10 reasons to join my De’Vondre Campbell fan club

10 reasons to join my De’Vondre Campbell fan club

Of course, the hair caught my eye first. "How in the world do those braids not get yanked in the pile?" I thought. So, I started watching De'Vondre Campbell a little closer than I would have. Pretty quickly I realized how good he is. Timing is everything in athletics and this seems like a perfect [...]

Mr. Helmet’s Neighborhood

Mr. Helmet’s Neighborhood

It's enough that Wisconsin crossing guards show up faithfully twice a day to protect their young charges through all kinds of inclement weather and inconsiderate drivers. How wonderful that so many of them also spread a little joy! Mr. Helmet, whose given name is Dennis, has manned his post on the corner of Glendale Avenue [...]

Instant replay 2021

Instant replay 2021

Not since Jerry Kramer and Dick Schaap chronicled the 1967 Packer season in the classic sports book Instant Replay has a member of that storied franchise so eloquently described what happens behind the scenes of an historic season. Enter Robert Tonyan, a somewhat unlikely hero of this record-setting Packer season. Thanks to a piece he [...]

Tips from a Lombardi legend to bring that trophy home

Tips from a Lombardi legend to bring that trophy home

If you want some insight into what it’s like to play for a 13-3 team heading into the last round of the playoffs, ask a guy who’s been there. NFL Hall of Fame cornerback Herb Adderley knows all about magical seasons. Just a second-year guy in 1962, he played a key role on what some [...]