A remarkable story first started to get some attention last week, when SI.com's Joe Posnanski wrote about Kansas City Royals pitcher Gil Meche's decision to retire at the age of 32 even though that meant walking way from a guaranteed $12.4 million.Meche was doing it because after a series of injurie
Jack LaLanne, who devoted his life to making Americans fit and healthy, died of respiratory failure from pneumonia Sunday at his home in Morro Bay, Calif. He was 96.Before there was power yoga and Tae-Bo, there was LaLanne.
Before we get to the serious news of the day, here's a quick one about something really important — the Super Bowl.As you've probably heard by now, Super Bowl XLV will be between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers beat the New York Jets 24-19.