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  1. Fran Dunphy on Realignment, Team Defense and Scootie Randall

    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.

  2. Temple to Visit Ohio with MAC Title Hopes in the Balance; Our Freakishly Long Preview in 9 Sections

    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).

  3. Ed Rendell and Michael Nutter Write Letters to the Big East in Support of Temple Excerpts Below

    Oct 31, 2011, 2:25 PM EDT

    As Rick Pitino, Andy Katz and Dick Vitale are getting Temple’s possible inclusion in the Big East some national attention, Michael Nutter and Ed Rendell are reportedly doing some lobbying of their own.

  4. Temple’s Pierce Held out of Practice to Prepare for Key Matchup with Ohio This Wednesday

    Oct 29, 2011, 1:48 PM EDT

    The Temple University Owls are either enjoying the warmth of their dorm rooms or practicing in the snow at the EOC. One thing is for sure, we know Bernard Pierce won’t be anywhere near the practice field.

  5. Penn State Hosts Illinois in Snowy Happy Valley

    Oct 29, 2011, 11:44 AM EDT

    They say revenge is a dish best served cold. If that’s the case, Penn State should be well situated for revenge against Illinois this afternoon. Temperatures will be in the 30’s today and up to six inches of snow could fall while Penn State hosts Illinois in Beaver Stadium at 3:30 p.m. It could have the makings for a classic snow game in Happy Valley.

  6. Quotable: Steve Addazio on the Passing Game

    Oct 24, 2011, 12:58 PM EDT

    Following Temple’s 13-10 loss to Bowling Green over the weekend, we questioned whether the Owls’ unbalanced offense—demonstrated by their refusal to throw the ball—was generated by a lack of faith in that passing game or, instead, an err in play-calling. During his Monday morning MAC coaches teleconference, Addazio spoke out on both the loss and the questions surrounding the team’s passing game.

  7. Temple’s Passing Game Exposed in 13-10 Loss to Bowling Green

    Oct 22, 2011, 7:31 PM EDT

    The 2011 Temple Owls have proven to be fantastic frontrunners. They’ve also proven to be absolutely dreadful when playing from behind. Against Bowling Green on Saturday, the Owls’ No. 1 flaw was fully exposed: they have an inability to throw the football.

  8. Penn State at Northwestern, JoePa on the Brink of Yet Another Record

    Oct 22, 2011, 11:34 AM EDT

    If Penn State is playing Northwestern, then another milestone victory must be on the agenda for the weekend.

  9. Temple-Bowling Green: Smiths Edition

    Oct 22, 2011, 11:25 AM EDT

    The Owls (5-2, 3-1) will look to put together their first three-game winning streak of the season when they take on the Bowling Green Falcons (3-4, 1-2) this afternoon on the Turf of Doyt Perry Stadium in Bowling Green, Ohio.

  10. Pierce Sets New Records as Owls Soar over Buffalo 34-0

    Oct 15, 2011, 5:30 PM EDT

    Bernard Pierce’s assault on the Temple record book continues. Crossing the goal line for the 44th touchdown of his college career, the junior running back is now the all-time leader in TDs scored by a Temple Owl, passing Paul Palmer’s previous record of 43.

  11. Temple-Buffalo: Kanye Edition

    Oct 15, 2011, 1:02 AM EDT

    Saturday afternoon is Homecoming for the university, with the Owls (4-2, 2-1) set to play host to the Buffalo Bulls (2-4, 1-1). The game will be broadcast live on the All-MACcess web stream as well as on OwlSports.com. As always, it can be heard on the radio on 1210 AM.

  12. Penn State-Purdue: I’m Coming Home, I’m Coming Home, Tell the World I’m Coming Home

    Oct 15, 2011, 12:47 AM EDT

    Homecoming is a great time on any college campus, but at Penn State there is just something special about the atmosphere, and we’re not talking about the stench of the homecoming festivities from Friday evening either.

  13. Villanova Blocking Temple from Full Big East Membership? We Outline Realignment Contingencies

    Oct 13, 2011, 11:39 AM EDT

    Villanova is reportedly opposed to Temple joining the Big East as a full-member. Nick Menta breaks down the potential fate of the Big East should Villanova stay its course.

  14. Big East Update: Temple in? Not Yet

    Oct 12, 2011, 10:55 AM EDT

    A morning roundup of links updating you on the evolving Big East.

  15. Women’s Basketball Has the Potential to SaveDoom the Big East?

    Oct 11, 2011, 3:28 PM EDT

    Does women’s basketball hold the key to saving Big East football?

  16. Temple-Ball State: I Get Angry Edition

    Oct 7, 2011, 12:45 PM EDT

    Temple writer Nick Menta goes off on your lack of support for the Owls’ football program a la Christian Bale.

  17. Fran Dunphy Shaves his Mustache in Honor of Dionte Christmas Now with Video

    Oct 6, 2011, 1:48 PM EDT

    With only the assistance of a white towel, a mug of hot water and a small make-up mirror, the Temple’s mens basketball coach took a disposable razor to his legendary lip fur before a crowd of on-lookers in the basement of the Liacouras Center Thursday morning.

  18. Report: Temple ”Wants In” the Big East

    Oct 5, 2011, 11:44 AM EDT

    Temple University has made clear its interest to Big East officials in potentially joining the in-flux conference.

  19. Temple Suffers Severe Disappointment versus Toledo

    Oct 1, 2011, 4:07 PM EDT

    The Temple Owls suffered a severe letdown after last week’s rout of Maryland, losing to the Toledo Rockets by a final score of 36-13.

  20. Penn States road to Indianapolis begins Saturday in Indiana

    Sep 30, 2011, 9:07 PM EDT

    The Nittany Lions open up Big Ten play on the road against the Indiana Hoosiers with eyes now focused on a return trip to the state in December for the inaugural Big Ten championship game.

  21. Temple to Host Injured, Angry Toledo Rockets

    Sep 30, 2011, 1:54 PM EDT

    The Temple University Owls (3-1, 1-0) will play host to the Toledo Rockets (1-3, 0-0) this Saturday at noon. Game preview and information on Temple’s $5 ticket promotion can be found inside.

  22. Brooklyn, Brooklyn: Atlantic 10 to Move Conference Tournament

    Sep 28, 2011, 11:40 AM EDT

    The A10 will move its conference basketball tournament to the Barclay’s Center starting in 2013.

  23. Comment of the Week Sponsored By Misconduct Tavern

    Sep 28, 2011, 11:37 AM EDT

    Don’t forget about our The700Level.com Meetup and Eagles Game Watch on December 1st at Misconduct, located at 15th and Locust in Center City. $3 beer specials along with a $3 bar snack menu. Come hang with the Levelers and watch some Iggles football.

  24. Temple Announces Ticket Discount for Saturday Game Updated with Video from Steve Addazio

    Sep 28, 2011, 9:55 AM EDT

    You are going to have to go out of your way to pay more than $5 for a Temple ticket this weekend.

  25. Forget the Turtle: Temple Routs Maryland as Pierce Sets New School Record

    Sep 24, 2011, 5:59 PM EDT

    Temple’s 38-7 victory in Maryland was its first win over an ACC opponent in program history and the first against a BCS opponent on the road since 2002.