TODAY! REVVED UP AND READY TO ROLL: Car Festival to steer onto FitzGerald Field in YardleyYARDLEY BOROUGH >> A free family-oriented Car Festival will steer onto FitzGerald Field, 17 North Delaware Avenue, on Sunday, April 22 from noon until 5 p.m. after cold and wet weather forced the postponement of the event from April 15.
PHILADELPHIA >> Rhys Hoskins let two fastballs down the middle go for strikes and somehow saw another one.
He crushed it.
Hoskins hit a go-ahead three-run homer, Aaron Nola tossed seven impressive innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Saturday.
Nola (2-1) allowed two runs, six hits and struck out nine to help the Phillies win their third straight game and improve to 8-1 at home.
STATE COLLEGE >> Trace McSorley holds numerous Penn State passing records and will have more chances to add to his legacy with co-stars Saquon Barkley and Mike Gesicki gone.
But finding go-to teammates that can replace Barkley’s and Gesicki’s production – nearly 40 percent of the offense since 2015 – didn’t top McSorley’s priority list during spring practice.
MIAMI >> Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid certainly aren’t acting like playoff first-timers, and JJ Redick provided the veteran leadership that Philadelphia so desperately needed.
The 76ers might very well be the NBA’s team of the future.
And that future might be starting sooner than many envisioned.
Jury returns 0G verdict against child-molesting teacherPHILADELPHIA >> A federal jury has returned a $200,000 verdict against former Southeast Delco School District elementary school teacher Paul Hochschwender, who pleaded no contest in 2014 to criminal charges that he inappropriately touched at least nine female students.