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Brett Favre

  1. games
    Brett Favre Was Always Pretty AwfulThanks to his legion of defenders, the ex-QB thought he could get away with anything. An egregious scandal in Mississippi shows there are limits.
  2. games
    Why Tom Brady’s Decline Sucks Even for Tom Brady HatersAll of a sudden, we can’t even hate the guy guiltlessly.
  3. life in pixels
    Brett Favre Is a Social NetworkIt sounds nuts to say that anti-Semites took advantage of Brett Favre to spread racist memes. But that’s because you think of Favre as a quarterback.
  4. roughing the passer
    Jets Play Defense Against Favre-Suing MasseusesIn unrelated news, Joe Namath is still sorry.
  5. the sports section
    Report: Brett Favre Won’t Be Suspended, Will Be FinedThe NFL is expected to announce its decision in the Jenn Sterger/Brett Favre dirty-texting case in the next 48 hours.
  6. the sports section
    NFL to Look for ‘Electronic Fingerprints’ on Brett Favre’s PenisSome people get the best jobs!
  7. the sports section
    Who Had August 18 in the Brett Favre Un-Retirement Pool?Face it: He’s never, ever going away.
  8. the sports section
    Thank You, Jets and Giants, for a Drama-Free Off-seasonPlaxico Burress could be our problem right now, but he’s not.
  9. the sports section
    Even Other NFL Players Are Making Fun of Brett Favre NowThe Giants’ David Diehl mocks him at Comix.
  10. the sports section
    Brett Favre and the Ten Worst Sports RetirementsOur reckoning of superstars who sullied their legacies by coming out of retirement.
  11. the sports section
    Thank God the Jets Released Favre, Who Simply Won’t Let GoFavre keeps lurching onward, talking this week about joining the Vikings next season.
  12. the sports section
    Now’s an Excellent Time to Buy That Brett Favre JerseyIt’s not a sale. It’s a celebration.
  13. the sports section
    Brett Favre Announces Retirement, to ShrugsAnd even if he tries another of his patented “well, if the game wants me back, I guess I just CAN’T retire!” moves, he won’t be able to play again.
  14. the sports section
    Finally, That’s Over: The Jets Fire ManginiThis year, with Brett Favre, other new players, and a big win over New England, most Jets watchers were more optimistic than ever. They shouldn’t have been.
  15. the sports section
    The Jets, and Brett Favre, Are DoneThe Jets’ season might have been doomed when … they traded for Brett Favre.
  16. minnesota is the new florida
    At Least One Person Voted Brett Favre for PresidentA fallback career in the making?
  17. the sports section
    Jets Finally Beat the Patriots, and Answer a Lot of QuestionsBeing in first place is nice, but not really what’s important.
  18. the sports section
    Leitch: Just What’s at Stake As the Jets Meet the PatriotsIt’s the most important Jets game in about two years, and will shape the rest of the season. Before you tune in to WB-11, here’s a primer on the top story lines.
  19. the sports section
    Giants, Jets, and Even Knicks Make for Best NYC Sports Day Since the Super BowlThe Jets score the biggest victory margin in franchise history. The Giants take grip on the NFC East. And the Knicks, they’re actually watchable again!
  20. press-box confidential
    ESPN Pretty Much Making Its Policies Up As It Goes AlongIf the network doesn’t break a story, might it still be true? Plus, the battle for top dog on their Website, in this week’s look at the sporting press.
  21. the sports section
    Brett Favre Rediscovers His Mojo, But Will It Save the Jets?Late in the fourth quarter yesterday, Brett Favre reminded everyone he was Brett Favre.
  22. the sports section
    Jets Fall — Hard — to Chargers, Jarring Season’s OutlookIt’s getting late in the season earlier than you think.
  23. the sports section
    Favre Headed for Trouble?The five-minute stretch that Jets fans are talking about this morning — that span where everything in the AFC East changed — might not be the five-minute stretch that matters most for the Jets this year.
  24. the sports section
    New Promise Already Evaporating for Jets and GiantsSaturday night’s exhibition game between the Jets and the Giants turned out to be a disaster.
  25. the sports section
    Jets Fans’ Great ShamePeter King doesn’t think you like Brett Favre, or at least not enough.
  26. the sports section
    The People Most Grateful to FavreAnyone who has watched a Jets game over the last few seasons had to enjoy seeing a pass go more than twenty yards without wobbling like a dying quail.
  27. the sports section
    Press-Box Confidential: Fights, Splits, and a Profoundly Sad Michael KayMike and the Mad Dog go separate, mediocre ways; paper prizes Favre over Pope; and other troubling news from the past week in sports.
  28. the sports section
    Press-Box Confidential: Favre Madness, Sports Journos Loose in Beijing, Manning’s Star PowerIn this week’s look at the self-aggrandizement, fragile egos, and blatant misrepresentation of the sporting press, Mike Lupica unleashes a patented zinger and Murray Chass blogs for real.
  29. party lines
    Tom Arnold’s Advice to Brett Favre: Be Derek JeterThe comedian has some choice words for the Jets’ newest recruit.
  30. the sports section
    The Jets Land Brett FavreThe retired Green Bay Packer will play in New Jersey this year.
  31. the sports section
    Favre Cools the JetsOnce the Jets admitted they’d talked to Favre’s agent, their season was doomed.
  32. the sports section
    Jets Now Allowed to Hit On Brett FavreThe Favre un-retirement drama has just been kicked up a few more notches.
  33. the sports section
    Michael Strahan Is Officially Retiring From the GiantsAfter last year’s Super Bowl season, the powerful defensive end has decided not to return this time around.
  34. gossipmonger
    Chace Crawford Is Awesome at Being SinglePlus, a Puerto Rican party for Carlos Beltran’s birthday and who the gayest man in the world is in our daily gossip roundup.
  35. the sports section
    Eli Manning Wins One for the GeeksThe main story line going into the Giants-Packers NFC Championship Game at Lambeau Field revolved around Eli Manning: Had he really turned the corner during the final game of the regular season against the Patriots, or was his solid — even superlative — postseason play thus far merely a tease?Lost in all that was the fact that Manning’s opponent under center had also turned his own corner this year. After breaking the all-time interception record last year, Brett Favre led the Packers to their best season in years by finally learning how to not be a hero — that is, play within himself and resist the moon-shot interceptions that have plagued his whole career.