SvoNotes: Impact of O’Ree’s life of accomplishments felt in Columbus

While COVID worries meant O’Ree could not be in the building, he delivered a speech that was shown on the arena video board and watched the event on video along with his wife Deljeet and daughter Chandra. In addition, former Bruins player Anson Carter and members of SCORE Boston hockey — a club that supports Hockey is for Everyone initiatives in Boston — were the ones to raise the number to the rafters.  

There was Columbus representation at the event as well, as Columbus Ice Hockey Club executive director John Haferman was there to see his friend’s number put in the rafters. 

“It’s a huge moment in history, and it was really, really cool,” said Haferman, who has welcomed O’Ree to Columbus numerous times over the past few years. “They did live stream him in and as soon as you saw him and his wife and his daughter, you were

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Naomi Osaka’s boyfriend didn’t know she was a tennis star before they met and revealed he felt ‘really out of place’ at the 2019 US Open

Naomi Osaka and Cordae

Naomi Osaka and Cordae have been dating for two years. Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images

  • Naomi Osaka won the Australian Open on Saturday, marking her fourth Grand Slam title.

  • Osaka, 23, is in a relationship with rapper Cordae, 23.

  • The couple previously made headlines in September 2020 when Cordae cheered on Osaka at the US Open.

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Naomi Osaka’s tennis prowess is undeniable, but her boyfriend didn’t know about her success when they met.

As part of GQ’s Modern Lovers issue, Osaka and rapper Cordae got candid about navigating their relationship while making waves in their respective fields.

On Saturday, Osaka secured her fourth Grand Slam title when she defeated Jen Brady at the Australian Open. Cordae’s debut album, “The Lost Boy,” received two Grammy nominations for Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song for his single, “Bad

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