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Villanova head football coach Mark Ferrante
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Matt Leon
September 14, 2018 - 2:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Villanova Wildcats will look to continue their strong start to the season on Saturday afternoon when they play their home and Colonial Athletic Association opener, welcoming Towson to the Main Line. Villanova improved to 2-0 on the young season this past weekend...
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Temple Owls running back Ryquell Armstead (7) is tackled by Villanova Wildcats defensive lineman Malik Fisher (92) during the first quarter at Lincoln Financial Field, Sep 1, 2018; Philadelphia.
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Matt Leon
September 04, 2018 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Temple Owls will return to game action on Saturday when they welcome Buffalo to Lincoln Financial Field. The Owls will be looking to bounce back after losing their season opener this past Saturday to Villanova, 19-17. Temple struggled running the ball against the...
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Stoneleigh is a 42-acre property near the Villanova Law School.
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Jim Melwert
June 28, 2018 - 12:24 pm
LOWER MERION, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A new law in Pennsylvania will make it harder for Lower Merion School District to take all or part of Stoneleigh Garden in Villanova. The district has targeted that site, the former Haas Estate, in its search for a location for a new middle school or for athletic...
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Mikal Bridges (Villanova) walks onto the stage after being selected as the number ten overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center.
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Andrew Kramer
June 22, 2018 - 8:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the 10th pick in the 2018 NBA draft, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Mikal Bridges, a key player in Villanova University's two championship runs in the last three seasons. Fan Timothy Lewis saw Bridges as a perfect fit in Philly. "Local boy, championship...
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Villanova's Mikal Bridges is greeted by friends and family after he was picked 10th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers during the first round of the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
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June 22, 2018 - 7:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tyneeha Rivers walked into Barclays Center for the NBA draft with her son, Mikal Bridges. Like any parent, she was full of emotions: pride, excitement — just a bundle of nerves. But Rivers had somewhat of a parental advantage, she works for an NBA team, the Philadelphia 76ers. So...
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Stoneleigh is a 42-acre property near the Villanova Law School.
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Jim Melwert
May 10, 2018 - 12:52 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An estate-turned-public garden in Villanova could be taken by Lower Merion School District as a site for a new middle school. That’s according to the group behind the garden, and the warning comes just days before its gates are opened to the public. Lower Merion...
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Senior attacker Christian Cuccinello
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Matt Leon
May 09, 2018 - 1:59 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — For the third time in program history and the first time since 2011, the Villanova University men's lacrosse team is headed to the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats will match up with perennial power Duke in the first round on Saturday down in Durham, North Carolina. "...
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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo cuts down the net after beating the Michigan Wolverines in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome.
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April 19, 2018 - 1:28 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - Villanova Wildcats redshirt sophomore guard Donte DiVincenzo will enter the NBA Draft process the team announced , but he'll be doing so without an agent. DiVincenzo was a standout star in the National Title Game, putting up 31 points in the Wildcat's victory over...
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Mark Abrams
April 12, 2018 - 10:20 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - A two-day international forum on the impact of the five-year papacy of Pope Francis begins Friday on the campus of Villanova University. Dr. Barbara Wall, Villanova's vice president for mission and ministry, is coordinating the conference. She says Pope Francis'...
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Villanova Parade
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April 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nova Nation took over Center City Thursday to celebrate the Wildcats' NCAA National Championship. Big crowds lined both sides of Market Street to get a glimpse of the championship team. Smiling players tossed tee shirts to the fans and took turns holding the trophy...
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