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Ain't No Pain Like A Brett Favre INT

I'd somehow never seen this video before Will Leitch included it in his ranking of the decade's conference championship games. On the off chance you haven't either, remedy that: it's Brett Favre's game-killing interception against the Saints in 2010, spliced in with Vikings fans' histrionic reactions. It's the sort of… »1/16/15 1:06pm1/16/15 1:06pm

Brett Favre Unqualified To Discuss Safety Of Football, Says Sportswriter

Only the parents of boys are welcome in the discussion of whether it's unsafe to let children play football. So says Mike Florio, a collectible commemorative helmet-phone in the employ of NBC Sports, who's mad at Brett Favre for expressing reservations about whether he'd encourage his non-existent son to play the game. »7/16/14 4:25pm7/16/14 4:25pm

A Three-Man Front Is A Late-Game Defensive Formation For Suckers

The weekend, as I watched the absurd denouement of the Northwestern-Michigan game, something struck me as familiar — beyond the now-routine bumblefuckery that inspires the Wildcats to turn fourth-quarter leads into triple-overtime losses. No, it wasn't simply that Michigan drove in the dregs of game clock to kick the… »11/20/13 8:09pm11/20/13 8:09pm

We'll Never Know If Brett Favre Had To Discuss His Penis Under Oath

The sexual harassment lawsuit against one Brett Lorenzo Favre, filed in January 2011 by two female massage therapists who worked for the Jets, has been resolved. Late Friday afternoon, long after most people had shoved off for the long holiday weekend, the AP reported that a settlement had been reached, though it's… »5/30/13 4:45pm5/30/13 4:45pm

Jenn Sterger Was The Original Katherine Webb, In That She Was Also Propelled To Fame By A Leering Brent Musburger

The New York Times caught up with one-time Deadspin muse and object of misdirected Brett Favre affection Jenn Sterger yesterday (how's she doing? The profile included the quote, "[W]ith great cleavage comes great responsibility," so, fine) and in doing so noted that her first taste of fame came in a now-familiar… »1/19/13 6:10pm1/19/13 6:10pm

Paul Tagliabue Lifted Anthony Hargrove's Suspension Because Of Brett Favre's Penis

Earlier today, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue vacated the punishments of the New Orleans Saints players implicated in the bounty scandal. One of those players is defensive end Anthony Hargrove, a current free agent who was suspended seven games for allegedly lying to investigators. Tagliabue's reason for… »12/11/12 7:30pm12/11/12 7:30pm

Packers Lineman Gives One Hell Of An Answer To "Boxers Or Briefs?"

The great thing about Twitter is that you can ask an athlete anything—anything, truly—and you just never know when they're going to answer you and how. Take Packers guard Josh Sitton, for example, who held a little Q&A with his followers last night. Someone wanted to get a personal about his undergarment-wearing… »11/14/12 9:15am11/14/12 9:15am

Brett Favre's Undefeated Coaching Record Is Over Thanks To This Hail Mary That Elicited Redneck Euphoria

Brett Favre's post-playing career as a high school offensive coordinator found the spotlight of national cable television last night, as his undefeated Oak Grove team took on Petal in a bout of Mississippi heavyweights. It didn't go so well for our favorite text messager, as Favre's squad struggled throughout the… »9/28/12 9:00am9/28/12 9:00am