Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Temple's Snow a finalists for top assistant honor

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 8:42 AM
Temple defensive coordinator Phil Snow was announced as a finalist on Tuesday for the Broyles Award, which honors the top assistant college football coach in America. The award, presented by the Rotary Club of Little Rock, will be announced on Tuesday, Dec. 9. The Broyles Award is presented by the... Read more

Highlights from Matt Rhule's AAC teleconference

Monday, November 24, 2014, 3:43 PM
Here are some highlights from Temple coach Matt Rhule’s American Athletic Conference coaches conference call on Monday: While Temple didn’t go to a bowl game in 2010, when the Owls went 8-4 and 5-3 in the in the Mid-American Conference, Rhule believes that being a part of the American... Read more

Delving into the Dunphy, Krzyzewski relationship

Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:41 PM
Not long after his Duke Blue Devils handed Temple its first loss of the season in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski talked about a warm cell phone conversation he had with former Temple coach John Chaney about an hour before the game. He talked about the Temple program... Read more

Sluggish offense, turnovers do in Owls vs. Duke

Saturday, November 22, 2014, 12:29 AM
NEW YORK – The emphasis Temple placed on defense this offseason was apparent Friday against Duke. Unfortunately for Temple, there was no offense to go along with it. Facing the No. 4 team in the nation, the Owls made just 37.3 percent of their shots (22-of-59 ) and committed more... Read more

Hoops headed back to Puerto Rico in 2015

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 4:31 PM
Temple’s men’s basketball team has accepted an invitation to compete in the 2015 Puerto Rico Tip-Off, making the third time in the last eight seasons the Owls will play in the event. The four-day tournament will also include Butler, Miami (Fla.), Minnesota, Mississippi State, Missouri... Read more

Harper a finalist for service award

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 12:34 PM
While he’s not doing too much on the footbal field this weekend – Temple has a bye this weekend and won’t play again until Nov. 29 (Cincinnati) - Owls running back Kenneth Harper has made a little news away from it. Harper was announced Thursday as one of three finalists... Read more

Temple sports chat with John Mitchell

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:02 AM
Join the Inquirer's John Mitchell as he takes your Temple sports questions in a live chat, beginning Wednesday at 11 a.m. Read more

Owls' Brown could be vastly improved.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 10:14 PM
Fran Dunphy has been telling anyone who will listen that he believes the returning player on the Temple basketball team that could make the biggest jump this season is point guard Josh Brown. On Monday night against Louisiana Tech, the 6-3 sophomore from Newark, N.J. made his coach look clairvoyant... Read more

Rhule discusses the importance of becoming bowl eligible

Monday, November 17, 2014, 2:43 PM
Speaking on the American Athletic Conference coaches’ teleconference on Monday afternoon, Temple football coach Matt Rhule said that the team’s goal is still to become bowl eligible. Temple (5-5, 3-3 American Athletic Conference), which has two games (Cincinnati, at Tulane) remaining,... Read more

Penn State: Stolen tickets for Temple game will not be honored

Friday, November 14, 2014, 2:29 PM
Penn State announced that for Saturday's football game against Temple, it will not honor about 115 tickets from Temple’s allotment that were stolen as they were in the process of being returned to the university. In a release, Penn State said the stolen tickets are located in Section NKU, rows... 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

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