The return of Brett Favre to Green Bay Sunday as a member of the archrival Minnesota Vikings has prompted mayoral attention and a mock funeral. Then again, in Green Bay, football is family.
Former Packer Brett Favre faces his former team for the first time. Beloved and besmirched since joining the hated Vikings this summer, football’s Falstaff is unfailingly entertaining.
The future Hall of Famer signed for the Vikings Tuesday. Money and a potential Super Bowl are factors, but he also apparently can't bear the thought of retirement.
A raffish alternative to button-down Yankee Stadium, Shea, the home of the Mets, has always attracted a Kmart crowd, the kind of fan who has to go to the prom with a friend.
Working the sleeping car was one of the best jobs African Americans could get after the Civil War. Though it involved serving well-off whites, the Pullman Company helped create the first black middle class in America.