New Orleans celebrated the Super Bowl champion Saints long into Monday morning. Later in the day, we learned OT prospect Seantrel Henderson is still being recruited, Danica Patrick is racing at Daytona, and the NFL made a generous donation to Haiti. See those stories and more in the links below. So, In Case You Missed It, February 8, 2010 at a glance:
Super Bowl XLIV Breaks TV Record
The 26-year record for TV viewership went down Sunday. Super Bowl XLIV set a new mark for the most-watched television program in history.
Times-Picayune Sells Record Number of Issues
The Times-Picayune, New Orleans' largest newspaper, has been around for 173 years but they've never seen a day like this. The morning after the Saints won the Super Bowl, the newspaper set a record for issues sold.
NFL donates “Super Bowl Champion Colts" Gear to Haiti
Every year the NFL prints Super Bowl champion t-shirts and hats for each participant and donates the merchandise from the losing team to a worthy cause. The league announced Monday that this year those shirts and hats will be donated to the victims in Haiti.
Woods Caddie Says No Return Coming
Rumors were swirling that Tiger Woods was coming back to the PGA Tour February 17, but his caddie, Steve Williams, says those rumors are unfounded.
Danica Patrick to Make Her NASCAR Debut Saturday at Daytona
Danica Patrick announced Monday that she will make her Nationwide Series debut in Saturday's DRIVE4COPD 300. Patrick is coming of a strong 6th-place finish in the ARCA event over the weekend.
OT prospect Seantrel Henderson Still Available
On signing day, top OT prospect Seantrel Henderson verbally committed to USC, but never signed his letter of intent. Now he and his dad say they will wait to find out what sanctions are imposed by the NCAA (on USC) before signing.
Browns Release Troubled WR Donte Stallworth
Donté Stallworth had his suspension lifted, but is now a free agent after his former team, the Cleveland Browns, terminated his contract Monday.