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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006, file photo, former Green Bay Packers' Bart Starr carries in the Vince Lombardi Trophy following the Super Bowl XL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh Steelers, in Detroit. The Steelers won, 21-10. Bart Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sunday, May 26, 2019, that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
June 06, 2019 - 11:50 am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A public memorial service is being planned in Alabama for former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr. A statement from the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame says an event celebrating Starr's legacy will be held Sunday afternoon at Samford University in suburban Birmingham. The...
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May 03, 2019 - 4:08 pm
By Daniel Plocher The Packers rookie mini-camp opened Friday, May 3 in Green Bay and all but two of their rookies are now officially members of the organization after signing their initial deals. Rashan Gary, Darnell Savage, Kingsley Kike, Ka’dar Hollman, Dexter Williams, and Ty Summers have all...
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Wendy's Big Show
May 01, 2019 - 3:14 pm
Ben Fennell, contributor to NFL Network and The Athletic-Wisconsin, took The Wendy’s Big Show inside the film room: -No. 12 pick Rashan Gary is raw, but what’s the upside? -What is second-round offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins’ BEST position? -Is third-round pick Jace Sternberger Jimmy Graham 2.0...
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Wendy's Big Show
April 12, 2019 - 4:22 pm
By Anthony Mandella: Struck by Browns safety Tashaun Gipson in Week 7 of the 2013 NFL season, tight end Jermichael Finley suffered a bruised spinal cord that ended his career. The Green Bay Packers spent the following five seasons trying to find a dynamic, athletic, playmaking tight end to fill his...
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April 10, 2019 - 12:39 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A citation has been issued against a Missouri man accused of flashing a laser at New England quarterback Tom Brady during the Patriots' AFC championship game victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Prosecutors said Tuesday that 64-year-old Dwyan Morgan, of Lee's Summit, faces a...
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New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox players hold Super Bowl and World Series trophies before the home opener baseball game between the Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Boston. From left they are, Patriots' Matthew Slater, Red Sox's Mike Lowell, David Ortiz and Steve Pearce, Patriots' Rob Gronkowski, Patrick Chung, Julian Edelman, and Stephon Gilmore (24). At rear are Duron Harmon, behind Gronkowski, and New England Patriots' Deatrich Wise, behind Edelman. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 09, 2019 - 5:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Ten trophies. The New England Patriots brought their six Super Bowl trophies to Fenway Park on Tuesday to help the Boston Red Sox celebrate their latest World Series championship and unfurl a new banner in front of the Green Monster for the fourth time in 15 years. "It's pretty cool...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Los Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov enters Superior Court with his wife, Marta Varlamova, in Torrance, Calif. The NHL has suspended defenseman Slava Voynov for the 2019-20 season and 2020 playoffs for domestic violence. Commissioner Gary Bettman suspended Voynov on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, for what the league called unacceptable off-ice conduct. The 29-year-old Russian could have his eligibility to restored July 1, 2020, based on good behavior. Voynov was suspended indefinitely in October 2014 after being arrested for domestic abuse. He pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor, left the United States to go back to Russia and in July had the conviction dismissed by a judge in Los Angeles county. (Brad Graverson//The Orange County Register via AP, File)
April 09, 2019 - 4:52 pm
The NHL suspended defenseman Slava Voynov on Tuesday for the 2019-20 season and 2020 playoffs after determining he committed acts of domestic violence. Commissioner Gary Bettman suspended Voynov for what the league called unacceptable off-ice conduct. The 29-year-old Russian could have his...
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April 08, 2019 - 3:03 pm
Matt LaFleur has been putting his fingerprints on the Green Bay Packers organization for a few months now. From building his coaching staff to establishing his message, LaFleur has been continuously working toward an image of success. That image takes another step toward manifestation, Monday, as...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2017, file photo, Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette takes part in a drill to prepare for the NFL Combine at a workout facility in Centennial, Colo. Two years after the U.S. Defense Department thwarted his plans of going straight from the Air Force Academy to the NFL, Robinette is determined to turn that detour into a dream delayed as he approaches the fulfillment of his two-year commitment of active duty. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
April 05, 2019 - 9:16 pm
DENVER (AP) — Two years after the U.S. Defense Department thwarted his plans of going straight from the Air Force Academy to the NFL, Falcons all-time leading receiver Jalen Robinette is determined to turn that detour into a dream delayed, not dashed. Close to fulfilling his two-year active-duty...
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April 05, 2019 - 4:54 pm
By Daniel Plocher Former Packers' second-round pick Eddie Lacy is looking to return to football after sitting out last season. He worked out with the Baltimore Ravens on Friday. Lacy was a member of the Packers for four seasons from 2013-16. He won the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award in his...
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