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  1. Yearbook, Nov. 30: Bo's special day

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 30, 1962 and 1987: Today is a big day for double-sport legend Bo Jackson. Before starring in both Major League Baseball and the National Football League -- and before winning the Heisman Trophy at Auburn University -- Vincent Edward Jackson was ...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  2. Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers has eerie similarities to 196...

    Whether they realize it or not, the Detroit Lions are hoping history repeats itself this week.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2011
  3. Thanksgiving Feast: 1962 grudge match

    Kevin Seifert

    The buildup to our NFC North Thanksgiving Feast is going to short, intense and full of distractions. This week would have been busy even without Thursday's matchup between the 10-0 Green Bay Packers and the 7-3 Detroit Lions, so as of this moment I'm...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  4. Can Vikings slow Rodgers' record-pace?

    Bruce Kluckhohn/US PresswireAaron Rodgers and Jared Allen meet again on ESPN's Monday Night Football The Green Bay Packers are looking unstoppable this season, winning their first eight games for the first time since 1962 when they started 10-0 on t...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  5. By the bye: Green Bay Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing the Green Bay Packers at their bye: Record: 7-0 Seven-game capsule: The Packers are the best team in football by most objective measures. They're off to the best start for a Packers team since 1962 and have won a franchise-record 13 c...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  6. Rapid Reaction: Packers 33, Vikings 27

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Some thoughts on the Green Bay Packers' latest victory: What it means: The Packers set a franchise record by winning their 13th consecutive game, including playoffs, and are now 7-0 for the first time since 1962. That team finished...

    Blog | October 23, 2011
  7. Brett Favre's legacy as an NFL quarterback? Talk to us in a coupl...

    Howard Bryant

    In a nonstop culture consistently unwilling to allow time for perspective, legacy is easily the most overused, misappropriated word in sports.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  8. LeBron James of Miami Heat is finalist to be TIME Magazine's Pers...

    Roy S. Johnson

    Charles Lindbergh in 1927. Nikita Kruschev in 1957. Pope John Paul XXIII in 1962. Why not LeBron James in 2010? Stranger things have happened when Time magazine picks its Person of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  9. Top passing performances in regular-season history

    The list of great regular-season passing performances is a mile long. Here are the five best in history.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2010
  10. Best Packers Team Ever: 1962

    Kevin Seifert

    Notable players: Fullback Jim Taylor, right tackle Forrest Gregg, quarterback Bart Starr, linebacker Ray Nitschke, cornerback Herb Adderley, defensive end Willie Davis, center Jim Ringo, halfback Paul Hornung, safety Willie Wood, defensive tackle Hen...

    Blog | July 01, 2010
  11. Little recalls would-be teammate Olsen

    Bill Williamson

    Floyd Little reflected Thursday on what it would have been like to be teammates with Merlin Olsen. It could have happened. In 1962, Olsen was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL and the Denver Broncos of the AFL. Olsen selected the secur...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  12. Former New York Giants guard Ronald Lee Case dies at 67

    Ronald Lee "Pete" Case, a guard who played for the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants from 1962-70, has died. He was 67.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2008
  13. Faulkner had 53-year career in the NFL, 43 of them with the Rams

    Jack Faulkner, a longtime executive with the Rams and coach of the Denver Broncos in 1962 and 1963, has died. He was 82.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2008
  14. Ravens drop winless Rams to worst start since 1962

    The Baltimore Ravens got their swagger back, bullying Gus Frerotte and the winless St. Louis Rams into submission during a rare blowout.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 14, 2007
  15. Hunt a quiet pioneer of U.S. soccer

    Frank Dell'Apa

    Lamar Hunt was quietly an ambitious proponent and farsighted investor of soccer in America and his loss will be keenly felt, says Frank Dell'Apa.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2006
  16. Raiders at Seahawks

    SEATTLE (AP) -- Followers of the Oakland Raiders have been sent to the record books often this season to quantify how bad the team has been. Worst start to a season since 1964, longest losing streak since 1962, second-worst offensive performance...

    Preview | October 31, 2006