College football

Penn’s late score and defensive stops spoil Bagnoli’s homecoming

Even after the fifth time in the red zone was finally the charm, there was still work to do before Penn could walk off venerable Franklin Field with a harder-than-it should’ve-been 13-10 win over Columbia Saturday. Not until freshman Mohammed Diakite stepped in front of a fallen receiver for...

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 3:19pm

Anthony Russo's long wait finally paying off

Anthony Russo didn’t mind the wait. He waited for P.J. Walker to wrap up his Temple career when he watched as a redshirt. The young quarterback also waited while Logan Marchi took over the reins his freshman year for half a season before Frank Nutile replaced him mid-season and guided the...

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 2:38pm

Temple's busy defense key to their resurgence

On Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field, the numbers did lie. For starters, Temple lost the time of possession battle to Tulsa by nearly 14 minutes in its American Athletic Conference opener.  The Owls were outgained from scrimmage, 403-300 while surrendering 32 first downs. More...

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 9:48pm

Flacco’s happy homecoming leads Towson past Villanova

Big Brother wasn’t watching, but he sure had to be proud. And that’s saying something considering all Joe Flacco has accomplished throughout his football career. But on the Main Line Saturday, little brother Tom did something the Baltimore Ravens’ 2012 Super Bowl-winning...

Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 12:32pm

Revamped Penn hoping to solve Ivy League again in 2018

It was so elementary you didn’t have to be Sherlock Holmes to solve the mystery of the Penn Quakers’ success last season. That’s how much of a force Justin Watson was. With 81 receptions for 1083 yards and 14 touchdowns, the kid who went on to become Tampa Bay’s fifth-...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:31pm

Temple vows 0-2 start won’t be their doom

Don’t tell Geoff Collins and his Temple Owls they’re doomed after falling to 0-2 for the first time since 2013 in an excruciating 36-29 loss to Buffalo on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field. They’re convinced as long as they stick together, work hard and clean up some of the...

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 2:13pm

Villanova upsets Temple in season opener

Right around the time they were breathing a huge sigh of relief in Happy Valley on Saturday night, up on North Broad St. at Temple, they were kicking themselves. Unlike Penn State’s nationally ranked Nittany Lions against Appalachian State, Geoff Collins Owls’ could not avoid the upset...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 2:07pm

Spread line odds Florida State Virginia Tech football gambling

Labor Day features a Monday night college football contest between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Florida State Seminoles. Oddsmakers have pegged Florida State as seven-point favorites in this all-ACC affair, while the Over/Under is 55.5 as of Sunday afternoon, though potentially stormy weather...

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 7:54pm

Free Tennessee West Virginia live stream college football

Can Will Grier elevate his game enough for West Virginia to take the next step up the college football ranks? That’s one of the questions that will be answered when the 17th-ranked Mountaineers kick off their 2018 season facing Tennessee on Saturday (September 1) at 3:30 p.m. EST. Below are...

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 10:23am

Temple, Villanova square off to open college football season

They’re not exactly the Sharks and Jets or the Hatfields and McCoys when it comes to neighborhood rivalries. But when Temple and Villanova square off at Lincoln Financial Field at noon on Saturday to open the 2018 regular season there will be more than bragging rights at stake. For Geoff...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 4:20pm

Boston colleges with rich history of sports success

Boston is the king of pro sports in this country, having won the most major championships of any city in the United States since the turn of the century. But we’re not too shabby in the collegiate sports department either. Boston remains the top city in the country for men’s college...

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 4:48pm

Finally healthy, Villanova football ready to roar

Oh, what might’ve been for Villanova football in 2017. Months before Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats would storm to their second national title in three years, their gridiron counterparts seemed well on their way to a big year of their own. First-year coach Mark Ferrante, taking...

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 12:27pm

College football Alabama Michigan Kansas win total lines odds

Season win bet totals are a great way to make money betting college football without having to handicap the matchups on a weekly basis. Here are three suggestions on where to place your bets this season. Here are College football Alabama Michigan Kansas win total lines and odds.   ...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 8:23pm

Geoff Collins, Temple looking for big things in Year Two

In his second year at the helm, Doug Pederson guided the Philadelphia Eagles to their first-ever Super Bowl victory. Therefore, what should we expect in year two for the coach of the other birds who play at Lincoln Financial Field? That would be the Temple Owls and Geoff Collins, of course, who...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:35am

Will DJ Durkin be fired this week? Latest on Jordan McNair

On Friday, ESPN published an explosive report about the “toxic culture” of the University of Maryland football program — one that allegedly is based on “fear and intimidation,” laced with “humiliation” and “extreme verbal abuse of players”...

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 5:30pm

Les Miles Urban Meyer Ohio State: Miles to replace

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has already been placed on paid administrative leave. Now, the question is would the school consider replacing the famed coach, altogether? The question is warranted after ESPN reportedWednesday that Ohio State placed Meyer on paid administrative, as it...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:39am

Sports betting gambling College Football National title odds

The 2018 NCAA college football season is still about a month away from kicking off. But it’s never too early to run down some championship odds, right? The odd makers at www.SportsBettingDime.com have designated Alabama as the front-runner to win the College Football Playoff National...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 5:45pm

When does NFL college football season 2018 start? When is Week 1?

Finally, football is back. With the month of August upon us we will see the first action of the NFL and college football seasons, even if the brunt of that action will be of the exhibition variety. So When does NFL college football season 2018 start and when is the first weekend of football?...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:14am

College football Top 25 poll rankings – Ohio State Clemson climb

If there is one college football program that can succeed for an entire season with a quarterback controversy it is Alabama. Tua Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts will be battling for the starting job, but Nick Saban has proven in the past that he doesn’t need the top quarterback in the SEC to get...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 3:59pm

Temple's Ventell Bryant one good season away from playing on Sundays

Ventell Bryant looks like an NFL wide reciever. He's 6-foot-3, has a muscular 200 pound frame, has elite leaping ability and — in Temple's spring practices — often looks like a man among boys grabbing passes, using his size and speed, with ease. With the 2019 NFL draft more...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 12:51pm