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Packers lineman Lang adjusts to challenging times

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Tom Lang won’t be at Lambeau Field tonight to watch his son play against the Chicago Bears. In his weakened condition, he won’t miss the crowds …


Kansas City sends Packers to first loss of season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mike McCarthy never put a whole lot of stock in a perfect season, except as a means of gaining home-field advantage and setting up the Green …


Packers edge Giants to remain unbeaten

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Green Bay Packers are still perfect and heading to the playoffs. Aaron Rodgers engineered a last minute drive to set up a 30-yard field goal …


Packers glad to have time to get healthy

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Having dispatched the upstart Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day, the undefeated Green Bay Packers now can focus on getting healthy during their mini-bye week. And they’re …


Packers roll, remain perfect

DETROIT – Aaron Rodgers took every hit the Detroit Lions could dish out. He just kept throwing – and winning.


Packers roll to 9-0

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Another night, another four-touchdown performance for Aaron Rodgers – just about what the Green Bay Packers have come to expect from their superstar quarterback. The real …


Chargers face big challenge

If the Chargers have any sort of hangover from their demoralizing loss in Kansas City, they better get rid of it quickly. Today the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay …


Arizona fires Mike Stoops

College football: Coach Mike Stoops has been fired halfway through his eighth season at Arizona. Athletic director Greg Byrne announced Stoops’ dismissal Monday, two days after the Wildcats lost their …


Lagat wins 5,000 at nationals

Track and field: Former Washington State University star Bernard Lagat captured the 5,000 meters at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., on Friday evening, edging Chris …


Packers hit diamond

The Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers finally got back together on the field Sunday – to play softball. Roughly three dozen Packers players gathered for wide receiver Donald Driver’s …


Packers’ Rodgers now a champion in his own right

ARLINGTON, Texas – Absolutely no need to bring up Ol’ What’s His Name ever again. Aaron Rodgers is a Super Bowl championship quarterback in his own right. And he’s the …


What columnists are saying about Super Bowl XLV

Once ignored, Rodgers now a champion Ignored out of high school by every major-college football program in the country.


Packers overcome injuries to win Super Bowl XLV

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Green Bay Packers were trying to play defense without cornerback Charles Woodson. Their wide receivers couldn’t seem to hold onto the ball with Donald Driver also …


Briefs: Unsafe seating arrangement leads to angry, displaced fans

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones may have tried a little too hard to break the Super Bowl attendance record. About 1,250 fans were displaced Sunday because their temporary seats were …


Rodgers leads Packers to Super Bowl title

ARLINGTON, Texas – Someday they’ll be comparing the next Packers quarterback to Aaron Rodgers. Whoever it is, he’ll have big shoes to fill.


Super Bowl play-by-play as seen by Norman Chad

When the Packers are atop the NFL, it seems like a safer world. America can sleep tight tonight. And since Sunday’s 31-25 victory might be the last NFL game for …


Steelers’ turnovers lead to Packers points, win

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Steelers had all the momentum. The Terrible Towels were out in full force around Cowboys Stadium. Rashard Mendenhall took the handoff with every intention of moving …


Super Bowl offers prime example of how NFL players have expanded

ARLINGTON, Texas – Casey Hampton is listed at 325 pounds. The way his jersey stretches tautly across his biceps (and belly) suggests the real number is north of that. Asked …


Steelers’ patchwork offensive line gets job done

PITTSBURGH – Some of Ben Roethlisberger’s first words after winning his most recent Super Bowl with the Pittsburgh Steelers were to pay tribute to his offensive line. “Who’s laughing now, …


Green Bay’s defense focuses on wrapping up Roethlisberger

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Linebacker Desmond Bishop says the Packers began preparing for Ben Roethlisberger by watching video of how not to bring down the Steelers’ big quarterback. The lowlight …


Steelers at a loss over odds

PITTSBURGH – The mighty Pittsburgh Steelers, equipped with a record six Super Bowl titles, a 14-4 record, the No. 2 AFC seed and a veteran roster on the verge of …


Steelers at a loss over odds

PITTSBURGH – The mighty Pittsburgh Steelers, equipped with a record six Super Bowl titles, a 14-4 record, the No. 2 AFC seed and a veteran roster on the verge of …


Rodgers, Packers lay ghost of Favre to rest

PHILADELPHIA – Aaron Rodgers simply threw his hands in the air and pumped his fist. No, he doesn’t celebrate like Brett Favre. Rodgers doesn’t have to worry about the ghost …


Rodgers, Packers lay ghost of Favre to rest

PHILADELPHIA – Aaron Rodgers simply threw his hands in the air and pumped his fist. No, he doesn’t celebrate like Brett Favre. Rodgers doesn’t have to worry about the ghost …


Packers do just enough

GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Green Bay Packers are in the playoffs thanks to their 10-3 victory over the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field on Sunday. As might be expected …


Falcons stay atop NFC

ATLANTA – Don’t even mention a third straight winning season to the Atlanta Falcons. Their goals are so much bigger than that.


Vikings melting down

MINNEAPOLIS — Brett Favre looked ready for retirement, with six likely meaningless games now left for Minnesota in the epilogue of his 20-year career. Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay’s swarming …


Shot nearly cost Kramer his shot

If it weren’t for the work of three doctors way back when, Jerry Kramer might not have become a star for the Idaho Vandals and Green Bay Packers. Nor would …


Seahawks lose game to Packers, top pick Okung to injury

SEATTLE – The Seahawks lost a preseason game to the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night. And much more significantly, they may have lost a big part of their future …


Kramer owed instant replay of another sort

They’ll award the Vince Lombardi Trophy for the 44th time on Sunday. Jerry Kramer dates his as being even a few years older, and instead of sterling silver it may …