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Finding a balance: Defense

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Last season, the Owls went to their first bowl game in 30 years, surprising the college football world with a 9–4 record and a 7–1 record in the Mid-American Conference. The spotlight is bigger and the expectations are higher for this year’s team, yet coach Al Golden said there is less pressure than there was in previous years.…

Football team directly touched by bone marrow drive

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Team manager Michel’Le Daughtry was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in July 2008 and then again this past September. She underwent a bone marrow transplant in January and is in recovery. Temple’s football team will hold its annual bone marrow drive Wednesday with her in their minds.

Adding talent to the pool

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Fresh off the most successful season in 30 years, Temple Coach Al Golden and his staff entered the offseason intent on not resting on their laurels. Instead of sitting back and enjoying the time off before spring practice, Golden preached to his staff and players that the work was only going to get harder now that they’ve achieved some success, Golden told reporters and fans at his Signing Day press conference.…

Dear Al Golden

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Although the football team lost to Ohio Friday, it is almost a foregone conclusion that the Owls are headed to a bowl game. That said, I think it’s time to get something out in the open that has been eating away at me for most of the season.…