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Archive: August, 2010

Penn football looks to stay on top

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 1:36 AM
The Penn football program unveiled its 2010 squad at Franklin Field yesterday. The primary storylines are well-known: that the team was picked to finish second in the Ivy League despite having won last season's championship, and that the program is still recovering from Owen Thomas' suicide. So I headed... Read more

Villanova will host College GameDay Feb. 12

Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 1:13 PM
Villanova will host the ESPN "College GameDay" crew at the Pavilion on Feb. 12, 2011, for a primetime matchup with Big East opponent Pittsburgh. "College GameDay Driven by State Farm" will air from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pavilion on ESPNU for the first hour and then move to ESPN... Read more

Temple football gets points in season's first AP poll

Saturday, August 21, 2010, 1:58 PM
Temple's football team got two points in the season's first Associated Press Top 25 college football poll. Both came from the same voter: Joe Giglio of the Raleigh News and Observer. This year's ballots can be found at the new AP poll website, APTop25.com. It's a pretty impressive presentation, with... Read more

Three Big 5 teams in ESPN's hoops marathon

Monday, August 16, 2010, 1:26 PM
ESPN released the schedule for its season-opening 24-hour college basketball marathon on Tuesday, November 16, and three Big 5 teams are included in this year's slate. The only game that will take place in our region is Marist at Villanova at 5:30 p.m. That game is part of the NIT Season Tip-off.... Read more

Rodney Green heading to Israel

Monday, August 2, 2010, 6:50 PM
Former La Salle star Rodney Green has signed a contract with Israeli Premier League team Galil Gilboa. Israel's league is one of the better ones in Europe, and Galil Gilboa won last season's championship. So Green will get to play in the Euroleague (akin to soccer's Champions League) this coming season... Read more
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