Bonds’ Bride Bails On Barry, Files For Divorce

Hank Aaron doesn’t like him. Jeff Kent despises him. Heck, even Bank of America wants nothing to do with him. He’s baseball pariah Barry Bonds, and at this point it’s possible that most people just wish he would go away forever. It’s not that hard for most people to avoid him these days; baseball teams have no room at the inn for the broken-down, HGHed-up former slugger. He’s still a sideshow carnival like he was when he was cranking drug-fueled dingers out of ballparks, but these days his appearances in the news are spectacle of a sadder sort.

Barry Bonds and wife Liz Watson

Bonds’ string of schadenfreude continuted yesterday when the short list of people who can stand Bonds got a little bit shorter. Bonds’ soon-to-be ex-wife Liz Watson filed for divorce yesterday in Los Angeles.

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Brog: Favre’s Pilot Reveals Brett Has Jets Regret

Goodness knows I’m breathless in anticipation of another angle on Brett Favre’s descent into AFC anonymity, so I present crack coverage from the WATERTOWN (WI) DAILY TIMES.

Brett Favre Packers Flag Half Mast

Today, Daily Times reporter Adam Tobias went to really the only source that matters when it comes to finding out the genuine reax of Team Favre to the Jets deal: Favre’s pilot.

Grant Goetsch skippers Favre’s well-chronicled private plane, and confirmed what the rest of the world outside of Oyster Bay knows: “He knew there was a bidding, he knew that they (Packers) had a higher offer from the Jets and he knew that the Packers wanted him to go to the Jets. He didn’t want to really go to the Jets.

He and his agent were continually working I’m sure all night talking on and off with the different teams. He was aware of both (teams), but the comment was made that he wasn’t as interested in the Jets.

Wasn’t as interested in the Jets? Who said millionaire ballplayers aren’t like Everyman? Favre definitely falls into the majority of the non-masochistic, male population with that “comment.

Here’s the wife of a ballplayer you just might know:

Barry's Bombs

Said ballplayer revealed after the jump.

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