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04.26.2012 | | Posted at 10:30 PM
By Nicole
Pre-draft reports on Perry are somewhat spotty - he'll have to transition from DE to a 3-4 OLB, but current Packer OLBs Jamari Lattimore, Vic So'oto, Frank Zombo and Erik Walden were all college DEs, so position coach Kevin Greene does have experience helping guys through the transition. Scouting reports say that Perry is explosive, but did gain a lot of leverage from having his hand on the ground...
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Next week the dizzying coverage of the NFL draft will remind us that whatever the season, football is the No. 1 professional sport in America. But the NFL is facing a crisis created by the nature of the sport. A torrent of evidence shows that repeated full-speed collisions cause terrible long-term damage to many players' brains, to say nothing of their bones. Even as the NFL acts to protect its human assets, the “Bountygate” scandal surrounding former New Orleans...
Friday, April 13, 2012
As high-profile events periodically prove, politics and athletics have long had a love-hate relationship, the affinity ebbing and flowing with the cultural tides. In the tumultuous 1960s, for instance, stars like Muhammed Ali, Arthur Ashe and John Carlos...
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Call it the Final Five: the hours it took for Wisconsin's agonizing one-point loss to Syracuse, followed by Marquette's cold-shooting exit against Florida. A sudden ending just two steps short of the Final Four always stirs the...
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
The Observers faced their biggest challenge, short of a Brewers-Yankees World Series: a playoff game between the football teams they've loved for more than 50 years. There was no way they could watch Packers-Giants in the same place...
01.12.2012 | | Posted at 09:13 PM
By Nicole
I would guess this guy's stock certificate is going to be worth a bit more than the $250 he paid for it. Of course, it might not come with the standard stockholder privilages since its for a team that doesn't exist - The Green Boy Packers. From Uploads How strange. I wonder if there are any others of these out there. Apparently all instances on the certificate have the misspelling except when it s...
12.28.2011 | | Posted at 10:23 AM
By Nicole
In a random poll of 700 Americans done in mid-December by Public Policy Polling, 22% of respondents said that the Green Bay Packers deserve the nickname "America's Team." Only 11% said they'd give the title to the Cowboys. Additionally, when asked about their opinion of teams, the poll showed that 57% of respondents see Packers positively. Only 13% have negative opinion of Green Bay. Furthering th...
12.05.2011 | | Posted at 10:34 PM
By Nicole
Monty Ball said today that he plans to submit paperwork to the NFL advisory committee to gauge his place in the upcoming NFL draft. Ball says that if the committee tells him that he's a likely first or second round pick, he will leave Wisconsin early and enter the NFL draft. If the committee comes back with any round lower than that, Ball says he will return to school for his senior year. Things h...

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