College Football

Villanova University football
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 21, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Villanova Wildcats will kick off their 2019 football season on Saturday when they visit the Raiders of Colgate. The Wildcats are coming off a 5-6 2018 season — 2-6 in the Colonial Athletic Association — which saw them hit hard by injuries. But head coach Mark...
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In this April 21, 2018, file photo, Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons acknowledges the crowd before the Blue-White spring college football game in State College, Pa.
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August 07, 2019 - 12:01 pm
By Ralph D. Russo, AP College Football Writer STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium. He imagined how cool it would be to hear 107,000 fans roar when he was announced as a starting linebacker for Penn State — as a...
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The University of Pennsylvania football team went 6-4 in 2018.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 05, 2019 - 12:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Spring workouts are in the books for the University of Pennsylvania football team. The Quakers are coming off a 6-4 2018 season (3-4 Ivy League). Their spring workouts were a bit unusual this time around because they inlcuded eight days spent overseas in China...
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New Widener University football coach Mike Barainyak stopped by the KYW Newsradio studios.
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Matt Leon
February 13, 2019 - 1:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Division III Widener University in Chester has a new head football coach. Mike Barainyak is the new leader of the Pride. He replaces Mike Kelly. It was announced after the 2018 season that Kelly wouldn't be back with the program. Barainyak was Widener's offensive...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, photo, Central Catholic players present Tyler Trent, foreground, with a check to benefit Riley Children's Hospital before meeting Lafayette Jeff in a high school volleyball game, in Lafayette, Ind.
John Terhune/Journal & Courier via AP
January 02, 2019 - 11:25 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyler Trent, a former Purdue University student and college football super fan who inspired many with his battle against cancer, died Tuesday. He was 20 years old. His family confirmed the death to The Indianapolis Star . Trent wanted to be a sportswriter and was determined to...
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Ed Benkin/KYW Newsradio
December 30, 2018 - 11:03 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Manny Diaz is back at Miami, before he ever left. And a most whirlwind day for the Hurricanes has Diaz taking over as the school's head football coach. Diaz agreed Sunday night to become Miami's coach — hours after Mark Richt stunned the school by announcing...
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Ed Benkin
December 13, 2018 - 11:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- First impressions go a long way. Manny Diaz made a strong one during his first day at Temple. The school officially introduced Diaz as the new Temple Head Football Coach on Thursday. Diaz takes over for Geoff Collins, who left to take a similar position at Georgia...
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Dreamstime
December 11, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Professional sports teams have instant replay — and players unions. But what rights do high school players have to appeal a call? A standout defensive football player at a high school in Minnesota was being recruited to...
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AP Photo/Matt Rourke
December 08, 2018 - 6:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Army had the corps bouncing in front of the president and kept the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy. The No. 22 Black Knights recovered two fumbles in the fourth quarter, Kelvin Hopkins Jr. had two rushing touchdowns and Army beat Navy 17-10 on Saturday to win its third straight game...
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Dan Wing
December 08, 2018 - 9:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the 119th time, Army and Navy will do battle in a game of football later this afternoon. The game at Lincoln Financial Field kicks off at 3 p.m., but tailgaters will be there closer to sunrise. One tailgate will get started before the game, and won't end till...
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