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Officials say alcohol was factor in Jose Fernandez crash

Investigators have determined that alcohol was likely a factor in the boating accident that killed Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two of his friends last month. According to a search warrant affidavit that was obtained by the Miami Herald, Fernandez and his two friends, 27-year-old Emilio Jesus Macias and 25-year-old Eduardo Rivero, all had a strong odor of alcohol on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Hurricanes paying tribute to Jose Fernandez with helmet sticker

The Miami Hurricanes are paying tribute to Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez by wearing stickers with his initials and jersey number on the backs of their helmets for Saturday’s game against Georgia Tech. This past Sunday, we lost a big piece of our community. Tomorrow, we honor his memory. #JDF16 pic.twitter.com/LVGLosJPbC — Canes Football (@CanesFootball) September...
Via The Sports Daily
September 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez jersey goes missing at candlelight vigil

The high school jersey of late Miami Marlins’ pitcher Jose Fernandez has gone missing. Fernandez’s alma mater — Tampa’s Braulio Alonso High School — held a candlelight vigil to honor Fernandez. At the event’s conclusion, the jersey was missing. “Hillsborough County Public Schools sent out a press release to media saying Fernandez’s jersey was hanging in the dugout...
Via Sportsnaut
September 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Newspaper runs insensitive headline following Mets win

There are editors for a reason. Most papers also has specific headline writers for a reason. It’s all part of the process. A process that includes providing quality content and making sure all your I’s are dotted and T’s are crossed. Unfortunately, mistakes are sometimes made. The idea of formulating a sexy headline also plays a role in this often. Whatever the reason, the...
Via Sportsnaut
September 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Maria Arias is Jose Fernandez’s pregnant girlfriend

Jose Fernandez was very close to becoming a father at the time he was killed last weekend. Maria Arias, a 24-year-old whom Fernandez met through his love for fishing, is expecting a baby in February. The Daily Mail spoke with several of Fernandez’s family members who confirmed the Miami Marlins pitcher starting dating Arias just weeks before she became pregnant in May. In a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Marlins players turned down boat invitation from Fernandez

As if the pain of losing a 24-year-old teammate isn’t enough, several Miami Marlins players are now haunted with one of the most crippling thoughts a person can have. That could have been us. In a chilling feature about the hours before Fernandez and two other men were killed in a boating accident, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports notes that Fernandez asked several Marlins teammates...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Gordon: Mets 'first class' over handling of Fernandez tribute

The New York Mets were put in a tough position Monday by being the first team the Miami Marlins had to face after the tragic death of Jose Fernandez over the weekend. But Dee Gordon praised the Mets for how classy they handled themselves as the Marlins paid tribute to their fallen teammate, who tragically died along with two other men in a boating accident early Sunday morning...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez's friend sent ominous text message prior to crash

A text message sent by one of the men who died in the fatal boating crash on Sunday off the coast in South Florida that killed Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez is chilling and eerie given what later transpired. Eddy Rivero is one of the three men who died in the crash, along with Fernandez and Emilio Macias. In a text message conversation with a friend, Rivero hinted at potential...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Marlins players will all wear No. 16 as Jose Fernandez tribute

There figures to be no shortage of Jose Fernandez tributes at Marlins Park in Miami on Monday night. The Marlins will try to play their first game since learning of the shocking death of their teammate in a boating accident in the early-morning hours Sunday. Major League Baseball canceled Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Braves, but ultimately, the show must go on, which means...
Via NESN.com
September 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident

A horrific tragedy struck the Major League Baseball world this weekend. Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez died early Sunday morning in a boating accident off the coast of Miami Beach, the team confirmed Sunday. Fernandez reportedly was one of three people killed in the accident, which occurred when a 30-foot boat crashed into rocks just off the coast, according to reports....
Via NESN.com
September 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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