Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America's living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country club sport popular for the everyman. At ease with presidents and the public, he was on a first-name basis with both.


Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

MIAMI (AP) — Jose Fernandez escaped from Cuba by boat on his fourth try as a teenager, and when his mother fell into the Yucatan Channel during the journey, he jumped in and pulled her out.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Sports Writers; STEVEN WINE, AP Sports Writers