Tiffany Jackson, WNBA 1st round pick and Texas Longhorn women’s champ, dies at 37 after battling breast cancer

[ad_1] Tiffany Jackson, a former standout at the University of Texas who was the No. 5 pick in the WNBA draft in 2007 and played nine years in the league, has died of cancer, the school announced. She was 37. Jackson, who was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, died Monday. She was hired … Read more

Dog dies, 17 others infected with illness at The Animal Foundation

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — One dog is dead and another 17 are infected after an outbreak of respiratory illness at The Animal Foundation, shelter officials confirmed on Tuesday. The Animal Foundation announced the outbreak and halted dog adoptions on Monday. In an update shared Tuesday, they say the illness was identified on Sept. 28 … Read more

Fairfield man charged with animal cruelty after cat dies from abuse

[ad_1] FAIRFIELD, CT (WFSB) – A Fairfield man is accused of abusing and bleaching his cat that died a short time later. Fairfield police said in August they received a report from a vet clinic that was taking care of a cat with serious and suspicious injuries. The cat was covered in bleach and had … Read more

Tiffany Jackson: Former All-American basketball player dies from breast cancer at 37, according to the university

[ad_1] CNN — The University of Texas at Austin women’s basketball program is “mourning the loss of Longhorn legend” Tiffany Jackson, the school said on Monday in a statement on their website. Jackson was 37 years old and passed away after a battle with breast cancer according to the school. Jody Conradt, who coached Jackson … Read more

Tiffany Jackson, Former Texas WNBA Star, Dies At 37

[ad_1] AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tiffany Jackson, a former standout at the University of Texas who was the No. 5 pick in the WNBA draft in 2007 and played nine years in the league, has died of cancer, the school announced. She was 37. Jackson, who was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, died … Read more

Tiffany Jackson, former WNBA player and all-American at Texas, dies at 37

[ad_1] Tiffany Jackson, an all-American basketball player at Texas and the fifth pick in the 2007 WNBA draft, died Monday at the age of 37 from breast cancer, the school announced. “We are deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing of Tiffany Jackson, one of the greatest players in the history of Texas … Read more

Former WNBA 1st-round pick Tiffany Jackson dies at 37 after battle with breast cancer

[ad_1] WNBA veteran forward Tiffany Jackson died Monday night after a seven-year battle with breast cancer, the University of Texas announced. She was 37. Jackson played four years at Texas where she became the only player in Longhorns women’s basketball history with 1,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, 300 steals and 150 blocks. She was drafted no. … Read more

Texas Longhorns women’s hoops great Tiffany Jackson dies at 37

[ad_1] 11:32 PM ET MA VoepelESPN.com Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Tiffany Jackson, an All-American for Texas’ women’s basketball team and the No. 5 pick in the 2007 WNBA draft, died … Read more

Fan dies at Steelers’ stadium after falling down escalator; authorities investigating after the Jets game

[ad_1] Getty Images The Steelers are assisting local authorities as they investigate the death of a spectator at Acrisure Stadium on Sunday. Minutes after the conclusion of the team’s 24-20 loss to the Jets, local paramedics tended to a man who’d fallen from an escalator inside the complex, the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety announced. … Read more