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Cherry Starr, philanthropist wife of the late Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr, dies at 89

Feb. 27, 2024 18:18 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Cherry Starr, the philanthropist wife of former Green Bay Packers quarterback and coach Bart Starr, has died. She was 89. Rawhide Youth Services, an organization that helps at-risk youth that the couple worked closely with, posted a video tribute to Cherry...

Hafley says he wasn't looking to leave BC. But the chance to join Packers' staff was too tempting

Feb. 22, 2024 18:43 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Jeff Hafley says he wasn’t necessarily looking to get out of college football before he left his job as Boston College’s head coach to become the Green Bay Packers’ defensive coordinator. Hafley, 44, said he simply received an opportunity that was too...

Former Black schools leader radio interview brings focus on race issues in Green Bay

Feb. 22, 2024 16:30 PM EST

When an Atlanta radio host referred to the Wisconsin city of Green Bay as “about as lily white as I have ever seen," Claude Tiller Jr. responded: “The lily on top of the lily.” The back and forth was part of a Feb. 6 radio interview that included blunt comments on race that led...

Pros push 49ers betting lines up in the Super Bowl, but most of the bets still on the Chiefs

Feb. 11, 2024 10:05 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The early Super Bowl money went on the Chiefs, causing betting lines to drop from 2 or 2 1/2 points to 1 or 1 1/2 points, depending on the sportsbook. Then the professional bettors came in big on the 49ers, pushing the lines back to where they opened. ...

Boston College hires former NFL head coach and Ohio State assistant Bill O'Brien to lead Eagles

Feb. 09, 2024 20:34 PM EST

Boston College hired Bill O’Brien to be its head coach on Friday, luring the former Houston Texans boss back to his hometown and away from a job as an assistant on the Ohio State staff he had accepted just last month. “Bill is a gifted leader who has had a tremendous amount of...

Chiefs still feel a void following death of their matriarch, Norma Hunt, this past offseason

Feb. 08, 2024 16:37 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — There is much that Clark Hunt will never forget about that night four years ago in Miami, when five decades of futility had finally ended, and the Kansas City Chiefs — the team his late father Lamar Hunt had founded — raised another Lombardi Trophy. The...

Coaching carousel adds intrigue to college football recruiting's February signing period

Feb. 07, 2024 22:05 PM EST

College football’s busy recruiting calendar created a particularly hectic first few weeks on the job for all the head coaches who switched schools over the last month. When Nick Saban announced his retirement last month, it set off a chain reaction that resulted in head coaching...

Patriots long snapper Joe Cardona is the 2023 USAA Salute to Service award winner

Feb. 07, 2024 21:38 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New England Patriots long snapper Joe Cardona is the USAA 2023 Salute to Service award winner. Cardona, a lieutenant from the Naval Academy, beat out Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones and San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle for the honor. ...

Former Giants coach Ben McAdoo working out deal to join Patriots' coaching staff, AP source says

Feb. 06, 2024 14:18 PM EST

Former New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo is working out a deal to join the New England Patriots as a senior offensive assistant, a person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Tuesday because it had yet to be...

Kevin Harlan, daughter Olivia will make Super Bowl history by calling, covering game

Feb. 05, 2024 22:38 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Super Bowl will be a broadcasting family affair. Veteran radio play-by-play announcer Kevin Harlan and his daughter, sideline reporter Olivia Harlan Dekker, will become the first father-and-daughter duo to cover and call a Super Bowl. “You...