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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,...

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Photo Essays

LIFE at the First Super Bowl: Rare Photos

Sports fans are notoriously contrary, and it would be tough to find any two of them — even two supporters of the same team — who could agree on everything having...

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