college football

Widener running back Chris Randle
Widener University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 23, 2019 - 11:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Widener University football team is preparing for the 2019 season under the watchful eye of a new head coach. But he is a familiar presence. Mike Barainyak took over the program back in February after serving as offensive coordinator for the Pride in 2018. He...
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Lincoln University football
Bill Rudick
Matt Leon
August 22, 2019 - 10:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lincoln University football fans are hoping that 2019 is the year the Division II Lions can finally break through. Since bringing football back for the 2008 season, Lincoln has never had a winning season — their high watermark has been a pair of 3-7 campaigns. The...
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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.
Joe Hermitt/PennLive.com via AP
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.
Matt Leon / KYW Newsradio
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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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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Delaware Blue Hens Football / Villanova Wildcats Football
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
November 16, 2018 - 6:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the best rivalries in FCS football will continue on Saturday down in Newark as Delaware hosts Villanova in the "Battle of the Blue." This year, much more is at stake in this meeting for the Blue Hens than the Wildcats. While 4-6 Villanova's season will come to...
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The West Chester University football team celebrates its PSAC title.
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
November 15, 2018 - 3:38 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A magical season will continue for the West Chester University football team on Saturday when the Golden Rams host New Haven in the first round of the NCAA Division II playoffs. West Chester is 10-0 after winning the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference...
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