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Coverage of sporting events from around the Philadelphia area. Coverage of Temple Mens Basketball and Football, Villanova Basketball and Football, the Philadelphia Soul and much more.

Independent Philly was front and center on the opening day of the Reebok Classic Breakout 2014, held at Philadelphia University from July 9th through 11th. The competition got underway on Wednesday for the 142 top ranked high school basketball players in the land, all of whom are there to showcase their talents and catch the...

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Things haven’t been pretty for the Philadelphia Union this season. Heading into their home game against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, June 7th, Philadelphia was sporting a 3-7-5 record. However, the Union was looking to build upon a 3-0 road win against Chivas USA back on May 31st (their last MLS action) against the white-hot...

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The 6th ranked Villanova Wildcats wrapped up their regular season with a convincing 77-59 win over the Georgetown Hoyas at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday afternoon (March 8th). With the win, Villanova improved its record to 28-3, 16-2 Big East, and cemented their place as the outright Champion of the new Big East Conference...

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Darrun Hilliard’s sharp shooting led the Villanova Wildcats to a 73-56 win over Marquette on Sunday afternoon (March 2nd) at the Wells Fargo Center, in a nationally televised game on CBS. With the win, the Wildcats earned their 26th victory of the regular season,  a new bench mark in Villanova basketball history. Villanova has won 25 games in the regular...

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The Villanova Wildcats beat Big East foe, the Butler Bulldogs, 67-48 on Wednesday, February 27th during Senior Night at the Pavilion. Before the game the team honored its three senior players James ” Taj” Bell, Tony Chennault, and Nick McMahon (all three were also in the starting line-up). Villanova grabbed the lead, after Butler scored...

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