Yordano Ventura a Kansas City Pitcher died at the age of the 25 on January 21, 2017. Yordano Ventura helped the Royals advanced to the 2015 World Series. He died in the Dominican Republic due to a car accident. The accident occurred while he was trying to drive up a foggy mountain road. He died in a town called San Jose de Ocoa in the Dominican Republic. Another former Dominican baseball player, Andy Marte died on January 22, 2017, in a separate car accident in the Dominican Republic. Andy Marte was 33 when he died. He formerly played for the Atlanta Braves and the Cleveland Indians. The baseball community is mourning the death of these two amazing Dominican baseball players.
Brett Favre, Hall of Fame quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, is involved in the largest public fraud scandal in Mississippi state’s history. According to the state audit, Mississippi has had $77 million stolen from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Since the audit, six people have been arrested, of the six, 5 have pleaded guilty to the audit. At this point in time, Favre has publicly denied any involvement and has not yet been criminally charged.