41 episodes

KYW Newsradio's 1-On-1 with Matt Leon explores the untold stories of the
Philadelphia sports scene with the people who make it interesting: players,
coaches, media members, historians, and more. Each week, Matt sits down with
a Philly sports figure with a story you haven't heard before.
 
 

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KYW Newsradio's 1-On-1 with Matt Leon explores the untold stories of the
Philadelphia sports scene with the people who make it interesting: players,
coaches, media members, historians, and more. Each week, Matt sits down with
a Philly sports figure with a story you haven't heard before.
 
 

    Duke Greco - Grateful in Doylestown

    Duke Greco - Grateful in Doylestown

    Duke Greco just wrapped up his sixth season as the head football coach at Division III Delaware Valley University in Doylestown. He has enjoyed incredible success, leading the Aggies to a record of 59-11. Greco has spent a good portion of his life at DelVal. It's where he played his college football and he spent several years as an assistant before taking over the program.

    In Episode #40 of "1-on-1 with Matt Leon," Matt sits down with Greco to talk about his life in Doylestown and his success in coaching. They also talk about his time playing pro football in Italy.

    "1-on-1 with Matt Leon" is a KYW Newsradio original podcast. You can follow the show on Twitter @1on1pod and you can follow Matt @Mattleon1060.

    • 36 min
    Cindy Griffin - The Hawk Will Never Die

    Cindy Griffin - The Hawk Will Never Die

    Cindy Griffin is in her 19th season as the head women's basketball coach at Saint Joseph's University. She has led the Hawks to 11 postseason appearances, including two NCAA Tournament berths. She also has three Big 5 titles to her credit as well. Her coaching success follows a playing career where she starred as a point guard on Hawk Hill. She is fourth on the program's all-time list in assists.

    In Episode #39 of "1-on-1 with Matt Leon," Matt sits down with Griffin to talk about her time with the Hawks. They look back on some of Griffin's favorite memories as a coach and a player and talk about her road to coaching.

    You can follow Cindy Griffin on Twitter @CindyGriffin11.

    "1-on-1 with Matt Leon" is a KYW Newsradio original podcast. You can follow the show on Twitter @1on1pod and you can follow Matt @Mattleon1060.

    • 43 min
    Landry Kosmalski - Hustle Every Day

    Landry Kosmalski - Hustle Every Day

    Landry Kosmalski is in the midst of his eighth season as the head coach of the Division III Swarthmore College men's basketball team. He has turned the Garnet into a national power, leading them to the national championship game last season and the #1 ranking in the country this season.

    In Episode #38 of "1-on-1 with Matt Leon," Matt sits down with Kosmalski to talk about his basketball career, how he has elevated the Swarthmore program and what that magical run to the title game last season was like.

    You can follow Landry Kosmalski on Twitter @LandryKosmalski.

    "1-on-1 with Matt Leon" is a KYW Newsradio original podcast. You can follow the show on Twitter @1on1pod and you can follow Matt @Mattleon1060.

    • 44 min
    Dickie Noles - April 9, 1983

    Dickie Noles - April 9, 1983

    Dickie Noles is a former Phillies pitcher who played a key role in their 1980 World Series Championship. He is also a recovering alcoholic who has spent years serving as the Phillies Employee Assistance Professional.

    In Episode #37 of "1-on-1 with Matt Leon," Matt sits down with Noles to talk about his work as an EAP. They also reminisce about his baseball career and talk about his road to sobriety.

    "1-on-1 with Matt Leon" is a KYW Newsradio original podcast. You can follow the show on Twitter @1on1pod and you can follow Matt @Mattleon1060.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ashley Grier - Golf In Her Blood

    Ashley Grier - Golf In Her Blood

    Ashley Grier is one of the top golfers in the Delaware Valley. An assistant pro at Overbrook Golf Club in Villanova, Grier spent time on the LPGA Futures Tour and she has enjoyed success in the region competing against both women and men.

    In Episode #36 of "1-on-1 with Matt Leon," Matt sits down with Grier to talk about her career in golf, how she was introduced to the sport and what it takes to compete at the pro level.

    You can follow Ashley Grier on Twitter @AshleyGrierGolf.

    "1-on-1 with Matt Leon" is a KYW Newsradio original podcast. You can follow the show on Twitter @1on1pod and you can follow Matt @Mattleon1060.

    • 26 min
    Connor Barwin - Pressure Off the Edge

    Connor Barwin - Pressure Off the Edge

    Connor Barwin spent 10 years as one of the top pass rushers in the NFL. Four of his most successful seasons were spent here in Philadelphia, where in addition to playing at a Pro Bowl level, he became one of the most popular Eagles in recent memory.

    In Episode #35 of "1-on-1 with Matt Leon," Matt sits down with Barwin to reflect on his time with the Eagles, discuss how he ended up playing basketball in addition to football in college, and talk about why Barwin and his family have decided to call Philadelphia home.

    "1-on-1 with Matt Leon" is a KYW Newsradio original podcast. You can follow the show on Twitter @1on1pod and you can follow Matt @Mattleon1060 .

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

Victor Valiant ,

Great stories, great podcast

Matt Leon finds interesting people, and then gives them time and space to tell their stories. For sports fans and non-sports fans alike, a chance to learn a lot about the very human beings who play and coach.

MikeNabb ,

Excellent Listen

Matt Leon conducts great interviews and is very well-prepared. You will learn a lot

Robert Henry Holtz ,

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Fantastic Local Sports New and Bits! Go Explorers! Never Lost!

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