KYW Sports Pod

KYW Sports Pod

  • Penn Starts 2015 Season Under New Coach

    September 1, 2015

    The Penn Quakers are preparing for their first season under new head coach Ray Priore. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Priore to talk about his team's progress in camp.
  • Temple Hosts Penn State for 2015 Season Opener

    August 31, 2015

    Temple will open its 2015 college football season Saturday at home against Penn State. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Temple coach Matt Rhule about the match-up.
  • West Chester Prepares for 2015 Football Season

    August 31, 2015

    The West Chester Golden Rams are preparing for the 2015 season. West Chester made it to the second round of the Division II Tournament a season ago. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with West Chester coach Bill Zwaan about his hopes for his team.
  • Preseason Preview: Eagles vs. Packers

    August 28, 2015

    The Eagles play preseason game #3 on Saturday night as they visit the Green Bay Packers. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with WGBA-TV's Dan Koob to get a scout of the Packers.
  • Eagles Preview With Ray Didinger

    August 28, 2015

    The Eagles play preseason game #3 on Saturday night as they visit the Green Bay Packers. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with NFL Hall of fame analyst Ray Didinger about what to look for.
  • Villanova Football Preview

    August 28, 2015

    Villanova should be right in the mix for the CAA championship in 2015. Villanova went 11-3 a season ago. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Villanova coach Andy Talley to talk about his hopes for the campaign.
  • Phils Host Mets and Try To Avoid A Sweep

    August 27, 2015

    The Phillies will look to avoid a four-game sweep tonight as they wrap up their series against the Mets at home. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the Allentown Morning Call's Stephen Gross about tonight's match-up.
  • Widener DB On 2015 Season

    August 27, 2015

    The Widener Pride went 12-1 last year, advancing to the quarterfinals of the Division III NCAA Tournament. This year the Pride are the preseason pick to win the MAC. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with junior defensive back Sean Titus about the 2015 season.
  • Widener Football Picked To Win Conference Title

    August 27, 2015

    The Widener Pride went 12-1 last year, advancing to the quarterfinals of the Division III NCAA Tournament. This year the Pride are the preseason pick to win the MAC. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with coach Mike Kelly about his team.
  • 2015 Football Preview: Ursinus University

    August 26, 2015

    Division III Ursinus College is picked to finish third this season in the always tough Centennial Conference. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Ursinus coach Peter Gallagher about what he has seen out of his team in camp.
  • Football Preview: Delaware Valley University Aggies

    August 26, 2015

    Delaware Valley University has some key holes to fill on offense, but the Aggies should once again be a player in the MAC. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the Division III squad's coach Duke Greco about his hopes for 2015.
  • Phils Continue Series Against Mets

    August 25, 2015

    The Phillies continue their series with the Mets at home. Jerome Williams gets the start for the Phillies. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the Inquirer's Jake Kaplan about the match-up.
  • Preview: Univ. Of Delaware 2015 Football Season

    August 25, 2015

    The University of Delaware is getting ready for the 2015 college football season. The Blue Hens went 6-6 in 2014. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Delaware coach Dave Brock about what he has seen in camp.
  • Rowan Readies for 2015 Football Season

    August 25, 2015

    The Division III Rowan Profs are getting ready for the 2015 football season. Rowan expected to contend for another title in the rugged NJAC. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Rowan coach Jay Accorsi about his hopes for his squad.
  • Temple Football 2015 Preview

    August 24, 2015

    The Temple Owls are coming off a 6-6 2014 season and here in 2015 they are hoping to make a lot of noise in the AAC. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Temple coach Matt Rhule about his squad.
  • Fmr. Temple Star Enjoys Success With Phillies Affiliate

    August 21, 2015

    RHP Matt Hockenberry was a star at Temple and now he is enjoying a lot of success as the closer for the Phillies' Single-A team, the Lakewood BlueClaws. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Hockenberry about his work out of the bullpen.
  • The Lincoln University Prepares for 2015 Football Season

    August 21, 2015

    The Division II Lincoln University football team is getting ready for the 2015 campaign. The Lions went 1-9 a season ago. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with interim head coach Herb Pickens about his hopes for the season.
  • Looking Back On Chase Utley's Career

    August 20, 2015

    The Phillies traded Chase Utley to the LA Dodgers. Utley was big reason why the Phillies won five straight NL East titles and the 2008 World Series. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with former Phillies broadcaster Chris Wheeler about Utley's career.
  • Soul Prepares for Conference Championship

    August 20, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul are just one win away from the Arena Bowl. They will host Jacksonville Sunday for the American Conference championship. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Soul coach Clint Dolezel to talk about the match-up.
  • Cheyney Wolves Prepare for 2015 Football Season

    August 19, 2015

    The Division II Cheyney Wolves are preparing for the 2015 college football season. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Cheyney coach Chris Roulhac about what he has seen out of his squad in camp.
  • Struggling Phillies Host Blue Jays

    August 18, 2015

    The Phillies open a brief two-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays tonight at home. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with CSNPhilly.com's Corey Seidman about the Phils and their recent struggles.
  • Soul Host Cleveland In Playoff Match-Up

    August 12, 2015

    The playoffs begin on Saturday for the Philadelphia Soul as they host the Cleveland Gladiators. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Soul coach Clint Dolezel to talk about what his team needs to do to move on in the postseason.
  • Phillies Have Put Together Talented Roster At Double-A Reading

    August 10, 2015

    Phillies fans should be keeping an eye on Double-A Reading where the organziation has put together a roster of young, talented players. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Michael Ventola, play-by-play voice of the Fightin Phils, about what he has seen in this group.
  • Soul Wrap-Up Regular Season On The Road

    August 7, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul wrap-up the regular season Saturday on the road against Cleveland. Philadelphia is on track to open the playoffs against this same Cleveland team next week. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Soul coach Clint Dolezel about Saturday's game.
  • Pivetta Takes The Mound for AA Reading

    August 7, 2015

    Nick Pivetta will make his second start for Double-A Reading tonight, taking the mound against New Britain. Pivetta was acquired by the Phillies in the Jonathan Papelbon trade. KYW's Matt Leon spoke to him during Reading's visit to Trenton this week.
(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