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Temple football team registers 225 in marrow matching drive

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 12:58 PM
The Temple football team took time out from spring practice on Monday as they registered 225 people for their marrow drive. Every spring, in memory of former equipment manager Michel’le Daughtry, the football team teams up with “Be The Match” in its effort to recruit new members... Read more

Temple moves football game against Memphis

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 6:11 PM
Temple football announced today that its game with Memphis, originally schedule for Sat., Nov. 8, has been moved to Friday, Nov. 7. The game will be played at Lincoln Financial Field. Key in this change is that it allows the game to be viewed nationally on ESPNU. Kickoff time has yet to be determined... Read more

Temple's P.J. Walker headed to Manning camp

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 2:12 PM
By Matt Breen In his one season as an assistant with the New York Giants, Temple head coach Matt Rhule said Eli Manning was a “consummate professional.” The Giants quarterback never took anything for granted, Rhule said. And it’s something the second-year head coach wants ingrained... Read more

Temple hires former Hawaii assistant Wiesehan as offensive line coach

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 2:02 PM
Temple University announced this morning the hiring of Chris Wiesehan as the football team’s new offensive line coach. A veteran of 20 years coaching, Wiesehan spent the last two seasons at the University of Hawaii. Last season he coached the running backs. The season before that he coached... Read more

Alex Wells impresses in Temple's first football practice

Monday, March 24, 2014, 12:02 PM
By Matt Breen INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Temple football opened its Spring practice schedule on Monday morning. Here are some notes and observations. Alex Wells wasted little time Monday as he impressed his new Temple football coaches during the Owls’ first spring practice. The safety from Baltimore... Read more

Anthony Lee to transfer from Temple

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 9:58 AM
Anthony Lee has decided to transfer from Temple, according to a source close to the men’s basketball program. The redshirt junior center informed Owls coach Fran Dunphy of his decision Monday. Dunphy intends to grant the 6-foot-9, 230-pounder his release. Lee, who is scheduled to graduate in... Read more

Council Rock North's Brandon McIlwain to visit Temple junior day

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 7:13 PM
Highly-touted quarterback Brandon McIlwain said he plans to attend Temple’s junior day on Saturday. The Council Rock North sophomore is one of the area’s most sought after recruits. Michigan State offered him a scholarship on Tuesday, joining the likes of Miami, Virginia, Clemson, Auburn... Read more

Larry Brown says he was put on Earth by God to coach Allen Iverson

Sunday, February 16, 2014, 5:16 PM
Larry Brown answered reporter's questions for nearly 10 minutes before Sunday's post-game press conference came to a close. It was then that Brown - the former 76ers coach and current head coach at Southern Methodist - wanted to offer his own remarks. No. 23 SMU had fallen, 71-64, to Temple but Brown's... Read more

Larry Brown delivers coffee, donuts and a rejuvenated program

Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 6:38 PM
Larry Brown — in the second year of his basketball revival — awoke early Monday morning before making his way towards Southern Methodist’s basketball arena. It was two days after his Mustangs squad stormed past nationally-ranked Cincinnati. And later that afternoon, SMU would find... Read more

American sets Temple’s football opponents

Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 5:27 PM
Temple's 2014 football schedule continued to come into form on Wednesday afternoon as the American Athletic Conference announced the Owls' conference opponents. Temple will play Cincinnati, East Carolina, Memphis and Tulsa at home. The Owls will travel to Central Florida, Connecticut, Houston and... Read more
About this blog

John Mitchell is in his first year covering Temple after two seasons covering the 76ers for the Inquirer, after joining the paper in November 2011. He covered the Washington Wizards for the Washington Times from 1998 to 2008. He's also worked at the Philadelphia Tribune, the Wilmington News Journal, Courier-Post, Trenton Times and Elmira Star-Gazette. He graduated from Overbrook High School and Howard University in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter @jmitchinquirer or reach him at

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