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What's in a nickname? NFL has had great ones in its history

Jun. 14, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The memorable moments and teams in NFL history can be summarized by a word or phrase such as the "Steel Curtain" or "America's Team." And the NFL has had more than its share of those moments and teams through the years. Even though a list such as this could be virtually endless, here's a...

Davante Adams embracing new leadership role with Packers

Jun. 12, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — With Jordy Nelson long gone and Randall Cobb in Dallas, there now is an undisputed leader in the Green Bay Packers wide receivers' room. Davante Adams spent a portion of the team's practice Wednesday during mandatory minicamp coaching young wideouts on routes and concepts, a role the...

Packers S Josh Jones returns for mandatory minicamp

Jun. 11, 2019 9:29 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Safety Josh Jones, who missed all of the voluntary organized team activities, appeared on the practice field with his teammates as the Green Bay Packers opened their mandatory minicamp. But Jones did not participate Tuesday. The third-year safety was sidelined with a hamstring...

Bart Starr remembered at memorial in his native Alabama

Jun. 9, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr was remembered Sunday at a public memorial event in his native Alabama. An event celebrating Starr's legacy as a star of professional and college football was held Sunday afternoon at Samford University in suburban Birmingham. Starr's...

Packers to honor Bart Starr this season with helmet decal

Jun. 7, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Packers will wear a No. 15 helmet decal this season to pay tribute to Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr. The organization announced Friday that it also will honor Starr during halftime of the team's home opener Sept. 15 against the Vikings. Dozens of former Packers,...

Raiders to play preseason game in Winnipeg vs. Packers

Jun. 5, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders will take on the Green Bay Packers in an exhibition game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Raiders announced Wednesday that their home preseason game on Aug. 22 will be played at 33,000-seat IG Field in Winnipeg. It will be the Raiders' first game ever in Canada and the...

Packers looking to find offensive options in passing game

Jun. 4, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — For most of his career, Aaron Rodgers has had plenty of good options at receiver. However, after going from Donald Driver, Greg Jennings, James Jones and Jordy Nelson at the start of his tenure as the Green Bay Packers' starting quarterback to Nelson, Randall Cobb and Davante Adams...

Correction: Cold Case-The Neighbor story

Jun. 4, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

LAKEWOOD, Wis. (AP) — In a story June 1 about a man arrested in a 43-year-old double murder in Wisconsin, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the murders were committed southwest of Lakewood. The murders were committed northeast of Lakewood. A corrected version of the story is below: Arrest in...

Correction: Cold Case-The Neighbor-ABRIDGED story

Jun. 4, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

LAKEWOOD, Wis. (AP) — In a story June 1 about a man arrested in a 43-year-old double murder in Wisconsin, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the murders were committed southwest of Lakewood. The murders were committed northeast of Lakewood. A corrected version of the story is below: Arrest in...

From functional to fancy, NFL stadiums have made a huge leap

May. 31, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

Next summer, the Raiders are slated to relocate to Las Vegas and begin playing in a sleek $1.8 billion dome with a transparent roof, a black glass exterior to match their boldest uniform color, and retractable doors to frame an 80-foot-tall and 215-foot wide view of the casinos on the strip. Around the same time,...