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Donovan McNabb reboots his football and business careers

Before training camp opened and the Washington Redskins reported for duty, Team McNabb was hard at work, meeting members of the business community and rebuilding the quarterback's brand. Donovan McNabb is looking for a fresh start on the football field and in the business world, Rick Maese writes in a profile this weekend.

McNabb's business adviser calls the move to the nation's capital "a renaissance" for the quarterback, and McNabb has aligned himself with new corporate partners, discussed plans to work with the White House and plotted ways to launch his brand to new heights.
"I don't see myself as this big name. I just see myself as Donovan," McNabb said in an interview. "My mom sees me as Little Donovan; my dad, just son; whatever it may be. But I know that from what I've been able to accomplish and the things that I've been able to do, that some things I say and do kind of goes a long way for some people."

The full story is here or in Sunday's dead trees Business section.


Friday randoms:

Percy Harvin's battles with migraines are well known and his collapse on the Minnesota Vikings' practice field this summer was downright scary.

Harvin told NBC's Andrea Kremer that doctors believe sleep apnea is at the heart of his problems with migraines and that his heart stopped beating after he collapsed Aug. 19.

Would the Chicago Bulls like to trade for Carmelo Anthony? ESPNChicago reports that Joakim Noah may be part of a deal.

How bad was Darrius Heyward-Bey's rookie season? Epic.

Kyle Busch, what's with the kitty? We do like pink, though.

By Cindy Boren  |  September 10, 2010; 2:15 PM ET
 
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