| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:41 AM
John Grisham, what's holding you up?
Stephen King has joined the ranks of the soaked in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In an Internet video, the bestselling author stands on a deck and allows himself to be doused with ice water -- leaving the ice in...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Brett Favre is heading home.
The Green Bay Packers will announce Monday that they will induct the quarterback in the team Hall of Fame and retire his No. 4 jersey, the Green Bay Press Gazette reported Sunday.
According to the newspaper, the Hall of...
| 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...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:31 PM
The Sports Xchange
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers led the biggest comeback of his career at the most opportune of times.
The Packers fell behind 21-3 and were staring at an 0-2 abyss before Rodgers, wide receiver Jordy Nelson and a resurgent...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Unfazed by the challenge of knocking off the defending Super Bowl champions, the San Diego Chargers leaned on a nostalgic combination to beat the Seattle Seahawks, 30-21, before a raucous, sun-splashed crowd at Qualcomm Stadium.
Philip Rivers to Antonio...
| Sep 12, 2014
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady generated a few additional headlines recently when asked about retirement.
"When I suck, I'll retire," the 37-year-old said in an interview that was picked up by Boston.com, then a host of others. Then Peyton...