Michael Sam’s jersey is the No. 2 seller among National Football League rookies, which may persuade companies to sign endorsement accords with the first openly gay player to be picked in the league’s draft.
It was a Ctrl-Alt-Delete 2013 for the White House, President Barack Obama joked last night at a gala in Washington, one of several cracks he took at the flawed rollout of the health-care law that stands as his proudest domestic accomplishment.
Robert Griffin III of Baylor University is among five finalists for the Heisman Trophy and will be joined at this week’s award ceremony in New York by fellow quarterback Andrew Luck, running backs Montee Ball and Trent Richardson, and cornerback Tyrann Mathieu.
Peyton Manning was cut today by the Indianapolis Colts, ending 14 years with the club that included a Super Bowl title, four Most Valuable Player awards and finally questions over his surgically repaired neck and throwing strength.
Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III became the fifth pair of quarterbacks taken with the top two picks in the National Football League draft, selected by the Indianapolis Colts and Washington Redskins, respectively.