The San Francisco Bay Area will host the National Football League’s 50th Super Bowl in 2016 at the 49ers’ stadium that is set to open next year, while Houston was picked as the site of the 2017 championship game.
Stephen Barclay, chief executive officer of the America’s Cup Event Authority, spoke last week about the remaking of the 161-year-old yachting regatta and the aftermath of the death of Olympic medalist Andrew Simpson when his team’s boat capsized. This year’s event takes place July through September in San Francisco:
Chuck Muncie, a three-time Pro Bowl running back who once held the National Football League record for rushing touchdowns in a season before his career was cut short by cocaine use, has died. He was 60.
Mark Sanford, the South Carolina Republican governor disgraced by lying to conceal an extramarital affair, has staged a political comeback and will be sworn in as the newest U.S. House member this week.
SodaStream International Ltd., the Israeli home soda-machine maker that has returned five times the Nasdaq Composite Index in the past year, is rising on speculation the company will beat its own revenue forecast.
Hall of Fame defensive tackle “Mean” Joe Greene retired from the Pittsburgh Steelers after a playing career and coaching and front-office stints that totaled 27 years and six Super Bowls with the franchise.