Football

  • Packers start search for next CEO

    The Green Bay Packers have started the process of finding their next chief executive officer, the team announced Wednesday. 

    Packers start search for next CEO
  • The Green Bay Packers are headed to the playoffs, but how far will their run go?

    The Green Bay Packers are headed to the wild-card round of the NFC playoffs. They’ll be playing against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Jan. 14. ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky joined “Morning Edition” Host Alex Crowe to talk about how he thinks the Pack will stack up against the Cowboys.

    The Green Bay Packers are headed to the playoffs, but how far will their run go?
  • Packers are one win away from clinching a playoff spot in Jordan Love’s first year as the starter

    If the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears on Sunday, they will clinch a spot in the NFL playoffs with the youngest team in the league and a first-year starting quarterback. The Packers began the season with a 2-5 record, and went winless in the month of October. Since November, Green Bay has won…

    Packers are one win away from clinching a playoff spot in Jordan Love’s first year as the starter
  • Service workers at Lambeau Field overwhelmingly vote in favor of unionizing

    Service workers at historic Lambeau Field voted overwhelmingly to form a union on Sunday, but they still have to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement. The workers are employed by Delaware North, the Green Bay Packers’ food service provider. While many game-day positions at Lambeau are staffed by volunteers, Delaware North employs around 70 vendors who…

    Service workers at Lambeau Field overwhelmingly vote in favor of unionizing
  • Service workers at Lambeau Field scheduled to participate in formal union election Sunday

    Service workers at Lambeau Field are scheduled to participate in a National Labor Relations Board-supervised election on Sunday to determine if they will be granted union representation. The workers are employed by Delaware North, the food service partner of the Green Bay Packers. Although many game-day positions are done by volunteers, Delaware North employs around…

    Service workers at Lambeau Field scheduled to participate in formal union election Sunday
  • How a Packers-themed beer gained statewide distribution

    When a pair of Wisconsin natives living in New York started a podcast about their favorite football team over a decade ago, they never thought it would lead to a Packers-themed beer available across the badger state. Lifelong Green Bay Packers fans Corey Behnke and Aaron Nagler started Cheesehead TV in 2007. Last year, they…

    How a Packers-themed beer gained statewide distribution
  • ‘Brighten somebody’s day’: Green Bay Packers great LeRoy Butler shares hope, stories with local students

    As a child in Florida, Green Bay Packers legend LeRoy Butler missed out on sleepovers, trips to the mall and days at the skating rink. Classmates never invited him to those classic childhood activities, he said. Butler grew up in poverty and around crime. He spent years in a wheelchair and leg braces, with some…

    ‘Brighten somebody’s day’: Green Bay Packers great LeRoy Butler shares hope, stories with local students
  • Green Bay eighth graders to quiz Packers legend LeRoy Butler on WPR

    Before a rematch of the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day, a Hall of Fame safety for the Packers will answer a variety of questions submitted by Green Bay middle school students on WPR’s “The Morning Show.” LeRoy Butler played all 12 of his professional seasons with the Packers, which included two…

    Green Bay eighth graders to quiz Packers legend LeRoy Butler on WPR
  • ‘A unique backdrop’: Packers announce dates for 2025 NFL Draft in Green Bay

    The NFL Draft will be coming to Wisconsin in 535 days, bringing hundreds of thousands of football fans along with it. Green Bay Packers and league officials on Monday announced the 2025 draft is set for April 24 through April 26, 2025, in and around historic Lambeau Field. The draft will be accompanied by a…

    ‘A unique backdrop’: Packers announce dates for 2025 NFL Draft in Green Bay
  • Wisconsin saw the nation’s steepest decline in football participation. Now some schools are getting creative.

    It’s homecoming at Big Foot High School in Walworth County, and the stands are packed with parents and students gathered to watch their team crush Monroe High School. The school’s cheerleaders and marching band are belting out familiar chants and melodies before the game. During half-time, people rush to grab concessions and the homecoming court…

    Wisconsin saw the nation’s steepest decline in football participation. Now some schools are getting creative.