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KYW Sports Pod


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

  • Temple's Fernandez Is One To Watch

    April 24, 2015

    The Penn Relays continue today. One competitor to keep an eye on is Temple graduate student Blanca Fernandez who has made quite the splash for the Owls since arriving from Spain. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Fernandez to talk about adjusting to the U.S. and her success as a mid-distance runner.
  • Phils Go for 2nd Straight Win Against The Marlins

    April 22, 2015

    The Phillies will look for a second straight win tonight against the Marlins. Cole Hamels gets the start. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with CSNPhilly's Corey Seidman about the match-up.
  • Preview: Soul vs. Voo Doo

    April 22, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul are 4-0 as they get ready to visit the New Orleans Voo Doo on Sunday. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Soul coach Clint Dolezel to talk about the match-up.
  • Villanova Spring Football Workouts

    April 22, 2015

    The Villanova Wildcats are winding down their spring football workouts. They will wrap up with practices this week. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Villanova coach Andy Talley about his squad's work this month.
  • Phils Begin Series Against Marlins

    April 21, 2015

    The Phillies open a three-game series with Miami tonight at CBP. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Meghan Montemurro of the The News Journal in Wilmington about the Phillies slow start.
  • Blue Hens Stress Development In Spring Workouts

    April 21, 2015

    The Delaware Blue Hens are about halfway through their spring football workouts. Their spring game is set for May 2nd. KYW's Matt Leon caught up with head coach Dave Brock to talk about his team's progress and development.
  • Reaction To Berube Firing

    April 17, 2015

    The Flyers fired head coach Craig Berube today after just about two full seasons at the helm. He went 75-58-28 at the helm of the Orange and Black. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer about the move.
  • Flyers Fire Berube

    April 17, 2015

    The Flyers fired head coach Criag Berube today after just about two full seasons at the helm. No replacement has been named as of yet. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Dave Isaac of the Courier Post about the move.
  • SJU Star On Cloud Nine After WNBA Draft Selection

    April 17, 2015

    The WNBA Draft was Thursday night and it was a big night for St. Joseph's University standout Natasha Cloud as she was selected in the second round by Washington. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Cloud about turning pro.
  • DelVal's Bailey Creating Draft Buzz

    April 17, 2015

    Delaware Valley University wide receiver Rasheed Bailey is getting a lot of attention these days as the NFL Draft approaches. KYW's Matt Leon spoke to Bailey about the excitement surrounding his future.
  • Preview: Soul Hosts Cleveland

    April 16, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul will host Cleveland on Saturday night in a key AFL match-up. Philadelphia is off to a 3-0 start. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Soul coach Clint Dolezel about the match-up.
  • WCU Fooball Spring Workout Update

    April 16, 2015

    The Golden Rams of West Chester are in the middle of spring football workouts. Their spring game will be April 25th. KYW's Matt Leon spoke to coach Bill Zwaan about his team's progress.
  • Temple Continues with Spring Workouts

    April 15, 2015

    The Temple football team is continuing with spring workouts this week. The annual spring game will be April 25th. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Temple coach Matt Rhule about what he has seen from his squad during these offseason workouts.
  • Covington Wraps Up Strong Season For Sixers

    April 15, 2015

    The 76ers wind up their season tonight as they host Miami. One of the pleasant developments this season has been the emergence of forward Robert Covington. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Covington about his first campaign in Philadelphia.
  • Temple's Matthews In The Zone On The Links

    April 15, 2015

    Temple junior golfer Brandon Matthews is on a roll. He has won three straight tournaments for the Owls. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Matthews in the studio to talk about his success.
  • Preview: Phillies vs. Mets

    April 14, 2015

    The Phillies will take on the Mets again tonight up in New York. Phillies will start RHP David Buchanan. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Kevin Cooney of the Bucks County Courier Times about the match-up.
  • Delaware's Boyle A Rising Draft Prospect

    April 14, 2015

    Delaware's Nick Boyle is one of the top tight end prospects in this year's NFL Draft pool. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Boyle about the process and his excitement as draft day approaches.
  • Phils Host Nats In Wknd Series

    April 10, 2015

    The Phillies open a weekend series with Washington tonight at CBP. Jerome Williams gets the start tonight for the Phils. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Corey Seidman of Phillies Nation about the match-up.
  • Penn Football Wraps Up Spring Practice

    April 10, 2015

    The University of Pennsylvania football team wraps up spring practice on Saturday. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with coach Ray Priore to talk about the team's progress in his first season in charge.
  • Philly Sports Editor On the Life Of Stan Hochman

    April 10, 2015

    KYW's Mike DeNardo talked with Philadelphia Daily News sports editor Rich Hofmann about the life of longtime columnist Stan Hochman.
  • Preview: Phils Play Rubber Game Against Red Sox

    April 9, 2015

    The Phillies play the rubber game of their season opening series against Boston tonight at CBP. David Buchanan gets the start for the Phillies. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with Stephen Gross of the Allentown Morning Call about the match-up.
  • Phillies To Honor 1915 Pennant Team

    April 9, 2015

    The Phillies will pay tribute to the 1915 Phillies during tonights game with the Red Sox. That team won the first pennant in franchise history.KYW's Paul Kurtz talks to authors Rich Westcott and Bill Kashatus about the team.
  • Union Prepare to Host NYCFC

    April 9, 2015

    The Philadelphia Union host NYCFC on Saturday, looking for win #1 this season. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with CBS3's Kevin Kinkead about the match-up and the big change at the goalkeeper for the Union.
  • West Chester U's Shabazz Chasing NFL Dream

    April 9, 2015

    Al-Hajj Shabazz enjoyed an outstanding career as a DB at Division II West Chester University and he is now focusing on the upcoming NFL Draft. KYW's Matt Leon spoke with the Bartram High product about his potential.
  • Soul Prepare for Home Opener

    April 9, 2015

    The Philadelphia Soul will play their home opener on Sunday as they entertain Jacksonville. KYW's Matt Leon sat down with Soul coach Clint Dolezel to talk 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