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Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman gets teary eyed when he thinks about his own sons as he spoke about the anti-hazing legislation named after Timothy Piazza outside of the Centre County Courthouse.
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Tony Romeo
October 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
A key state senator says he is "intrigued" by legislation enacted in California to allow college athletes to profit from the use of their likeness.
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 Philadelphia, PA, USA; Temple Owls quarterback Anthony Russo (15) hands off to running back Jager Gardner (21) during the first quarter against the Maryland Terrapinsat Lincoln Financial Field.
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Matt Leon
September 23, 2019 - 4:42 pm
After a disappointing loss this past Saturday in their first road game of the season against Buffalo, the Temple Owls will be back home this weekend to host Georgia Tech at the Linc on Saturday.
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Penn freshman midfielder Sam Handley
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Matt Leon
May 15, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team will face a very familiar opponent on Sunday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. When the Quakers, who are 12-3 and on a 12-game winning streak, take on Yale, it will be the third meeting between the two...
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Aaron McKie was introduced as Temple's new head coach on Tuesday after working as an assistant coach last season.
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Ed Benkin
April 02, 2019 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Aaron McKie knew last year he would become the head coach at Temple University. The moment was still an emotional one when it became official. McKie was introduced as Temple's new head coach on Tuesday after working as an assistant coach last season. The move was...
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An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the NCAA.com's "Bracket Challenge," according to the NCAA.
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March 26, 2019 - 7:46 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the NCAA.com's "Bracket Challenge," according to the NCAA. Gregg Nigl of Columbus told The Columbus Dispatch he almost didn't fill out his bracket last week, saying he was home sick...
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Mar 9, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Temple Owls guard Shizz Alston Jr. (10) dribbles past UCF Knights guard Terrell Allen (2) during the first half at Liacouras Center.
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Ed Benkin
March 12, 2019 - 6:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All of the "Bracketologists" have good news for Temple University these days. After an impressive win over 25th ranked University of Central Florida on Saturday, most experts believe the Owls have done enough to earn an NCAA Tournament berth. Temple seems to have put...
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Mar 9, 2019; Newark, NJ, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Phil Booth (5) shields the ball from Seton Hall Pirates guard Myles Cale (22) during the seance half at Prudential Center.
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Ed Benkin
March 12, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Villanova University has captured the Big East Tournament title for the past two seasons, but it will be a much younger group of Wildcats who will take the floor at Madison Square Garden this week. Despite losing four starters to the NBA during the off-season,...
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Former Adidas executive James Gatto arrives to court for sentencing in New York, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Federal prosecutors have recommended multi-year prison sentences for Gatto and two other men convicted of fraud for channeling secret payments to the
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March 05, 2019 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three men received prison sentences Tuesday in the widespread college basketball recruiting scandal that has tainted two dozen schools. Former Adidas executive James Gatto, business manager Christian Dawkins and amateur league director Merl Code were convicted in October of...
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Esports Program Director Chris Shriver
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Paul Kurtz
September 20, 2018 - 10:06 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The esports craze is moving into the college ranks. Delaware Valley University will be joining more than 80 other colleges across the country when it fields its first competitive gaming team next spring through the National Association of Collegiate Esports...
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Matt Leon
April 18, 2018 - 12:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A fantastic season continued on Tuesday for the Division III Swarthmore College baseball team as the Garnet improved to 22-7 with a wild 13-12 home win over Ursinus. In the victory, Swarthmore junior designated hitter Jackson Roberts did something that no Garnet...
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