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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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    18 2019 August

    Will Power wins Pocono Indy Car Race

    August 18, 2019 – Long Pond, PA — The Indy Car series made its return to Pocono International Raceway for the ABC Supply Company 500-mile race.  Will Power took his 3rd win in the past 4 years...

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    16 2019 August

    Interview with Indy Car driver Marco Andretti

    August 16, 2019 (update Aug 20) – 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...

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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...

It was another hot Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia for the rubber  game in the series between the Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays.  The games, originally scheduled to be played in Toronto, were moved to Philadelphia amidst concerns about the G-20 summit taking place in Canada’s largest city.  The Blue Jays were technically the home team...

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Jamie Moyer pitched his second gem in as many starts as the Phillies beat the Indians on Tuesday night. Wednesday, the night after Jimmy Rollins came off the DL, he ended the game with a dramatic walk-off home-run (only the second walk-off for the Phillies this season). The Phillies went for the sweep today at...

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Phillies Crap Out Against Dice-K

May 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Independent Philly was at Citizen’s Bank Park on Saturday Night as the Phillies took on the Boston Redsox in the second inter-league game of 2010. The Phillies roughed up the Redsox on Friday night behind another good outing by Cole Hamels. Daisuke “Dice-K” Matsuzaka was on the mound for Boston facing Kyle Kendrick of the Phillies. David Ortiz (Boston’s DH) made a rare...

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Philadelphia Is Truly a Union City

May 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Independent Philly was on hand (or perhaps “on foot” is more appropriate) Saturday afternoon as the Philadelphia Union took on FC Dallas in their second home game of the season at Lincoln Financial Field. The weather was just about perfect for the 4 PM start time and the over 25,000 fans in attendance were pumped...

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 Independent Philly was in the house on Monday, April 5th as President Obama threw out the first pitch at the Phillies opening game (in Washington vs. the Nationals) and Roy “Doc” Halladay was on the mound for the Phillies in his first official game in a Philadelphia uniform.  The Fightins fell behind 1-0 before taking the lead 2-1...

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