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  • West Chester Baseball Standout Goes Pro

    July 31, 2015

    Dylan Tice had an incredible senior year at West Chester University and that helped the infielder and Penn Ridge High School product get drafted in June by the St. Louis Cardinals. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Tice about adjusting to pro ball with the Gulf Coast League Cardinals.
  • With Hamels Gone, Phillies Take On The Braves

    July 30, 2015

    The Phillies host the Braves tonight as fans deal with the trade of Cole Hamels to Texas. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Jay Floyd of Phillies Nation about the prospects the Phils picked up in this trade.
  • With Hamels Gone, Phillies Take On The Braves

    July 30, 2015

    The Phillies host the Braves tonight as fans deal with the trade of Cole Hamels to Texas. KYW's Matt Leon spoke Stephen Gross of the Allentown Morning Call about the deal.
  • Surging Phillies Wrap Up Quick Stay In Toronto

    July 29, 2015

    The Phillies will look for a 10th win in 11 games tonight as they wrap up their series in Toronto. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with beat writer Meghan Montemurro about this surge for the Phils and the possibility of a Cole Hamels trade.
  • Soul Welcome Voo Doo To Town Sunday

    July 29, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul will play their penultimate game of the regular season Sunday at 4:00pm against New Orleans. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Soul coach Clint Dolezel to talk about what to expect.
  • Preview: Phils Begin Series In Toronto

    July 28, 2015

    The Phillies open a two-game series in Toronto tonight. Rookie Adam Morgan will get the start for the Phils. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with CSNPhilly.com's Corey Seidman about the match-up and what the Phils may do at the trade deadline.
  • Phillies Hot After Break & Trade Predictions

    July 27, 2015

    The Phillies red hot,8-1 since the All-Star Break. What's changed and what will they do this week leading up to the July 31st trade deadline? KYW's Matt Leon spoke with beat writer Jake Kaplan about what he expects to happen.
  • Fmr. WCU Star Plays for A's Affilliate

    July 27, 2015

    Joey Wendle was a star at Chester University and now he's playing for the Nashville Sounds, the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland A's. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Wendle about his work in the minor leagues.
  • Phils Host Fish In A Wknd Series

    July 17, 2015

    The Phillies host the Miami Marlins tonight in the opener of a three-game weekend series. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the radio voice of the Marlins, Glenn Geffner, to get a scout on the Fish.
  • Preview: Phillies Host Marlins

    July 17, 2015

    The Phillies open a wknd series with the Miami Marlins tonight. The Phils also have announced RHP Aaron Nola will make his MLB debut on Tuesday. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Jake Kaplan of the Philadelphia Inquirer about it all.
  • La Salle's Zack Enjoying Run In Vegas With Sixers

    July 16, 2015

    Steve Zack was a standout at La Salle Univ. and now the big man is getting some run in Las Vegas as a member of the Sixers summer league sqaud. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Zack about what he's learned this summer.
  • Fmr. Villanova Standout Coaches At Alma Mater

    July 16, 2015

    Laura Kurz was a standout player at Villanova University and now she is the newest member of the coaching staff at her alma mater, coming on board Harry Perretta's staff. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Kurz about the new gig.
  • Soul Look To Continue Roll Saturday In Jacksonville

    July 15, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul will take their 13-2 record on the road Saturday as they visit Jacksonville. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Soul head coach Clint Dolezel to talk about the match-up.
  • Phillies Open Series with Giants

    July 10, 2015

    The Phillies open their final series before the MLB All-Star Break tonight as they visit the San Francisco Giants. KYW's Matt Leon spoke about the continuing woes of the Phils with Kevin Cooney of the Bucks County Courier Times.
  • Etsell Trying To Make Progress In Angels Organization

    July 10, 2015

    Ryan Etsell is a Philadelphia native who went to North Catholic High School. These days he is pitching for the Inland Empire 66ers, a Single-A team of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Etsell about his climb up the ladder.
  • Phillies Take On The Dodgers

    July 9, 2015

    The Phillies wrap up their series in Los Angeles against the Dodgers tonight. Phils looking for a split of the four-game series. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal down in Delaware about this match-up.
  • Union Prepares For Portland

    July 9, 2015

    The Philadelphia Union will host the Portland Timbers on Saturday in MLS action. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Union head coach Jim Curtin about his squad and this match-up.
  • Richaun Holmes Hoping To Make Impact With Sixers

    July 8, 2015

    Richaun Holmes was selected by the 76ers in the 2nd round of the NBA Draft and he is playing for their summer league team out in Utah. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the Bowling Green product about his transition to the NBA.
  • Fmr. St. Joseph Star Makes Impact In WNBA

    July 8, 2015

    Natasha Cloud is making an impact in her first season in the WNBA with the Washington Mystics. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the former St. Joseph's Hawks star about her new pro career.
  • Soul Prepare To Host Cleveland

    July 8, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul return from a bye week to host Cleveland on Saturday. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Soul head coach Clint Dolezel to talk about his team which has already clinched its division.
  • Preview: Phils Continue Series With Dodgers

    July 7, 2015

    The Phillies continue their series with the Dodgers out in Los Angeles tonight. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with CSNPhilly.com's Corey Seidman about the continuing struggles for the Phils.
  • Fmr. Temple Guard To Play for NBA's Rockets

    July 2, 2015

    Temple guard Will Cummings is getting a shot with the Houston Rockets. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Cummings about the opportunity.
  • Previews: Brewers vs. Phillies Gm 3

    July 1, 2015

    The Phillies continue their series with the Milwaukee Brewers tonight at Citizens Bank Park. Aaron Harang starts for the Phils. KYW's Matt Leon spoke to Stephen Gross of the Morning Call about the Phillies.
  • Women's World Cup Preview: U.S.A./Germany

    June 30, 2015

    The U.S. takes on Germany tonight in the semifinals of the Women's World Cup in Montreal. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Jonathan Tannenwald of Philly.com about the match-up.
  • US Open Cup Preview: Union Host D.C. United

    June 30, 2015

    The Philadelphia Union host D.C. United tonight in the U.S. Open Cup. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Eli Pearlman-Storch of the Philly Soccer Page 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