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Archive: August, 2013

Video: 2013 college football preview

Friday, August 30, 2013, 9:01 PM
Jon Tannenwald of Philly.com and Joe Juliano of the Inquirer sit down to discuss the outlooks for each of the local college football teams for the 2013 season. Read more

Temple's Alwan to start at middle linebacker

Thursday, August 29, 2013, 1:30 PM
Here are some lose ends from the Owls’ final practice before heading out to South Bend to face Notre Dame in Saturday’s nationally televised game. *Coach Matt Rhule announced that freshman Jarred Alwan will get the nod over sophomore Nate D. Smith and start at MIKE linebacker. Smith,... Read more

Video: Joe Juliano previews Penn State-Syracuse

Thursday, August 29, 2013, 10:44 AM
The Inquirer's Joe Juliano and CineSport's Justin Shackil preview Penn State's season opener against Syracuse on Saturday and discuss the Nittany Lions' quarterback situation. Read more

Saint Joseph's men's basketball non-conference schedule

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 3:32 PM
St. Joe's has some strong home non-conference games coming up this season. There's also a trip to the Old Spice Classic, whose field is pretty stacked. The other teams are Louisiana State, Butler, Memphis, Oklahoma State, Purdue, Siena and Washington State. Here's the Hawks' full non-conference slate... Read more

Penn State's, Syracuse's strong pass rush could unleash first D-I sack on new QBs

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 9:26 AM
For quarterbacks, turf tastes worst behind the line of scrimmage. Syracuse and Penn State will both send two first-time starting quarterbacks onto the football field at MetLife Stadium this Saturday. Whoever they are, both are probably worried about their first Division I sack in their new uniforms... Read more

Penn State's Zach Zwinak preps for Syracuse game in his usual physical style

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 6:20 PM
An opponent’s indented facemask was a microcosm of Penn State running back Zach Zwinak’s season in 2012. Now, the redshirt junior hopes it’s a harbinger of 2013. Zwinak doesn’t remember the team of the player whose facemask he caved in. His physical style of football often... Read more

Temple's middle linebacker battle still brewing

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 3:09 PM
Sophomore linebacker Nate D. Smith has made a strong push in the final days leading up to Temple’s season opener at Notre Dame to return to the starting lineup. On Tuesday, at his weekly press conference, coach Matt Rhule surprised some when he said that freshman Jarred Alwan had won the starting... Read more

Owls offense to look like New York Giants

Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 10:38 AM
Had a few questions answered by Temple offensive coordinator Marcus Satterfield regarding what the offense might look like and the process of transforming the offense from the ground-and-pound approach of the past to the pro-style offense that the Owls will deploy moving forward. The most interesting... Read more

O'Brien won't publicly name a starting QB before Syracuse kickoff

Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 3:51 PM
It’s official. Penn State coach Bill O’Brien will not divulge publicly the identity of the Nittany Lions’ starting quarterback for Saturday’s season-opening game against Syracuse prior to the opening kickoff. O’Brien had been hinting for almost a week that he would keep... Read more

CFL honor for ex-Owl Brown

Monday, August 26, 2013, 12:34 PM
Things are going pretty well for former Temple standout Tim Brown. A member of the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League, Brown was most recently named the CFL Special Teams Player of the Week. In the Lions’ 26-22 win over the Calgary Stampeders, Brown returned a first quarter kickoff for... Read more
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