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Archive: September, 2012

McManus named CFPA specialist of the week

Sunday, September 9, 2012, 3:09 PM
Temple placekicker/punter Brandon McManus earned his second consecutive College Football Performance Awards’ specialist-of-the-week honor on Sunday. The senior made field goals of 36 and 40 yards to extend his Owls career record of made field goals to 50 in Saturday's 36-27 loss to Maryland... Read more

Attendance worse than Owls unsightly play

Sunday, September 9, 2012, 1:15 AM
Best and Worst awards for Temple vs. Maryland game My look at some of the best and worst performances from Maryland’s 36-27 victory over Temple on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field: Best player in the game: Any person in his right mind knows Stefon Diggs wins this by a landslide. The Terrapins’... Read more

Big East conference has no plans to change its name

Saturday, September 8, 2012, 12:00 PM
Big East commissioner Mike Aresco said Saturday morning that the conference has no plans to change its name. “There is tremendous brand equity built up in the Big East name,” he said before the Temple vs. Maryland game at Lincoln Financial Field. “And as you know, … nowadays... Read more

Video: Temple loses to Maryland

Saturday, September 8, 2012, 8:51 PM
The Inquirer's Keith Pompey reviews Temple's loss to Maryland, 36-27, on Sep. 8 at Lincoln Financial Field. (Video by David Swanson/Staff Photographer) Read more

Terps escape with 36-27 victory

Saturday, September 8, 2012, 3:31 PM
Maryland escaped with a 36-27 victory over Temple on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field. The Owls (1-1) nearly battled back from a 23-point first-half deficit. Temple quarterback Chris Coyer completed a 35-yard touchdown pass to Jalen Fitzpatrick to close the gap to 29-27 with 7:04 seconds left... Read more

Temple loses to Maryland, 36-27

Friday, September 7, 2012, 8:31 PM
After being outscored 26-3 in the first half, Temple rallied in the second half but could come all the way back in a 36-27 loss to Maryland at Lincoln Financial Field. You can read about the game as it happened from The Inquirer's Keith Pompey below. If you're on a mobile device, click here. Read more

Passing game must improve against Terps

Friday, September 7, 2012, 7:38 AM
Temple vs. Maryland keys to the game Talk about teams on different paths. Once ranked among the nation’s worst programs, Temple looks to open the season 2-0 for the third consecutive year. Meanwhile, Maryland’s last victory against a Football Bowl Subdivision member came against shorthanded... Read more

Owls Insider: Preparing for Maryland

Thursday, September 6, 2012, 9:54 PM
Video: The Inquirer's Keith Pompey talks with Temple football head coach Steve Addazio about Saturday's game against Maryland. Read more

Carraway named Jim Thorpe honorable mention

Thursday, September 6, 2012, 7:38 PM
Temple safety Vaughn Carraway received honorable-mention honors for Jim Thorpe defensive player of the week. The graduate student was recognized for recording three tackles, a 57-yard interception return for a touchdown and a fumble recovery in last weekend's 41-10 victory over Villanova. The Owls... Read more

Owls' schedule loaded with 14 television appearances

Thursday, September 6, 2012, 4:36 PM
Here is Temple's 2012-13 men's basketball schedule: Nov. 13 at Kent State (ESPN) Nov. 17 RICE Nov. 25 DELAWARE Nov. 28 at Buffalo Dec. 1 WAGNER Dec. 5 at Villanova (ESPN2) Dec. 8 Duke (Izod Center - ESPN) East Rutherford, NJ. Dec. 12 TOWSON Dec. 17 GOTHAM CLASSIC Dec. 19 GOTHAM CLASSIC Dec... 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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