SAY IT AIN'T SOSA - The New York Times recently reported that former National League MVP Sammy Sosa failed a drug test in 2003. Surprise! I've never failed a drug test before... but I'm pretty sure my employer wouldn't wait six years to tell me that I had. Sosa's name was on the same infamous, and supposedly anonymous, list of 104 names that also outed Alex Rodriguez. Sosa allegedly told reporters in perfect English that he still looks forward to his Hall of Fame induction.
FAVRE FROM RETIRED - In an HBO interview, Brett Favre once again graced viewers with a "Maybe" when asked whether he would play next season. ESPN reported that the Minnesota Vikings sent a team trainer to Mississippi to check on Favre's health after recent shoulder surgery. What's a little plane fare when compared to the future of your franchise? Vikings fans are probably more excited about screwing over Packer faithful than they are looking forward to winning a Super Bowl.
DONTE PUT AWAY (FOR A MONTH) - Donte Stallworth was sentenced to 30 days in jail after pleading guilty to DUI manslaughter stemming from an horrific incident where he struck and killed a pedestrian earlier this year. Stallworth faces a lifetime drivers license suspension and must perform 1,000 hours of community service. An undisclosed financial settlement was reached with the family of the deceased. Shortly after that decision was handed down, the NFL suspended Stallworth indefinitely. Looks like the NFL is a little more in tune with justice than our legal system.
FREE HEDO - One day after the Orlando Magic lost the NBA Finals, small forward Hedo Turkoglu announced he would