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Rookie Collins searching for niche

It’s rare that Philadelphia fans will cheer an opposing player. But it almost happened when Mardy Collins stepped foot on the Wachovia Center hardwood Saturday night. Entering the New York Knicks preseason game against the Philadelphia 76ers as a sub for guard Stephon Marbury, scattered claps and cheers sprinkled down onto the court.…

Q&A: RICK BRUNSON

Former Temple point guard Rick Brunson earned his social work degree from Temple May 18. Brunson, who played under Hall of Fame coach John Chaney from 1991 to 1995, ranks 14th all-time at Temple in scoring with 1,493 points.…

Midnight Madness a slam dunk with fans

Basketball enthusiasts packed the Liacouras Center Friday night to get their first peak at the look of this season’s teams at Midnight Madness. The event celebrated the first day the NCAA allows teams to hold full-squad practices.…

N. Illinois’ Heisman hopeful will dash past Owls

The words ‘Heisman Trophy’ and ‘Temple’ likely don’t belong in the same sentence. But in four days, a frontrunner for college football’s top honor will host the 0-7 Owls. And the chips likely won’t be stacked in Temple’s corner.Enter Northern Illinois running back Garrett Wolfe.…

Sports Rewind

CROSS COUNTRY The women’s cross country team placed 13th at the Delaware Invitational Saturday. Junior Shanice DePass paced the Owls, finishing the 5k course in 20:29.28. It marked the first time in her career that she had led the team Freshman Joanna Duffey’s 20:41.19 time ranked second on the Owls and 45th overall, while freshman Ana Gottesfield, sophomores Rachael Angstadt and Reava Potter completed the Owls’ top five finishers.…

Volleyball: Weekend wins boost squad to 10-1 record at McGonigle Hall

Temple 3 Charlotte 0 Home is where the wins are for the volleyball team this season. The Owls added two more victories to their stellar home record last weekend, defeating their Atlantic Ten Conference East Division rivals, George Washington, 3-1 (30-19, 30-24, 28-30) and Charlotte, 3-0 (30-26, 30-27, 30-25) at McGonigle Hall.…

Latest loss pushes streak into top 10

A week after the football team took its first lead of the season, the Owls again drove up the field on their opening drive against Clemson and booted a field goal for a 3-0 advantage.…

Shutout sinks chances of halting six-game slide

Frustrated might not even begin to describe the feeling of the women’s soccer team right now. In a game full of handballs, missed scoring opportunities and fine goaltending, it was a Massachusetts defender who ended up being the decisive factor in the Owls’ 1-0 fall to the Minutewomen Sunday at Ambler Field.…

A defining first drive for Owls

Five games of futility were wiped away on one drive Saturday. The football team struggled mightily through its first five contests of the season. But in one drive – a three-play, 58-yard march that culminated in a touchdown – against Kent State, there was a marked momentum shift between the Owls’ other losses and their 28-17 defeat to the Golden Flashes last weekend.…