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  1. Trees Planted Where Joe Paterno Statue Once Stood

    Jul 30, 2012, 12:34 PM EDT

    Regardless of how you feel about the Joe Paterno statue being removed from its former place outside of Beaver Stadium, I think we can all agree the empty space that was left in its wake — specifically that eery outline of the football players on the wall — felt strange.

  2. The Top Seven Main Points of the AP’s London Olympic Etiquette Tips

    Jul 26, 2012, 4:40 PM EDT

    Heading to London for the 2012 Olympics? Never been to Britain before? Don’t worry! The Associated Press has put together a fabulous etiquette guide that we’ve summarized into seven main points:

  3. Cool Olympic Things: Crazy Cameras

    Jul 23, 2012, 1:41 PM EDT

    The money and scale being spent on the Olympics today is pretty insane, but some of that results in incredibly cool stuff like the ridiculous camera setups being used by outlets like the Associated Press.

  4. NCAA Hands Down Incredible Punitive Blows to Penn State, Paterno Stripped of Wins

    Jul 23, 2012, 9:26 AM EDT

    The NCAA announced the punishment for Penn State University and its football program on Monday for the role it played in allowing the monster Jerry Sandusky to commit atrocious crimes against children for years. The fine was an eye-opening $60 million with no bowl eligibility for four seasons. There will also be a significant reduction in scholarships.

  5. Paterno Statue Down, ‘Unprecedented’ Penalties to Come for Penn State?

    Jul 22, 2012, 10:21 AM EDT

    In the wake of Penn State’s swift Sunday morning removal of the Joe Paterno statue outside that has stood outside Beaver Stadium for the past decade, CBS is reporting that the NCAA will announce “unprecedented sanctions” for the school and its football program on Monday.

  6. The Joe Paterno Statue Is Being Removed

    Jul 22, 2012, 7:52 AM EDT

    A decision has been made on hotly debated question as to whether the statue of Joe Paterno that stands outside of Beaver Stadium will be removed. This morning, Penn State President Rodney Erickson announced that the statue is coming down. Link to video feed.

  7. Artist Removes Halo from Joe Paterno Mural

    Jul 16, 2012, 11:19 AM EDT

    Artist Michael Pilato painted over a halo above Joe Paterno’s head on a mural at State College over the weekend after details of Paterno’s inaction with Jerry Sandusky became evident in the Freeh Report. The halo was originally added above JoePa’s head after his death in January.

  8. On the Freeh Report and PSU

    Jul 13, 2012, 12:19 PM EDT

    So a few of you noticed The700Level did not mention Joe Paterno or Penn State University on Thursday. You deserve to know we discussed it, and ultimately decided not to touch on it in the moment.

  9. Verdict: Jerry Sandusky Found Guilty on 45 of 48 Counts

    Jun 22, 2012, 10:27 PM EDT

    Guilty on 45 of 48 counts. 25 felonies, 14 in the first-degree. Maximum sentence would result in 442 years in prison.

  10. College Football Playoff One Step Closer to Reality

    Jun 21, 2012, 10:55 AM EDT

    BCS commissioners have reached a preliminary consensus on a playoff system that will be up for the approval of university presidents.

  11. Video: Bam Margera Kayaks Off 100 Foot Waterfall, Lands in Hospital

    Jun 12, 2012, 10:26 AM EDT

    Local product and jackass Bam Margera recently took a plunge off of a 100+ foot waterfall in Oregon, on purpose, and ended up having to go to the hospital after for an emergency hernia surgery.

  12. Report: Temple Guard Khalif Wyatt Arrested in Atlantic City

    Jun 11, 2012, 12:52 PM EDT

    Owl basketball guard Khalif Wyatt has reportedly been arrested in Atlantic City along with 27 others in a prostitution bust.

  13. A Weaker CAA Not So Bad for Drexel

    May 16, 2012, 11:57 AM EDT

    A weak conference, the Colonial Athletic Association, just got weaker. But is that necessarily bad for a Drexel program who keeps getting shut out of the NCAA tournament?

  14. Two Things You Should Be Doing Today

    May 5, 2012, 3:28 PM EDT

    Bourbon and betting on the ponies.

  15. Major League Bocce Returns to Philadelphia This Spring

    Apr 26, 2012, 11:22 AM EDT

    Major League Bocce is returning to Philadelphia this summer. How hard are your balls?

  16. Temple’s Juan Fernandez Signs Professional Contract with Italian Club

    Apr 13, 2012, 2:11 PM EDT

    Former Temple Owl Juan Fernandez has agreed to a multi-year deal with EA7 Olimpia Milano in Italy.

  17. Cheek Announces Departure from Villanova As Wildcats Consider Transfers

    Apr 12, 2012, 6:51 PM EDT

    Just like teammate and fellow junior Maalik Wayns less than one month before him, Dominic Cheek announced Thursday he will be leaving Villanova University after three years in order to enter the NBA draft.

  18. Rosen Named Player of the Year in Guard-Heavy Big 5 Awards

    Apr 10, 2012, 7:24 PM EDT

    Zack Rosen cleaned up on Tuesday, taking home year-end honors for Player of the Year, after also winning the city’s scoring title. Rosen was furthermore named Scholar-Athlete of the Year and named first-team All-Big 5.

  19. Programming Note: Temple’s Juan Fernandez in a 3-point Contest at 9 p.m.

    Mar 29, 2012, 2:58 PM EDT

    His jump shot isn’t what you would call “classic,” but Temple’s Juan Fernandez will be taking part in the 2012 State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championship this evening.

  20. Report: Maalik Wayns Leaving Villanova to Sign with Agent

    Mar 21, 2012, 1:26 PM EDT

    The guard scored 1,191 points in three seasons at Villanova and averaged 17.6 ppg to lead the Wildcats offense last season. Really, Wayns was the Wildcats offense last season.

  21. Expect Ugly, Slow, Brutal Basketball When No. 5 Temple Meets No. 12 USF

    Mar 16, 2012, 2:48 PM EDT

    USF will defend hard; Temple will be expected to run a lot of clock; USF will not score often; Temple will turn the ball over a lot; and it will all be unbearable to watch unless you really appreciate the intricacies of the game of basketball. You’ve been forewarned.

  22. Got Your NCAA Brackets Done? Check These Out.

    Mar 15, 2012, 10:26 AM EDT

    Every year it seems there are a slew of outlets pushing their field of 64 into the fray, so many that we could probably have a field of 64 of fields of 64. But there are certainly some pretty amusing ones out there, and they can inspire some fun debates if nothing else.

    One we liked this year is Philly Sports History’s “Philly’s Most Hated” Bracket.

  23. Four City Six Teams, Plus Temple’s Play-in Opponent, in Action Tonight

    Mar 14, 2012, 1:47 PM EDT

    After their resume kept them out of the NCAAs, there’s pressure on the Drexel Dragons to back up all the talk that has surrounded their “snub.”

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    Mar 12, 2012, 2:42 PM EDT

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