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Jose Fernandez was operating boat in fatal crash, officials say

A nearly six-month long investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission concluded that former Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was operating the speeding boat that crashed and ultimately killed Fernandez and two others on Sept. 25, 2016. The final report found that alcohol

Minor league baseball president visits Beloit Snappers

On Tuesday, Mar. 14, Minor League Baseball president Pat O’Conner visited Beloit to discuss the future of the Snappers and baseball in the city. He described his visit as “enlightening and positive” while acknowledging the Snappers’ urgency for a new stadium in order to keep

Lake Forest snaps St. Norbert’s historic streak

The St. Norbert College (De Pere, Wis.) men’s basketball team saw its 50-game home winning streak against Midwest Conference opponents snapped on Friday, Feb. 24. The Green Knights (19-5) were stunned 73-70 after Lake Forest College’s sterling performance in the second half of the MWC

Spring Training under way as pitchers, catchers report

After what felt like the briefest offseason in recent history, baseball is back. Pitchers and catchers have already begun their first full workouts, with most of them reporting to their teams between Feb. 13 and 16. Position players are now making their ways to spring

Champions League enters knockout phase

As the Champions League continues on to the round of 16, many of the powerhouse clubs still remain meaning fans will likely be privy to a string of great matches ahead of the championship match in June. We saw this in the first game between

Son of Jerry Sandusky arrested for child sex abuse

Jeffrey Sandusky, the son of the convicted sex abuser and former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, was arrested on Tuesday for 14 counts of child sex abuse charges, including solicitation of statutory sexual assault, solicitation of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, six counts of unlawful

Serena Williams, Roger Federer lock up Australian Open

Serena prevailed defeating sister Venus 6-4, 6-4 to win the title, as well as her 23rd grand slam title. The win moved her past Steffi Graf on the list of all-time slam winners and she now is just one shy of Margaret Court’s long-standing record