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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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  • Former U.S. attorney says NFL's bounty investigation "exemplary"

    Former U.S. attorney says NFL's bounty investigation "exemplary"
    A former federal prosecutor hired by the NFL to evaluate its investigation of the Saints bounty program said the evidence of payments for hits on opposing players is "very strong." Mary Jo White, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of...
  • Readers Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Readers Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    If Brandon Marshall is cleared of charges in New York, can Roger Goodell still suspend him? Ray Gliwa I think you can stop worrying about Marshall not being available for the season opener because of a suspension. I have been told it is unlikely Marshall...
  • Generational nonsense at commencement time

    Generational nonsense at commencement time
    This is the season of generational twaddle. At graduation ceremonies across the country, politicians, authors, actors and businessmen take to the stage to tell young people they are fantastic simply because they are young. This year, the ritual is more...
  • ODU's leap to Conference USA risky but understandable

    ODU's leap to Conference USA risky but understandable
    NORFOLK — Blaine Taylor, Old Dominion's incurably glib basketball coach, framed the school's move to Conference USA best. "It's like a no-fault divorce," he said at Thursday's press conference/pep rally at Ballard Stadium. "It's not our fault we...
  • Was penalty against Vilma too severe?

    NFL must prove guilt Sam Farmer Los Angeles Times The suspension of Jonathan Vilma was not too severe if in fact he offered $10,000 bounties to any teammate who took out Kurt Warner or Brett Favre. That's clearly crossing the line. But the thing is,...
  • Saints Assistant Head Coach & Linbackers Coach Joe Vitt

    Saints Assistant Head Coach & Linbackers Coach Joe Vitt
    Jonathan Vilma wasn’t out there today. Is his absence a knee issue? “We have this six-hour rule that we have to adhere to. We had to make the decision. We sat down and talked with him about it too. We have opted to have him at all of our...
  • Commissioner Mike Whan proud of LPGA's depth of talent and commitment to sponsors

    Commissioner Mike Whan proud of LPGA's depth of talent and commitment to sponsors
    Less than two years before Mike Whan took over the LPGA Tour, Annika Sorenstam retired. Less than six months into his tenure, Lorena Ochoa followed suit. Losing such icons — Sorenstam is arguably the greatest female golfer of all-time, and Ochoa is...
  • What is sports' most dysfunctional team?

    Boston drama never ends Paul Doyle Hartford Courant This one's not even close — the Red Sox are beyond dysfunctional. Once considered baseball's model franchise after winning two titles in four years, the Red Sox are a mess. The team...
  • Highlights and lowlights of NFL opening weekend

    Highlights and lowlights of NFL opening weekend
    Here's a look at the highlights and lowlights around the NFL during the opening weekend: Highlights: 1. Peyton Manning is back. The Denver Broncos' quarterback made an early statement in his bid for NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors. In his first...
  • Rodgers undisputed leader of Packers

    Rodgers undisputed leader of Packers
    GREEN BAY — It happened gradually, like a beard coming in on a teenager. But now, this season, finally, it is all over his face: Aaron Rodgers is the leader of the Pack. Really, at the ripe old age of 28, in his eighth NFL season, he is more...
  • Where Conan O'Brien has been spotted, Channing Tatum coming to Chicago, Brett Favre taking part in Grant Park football game

    Where Conan O'Brien has been spotted, Channing Tatum coming to Chicago, Brett Favre taking part in Grant Park football game
    Conan O’Brien has been easy to spot around Chicago -- and not just because he’s 6’4 and has hard-to-miss red hair. The Los Angeles-based talk show host has been out and about in the city while here filming “Conan” at the...