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Looking Back At South Florida’s 2016 Year In Sports

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Loss and tragedy crippled many in the sports world in 2016.

But as we’ve come to learn, the games themselves go on and can be one of the greatest sources for healing.

It’s a lesson South Florida learned in a calendar year that’s certainly one for the ages.

A singular loss defined Don Mattingly’s first season as Marlins manager.

Jose Fernandez and two others died when his boat hit the rocks at government cut. The image of a shredded hull is now etched into the minds of Marlins fans forever. But so is the response from his teammates.