SEE ALSO:-- Brett Favre's penis revealed by Deadspin [UPDATE]-- Brett Favre will have to testify under oath about "bad intentions" sextingWho needs a game-worn jersey when you can have game-worn pubes?Today, a Craigslist poster in Minneapolis is testing the proposition that you can sell anything on ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Brett Favre on ill-fated 2010 comeback: "The money was too good"-- Brett Favre will have to testify under oath about "bad intentions" sexting-- Brett Favre's Twitter password interceptedTwo years removed from the NFL, Brett Favre has resurfaced as the offensive coordinator for the Oak Gr ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Brett Favre will have to testify under oath about "bad intentions" sexting-- Brett Favre's Twitter password interceptedThink again, Vikes fans who thought the Minnesota Purple occupied a special place in the ol' gunslinger's heart.Favre's disastrous 2010 comeback was pretty much all abou ... More >>
Yesterday, the NFL gathered a dozen reporters to present evidence of the New Orleans Saints' bounty program, and there were a couple interesting revelations related to the money Saints players were allegedly offered to hurt our then-beloved Brett Favre during the 2009 NFC Championship Game. First, t ... More >>
Break out your most comfortable pair of Wranglers and take a seat. This should be fun to watch.Brett Favre will soon have to testify under oath about racy text messages he allegedly sent to two female former New York Jets employees in the fall of 2008. Christine Scavo and Shannon O'Toole claim they ... More >>
Just days after Brett Favre's official Twitter account went live, it was hijacked by an unknown "imposter."Last Friday, Favre's website sent out an e-mail confirming that @BrettFavre4 has slipped from the former quarterback's grasp just like many of his poorly-thrown interceptions.It's unclear wh ... More >>
Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is known as one of the most outspoken players in the NFL. When news broke late last week about Saints players pooling money and paying one another rewards for injuring their opponents, Kluwe did not make an exception. "Wow, I hadn't even seen the whole Saints Bountyga ... More >>
Remember all those dirty hits the New Orleans Saints delivered to our then-beloved Brett Favre during the still-soul-crushing-for-Vikings-fans 2009 NFC Championship Game?Today, the NFL revealed that during the playoffs Saints players and coaches maintained a "bounty" program funded primarily by p ... More >>
Favre is still retired, as of this moment. Check back in a few minutes.Brett Favre will probably not unretire again to play for the Philadelphia Eagles, according to sources close to the team. Favre's decision not to come back, or the Eagles' decision not to take him, would prevent the ultimate m ... More >>
Sterger is now suing her former manager, but not Brett Favre.Jenn Sterger kept her silence about the Brett Favre sexting scandal for months, but she's talking now, and saying the firestorm of publicity over Favre's unwanted advances was humiliating and embarrassing. "I haven't made a dime off an ... More >>
Gone, but not forgotten in a New York courtroom.The New York Jets have responded in court to a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against the team, and former quarterback Brett Favre, by massage therapists Shannon O'Toole and Christina Scavo. The defense in a nutshell: The two women vastly over ... More >>
Sterger wants the sexts back.For months we've been waiting for Jenn Sterger to file a lawsuit in the wake of the Brett Favre sexting scandal, and now she has. But in another strange turn to an already bizarre story, she's suing her manager, Phil Reese, and not the retired Vikings QB with itch ... More >>
"Minnesota Chubby," wearing No. 4.Brett Favre wants to be remembered as one of the greatest quarterbacks in the NFL. But down in New Orleans at Mardi Gras, it was his little quarterback that got all the attention. The satirical Krewe D'Etat, wearing Packers, Vikings and Jets ball caps, poked ... More >>
Amanda Oswald figured Favre was up to no good.Another massage therapist, 27-year-old Amanda Oswald, has come forward to say that she was on the receiving end of Brett Favre's infamous "bad intentions" text message first brought to light by Shannon O'Toole and Christina Scavo. Those two claim ... More >>
A competition Favre probably didn't want to win.The Hollywood Reporter hits the streets tomorrow, and with it comes the results of a nationwide poll showing Brett Favre is the most hated quarterback in the NFL. Surprised?
