• Officials: Speed, impact likely killed Jose Fernandez
    Boston Red Sox
    HardballTalk

    Officials: Speed, impact likely killed Jose Fernandez

    Some details have been released in connection with the investigation into the boat crash which killed Jose Fernandez. Lorenzo Veloz, an official with the Florida Wildlife Commission, told USA Today that the boat carrying Jose Fernandez and two others was traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck rocks as it approached a channel near the port of Miami. While autopsy results have not yet been released, it is likely that trauma from the crash, and not drowning, is what killed the boat’s passengers. Veloz said it did not appear that Fernandez was driving and that, while it was a boat he used often, it did not belong to him. Rather, it belonged to one of the other men killed in the crash. Veloz

  • Philadelphia 76ers
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    Nerlens Noel calls Sixers crowded center situation “silly,” adds it “doesn’t make sense”

    At the center position, the Sixers have the athletic and defensive minded Nerlens Noel, the offensive-minded Jahlil Okafor, and the untested player who may be the best of the group in Joel Embiid. Nerlens Noel called the situation out as “silly” speaking to the Philadelphia Inquirer‘s Keith Pompey.

  • Could Patriots actually be well stocked at quarterback vs. Bills?
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    Shutdown Corner

    Could Patriots actually be well stocked at quarterback vs. Bills?

    After the New England Patriots moved to 3-0, starting two quarterbacks not named Tom Brady, the talk moved to what magic they might have to invoke to remain unbeaten before Brady’s return in Week 5. Jimmy Garoppolo left the Week 2 win against the Miami Dolphins, replaced by third-round pick Jacoby Brissett