noah | December 20, 2007 1:45 am

Apparently, Don Henley & Co. did the nation’s Super Bowl halftime show watchers a big favor: Instead of being jilted by the game’s halftime-show planning committee in favor of the much more tolerable Tom Petty, it turns out that they were the ones who turned down the appearance. Guess selling 3 million non-returnable CDs to Wal-Mart does make you a bit cocky! [Canadian Press]