Not the real Brett Favre: What should he do?Remember the infamous LeBron James "What should I do?" Nike commercial? The one where he looks in the camera and asks, "Should I admit that I've made mistakes? Should I admit that I've done this before? Should I give you a history lesson? What shoul ... More >>
Stephanie Dusenberry says Brett Favre wasn't the only Viking to text her.Eden Prairie masseuse Stephanie Dusenberry has come forward to say that she was on the receiving end of lewd texts from now-retired quarterback Brett Favre. And he wasn't the only Viking with a cell phone who wanted to reac ... More >>
Brett Favre's younger sister, Brandi, has been arrested in a meth bust.More trouble in the Favre family. Brandi Favre, Brett's younger sister, has been arrested in Mississippi after police moved in on a meth lab. Hancock County narcotics agents say they watched a drug buy at a gas station in ... More >>
Favre gets sacked by animators.Sacked by a sexual harassment lawsuit from two massage therapists, Brett Favre turns into grist for the mill for New Media Animation -- in Taiwanese, with English subtitles so we off-islanders can follow along. Watch out. Favre's little quarterback is armed and ... More >>
Favre may be retired from the Vikings, but his previous stint with the Jets keeps haunting him.When massage therapist Christina Scavo's husband called Brett Favre in 2008 and told him to lay off with the text message "bad intentions" come-ons, he likely cost his wife her contract with the New ... More >>
"Our heroes are imperfect.""Kind of lonely tonight. I guess I have bad intentions," Brett Favre allegedly said in a text to one of two massage therapists in 2008, when he and they worked for the Jets. For that and other messages, and losing their jobs, the two women, Christina Scavo and Shannon ... More >>
Brett Favre retires, and gets sued the next day.In the summer of 2008, two Long Island massage therapists scored a payday: They landed another season of work at the New York Jets training camp. It must have seemed like a dream job at the time, working on the beat-up gladiator bodies of NFL stars ... More >>
Brett Favre holds his final press conference.With apologies to T.S. Eliot, this is the way the Vikings' season ended: Not with a bang, but with a whimper. They finished the year with a loss at Detroit for a 6-10 record, their worst showing since 1990.
Favre's legal troubles are big news in New York, as this headline from the Daily News makes clear.More bad news for Brett Favre in the wake of last week's $50,000 fine in the Jenn Sterger saga. Massage therapists Christina Scavo and Shannon O'Toole have sued the quarterback, the New York Jets ... More >>
Brett Favre got a slap on the wrist.Joseph R. Conway, Jenn Sterger's lawyer in the Brett Favre sexting scandal, says his client showed NFL investigators ample proof that the quarterback sent her lewd photos. He also says the $50,000 fine the league levied on Favre today was nothing more than ... More >>
Favre was unconscious for 20 seconds.That was some kind of hurt Corey Wooton put on Brett Favre during the Tundra Bowl at TCF Bank Stadium on Dec. 20. It turns out that the tackle, in which he threw Favre down the ground like a rag doll, knocked the quarterback unconscious for about 20 seco ... More >>
WikiLindsey Vonn was our Athlete of the Year. Brett Favre wasn't.We named the UMD Football rushing attack, Joe Mauer, Jason Litzau, Dustin Byfuglien and Lindsey Vonn to our Minnesota Athletes of the Year list, and there was grumbling in the ranks: What? No Brett Favre? Nope. Not even in the h ... More >>
Paragon/TeabonicsKeeping us infromed.A lot of stories fly across our radar here at The Blotter on any given day. We never know what's coming next, and we're never really sure what readers are going to latch onto -- with a few notable exceptions. With that in mind, here's our Top 10 list of ... More >>
Jenn Sterger says Brett Favre asked her to send video of herself masturbating.Looks like it's high noon for the gunslinger. An unidentified source "close" to the NFL investigation into the Favre sexting story tells TMZ that Jenn Sterger got a text message from the quarterback asking her for ... More >>
With 2010 coming to a close, we thought it might be a good time to look back and see which Gimme Noise stories garnered the most clicks this year. Numbers don't lie -- from the tragic to the funny to the just plain weird, here are the top 10 posts that drove traffic to our blog in 2010, with link ... More >>
YouTubeThe Favres visited the boy's home on Friday.Did you notice that towel Brett Favre wore on his belt Monday against the Bears before he was KO'd in the second quarter? It featured his number, 4, written backwards. He wore it in honor of a 5-year-old Milwaukee boy named Anderson, who has ... More >>
JoeySandersNYQuarterback down.One more time, Brett Favre must have said to himself last night before facing the Bears in the Tundra Bowl. Please, just one more time let me go out there and loft one to Percy Harvin. Just once more. Wish granted.
