The Philadelphia Eagles announced their plans to retire Donovan McNabb's No. 5 jersey at halftime of the Sept. 19 game against the Kansas City Chiefs. McNabb's career didn't end so smoothly, but that can't slight the fact that he was easily the most accomplished quarterback to play for the Eagles. 

 

Colin Kaepernick impressed the football world with his speed last season when he became the 49ers franchise quarterback. Now, Kaepernick believes he's even faster after working with a crew of Olympic track and field athletes in the offseason. 

 

Robert Griffin III's surgically repaired ACL is going to require him to wear a knee brace for the entire season. Perhaps that could be an indicator to the coaching staff that he doesn't need to be running around every other play. 

 

So since Ryan Braun appears to have cheated, the Brewers are giving fans who attend home games in August a $10 voucher for food, merchandise, or future tickets. 

 

For the first time since 1965, no living baseball player was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. That's even with Bonds, Clemens and Biggio, Bagwell, Piazza, Schilling, Tim Raines, and Edgar Martinez on the ballot. Not a lot of folks showed up for the ceremony this year, since the three inductees have been dead for a combined 226 years.

 

Connecticut police are searching a pond in Bristol for evidence linking Aaron Hernandez to murder. Authorities have not found the weapon used in Odin Lloyd's murder, which Hernandez is charged for. 

 

A series of books will be pubished by 33 1/3 on three classic albums: Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kirk Walker Graves, Danger Mouse’s The Grey Album by Charles Fairchild, and J Dilla’s Donuts by Jordan Ferguson Richard.

 

Pusha T was the after-party headliner for the HTown Sneaker Summit at Warehouse Live in Houston this weekend. 

 
 
Meek Mill has a response for Gillie Da Kid's diss. 
 
 
 
Independent book sellers aren't pleased with President Obama's embrace of Amazon as a creator of domestic jobs. 

 

The FBI reported rescuing more than 100 children and arresting about 150 pimps in child trafficking raids. 

 

Pope Francis said over the weekend that homosexuals should not be marginalized, and instead integrated into society. It's easily the most progressive remarks from a Pope regarding this issue. 

 

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office responded to reports that they have been arresting gay people under unconstitutional sodomy laws. 

 

Tech N9ne and Danny Brown dropped "Thizzles."