There’s no room for soul searching in football. Personal health, art, writing, and continuing education are among the reasons why scores of NFL players are leaving the game.
Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ return to the House for the debt ceiling vote last night reopened the discussion of whether she might seek the open Senate seat there next year, as Sen. Jon Kyl is retiring. Rep. Jeff Flake, her likely opponent if she does run, was sure to embrace her on the House floor. […]