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Wet, Humid to Start July 4th Weekend; Hot, Dry to End It

It's a mixed bag of weather with the threat of storms and rain amid humidity to start July 4th weekend and clear skies and hot weather expected for Sunday and Monday. Friday is a scorcher. We are getting haze, heat and humidity building throughout the day as highs reach the middle 90s.
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Miami Heat In Search Of A Replacement For P.J. Tucker

The Miami Heat lost a pivotal piece in forward P.J. Tucker on the first day of free agency. Tucker joined the Philadelphia 76ers, leaving the Heat searching for an intangibles player. They have already lost out on recent champion Otto Porter Jr, who signed a two-year deal with the Toronto Raptors. Danilo Gallinari, another potential Heat target, plans to sign with the Boston Celtics.

Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting At South Jersey Apartment Complex: Prosecutor

A 22-year-old man from Burlington County has been charged in the fatal shooting of another man in an apartment complex parking lot, authorities said. Teon Macklin-Goodwine, of the Tory Estates apartments in Clementon, was charged with murder, robbery and weapons offenses in connection with the killing, according to Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher.

Here’s why Phillies fans are upset about Óscar Mercado

Phillies fans demand Cole Hamels’ number be retired after team announces newcomer Óscar Mercado will wear it. On Monday, the Philadelphia Phillies announced that they claimed outfielder Óscar Mercado off waivers from the Cleveland Guardians, a move to bolster their lack of outfield depth. Fans were optimistic...

Eagles sign second-round pick Cam Jurgens, finalize draft class deals

The Eagles have finished their draft class signings for 2022. They signed second-round center Cam Jurgens on Friday, locking down the final member of their five-man class. This marked the second straight year the Eagles used a second-round pick on an interior offensive lineman. They drafted Alabama’s Landon Dickerson in 2021, and while Dickerson finished his Crimson Tide career as a center, he moved alongside Jason Kelce to start his pro career. Jurgens looks more like Kelce’s heir apparent. Philly obtained Jurgens with the No. 51 overall pick.

Ranking the top five Eagles’ CB’s of the last 20 years

The Eagles don’t have another scheduled practice until the end of July and free agency seems to have ended for the club. Barring any unforeseen news, we won’t hear from the team for at least a month. So while we have some down-time, let’s grade out the best Eagles’ players at each position over the last two decades. The Philadelphia Eagles have been one of the most winningest teams in football over the last 20 years with two Super Bowl appearances, one title, and six conference championship appearances.

Phillies designate Oscar Mercado for assignment

The Phillies announced that outfielder Oscar Mercado has been designated for assignment in order to open a spot on the roster for southpaw Bailey Falter, who has been recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to start today’s game. Mercado had only been claimed off waivers from the Guardians a few days prior and struck out in his lone plate appearance with Philadelphia.