SERENA AND VENUS’ FATHER WILL BE INDUCTED INTO THE AMERICAN TENNIS HALL OF FAME

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You can’t think of tennis, without the the names of Serena and Venus Williams coming to mind.

Their father Richard Williams will be inducted into the American Tennis Hall of Fame in Florida for his pivotal role in nurturing their careers.

From Compton to legendary tennis superstars,he had coached them early on, helping them develop the skills that’s helped them dominate the women’s tennis field for nearly 2 decades.

Both of them , according to the Shaderoom, have been ranked at the world No. 1 position in singles and doubles and have won 14 Grand Slam titles together as doubles partners. 

The 75 year old will be honored at ATA’s 100th anniversary celebration at the 2017 Honors Gala on August 2nd at noted by http://www.TennisConnected.com,

Both sisters have been ranked at the world No. 1 position in singles and doubles and have won 14 Grand Slam titles together as doubles partners, as reported by the Shaderoom.

The same source cited that ATA is the oldest African-American sports organization in the U.S. It was created 100 years ago in response to the barring of African-American tennis players by the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association.

 

A FORMER MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYER HAS REPORTEDLY GONE MISSING

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Police are searching for a former Major League Baseball player who reportedly has gone missing.

According to the NY POST, Otis Nixon, was last seen leaving his Georgia residence around 10 am on Saturday in his gray 2011 Range Rover that has a lcense plate reading  CFP9010.

Atlanta’s WSB-TV station stated that the 58 year old had never showed up to the golf course that he had planned on going to on Saturday.

Police released an image of the Georgia native Sunday night.

This is the first time in four years that he’s made headlines, he was arrested in 2013 for his possession of cocaine, according to the NY Post.

He’s had a rough past abusing drugs; he was suspended back in 1991 when he was tested positive for cocaine while he was on the Braves team.

He has also played with the Expos, Indians, Blue Jays, Dodgers, Twins and the Red Sox.

Before his retirement in 1999, Nixon had a successful career as a fleet-footed center fielder, stealing 620 bases, scoring 878 runs and hitting for a .270 average, according to the same source.

Source: http://nypost.com/2017/04/09/former-baseball-player-otis-nixon-is-missing/

 

 

 

FORMER NFL PLAYER DIED IN A TRAGIC HOUSE FIRE

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A former NFL player died in a house fire on Sunday morning.

The home of former  Georgia defensive end , Quentin Moses, was caught on fire just around 6 am this morning. Arriving to the scene, firefighters discovered that Moses was unconscious when they had removed his body outside of the house. He was rushed to the Clearview Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The bodies of two other folks, Andria Godard, 31, and her daughter Jasmine Godard, 10, were later found. They too had perished.

According to Yahoo, the roof had collapsed as the firefighters were trying to gain control of the fire.

An investigation on what the exact cause of the fire was is still ongoing.

source:https://www.yahoo.com/sports/news/former-georgia-defensive-end-quentin-moses-dies-in-house-fire-175801061.html

 

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IS A POPULAR ENERGY DRINK RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEATH OF A 19 YEAR OLD BOY?

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                Source: https://www.bebiviral.com/article/10-best-energy-drinks/2/Monster-Energy-Drink

A father filed a lawsuit against Monster Energy Drink, claiming that it  is responsible for the death of his 19 year old son.

In an original report from TMZ, it was revealed that 19 year old Dustin Hood had consumed three and a half of the 24 ounce cans in a 24 hour time span. The lawsuit claimed that Hood had passed out onto a basketball court after he had finished drinking the forth can back in 2015.

He was rushed rushed to the hospital, where he later died.

According to College Candy, TMZ cited that Hood had “died of cardiac arrhythmia that was triggered by a caffeine overload, aka an “acute consumption” of Monster Energy Drink, according to the lawsuit. “The suit claims 3 1/2 cans of Monster has the equivalent caffeine content of 14, 12 ounce cans of Coke.”

It wasn’t specified what damages the father is seeking in this lawsuit.

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