Peyton Manning led the Denver Broncos to victory over Pittsburgh. Rookie Robert Griffin III threw for 320 yards for a Redskins win. The San Francisco 49ers schooled Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.
New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, Saints defensive end Will Smith, Browns linebacker Scott Fujita, and free agent defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove all can play in this weekend's NFL season opening games.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Monday that appeals of the suspensions handed down to Saints head coach Sean Payton, general manger Mickey Loomis, and assistant head coach Joe Vitt have been rejected.
To get a sense of the historic arc Major League Baseball has taken over just the past 100 years, hop on our time machine and review some of its key news and developments at 10-year intervals, beginning in 1912.