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Lawyer says Brett Favre sued for sexual harassment / Suit: Brett Favre Wanted Group Sex / Massage therapists sue Favre, Jets over textsBack in court again, that is. Not on the football field.

Favre, who announced on Sunday that he is retiring from the National Football League (again), is being sued by former Jets massage therapists for acts alleged to have occurred in 2008, when he was playing for the Jets.

Asked on the ABC TV program “Good Morning America” why the lawsuits were coming now, after Favre’s retirement, lawyer Elizabeth Eilander said “It’s clear that there’s no change going on at the Jets, and it’s not right, and it happens to be illegal.” She added, “He was propositioning my client and another massage therapist repeatedly.” Eilander said her client’s husband saw one of the text messages and contacted Favre, who in response was “inappropriate” and “very arrogant” and “used some choice language,” she said.”

In a report on Monday, ABC News named the therapists as Christina Scavo and Shannon O’Toole and said they had filed suit against Favre, the Jets and Lisa Ripi, a woman who hires massage therapists for the team, in New York state Supreme Court. The Jets and the NFL had no comment on the matter, ABC said. It said requests for comment from Favre’s agent and his latest team, the Minnesota Vikings, were not immediately returned. The suit alleges Favre made unwanted sexual advances to the women and the Jets stopped offering them work after they complained.

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Favre to be fined without suspension for text messages

It has been awhile since I have written about Brett Favre, save for the record-ending hit a few weeks back. Remember that texting issue with him sending nudie photos to a NY Jets reporter Jenn Sterger several years back? Well, we have a resolution. Get this:

Commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to fine Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre for sending suggestive text messages in 2008 to a female New York Jets employee, without suspending the three-time National Football League most valuable player.

So, you suspend Big Ben Roesthlisberger for 4 weeks, and only give Favre a fine of no more than $50,000? Yeah, okay.