sports in the spotlight
Posted by Dale Buss on January 21, 2011 05:00 PM
They aren’t even playing the actual game on the “frozen tundra” of Lambeau Field in Green Bay this weekend. But the national media still can’t get enough of the city that is the unique home of the Green Bay Packers, who are playing the Chicago Bears – in Chicago – on Sunday afternoon for the National Football Conference championship and the right to advance to the Super Bowl on February 6 in Texas.
Latest to step up and profile “Titletown” – so-named during the Packers’ successful era in the Sixties – is the Washington Post, with a story this week about Green Bay, its devotion to the Packers, and how denizens are gearing up for the big game that will actually unfold a couple hundred miles to the south in Soldier Field.Continue reading...