May 8, 2014
Fourth of a series of looks at positions the Eagles might target in this week's NFL draft. What they have: Eagles beat writers talked to general manager Howie Roseman for nearly an hour last week, and the thing that came through most clearly was that Roseman feels the Malcolm Jenkins signing was the Eagles; big safety move of the offseason. Roseman also touted 2013 rookie Earl Wolff and even Nate Allen, the disappointing 2010 second-rounder who was brought back on a 1-year deal.
December 3, 2012 |
Without playing a game, Ohio State moved up a spot to third in the Associated Press college football rankings. At this rate, the Buckeyes (12-0), banned from the postseason bowls because of NCAA sanctions, could end up national champions. Notre Dame ended the regular season No. 1 in the AP poll for the first time since 1988, the last championship season for the Irish. The Irish (12-0) completed their regular season last week and will play No. 2 Alabama in the BCS championship game in Miami on Jan. 7. Notre Dame is a unanimous No. 1 for the second straight week.
January 5, 2012 |
THERE IS SOME real starch to the Cotton Bowl, some drama along the sidelines in the Compass and the Northern Illinois coach is one smilin' Huskie these days. They're almost over. Here's a look at the three remaining bowls leading up to Monday's BCS title game. COTTON Arkansas (10-2) vs. Kansas State (10-2) When: Tomorrow, 8 p.m. (Fox) Where: Arlington, Texas Bowl bits: Arkansas is sixth in the BCS standings and K-State is No. 8 . . . Arkansas' two losses were to Alabama (by 24)
December 3, 2011 |
LaMichael James ran for 219 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 8 Oregon beat UCLA, 49-31, in the inaugural Pac-12 championship game Friday night for the Ducks' third straight conference title and a likely berth in the Rose Bowl. Rick Neuheisel tipped his hat to the UCLA fans in his last game as coach. The former Bruins quarterback was fired this week after four seasons with his alma mater. While the Bruins (6-7) played with passion for their outgoing coach and kept it closer than many thought they would, it was not enough to overcome the Ducks (11-2)
November 21, 2011
KRISTEN McCARTHY had 11 points and 12 rebounds, Shey Peddy scored 13 and BJ Williams had 11 points and six assists, but Temple (2-2) dropped a 58-52 decision at Northern Illinois (2-1) yesterday. The Owls shot 34 percent from the field (3-for-15 threes), 65 percent from the free-throw line, and were outrebounded, 39-30. Temple heads to the Bahamas for the Junkanoo Jam Tournament over the Thanksgiving weekend, opening with sixth-ranked Texas A&M on Friday.
October 16, 2011 |
Brandon Jones blocked a go-ahead, 34-yard field-goal attempt by Jon Teague with 4 minutes, 43 seconds to play, and Rutgers won its fourth straight game in a 21-20 victory over struggling Navy on Saturday in Piscataway, N.J. Freshman Gary Nova threw two touchdown passes and Jawan Jamison rushed for 101 yards and a touchdown as the Scarlet Knights (5-1) continued their best start since 2006 by sending Navy (2-4) to its fourth straight loss, the Mids' longest losing skid since 2002.
July 27, 2011
MAC PRESEASON POLL Voted by the league media; first-place votes in parentheses: EAST DIVISION 1. Miami (4). . . 97 2. Ohio (8). . . 96 3. TEMPLE (4). . . 88 4. Kent State. . . 57 5. Bowling Green. . . 48 6. Buffalo. . . 37 7. Akron. . . 25 WEST DIVISION 1. Toledo (8). . . 83 2. Northern Illinois (5). . . 81 3. Western Michigan (2). . . 76 4. Central Michigan (1). . . 55 5. Ball State.
July 26, 2011 |
The Temple football team has been selected to finish third in the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. The preseason poll, determined by the league's media contingent, was announced at the annual MAC Football Media Day today at Ford Field in Detroit. Miami was selected to win the East by a single vote over Ohio. Miami received four first-place votes and Ohio got eight. Temple received four first-place votes and finished with 88 points, followed by Kent State, Bowling Green, Buffalo and Akron.
December 19, 2010 |
The Temple Owls sulked inside their huddle, their double-digit lead shrunken to almost nothing. Their opponent had the momentum and energy, needing only a good second-half push to knock a staggering team over. Then, an Owls captain spoke up. "I told them, I was doing a pretty good job down low," senior power forward Lavoy Allen told his teammates. Out of that huddle, Allen backed up his words. The 6-foot-9 senior scored 11 of Temple's first 13 points during a game-deciding 17-8 run that led to an 84-74 victory over Northern Illinois at the Liacouras Center.
October 12, 2010 |
Two days after a 31-17 loss to Northern Illinois, Temple coach Al Golden remained an unhappy man. "We obviously played a passionless game at NIU, and they executed at a much higher level than we did," Golden said Monday in a conference call with reporters. "We're not a very good team right now. We don't have a foundation right now, and the buck stops with me. I failed to get the team tough enough for the road trip. If you don't have a tough team, you can't win. I'm distraught. " His Owls had just finished practice.