It's Football Time Already?

September 9th. It’s more than just the anniversary of California being admitted into the Union or the date Washington D.C. was formally named that, after our first president George. It’s also the day the fantasy football season begins. Drew Brees and his high powered New Orleans Saints offense will take the field against Adrian Peterson, … Continue reading

Favre Watch: Busted Ankle May Finally Subdue the Favre

Football’s greatest off-season drama has just taken another dramatic twist. Favre’s ankle has been hurting him since before the NFC Championship game, and after consulting with his surgeon, Dr. James Andrews, he will likely require some form of surgery if he wants to return to the Vikings. Favre is not a big fan of surgery, … Continue reading

Vikings, Favre, and the Draft

Last night the Minnesota Vikings made a last minute trade, opting to take two 2nd Round picks (34th and 62nd overall) and giving their late first round pick to the Detroit Lions. The Vikings will now have the second pick in Round Two, and the decision they make here is pretty key. On Tuesday it … Continue reading

Favre Makes No Committments on Tonight Show – AP Reports

Brett Favre was non-committal in his appearance on the Tonight Show about whether or not he would return to football. He is apparently still suffering night tremors from his last haunting interception to the Saints, which may make him too emotionally unstable to return. However, coach Brad Childress says that Favre will have as much … Continue reading

Favre-Watch 2010 Beginneth! – AP Reports

It’s the NFL off-season? Let the Favre Watch begin! Possibly more entertaining and relevant than the NFL Draft, Favre Watch follows the waffling decision making process of Brett Favre as he decides whether or not to retire and entices teams away from pursuing young talent and instead going after a cyborg who’s best stat is … Continue reading

Packers, Jets fans to Brett Favre: “Aahahahahahahahahah” – AP

The Green Bay Packers were eliminated from this season’s NFL playoffs two weeks ago in a thrilling offensive spectacle. The New York Jets, for their part, were dealt a heartbreaking loss when they fell in he AFC Championship Game this Sunday to the Indianapolis Colts.  Despite these facts, the spirit of both fan bases was … Continue reading

Brett Favre to Jay Leno: “You my boy!” – AP Reports

In a hastily drawn press conference this afternoon, Brett Favre assembled media both local and national in order to offer support to embattled NBC late night host Jay Leno. Recently, Leno has been embroiled in a controversy concerning the future of NBC’s long-dominant late night programming franchise.  Leno, the former host of the “Tonight Show” … Continue reading

Colts, Jets, Patriots, & more: “Tuesday Morning Hangover; Monday Edition”

    Hiya – now do tell!   Who else is lining up with us to get our “Curtis Painter” jerseys?   [[Note: take the following elements – Peyton Manning (the renaissance master of the gridiron) and Curtis Painter (woeful and inept would-be understudy and artist-in-training) and you’ve got one hell of a smug joke.]] … Continue reading

Hank Baron’s Best 10 of ’10 – Favre, Sox, Cheney, OJ & More!

Boy, we as a people love to list things, don’t we? And now, since the next numerical decade is about to be foisted upon us, more than ever people like to look back at things and events past and rank them in a subjective and sometimes arbitrary fashion. Fortunately for you, I have more sense than most people. Instead of feeding you some staid Best of 2000-2009 or even a Best of 2009, I will give you my projections—no, my vision—of what the future holds for the world of sports.

America to Vikings’ Brett Favre, “we’re moving on” – AP

In a stunning turn of events, America has informed Brett Favre that it is “moving on” from the once-beloved icon of sports. Favre, the Minnesota Vikings’ first string quarterback and a lightning rod for ugly controversy, was informed of America’s intentions late Monday night, December 28th, after his team fell in overtime to the Chicago … Continue reading