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College football notes from ESPN’s media day

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 3:57 PM
BRISTOL, Conn. - Every year, ESPN invites a bunch of media types to its headquarters so that they can talk to other media types about things in the media. Part of the event was dedicated to NFL coverage, another part to college football coverage, and the rest to showing off the big new digital studio... Read more

ESPN's College GameDay coming to the Palestra for Temple-La Salle

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 11:19 AM
The day Big 5 fans have long hoped to see is finally coming. ESPN is bringing its "College GameDay" show to the Palestra on Saturday, January 18 for the Temple-La Salle game. That means a two-hour morning show live from 33rd Street: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on ESPNU, and 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on ESPN. The... Read more

Temple, La Salle in ESPN's college hoops Tip-Off Marathon

Monday, August 12, 2013, 10:06 AM
We already knew that Temple will host Kent State on November 11, and that La Salle will host Quinnipiac on November 12. We now know the tip times for those games - and that both games will be on national television. That's right. Both games will be part of this year's college basketball tip-off marathon... Read more

Bill Cosby to perform at Palestra after Temple-Penn Big 5 game

Friday, July 19, 2013, 3:41 PM
November 9 was always going to be a big day on 33rd Street. It just got a lot bigger. We already know it's Homecoming weekend at Penn. So what's likely to be the season's biggest crowd will be on hand for the Quakers' football game against Princeton at 12 p.m. There's also the men's basketball season... Read more

Temple men's basketball sets non-conference schedule, American conference opponents

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 4:52 PM
Temple's men's basketball program has unveiled the dates for its non-conference games and the breakdown of American Athletic Conference teams it will host and/or visit for the 2013-14 season. The Owls will tip off their campaign on November 9 with a Big 5 game against Penn at the Palestra. Their other... Read more

Live updates: 2013 NCAA tournament Sunday third round games

Sunday, March 24, 2013, 12:20 AM
UPDATE: Tyrone Garland hit the game-winning shot with 2.5 seconds left to lead La Salle past Mississippi, 76-74, in Kansas City. The Explorers are headed to the Sweet 16 in Los Angeles. They'll play Wichita State in the West Region semifinal on Thursday. The "Southwest Philly Floater," as Garland... Read more

2013 NCAA tournament third round Sunday TV schedule

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 12:41 AM
Click here for Saturday's TV schedule. Sunday (all times are Eastern): 12:15 p.m.: W2. Ohio State vs. W10. Iowa State at Dayton, Ohio (CBS/Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg//Tracy Wolfson) 3:06 p.m.: E1. Indiana vs. E9. Temple at Dayton, Ohio (CBS/Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg/Tracy Wolfson) 5:25 p.m.: S1. Kansas... Read more

Live chat: 2013 NCAA tournament Friday marathon

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 10:39 PM
UPDATE (3:50 p.m.) - No. 9 Temple advanced past No. 8 N.C. State with a 76-72 win in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. - - - - - I have been covering college basketball in Philadelphia for a decade now, and I can't remember heading into a day as wild as this one promises to be. Since I moved... Read more

'Resilient' Temple set to face N.C. State in NCAA tournament

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 9:07 PM
Here's a transcript of Temple's press conference ahead of Friday's game against N.C. State in Dayton. THE MODERATOR: We're being joined by Temple student‑athletes, Jake O'Brien, Scootie Randall, and Khalif Wyatt. Q. Khalif, you guys have been here so many times, and you've struggled in the first... Read more

N.C. State aims to shut down Temple's Khalif Wyatt in NCAA tournament

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 8:54 PM
Here's a transcript of N.C. State's press conference ahead of Friday's NCAA tournament game against Temple in Dayton. THE MODERATOR: We're now being joined by NC State student‑athletes Lorenzo Brown, Scott Wood, Richard Howell, and C.J. Leslie. Q. So you guys last year, nobody had any experience... Read more
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Soft Pretzel Logic is Philly.com's college sports blog, with a primary focus on the University of Pennsylvania. You'll also see coverage of the Big 5, other major college sports events in the region, and the annual Penn Relays track and field meet.

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