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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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  • The evidence is clear: Weiner sent the tweet

    The evidence is clear: Weiner sent the tweet
    Let me start this post by saying something that has now become quite clear: U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) Twitter account was not hacked. He sent the image of his penis to a Twitter follower and has now engaged in a convoluted attempt to cover it...
  • Football: It's the final season for Coach Jeff Engilman

     
    Even though some people are calling him the "Brett Favre of high school coaching," meaning they don't believe he's ever going to retire, Arleta Coach Jeff Engilman says, "This is definitely my last year." He has coached for 36 years,......
  • NFL football off to a huge prime-time TV start

     
    Thursday night's game between the Minnesota Vikings and Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints drew a big opening night audience with the highest preliminary ratings for a regular-season prime-time game in 13 years.The TV audience for professional...
  • Brett Favre may not be ready for prime time but the fans were

     
    The networks better pray there isn't an NFL lockout next season. Thursday night's National Football League opening game on NBC between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints drew 27.5 million viewers, the biggest audience for a prime-time regular...
  • Question of the day: Michael Vick selected as the most disliked athlete; who's your top choice?

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune family tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to chime in and tell them why they're wrong. Check back throughout the day for updates. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant Public adulation has......
  • Michael Jordan ranks as most likable athlete today, Dwight Howard No. 45

     
    So, I'm sure some of you have read about the "Q scores" which found that LeBron James is almost considered as unlikeable as Kobe Bryant. If you thought that was surprising, the top 10 list of "likeable" sports personalities is even more intriguing with...
  • Tebow jersey still No. 1; Brandon Marshall up to No. 15

     
    Denver Broncos and former Gator quarterback Tim Tebow still holds the top spot for NFL jersey sales during the past six months, but Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall???s jersey is now up to 15th. That???s according to sales figures......
  • Local ratings: Florida Gators No. 1 Saturday; Miami Dolphins No. 1 Sunday

     
    Football is driving the local television ratings. Just look at what happened this weekend. The Florida-Tennessee game on CBS was tops Saturday and pulled in 262,100 viewers. The Florida postgame show on CBS placed second with 127,800 viewers. In third...
  • Pre-season question of the day: Is this really Phil Jackson's last season?

     
    Phil Jackson sat in his chair, appearing as relaxed as ever. His smile and yellow-button shirt complemented the California summer vibes. His observation that exit interviews feel more enjoyable after a championship exuded a sense of ease. And with the...
  • 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' renewed, Vincent D’Onofrio returning

     
    Work for the Major Case Squad isn’t over … yet. USA Network announced Tuesday that "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" will come back for its 10th — and final — season. The network has ordered eight episodes of the spinoff.......
  • Question of the day: Which NFL team has the best owner, general manager, coach combination?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Dan Pompei, Chicago Tribune The best owner, general manager and coach......