James Howard Thome is a former American baseball player who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball . Thome spent most of his career with the Cleveland Indians , anchoring a core of players that led the franchise to two World Series appearances in three years during the mid-1990s. Thome also had stints with the Philadelphia Phillies , Chicago White Sox , and three other teams. Initially a third baseman, Thome transitioned to first base and, later in his career, became a designated hitter.
Derrick Martell Rose is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association . He played one year of college basketball for the Memphis Tigers before being drafted first overall by his hometown Chicago Bulls in the 2008 NBA draft. After being named the NBA Rookie of the Year, Rose, at age 22, became the youngest player to win the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 2011.
Saina Nehwal ( pronunciation ; is an Indian professional badminton singles player. Nehwal, the former world no. 1 has won over twenty three international titles, which include ten Superseries titles. Although she reached the world no. 2 ranking in 2009, it was only in 2015 that she was able to attain the world no. 1 ranking, thereby becoming the only female player from India and overall the second Indian player – after Prakash Padukone – to achieve this feat. She has represented India three times in the Olympics, winning bronze medal in her second appearance.
What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.Bob Dylan
Constant repetition of tongue-twisters was like lifting weights for me, but patience and persistence have paid off.Nicholas Brendon