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Do McCarthy And Rodgers Still Make A Good Team
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After Winning Super Bowl Forty-Five the so called experts believed the Packers were a dynasty in the making. It was a logical choice the Packers were 15-1 and had home field for the playoffs. Then we knew what happened against the New York Giants. Since…Upvote Share Tweet
As expected, the Brewers committed to starting pitcherYovani Gallardo for another season by exercising his $13 million club option for 2015, and also exercised the team's half of third baseman Aramis Ramirez's $14 million mutual option. Ramirez has thre…Upvote Share Tweet
3 Teams That Scare Me Going Into The Second Halfgreenbaypackernation.com 17 hours agoWell the Packers go back to work soon, with an admirable record of 5-3 but a bit of a momentum loss against the Saints. Looking forward, there are three teams that really worry me. Three teams that are a big threat to the Packers’ success. The first one…Upvote Share Tweet
Saints blast NFL for short turnaround from SNF to TNF on roadprofootballtalk.com 21 hours agoSaints coach Sean Payton held his tongue all week. But after beating the Panthers on the road Thursday night (which followed beating the Packers Sunday night), Payton was finally ready to let the NFL know how he felt. “I just think it’s foolish,” Payton…Upvote Share TweetHornets point guard Kemba Walker, fresh off signing a four-year, $48 million contract, did some big things against the Bucks last night. First, he hit the pull-up three you see above in the final seconds of the fourth quarter, sending the game to overti…Upvote Share TweetThe Packers lost right guard T.J. Lang to a left ankle injury after the first series of their game against the Saints last Sunday night, but it doesn’t look like that his absence will extend too long as a result. Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports that La…Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist got so excited about dunking that he threw his mouthpiece at a referee (Video)yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)It's the question on absolutely every sports fan's mind this morning: How amped up was Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to kick off the 2014-15 NBA season against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night? Would you believe, "Throw down a dunk, rip your mouthpi…Upvote Share Tweet
What We Learned Against the Saintsgreenbaypackernation.com Oct 30 (yesterday)The Packers’ October momentum was put to a halt in Week 8 as a desperate Saints team delivered at home in prime time. Despite the frustration of falling one game back to the Lions in the division, the loss was the most ‘acceptable’ of any Packers loss t…Upvote Share Tweet
Kemba Walker hits 3-pointer to force overtime and OT game-winner to push Hornets past Bucks (Videos)About 5 1/2 minutes into the first quarter of the first game in the new Charlotte Hornets' history, Kemba Walker received a technical foul for what appeared to be getting too amped up after drilling a jumper. "I was hype out there," he said du…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Bucks Rookie Jabari Parker Go Coast-To-Coast For First Career Basketdimemag.com Oct 29 (2 days ago)This is just the first of what will surely be thousands for Jabari Parker. Watch the prized Milwaukee Bucks rookie grab a loose ball and go coast-to-coast and finish with a nifty layup for the first points of his NBA career. Wow. Parker’s fluidity makes…Upvote Share Tweet
Hornets welcome fans with tuxedo-themed shirtsnba.com Oct 29 (2 days ago)Charlotte Hornets fans discovered black tuxedo-themed t-shirts on their seats when they entered the team's downtown arena for the season opener Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks.Upvote Share TweetWell, the Packers go into the bye with a chance to get healthy while just a game behind the Lions…with the tie breaker looming at the end of the season. And there is a LOT of football to be played in the meantime which could mean the Lions drop a game i…Upvote Share Tweet
Packers' D can't survive on turnovers aloneESPN.com Oct 29 (3 days ago)GREEN BAY, Wis. – Only three teams have more takeaways than the Green Bay Packers this season, and just two teams have better turnover differentials. In their four-game winning streak that ended with Sunday's loss to the New Orleans Saints, the Packers …Upvote Share Tweet
Ketchup-stained Lambeau Leap turns into ad for Randall CobbESPN.com Oct 29 (3 days ago)GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Well that didn't take long. Less than two weeks after Randall Cobb's memorable ketchup-stained Lambeau Leap, it has turned into a marketing boon for the Green Bay Packers receiver. After Cobb's 3-yard touchdown catch on Oct. 19 agains…Upvote Share Tweet
Packer Saints Reviewpackersgab.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)Well, I am not relaxed anymore. I am concerned about the run defense, run game, and now Aaron Rodgers. This team needs to fix their issues and fast. The season is half over and the Packers still have no identity. Let’s look at the game the good, bad, an…Upvote Share Tweet
R&R: Rants and Raves, Packers V Saintsgreenbaypackernation.com Oct 28 (4 days ago)The outcome was not what we would have liked but the game itself was exactly what everyone knew it would be, A shootout between two great QB’s. I said if the game came down to this it could go either way and would come down to who made the most mistakes…Upvote Share Tweet
Despite drop, Packers won’t hesitate to throw to Julius Peppers againprofootballtalk.com Oct 28 (4 days ago)For years, coaches have been fascinated by the red zone potential of pass-rusher Julius Peppers, considering his size, athleticism and basketball background. The Packers were the latest to try it, and even though a potential touchdown pass clanked off h…Upvote Share Tweet
Mike McCarthy has direct message for Packers' DESPN.com Oct 28 (4 days ago)GREEN BAY, Wis. -- If only the cure for the Green Bay Packers' problems on defense were as simple as coach Mike McCarthy made it sound on Monday. One day after he watched the New Orleans Saints batter his team for 193 yards on the ground, McCarthy's mes…Upvote Share Tweet
Walker Leads Hornets To OT WinOct 29Kemba Walker's basket with five seconds left in overtime lifted the Hornets past the Bucks 108-106.
Kemba Walker Stuns MilwaukeeOct 29Kemba Walker's dominant performance led the Hornets to a 108-106 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in Charlotte's home opener.
Mint Condition: Return Of The KingOct 29Cardboard Connection's Trey Treutel breaks down the impact of LeBron James' return to Cleveland on his trading card market, the veteran player due for a breakout year in trading cards and the rookies generating the most interest among collectors.
Morgan Burnett Looks To Get Healthy During ByeOct 28ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses the team's injury situation.
Ricky Rubio, Minnesota Timberwolves agree to contract extensionOct 31With three hours to go before the midnight deadline Friday, Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves agreed to terms on a contract extension, the team announced.
Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors agree on contract extensionOct 31The Golden State Warriors have agreed to a contract extension with shooting guard Klay Thompson, the team announced Friday.
The Race to SevenOct 31There are two premier games this weekend featuring four six-win teams. In the AFC, it’s 6-1 Denver at 6-2 New England, with superstars all over the field. In the NFC, it’s 6-1 Arizona at 6-2 Dallas, with emerging players like John Brown and Jeremy Mince…
NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell Westb…Oct 31Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless, with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.