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The Lost Vince Lombardi Tapes

Forty years ago in the National Football League, the Pack ruled. In 1961, the Green Bay Packers blew away the New York Giants in the championship game 37-0. They...

Books: When Pride Still Mattered By David Maraniss

The 200 mind-numbing pages that open this 504-page biography of Vince Lombardi bring to mind a howitzer aimed at a sparrow: this is about a football coach, after...

Sport: Whipping Up the Redskins

He treats us all the same—like dogs. —Green Bay Tackle Henry Jordan, describing Coach Vince Lombardi. While Lombardi was lashing them on, the Green Bay dogs...

Sport: The Drillmaster

In San Francisco's Kezar Stadium last week stocky, swarthy Vince Lombardi, late of Brooklyn, made himself the idol of the state of Wisconsin. With Halfback...

Sport: Vinnie, Vidi, Vici

(See Cover) In A.D. 248, Emperor Philip lured 45,000 howling Romans to the Colosseum with a show that featured 60 lions, 30 leopards, 10 tigers, a rhinoceros,...

Football: A Day of Learning

The game was hardly super, but neither was the action as one-sided as the score seemed to show. "That Oakland is a good, well-coached team," said Green Bay...

Sport: Haunted in Green Bay

Dan Devine was worried sick. It was the morning of a Green Bay Packer preseason game this summer, but the head coach was not concerned about the outcome of the...

Pro Football: When the Men Met the Boys

In seven years as coach of the Green Bay Packers, Vince Lombardi, 53, has won 105 games and lost only 31. He has forgotten most of the 105. But, ah, those 31...

Books: Psyching the Bulls

INSTANT REPLAY: THE GREEN BAY DIARY OF JERRY KRAMER. Edited by Dick Schaap. 286 pages. World. $5.95. "We've got to be whipped. We've got to be cussed. ... He...

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