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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.…
Pro Soccer Player With Philly Roots Supported By Teammates, Fans After Losing Mom To Cancer
Kalil ElMedkhar might be grieving the loss of his mom to cancer, but he's got a whole team of support.
The 23-year-old Loudoun United FC midfielder, who was raised in the Philadelphia suburbs, lost his mom, 65-year-old Helena Schroyer, after a cancer battle on June 27, as reported by Delaware Online.
In addition to a GoFundMe campaign for the American Cancer Society, launched in Helena's memory by supporters of Loudoun United, proceeds from bids on the team's match against Sacramento Republic on Aug. 19 will go toward fighting cancer.
A Delaware resident with roots in Philadelphia, Helena …
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…
Pittsburgh Steeler, 2X Super Bowl Champ, Sidney Thornton Dies At 68, Family Says
Two-time Super Bowl Champion Sidney Thornton has died, his former team the Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. He was 68 years old.
We are saddened by the loss of former Steelers RB Sidney Thornton. pic.twitter.com/LpKsIbJ1Xq — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) February 1, 2023
Thornton passed on Jan. 28, 2023, according to his official obituary.
Prior to joining the Steelers the 5'11", 230 lb running back was on the team at Northwestern State University in Louisiana.
He was drafted by Pittsburgh in 1977 and was on the team when it went to the Super…
Aaron Rodgers Rumored To Be Dating Former Princeton Track Star Mallory Edens
She's a runner, she's a track star — and now she's Aaron Rodgers' girlfriend, allegedly.
Princeton University grad Mallory Edens, whose father is Milwaukee Bucks owner Wes Edens, is rumored to be dating Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Sportsgossip.com reports.
Mallory Edens, the daughter of the Milwaukee Bucks owner, is wearing a Pusha shirt on the sideline 🔥🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/os5fXEQO3T — Out of Bounds (@SI_outofbounds) May 24, 2019
Rodgers, 39, and Edens, 26, have apparently been pals for years and were spotted sitting next to each other at a Bucks game in December …