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Deja-vu

Each game, Adam DiMichele inscribes a message on his wristband. Sometimes it’s religious. Other times it’s not. But it’s always inspirational. Against Northern Illinois Saturday, the Temple quarterback wrote “Be their leader.” He was.…

Falcons fly away in second half

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – No upset this time. The football team couldn’t repeat the performance that led to last October’s 28-14 win over Bowling Green – Temple’s only victory of the 2006 season.…

Controversial call results in loss

The football team was one foot away from a victory Saturday. But a controversial call on the Owls final offensive play sealed Connecticut’s 22-17 win at Rentschler Field Saturday. Trailing Connecticut (3-0 overall), 22-17 with 40 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Owls (0-3, 0-1 in the Mid-American Conference) had one final shot to win the game on fourth-and-seven from the Huskies’ 12-yard line.…

Rushing to fix the ground attack

The hole for the running backs kept getting larger.And it wasn’t a hole created by the offensive line. The football team’s rushing unit fell into a deficit that grew larger by the quarter Saturday against Buffalo.…

Freshmen open season strong

Daryl Robinson said his stomach, like one might expect, was full of butterflies Friday night. If they remained during the football team’s season-opener, it didn’t show. Robinson was one of several freshmen to have a noticeable impact in the Owls’ 30-19 loss to Navy at Lincoln Financial Field, racing for an 18-yard touchdown.…