On Sunday, reports circulated that two Somali men who recently lived in Minnesota may have taken part in al-Shabaab's massacre of more than 60 civilians at the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya.But later reports indicated the purportedly Shabaab-managed Twitter account that linked the Minnesota to the ... More >>
Tim Poe has been through hell this week ever since the Minnesota National Guard issued a statement Tuesday that the singer was not injured in a grenade blast in Afghanistan as Poe had claimed the day before on America's Got Talent.Poe's Facebook fan page was hit with negative comments. His ex-wife, ... More >>
Coming off a 2003 season where he posted an 18-8 record and a 3.00 ERA for the Florida Marlins, Carl Pavano opted to pitch in the City That Never Sleeps in December 2004, signing a four-year contract with the Yankees worth $39.95 million.He spent much of the next four seasons on the disabled list wi ... More >>
Michele Bachmann has a new e-mail blast out, and a new campaign "ad" on Youtube, both of which make it pretty clear that her campaign is totally, absolutely, utterly out of money. Over the last few weeks, Bachmann's fundraising e-mails have grown more desperate, and her videos are about the cheap ... More >>
In the wake of Derek Boogaard's tragic death Friday at the age of 28, word emerged today that he had sought treatment for substance addiction at least twice in the past.The New York Post reported that Boogaard had been receiving counseling from the NHL/NHLPA Substance Abuse & Behavioral Healt ... More >>
Now that she's seen Mexico, Bachmann might have to revise her criteria for what makes a gangstaRep. Michele Bachmann, who has compared the federal government to a "cartel" and called it "gangster government," has returned from visiting some real gangstas. Now, she is calling herself "a stude ... More >>
Bachmann finds another way to make a buck.When the Obama administration announced that it would no longer defend the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, Michele Bachmann didn't take to her microphone at Fox News, and she didn't rant on the House floor. She asked supporters for ... More >>
Running for president? Whatever.Tim Pawlenty has been on the road and in front of TV cameras incessantly to promote his book and his White House ambitions. Michele Bachmann happily feeds rumors that she wants to be president, too; she practically has an endowed chair at Fox News; and her attacks ... More >>
Glenn Beck explains the world.Down in South Carolina over the weekend, Michele Bachmann declared to a gathering of a few hundred Republicans that the tax code is a "weapon of mass destruction," and asserted in all seriousness that we ought to put Glenn Beck in charge of solving the debt crisi ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Allison Torres Facebook Fan ClubThis woman also has something to say about Favre's penis.Brett Farve's sports career looks to be rapidly crumbling into dust, but his fame as the colossally indiscreet owner of an unremarkable penis is only growing. Favre has already copped to sending former J ... More >>
Brett Favre meets the press.Brett Favre is ducking the question about whether he texted pictures of his junk to New York Jets sideline reporter Jenn Sterger in 2008. But the story's not dying.
Arrrr, mateys: can't we all just get along?
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