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NBA World Reacts To The Joel Embiid Speculation

All-Star center Joel Embiid had the NBA world buzzing on Wednesday night because of his tweet about an Eastern Conference rival. While watching Game 5 between the Celtics and Heat, Embiid tweeted, "Miami needs another star." As you'd expect, fans started questioning if this is Embiid's way of saying he...
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Joel Embiid's tweets about Celtics-Heat Game 5 caused quite a stir

Like many NBA fans, Joel Embiid had some opinions about Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals and decided to tweet them. Unlike many NBA fans, Embiid has two million Twitter followers. So, when the Philadelphia 76ers star tweeted the following as the Boston Celtics raced to a double-digit second-half...

Phillies’ defense sinks to new depths on hilarious play vs Braves

Entering the 2022 season, it was obvious that the Philadelphia Phillies were playing with fire by fielding an absolutely brutal defense on paper. The Phillies finished last in Major League Baseball in defensive runs saved (DRS) last season at -54. And Philadelphia entered play on Wednesday night at -25 DRS, which again is last in MLB.

Marlins, Giants Have Agreed To Infielder Trade

The Miami Marlins acquired third baseman Luke Williams from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for prospect Hayden Cantrelle. Williams went 3-for-12 with no walks in eight games with the Giants earlier this season before getting demoted. The 25-year-old fared much better in Triple-A, batting .378/.415/.486 with four stolen bases in 41 plate appearances.

4 People On Way To Prom Party Injured In West Philadelphia Shooting, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A night for fun turns to terror in West Philadelphia. Police say four people were shot Wednesday night on their way to a prom party and the suspect is still on the loose. Police described the scene before the shooting to be pretty festive. They described the event as a prom–send-off party. Then, out of nowhere, a man riding a mountain bike pulled up to the party and started firing shots.  Now, police are looking for the shooter.   Police tell CBS3 the shooting happened just after 7 p.m. on the 3500 block of Fairmount Avenue.   The target, a 19-year-old boy, was...

Kayaker dies following Delaware River rescue

A kayaker has died after being rescued Sunday from the Delaware River in New Hope. New Hope Police Chief Michael Cummings said Jonathan Gentile died Tuesday evening. He had been taken to St. Mary Medical Center, where his father, James, is employed as a nurse. Father and son were kayaking together on Sunday when Jonathan’s kayak overturned after the pair went over the rapids, Cummings said.

Body Found At Broomall Auto Body Shop Owned By Missing Man George Hughes, Police Say

MARPLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — Marple Township Police are investigating after a man’s body was found at the Broomall Auto Body on Wednesday morning. The auto body shop is owned by 57-year-old George Hughes, Jr. who has been missing since last week. Police have yet to confirm the identity of the deceased body. However, they say the clothing closely resembles the one worn by Hughes at the time of his disappearance. Hughes was last seen at the Edgmont Square Shopping Center in Newtown Square on May 16. “This is not characteristic of him, he has never taken off like this before and we don’t understand what has happened,” Debbie O’Connor, his sister, said. “He is normally a very jovial, fun-loving person. He’s been struggling lately, COVID has not helped anyone, but he has been somewhat down.” An autopsy will be conducted to confirm the male’s identity and cause of death.

Young man shot multiple times in broad daylight on Erie Avenue

Philadelphia (WPHL)- A man was shot and killed in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood Wednesday. The incident happened on the 1600 block of West Erie Avenue around 2:01 pm. According to police, a 20-year-old man was shot multiple times through out his body. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene at...

Officer Involved In Fatal Shooting Of Walter Wallace Jr. Dies In Motorcycle Crash In South Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police have identified an off-duty officer killed while riding a motorcycle in South Philadelphia. Police say 27-year-old Thomas Munz Jr. was riding a motorcycle head southbound on Broad Street when he came into contact with the rear driver’s side of a 2018 Gray Chevrolet Equinox just before 7 p.m. Tuesday. Munz Jr. was ejected from the motorcycle and landed on the roadway. He later died from his injuries. The driver of the Chevy Equinox did not sustain any injuries and remained on the scene. Munz Jr. was one of two officers involved in the 2020 fatal shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. in West Philadelphia. Munz was never criminally charged in Wallace’s death. Police say Munz Jr. had been with the police department for four years and was assigned to the 18th District.

Four people killed, seven injured in Philadelphia shootings

PHILADELPHIA — At least four people are dead and seven others wounded after multiple shootings in Philadelphia on Wednesday. It's unclear if any arrests have been made in the seven separate shootings, but police are investigating. At least one teenager was killed. So far this year, Philadelphia has had...

Vineland Midget Football League president suspended after criminal charges in Philadelphia

VINELAND – The city’s Recreation Commission has suspended the president of the Vineland Midget Football League. Chris Wilson, who has led the VMFL since 2014, was charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, simple assault and reckless endangerment stemming from an incident in Philadelphia last August, court documents show. The 44-year-old was arraigned Feb. 7 and...

Joel Embiid has interesting tweet about Heat

Joel Embiid probably got a few side glances with the message he had about the Miami Heat on Wednesday night. The Heat lost Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Boston Celtics despite holding a five-point halftime advantage on their home floor at FTX Arena. The wheels came off in the second half for the Heat, and star player Jimmy Butler still appeared to be very hobbled by his knee injury, missing short on several good looks from the field.