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Packers release defensive lineman Kingsley Keke

Jan. 19, 2022 19:03 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have released defensive lineman Kingsley Keke, who made eight starts this season but hadn’t played at all in their past three games. This move comes as the Packers (13-4) prepare to host the San Francisco 49ers (11-7) in an NFC...

49ers, Packers hope to avoid more special teams mishaps

Jan. 19, 2022 19:01 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan has a simple request for the San Francisco 49ers special teams units each week. With a dynamic offense and fearsome pass rush leading a stout defense, he just wants to avoid catastrophes in the kicking game. “My number...

Group delivers whistleblower documents on clergy abuse

Jan. 19, 2022 08:42 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An advocacy group working to end clergy abuse in Wisconsin has delivered thousands of documents from Wisconsin's five Catholic dioceses to the state attorney general, documents it says show a systemic coverup of abuse. The documents were provided to Nate's...

49ers, Packers set for record-tying 9th playoff meeting

Jan. 19, 2022 01:30 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers memorably vowed after his 2005 draft day snub that the San Francisco 49ers would be more disappointed for passing him up at No. 1 than he would be at sliding to No. 24. While that proclamation has been true for most of the past decade-plus,...

Ice warning issue after 2 men rescued in bay of Green Bay

Jan. 16, 2022 11:27 AM EST

GARDNER, Wis. (AP) — Authorities issued ice safety warnings Saturday after two people went through the ice in the bay of Green Bay, a week after nearly three-dozen people were rescued from a floating chunk of ice that broke away from shore. The latest incident happened when two men...

AP source: Vikings invite Hackett, 6 others for interviews

Jan. 15, 2022 16:44 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have begun the search for a new coach by seeking interviews with an initial slate of seven candidates, including Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett. According to a person with knowledge of the process, speaking...

Denver Broncos' head coach search starts out in the Midwest

Jan. 14, 2022 17:08 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos began their search for Vic Fangio's replacement in the Midwest, meeting with Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn ahead of their trip to Green Bay. Broncos general manager George Paton and a team of executives were meeting...

Ivory scores 19 to lead Green Bay past IUPUI 69-54

Jan. 13, 2022 22:48 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Donovan Ivory came off the bench to tally 19 points to lead Green Bay to a 69-54 win over IUPUI on Thursday night, ending the Phoenix's seven-game losing streak. Randy Tucker had 17 points and eight rebounds for Green Bay (3-12, 2-4 Horizon League). Kamari...

Packers OLB Za'Darius Smith practicing, eyes playoff return

Jan. 12, 2022 16:36 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith is practicing again, raising hopes the 2020 Pro Bowl selection could return for the playoffs after missing nearly the entire regular season. Smith, who recorded a combined 26 sacks for the Packers from...

Indigenous news outlets, nonprofits drive deeper coverage

Jan. 11, 2022 15:44 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Kiowa tribal member Tristan Ahtone remembers just getting started in journalism over a decade ago and pitching ideas on Indigenous topics. His bosses would say things like: “We ran a Native story earlier this year. Do we need another one?” Thankfully, he said,...