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Former Owls' boss becomes Colts' interim head coach

Bruce Arians was named the interim head coach of the Indianapolis Colts Monday morning after it was announced that Colts coach Chuck Pagano has been diagnosed with leukemia. Pagano will be hospitalized six to eight weeks.

Former Owls' boss becomes Colts' interim head coach

Bruce Arians was named the interim head coach of the Indianapolis Colts Monday morning after it was announced that Colts coach Chuck Pagano has been diagnosed with leukemia. Pagano will be hospitalized six to eight weeks.

Arians was Temple's head coach from 1983 to 1988. He compiled a 23-38 record on North Broad Street. The York native was hired as the Colts' offensive coordinator during the offseason.  He served as the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator from 2007 to 2011.

Pagano, 51, is in his first season with the Colts (1-2).

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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