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Winning a losing game

The Temple News takes an in-depth look at what the athletic department has in its wallet. Intercollegiate athletics do wonders for a university. Among many things, it unites the student body while offering it something to cheer about, it provides student-athletes the privilege of playing a sport in order to pay for their education, and it represents the university in a positive light on a national stage.…

Football team manager passes away

After a lengthy battle with cancer, Michel’Le Daughtry passed away. Michel’Le Daughtry, a junior psychology major and a former student manager for the football team, passed away while surrounded by her family on March 22 after battling acute myeloid leukemia since July 2008, according to a statement from Temple athletics.…

Going home empty-handed

The men’s basketball team’s NCAA Tournament run ended against SDSU. Graduate forward Dutch Gaitley comforts senior forward Lavoy Allen and redshirt-junior guard Ramone Moore following Saturday’s loss. TUCSON, Ariz. – After the men’s basketball team lost, 71-64, in double overtime to San Diego State in the third round of the NCAA Tournament, coach Fran Dunphy said he would rather not remember the game.…

Injuries dampen winning streak

The men’s basketball team has lost two starters to injuries. BRIAN DZENIS TTN Sophomore forward Rahlir Jefferson has started in the past three games due to teammates’ injuries. It’s been a mix of good and bad for the men’s basketball team over the past week.…