British snooker star Hunter dies of cancer at 27
Paul Hunter, a British snooker star whose good looks and celebrity lifestyle earned him the nickname "Beckham of the Baize," has died of cancer at age 27.
Hunter, a three-time winner of the Wembley Masters tournament and a former World Championship semifinalist, died Monday night at a hospice in Huddersfield, northern England.
The Leeds native was diagnosed with stomach cancer in March 2005. He attempted a comeback last season but won only one match and dropped from fifth to 34th in ...
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