Wisconsin Sports News and Rumors
Aaron Rodgers meets Packers owner (sort of) Eddie Vedder
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When Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers met President Barack Obama, he was surprised to hear the Commander in Chief wanted to trade him to the Bears. But upon meeting Bears fan Eddie Vedder earlier this week at a Pearl Jam concert, he was surprised to fi…Upvote Share Tweet
Jeremy Lane returns to practice from injured reserve for Seahawksprofootballtalk.com 11 hours agoSeattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane was designated Tuesday as having returned to practice after spending the last six weeks on the injured reserve/designated to return list. Lane nursed a groin injury into Seattle’s season opener against the Green B…Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs release DE Jerel Worthy from practice squadprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoDefensive end Jerel Worthy, a 2012 second-round pick of the Packers, was released from Kansas City’s practice squad on Tuesday, according to the NFL’s transactions. A Michigan State product, Worthy (6-2, 308) appeared in 14 games for Green Bay as a rook…Upvote Share TweetGREEN BAY, Wis. – You might have seen T.J. Lang's picture from backstage at Monday night's Pearl Jam show in Milwaukee. The Green Bay Packers right guard posted a shot of himself and teammates Matt Flynn, Corey Linsley and Josh Sitton with the band's fr…Upvote Share TweetThe Packers will be retiring Brett Favre’s No. 4 and putting him in the team’s Hall of Fame next year, but Favre was planning an earlier return to Lambeau Field that now looks unlikely to happen. Favre was planning to join Bart Starr on the field for th…Upvote Share Tweet
Here's New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert wearing a clock on his hat (Photo)yahoo.com 21 hours agoAfter a 120-107 home loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday that saw them allow a Bucks club expected to rank among the NBA's very worst teams this season to shoot 60 percent from the floor, the New York Knicks knew it was time to face the music when the…Upvote Share Tweet
Capers' open-door policy helps Packers' DESPN.com 21 hours agoGREEN BAY, Wis. -- Dom Capers said he has had an open-door policy ever since he became the Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator in 2009. Maybe his players have been walking through that door more often of late. Veteran cornerback Tramon Williams attr…Upvote Share TweetA weekly look at what the Green Bay Packers must fix: It's not that the Packers' punt return game has been ineffective -- actually it's been more than respectable at 10th in the NFL in average yards per return (9.6) -- but as good as their returners hav…Upvote Share TweetThe NFL tells Panthers coach Ron Rivera that linebacker Luke Kuechly should not have been ejected for inadvertent contact with an official in Sunday's loss to the Packers.Upvote Share Tweet
Jason Kidd has potential with young Milwaukee Bucks squad while Derek Fisher must wait with Knicksnydailynews.com Oct 21 (yesterday)Milwaukee is very different from Brooklyn for Jason Kidd, twice as lucrative and with a far greater upside in the standings. He would never admit it, because Kidd doesn’t admit much of anything, but any coach would prefer to mentor a young Jabari Parker…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Quincy Acy Almost Tears The Rim Downdimemag.com Oct 20 (yesterday)The Knicks gave up 120 points to the Bucks tonight in a 120-107 loss and Jabari Parker didn’t even have a great game. Fortunately, expectations are low for the Knicks this season — though, not according to the people we follow on Twitter. With that in m…Upvote Share Tweet
Broken tackles spur Eddie Lacy, PackersESPN.com Oct 20 (yesterday)GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Running backs coach Sam Gash had the official count, but Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements did not need an exact number to know running back Eddie Lacy was a tackle-breaking machine in Sunday's 38-17 win over the Ca…Upvote Share Tweet
What We Learned Against the Panthersgreenbaypackernation.com Oct 20 (yesterday)After a 1-2 start to the regular season, the Packers have finally hit their stride, trouncing a good Panthers team at home in Week 7. Aaron Rodgers was near unstoppable as the seven-year starter hit each of his primary targets for scores and improved hi…Upvote Share TweetA few weeks ago, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers showed off his spelling ability in order to tell panicky fans that they should relax when it comes to the team’s offense. That advice has proven sound over the last few weeks and Sunday’s game against t…Upvote Share Tweet
Favre's Lambeau Return Likely DelayedOct 21Ed Werder discusses how former Packers quarterback Brett Favre's planned November return to Lambeau Field may be delayed while Packers legend Bart Starr deals with health issues that would prevent him from attending.
Knicks Fall To BucksOct 20Despite 24 points from Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks fell to the Bucks 120-107.
Cobb: 'We Know The Power That We Have'Oct 19Packers receiver Randall Cobb comments on his team's 38-17 win over the Panthers.
Sunday Blitz: Panthers-Packers RecapOct 19Jim Basquil and Merril Hoge break down the Packers' 38-17 win over the Panthers.
Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extensionOct 21The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quitOct 21The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas IIIOct 21The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
The Week 7 MailbagOct 21Many of you wrote in Monday to ask about the fumble at the end of Rams-Seahawks, the miscue that infuriated Seattle and had a huge effect on the outcome of the game, a 28-26 St. Louis victory. I spoke to the NFL officiating czar, Dean Blandino, on Monda…