Green Bay Packers

San Francisco 49ers tackle Joe Staley (74) fights with Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews (52) after he shoved 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) to the ground as he went out of bounds during the their NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Hector Amezcua)

49ers’ Harbaugh takes aim at Packers’ Matthews

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh offered a parting shot at Packers linebacker Clay Matthews: Slapping is not the tough-guy way. Harbaugh said Monday that Matthews threw one punch and slapped 49ers left tackle […]

09/09/2013

A television screen shows the CBS channel with an announcement by Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

TV blackouts aren’t shutting out fans completely

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A week into the blackout of CBS programming to millions of Time Warner Cable subscribers, viewers are finding workarounds. Nancy Keiter, a graphic designer in New York, plans to watch early […]

08/09/2013

Alicia Keys

AP Source: Alicia Keys to sing Super Bowl anthem

(AP) – Alicia Keys is adding her voice to the Super Bowl show. The Grammy-winning R&B singer has been lined up to perform the national anthem before the NFL championship game on Feb. 3 in New Orleans.

01/18/2013

Bret Lewis

How to keep Russian elephants warm

Two Russian circus elephants in Siberia were forced outside after their transport trailer caught fire. And could have died from the cold if their trainers hadn’t given them two-and-a-half gallons of watered down vodka. CLICK FOR THE PUNCHLINE!

12/18/2012

Bret Lewis

A new super-hero

The Giants beat the Packers 38-to-10 Sunday night in East Rutherford, New Jersey. After the game, Giants’ tight end Martellus Bennett was talking with fans near the field entrance to the locker room when a […]

11/28/2012

Back to booing the zebras

The Packers beat the Saints 28-to-27; despite a terrible call that almost cost them the game. Darryl Sproles of the Saints clearly fumbled on a kick-off return. But the refs ruled he didn’t. And the […]

10/01/2012

Assessing fan reaction to NFL referee lockout (audio)

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell emphasized in a conference call with the national media Thursday that the short-term pain of replacement officials was worth the long-term gain of an eight-year deal with the NFLRA, while noting: […]

09/27/2012

White House: NFL deal is 'great day for America'

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) – How important is it to get the NFL’s regular referees back on the job? The White House calls it a great day for America. Without prompting, President Barack Obama’s […]

09/27/2012

Casino offers refunds on Seattle-Green Bay game

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A Las Vegas casino took an unusual step Wednesday and offered refunds to gamblers who lost money when the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial touchdown at […]

09/26/2012

Reports: NFL, referees closing in on new deal

NEW YORK (AP) – Two days after a controversial call cost the Green Bay Packers a win, the NFL and the referees’ union are reportedly nearing an end to a lockout that put replacement officials […]

09/26/2012

THE RACE: Obama, Romney blast replacement NFL refs

(AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are crisscrossing Ohio’s prime swing-state turf with opposing views on almost everything under the sun. But they seem to agree on throwing a penalty flag on […]

09/26/2012

Obama: Disputed game means NFL needs regular refs

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) – The White House says President Barack Obama believes that a disputed end to the Green Bay Packers-Seattle Seahawks football game means it is time to resolve a labor dispute […]

09/25/2012

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