Nov 14, 2011, 3:21 PM EDT
The NBA players have rejected the owners’ latest offer and will be dissolving their union to pursue legal options. If you were wondering what exactly defined “worst case scenario,” well…here you go.
Nov 14, 2011, 11:36 AM EDT
The Temple Owls will be without Khalif Wyatt this evening when they take on the Penn Quakers, as the guard serves a one-game suspension for a “minor internal matter.” Tonight’s match up will be the Quakers’ 2011-2012 home opener, and the Owls first game of the season. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m and can be heard 1210 AM.
Nov 12, 2011, 11:09 AM EDT
Penn State has been through one of the worst weeks a university could imagine for the most part, but on Saturday there will be a four-hour window to attempt to escape from the off-field scandal that has taken the nation by storm.
Nov 11, 2011, 1:44 PM EDT
Game times and opponents for each of the local team’s in action, accompanied by a brief preview of the major storylines surrounding each program as they prepare to begin their 2011-2012 seasons, after the jump…
Nov 9, 2011, 4:47 PM EDT
The Phillies are negotiating with both Ryan Madson and long-time Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon. Phils beat writer Todd Zolecki is calling the talks “a coin flip” between the two.
Nov 9, 2011, 1:24 PM EDT
Before we get into our comment of the week, we wanted to remind you about our big Eagles Game Watch Party for the Thursday night Seahawks game on December 1st at Misconduct Tavern at 15th and Locust in Center City. There will be some sweet beer specials in addition to some tasty bar snacks. We hope you can come hang out and watch the Birds with us.
Nov 9, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT
Temple hosts Miami (OH) in a battle of two teams who will both take the field with their seasons on the line. Kick-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. (ESPN / 1210 AM)
Nov 8, 2011, 8:38 PM EDT
In a move atypical of old men who usually instruct youngsters to “get off their lawn,” a video has surfaced online of Joe Paterno coming out to meet a throng of student supporters who have gathered in his front yard.
Nov 8, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT
CSN’s Tim Panaccio is reporting that Chris Pronger “appears likely” to return to the ice this Wednesday evening against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The captain has been sidelined for the Flyers’ last six games after taking an errant stick blade to the eye.
Nov 8, 2011, 12:27 PM EDT
The New York Times is reporting that Joe Paterno is on his way out at Penn State. The report comes less than a half hour after the cancellation of his previously scheduled 12:20 p.m. press conference.
Nov 8, 2011, 11:55 AM EDT
Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno was scheduled to make his first appearance before the media since this weekend’s news that implicates a number of university officials in the cover up of a child sex abuse scandal. His press conference, originally scheduled for 12:20 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, has been cancelled.
Nov 8, 2011, 1:51 AM EDT
Joe Frazier has died at the age of sixty-seven. For boxing fans, his legacy will live forever. We just hope his heart is finally at peace.
Nov 7, 2011, 3:33 PM EDT
Eagles Quarterbacks Mike Vick and Vince Young crack the Top 10 in Forbes’ recent list of the Most Disliked NFL Players.
Flyer Fights: Why You Still Shouldn’t Mess with Simmonds, but Might Be Okay with Rinaldo and Harry Z
Nov 7, 2011, 11:38 AM EDT
A 9-2 hockey game broke out in the middle of a three fight card featuring Wayne Simmonds vs. Derek Dorsett, Zac Rinaldo vs. Cody Bass and (believe it or not) Harry Zolniercyzk vs. James Wisniewski (*nervously tugs collar*).
Nov 6, 2011, 9:05 PM EDT
When Cutler was dealt from Denver to Chicago a few seasons back, I was largely apathetic about the now “embattled” quarterback. But I was wrong to be apathetic. The proof is in his face.
Nov 6, 2011, 12:05 PM EDT
For years, Joe Paterno’s persistent retirement controversy has been focused on everything Joe Paterno has done. Now it may be focused on what he didn’t do.
Nov 6, 2011, 11:14 AM EDT
If you want basketball, and the players want as much money as possible, it’s come time to sign a deal. Otherwise, neither you nor they will be getting any getting any of either.
Nov 6, 2011, 10:28 AM EDT
It is our sad duty this morning to bring you the news that Philadelphia boxing legend “Smokin’” Joe Frazier is in failing health. Reports broke Saturday evening that former champ and all-time great has been taken to a Philadelphia-area hospice facility, and is in the final stages of an aggressive form of liver cancer.
Nov 4, 2011, 3:47 PM EDT
Bernard Pierce’s status remains in question following a head injury sustained Wednesday night. The rest of his team isn’t out the race for the MAC East, yet. Scenarios inside.
Nov 3, 2011, 1:41 PM EDT
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Nick Menta tries to pick up the pieces after the Owls’ Wednesday night loss to Ohio. Sadly, he finds only more of that all-too-familiar feeling…
Nov 1, 2011, 5:22 PM EDT
Breaking down why Tuesday’s Big East “snub” was actually good for Temple and what the conference’s other options are should any of their invitees decline.
Nov 1, 2011, 4:43 PM EDT
Yahoo!’s Tim Brando has an interview up with Temple coach Fran Dunphy. Dunph has been making the media rounds recently in an effort to get the word out about his team and their tip-off against UPENN on Nov. 14. As Brando and Dunphy both remarked, it’s great just to be talking basketball in light of fatiguing mess that has become college football.
Nov 1, 2011, 3:03 PM EDT
With the market set to open for free agents, Sports Illustrated has published their Top 50 available free agents for the 2011-2012 off-season. Four Phillies made the list.
Nov 1, 2011, 12:55 PM EDT
At 5-3 overall and 3-2 within the conference, Temple holds a half-game lead in the MAC East over none other than (the) Ohio University, the team that has twice cost TU a chance at the MAC Champiosnhip. Kick off between the Owls and Bobcats is scheduled for 8 p.m. Wednesday evening (ESPN / 1210 AM).
Oct 31, 2011, 4:38 PM EDT
The Philadelphia 76ers have published eight pages from their 1976-1977 team yearbook, complete with pop-up video-style factoids explaining the necessary takeaways from each trip down memory lane. Plus, someone wrestles a bear!
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