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Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011
Dec. 26, 1960: Vince Lombardi has the Packers in Philadelphia for their first NFL championship game in 16 years. Paul Hornung, Jim Taylor and their pals dominate the Eagles statistically but trail, 17-13, in the final minutes. With no timeouts remaining, the Packers drive toward a winning touchdown, but their final play ends with Taylor tackled...
01.11.2011 | | Posted at 11:49 AM
By Nicole
The Wisconsin Badgers finished No. 7 in the AP poll and No. 8 in the Coaches poll. Their Rose Bowl opponent TCU finished second overall. The Badgers were jumped by Ohio State, who ended up No. 5 overall in both polls. Despite the already announced departures of J.J. Watt and John Clay to the NFL, the Badgers should be poised for another big season next year. Watt is the only defensive lineman t...
Monday, Nov. 29, 2010
Call it a bloomin' shame. The Wisconsin football team finished a magical 11-1 regular season that earned the Badgers a share of the Big Ten title and a Rose Bowl berth for the first time in 11 seasons. UW is fourth in the AP and coaches' polls and fifth in the Bowl Championship Series...
Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010
Two weeks ago the Packers were in trouble with several major injuries, two straight overtime losses and the prospect of three tough games before their bye week. Three weeks ago the Badgers were in a dicey spot with an early Big Ten loss and their two toughest games coming up.
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010
Oh so high, oh so low. That was the weekend for the state's football fans. Saturday night the Wisconsin Badgers fulfilled their potential with a 31-18 smashdown of top-ranked Ohio State in Madison. About 18 hours later the injury-riddled Packers fell to 3-3 with their second straight...
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Favorite Packer

Off the field, the heart of the Packers defense is a partner in a winery in Napa Valley, Calif.—one of its labels being “TwentyFour by Charles Woodson.” And on the field, like a fine wine, the 13-year veteran seems to get better with age. Last season, The Associated Press named him NFL Defensive Player of the...
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
When the Observers chatted two Sundays ago, Frank was planning to see the Brewers in New York the next night and Artie was planning to see a total romp by the Packers at Soldier Field. When the conversation resumed this week, things hadn’t quite followed the script...
09.02.2010 | | Posted at 12:12 PM
By Nicole
Yesterday the Big Ten Conference announced the divisions they will be using for football starting next season when Nebraska joins the league. They are: Division 1 - Wisconsin, Ohio State, Penn State, Illinois, Indiana and Purdue. �Division 2 - Michigan, Nebraska, Iowa, Michigan State, Minnesota and Northwestern. On first glance, the divisions look a little unbalanced and certainly not particul...
08.31.2010 | | Posted at 05:01 PM
By Nicole
ESPN is reporting that both Al Harris and Atari Bigby will start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list, meaning they'll each miss at least the first six weeks of the season.   This is a huge blow to the Packers' secondary....

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