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Archive: August, 2012

Josh Brown picks Temple, again

Monday, August 27, 2012, 2:08 PM
St. Anthony’s point guard Josh Brown recommitment to play basketball at Temple on Monday. The 6-foot-3 senior first committed to the Owls back in November. He backed out the commitment after his stock soared following his junior season. This time, Brown picked Temple over Rhode Island, Providence... Read more

No definite return date set for Temple's Deon Miller

Thursday, August 23, 2012, 10:06 AM
One of the biggest questions heading into Temple’s season is the status of wideout Deon Miller. Miller has been sidelined with a viral illness since the second week of training camp. There have been some speculations that the 6-foot-5, 210-pounder could miss Aug. 31’s season-opener against... Read more

Owls Insider: Temple Media Day & Fan Fest

Thursday, August 23, 2012, 3:27 AM
Video: The Inquirer’s Keith Pompey talks to Temple football coaches and players about the upcoming season at the Owls’ annual Media Day & Fan Fest. Read more

Owls rank sixth in Big East power rankings

Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 10:05 AM
Big East Power Rankings: Preseason A season ago, Temple was one of the powerhouse programs in the Mid-American Conference. Now, the Owls are a rebuilding member of the Big East. The loss of key players and the step up in competition will make things tough for an Owls team looking to win at least eight... Read more

Malcolm Eugene quits Temple's football team

Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 12:36 PM
Temple wideout Malcolm Eugene is no longer a member of the football team. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound senior informed the coaching staff Monday of his decision to stop playing and leave school. “Malcolm decided ... it is in his best interest to step down and go to a lower level,” Owls coach... Read more

Montel Harris talks about Boston College dismissal

Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 3:54 PM
Tuesday marked Temple running back Montel Harris' first media interview since being kicked off Boston College's football team in May. The graduate student, who has one season of eligibility left, talked about his dismissal, transferring to Temple and overcoming a knee injury. I will provide a much... Read more

Owls struggle to find groove

Saturday, August 18, 2012, 3:40 PM
Temple coach Steve Addazio was unhappy with the Owls' performance in Saturday's scrimmage. Quarterback Chris Coyer and running backs Montel Harris and Matt Brown were on the field for limited snaps, as Temple wanted to keep its starters healthy. Here's what Addazio said following the scrimmage: Read more

Addazio not satisfied with quarterbacks' leadership

Thursday, August 16, 2012, 12:53 PM
Temple coach Steve Addazio expects his quarterbacks to do much more than complete passes and rush for first downs. He demands that they become the unquestioned leaders of the offense. “Your quarterback needs to be that guy,” Addazio said. “What happens in practice with these quarterbacks... Read more

Big East hires Aresco as its commissioner

Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 12:32 PM
The Big East has hired CBS executive vice president Mike Aresco as its commissioner. Aresco, who becomes the conference's fourth commissioner, will be formally introduced Wednesday during a press conference in New York. He replaces John Marinatto, who resigned in May after fewer than three years as... Read more

Owls camp: Day 10 video

Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 4:55 PM
Temple coach Steve Addazio met with the media following Tuesday's rain-shortened practice. He talked about this season's offense compared to 2011, his role in the offensive scheme and the improved play of his offense during training camp. Read more
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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 jmitchell@philly.com.

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