Liacouras Center

Philadelphia hosts World Championship Boxing Matches

[ Story and photos by Rick Pettine ] January 18, 2020 – PHILADELPHIA –– Temple University’s Liacouras Center was the host venue for the World Super Welterweight Championship and World Super Featherweight Championship boxing matches. But a hopeful homecoming win for West Philadelphia native and World Super Welterweight champ Julian “J-Rock” Williams ended as a title […]

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Bernie Sanders Rally at Temple’s Liacouras Center

ED/OP Bernie Sanders Rally at Temple University’s Liacouras Center 4:55PM We drive 8 blocks to just shy of Broad and Norris and park our car amongst a litany of food trucks and campus security kiosks. Having received notification of this event a mere 72 hours previous (and our ability to cover it sometime within the […]

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Ellie Goulding at The Liacouras Center

Friday, March 14th was a busy day in Philadelphia for music lovers with a wide range of shows (from almost every genre imaginable) taking place all across the city. The event we were most excited for was held at Temple University’s Liacouras Center: a sold-out show with English pop sensation Ellie Goulding. We last saw […]

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Villanova Wildcats Defeat Temple Owls, Clinch Big Five Title

The 9th ranked Villanova Wildcats beat the Temple Owls on Saturday afternoon ( February 1) at the Liacouras Center 90 -74, winning the Big Five title with a perfect 4 -0 record in the City Series. For the victorious Wildcats, it was also their 3rd straight win – all on the road. Villanova broke open a close […]

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Tiësto Thrills Thousands at Temple’s Liacouras Center

Arguably the world’s most popular DJ, Tiesto’s list of accomplishments is lengthy to say the least. The Grammy nominated Dutch DJ, has the #1 global music podcast on iTunes, boasts over 12 million Facebook followers, and has played everywhere from the Olympic opening ceremonies to the largest clubs and festivals around the world. On Saturday, […]

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