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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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    01 2018 September

    Temple Owls Upset By Villanova Wildcats 19-17 at The Linc

    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...

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    09 2018 February

    Super Bowl Lii Champion Eagles Parade Down Broad Street

    Phinally!! For decades, every NFL season had ended in disappointment for Philadelphia Eagles fans. We got used to making the playoffs and losing, making the Super Bowl and losing (twice), or god forbid, missing the playoffs...

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    15 2017 November

    Villanova Wildcats Destroy Nicholls State Colonels 113-77

    The 5th ranked Villanova Wildcats went over the century mark in routing the visiting Nicholls State Colonels 113-77 on Tuesday night, November 14th at the Wells Fargo Center. The (2-0) Wildcats also set a school record by...

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    11 2017 November

    Villanova Wildcats Outclaw Columbia Lions 75-60 in Season Opener

    The 6th ranked Villanova Wildcats tipped off their 2017-18 college basketball season on November 10th by beating the visiting Columbia Lions 75- 60 at the Wells Fargo Center, Villanova’s home court for this season while the Finneran...

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    05 2017 November

    Villanova Wildcats Blanked by Richmond Spiders 22-0

    Kyle Lauletta, provided his mother with a special birthday gift, by pacing the visiting Richmond Spiders to a 22-0 victory over the Villanova Wildcats on Saturday afternoon, November 4, at Villanova Stadium. Lauletta entered the game leading...

The Villanova Wildcats gave their fans a glimpse of what the upcoming 2017-18 season might look like when they defeated the Drexel Dragons 87-68 at the Jake Nevin Field House on Wednesday, November 1, in an exhibition game played to benefit the Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief efforts. The Wildcats started the game with a starting...

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Villanova Basketball Media Day 2017-18

October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

With the 2017-18 college basketball season looming right around the corner, it is time for Independent Philly to take a look at what is in store for the defending Big East champions (both regular season and tournament), the Villanova Wildcats in the upcoming season. After talking to several of the Wildcat players at Media Day...

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Temple Owls Bested by Uconn Huskies at The Linc

October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The UCONN Huskies were intended to be the main course for the Temple Owls Homecoming Day game at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, October 15th. But, lo and behold, the underdog Huskies foiled the Owls’ plan by upsetting their host 28-24, before a disappointed homecoming crowd of 29,849. Last weekend, the Owls went on the...

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Defense was the name of the game on Saturday afternoon, October 7, at Villanova Stadium, as the Villanova Wildcats defensive unit put on a dazzling display and blanked the Maine Black Bears 31-0. Villanova’s defense completely throttled the visiting Black Bears offense. The Wildcats smothered Maine’s running game, limiting the Black Bears to a net of 8-yards...

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On Saturday, September 30th at Lincoln Financial Field, the visiting Houston Cougars took a commanding 20-0 lead over American Athletic Conference foe, the Temple Owls, and then held on to win by a score of 20-13. The Cougars were ably led by QB Kyle Postma, who lead the visitors to their third win (3-1) of...

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