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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.…
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…
Son Of Superbowl Champ Fled Scene Of Crash Killing Dad Of 2: Reports
The son of a Super Bowl champion— who played for the Steelers', Eagles, Jets, Broncos, and Vikings— Quarterback Bubby Brister, has turned himself in to authorities in Louisiana in connection with a deadly hit-and-run, according to multiple media outlets.
Walter Andrew Brister IV, 21, fled the scene after crashing a black Range Rover SUV into that 44-year-old Jude Jarreau at Ben Hur Road near the Louisiana State University campus, The Advocate reported.
Jarreau died at the scene, but Brister was seen turning onto a nearby street after the crash, the outlet reports.
Ex-NY Jet Wanted For Breaking Into Pittsburgh Home, Beating Woman In Front Of Son: Reports
A former NFL player and current high school football coach is wanted for allegedly breaking into a woman's home and brutality beating her in front of her neighbors and son, multiple media outlets report citing North Versailles police.
Rontez Miles, 33, of Forest Hills allegedly, "beat a woman bloody" after breaking into a home along Edward Street on Monday, Sept. 12, KDKA reports citing the police.
The woman was dragged out of her bed by her hair, forced onto her front lawn, and beaten, according to the outlet citing the woman's statement to the police.
During the assault, the motion …
Former Steelers, Eagles Player Charles Johnson Dead At 50
Charles Johnson, who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles, died earlier this week, reports said. He was 50. His family did not release the cause of his death.
Johnson was a 1994 first-round pick out of Colorado by the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he played for five seasons. He played two seasons in Philadelphia before joining the Patriots in 2001, the same year Tom Brady became the starting quarterback and led the Patriots to a Super Bowl win.
He finished his career in Buffalo in 2002, with a career-total of 354 receptions, 4,606 yards, and 24 touch…