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.

  • 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.
  • Altherr Happy With His Development

    June 30, 2015

    Aaron Altherr is one of the Phillies top outfield prospects and he is playing very well since his recent promotion to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Altherr over the weekend about his success.
  • Phillies Pitching Prospect Aaron Nola

    June 29, 2015

    Aaron Nola is the top pitching prospect in the Phillies organziation and he makes his third start at Triple-A tonight for Lehigh Valley. KYW's Matt Leon caught up with Nola to talk about his success and the transition to Triple-A.
  • Reaction To Sixers 1st Rnd Draft Pick

    June 26, 2015

    The 76ers took big man Jahlil Okafor with their first-round draft pick last night. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Tom Moore of the Bucks County Courier Times about the pick and Sam Hinkie's press conference.
  • 2015 Sixers Draft Preview

    June 25, 2015

    The NBA Draft is tonight. The 76ers with the #3 pick in the first round and five picks in the second round. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Derek Bodner of Draft Express and USA Today about what the 76ers could do tonight.
  • Fmr. WCU Player Climbs MLB Ladder

    June 25, 2015

    Joe Gunkel was a key piece of the West Chester University team that won the Division II National Championship in 2013. Now he's climbing the ladder in Baltimore's organization. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Gunkel aboout his pro success.
  • Preview: Soul Hosts Tampa Bay

    June 24, 2015

    The 11-2 Philadelphia Soul will be home on Friday night to host Tampa Bay. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Soul head coach Clint Dolezel to talk about the match-up.
  • Phillies Attempt Third Straight Win

    June 23, 2015

    The Phillies continue their series with the New York Yankees tonight up in the Bronx. Phils looking for a third straight victory. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Kevin Cooney of the Bucks County Courier Times about a variety of topics with regards to the Phillies.
  • Phils Prepare for Series Against Yankees

    June 22, 2015

    The Phillies open an interleague series in New York tonight against the Yankees. Phils looking for a second straight win. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal about the latest on the Phils.
  • Penn Catcher Drafted By Phillies

    June 22, 2015

    Austin Bossart enjoyed an outstanding career at the University of Pennsylvania as an All-Ivy catcher. The Phillies drafted him in the 14th round. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Bossart about the beginning of his pro career.
  • Phillies Report On Aumont and Nola

    June 19, 2015

    The Phillies will start RHP Phillippe Aumont tonight as they open a series with the Cardinals. KYW's Matt Leon got a scout of Aumont and also some insight into Aaron Nola's Triple-A debut by speaking with Tom Housenick of the Allentown Morning Call.
  • Phils Start RHP Aumont

    June 19, 2015

    The Phillies will start RHP Phillippe Aumont tonight as they open a series with the Cardinals. KYW's Matt Leon got a scout of Aumont and also some insight into Aaron Nola's Triple-A debut by speaking with Lehigh Valley PBP announcer Matt Provence.
  • Eflin An Arm To Watch At Double-A Reading

    June 19, 2015

    RHP Zach Eflin was acquired by the Phillies in the offseason in the Jimmy Rollins trade and he is one of the Phils top pitching prospects. KYW's Matt Leon caught up with Eflin after his start Wednesday night in Trenton.
  • Phillies Prospect J.P. Crawford

    June 18, 2015

    J.P. Crawford is arguably the Phillies top prospect and he is playing like it at Double-A Reading. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Crawford about his success after Wednesday's game in Trenton.
  • Dodgers Draft Fmr. Haverford College Pitcher

    June 16, 2015

    Former Haverford College star RHP Tommy Bergjans is starting his pro career after being drafted last week in the 8th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Bergjans about the opportunity.
  • Villanova's Kowalski Settling In With Packers

    June 16, 2015

    Former Villanova standout offensive lineman Vince Kowalski is settling into life these days with the Green Bay Packers. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the Williamstown High product about his first NFL shot.
  • Preview: Phillies vs. Orioles

    June 15, 2015

    The Phillies play the Orioles tonight down in Baltimore. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Corey Seidman of CSNPhilly.com about the Phillies continuing struggles.
  • Pfeffer Relishing Role With Hometown Union

    June 9, 2015

    Zach Pfeffer has done a nice job for the Philadelphia Union this season as he really begins to establish himself as an MLS player. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the 20-year-old Pfeffer about his season and development.
  • Preview: Phillies Host Giants

    June 5, 2015

    The Phillies open a weekend series against the San Francisco Giants tonight at Citizens Bank Park. Jerome Williams gets the start on the mound. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Jake Kaplan of the Philadelphia Inquirer about the match-up.
  • Union Look To Continue Surge Vs. NYCFC

    June 5, 2015

    The Philadelphia Union host NYCFC tomorrow night in Chester. Philadelphia is 3-1-0 over its last four matches. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Union TV analyst Peter Pappas about the match-up.
  • SJU Product A Live Arm In O’s Organization

    June 5, 2015

    Jimmy Yacabonis was a standout closer at St. Joseph's University. Now the right-hander is trying to make his way up the ladder in the Baltimore organization, playing for Single-A Frederick. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Yacabonis about his progress.
  • Soul Prepare To Host New Orleans

    June 4, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul will look to move to 10-1 on Saturday as they host New Orleans. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Soul head coach Clint Dolezel 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