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Philadelphia teen charged with double murder near Temple University

Philadelphia police have arrested and identified the individial responsible for opening fire at a house party last weekend in North Philadelphia shortly after midnight on Saturday, May 5. A 19-year-old teen male has been charged in the murder of two people and the injury of several others who were...

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 4:21pm

After struggling against FCS Villanova, should Temple be worried?

There’ll be no asterisk attached to Temple’s harder-than-it should’ve been 16-13 win over Villanova Saturday at the Linc Saturday, in the renewal of a local rivalry discontinued after 2012. Geoff Collins won’t care that his first win as Owls coach was hardly a thing of...

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 2:17pm

Temple single digit tradition continues with Geoff Collins

It’s a badge of honor to be among the select few adorning a single-digit numer for the Temple Owls football team — those nine men voted “Temple Tuff” by their teammates, carrying on a tradition started by then coach Al Golden in 2009. A tradition new Owls coach Geoff Collins...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 5:10pm

Temple's quarterback competition still a wide open battle

For the Temple Owls, a new dawn is on the horizon as training camp has begun on North Broad. The Owls have four weeks to prepare for their first game of the season on the road against Notre Dame on September 2 – a tough task for any team, let alone a team replacing their head coach (Matt...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 3:29pm

Temple's Haason Reddick will become hometown hero on NFL draft day

In an NFL Draft with no shortage of Philly flavor, one of the draft's best storylines comes courtesy of Temple University, and Camden across the river from the festivities at the Art Museum, starting Thursday. The Owls' dynamic pass-rusher Haason Reddick had a fantastic NFL combine and has...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:51pm

Cherry and White Day shows Temple quarterback job remains wide open

Steady April showers may have dampened the spirit of the crowd which assembled to get an early preview of what new coach Geoff Collins’ Temple Owls will bring to the table this fall. But it did nothing to answer the question everyone wants answered. Who will take departed quarterback Philip...

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 2:54pm

Temple drops proposal to jack up price of student meal plan

Temple University hastily reversed course on declaring that Philadelphia's new soda tax would forceit to raise the price of its student meal plan after receiving a scolding from city hall."The city and Mayor Kenney have appropriately raised valid concerns abouttheaccuracyofthe numbersrelated to the...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 9:55am

Philadelphia, New York area prospects on radar for Giants, Jets

With the free agent frenzy in full throttle and the start of pro day season upon us, the NFL offseason has officially kicked into high gear.While front office decision makers are busy negotiating new deals for veterans, scouts for the Giants and Jets hit the road this week to begin evaluating...

Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 3:13pm

Temple football schedule 2017: Owls open on the road vs. Notre Dame

The Temple football team looks to keep its momentum going after back-to-back bowl appearances and program best seasons as they release the slate of games for their 2017 campaign.The Owls will open the season on Sep. 2 at Notre Dame on ESPN, looking for their first ever win against the Irish. ND was...

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:15am

Temple lacking star power with 2017 recruiting class, staff is optimistic

Temple is used to being an underdog program for football. New Owls head coach Geoff Collins found out firsthand what it’s like to try and recruit in the Northeast against other large programs such as Penn State, Pitt and Rutgers that are so close in proximity.Rankingwise, the Owls didn’t fare so...

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 12:35am

Temple women's hoops having great season despite run in with No. 1 UConn

It was an effort to be proud of for the Temple women’s basketball team on Wednesday at the Liacouras Center. The Lady Owls (16-5, 6-2) fell 97-69 at the hands of the No. 1 ranked UConn Huskies (21-0, 9-0), but the score wasn’t reflective of how competitive the team had played.UConn won its 96th...

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 12:27am

NBA concerned with 'Muslim ban'; Players speak out

The NBA opened its 2016-17 season with a record 101 foreign-born players on the rosters.In the wake of recent unrest regarding Donald Trump's executive order banning travel to the United States for people from seven countries, the league has gotten understandably nervous.Two of its stars, Luol...

Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 2:52pm

Fo Shizz: Temple has new dynamic leading scorer in sophomore Shizz Alston Jr.

The Temple Owls (11-10, 2-6) looked like a team dead in the water heading into Wednesday night’s matchup against the Memphis Tigers (15-6, 5-3).Losers of six of their previous seven games, confidence was slim among a group which started the season an impressive 6-2, with wins over No. 25 Florida...

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 2:10pm

300 evacuated at Temple University over suspicious package

The Temple University College of Engineering building was evacuated Tuesday morning after police found a suspicious device with wires poking out of it. The object was found to be harmless but is being investigated as a possible intentional hoax.Police responded around 9 a.m. to reports of a four...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:14am

What Philly graduates make right out of college

Students graduating from 50 four-year colleges and universities, technical schools and community colleges in the Philadelphia area can expect to earn between$19,300 and $95,800 after graduation.Metro analyzed data from50 schools in Philadelphia and within a 20-mile radius of the city. The highest...

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:37am

Where are all the sugar babies? At Temple, apparently

Paying bills as a college student might be a little easier if a sugar daddy or mommy helps with expenses. That’s apparently an avenue taken by more college students in Philadelphia than in any other city.Temple University had the biggest increase in new sugar babies signing up in 2016 to meet older...

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:00am

31 Philly professors sign letter denouncing Trump's attorney general pick

More than 30 law school faculty members from four area universities signed a letter opposing President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Alabama Rep. Jeff Sessions as attorney general.Thirty-one professorsfrom the law schools of Drexel University, Temple University, the University of Pennsylvania...

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 9:26am

Philly mayor swaps luxury Wells Fargo Center suite for city school funding

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has given up prime seats at the Wells Fargo Center in exchange for funding for the city’s embattled school district, The Associated Press reported.For a flat $100,000 rate paid to the city, Comcast-Spectator will resell seats in the mayor’s box for 76ers and Flyers...

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 11:07am

Bowl preview: Temple trying to ignore distractions in Military Bowl

Oh, yeah. There’s still a football game to play.The Military Bowl — not theDistraction Bowl —will pitTemple againstWake Forest Tuesday in Annapolis. It is clear that football has been the last thing on both teams' minds since the matchup was announced Dec. 4.That day Matt Rhule was still coaching...

Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 3:34pm

Pennsylvania lawmaker seeks to defund sanctuary campuses

A Republican state representative is looking to punish Pennsylvania universities that vow to protect undocumented students by threatening their state funding.Rep. Jerry Knowles plans to introduce a bill next month that would withhold state funds from colleges and universities that serve as so-...

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 8:32pm