Athletics

 Image of Temple University’s Coach Diane Richardson smiling and raising her hands during a college basketball game.
Temple Coach Diane Richardson’s impact goes beyond basketball
Inside the mind of Coach Richardson, a devoted parent to two special needs children and leader of the Owls women's basketball program.
November 27, 2023
Larry Dougherty pictured.
After nearly 40 years, including 20 here at Temple, Larry Dougherty calls it a career
Senior associate athletics director for strategic communications will retire Thursday, Aug. 31.
August 30, 2023
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E.J. Warner: Growing up with an NFL father and seeing the benefits of the offseason
E.J. Warner, the Temple Owls’ second-year starting quarterback, discusses his offseason schedule and relationship with his NFL father, Kurt Warner.
August 29, 2023
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A look back at the Owls’ greatest upsets
On the heels of Temple men’s basketball’s recent upset of No. 1 Houston, we compiled this list of the Owls’ most memorable wins.
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Remembering James “Skip” Wilson, the winningest coach in Temple’s history
Coach “Skip” Wilson, who died in July at age 92, is remembered by Temple alumni and former Owls.
Owls in the NFL are carrying on Temple’s mission and spirit
Learn how Owls in the NFL give back to their communities.
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After 50 years of fencing success, Coach Nikki Franke announces retirement
Temple fencing Coach Nikki Franke will retire as the university’s all-time winningest women's athletics coach.
Board of Trustees Chair Mitchell Morgan and President Jason Wingard addressing the football team.
Temple President Jason Wingard and Board Chair Mitchell Morgan gave football players a talk on winning strategies
Temple President Jason Wingard and Board of Trustees Chair Mitchell Morgan offered encouragement to the Owls football team.
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Name, image, likeness — and, finally, some fairness: College athletics’ brave new world
Temple University President Dr. Jason Wingard discusses how NIL could be the great equalizer when it comes to leveling the playing field across the Division I Athletics landscape.
Introducing a new head coach of women’s basketball
Diane Richardson will be calling the shots at Temple.
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espnW Campus Conversations celebrates and inspires Temple student-athletes
Temple University joined forces with espnW for a Campus Conversations event to support, educate and inspire women student-athletes.
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Owl athletes break record for academic success
Student-athletes earn a record-setting GSR
Sophia Gulotti is one of the only two female cadets in the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) who is also a student-athlete at Temple.
How Temple’s only two female student-athlete Army ROTC cadets balance college life
Juniors McKenna Burkhardt and Sophia Gulotti explain how they balance college life being the only two female student-athlete Army ROTC cadets at Temple.