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Coverage of sporting events from around the Philadelphia area including College Football and Basketball from Temple, Villanova, and other area Universities, Philadelphia Soul, Philadelphia Union, and much, much more.

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    16 2019 August

    Interview with Indy Car driver Marco Andretti

    August 16, 2019 – Allentown, PA – A few days ahead of the ABC Supply Pocono 500 Indy Car race, Independent Philly had the opportunity to speak candidly with local resident Marco Andretti, son of...

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    01 2019 July

    CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019 Quarter Finals at The Linc

    June 30, 2019 PHILADELPHIA — Haiti (defeated Canada) and Mexico (defeated Costa Rica) on Saturday in Houston, TX to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-Finals, and on Sunday, June 30th, 2019, the Quarter-Finals moved to...

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    17 2019 June

    Philadelphia Soul Clobber A.C. Blackjacks

    June 16, 2019 PHILADELPHIA — In a round-2 matchup on Father’s Day, the 3-time Arena Football League champion Philadelphia Soul easily defeated the Atlantic City Blackjacks 54-29, their second win over A.C. this season.  In week-1,...

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    01 2019 June

    Philadelphia Eagles Charity Softball Game

    May 31, 2019 PHILADELPHIA — It was a beautiful summer-like evening at Citizens Bank Park, home of the Phillies but borrowed last night by Eagles players for Carson Wentz’ AO1 Foundation fundraising event.  In front...

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    11 2019 March

    Flyers Beat Ottawa and Remain Playoff Hopeful

    March 11, 2019 PHILADELPHIA — The Flyers take another win and step toward the playoff season behind veteran goalie Brian Elliott.  After an empty 1st period for the Flyers, Oskar Lindblom, Michael Raffle and Scott Laughton...

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Gillespie Powers Villanova Over Georgetown

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Feb. 3, 2019 PHILADELPHIA — With a career high 30-points, Collin Gillespie helped lift the #14 Villanova Wildcats to a 77-65 victory over Patrick Ewing’s Hoyas in the Cat’s home-away-from-home arena, the Wells Fargo Center. The evening started off with a pre-game “senior night” specifically for 2-time National Champion, 2018 AP Player of the Year, and now-NBA star...

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Flyers Edge Past Predators, Carter Hart Stays Hot

December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dec. 20, 2018 PHILADELPHIA — The Flyers needed another strong showing from their new goalie, and rookie Carter Hart did not disappoint.  Hart tallied 31 saves during his second NHL start, helping the Flyers to a win over the Nashville Predators 2-1.  Flyer’s goals were scored by captain Claude Giroux and right winger Jake Voracek, also giving...

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New Haven Ends West Chester’s Undefeated Season

November 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nov. 17, 2018 WEST CHESTER, PA —  The scene was set on a beautiful Fall day, behind a statue dedicated to former West Chester quarterback Michael Horrocks (class of 1985) who gave his life as the co-pilot of United Airlines flight 175 on September 11, 2001. By all accounts this was a great playoff football game...

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Maryland vs. Temple Football

September 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

September 15, 2018 – It was a Big 10 vs AAC matchup on a beautiful September day in College Park, MD.  After an emotional Terp’s pre-game gathering around the “79” painted in the end zone in support of teammate Jordan McNair who died of heat-stroke during a pre-season practice, the game kicked off.  Maryland students and fans clearly...

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Zach Bednarczyk threw touchdowns to three receivers, including the game-winner to Jarrett McClenton with 7:17 remaining, and the Villanova defense came through with two interceptions to seal a 19-17 season-opening comeback win over FBS Temple Owls 19 -17 at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday afternoon (Sept 1st). Trailing by 17-13, Villanova drove 80 yards in 10 plays for the...

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