KYW Sports Pod

KYW Sports Pod

KYW Sports Pod


Inside Philadelphia sports with the Delaware Valley's most-respected team of sports reporters and broadcasters.

  • Preview: Phillies vs. Mets

    May 26, 2015

    The Phillies continue their series in New York tonight with another game against the Mets. Jerome Williams gets the start. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Stephen Gross of the Allentown Morning Call about the match-up and the recent struggles of the Phillies.
  • Rodriguez Making Strides For Iron Pigs

    May 26, 2015

    Left-hander Joely Rodriguez has gotten better as the season has gone on for the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the Phillies prospect about his development.
  • Preview: Soul vs. Tampa Bay

    May 22, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul look to bounce back from their first loss this season on Saturday as they visit Tampa Bay. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Soul coach Clint Dolezel about the match-up.
  • Local Baseball Standout Plays for Riversharks

    May 22, 2015

    Mike Costanzo was a star at Archbishop Carroll High School and was drafted by the Phillies back in 2005. These days he plays third base for the Atlantic League's Camden Riversharks. KYW's Matt Leon caught up with Costanzo to talk about his season and his career.
  • Preview: Phillies Wrap Up Series In Colorado

    May 21, 2015

    The Phillies will look to take three out of four from the Rockies this afternoon in Denver. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Meghan Montemurro of the The News Journal down in Delaware about what's changed with this squad.
  • Charles Is Having A Good Year With AA Fightin' Phils

    May 20, 2015

    Art Charles is turning heads in the Phillies organization as a first baseman for Double-A Reading. KYW's Matt Leon spoke to Charles about his success here in 2015.
  • Preview: NBA Draft Lottery

    May 19, 2015

    The NBA Draft Lottery is tonight. A number of scenarios are possible for the 76ers who could walk away with anywhere from one to three picks. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Derek Bodner of LibertyBallers.com about the possibilities tonight.
  • Preview: Phillies vs. Rockies

    May 19, 2015

    The Phillies continue their series in Colorado tonight. The Phillies will be looking to extend their winning streak to seven straight games. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with John Finger of CSNPhilly.com about the strong recent play of the Phillies.
  • Flyers Name Hakstol As Coach

    May 18, 2015

    New Flyers coach Dave Hakstol talks to KYW's Ed Benkin about taking over the team.
  • Phils Call Up Prospect

    May 15, 2015

    The Phillies open a weekend series with Arizona tonight at home and they will do so with Maikel Franco in the lineup. The Phillies recalled on of their top prospects from AAA earlier today. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Steve Degler, color analyst for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs about what to expect from Franco.
  • Phillies Host Diamondbacks

    May 15, 2015

    The Phillies open a weekend series with Arizona tonight and they will do so with Maikel Franco in the lineup. The Phillies recalled on of their top prospects from AAA earlier today. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the Inquirer's Jake Kaplan about the move and the match-up with Arizona.
  • New Direction For Chestnut Hill College Women's Hoops? West

    May 15, 2015

    Chestnut Hill College has hired a new women's basketball coach. Mike West takes over the D-II program after serving the last four years as an assistant at Philadelphia University. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with West about his new opportunity.
  • Soul Head South Searching For 8-0 Record

    May 15, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul will try to move to 8-0 on the season Saturday night when they visit Jacksonville. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Soul head coach Clint Dolezel to talk about their success.
  • Preview: Phils Continue Series Against Pirates

    May 13, 2015

    The Phillies continue their series with the Pirates tonight at CBP with Cole Hamels on the mound. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Stephen Gross of the Allentown Morning Call about the struggling Phils.
  • Preview: Pirates vs. Phils

    May 12, 2015

    The Phillies continue their series with the Pirates tonight at CBP. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Kevin Cooney of the Bucks County Courier Times about the Phils and their decision to send Cody Asche to AAA.
  • La Salle's Ravert A Versatile Standout On The Diamond

    May 12, 2015

    Junior Joey Ravert is puttintg together an outstanding season for the La Salle University baseball team at the plate and on the mound. KYW's Matt Leon spoke to Ravert abourt his success.
  • Phils Begin Series Against Pirates

    May 11, 2015

    The Phillies open a four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at home. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Corey Seidman of CSNPhilly.com about the 11-21 Phillies.
  • Next Step For DelVal's Wilmer Takes Him North

    May 11, 2015

    Aaron Wilmer was a star quarterback at Division III Delaware Valley University and now he is headed north of the border after signing with the CFL's BC Lions. KYW's Matt Leon spoke to Wilmer about this opportunity.
  • Reaction To Eagles/Rams QB Shuffle

