Lesley Van Arsdall

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Lesley Van Arsdall is the weekend sports anchor for CBS 3 and The CW Philly. She also hosts the station’s popular “Lunch with Lesley” segment in which she shares a meal and a conversation with notable sports personalities. Her lunch guests have included a range of sports stars from Charles Barkley and John McEnroe to Andre Agassi , Claude Giroux and the Phillie Phanatic.

Before joining the sports department full-time in late 2010, Van Arsdall was most recently co-anchor of CBS 3’s weekend morning newscasts. Van Arsdall joined the Eyewitness News in team in 2003 as a general assignment reporter. Before joining
CBS 3, she had been general assignment reporter and anchor at sister station, KYW Newsradio.

Coincidentally, Van Arsdall segued into television from Newsradio as an on-the-field sports reporter during CBS 3’s Philadelphia Eagles’ pre-game broadcasts. Her love of sports reaches back to her days as a competitive figure skater and field hockey and lacrosse player in school and a lifetime as a Philly sports fan. In her spare time, she is an avid runner, skier and plays tennis.

Van Arsdall began her broadcasting career at WBUX Radio in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1997. She also served stints as sports anchor and general assignment reporter for various cable stations in New Jersey and as an entertainment reporter at Comcast’s CN8.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Van Arsdall earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. She speaks fluent French. A native of Villanova, Pennsylvania, Van Arsdall now resides in Delaware County with her husband, Mike, and their two sons.

Connect with Lesley Van Arsdall on Twitter: @LesleyCBS3; and on Facebook: Lesley Van Arsdall.

SummerFest: Much More Than Baseball At Coca-Cola Park In Allentown

Coca-Cola Park is home to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs but it is also home to so much more than baseball.

CBS 3–07/06/2018

Jay Wright On Sixers Possibly Drafting Mikal Bridges: ‘He Would Definitely Be Excited If He Was In Philly’

For Villanova Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jay Wright, having four players enter the draft is uncharted territory and it’s also pretty incredible.

CBS 3–06/20/2018

Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson: Too Soon To Say Who Starts At Quarterback For Week 1

Doug Pederson says it’s too soon to say who will start at quarterback come when the regular season kicks off.

CBS 3–06/13/2018

Eagles Prepare For Super Bowl Defense As Mandatory Minicamp Kicks Off

After a few weeks of voluntary workouts, the Philadelphia Eagles are holding their first mandatory minicamp and the Bird gang showed up in full force.

CBS 3–06/12/2018

Reading Native Lonnie Walker Attends Sixers’ Pre-Draft Workout, Dreams Of Playing In Philly

Reading-native Lonnie Walker got to don a Sixers’ workout jersey, in hopes that Philadelphia will take him in the NBA Draft later this month.

CBS 3–06/11/2018

Temple Football Returns From 9-Day Visit To Japan

In an effort to grow the game of football and give Temple football players a once in a lifetime experience, some Owls went on a journey to Japan.

CBS 3–05/21/2018

Meet Fafa Picault, Union Soccer Standout And ‘Mini Marine’

Fafa Picault has been one of the Philadelphia Union’s best players.

CBS 3–05/17/2018

Villanova’s Donte DiVincenzo Weighing Entering 2018 NBA Draft

“This whole month of May has been very nerve-racking,” DiVincenzo said.

CBS 3–05/16/2018

Brotherly Love: 3 Brothers Star On Penn Charter’s Varsity Baseball Team

At one local high school, the “brotherly love” phrase takes a whole new meaning.

CBS 3–05/15/2018

Top-Pick Dallas Goedert On Eagles Rookie Camp: ‘It’s Been Crazy’

The Eagles’ first pick in the draft Dallas Goedert, who plays tight end,  says the process has been intense.

CBS 3–05/11/2018

Embiid, Simmons Reflect On Season Of Growth With Disappointing End

The Sixers young dynamic duo of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons learned a valuable lesson this playoffs that will help them to improve the next time around.

CBS 3–05/10/2018

Temple Standout, Former CBS3 Intern Selected By 49ers In 2018 NFL Draft

As an intern, Taylor demonstrated qualities that helped him excel on the football field as he went above and beyond what he was required to do.

CBS 3–04/30/2018

Nova’s Brunson: College Player Of The Year, Handshake Extraordinaire

Villanova University’s standout guard Jalen Brunson is not just the Associated Press’ College Player of the Year, he’s a handshake extraordinaire.


‘No Way They Lose’: Nova Fans Feeling Confident About Michigan Matchup

Villanova’s seeking its second title in three years and Nova Nation is pumped and ready to go.


Barkley On Nova Vs. Kansas: ‘Point Guard Matchup, That’s Going To Be The Key To Me’

The Final Four showdown between the Wildcats and Jayhawks on Saturday evening is getting people talking, especially Sixers legend and basketball analyst Charles Barkley.


Villanova Focused On Sweet 16 Game After Snow Drama

The road to the Sweet 16 proved a little bit tricky for the Villanova Wildcats after their bus got stuck in the snow on Wednesday.


Boy Suffering From Rare Form Of Epilepsy Becomes Member Of The University Of Delaware Tennis Team

The newest member of the University of Delaware’s Men’s Tennis team is 7-year-old Trace Couden.


Eagles TE Zach Ertz Fills In For Philly High School Football Coach

Eagles tight end Zach Ertz fills in for a Philadelphia high school football coach.


Philadelphia Union’s Ray Gaddis Helping To Feed Homeless

Gaddis has always been active in the community and always looking to give back.


Workout Bringing Sexy Back To Strength Training For Women

The Strike workout at Life Time Athletic in King of Prussia is intense and so is the instructor.


SummerFest: Pocono Raceway Provides Fast Thrills IndyCar Weekend

The eyes of the auto racing world are on the Poconos this weekend.


LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy Orders 200 Cheesesteaks, Crab Fries For Bills Teammates

Former Philadelphia standout running back LeSean McCoy is all about the bills these days.


Sixers Top Draft Pick Makes First Pitch At Phillies Game

It was a special day at the ballpark for the NBA’s first overall pick Markelle Fultz.


Meet An Eagle Whose Heart Goes Wild For Snakes

He currently owns a python and a boa constrictor.


Birds Of A Feather Visit Fargo Together

Carson Wentz took several of his teammates back to his hometown of Fargo, North Dakota.


Derek Barnett: ‘It Feels Like I’m A Freshman Again’

Monday’s practice featured rookies, quarterbacks and selected veterans.


Goat Yoga Gathers A Herd Of Participants

Japheth and his wife Suzanne, who own Water and Rock Studio, started the class a little more than a month ago and they are already booked weeks in advance.


Philadelphia Union’s Barber Is A Team Player

He picked up the skill as a sophomore in college, when the player who previously cut hair on his Georgetown team graduated and someone needed to carry the torch.


Philly Sports Legends Help Youth With Golf Event

The event helps raise money for youth educational programs via the game of golf.


3-Sport Athlete Earns Full Academic Ride To Ivy League School

A young man wise beyond his years, Anderson has accomplished so much but he feels there is so much more to be done.