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Brett Favre

Brett Favre
Born Brett Lorenzo Favre in Gulfport, Miss., Favre was starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1992 to 2007. The New York Jets acquired Favre in the biggest trade in their history on August 6, 2008. After considering retirement, Favre instead chose to sign a two-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings worth $25 million on August 18, 2009. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Born Brett Lorenzo Favre in Gulfport, Miss., Favre was starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1992 to 2007. The New York Jets acquired Favre in the biggest trade in their history on August 6, 2008. After considering retirement, Favre instead chose to sign a two-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings worth $25 million on August 18, 2009. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • Wrestling at Ripken Stadium: A running diary from our summer interns

    Wrestling at Ripken Stadium: A running diary from our summer interns
    Ripken Stadium — home of the Aberdeen IronBirds — was transformed into a wrestling arena Sunday night for the latest stop on TNA's Impact World Tour. In case you missed it, three dedicated and talented Baltimore Sun summer interns were there...
  • The pull of the pool [Editorial]

    The pull of the pool  [Editorial]
    George Herman Ruth Jr., the pride of Pigtown, stayed in the game too long. In his last season and playing for the Boston Braves in 1935, the legendary Babe batted .181, could barely trot around the bases and stuck around mostly because he thought he'd...
  • Veteran Ravens defenders have not-so-fond memories of facing Adrian Peterson

    Veteran Ravens defenders have not-so-fond memories of facing Adrian Peterson
    Only four current Ravens defenders were on the roster when the team last played the Minnesota Vikings in 2009. Those who remain have not-so-fond memories of trying to tackle Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Peterson, who was already a superstar...
  • Joe Flacco joins the 20-interception club

    Joe Flacco joins the 20-interception club
    Believe it or not, Joe Flacco joined select company in 2013, doing something that all-time greats such as John Elway, Dan Marino, Brett Favre and Peyton Manning all did at least once in their career. Heck, even the great Johnny Unitas pulled it off, but...
  • Could Michael Phelps become the next Brett Favre?

    Could Michael Phelps become the next Brett Favre?
    In discussing his potential return to competitive swimming, Michael Phelps told The Associated Press that he doesn't want to be likened to another athlete famous for his unretirements. "Just don't compare me to Brett Favre," he said. Chris Chase,...
  • Read and react: Tackling five opinions on the Ravens

    Read and react: Tackling five opinions on the Ravens
    This feature appears each Monday on the Baltimore Sports Blitz. It’s just like “What They’re Saying About the Ravens,” but it includes blogger Matt Vensel saying something about what those people are saying. Got it? --- Pete...
  • Peyton Manning and Ray Lewis prepare for final matchup with plenty on the line

    Peyton Manning and Ray Lewis prepare for final matchup with plenty on the line
    They will probably lock eyes more than a few times Saturday, one of the best offensive players of his generation staring straight ahead at one of the era's best defenders. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will spot Ray Lewis across the line of...
  • SWATS owner publicly apologizes to Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis

    SWATS owner publicly apologizes to Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis
    Mitch Ross, owner of S.W.A.T.S. (Sports With Alternatives to Steroids), refused to provide text messages or shipping labels that would confirm the allegations that he provided a deer antler velvet spray to retiring Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis...
  • Ray Lewis shocks teammates with news of his retirement

    Ray Lewis shocks teammates with news of his retirement
    Ray Lewis had given countless speeches like this before so when he walked toward the front of the team auditorium Wednesday morning and started talking about brotherhood and seizing the moment, nothing seemed particularly amiss to his Ravens’...
  • NFL Network outstanding in pre-game Super-Bowl show

    NFL Network outstanding in pre-game Super-Bowl show
    I wasn’t there for the 7 a.m. start, but I’ve seen almost all of the NFL Network’s Super Bowl Sunday pre-game coverage. And as of 1 p.m. (EST), I am here to tell you it is outstanding. Warren Sapp, elected into the Hall of Fame...
  • The seven most entertaining Super Bowls of all time

    The seven most entertaining Super Bowls of all time
    On Sunday, pretty much everyone in Baltimore will be rooting for the Ravens. Likewise in San Francisco with the 49ers. But the rest of the nation’s football fans? Most will just be rooting for another entertaining Super Bowl. Each of the last five...
  • Mitch Ross: 'Ray Lewis isn't a cheater'

    Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis denied today that he used banned substances to accelerate his return from his torn triceps injury earlier this season. "I’m going to say it again, that was a two-year old story that you want me to refresh. I wouldn&...