The tragic death of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez sent shockwaves through the baseball community. The Marlins played their first game without Fernandez on Monday, and given the circumstances surrounding his death, it proved to be an emotional affair. Hours before first pitch, a bag containing baseballs signed by Fernandez washed ashore about a mile away from the crash scene.
Two years ago, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban called the NFL “hogs” heading toward a slaughter. Granted, Monday’s debate was the most watched in history, drawing in 84 million viewers, according to Nielsen.
The title of Arnold Palmer's final memoir that's due out in a few weeks is called A Life Well Played, which couldn't be more appropriate, especially now in light of his passing Sunday at age 87. "His shoulder never healed and it started a bit of a downward spiral," his personal assistant for 50 years, Doc Giffin, tells PEOPLE. Palmer, the winner of 62 PGA Tour titles and seven major championships, could no longer play the game he loved so much, the game that had given the greenskeeper's son from Latrobe, Pennsylvania, so much.