• Brett Favre so enjoyed prolonging his retirement decision this year, that he's already started the process for next year. [azstarnet.com]

The Portland Trailblazers 2006 team photo. The camera does funny things... Zach Randolph looks considerably shorter and whiter. His eyes are less bloodshot, though. Actually, Zach no-showed the photo shoot.

• Astros pitcher Wandy Rodriguez complains of cold sores in and around his mouth. The Astros shouldn't let him hang out with Michael Vick anymore. [Chron.com]


• SI.com continues their quest to give any attractive woman with a passing interest in sports their very own column. Meet Brigid Mullen, model, student, professional football player. [SI.com]

• Well, it wouldn't be a Chicago Bulls off-season if they weren't fantasizing about a Kevin Garnett trade. [Sun-Times]