Vin Scully wrote a letter to the fans that was handed out on Friday at the Dodgers-Giants game, which is one of the final games that he’ll be broadcasting at Dodger Stadium. It’s similar to the letter Kobe Bryant wrote to his fans this year.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident in Florida early Sunday morning. The U.S. Coast Guard said Fernandez was one of three people killed in a boat crash off Miami Beach. Fernandez was 24 years old. The Marlins announced that Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves has been canceled.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made a statement on the unrest in Charlotte on Sunday by wearing a black T-shirt during pregame warmups with a quote from Martin Luther King Jr. emblazoned on the back. In all capital letters, the quote read: "INJUSTICE ANYWHERE IS A THREAT TO INJUSTICE EVERYWHERE." -- MLK Newton typically doesn't voice an opinion on controversial social issues. But he spent of majority of his Wednesday press conference addressing Tuesday's shooting in Charlotte that turned to violent protests on Wednesday night only a few blocks from Bank of America Stadium.
Arnold Palmer, a seven-time major winner who brought golf to the masses and became the most beloved figure in the game, died Sunday, a source close to the family confirmed to Golfweek. He was 87. Reaction poured in from “Arnie’s Army” of admirers in the world of golf.