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No Nelson, but Finley returns to Packers practice

No Nelson, but Finley returns to Packers practice

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
The Packers don’t have to submit an injury report today, so there’s not much in the way of official comment on any of their injured players. But reporters there can call the roll. According to Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press Gazette, wide receiver
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  • Done deals: Brewers and Dodgers sign relievers

    Done deals: Brewers and Dodgers sign relievers

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Reliever Mike Gonzalez and the Milwaukee Brewers have finalized a $2.25 million, one-year contract.
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  • Replacement refs more popular than Congress

    Replacement refs more popular than Congress

    profootballtalk.com Jan 8, 2013
    The NFL’s replacement officials became a national punchline during the first three weeks of the season, and they were finally given the boot after a disastrous decision to award the Seahawks a game-winning touchdown in a Monday night meeting with the Pa
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  • Packers-49ers II: Legacy of Aaron Rodgers

    Packers-49ers II: Legacy of Aaron Rodgers

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    On the eve of his fourth trip to the NFL playoffs, Aaron Rodgers sat down with broadcaster Bob Costas and obliged a big-picture conversation. The Green Bay Packers quarterback has started a Pro Bowl. He has won the league's MVP award and was the MVP of …
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  • Scott Skiles, Milwaukee Bucks agree to ‘part ways’ effective im…

    Scott Skiles, Milwaukee Bucks agree to ‘part ways’ effective immediately

    When the Milwaukee Bucks take the court to face the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night, they'll do so without Scott Skiles on the bench for the first time in four-plus seasons. The notoriously hard-nosed defensive coach and the team he's led since 2008 reach…
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  • Video - Bucks Win Boylan's Debut 01:05

    Bucks Win Boylan's Debut

    Jan 8
    Brandon Jennings scores 29 points to lead Bucks to 108-99 win over Suns in coach Jim Boylan's debut.
  • Video - NFC Road Team With Best Chance To Win 02:34

    NFC Road Team With Best Chance To Win

    Jan 8
    Mark Schlereth, Herm Edwards and Eric Mangini discuss which NFC road team has the best chance to win this weekend.
  • Video - Scott Skiles Out In Milwaukee 03:47

    Scott Skiles Out In Milwaukee

    Jan 8
    Marc Stein explains why the Milwaukee Bucks parted ways with head coach Scott Skiles and handed the reins to assistant Jim Boylan for the rest of the season.
  • Video - NFC Playoff Predictor 02:48

    NFC Playoff Predictor

    Jan 8
    Steve Wyche breaks down and predicts what will happen in the NFC playoffs. Who will represent the NFC in New Orleans?

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Jan 8
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
  • Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issues

    Jan 8
    We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.