Anyway

    Dec 2, 2011, 11:03 AM EDT

    It’s tough to say whether last night was really, as is being widely speculated this morning, the final nail in the Andy Reid coffin. What’s for sure is that the Eagles were manhandled on Thursday Night Football by Pete Carroll’s 4-7 (now 5-7) Seattle Seahawks, and that we had a lot of fun imbibing with and finally getting to meet some of you.

  7. In Which We Temper Your Remaining Enthusiasm for the Philadelphia Eagles

    Dec 1, 2011, 11:17 AM EDT

    Still optimistic about the 2011 Philadelphia Eagles? Adam Schefter and The Seattle Times will knock that right out of you.

  8. City 6 Showdown: St. Joe’s Hosts Drexel at the Fieldhouse

    Nov 30, 2011, 5:43 PM EDT

    Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the Hagan Arena on the campus of St. Joseph’s. Tonight’s relevant story lines after the jump…

  9. We’ll Start with the Injuries: Vick, Maclin, DRC All Out; Shady Questionable with a Toe Thing

    Nov 30, 2011, 1:04 PM EDT

    A brief update on the Eagles’ injury concerns heading into tomorrow night’s matchup with the Seahawks.

  10. Around the World: A Mixed Bag of City 6 Updates

    Nov 28, 2011, 3:18 PM EDT

    Brief updates on all six of the city’s college basketball programs.

  11. So What Did We Learn Here? Struggling to Make Sense of the NBA Lockout

    Nov 28, 2011, 12:42 PM EDT

    So what did we learn? What’s the final takeaway? It can’t really just be a pack of greedy owners taking it to the players and telling the common fan to “go screw,” can it?

  12. Andy Reid and Jason Kelce on the ‘Fire Andy’ Chants

    Nov 27, 2011, 8:06 PM EDT

    We play “one of these things is not like the other” with the Philadelphia Eagles.

  13. Flyers Blanked in Road Loss to Rangers

    Nov 26, 2011, 5:42 PM EDT

    Playing their second game in less than 24-hours, the Philadelphia Flyers both looked and played flat for the majority of their afternoon tilt in New York, winding up on the wrong end of a 2-0 final.

  14. Owls Earn Eighth Win of Year, Lose QB Coyer for 2 Weeks

    Nov 25, 2011, 5:15 PM EDT

    The Temple University Owls closed their regular season schedule with 34-16 win over the Kent State Golden Flashes on Black Friday afternoon. The win—Temple’s eighth of the season—puts the Owls squarely in the mix for an at-large invitation to a bowl game.

  15. WATN: Jake Plummer Sounds Off, We Reminisce

    Nov 23, 2011, 11:58 AM EDT

    Nick Menta gives thanks to Jake Plummer for preparing him for a lifetime of Eagles-related heartbreak.

  16. MLB Approves 10-Team Playoff, Will Begin HGH Testing

    Nov 22, 2011, 2:30 PM EDT

    Major League Baseball announced that its players and owners came to a settlement Tuesday afternoon on a new collective bargaining agreement that will expand the league’s playoff format to include two extra wild card qualifiers and drug program to include blood testing for human growth hormone.

  17. Dr. J Walks off with a Cool 3.5 Million in Auction of Personal Goods

    Nov 21, 2011, 12:18 PM EDT

    With the bidding on his personal memorabilia auction now closed, reports are out that Julius Erving is walking away with a total of $3.5 million dollars.

  18. On Vince Young and His Propensity for Winning Football Games

    Nov 21, 2011, 1:04 AM EDT

    Say what you want about his personal habits, his beliefs, and, you know, the way he generally lives his life. And say what you want about how he doesn’t have the skills to make it in the NFL. And say anything and everything you want about whether this success and style of play is sustainable over the long haul. But when all that is over, remember the thirty one other reasons why none of that matters.

  19. Temple Runs over Army, Eyes Bowl Berth

    Nov 19, 2011, 6:02 PM EDT

    Don’t tell the Temple Owls their season is over. Their 42-14 rout of the Army Black Knights on Saturday showed no signs of let down after the team was eliminated from the chase for the MAC Championship earlier this week.

  20. Foul Trouble, Lack of Depth, Officiating All Cost Temple in Loss to Purdue

    Nov 18, 2011, 4:03 PM EDT

    The Temple Owls are a team who miss the leadership, offense, defense and physical contributions of Scootie Randall. Watching their 85-77 loss to the Purdue Boilermakers Friday afternoon made that fact painfully clear.

  21. Photo: How to Run the High Screen and Roll on a Tennis Court Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico

    Nov 17, 2011, 5:03 PM EDT

    The Temple Men’s Basketball team goes over sets for their game against the Purdue Boilermakers on their hotel’s outdoor tennis court.

  22. Temple Starts Strong in Puerto Rico with 69-55 Win over Western Michigan

    Nov 17, 2011, 12:39 PM EDT

    Michael Eric registered a double-double, pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds and dominated the glass at both ends of the floor to get Temple off to a fast start in the first round of the 5-Hour Energy Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

  23. And, It’s Over: Temple Eliminated from MAC Championship Contention

    Nov 16, 2011, 11:46 PM EDT

    Two field goals—one missed, one made, and neither in the right way for the Owls—have put Temple out of the running to reach the MAC Championship game in Detroit.

  24. Are You, as a Temple Fan, Obligated to Root for the Buffalo Bulls?

    Nov 16, 2011, 1:29 PM EDT

    Though the outcome of tonight’s MAC showdown between the Ohio Bobcats and Bowling Green Falcons has zero effect in determining whether Temple will or will not win the MAC East, it will have an impact on the ways in which the team can or cannot reach the MAC Championship.

  25. Overtime 5: Maalik Wayns Overcomes La Salle in Extra Session

    Nov 15, 2011, 10:08 PM EDT

    Miss Temple-Penn last night? No problem. You got to watch it again on Tuesday.