News of the death of Arnold Palmer caps a sad day in sports

What a sad, sad day for sports fans. We were reeling already today from the death of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez in a boating accident, but now we get word of the death of golf legend Arnold Palmer, who popularized the sport for fans and players everywhere in the TV era.

This news makes it hard for fans to muster much enthusiasm for watching the sports on TV tonight.