- McNamara played for the Gophers from 1951-54. He was an All-American halfback and the team MVP in 1954. He played professionally for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in Canada and the Denver Broncos in the AFL.
- The Denver Broncos and 9News on Monday announced that longtime Denver sports and news anchor Ron Zappolo will serve as the play-by-play announcer for all four of the club’s preseason contests, which will air on KTVD Channel 20.
- Kevin Durant has won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the show.