Euell Wilson

Throwback Thursday: Euell Wilson

The Euell A. Wilson Award goes to the SAC’s best football player at the end of the season – an award inspired by the football star who died too young 23 years ago.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., center, turns to his wife Judy McCarthy as they enter a House Republican caucus vote on its nominee to replace House Speaker John Boehner, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

Lawmakers said they were thunderstruck and in disbelief following McCarthy’s announcement, which came moments after they had showed up for an election nearly certain to end with McCarthy as their pick for speaker.