Found March 07, 2012 on Crystal Ball Run:
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The Temple Owls will be rejoining the conference that once turned a cold shoulder to their hapless football program, but oh how the times have changed. The Big East and Temple are getting back together under a new set of circumstances. Now the hope is that this news will somehow generate some buzz for the conference, especially in the Big East's presence in Philadelphia, the nation's fourth largest media market. By now you know the basics. The Big East will add Temple football in 2013, essentially taking West Virginia's spot in the schedule, and the rest of Temple's athletic programs will follow in 2013. According to a few reports on Wednesday, the Big East will cover the exit fees requested by the MAC (that means Villanova is helping Temple make the move in 2012, the irony!). So we can all start getting used to the idea of Temple playing in the Big East. It's done. There is no question that this is a great day for Temple as a school, athletic program, its fa...
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