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How Case Cookus became top QB for USFL's Philadelphia Stars after college injuries, NFL odyssey

The Philadelphia Stars went into the 2022 USFL season with a plan at quarterback. They were going to lean on Bryan Scott to carry their team. Scott had previous experience playing in coach Bart Andrus' system during The Spring League. The two had previously enjoyed a strong partnership and that is what led the Stars to select Scott in the first round of the USFL draft.
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Former 76ers Coach Brett Brown Lands New Job: NBA World Reacts

It's been two years since Brett Brown was ousted as head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers. But after two years out of the game, he's got a new job. On Thursday, ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Brown has agreed to rejoin the San Antonio Spurs coaching staff. Brown previously served as a top assistant on the Spurs from 2007 to 2013 before being hired by the 76ers.

PA Man Killed By Tree He Was Cutting Down, Police Say

A Pennsylvania man was killed after a tree he was cutting down fell on him Wednesday, June 29, authorities said. David Crossett, 39, was cutting the tree behind his Hartz Road home in Ruscombmanor Township when it shifted and landed on top of him, pinning him to the ground around 5:35 p.m., Pennsylvania State Police said.
Main Line Media News

Kehoe Rodgers: As always, fingers crossed this Fourth of July

Ah, Fourth of the July – for most people a day of celebrating – enjoying family, friends, food and fireworks. Actually, the holiday doesn’t cause me as much anxiety as it used to. Maybe the curse was lifted, or that annual black cloud moved on to hang over some other poor unsuspecting soul. Whatever the reason – dear God, I hope I’m not jinxing myself – the angst of July 4th hasn’t paid me a visit in several years.

Pottstown cites High Street churches for feeding the needy

POTTSTOWN — Two High Street churches that provide free meals, essentials and services to those in need have been cited by the borough for violating the zoning code’s definition of “church” by undertaking those activities. Oddly, although other churches in town provide many of the same...
CBS Sports

James Harden contract: 76ers star declines $47.3M option for 2022-23, reportedly will sign new deal with team

James Harden will be continuing his career with the Philadelphia 76ers. On Wednesday, the veteran guard opted out of his $47.3 million player option for the 2022-23 season, but he's expected to sign a new contract with the Sixers once free agency begins, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. By opting out of his player option, Harden gives the Sixers more financial flexibility to help improve the rest of the roster this summer around hiim and MVP runner-up Joel Embiid.
Norristown Times Herald

Lepera, Arkoosh talk closure of Montgomery County homeless shelter

NORRISTOWN — The closure of the Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center in Norristown has people talking. CHOC, located on the grounds of the Norristown State Hospital along Sterigere Street, is the 50-bed facility and is the largest and only homeless space for single adults ages 18 years and older in Montgomery County.