Athletics

a fan in the crowd wearing Temple gear, cheering on the Temple football team.
What a bowl game means for Temple
Type: News Story
Temple football’s success, especially the team’s appearance in the Military Bowl, has far-reaching impacts on the university.
December 22, 2016
Hooter and the Spirit Squad on a football field.
Spirit HooTorial
Type: News Story
Hooter and company give a crash-course on the Temple cheer.
August 30, 2016
A “Rio 2016” graphic with the Olympic rings.
On your mark, get set, Rio
Type: News Story
From the sideline to the starting line, Owls will be represented at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
August 3, 2016
The new sports complex and the Philadelphia skyline, as seen from the top of Morgan Hall.
New sports complex nears completion
Type: News Story
Temple’s new sports complex, just south of Main Campus, is nearing completion and will host intercollegiate athletics, intramural and club sports.
August 2, 2016
A student practicing her fencing technique with a yellow pool noodle.
Local students celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day at Temple
Type: News Story
Temple student-athletes hosted sports clinics for students from nearby Duckrey Elementary, William H. Hunter and William McKinley schools.
April 11, 2016
X-rays of brains.
Temple selected as site for landmark NCAA-DOD concussion study
Type: News Story
The university was chosen to participate in the most comprehensive study of concussion and head-impact exposure ever conducted.
March 9, 2016
Fernandez racing to a win in the American Athletic Conference championship.
Fernandez competes in NCAA cross country championship
Type: News Story
Women's cross country star adds All-American honors to her impressive running resume.
November 23, 2015
A Temple men's soccer player kicking the ball during a match.
Progress begins at William Penn site to create athletic fields south of campus
Type: News Story
The site of the former high school is being cleared to create space for a new athletics facility for Temple students.
November 16, 2015
Blanca Fernandez crossing the finish line.
A conversation with Temple's undefeated Owl
Type: News Story
Blanca Fernandez ran her way into the history books with her win at the conference championship.
November 3, 2015
Red-hot starts for Temple women’s sports
Type: News Story
Three of Temple’s women’s sports programs are off to blistering starts, with two still undefeated.
September 9, 2014
At home opener, Temple hosts Navy, honors Lewis Katz
Type: News Story
The Owls will honor the memory of long-time Board of Trustees member and alumnus Lewis Katz during the home opener on Saturday, September 6, against Navy. The game kicks off at 1 p.m. at Lincoln Financial Field.
September 5, 2014
President Theobald announces reinstatement of men's crew and women's rowing
Type: News Story
In a letter to the Temple community, President Neil D. Theobald announced that the men's crew and women's rowing teams will be reinstated to their previous statuses. The city of Philadelphia and Temple University Trustee H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest have come together to ensure that Temple can have a home on the Schuylkill River once again.
February 24, 2014
Terrance Knighton: From Temple Made to the Super Bowl
Type: News Story
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
Owls kick off football season with "Temple TUFF"
Type: In the Media
August 26, 2011
Fans shouldn't let losing get them down
Type: In the Media
October 10, 2011
Track and field stars fuel Temple renaissance
Type: News Story
At the NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, earlier this month, Bob Keogh (hammer throw) and Travis Mahoney (steeplechase) of the men's track and field team — neither of whom had competed in their events in high school — finished high enough to earn second-team All-America honors, the first time any Temple track and field athletes had earned All-America status in 17 years.
June 23, 2011