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Soccer star Jozy Altidore 'thrilled' for girlfriend Sloane Stephens

Saturday marked a big day for Sloane Stephens and Jozy Altidore. Stephens won the US Open, giving her her first career major. Her boyfriend, Altidore, scored two goals in Toronto FC’s MLS match against the San Jose Earthquakes. Altidore was interviewed at halftime of his game and told that Stephens had won the U.S. Open. He told TSN that he was “thrilled” for Stephens. “I’m...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sloane Stephens on 2013 Aussie Open semifinal: ‘I was a baby then’

Sloane Stephens reflected upon her journey after reaching the first major final of her career, noting how much she’s grown in the past few years. Stephens beat Venus Williams in three sets in their semifinal match Thursday to advance to the finals at the US Open. This is the farthest Stephens has advanced in a major since she reached the semis of the Australian Open in 2013. In...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Venus Williams begins 2017 US Open with a victory

SNY's Michelle Yu reports from Flushing where Venus Williams kicked off her quest for a third US Open title with a win on Monday.
Via SNY
22 days ago  |  Discuss

New evidence shows Venus Williams entered intersection legally in fatal car crash

Venus Williams is facing a wrongful death suit for her role in a fatal car crash last month, but police have found new evidence that supports her case.When police initially found Williams at fault for the accident, which occurred at an intersection near her Florida home and caused the death of 78-year-old Jerome Barson, she claimed she entered the intersection legally at a green...
Via The Comeback
July 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Venus Williams now facing wrongful death suit in wake of fatal car accident

Yesterday we wrote about Venus Williams and her recent involvement in a fatal car accident, for which she was ruled to be at fault.From that post: Witnesses say Williams ran a red light, crashing into a car containing an elderly couple. Jerome Barson was in the passenger seat and sustained head trauma injuries that sent him to the ICU. He died two weeks later. According to Linda...
Via The Comeback
June 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Police find Venus Williams at fault for fatal car crash

Venus Williams has been found at fault for a car accident that led to the death of a 78-year-old man earlier this month, according to a police report obtained by TMZ. Witnesses say Williams ran a red light, crashing into a car containing an elderly couple. Jerome Barson was in the passenger seat and sustained head trauma injuries that sent him to the ICU. He died two weeks later...
Via The Comeback
June 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Wife: 'Erratic and hostile' Richard Williams has huge collection of guns

Richard Williams, the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams, recently filed for divorce from his 38-year-old wife Lakeisha. Williams accused Lakeisha of being an alcoholic, stealing money and other offenses, but Lakeisha claims Williams has caused all the problems.According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Lakeisha claims she had to remove an “arsenal of firearms...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Father of Venus, Serena Williams files for divorce, accuses wife of stealing and forgery

Richard Williams, the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams, has filed for divorce from his 38-year-old wife, accusing her of multiple offenses.The Daily Mail reports news of Williams’ divorce and says Richard has accused wife Lakeisha of being an alcoholic.The 75-year-old also accuses Lakeisha of stealing his social security checks, and of transferring ownership of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/8: Pens remind Preds why they're the defending champs

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting on pulling the trigger on a new broom shipment for the Warriors' office.Happy birthday today to Tedy Bruschi, Dick Vitale and Peja Stojakovic. On today's date in 2002, Serena Williams beat Venus Williams (7-5...
Via Yardbarker
June 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan sent Serena Williams a surprise for winning her record 23rd major title

In a throwback tennis weekend, Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus Williams in straight sets to win the Australian Open early Saturday morning. For sisters that first squared off in the event back in 1998, their meeting in the championship round 19 years later is equal parts improbable and a testament to each’s longstanding success.In addition to the incredible nature of...
Via The Comeback
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss
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