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Brett Favre

Brett Favre
Born Brett Lorenzo Favre in Gulfport, Miss., Favre was starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1992 to 2007. The New York Jets acquired Favre in the biggest trade in their history on August 6, 2008. After considering retirement, Favre instead chose to sign a two-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings worth $25 million on August 18, 2009. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Born Brett Lorenzo Favre in Gulfport, Miss., Favre was starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1992 to 2007. The New York Jets acquired Favre in the biggest trade in their history on August 6, 2008. After considering retirement, Favre instead chose to sign a two-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings worth $25 million on August 18, 2009. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • Brandi Chastain among those who want to remove heading from youth soccer

     Brandi Chastain among those who want to remove heading from youth soccer
    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...
  • Favre won't worry about Lambeau boos

    Favre won't worry about Lambeau boos
    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.  
  • Brett Favre: I'm not afraid of getting booed by Green Bay Packers fans

    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,...
  • Brett Favre jersey won't be retired by the Packers this season

    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...
  • In Mississippi Senate contest, tea party comes up short

    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...
  • Thad Cochran — A Republican surprise that shouldn't have been

    Thad Cochran — A Republican surprise that shouldn't have been
    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...
  • Aaron Brooks takes his place in New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame

    Aaron Brooks takes his place in New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame
    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,...
  • SWATS owner publicly apologizes to Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis

    SWATS owner publicly apologizes to Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis
    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...
  • Marshall extends Southern Mississippi losing streak to 20

    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...
  • Indianapolis and Peyton Manning view his return with mixed emotions

    Indianapolis and Peyton Manning view his return with mixed emotions
    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...
  • Could Michael Phelps become the next Brett Favre?

    Could Michael Phelps become the next Brett Favre?
    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. Chris Chase,...