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TheRoundUp 9/15: All things Philly

Owls game leaves UConn feeling queasy
Zach Hurd said he hates Temple.

Injuries limit Temple's practice time for UConn | Philadelphia Daily News | 09/15/2010
Temple's unbeaten football team practiced in pads yesterday, probably the only time it'll do so in the 8 days between a win over Central Michigan and Saturday's game against Connecticut.

Temple coach says revenge won't motivate his team against UConn - StamfordAdvocate
The Huskies (1-1) certainly expect to get Temple's best shot, whether it comes from a desire for revenge or not.

The Day - Unheralded UConn FB Sherman contributes wherever he can to help Huskies win | News from southeastern Connecticut
Sherman has only 10 career carries (for 30 yards), but has been a proven weapon as a receiver out of the backfield with 40 career catches for 378 yards.

UConn RB D.J. Shoemate: "I'm Good" - UConn Huskies Football Blog | Hartford Courant | Desmond Conner
Shoemate is a thumper. You're going to feel him when he comes through the hole but he can do other things some of which we have yet to see.

Hit the jump for more.

Jeff Jacobs column: Taking on Big East football, the UFL and the UConn fans.
But, make no mistake, this is an infield single. This isn't the home run answer to UConn's long-term questions. This doesn't protect the Big East from large-scale defection, nor does it add a Top 25 program it sorely needs.

The Day - Temple is better fit for Big East than Villanova | News from southeastern Connecticut
Villanova isn't even the best choice in Philadelphia. The best choice in Philadelphia is UConn's opponent this week.

Villanova only part of answer in Big East  - Jack Bogaczyk - Charleston Daily Mail - West Virginia News and Sports -
In other words, Villanova football isn't the supernova Big East football really needs.

Loss of Greg Romeus big setback for Pitt - Big East Blog - ESPN
Greg Romeus could miss a large part of this season after he undergoes back surgery on Thursday.

Eighth-Ranked soccer team to Host USF on ESPNU

Former UConn Player Jacquie Fernandes Added To Fairfield Staff