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Champion Patriots open vs. Steelers; 5 international games

Apr. 18, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's 100th season will begin with its most classic rivalry and feature the Super Bowl champion Patriots hosting Pittsburgh in the first Sunday night game. As previously announced, NFL 100 will kick off with Green Bay at Chicago for the 199th meeting of a series that began in 1921. That...

Network bosses pleased with NFL TV packages for this season

Apr. 18, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

Howard Katz has the most unenviable task in the National Football League. As the league's senior vice president of broadcasting and media operations, he is the point person for formulating the schedule and trying to make the executives of the league's four broadcast partners happy. Before the public got a look at...

Trump to hold April 27 rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Apr. 16, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Wisconsin on the night of the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington. Trump's re-election campaign announced Tuesday that the rally will be held April 27 at Green Bay's Resch Center. Trump eked out a narrow...

Packers claim kicker Sam Ficken off waivers from Seahawks

Apr. 15, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have claimed kicker Sam Ficken off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks, bringing in potential competition for 13-year veteran Mason Crosby. Ficken was added to the roster Monday, three days after he was dropped by the Seahawks. The Penn State product has also...

Foxconn buys building across street from Wisconsin Capitol

Apr. 12, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group announced Friday it was buying a six-story office building across the street from Wisconsin's state Capitol to house an off-campus research center it will run as part of a partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The purchase is the latest in a...

The Latest: Spring snowstorm moving into Great Lakes region

Apr. 11, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

The Latest on severe weather impacting the central U.S. (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A spring snowstorm that pummeled Colorado and Wyoming before sweeping into the Plains is now moving into Great Lakes states, where it's already setting records. Winter storm warnings are posted for northern Wisconsin and...

Packers have had a soap opera of an offseason

Apr. 10, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — New Packers coach Matt LaFleur had a long to-do list even before his players arrived for the start of offseason workouts this week. The drama that started in Green Bay with the December firing of coach Mike McCarthy has bubbled into the spring, with McCarthy ripping the front office...

Game in Hawaii highlights NFL preseason schedule

Apr. 9, 2019 3:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first NFL exhibition game in Hawaii in 43 years highlights the league's preseason schedule announced Tuesday. Dallas will play the Los Angeles Rams at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu on Aug. 17. The last preseason match there featured the 49ers and Chargers in 1976. The Raiders, who are set...

Deteriorating Sept. 11 memorial removed in Wisconsin

Apr. 4, 2019 2:00 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A memorial to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is being torn down in Wisconsin after a failed fundraising effort to repair it. The memorial was donated to Green Bay in 2005 and featured a piece of steel from the World Trade Center in New York. The Green Bay Press-Gazette...

McCarthy: Firing 'couldn't have been handled any worse'

Apr. 3, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says he was surprised and stunned at the timing of his firing last December and believes his dismissal was handled poorly. McCarthy told ESPN in a story posted Wednesday he knew it might be in trouble if the Packers missed the playoffs....