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 >>
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Sorry Donovan McNabb, we're still not worth a damn.The Minnesota Vikings are worth a lot compared to, say, a car, or a turkey sandwich. But compared to other NFL teams, they're not doing well.Just in time for tonight's opening kickoff of the NFL season, Forbes Magazine has compiled its annual ran ... 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 >>
"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 >>
The Metrodome, looking rough.Talk about getting kicked when you're down -- or maybe deflated: The Metrodome has been ranked as the worst stadium in the National Football League. And to make matters worse, the cheeseheads get to gloat, because Lambeau Field took top honors in the same survey ... 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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
No lawsuit yet from the Sterger camp.Tuesday was the two-year anniversary of Brett Favre's inaugural text message to Jenn Sterger, the communique that allegedly begat the cock shots Favre sent to the former Jets sideline host. But the moment passed without a lawsuit from the Sterger camp -- ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
UPDATE: Randy Moss will play for the Tennesee Titans.Randy Moss may soon be wearing a New York Jets uniformMedia outlets are reporting that Randy Moss was in New Jersey yesterday meeting with the Jets organization.If the rumor bears out, and the New York Jets pick up Randy Moss on the waiver wir ... 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 >>
Jenn Sterger just wants to talk with a lawyer.She hasn't talked to the National Football League yet about those alleged photo sext messages from Brett Favre, but former Jets sideline host Jenn Sterger is talking to a lawyer. The Pioneer Press reports that Sterger has retained the services of ... More >>
Percy Harvin: GloriousFor a while there during training camp, it seemed like migraines might sideline Percy Harvin's season. But we've parked those fears. Last week in that loss against the Jets, he was still good for two touchdowns, and connected with Brett Favre to push the quarterback's ... More >>
Brett Favre's joyous return to the Vikings seems like years ago.Brett Favre broke two big records last night, despite leading the Vikings to a 20-29 loss against the Jets. He's now the first player in NFL history to throw 500 (and 501, and 502) touchdown passes, and the first to reach 70,000 ... More >>
Brett Favre's caught out of position.Update: Favre talked to his teammates about the distraction. More after the jump. The Vikings take on the Jets tonight, but quarterback Brett Favre is figuring out how to take on allegations that he sexted photographs of his penis to Jenn Sterger. NFL Co ... More >>
Brett Favre's sexting allegation isn't going away.If there was any questions left whether the Brett Favre sexting allegations are a legitimate new story, they were answer tonight when Monday Night Football devoted over a minute to discussing the issue prior to the kickoff of the Vikings game agai ... More >>
Another woman has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against Brett Favre.The other cleat just dropped.Today, on Brett Favre's birthday of all days, The New York Post published allegations of a second woman claiming lewd sexual harassment by the Vikings quarterback."He was looking at ... 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.
The New York Post: Bad Snap!The Vikings' Brett Favre is one of the hottest quarterbacks in NFL history. He is accused of texting pictures of his penis to a former New York Jets sideline reporter in 2008, when he played for the Jets. That's a big story, right? Maybe the ick factor kept it out of ... More >>
Sterger and FavreDeadspin may be ready to publish with what it claims to be photo text messages of Brett Favre's penis, sent to New York Jets sideline reporter Jenn Sterger. Yes, the infamous Crocs-shot story has returned. We heard rumors about it in August:
Not a good day to be a gunslinger.Update: Favre dodges questions about the photos. More after the jump. Deadspin said they had the Brett Favre penis pictures, and today they offered evidence, posting images said to have been sent by the gridiron gunslinger to former Jets sideline reporter Je ... More >>
Photo: Wikipedia Randy Moss: He's back.Wide receiver Randy Moss is going to be a Minnesota Viking again. Quarterback Brett Favre will finally get to pair up with a guy he's had his eye on for years. Fans will have to come to terms with a guy not known for being Minnesota Nice. And Sidney R ... More >>
Jared Allen's fine with reporters like Inez Sainz in the locker room. Keith Olbermann? Not so much.Jared Allen is playing solid defense for female sports reporters after some New York Jets recently reverted to adolescence around Mexican sports reporter Ines Sainz in their locker room. Zip it ... More >>
Enjoy the opener, but don't buy the hype.
Will the Purple head West to some fancy new digs?There's another warning sign that we'd better figure out a way to keep the Vikings in Minnesota. The value of the team has dropped 7 percent compared to last year in a new survey of NFL franchises. The sobering news comes via Forbes magazine's ... More >>
Brett Favre penis photo revelations: Were they ethical?Last week, as Brett Favre was considering whether to return to play for the Vikings this year or retire, sports gossip site Deadspin.com dropped a bombshell: Live Nude Favre.The website, part of Gawker Media, didn't actually publish the croc ... More >>
Jenn Sterger aroused Brett Favre's imagination with sexy shots, and he responded in kind, and crocs.Forget the alleged millions being dangled in front of Brett Favre to stay with the Vikings -- he's got a dong problem. Jenn Sterger, famous for the bod that made Brent Musberger's heart flutter ... More >>
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