Favre's soap opera
An athlete who would have made my favorites list a few years ago now sits atop my negative list: Brett Favre.
Favre has committed no crime or reprehensible act. He just wants to keep playing football until they tear the jersey off his back. Fine. Say so, and show up when your teammates do.
When Favre led the Packers to the 2007 NFC championship game, fans poured out the love and appreciation for all he'd accomplished. How does one squander that much good will? Then came the tears, the return, strong-arming the Packers into trading him, the awkward, unsuccessful turn in New York, more...