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Another athlete down

Danielle Pubill

October 11, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Sports

The world has been heavy hearted lately when it comes to its athletes.Jose Fernandez the 24-year-old Marlins' pitcher who died in a boating accident is joined by UFC fighter Josh Samman at 28. These athletes have left the world behind, but have left us their legacies to remember.Samman was found face d...

Palmer and Fernandez

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

October 1, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Golf, Sports

Golf legend Arnold Palmer and Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez came from two very different backgrounds.Fernandez grew up in Cuba trying to escape the country for a good part of his life. After three failed attempts and some time in jail, he and his family made it to Mexico in 2008.Palmer was born in a wo...

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