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Lower Merion head basketball coach Gregg Downer.
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John McDevitt
January 28, 2020 - 8:13 pm
Kobe Bryant's former high school coach reflects on the basketball legend's life. Read more here.
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Doug Pederson
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Ed Benkin
January 06, 2020 - 6:15 pm
The Eagles dealt with plenty of drama this season, but one thing was made perfectly clear: There is no denying who is the captain of the ship. Read more about the head coach here.
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Zach Spiker.
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October 18, 2019 - 5:20 pm
Zach Spiker is preparing for his fourth season as the head men's basketball coach at Drexel University.
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Gabby Lisella.
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1-On-1 with Matt Leon
October 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
Gabby Lisella recently retired from coaching women's basketball at Division III Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. She spent 19 seasons at the helm of the Profs, winning 260 games, the most in program history.
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Ashley Howard
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Matt Leon
July 26, 2019 - 3:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Ashley Howard is getting ready for his second season as the men's basketball coach at La Salle University. The Explorers went 10-21 in Howard's first season at the helm in 2018-19, but they made rapid improvement after an 0-10 start to play nearly .500 basketball over...
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Deirdre Kane
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Matt Leon
July 05, 2019 - 12:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Deirdre Kane was one of the top women's basketball coaches in the nation in Division II. She spent 27 years at West Chester University before retiring in 2014. Kane won 447 games during her time at West Chester — 489 games overall as a collegiate head coach. She was...
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June 07, 2019 - 5:50 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The organization tasked with policing abuse in Olympic sports has barred a Pennsylvania gymnastics coach from being around minors unsupervised while it investigates a misconduct claim. USA Gymnastics tells The Allentown Morning Call that John Holman's suspension issued by the...
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Alain Vigneault decided that one year away from coaching was more than enough.
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Ed Benkin
April 18, 2019 - 6:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Alain Vigneault decided that one year away from coaching was more than enough. After a combined 15 seasons in Montreal, Vancouver and New York, Vigneault took a year off from coaching after being let go by the Rangers. He soon discovered a desire to get back behind...
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Bill Lange takes over for Phil Martelli, who was let go after 24 seasons as head coach of St. Joseph's University's basketball team.
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Ed Benkin
April 04, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Lange was enjoying his life as an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers, but St. Joseph's University gave Lange an offer he couldn't refuse. Lange was introduced as the Hawks head coach on Wednesday at Hagan Arena. Lange takes over for Phil Martelli, who was...
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Drexel junior forward Bailey Greenberg leads the team in scoring and rebounding.
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Matt Leon
March 21, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Drexel University women's basketball team will open play in the WNIT on Friday night when the Dragons visit Harvard University out of the Ivy League. Drexel has put together a fine season with a record of 24-8, and they fell just short of winning the CAA...
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