Where has the summer gone? You try to soak it in with a couple chilled beverages and some time in the sun, next thing you know it's September. With the last three months now nothing but a hazy memory, City Pages is looking back on the most popular blog posts of the summer that was.What were you p ... More >>
Ricky Rubio: Caution, savior at work.Ricky Rubio has arrived in Minnesota with all the fanfare of a rock star, and now has the not-so-enviable task of trying to help the Minnesota Timberwolves earn the respect of their fans rather than ridicule.So in honor of Rubio's arrival, let's look back at f ... More >>
YouTubeChris Cook denies the allegation.Another Vikings player has run afoul of the law. Rookie cornerback Chris Cook, 24, was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of pulling out a gun during a beef with a neighbor down the street from his home in Lynchburg, Va.
Brett Favre doesn't look like much of a dancer.There has been rampant speculating all day long that just-retired Vikings Quarterback Brett Favre will be joining the cast of Dancing With the Stars.AOL is the latest to hop on the Favre-on-DWTS bandwagon, writing, "Last week, 'DWTS' alum and fellow ... More >>
Brandi Favre: "Always in trouble."Vikings QB Brett Favre's younger sister Brandi was arrested yesterday during a meth bust in Diamondhead, Miss. Now the local police have released her mug shot. "She's always in trouble," Hancock County Sheriff's Maj. Matt Karl told AP.
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Of Iron and Pride.
Brett and Gregory Favre: Cousins.Anyone with an awkward relative can surely relate to the predicament of Gregory Favre: His cousin Brett, the famous quarterback, is under investigation for allegedly sending a woman unwanted photos of his junk. How's that for a family reunion show stopper?
Sounds like he's channeling the rap by Larry Platt, the too-old guy who recently auditioned for "American Idol."
The Minnesota Vikings QB is an Artist of the Year in 2009
Great art inspires, and no one inspired us this year quite like the Vikings quarterback.
Life is tough for a Favre fan in the city of Frasier Crane.
What history says of Favre's three MVPs, and the numbers of past winners at the position.
A Seattle television reporter shows his true colors.
Packer backers fighting the war in Iraq have an extra load of grief to endure these days.
High marks abound for 7-1 division leaders.
It's good to know one Wisconsin family doesn't live and die based on football drama.
Examples: The city will change the name of Minnesota Avenue. The mayor and fans will wear flip-flops on Friday as a dig against Favre. Flip-flops--get it?
The man charged with animal cruelty in relation to the Favre goat found in a car trunk failed to show up to court Monday and now officials say they have issued a warrant.
Green Bay is still a little sour over Favre's new uniform and surprising success. So you can only imagine that his "homecoming" is going to be a little... mean-spirited?
How is Snowe like Favre? Is it her grizzled, white whiskers?
You'll be happy to know the goat, which was scheduled to be slaughtered by his former owner, is alive and well on a farm entertaining guests. His purple dye is almost gone and pretty soon he will be just like any other goat.
But will it come in this life -- or the next?
Recycle an old jersey! It's funny, cheap, and so incredibly green. That's what we're talking about.
Meanwhile: Bachmann says more crazy stuff; Favre is favred
Favre's jersey was the No. 1 selling NFL jersey in 19 states. Nineteen states!
To show their appreciation for grandpa Favre, some players surprised him with an early birthday present for his big 4-0 next month.
Reason #1: Because Brett Favre is the very best and very worst at something... at the same time.
In just a couple weeks, No. 4 has shot up to the top of the sales charts.
When a woman left her car at a Tires Plus in Winona Friday, she casually mentioned the live goat in her trunk. And this wasn't just any goat.
David Letterman spent a whole lot of time ripping on Brett Favre's unretirement last night and we are thankful for it.
Hotel Minneapolis announces a Brett Favre deal for hotel guests.
KSTP was questioned about their live helicopter coverage of his arrival that at one point even interrupted normal broadcasting on their channel. And they defended it. That's embarrassing.
WCCO is reporting that quarterback Brett Favre is en route by plane to Minneapolis and he is expected to sign with the Minnesota Vikings this afternoon.
We've got a video that pretty much sums it up.
No sooner had news broken that Brett Favre would play for the Vikings then gamblers started coming up with odd bets in an attempt to cash in on the excitement surrounding No. 4's return.
The story that wouldn't die isn't dead. Brett Favre is a Viking.
People were so convinced Favre would be throwing for the Vikings this season and anticipation was so high that scalpers swept in and bought up game tickets to make a big turnaround profit on them. Whoops.
As Minnesotans continue to be tortured by the most annoying sports story of the year, Brett Farve basks in the glory of his indecisiveness and even makes some cash off it.
And offers the most Epic Comment in the history of media pissing matches.
The will-he-or-won't-he speculation is pretty tired, but it's almost over: Favre tells the AP he'll announce his decision by June 30.
But where does that leave the Purple?
We have to admit that Minnesotans have been doing some pretty creepy and bone-headed things lately, but that doesn't mean the Wisconsinites are innocent.
According to ESPN, the Minnesota Vikings are getting a little fed up with Brett Favre's constant state of indecisiveness. We don't blame them.
He bubble-wrapped it and stuck some dry ice in the envelope for shipping.
Favre had X-rays of his right shoulder sent to the Vikings for evaluation, according to an ESPN report.
We've got serious issues here in Minnesota (like a $4.6 billion budget deficit), but Gov. Tim Pawlenty has his sights set on something else: Brett Favre in a Minnesota Viking jersey shocking Wisconsinites into comas.
Brett Favre backing up the mediocre Tarvaris Jackson would be the most amazing thing in Minnesota sports since Kirby Puckett.
Every year every football fans across the country have to put up with the saga in Wisconsin that occupies every corner of the NFL offseason. Is Brett Favre retiring or will he be back for one more year?