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Archive: July, 2012

Camden Catholic's Green commits to Temple

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 2:53 PM
NEWPORT, R.I. -- Camden Catholic shooting guard Kyle Green gave an oral commitment Tuesday to play basketball at Temple. The 6-foot-5 rising senior chose the Owls over scholarship offers from Albany, Quinnipiac, Florida Atlantic and Colgate. Temple coach Fran Dunphy "was the first guy to recruit... Read more

Addazio: 'It's a new Temple'

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 1:41 PM
NEWPORT, R.I. – Talk about bringing the excitement. Temple’s Steve Addazio was by far the most animated coach at Tuesday’s Big East Media Day here. As everyone listened, he talked about what the conference can expect from the Owls. “It’s a new Temple,” he said... Read more

Owls Insider: Big East football media day

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 9:42 PM
The Inquirer's Keith Pompey checks in from Newport, R.I., where Temple football coach Steve Addazio and some of his players met the press at the Big East's annual football media day. Read more

Owls picked last in Big East poll

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 8:32 AM
NEWPORT, R.I. – It’s official. Temple has been picked to finish last in the Big East Conference in the conference’s preseason media poll. Louisville received 24 of a possible 28 first-place votes en route to being tabbed the favorite to win the eight-team conference. South Florida... Read more

Paul VI standout Grant commits to Temple

Monday, July 30, 2012, 12:27 PM
Paul VI rising senior Zach Grant gave an oral commitment Monday to play football at Temple. "Temple is on a come-up," Grant said of picking the Owls. "That's big for me. Before Temple was like a little small school. And it wasn't too big on football. Now, I think they are really trying to come up... Read more

Sources: Owls picked last in Big East

Monday, July 30, 2012, 11:34 PM
NEWPORT, R.I. -- According to multiple sources, Temple's football team was picked to finish last in the Big East Conference this season in the conference's annual media poll. Louisville was tabbed as the favorite to win the conference, the sources confirmed. The official preseason rankings will be... Read more

CSM names Levi Brown all-Big East

Saturday, July 28, 2012, 12:57 PM
Temple defensive tackle Levi Brown has been named a preseason all-Big East Conference selection by College Sports Madness. Owls running back Matt Brown and safety Justin Gildea garnered second-team honors. Offensive tackle Martin Wallace and place kicker Brandon McManus are third-team selections. Levi... Read more

Coyer, three others to represent Temple

Friday, July 27, 2012, 8:35 AM
Temple quarterback Chris Coyer, defensive end Marcus Green, kicker/punter Brandon McManus and offensive tackle Martin Wallace will join coach Steve Addazio at Tuesday’s Big East Football Kickoff media day in Newport, R. I. The Owls are making their second go-round in the Big East. They officially... Read more

Temple reaches out to PSU's Deion Barnes

Thursday, July 26, 2012, 1:39 PM
Penn State defensive end Deion Barnes gave folks at Penn State and Temple an answer. The Philadelphia native tweeted Thursday afternoon "I'm staying at Penn State, so the phone calls and speculation can stop." However, Temple had reached out Barnes about transferring this week. “I can tell... Read more

Big East to air Summer Kickoff online

Thursday, July 26, 2012, 6:28 PM
Temple fans looking to watch Tuesday's Big East Conference Summer Kickoff are in luck. The Big East Digital Network will air the media day live online at www.bigeast.org. Fans can also view the event on mobile and tablet applications at www.bigeastmobile.com. The media day will start at 8:55 a.m... Read more
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John Mitchell is in his second 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 jmitchell@philly.com.

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