His alma mater, Texas Tech, lost in the national championship game, but it’s still been a good few weeks for Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes. In March, he became Oakley’s first football endorser, and last week he announced deals with Essentia water and Hy-Vee grocery stores.
Million dollar wound
A Texas woman is suing the Houston Astros for more than $1 million, alleging that her finger was broken — requiring two surgeries — by a T-shirt fired from a cannon by the team’s mascot, Orbit, last July. The team vowed to continue using the launchers.
The English Premier League is still searching for a new CEO, after it reportedly approached Bundesliga CEO Christian Seifert only to be turned down. The league has been searching for a new leader since Susanna Dinnage backed out of a plan to replace Richard Scudamore last fall.