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Frances Tiafoe, Son Of Maryland Custodian, Ends US Open Run In Historic Upset
Frances Tiafoe's 2023 US Open run ended in an upset on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
For Ben Shelton, though, it's only just begun.
Tiafoe, who is ranked No. 10 in the world, fell to 20-year-old Shelton in the quarterfinals 6-2 3-6 7-6(7) 6-2, in Queens, NY.
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The match was historic in that it was the first time two Black men faced off, and that Shelton's win makes him the youngest American to reach the Open semis since Andy Roddick in 2003. He'll face Novak Djokovic on Friday, Sept.…
Aaron Rodgers Cheers On Fellow NJ Resident Tommy Paul At US Open
The US Open is the place to be for New Jersey residents on Sunday, Sept. 3.
Aaron Rodgers, who famously moved to Montclair earlier this year, was among the celebs at this year's US Open, presumably cheering on Voorhees native, Tommy Paul.
Paul, 26, advanced to the fourth round of the Open for the first time in his career, after beating Spain's Alejandro Davidovich Fokina on Friday, Sept. 1. He lost in the fourth set, making 20-year-old Ben Shelton the youngest American quarter-finalist since Andy Roddick in 2002.
There was no shortage of star power in the stands for Paul's match. Rodg…
Kelce Chugs 5-Second Beer, Pours Shots For Good Cause At Jersey Shore Bar
Like everyone else at the Jersey Shore, Jason Kelce was chugging beers — but at least he was doing it for a good cause.
Kelce, a center for the Philadelphia Eagles, hosted his third annual Jersey Shore fundraiser for the Eagles Autism Foundation on Wednesday, June 28 at Ocean Drive in Sea Isle City, raising more than $380,000 for the charity.
Kelce, who was joined by his brother Travis, a tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs, won a beer-chugging contest, defeating a Philadelphia radio host by chugging a 30 oz. beer in 5.7 seconds.
Jason Kelce defeats James Seltzer, finishing his 3…
Friends, Fans Mourn Death Of Pro NJ Wrestler James Pasquale AKA ‘Jimmy The Jester,' 34
Tributes are pouring in for James Pasquale, a professional wrestler and gymnastics coach with Warren County roots who died on Tuesday, April 11 at his Monroe Township home aged 34.
Jimmy, known professionally as “Jimmy the Jester,” died after being involved in a car accident, according to several news reports and social media tributes.
Born in Easton, PA, Jimmy grew up in White Township, graduating from Belvidere High School in 2006, his obituary says. He then studied criminal justice at Warren County Community College.
Jimmy started working at his aunt’s company, Ace Gymnastics, in the su…
Beloved Rutgers Equipment Manager Battling Cancer Sees Support From Athletes
Support is on the rise for a Rutgers University equipment manager and devoted dad following a heartbreaking cancer diagnosis.
1989 Rutgers graduate Ulysses Molina, aka "Uly,” has worked at the university for more than 30 years, currently managing equipment for the men's and women's lacrosse and soccer programs, according to a GoFundMe launched for his medical support.
A resident of Somerville, Molina was recently diagnosed with throat cancer and must undergo a series of chemotherapy and radiation treatments, the fundraiser says.
Meanwhile, he and his wife, Denise’s daughter, Isabella, grad…