The Super Bowl is going to get some #CherryOn—again. When defensive tackle Terrance Knighton, CLA '09, takes the field for the Denver Broncos on Sunday evening at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, he'll be the sixth former Owl to play in a Super Bowl in the last 10 years. "Temple molded…the character I have now," said Knighton, the Owls' captain in his senior year.
January 29, 2014
The Owls faced the La Salle Explorers at the Palestra as a part of ESPN’s “College GameDay” Saturday, Jan. 18. The game aired on ESPN2 Saturday afternoon.
January 20, 2014
On Jan. 14, students from local North Philadelphia schools came together to celebrate with Temple women's basketball head coach Tonya Cardoza and the Temple Owls as they prepared to face Southern Methodist University. Promoting the theme "Shooting for Success," Cardoza stressed the importance of teamwork, leadership and teamwork as she spoke to the kids.
January 16, 2014
Temple University announced today that it will reduce the number of its intercollegiate athletic programs by seven, effective July 1, 2014. The action will mean a better and more sustainable experience for its remaining student-athletes and bring Temple into line with most other schools in The American Athletic Conference.
When ABC's "Good Morning America" invited Temple students to join the show's annual "College Week" broadcasts at GMA's studios in New York City, they asked for school spirit. What they got was a two-day takeover loud enough to shake Times Square — and a national outpouring of Temple pride.
Temple is ready to take on the Fordham Rams on the Owls' home turf at Lincoln Financial Field this Saturday at 1 p.m. Students are encouraged to show team members their Cherry and White spirit at this week’s #CherryOn pep rally on Liacouras Walk Friday at 3:30 p.m. The event will feature performances by the spirit squad, Diamond Marching Band and Diamond gems. Food and prizes while supplies last!
Temple Student Government has launched Cherry On Fridays, a student-driven effort to encourage all members of the Temple community to wear cherry and white on Fridays. The idea is gaining momentum, with several events planned in advance of the football team’s American Athletic Conference debut at noon Saturday vs. Houston.
Temple Football opens its 115th season at Notre Dame on Saturday, August 31. The game will be nationally televised on NBC, with kickoff set for 3:30 p.m. EDT. If you can’t make it to South Bend, Ind., for the game, then you might want to join students, faculty, staff and alumni to watch the game at gatherings on campus, across the country and around the world
Excitement is building for the Owls' 115th football season opener, on Saturday, August 31, versus Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. The game, which will be nationally televised on NBC, begins at 3:30 p.m. Students, faculty, staff and alumni are making plans to view the game at gatherings on campus, regionally, across the country and around the world.
This weekend, the Temple Rugby Club will pursue its quest to be crowned the best collegiate rugby team in the nation as it takes the field at the USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship Invitational at PPL Park. Tickets are on sale at usasevenscrc.com. In addition, NBC Sports and Comcast will broadcast the invitational throughout the weekend.
Jennifer Abercrumbie, a member of Temple's track and field team, is a living example of the folly of stereotyping student-athletes as “dumb jocks.” The off-the-field accomplishments of this theoretical linguistics major in the College of Health Professions and Social Work had graduate schools and employers competing for her.
At a practice session leading up to Saturday's Cherry and White exhibition at Edberg-Olson Athletic Facility, head football coach Matt Rhule discusses what the Alumni Weekend game means for him and his players.
Last fall, the university installed a larger, more dynamic scoreboard high above center court in the Liacouras Center. The new display has more than 1,800 square-feet of dynamic content, including live action footage, replays, game animations, team logos, student athlete introductions and real-time statistics.