The football gods are a fickle bunch. Despite the wishes of everyone not living within driving distance of a Revolutionary War battlefield, a championship-game showdown between Brett Favre — the most mythical Midwestern folk hero since Paul Bunyan — and the undefeated New England Patriots will remain a fantasy played in the frozen tundra of our imaginations. Instead, we get Boston vs. New York, the most exhausted sports story line since, well,... More >>>