Everything old is new again. Reynolds Consumer Products is bringing back its once-popular “Hefty! Hefty! Hefty!” (and corresponding “Wimpy!Wimpy! Wimpy!”) chant for a new advertising campaign, with a modern twist.
Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, assigning individual global sports federations the responsibility to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete.
To punctuate close to an hour of combined speeches by this year's pair of inductees into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Ken Griffey Jr. turned around his cap to end the Sunday proceedings. Mike Piazza spoke to his Italian immigrant father, Vince, in his native language, thanking him and Italy for giving him his dad.
The NCAA is sending out a questionnaire to cities interested in hosting college championship events that asks the prospective hosts to detail how they will protect athletes and fans from discrimination. The questionnaire follows the NBA's decision Thursday to move the All-Star Game out of Charlotte, North Carolina, over the state's House Bill 2, which limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.