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Temple sports chat with John Mitchell

Friday, October 17, 2014, 4:53 AM
Join the Inquirer's John Mitchell as he takes you Temple sports questions in a live chat, beginning Friday at 10 a.m. Read more

Houston Scouting Report

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 3:21 PM
As Temple (4-1, 2-0 American Athletic Conference) prepares to face Houston (3-3, 1-1 AAC) on Friday (ESPNU, 9 p.m.) on the road, here are some Cougars trends and players to keep on top of when the teams collide in TDECU Stadium. - The game has the making of a defensive showdown as UH leads the... Read more

Kirkwood discusses his reasons for transferring

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 2:32 PM
It turns out that the loss of a close friend and former teammate played a big role in Temple receiver Keith Kirkwood’s decision to transfer to Temple. Kirkwood’s former University of Hawaii teammate Willis Wilson, a running back, drowned last November on a beach in Hawaii. The tragedy... Read more

Tulsa scouting report

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 3:21 PM
As Temple (3-1, 1-0 American Athletic Conference) prepares to face Tulsa (1-4, 1-0 AAC), here are some things trends and players to keep on top of when the Owls host the Golden Hurricane Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field: *The first quarter has been an exercise in futility for the Golden Hurricane... Read more

Temple sports chat with John Mitchell

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 2:57 AM
Join the Inquirer's John Mitchell for a live chat about Temple sports on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Read more

Wells could be back on field soon for Temple

Monday, October 6, 2014, 3:47 PM
A few interesting things came out of Temple coach Matt Rhule’s American Athletic Conference teleconference today: For starters, Rhule appears optimistic that safety Alex Wells could be back on the field soon. A Junior College All American (ASA College in Brooklyn) last season, Wells hasn’t... Read more

Enechionyia ready to get started

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:24 PM
Temple men’s basketball coach Fran Dunphy likes what he’s seen out of freshman forward Obi Enechionyia. “He’s making strides and I think he’s learning,” Dunphy said of the Owls’ lone freshman on the 2013-14 team. “But I also think that there is a little... Read more

Alston staying home, headed to Temple

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 8:25 AM
Levan Alston Jr. liked Temple a whole lot, which makes perfect sense when you consider that his father played there. But when the Owls hired his father’s close friend and former Temple star Aaron McKie as an assistant coach this past summer, like turned to love, which is a big reason the... Read more

Haverford School's Levan Alston going to Temple

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 8:09 AM
Levan Alston Jr. liked Temple a whole lot, which makes perfect sense when you consider that his father played there. But when the Owls hired his father’s close friend and former Temple star Aaron McKie as an assistant coach this past summer, liked turned to love, which is a big reason the... Read more

Martin-Oguike, Jones receive AAC weekly honors

Monday, September 29, 2014, 6:51 PM
Temple’s latest shellacking of an opponent didn’t go unnoticed in the offices of the American Athletic Conference this weekend, as the Owls’ 36-10 road rout of UConn earned them conference defensive and special teams player of the week honors and a pair of conference honorable mention... Read more
About this blog

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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