WPsimpy is one of the fastest Wordpress theme. The simple yet elegant design of WPsimpy is well suited for web magazines and news blogs running Adsense and other advertising networks. WPsimpy comes with widgetised 3 column footer and single sidebar. It also supports Gravtar in comments.
WPsimpy is a free Wordpress theme released under GPL. It doesn't have any sponsored links attached to the footer.