Favre returns, but takes a hard hit.Neither snow nor gimp nor sprain in shoulder kept Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre from starting in tonight's oddball outdoor Monday Night Football match against the Chicago Bears at TCF Bank Stadium. The start meant Favre tied the NFL record for ... More >>
Favre has admitted sending messages to Jenn Sterger, but not pictures.Brett Favre's record-breaking streak for regular season starts, 297, ended as the Vikings took the field Monday night in Detroit. We noted that whatever anyone thinks of his off-field problems -- and we've written about t ... More >>
The graybeard finally rests.
The now widely-circulated Fox Sports video inside the collapse of the Metrodome's roof shows two holes open in the Teflon roof and dump tons of snow into the Red Zone.Although the video is just 30 seconds, it reveals a lot about how the roof failed. We've got a Zapruder Film-like frame-by-frame a ... More >>
The Metrodome roof gives way and snow pours into Mall of America Field.Fox has just released video of what the collapse of the Metrodome looked like from inside, and it is nothing short of amazing.It starts with water dripping in, then an ominous sagging, before a hole rips in the skylight and to ... More >>
A duel threat may prove most effective for the Purple's final four games.
More evidence?Jenn Sterger's manager says that unless the National Football League punishes Brett Favre over the sexting scandal involving the former Jets sideline host, she'll "go public." Phil Reese tells TMZ that the evidence Sterger handed over to NFL investigators a few weeks ago "prov ... More >>
Just when you think this deal can't get crazier . . .
A worthwhile investment?We've long known that Deadspin paid an anonymous source for the cock shots and sexts it said Brett Favre sent to Jenn Sterger, just like it pays for other news. But until today we didn't know how much Favre's junk was worth. Now we do.
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Their lawyers say no money changed hands.The NFL's geek squad is still obsessing over whether Brett Favre sent unwanted cock shots to Jenn Sterger's cell phone. And now Favre's agent and Sterger's manager are trading accusations about whether Favre wanted to buy Sterger's silence as the stor ... More >>
Brett Favre says there's still hope.The embarrassing Vikings implosion keeps getting worse after that 31-3 rout at the hands of the Packers. We have Brett Favre sniping with offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell on the sideline during the game. We have Visanthe Shiancoe over-sharing on Twitte ... More >>
The former Jets sideline host huddled with NFL security officials.Just as Brett Favre seems to be getting back in the groove, the story about his itchy cell phone thumb is back in play. Jenn Sterger spent three hours yesterday with NFL security officials, going into detail about Favre's alle ... More >>
Coco's back, with Brett Favre for a prop.The Brett Favre crotch shot saga just keeps spreading. Last night, Conan O'Brien couldn't resist getting in his 2 cents during the debut of his new TBS show, "Conan." Having emerged from the ashes of NBC's epic screw-over, first with a summer tour and ... More >>
Another headache for the gunslingerBrett Favre took a pretty hard hit on Sunday against the Patriots, to the tune of eight stitches to go along with a 28-18 loss for the Vikings. Now it sounds like he's about to get blitzed by former Jets sideline host Jenn Sterger over the penis pictures he ... More >>
Can the gunslinger toss one more answered prayer?
Jenn Sterger couldn't draw enough eyeballs.Brett Favre's still got his job as quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings -- at least for now. But Jenn Sterger just got pink-slipped. The Versus cable network has canceled her "Daily Line" show. Limp ratings, the network told the AP. Nothing persona ... More >>