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Serena Williams Joins SurveyMonkey Board [FORTUNE]

Congrats to tennis star Serena Williams for becoming one of tech company SurveyMonkey’s board members. New position, new fiancee and new baby on the way! Via FORTUNE: Tennis superstar Serena Williams is making her first foray into the technology world by joining the board of online survey giant SurveyMonkey, the company announced on Wednesday. While it may seem like an odd pairing, the match was made through Facebook chief operating officer and SurveyMonkey board member Sheryl Sandberg. Sandberg and her late husband, Dave Goldberg, SurveyMonkey’s former CEO, were longtime friends…

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Jockey® Reveals New Campaign Featuring War Orphan Turned Ballerina Michaela DePrince

Her story of hope is the next chapter of the brand’s celebrated Show ‘Em What’s Underneath, Show ‘Em Your Jockey campaign Her story of hope is the next chapter of the brand’s celebrated Show ‘Em What’s Underneath, Show ‘Em Your Jockey campaign KENOSHA, Wis., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Jockey International, Inc. (Jockey), a 140-year-old brand recognized around the world for its premium underwear and apparel, today announced an addition to its inspiring brand campaign “Show ‘Em What’s Underneath, Show ‘Em Your Jockey.” The newest hero, war orphan turned ballerina,…

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Ex-NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Dead After Hanging Self in Cell [Associated Press]

MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for a murder conviction and just days ago was acquitted of a double murder, died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning, Massachusetts prisons officials said. Hernandez, 27, was found by guards in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley just after 3 a.m., Department of Correction spokesman Christopher Fallon said in a statement. The former New England Patriots tight end was pronounced dead at UMass Memorial-HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster about…

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Ex-NFL Star Hernandez Aquitted in Boston Double-Murder [Associated Press]

BOSTON (AP) — Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who is already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, was acquitted Friday in a 2012 double slaying prosecutors said was fueled by his anger over a spilled drink. The former tight end for the New England Patriots wept quietly as the verdicts were read in Boston. A few moments later, he looked back at his fiancee and nodded somberly as relatives of the victims sobbed loudly. A defense attorney hugged him. After six days of deliberations, the jury found Hernandez not…

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Jacksonville Jaguars Considering Tom Coughlin 

Ok Jags fans, this guy might be able to bring us a ring! As a Jacksonville native, I feel really good about this consideration. Tom Coughlin left an imprint on this city through football and philanthropy, and Duval County would welcome him with open arms!  Via NBC Sports: The Jaguars won’t be able to talk to any coaches currently employed by NFL teams until the season comes to an end, but one candidate for the job isn’t bound by those restrictions. Former Jaguars and Giants coach Tom Coughlin is now…

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FIRED: Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach Gus Bradley

Via The Florida Times-Union Although two weeks earlier than expected, the ax fell on Jaguars coach Gus Bradley late Sunday afternoon after the team’s ninth consecutive loss and with two games remaining in the franchise’s most disappointing season. Owner Shad Khan made the decision to fire Bradley, who was informed by general manager Dave Caldwell moments after the Jaguars lost 21-20 to the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Bradley traveled back to Jacksonville on the Jaguars’ charter flight. Caldwell remains in charge of the team’s football operations and will conduct…

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Muhammad Ali Dead at 74

Another legend has left us in 2016. The world’s most iconic boxer, Muhammad Ali, passed away Yesterday at age 74. He was hospitalized the day before due to respiratory issues.  Via NBC News:   Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and then spent a lifetime living up to the billing, is dead. Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications, a family spokesman confirmed to NBC News. He was…

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