Outdoor Channel Holdings Inc., the owner of a cable channel with hunting and fishing programs, said its board has accepted an increased buyout offer from billionaire Stan Kroenke’s Kroenke Sports & Entertainment LLC.
Geno Smith has no assurance of a starting job and is one of five quarterbacks on the New York Jets’ roster. Still, he’s favored by oddsmakers to win the 2013 National Football League offensive rookie of the year award.
Offensive tackles were the top two picks in the National Football League draft for the second time in the Super Bowl era, the New York Jets picked up a potential replacement for Darrelle Revis and no running backs were taken in the opening round for the first time since 1963.
Steven Jackson voided the final year of his contract with the St. Louis Rams to become a free agent, saying he wants to sign with a Super Bowl contender after eight straight 1,000-yard rushing seasons without a playoff appearance.