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this is a discussion within the NFL Community Forum; How in the hell is it that anything Brett Favre's sister does, legal or otherwise, is SPORTS news, and why in the hell ESPN would link to the story on their web site? I am absolutely and completely annoyed by ...

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Old 01-13-2011, 06:33 PM   #1
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How in the hell is it that anything Brett Favre's sister does, legal or otherwise, is SPORTS news, and why in the hell ESPN would link to the story on their web site?

I am absolutely and completely annoyed by this. If Favre were to be implicated then fine, post the story, but his sister?
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Old 01-13-2011, 06:40 PM   #2
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There going to end up giving Brett his own reality show before it's all over with...
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Old 01-13-2011, 07:29 PM   #3
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There going to end up giving Brett his own reality show before it's all over with...
I might even watch it for oh, about 10 seconds...but it won't be on the NFL Network will it? I just don't get why ESPN is compelled to keep all us sports nuts up to date on a soon-to-be-retired ex NFL QBs sister.

I am officially hacked off.
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Old 01-13-2011, 08:08 PM   #4
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Everybody has a black sheep in the family but not everybody is a future shoe in hall of fame QB.
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Old 01-14-2011, 08:18 AM   #5
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Not everyone has a backstabbing, whiney douchebag named Brett in their family either who lies about retiring and acts like Oprah.
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Old 01-14-2011, 08:28 AM   #6
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Not everyone has a backstabbing, whiney douchebag named Brett in their family either who lies about retiring and acts like Oprah.
bwhahahha, awesome. glad someone else loathes him as well.

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Old 01-14-2011, 02:13 PM   #7
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Couldn't agree with you more. I couldn't care less about Favre, his sister, his tractor or his texting habits. He stopped being news when Tracy Porter ended their season last year.
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Old 01-14-2011, 03:32 PM   #8
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They did the same thing with Brees's tragedy. It's what the media does, anything to get eyes on their station, channel, publication. I respect Favre and wish he would have retired last year but like a lot of greats they'd rather go down in flames. I still don't think he's done. If someone offers him a backup position and he can play he'll be there.
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Old 01-14-2011, 04:16 PM   #9
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Cover Favre. Fine. Cover him in retirement. Fine.

But his sister? On ESPN? The ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS PROGRAMMING NETWORK?

Sports. Certainly not. Entertainment? I am not entertained by the knowledge that someone who is a professional athlete has a sister that just got busted.

I go (or went) to ESPN for SPORTS news.
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:14 PM   #10
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In today world, yep thats news. Brett Farve sister druggie
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