Trent Green Not Following Favre Into Retirement

As Brett Favre enjoys the fanfare of (finally) ending a Hall-of-Fame career on his own terms, Trent Green starts looking for another team after being cleared to play over the weekend.

Trent Green stretcher rollout

Favre’s 253 consecutive starts set the standard for durability in the NFL. Conversely, Green, who has produced respectably when healthy, has played in only 13 games over the past two seasons. Read more…

Dirk Nowitzki: The NBA’s Answer To Michael Cera

Somebody needs to find Dirk Nowitzki and tell him that the NBA doesn’t give out Awkward White Player Of The Year Awards, because he might destroy everything in his path before the Mavs even get started in the playoffs.

CHEAP AND DIRTY brings us a YouTube clip of the closing moments of the Mavericks-Spurs game last Thursday in where Nowitzki finds Erick Dampier and collides with him headfirst, absorbs his own blow, and tumbles to the floor like your grandmother down a flight of stairs.

Did we mention that he and Dampier are on the same team? But Dirk was just warming up.

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Is Brady Quinn About To Lose His Endorsements?

He’s never started an NFL game, and yet Brady Quinn already has cashed in on big endorsement deals with Subway, Hummer, and…what’s the name of that special energy drink of his? Discharge?

Brady Quinn Bret Michaels Poison

Of course, when those deals were done last spring, everyone thought it was only a matter of time before Quinn became an everyday starter for whatever horrible team decided to pick him up. But now Derek Anderson, who led the Browns to a 10-6 record last fall, has resigned with the team, inking a three-year deal that would make him the clear-cut starter heading into training camp for the 2008 season. Clear-cut, as YAHOO! SPORTS reports, to everyone except Quinn. Read more…