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  • The Lincoln Univ. Football Preview

    August 19, 2014

    Lincoln University is looking to improve on a 1-9 season in 2013. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with coach Ramon Flanagan about the team's progress in training camp.
  • West Chester Center Has High Hopes for 2014 Football Season

    August 19, 2014

    West Chester University advanced to the national semifinals in Division II last season and the Golden Rams are hopeful they have another deep playoff run in them this season. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with senior center Derek Schatz about his hopes for the season.
  • WCU 2014 Football Outlook

    August 19, 2014

    West Chester University advanced to the national semifinals in Division II last season and the Golden Rams are hopeful they have another deep playoff run in them this season. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with head coach Bill Zwaan about his 2014 group.
  • Cheyney Wolves Hoping To Improve Following Winless Season

    August 18, 2014

    The Cheyney Wolves are hoping for improvement here in 2014 after going 0-11 in 2013. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Cheyney head coach Anthony Johnson about his hopes for the squad.
  • Ursinus Football Preview

    August 18, 2014

    The Ursinus Bears are looking to make some noise in the always tough Centennial Conference here in 2014. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Ursinus head coach Pete Gallagher about his squad.
  • Delaware Valley College Football Preview

    August 15, 2014

    Division III Delaware Valley College went 7-4 last season and they are picked to finish 2nd in the MAC this season. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with first-year coach Duke Greco about his squad.
  • Preseason Preview: Eagles vs. Patriots

    August 15, 2014

    The Eagles play their second preseason game tonight as they visit the Patriots. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with NFL Hall of Fame analyst Ray Didingert about the match-up.
  • Temple Owls Football Preview

    August 14, 2014

    The Temple Owls are two weeks away from opening the 2014 season. On August 28th they will visit Vanderbilt. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Owls coach Matt Rhule about the upcoming season.
  • Preview: Union vs. Dynamo

    August 14, 2014

    The Philadelphia Union return to MLS action on Friday night as they visit the Houston Dynamo. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the Union's Amobi Okugo about the match-up.
  • Preview: Phils End Series vs. Angels

    August 13, 2014

    The Phillies wrap up their series against the Angels tonight out in California. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Stephen Gross of the Morning Call to talk about the state of the Phils.
  • Delaware QB On Upcoming Season

    August 13, 2014

    The Delaware Blue Hens went 7-5 a year ago and hopes are high for even better things this season. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Delaware quarterback Trent Hurley about the upcoming season.
  • High Hopes for Delaware's 2014-2015 Season

    August 13, 2014

    The Delaware Blue Hens went 7-5 a year ago and hopes are high for even better things this season. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Delaware coach Dave Brock about his squad.
  • Ray Didinger Previews The Eagles' First Preseason Game

    August 8, 2014

    The Eagles visit the Bears tonight in preseason game #1. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Comcast Sportsnet's Ray Didinger about what to look for tonight.
  • Double-A Phils Prospect Kelly Dugan

    August 8, 2014

    Kelly Dugan is a highly regarded prospect in the Phillies' organization. He's playing the outfield these days for Double-A Reading. KYW's Matt Leon caught up with him to talk about his success.
  • Union's Edu On Being Selected As An All-Star

    August 6, 2014

    The MLS All-Star Game is tonight in Portland. One member of the Union will be on the team that takes on Bayern Munich, midfielder Maurice Edu. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Edu about this honor.
  • West Chester University's Deirdre Kane Retires

    August 5, 2014

    After 27 years as the head coach at Division II West Chester University, Deirdre Kane has announced her retirement. Assistant Kiera Wooden takes over the program. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Kane about her decision to call it a career.
  • SJU Standout Now In Orioles Farm System

    August 4, 2014

    Jimmy Yacabonis was a standout at St. Joseph's University and now the right-handed reliever is making his way through the Baltimore farm system. KYW's Matt Leon spoke to Yacabonis during a weekend visit to Wilmington, to talk about his progress.
  • Union/Kansas City Preview with Amobi Okugo

    August 1, 2014

    The Philadelphia Union will be on the road Friday night as they visit Sporting Kansas City. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the Union's Amobi Okugo about the match-up.
  • Villanova Products Now Plays In St. Louis Cardinals Organization

    July 31, 2014

    Kyle Helisek played his college baseball at Villanova. In 2012 he was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals and this season he is in the starting rotation for High Class-A Palm Beach. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Helisek about his pro career.
  • Connor Settles In As New Asst. Coach At WCU

    July 31, 2014

    Former Strath Haven HS and PSU star Dan Connor, who spent several years playing linebacker in the NFL, has been named the new linebackers coach at West Chester University. KYW's Matt Leon spoke to Connor about the new gig.
  • Philadelphia Soul Prepare for Playoffs

    July 30, 2014

    Philadelphia Soul have qualified for the playoffs. They will open things up against Cleveland on Saturday night. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Soul coach Clint Dolezel to talk about the match-up.
  • Local Native Gets Start In Minor Leagues

    July 30, 2014

    Ryan Etsell is a Philadelphia native who was drafted by the Angels in 2013. This year he is a member of the starting rotation for Single-A Burlington. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Etsell about his pro career.
  • Phils Continue Series Against Mets

    July 29, 2014

    The Phillies continue their series in New York tonight against the Mets. Cole Hamels gets the start. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the one and only Seth Everett, now the pre- and post-game radio host for the Mets.
  • Soul End Regular Season On The Road

    July 25, 2014

    The Philadelphia Soul wrap up their regular season on Saturday as they visit Pittsburgh. The Soul wrap up a playoff berth with a win. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Soul coach Clint Dolezel to talk about the match-up.
  • Will The Phillies Make A Trade?

    July 23, 2014

    The Phillies continue their series with San Francisco tonight behind RHP A.J. Burnett. Phils have lost three straight coming in. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Corey Seidman of Phillies Nation about the Phils and the trade deadline.
(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

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