1. Fight Club: More Physical Camp an Encouraging Sign For Packers

    It didn't take long for the physicality of training camp to boil over for the Green Bay Packers. After going without so much as a skirmish in camp before the disappointing 6-10 campaign ...

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  2. Milwaukee Brewers: Recent Slump May Have Preserved the Future

    While I'm not advocating giving up on the Brewers making the playoffs in 2009, their recent play should be a clear sign to GM Doug Melvin that trading away the future to take a shot this season is the wrong move...

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  3. Just Like Old Times: Packers Set at QB While Division Deals with Turmoil

    Heading into training camp, the Green Bay Packers are the only team in the division not dealing with some level of turmoil at quarterback, a welcome development considering where they ...

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  4. Five Things I Hope To See in Green Bay's Training Camp

    As the dog days of summer come to an end and training camp is set to commence, there will finally be more to talk about than how "conflicted" Brett Favre is about trading his Wranglers in for a bright purple outfit, or how truly atrocious T...

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  5. Packers Need Healthy Grant, Jackson to Power Running Game

    While the Green Bay Packer offense put up points in bunches behind Aaron Rodgers and a stellar passing attack in 2008, the running game struggled to provide the kind of balance the team will need to be successful in 2009...

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  6. What the Brewers Must Do at the Trade Deadline

    As the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaches, it is no secret that the Milwaukee Brewers need to add a starting pitcher if they want to return to postseason play...

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  7. Milwaukee Brewers: Villanueva's Struggles Continue In Loss To Cards

    Once considered one of the most valuable Brewers in the bullpen, reliever Carlos Villanueva has been a sore spot in an otherwise stellar group for Milwaukee this season...

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  8. Manny Parra Dazzles in Loss: Mirage or Sign of Maturity?

    Milwaukee Brewers fans have to be encouraged by the stellar return of left-hander Manny Parra, after he stymied the St. Louis Cardinals for seven innings on Thursday afternoon in a 5-1 loss...

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  9. Ryan Braun, Brewers Need To Toughen Up

    After dropping three of four to the suddenly surging Chicago Cubs at Wrigley this holiday weekend, All-Star outfielder Ryan Braun took his frustrations with the current roster to the ...

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  10. Milwaukee Brewers: A Midseason Status Check

    Minus their two aces, the Milwaukee Brewers have managed to hang tough atop the NL Central during the first half of the season, due in large part to their lights-out bullpen and the excellence ...

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  11. Can the Milwaukee Brewers Bullpen Keep This Up?

    Entering the 2009 season, the main question surrounding the Milwaukee Brewers was whether their starting pitching could hold up after losing a pair of aces in CC Sabathia and Ben Sheets...

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  12. Jorge Julio Released, Mike Burns Promoted by Brewers

    After an atrocious outing on Monday night, the Milwaukee Brewers released reliever Jorge Julio and promoted 30-year-old Mike Burns to the big-league club...

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  13. Milwaukee Brewers Fans Are Drinking the All-Star Kool-Aid

    Early All-Star ballot results were released on Tuesday, and the Milwaukee Brewers are poised to be well-represented in St. Louis. Outfielder Ryan Braun and shortstop J.J...

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  14. Donald Driver a Surprising No-Show for Packer OTA's

    Donald Driver was a surprising no-show to the Green Bay Packers' Organized Team Activities (OTA's) on Thursday and is reportedly unhappy with his contract, according to a Wisconsin State Journal report...

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  15. How the Green Bay Packers Will Tweak Their Play-Calling in 2009

    While the Packers offense returns their talented core in 2009, the maturation of quarterback Aaron Rodgers and other key players in the offense should allow head coach Mike McCarthy more freedom in his play-calling...

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  16. Old Faces, New Blood Shape The Green Bay Coaching Staff In '09

    Following an explosive season offensively and a very mediocre one on defense, the Green Bay Packers maintained the status quo with their offensive staff, while understandably revamping their defensive staff for 2009...

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  17. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: A 2009 NFC North Preview

    After a disappointing 6-10 campaign in 2008, the Green Bay Packers are looking to return to the top of the NFC North in 2009...

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  18. My Hypothetical Interview with Aaron Kampman

    Through hard work and determination, Aaron Kampman has developed from a fifth-round pick with limited expectations, into one of the finest pass-rushers in the NFL...

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  19. A Fantastic Voyage: Looking Back on the 1995 Green Bay Packers

    1996 is the season that will forever remain etched in the minds and hearts of most Green Bay Packer fans, as they finally brought a title back to Titletown, 29 years after Vince Lombardi raised the trophy that would later bear his name...

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  20. How Aaron Rodgers, Improved D Will Lead the Packers Back to the Playoffs

    The Green Bay Packers suffered through a season of close-calls and near-misses in a disappointing 2008 campaign...

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  21. Celtics-Bulls: Pierce Comes Through Again for the Celtics

    With Kevin Garnett still in street clothes and Ray Allen shockingly exiting the game with his sixth foul, Game Five and the fate of the Boston Celtics championship defense fell into the hands of one player...

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  22. You Broke My Heart Fredo: The NBA's Top Five Backstabs in Recent History

    In honor of Elton Brand playing a hand in destroying two franchises and contributing nothing to a third this season, here are five of the biggest backstabs in recent NBA history...

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  23. What's Next for Allen Iverson?

    Allen Iverson is undoubtedly a warrior on the basketball court. Season after season, he has put his body on the line in his dogged pursuit of an NBA title, famously dragging a startlingly untalented ...

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  24. Suns-Mavericks: An Ugly Sunset for a Golden Era in Phoenix

    On life-support since the ill-fated Shawn Marion trade, the "Seven Seconds or Less" era is officially dead in Phoenix...

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  25. Reversal of Fortune: Three NBA Teams That Can Turn It Around with Blake Griffin

    Just like real estate, a critical factor in the careers of many NBA prospects is location, location, location. High picks are going to be drafted by bad teams with poor records, but every situation brings its own challenges and advantages...

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