That time Aaron Rodgers Angels-in-the-Outfielded us and we won the football game

That time Aaron Rodgers Angels-in-the-Outfielded us and we won the football game

On an afternoon in which Aaron Rodgers raised his powerful arms, flapped them like that cute Angels in the Outfield kid, and hushed a 78,000+ crowd, I thought about all the history that glorious stadium holds. "Shhhh," Number 12 said, and then gave us all a thumbs up when we did, "Let the magic of [...]

Let’s be like Champions!

Let’s be like Champions!

You don't need Google to understand the history of the Green Bay Packers. It's written on their unsponsored stadium, celebrated in their recently renovated Hall of Fame, honored among their alumni and built upon by one of the most successful franchises in the NFL. Today, nearly 50 years after they beat them in the first [...]

From Lambeau field, where glory stays

From Lambeau field, where glory stays

A poignant article in last week's Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reminded me of two powerful lines from To an Athlete Dying Young. "Smart lad, to slip betimes away From fields where glory does not stay." Famed author and sports commentator Dick Schaap read the A.E. Housman poem at my dad's funeral more than 20 years ago. [...]