Sports

Champs spar with words to promote bout

Boxing superstars ‘Golden Boy’ Oscar De La Hoya and ‘Pretty Boy’ Floyd Mayweather exchanged verbal barbs during a press conference held at the Liacouras Center last Wednesday to promote their highly anticipated super welterweight title fight in Las Vegas May 5.…

Tyndale just misses scoring 40 points in victory

Mark Tyndale’s shooting was about as perfect as one could get Saturday, but there was just something about his free throws that he couldn’t figure out. The junior guard shot 14-of-17 from the field and made each of the five three-pointers he attempted as Temple topped Charlotte, 81-69, at the Liacouras Center.…

Freshman duo leads teams to eighth-place finishes

Going into Saturday’s Atlantic Ten Conference Indoor Track Championship at Rhode Island’s Mackal Fieldhouse, Charlotte’s 4x400m relay team had Temple freshman Brittany McRae thinking. “Charlotte was really my primary concern,”McRae said.McRae, along with sophomores Devon DuPont and Carlleen Allison, and junior Shanice DePass, topped the 49ers in the event with a time of 3:56.02 en route to a first-place finish.…

First-round loss prepares Owls for MACHA tourney

The ice hockey club team focused on achieving three goals for the season: adjusting to the new coaching staff, winning games and playing with confidence. After receiving the No. 9 ranking in the American Collegiate Hockey Association’s Southeast Division and gaining one of 10 spots in the regional playoffs, the Owls knew they had done something right.…

Strike two: Video game fails to earn players’ favor

When it comes to the cream of the crop in NCAA baseball, several teams might come to mind. There’s Texas, winners of the 2002 and 2005 College World Series, and Louisiana State, which claimed five titles from 1991 to 2000.…

After disappointing 2006, coach expects turnaround

Most first-year coaches go though their share of struggles. But a 12-41 season has to be rather hard to deal with. Or at least it should be, but not for Rob Valli, who in his second year as the baseball coach has big plans for the elevation of Temple’s program.…