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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.

La Salle vs. Villanova: Wildcats Claw Out Win Over Explorers

La Salle vs. Villanova Pre-Game  In a game reminiscent of classic city series games, Villanova edged La Salle 84-81 in a nail-biter that was not decided until the final shot was launched by La Salle’s Sam Mills as time expired. Had it gone in, it would have sent the game into overtime. Alas, the shot missed, and […]

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Lingerie Football League: Philadelphia Passion vs. Orlando Fantasy

Last night Independent Philly traveled to the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, NJ to watch the Philadelphia Passion of the Lingerie Football League take on the Orlando Fantasy in their third game of the season. The Passion came into the game with a 2-0 record. Our initial thought was that these ladies would be dressed in […]

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Temple vs. Georgetown: Owls Moore Than Hoyas Can Handle

Ramone Moore’s career high 30 points led the Temple Owls to an upset win over the 10th ranked (and previously undefeated) Georgetown Hoyas 68-65 at the Liacouras Center on Thursday night. The win provided Temple Coach Fran Dunphy with the 400th win of his illustrious coaching career. Spurred on by a loud and enthusiastic  crowd, […]

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Penn vs. Villanova: Conscientious Objection Can’t Stop Corey Stokes Career Night

In their only appearance this season at the historic Palestra, the 12th ranked Villanova Wildcats took on the Penn Quakers of the Ivy League in a Big 5 match up. Villanova, coached by Jay Wright, came into the game with a record of 6-1 overall, 1-0 in the Big 5. Penn, coached by Jerome Allen, […]

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La Salle vs. Oklahoma State: Instant Double Overtime Classic in Historic Palestra

In a game that proved to be a perfect fit for its esteemed venue, the Palestra, Oklahoma State, coached by Travis Ford, beat La Salle on Saturday afternoon, 92-87 in double overtime. The first half saw nine lead changes and several ties, before the La Salle Explorers, coached by John Giannini, went on a 12-0 […]

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