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Green Bay keeps their running back

Jake Nelson, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

Earlier this week, the state of Wisconsin and Green Bay Packer fans received great news. That would be the much-anticipated results of Aaron Jones’ free agency decision. Jones inked a new four-year deal...

Is the NFL Fumbling its Response to the Pandemic?  

Kyle Kunz, Sports Editor October 14, 2020

In Week 4 the NFL had to postpone one game and reschedule another because of positive Covid tests to players on three teams. The Titans reported more than 20 members of their organization had...

Playoffs still a remote possibility for Packers

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor November 21, 2018

After yet another disappointing loss last Thursday, the Green Bay Packers have dropped below .500 yet again this season and are now very much at the bottom of the NFC wild-card short list. What’s more,...

Football Head Injury Illustration

Head injuries cast a shadow over the game

Morgan Engels, Staff Writer December 10, 2015

On Nov. 4, Luke Schemm scored two touchdowns for his high school team. Then he suffered a traumatic brain injury during the game that caused his brain to swell and the blood flow to it. Schemm was a...

Do sports create too much emotional baggage?

Natalie Connors, Editor in Chief February 3, 2015

The Super Bowl is the single most watched television program today. More Americans collectively tune into their tubes on that Sunday than any other day of the year. It’s a day of celebrating what Americans...

Lambeau Field remains the Mecca of football, and the latest $140.5 million renovations have only enhanced its standing among fans.

Sports editor cherishes trips to Lambeau

Frederic Hewitt, Sports Editor October 16, 2014

The Great Wall of China, Stonehenge, The Pyramids, and The Sistine Chapel are among some of the most iconic places in the world.  People often mention these as places they would like to visit on their...

Roger Goodell cartoon

Goodell misses mark

Joe Ballard and Frederic Hewitt, Clarion Staff September 19, 2014

Clarion Illustration by Christopher Pinkert   Thus far of the 2014 NFL season, the league has handed out 31 suspensions. The way the league determines the severity of misconduct is under much...

‘Madden 25’ has a lot for fans to like

Michael Klein, Editor-in-chief October 9, 2013

As NFL fans rejoiced the Kickoff and start to the 2013 NFL season, EA Sports celebrated its own holiday Aug. 27 with the release of “Madden 25.” After a disappointing effort by EA Sports on the “Madden...

Insights on NFL referee lockout

Daniel Colton, Staff Writer October 9, 2012

Across the world, professional athletes are often considered role models, even heroes. The entire business of professional sports is geared around glorifying the players in order to boost viewing. This...

James Jones, a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers, participated in a charity basketball game with the DeForest Lions Club on April 20.

Give a little: Packers play a different kind of ball for charity

Jason Cuevas, Sports Editor April 25, 2012

Jason Cuevas Sports Editor   With the NFL season still months away many local fans are missing out on their much loved Green Bay Packers. While there may not have been any football being...

Six new coaches face uphill battles

Sam Farmer, Sports Writer/Los Angeles Times August 29, 2011

One is especially secretive. Another surprisingly candid. A third has turned back time (and turned down boom boxes), and a fourth has daily meetings with an irascible football legend nobody else ever...

NFL coach emphasizes hard work as key to achieving life goals

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor February 23, 2011

During Black History Month, the ideas of overcoming adversity, perseverance and ethics are prevalent themes to many. For Madison native Eric Studesville, running backs coach for the Denver Broncos,...

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