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.
December 6, 2013
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.
September 12, 2013
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!
September 11, 2013
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.
Representatives from BIG EAST Conference schools released a statement following their Jan. 11 meeting in Dallas, Texas.
During a Dec. 17 press conference, Temple Athletics Director Bill Bradshaw officially introduced Matt Rhule as the Owls' new head football coach. Rhule, who has 15 seasons of coaching experience, is returning to Temple after serving as assistant offensive line coach with the NFL's New York Giants. He has served as an assistant coach at Temple from 2006-2011.
Cherry and White dominated Lincoln Financial Field Friday as 32,000 gathered to watch Temple football capture a decisive victory over crosstown rival Villanova in the final installment of the Mayor's Cup series. Temple fans, clearly constituting a majority of the crowd, filled much of the stadium's lower level and crowded the parking lot for tailgating prior to the game.