All it took was some serious free agent spending, a brand new stadium, and a new outspoken manager and the new look Miami Marlins have made the cover of Sports Illustrated this week.
The 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue has hit newsstands, with model Kate Upton as its latest cover girl.
Sports Illustrated released its “Fortunate 50” athletes in the country, which is determined by how much an athlete makes per year. Miami was well-represented by placing two athletes in the top 11, and all of the Big Three members of the Miami Heat in the top 50.
For most fans of college football, especially fans of the big three schools in Florida, seeing a handful of players getting arrested each year for crimes ranging from public intoxication to sex offenses and assault is the norm.