Sep 2, 2011, 4:41 PM EDT
The St. Joseph’s Hawks will host the Villanova Wildcats and the Temple Owls from inside the confines of the Hagan Arena.
Sep 2, 2011, 2:41 PM EDT
The Philadelphia Big 5 is currently in negotiations to play a head-to-head basketball tournament against five New York City. Separately, Hakim Warrick wants a piece of Washington, D.C., and possibly some of Baltimore.
Sep 1, 2011, 11:45 PM EDT
After two years of last-second, nail biting hysterics deciding the Mayor’s Cup, the 2011 Temple Owls opted to make the game far less stressful for everyone involved, rolling the Villanova Wildcats by a final score of 42-7.
Aug 31, 2011, 8:46 PM EDT
The third annual Mayor’s Cup between the Temple Owls and Villanova Wildcats kicks off this evening at 7 p.m. from inside Lincoln Financial Field.
Aug 29, 2011, 2:28 PM EDT
Temple University quarterback Chester Stewart and defensive back Kee-ayre Griffin have been suspended for Thursday night’s Mayor’s Cup after violating team rules.
Aug 24, 2011, 6:36 PM EDT
With just eight days left until their Week 1 kickoff against rival Villanova in the 3rd annual Mayor’s Cup, first year head coach Steve Addazio stood strong and refused to name a starting quarterback during Wednesday’s team Media Day.
Aug 23, 2011, 12:40 PM EDT
The University of Pennsylvania announced Monday that its famed Palestra would soon be joining the 21st century thanks to a partnership with ANC Sports Enterprises and the addition of two new “Mitsubishi Electric Diamond Vision” video boards.
Aug 17, 2011, 3:25 PM EDT
After missing the entirety of last season with fractures in both his feet, former Temple Owl Craig Williams is making the move to TCU. The 6-9 power forward will complete his final year of eligibility as a member of the Horned Frogs.
Aug 16, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT
Citing a $35 Wells Fargo overdraft fee as at least partial motivation, Temple University’s all-time leading rebounder and Philadelphia 76ers second round draft pick Lavoy Allen is conducting a live auction via his Twitter feed.
Aug 9, 2011, 10:35 AM EDT
A list of inventive and highly amusing ways in which to keep Joe Paterno safe following his most recent on-field injury.
Jul 21, 2011, 4:48 PM EDT
Temple basketball’s Dutch Gaitley conducts a super-brief online correspondence with pop-star Katy Perry via Twitter.
Jul 14, 2011, 1:19 PM EDT
La Salle basketball graduate Jerrell Williams raps about his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey.
Jun 23, 2011, 11:56 PM EDT
Following in the footsteps of the Philadelphia Eagles less than two months ago, the Philadelphia 76ers have drafted a Temple Owl. With the 50th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Sixers have selected 6’9 power forward Lavoy Allen. This is the first Owl selected by the 76ers since Mark Karcher was chosen 48th overall in 2000.
Jun 15, 2011, 11:12 AM EDT
Penn State and Pitt will renew their football rivalry in a home-and-home series beginning in 2016.
May 17, 2011, 12:32 AM EDT
For those of you starved for off-season basketball updates, you’re in luck. Local product Dalton Pepper is coming home. The 6’5 guard and Pennsbury High School graduate will be leaving West Virginia University to play for coach Fran Dunphy and the Temple Owls. Pepper completed two seasons for the Mountaineers, but failed to assume a…
May 2, 2011, 8:45 PM EDT
Following up on a story we posted here a few weeks back, former La Salle Explorer Aaric Murray appears to have found a new home in his quest to transfer. Though the university has yet to release anything official, Murray’s Twitter feed from Saturday morning leaves little room from for doubt, exclaiming “I’m the newest member…
May 2, 2011, 4:20 PM EDT
With the 54th pick in the NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles have selected Temple safety Jaiquawn Jarrett, making him the highest drafted Philadelphia college athlete the Birds have taken since Villanova quarterback Jim Grazione in 1959. A four year starter for the Owls, Jarrett is capable of playing either safety position, bringing versatility to an…
May 2, 2011, 2:16 PM EDT
“With the thirtieth pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the New York Jets select Muhammad Wilkerson, Defensive Tackle, Temple University.” It’s been twenty-four years since Temple University alumni could relish hearing their alma mater‘s name called in the first round. Not since Paul Palmer was shattering program rushing records and finishing runner-up to Vinny Testeverde…
Apr 25, 2011, 5:23 PM EDT
Much in the fashion of Lavoy Allen after his junior season, Temple guard Ramone Moore will be filing paperwork today—Saturday—to declare for the NBA draft. Fortunately for the Owls, his eyes aren’t exclusively on the pros just yet. Inquirer staff writer Keith Pompey is reporting that Moore is only making the move to increase his…
Apr 5, 2011, 8:16 PM EDT
The NCAA Tournament is the most overrated post-season in sports because it fails at the most basic level, which is to crown a true national champion. 26 years ago, the Villanova Wildcats men’s basketball team pulled off what is considered one of the biggest upsets in sports history, defeating top ranked Georgetown to win the…
Mar 28, 2011, 6:54 PM EDT
In the kind of story that may motivate us to create a new “in a completely unsurprising turn of events” tag, former La Salle University center Aaric Murray has announced his intent to leave Coach John Giannini’s Explorers following the completion of his sophomore year. Widely recruited as a high school senior out of Glen Mills by a…
Mar 22, 2011, 10:28 AM EDT
I’ll be the first to admit that this is at least a day or two late. For practical reasons, I held off on writing a Temple-San Diego State recap until my emotions no longer clouded my judgment. A rant about what went wrong would have been just as unthoughtful as a gushing lovefest about “how…
Mar 15, 2011, 3:45 PM EDT
Fran Dunphy was a guest on 97.5 the Fanatic to talk about his TU hoops team’s chances in the tournament this weekend. One of the questions revolved around a national writer from CBS penciling in Temple as one of his Final Four teams, and whether Dunph was aware of said pick. “I was not. Was…
Mar 12, 2011, 7:30 PM EDT
Both the St. Joseph’s University Hawks and the Temple Owls have been eliminated from the Atlantic 10 tournament. The Dayton Flyers and Richmond Spiders will meet at 1p.m. tomorrow to determine a champion. I think we might as well just address this thing in order. We’ll start with the Hawks, move to the Owls and try…
Feb 9, 2011, 10:15 PM EDT
Villanova lost in stunning fashion at Rutgers Thursday night, blowing a late lead that was in double-digits with four minutes left. Rutgers staged a huge comeback on the strength of some of a string of three’s, winning 77-76. Jonathan Mitchell was fouled on a three pointer with less than a second on the clock, then…
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