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Mike McCarthy mum on possible changes to Packers' special teams
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GREEN BAY, Wis. – It might be more than a week before we know coach Mike McCarthy's plan to fix the Green Bay Packers' dreadful special-teams unit. McCarthy would not offer specifics on Wednesday, when he held his season wrap-up news conference, other t…Upvote Share Tweet
Mike McCarthy: Clay Matthews is an outside linebacker, but we like flexibilityprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoDuring the regular season, the Packers moved Clay Matthews from outside to inside linebacker at points to help bolster their run defense and change their look in ways that opposing offenses might not have anticipated. It wasn’t a permanent arrangement, …Upvote Share Tweet
Mike McCarthy: Next year's Packers won't 'bear the burden' of collaspseESPN.com 4 hours agoGREEN BAY, Wis. -- The biggest task for Mike McCarthy -- after he decides whether or not to fire special teams coach Shawn Slocum -- might be to figure out how to keep the Green Bay Packers' overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 4 hours agoSure, longtime theoretical opponents Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao chatting at Tuesday's Miami Heat-Milwaukee Bucks game is a pretty big deal, I guess. But if you really want to see a fight, you should've been watching the D-League contest between…Upvote Share TweetWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says any deal from the state to help pay for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena will also likely have to include contributions from the city and county.Upvote Share Tweet
Eddie Lacy Highlights Vidgreenbaypackernation.com 6 hours agoEddie Lacy has been a big part of the Packers offense for two years now. He shows no signs of slowing down…and with James Starks to keep him fresh…the sky’s the limit for Eddie! The Green Bay Packers are gonna … Continue reading →Upvote Share Tweet
Bucks reunite Gutierrez with Kidd on 10-day contractnba.com 6 hours agoThe Bucks have signed Jorge Gutierrez to a 10-day contract, replenishing their backcourt depth after a season-ending injury to backup guard Kendall Marshall.Upvote Share Tweet
Mike McCarthy thankful for condolences following brother's deathESPN.com 7 hours agoGREEN BAY, Wis. -- Coach Mike McCarthy will speak to reporters this afternoon for the first time since his news conference immediately following the Green Bay Packers' loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game. He was scheduled to do so …Upvote Share Tweet
Brett Favre: 'Why would I have hard feelings for Aaron Rodgers?'yahoo.com 10 hours agoBrett Favre had a responsibility when Aaron Rodgers was his backup on the Green Bay Packers, and it wasn’t to get Rodgers ready to take his job. The Favre-Rodgers relationship is a story that won’t die, but that happens when one Hall of Famer is backing…Upvote Share Tweet
Free Agency Part I: Which FA’s Should the Packers PURSUEgreenbaypackernation.com 10 hours agoAs always, free agency is a big part of constructing next year’s team. Who to sign, who to let walk, how to balance cap space against team needs and who can we replace in the draft. Ted Thompson is not … Continue reading →Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 17 hours agoWhen Ryan Braun set off for Milwaukee to attend the Brewers Fan Fest over the weekend, he couldn't have expected to make an appearance in any wedding photos. However, that's exactly what happened Saturday when a member of a local couple's wedding party …Upvote Share Tweet
Where will Moncada land among Major suitors?MLB.com 19 hours agoCuban teenage prospect Yoan Moncada has worked out privately for the Yankees, Red Sox, Dodgers, Padres, Giants, Rangers and Brewers, according to sources. The Rays, Cubs, Phillies and Cardinals have also shown interest. The question remains: When will M…Upvote Share Tweet
Milwaukee Bucks to sign Kenyon Martin for rest of seasonESPN.com 20 hours agoThe Milwaukee Bucks will sign former No. 1 overall draft pick Kenyon Martin to a rest-of-the-season contract this week, according to league sources.Upvote Share Tweet
Dwyane Wade Exits Heat’s Loss To Bucks With Hamstring Injurydimemag.com 21 hours agoDwyane Wade’s knees are holding up just fine in 2014-2015, and his shoulder hasn’t been a problem for years. But another nagging issue has been plaguing the Miami Heat superstar this season – hamstring pain. The three-time champion left his team’s 109-1…Upvote Share TweetThe four-man field for NBA All-Star Saturday's marquee event has been set. As announced on NBA TV Tuesday night, the Sprite Slam Dunk will feature Minnesota Timberwolves rookie guard Zach LaVine, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Orlando Ma…Upvote Share Tweet
Brewers, Jays both said to remain in play for Papelbon tradeMLB.com Jan 27 (yesterday)Talks between the Phillies, Blue Jays and Brewers regarding a Jonathan Papelbon trade continue, although the seriousness of those discussions is unclear.Upvote Share TweetWisconsin will help build a new basketball arena for the Milwaukee Bucks with $220 million in bonds that would be funded by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players, Gov. Scott Walker proposed Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Who Will Be The Packers Toughest Opponent In 2015?greenbaypackernation.com Jan 27 (yesterday)The Packers opponents…recently set by the league constitute the Packers next shot at going the distance, righting wrongs…and beating the Seahawks. But the Pack also has to play the Niners, Cardinals and Cowboys again next year. Will the Bears be … Conti…Upvote Share TweetThe Packers have added a punter to their offseason roster. Green Bay has signed Cody Mandell, who appeared in one preseason game for Dallas in 2014. An Alabama product, the 22-year-old Mandell signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in May. H…Upvote Share Tweet
Mayweather And Pacquiao Talk At Bucks-Heat GameJan 27Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao met in person for the first time during halftime of the Milwaukee Bucks' game against the Miami Heat.
NBA Dunk Contest Participants AnnouncedJan 27ESPN's Amin Elhassan was disappointed in the field for the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest.
Bucks Take Down HeatJan 27Jerryd Bayless had 15 points and seven assists to lead the Bucks past the Heat 109-102.
#WithDad: Clay Matthews Jr. discusses fatherhoodJan 26Former All-Pro LB Clay Matthews Jr. discusses growing up in a football household.
Alejandro Bedoya, Nantes talking contract extension, sources sayJan 28U.S. international Alejandro Bedoya is advanced in negotiations for a new contract with French club Nantes, according to sources in the America...
Matt Barnes fine not due to interaction with Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sar…Jan 28An NBA spokesman told ESPN.com's Marc Stein that the league's review of the incident "confirmed that it was not an interaction with Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver" that led to the Los Angeles Clippers forward's fine.
Takeaways from PFF roster study -- John Clayton's mailbagJan 28John Clayton's mailbag: An in-depth roster study by Pro Football Focus illustrates how tough it is for bad teams to make quick turnarounds.
Something The Seahawks And Patriots Can Agree On: Mother Knows BestJan 28There have been verbal jabs lobbed back and forth this week between the Seahawks and the Patriots. But at Super Bowl Media Day, both teams were virtually unanimous in thanking their moms.