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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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Rossi wins at Pocono Indy Car Race

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August 19, 2018 LONG POND, Pennsylvania — I love the smell of ethanol in the morning!!  Alexander Rossi completely dominated the race, winning the Indy Car ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.  The race was overshadowed however by a horrific Robert Wickens’ crash. Rossi, who drives for Andretti Autosport (led by local resident Michael Andretti- former Indy Car...

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VILLANOVA, Pa.  –  Georgetown (#2 seed) defeated #1 seed Denver, 8-3, at Villanova Stadium to win the 2018 BIG EAST Men’s Lacrosse Championship. It is the Hoyas’ first BIG EAST men’s lacrosse championship title.  Georgetown (12-4) led the entire game, and held Denver scoreless until almost 28 minutes into the contest. Hoya sophomore Jake Carraway scored...

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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 altogether. The collective disappointment, sadness, and depression of Eagles fans was palpable. We could feel it in the city every Winter. No...

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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 blocking 13 shots, including 3 in one defensive sequence. Villanova ran out to a 22-9 lead and never looked back...

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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 Pavilion undergoes major renovations. Villanova was paced by Eric Paschall with 15 points and All-American, Jalen Brunson, with 14 points....

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