The Biggest Sports Story of the Year?
Yes, it may have been Brett Favre and his journey from prodigal son of the Packers to leading Gang Green. Along the way was a stunning upset and an end to perfection, Tiger being Tiger on one leg, a big letdown from Big Brown, more madness than usual in March, and the return to glory for some storied franchises. Throw in the Summer Olympics and you had possibly the best year in sports ever. I don't want to compare other years, as I know we are very much in the moment and what has happened lately more so than having a fond memory for past decades of sports.
More on this later, but here is my Year in Review for Sports in 2008