Fab Melo Dies

Photo Credit: The Big Lead Former Syracuse Orange and Boston Celtics’ center Fabricio “Fab” Melo has passed away. He was found dead at his home in Brazil on Saturday, February 11th, 2017. His cause of death remains unknown, and he was just 26 years young. Melo played for the Syracuse men’s basketball organization from the 2010-2011 season through the 2011-2012 season before being drafted with the 22nd overall pick in … Continue reading Fab Melo Dies

Yordano Ventura Killed in Car Accident

Photo Credit: Royals Kansas City Royals’ starting pitcher Yordano Ventura was killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic on Sunday morning. Ventura, who was only 25 years of age, started 32 games and had an 11-12 record this past season with the Royals with a 4.45 ERA and a 1.44 WHIP with 144 strikeouts. Over his entire 4-year MLB career, which he spent with the Royals only, … Continue reading Yordano Ventura Killed in Car Accident

Andy Marte Killed in Car Accident

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports Former MLB third baseman Andy Marte was killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic on Sunday morning. Marte, who was only 33 years of age, was in the MLB for 7 seasons and played for 3 different teams. In his latest season of action, which was the 2014 season, he was limited to playing in only 6 games and bat .188 with … Continue reading Andy Marte Killed in Car Accident

Joe McKnight Killed in Shooting

Photo Credit: New York Daily News Former Southern California Trojans and New York Jets running back Joe McKnight was shot to death in an apparent road rage incident outside of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Thursday after noon. He was just 28 years young. Over his 3-year college career at Southern California that spanned from the 2007 through the 2009 seasons, McKnight played in 36 games … Continue reading Joe McKnight Killed in Shooting

Cocaine, Alcohol Found in Fernandez’s Body During Autopsy

Photo Credit: FOX Sports During the autopsy of the late Jose Fernandez, who died in a boating accident on September 25th and was a starting pitcher for the Miami Marlins, it was found that he had both cocaine in alcohol in his system. He was legally drunk with a blood-alcohol concentration level of .147, nearly twice the legal limit. Fernandez was just 24 years young when … Continue reading Cocaine, Alcohol Found in Fernandez’s Body During Autopsy

Remembering Dan Wheldon Five Years After His Death

Photo Credit: WISH-TV Five years ago today, on Sunday, October 16th, 2011, an IndyCar championship was set to be won at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada, by either championship leader and 3-time series champion Dario Franchitti or rising star Will Power. Just over four and a half months after winning the 95th running of the Indianapolis 500 in May in epic fashion, … Continue reading Remembering Dan Wheldon Five Years After His Death