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SBD/August 14, 2013/People and Pop Culture
Names In The News
Published August 14, 2013
ROBERT'S RULES: Redskins QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III appears on the September cover of GQ. In excerpts not included in the story he said, "I don't smoke. I don't drink, I've never done any drugs. I need my body to be at its peak performance. ... I don't need to get in trouble because I went out and got drunk one night and I don't know how to be drunk." He added of gay players in the NFL, "I think there are (gay players) right now, and if they're looking for a window to come out, I mean, now is the window" (GQ.com, 8/13).
NAMES: Golf HOFer ANNIKA SORENSTAM will receive the Old Tom Morris Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America in February '14 (GOLFCHANNEL.com, 8/13)....MLS Sporting KC manager PETER VERMES will be inducted into the National Soccer HOF on Oct. 11 (KANSASCITY.com, 8/14)....Bengals TE JERMAINE GRESHAM recently donated $30,000 to his alma matter -- Ardmore High School in Oklahoma -- for new football team uniforms (NEWSOK.com, 8/13)....Knicks G IMAN SHUMPERT raps on MICHELLE OBAMA's new hip-hop album "PASS THE ROCK." The album is part of her Let's Move! Active Schools initiative, which "aims to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity" (ESPN.com, 8/13)....Former St. Louis-based WGNU-AM radio host JACK CLARK "has retained prominent St. Louis attorney CHET PLEBAN as legal counsel" for a possible suit by Angels 1B ALBERT PUJOLS (STLTODAY.com, 8/13).