| Jul 20, 2014
As incurable sports addicts, Jill and I had similar reactions when we learned our only child would be a daughter: We've been spared "the football decision."
To play, or not to play? As medical science continues to explore football's inevitable head...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:07 PM
ESPN.com reports: Brett Favre told ESPN 1000 in Chicago that he's not worried that Green Bay Packers fans will boo him when he returns to Lambeau, despite previous claims.
See more at espn.com.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When the Green Bay Packers eventually retire Brett Favre’s number at Lambeau Field, his career will have come full circle. And if the boo-birds are out on that day, so be it, the legendary quarterback said.
"I've heard that was a concern of mine,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers want to have the quarterback's jersey retired by his longtime team.
But the process of making that happen is starting to seem almost as drawn out as Favre's actual retirement from football, which involved many years...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:25 PM
Republican Sen. Thad Cochran rallied bedrock Republicans and black Democrats to narrowly squeak past tea party challenger Chris McDaniel in Mississippi's primary runoff Tuesday night as the bitter campaign shook up GOP politics, widening the rift...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Just a few years ago, this probably wouldn't have been worth mentioning: Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, a six-term incumbent with a strong conservative record who had ceaselessly brought home the bacon for his state, defeated a Republican primary...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Archie Manning is already there, of course, and Drew Brees will be. They are the most highly regarded quarterbacks in New Orleans Saints history — the two-time Pro Bowler and the record-setting Super Bowl winner.
But three decades after Manning,...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Mitch Ross, owner of S.W.A.T.S. (Sports With Alternatives to Steroids), refused to provide text messages or shipping labels that would confirm the allegations that he provided a deer antler velvet spray to retiring Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Everything’s gone to Hades in Hattiesburg, where the university Brett Favre made famous is stuck in the mud. Marshall handed Southern Mississippi its 20th consecutive defeat Saturday with a 61-13 win in Huntington, W.Va.
The losing streak is the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:19 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The Circle City is suddenly the Full Circle City.
Peyton Manning is coming home Sunday to play the Indianapolis Colts for the first time, leaving this a town torn.
A common sentiment here, where Manning won a Super Bowl and an...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:18 AM
In discussing his potential return to competitive swimming, Michael Phelps told The Associated Press that he doesn't want to be likened to another athlete famous for his unretirements.
"Just don't compare me to Brett Favre," he said.