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DiMichele Down

It doesn’t seem just that such bad news could come out of Temple’s third straight win Saturday. But, it was a little tougher to smile over Temple’s 24-17 victory over Miami of Ohio remembering that

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Galette thriving in new position

When Junior Galette was asked to make a significant position switch over the offseason, he abided without any hesitation. While some players might have been skeptical of such a conversion, Galette took on coach Al

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Adding color to a white profession

Turner Gill tried for years to stake claim as a college football head coach. During his 13 seasons serving as an assistant at Nebraska, Gill had constructed an impressive resume. ESPN rated Gill one of

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RedHawks ‘playing with confidence’

Miami (Ohio) senior running back Austin Sykes helped make the RedHawks’ Homecoming game a special one last weekend. The Allegheny County-native rushed for a career-high 124 yards and scored two touchdowns to help guide the

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Owls come from behind to win second straight

AKRON, Ohio- From one homecoming win to another. The football team spoiled Akron’s homecoming game Saturday, rallying from a 17-point, fourth-quarter deficit to win, 24-20, at the Rubber Bowl. The Owls trailed their Mid-American Conference

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Football team lands local recruit

Shahid Paulhill, a defensive end at North Catholic High, gave the football team a verbal commitment Saturday after observing the Owls defeat Northern Illinois, 16-15, at Lincoln Financial Field. Paulhill became the 13th player to

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Akron, Owls coming off dramatic wins

This time, the water cooler was not emptied on coach Al Golden. Players didn’t get teary-eyed. And the fans weren’t as ecstatic as they were at Homecoming last season, when the football team recorded its

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Defense king on Homecoming

The football team’s defense has a motto before every third down play: Get off the field, get off the field. Against Northern Illinois Saturday, that motto was nearly perfect as the Owls beat the Huskies,

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Nothing special about special teams

What else can go wrong? The football team’s special teams unit seems to be asking that question every time it steps on the field. Penalties, fumbles, missed kicks, missed blocks and missed tackles have all