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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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    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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    03 2019 February

    Gillespie Powers Villanova Over Georgetown

    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...

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    20 2018 December

    Flyers Edge Past Predators, Carter Hart Stays Hot

    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...

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Phillies Back in Phirst Place

September 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Independent Philly was at Citizen’s Bank Park on Tuesday Night as the Phillies took on the Florida Marlins. The Fightins trailed the Atlanta Braves by just half a game at the start of the game and had a chance (with a win and a Braves loss) to take over first place in the NL East...

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The 2010 area college football season kicked off with a matchup between the Villlanova Wildcats and the Temple Owls. Both teams are coming off of very successful seasons in 2009. Villanova won the FCS division championship with a stirring win over Montana to cap a 14-1 season. Temple concluded its season against UCLA in the...

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On Wednesday night Independent Philly made our first trip to PPL Park in Chester to watch the Philadelphia Union take on Chivas Guadalajara in a friendly. After the friendly match-up against Manchester United, we were excited for another great game. The Union did not disappoint winning the game 1-0 on a second half goal by Jack...

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After losing to former Phillies pitcher Brett Myers on Monday night, The Phillies lost again on Tuesday night in a (less than sweet) sixteen inning game against the Astros which saw Ryan Howard get tossed in the 14th inning by replacement umpire Scott Barry (the normal umpires are on vacation). Howard (who went 0-7 with five K’s) got angry at...

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 Independent Philly sent our newest contributing writer, Bridgette Bonner, to Eagles training camp yesterday to get a look at the 2010-2011 team  The heat did not stop the crowds from coming to watch the Eagles wrap up their final two-a-day practices of training camp in anticipation for the 2010 – 2011 season. Seventy-nine players took...

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