    May 5, 2015

    Chris Hrabe of KYW Newsradio sister-station KMOX in St. Louis talks to KYW Newsradio's Ed Benkin about Sam Bradford and the Eagles-Rams quarterback shuffle.
  • Update On Phillies And Flyers

    May 5, 2015

    KYW's Ed Benkin talks to Jim Jackson, announcer for the Phillies and Flyers about the Phils as well as the Flyers off-season.
  • Eagles 2015 NFL Draft Recap

    May 4, 2015

    NFL Hall of Fame analyst Ray Didinger talked to KYW's Ed Benkin about the Eagles draft and what lies ahead for Chip Kelly's squad.
  • Haggarty Closing Things Down For Villanova

    May 1, 2015

    Chris Haggarty is winding down his final season with the Villanova baseball team and it's been quite a road as he has gone from walk-on to one of the top closers in the Big East. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Haggarty about his success.
  • Brue A Force In Middle Of SJU Lineup

    April 30, 2015

    One of the best college baseball hitters in the area this season is St. Joseph's University outfielder John Brue. The Gloucester Catholic product is hitting .333 this season with 11 home runs. KYW's Matt Leon spoke to Brue about his successful junior campaign.
  • Soul Look To Stay Perfect Saturday Against Portland

    April 30, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul will look to move to 5-0 on Saturday when they host the Portland Thunder. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Soul coach Clint Dolezel about his red hot club.
  • Preview: Phillies vs. Cardinals

    April 29, 2015

    The Phillies continue their series in St. Louis tonight against the Cardinals. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Stephen Gross of the Allentown Morning Call about the match-up.
(Penn State running back Silas Redd reacts after scoring against Indiana State on Sept. 3rd.  Credit: AP)

College Football: Penn State Looks to Find the Offense vs. Eastern Michigan

This week, the 2-1 Nittany Lions return to Beaver Stadium to host Eastern Michigan out of the MAC.

09/22/2011

(File photo by Jos. Labolito, provided)

College Football: Temple Looks to Bounce Back on the Road vs. Maryland

KYW’s Matt Leon spoke with the longtime voice of the Owls, KYW’s own Harry Donahue, to talk about the match-up with Maryland and what the Owls need to do to pull out a win in College Park.

09/22/2011

(File photo provided.  Credit: West Chester University Athletics)

College Football: West Chester Looking For Second Straight Win

The West Chester Golden Rams will look to even their record at 2-2 as they host 1-2 East Stroudsburg in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference match-up, Saturday.

09/22/2011

Widener quarterback Chris Haupt. (Credit: Widener University)

College Football: Widener’s Haupt Leading High-Powered Offense

The Widener Pride have hit the ground running this college football season, and a big reason for that success is the play of junior quarterback Chris Haupt.

09/22/2011

Pat Venditte (Credit: Dave Schofield/Trenton Thunder)

Trenton’s Venditte An Effective Switch…Pitcher

In the world of minor league baseball, teams utilize any kind of promotion or gimmick to draw attention to their respective squad. But Pat Venditte is anything but a gimmick; he’s a relief pitcher for the Trenton Thunder, and he’s ambidextrous.

08/04/2011

Union forward Sebastien Le Toux beats Spanish international and Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso to the ball, during a friendly match at Lincoln Financial Field. (Credit: Philadelphia Union)

Le Toux, Union Host Defending MLS Champs

Union are coming off a pair of international friendlies against Everton (1-0 win) and Real Madrid (2-1 loss). Overall, Philadelphia has 31 points and they are tied with Columbus Crew for the top spot in MLS Eastern Conference.

07/29/2011

Sebastian Le Toux, Kyle Nakazawa and Sheanon Williams celebrate with Gabriel Farfan after his first MLS Goal. (Credit: Abelimages/Getty Images)

Fresh Off Offensive Explosion, Union Look to Tame Rapids

The Philadelphia Union had scored 8 goals all season in MLS play heading into last weekend’s game in Toronto. They nearly doubled that total in 90 minutes, picking up a 6-2 victory. The first tally, scored by midfielder Gabriel Farfan, was the rookie’s first MLS goal and it came a week after his twin brother Michael found the back of the net for the first time with the Union.

06/03/2011

(Credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Stutes A Key Arm In Phillies’ Pen

While many times, rookie arms on good teams are relegated to mop-up duty, Stutes has stepped right in to get key 7th and 8th inning outs for the Phils since being called up from AAA in late April.

05/27/2011