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  1. Kennedy, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama know politics can be a cont...

    Shaun Assael

    At the first of the three presidential debates, Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, on Wednesday will be proving something that John F. Kennedy learned more than a half century ago: Presidential politics is a contact sport. Las...

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  2. Don't expect an AFC North team in opener

    Jamison Hensley

    The NFL will kick off its season on Wednesday, Sept. 5 instead of the traditional Thursday night start to avoid a conflict with a scheduled speech by President Barack Obama on Sept. 6 during the Democratic National Convention. The league has ye...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  3. BBAO: Pro Bowl changes coming

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: On the morning of Super Bowl XLVI, someone finally got around to asking NFL commissioner Roger Goodell about the quality of the Jan. 29 Pro Bowl, which Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers brought attention to...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  4. BBAO: 1985 Bears heading to White House

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: For the second time in three months, an NFC North team will be honored at the White House. The Green Bay Packers visited President Obama in August to celebrate their victory in Super Bowl XLV. And Friday, the 1985...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  5. Even President Obama is ready for football

    Jerry Greene

    President Obama moved the time of his speech because of the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2011
  6. President Obama's jobs speech to conflict with NFL opener

    President Barack Obama has acceded to House Speaker John Boehner's wishes to deliver an address on jobs and the economy to a joint session of Congress on Sept. 8. The president had requested Sept. 7 for the long-anticipated speech.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  7. Bears fan Obama gracious to Pack

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- Welcoming the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers to the White House was no easy task for President Barack Obama. Read the entire story....

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  8. Obama: Can Bears have Aaron Rodgers?

    Kevin Seifert

    Before Friday, I had never had the remote inclination to watch a championship team's visit to the White House. So while I have no context for comparison, the Green Bay Packers' visit Friday afternoon was fun and particularly interesting for its NFC N...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  9. President Obama gracious to Green Bay Packers despite love of Chi...

    Welcoming the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers to the White House was no easy task for President Barack Obama.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  10. White House on three!

    Kevin Seifert

    The Green Bay Packers will make a brief detour on the way to their Aug. 13 preseason opener in Cleveland. Yes, they'll make a long-awaited visit to the White House on Aug. 12 to celebrate their Super Bowl XLV championship with President Barack Oba...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  11. Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers will visit White House Aug....

    Denied the traditional Super Bowl champions' visit to the White House during the NFL lockout, the Green Bay Packers finally are headed to Washington.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2011
  12. BBAO: Free-agent rules evolving

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: It's already clear that NFL team executives will need their heads on a swivel during this unprecedented transition from the lockout. Here's an example: Monday afternoon, the NFL announced that teams would be eligi...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  13. Green Bay Packers hope to salvage White House trip

    Now that the NFL's labor dispute has come to an end, the Green Bay Packers still hope to find a way to celebrate their Super Bowl victory at the White House.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2011
  14. Power Rankings: Top 10 NFL owners

    Tim Graham

    There wasn't a whole lot of room for debate at the top. ESPN.com took its positional Power Rankings series off the field and into the boardroom to rate the owners. None of them are popular fellows these days, but for the purposes of this project, ...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  15. Power Rankings: Top 10 NFL owners

    Tim Graham

    There wasn't a whole lot of room for debate at the top. ESPN.com took its positional Power Rankings series off the field and into the boardroom to rate the owners. None of them are popular fellows these days, but for the purposes of this project, ...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  16. President Barack Obama intends to stay out of NFL labor talks

    President Barack Obama has a clear message for pro football players and team owners: I don't intend to get involved in your labor dispute and you should be able to work things out so each side has enough money.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2011