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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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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Players buying message from Turner, Vikings

    The Sports Xchange Players buying message from Turner, Vikings MANKATO, Minn. - If you are former Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave, now might be a good time to look away. Earlier this week, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson...
  • Vikings address Priefer situation head on, and move on

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Minnesota Vikings - INSIDE SLANT A new head coach, major turnover on defense and a quarterback competition that includes an increasingly popular rookie first-round draft pick all were overshadowed by an unwanted...
  • Brett Favre has high praise for Johnny Manziel

    Brett Favre has high praise for Johnny Manziel
    Many NFL fans aren't sure if Johnny Manziel, the Heisman Trophy winner who was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday, will make it as an NFL quarterback. Poor footwork, they say. Questionable arm and/or mechanics....
  • Wrestling at Ripken Stadium: A running diary from our summer interns

    Wrestling at Ripken Stadium: A running diary from our summer interns
    Ripken Stadium — home of the Aberdeen IronBirds — was transformed into a wrestling arena Sunday night for the latest stop on TNA's Impact World Tour. In case you missed it, three dedicated and talented Baltimore Sun summer interns were there...
  • The pull of the pool [Editorial]

    The pull of the pool  [Editorial]
    George Herman Ruth Jr., the pride of Pigtown, stayed in the game too long. In his last season and playing for the Boston Braves in 1935, the legendary Babe batted .181, could barely trot around the bases and stuck around mostly because he thought he'd...
  • Steinberg: Manziel should go No. 1

    The final phase of NFL scouting has begun. Many of the teams are now flying prospects to their complexes to get a closer look. The collegiate career, All-Star games, scouting combine, and on-campus pro scouting days are all complete. This final phase...