Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent said he’d be surprised if the sport turned to an outsider such as Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Officer Robert Iger to replace the retiring Bud Selig.
Quarterback Johnny Manziel is bringing “Johnny Football” to the National Football League, with a personality that recalls Joe Namath and enough skills to be projected to be the first quarterback drafted this week.
The St. Louis Cardinals have offered three-time National League Most Valuable Player Albert Pujols an eight-year contract that may be worth more than $200 million, Sports Illustrated reported on its website.
When the Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals take the field in Cincinnati Monday afternoon, they help kick off a Major League Baseball season that starts about five weeks earlier than the first Opening Day. At the inaugural opener of the American Association in May 1882, the Red Stockings lost to the Pittsburgh Alleghenys, 10-9.