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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. More Early Season Big 5 Action: ‘Nova Hosts La Salle

    Nov 15, 2011, 2:26 PM EDT

    Maalik Wayns and the Villanova University Wildcats are set to host Tyreek Duren and the La Salle University Explorers. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. from inside the Ski Lodge on the campus of Villanova (ESPN 3 / 1210 AM).

  5. Zack Rosen Goes All Zack Rosen, But Temple Survives Penn 73-67 in Overtime

    Nov 15, 2011, 1:43 AM EDT

    Zack Rosen made a strong case for why he may just be the best guard in the city. Unfortunately for the rest of his Quaker teammates, his game-high 27-points would not be enough. The Temple University Owls barely survived the Penn Quakers on Monday night, needing overtime to ultimately escape the Palestra with a 73-67 victory.

  6. Big 5 Opener: Penn Hosts Temple at the Palestra, Owls’ Wyatt to Sit

    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.

  7. Penn State-Nebraska: And the Band Played on…

    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.

  8. A Surreal Game Day Has Dawned in State College

    Nov 12, 2011, 11:01 AM EDT

    Some weren’t sure there’d be a football game between Penn State and Nebraska today. Would they cancel out of shame, respect, fear? The answer is no, that the game will go on, unless something shocking happens between now and kickoff. One person has already tried to derail the game with a bomb threat, just part of the circus going on in Happy Valley today.

  9. Big 5 Tip-off Tonight; Penn, ‘Nova, Joe’s and La Salle All in Action

    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…

  10. Guest Post: The ‘Proud To Be A Penn Stater’ Call to Action

    Nov 11, 2011, 12:58 PM EDT

    A grassroots Penn State alumni group (one not affiliated with the University or the Alumni Association) decided they’re tired of seeing the focus on the football team and coaches. The real issue so many people seemed to have missed or quickly moved on from is the victims and the horrible crimes committed against them.

    Working with RAINN, a charity aimed at helping victims of sexual abuse, the goal is to raise $500,000, which amounts to about $1 for every Penn State alumnus.

  11. Before This Week, the Most Un-Penn State Thing I Ever Saw Involved… Joe Paterno and Mike McQueary

    Nov 11, 2011, 10:54 AM EDT

    Penn State’s Joe Paterno and Mike McQueary are embroiled in the fallout from the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse case. My first memory of Paterno and McQueary dates back to 1995 Penn State Rutgers game where Paterno cursed at Doug Graber

  12. Penn State: Mike McQueary to Miss Nebraska Game Due to Threats

    Nov 10, 2011, 10:05 PM EDT

    Penn State Athletics has issued a statement that assistant coach Mike McQueary will miss Saturday’s game against Nebraska due to threats made against him.

  13. How in the World is Mike McQueary Still Coaching for Penn State?

    Nov 10, 2011, 11:41 AM EDT

    Joe Paterno is gone, but Mike McQueary apparently will stay. Why?

  14. Board of Trustees: Joe Paterno Officially Out at Penn State

    Nov 9, 2011, 10:18 PM EDT

    Joe Paterno has coached his last game at Penn State.

    The Board of Trustees met Wednesday night and came to the decision that it was in the universities best interest if Paterno and Penn State President Graham Spanier were to immediately leave their respective positions. ABC’s Jim Gardner broke the news on twitter tonight that Paterno would not coach another game, and that Spanier had resigned.

    Gardner reports that assistant coach Tom Bradley will be interim coach.

  15. Temple-Miami (OH): German Pop Cover Band Edition

    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)

  16. Officially the End: Joe Paterno to Retire After Season Coach’s Statement Below

    Nov 9, 2011, 10:14 AM EDT

    The AP is reporting that Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will retire after the current season concludes.

  17. Report: Penn State Planning Paterno Exit Strategy

    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.

  18. Paterno Presser Scheduled for 12:20 Now Cancelled

    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.

  19. Joe Paterno an Easy Target in Penn State Mess

    Nov 7, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    There is plenty of blame to go around at Penn State for what has unfolded in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse case. Many have pointed a finger at Joe Paterno over the past 48 hours for his role in all of this. But why? Because he didn’t do enough?

  20. JoePa Speaks As Two Top Penn State Officials Step Down

    Nov 7, 2011, 1:21 AM EDT

    Two high ranking Penn State officials stepped down on Sunday night amid the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. Joe Paterno also spoke yesterday.

  21. Joe Must Go: Bob Ford on Paterno’s Role in the Sandusky Scandal

    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.

  22. Sexual Abuse Charges Filed Against Jerry Sandusky; Penn State Officials Charged With Perjury and Failure to Report

    Nov 5, 2011, 12:38 PM EDT

    Disturbing news out of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office today, where charges of child sexual abuse have been filed against former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky. Charges of perjury and failure to report have been entered against Timothy Curley, Penn State’s Athletic Director, and Gary Schultz, Senior VP of Finance and Business, a position that oversees the Penn State police department. Head coach Joe Paterno is also said to have testified to a grand jury, although he has not been charged with wrongdoing.

    Sandusky is the founder of a program called The Second Mile, which operates programs for young people, according to a press release given by the Attorney General’s office. A grand jury investigation has identified eight boys as being targets of sexual activity by Sandusky between 1994 and 2009; all of the encounters began with Second Mile activities.

  23. Temple Update: Pierce’s Status Unconfirmed, We Outline MAC East Tiebreak Scenarios Amended

    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.

  24. The Day After: Inside the Mind of a Discouraged Temple Fan

    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…

  25. Relax, Temple and Novaheads: Big East Not out of the Woods Just Yet

    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.