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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 11, 2014
By United Press International
Super Bowl, Super Power?

Super Bowl, Super Power?

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- How does the United States win in the foreign policy Super Bowls in which it plays?
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

NFL Hall of Famer Mike McCormack dies at age 83

PALM DESERT, Calif., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Mike McCormack, a Hall of Fame player as an offensive lineman who was also an NFL head coach and team executive, died Friday at the age of 83.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 11, 2013
By United Press International

UPI NewsTrack Sports

Boston explores 2024 Olympic bid … Jets unclear on Tebow's future … Lombardi to be Browns' general manager … 4 Heisman Trophy winners on hall ballot … Sports news from United Press International.

Lombardi to be Browns' general manager

CLEVELAND, March 5 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Browns promoted Michael Lombardi to general manager and announced Ray Farmer will be assistant general manager, the team said Tuesday.

Ravens fans pack streets for victory fest

BALTIMORE, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Businesses closed and parents pulled their children out of school Tuesday as Baltimore celebrated the Ravens' Super Bowl victory with a parade.
Anniversaries in the year ahead

Anniversaries in the year ahead

We look forward to 2013 with resolutions, hopes and clean calendars, but we'll be looking back as well. A new year is always an opportunity to celebrate the anniversary of something, and plenty of remembrances are upcoming.
ED ADAMCZYK, United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, June 11, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 11, 2008
By United Press International
Springsteen makes N.J. Hall of Fame

Springsteen makes N.J. Hall of Fame

TRENTON, N.J., May 4 (UPI) -- Rock singer Bruce Springsteen is among the New Jersey luminaries chosen as inaugural inductees for the state's Hall of Fame, hall officials say.

Doug Williams to be saluted at Super Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Former Washington Redskins quarterback Doug Williams will be honored at this Sunday's Super Bowl XLII at Glendale, Ariz.

No Seinfeld for Manning in Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A TV station in Green Bay, Wis., is trying some psychological warfare by depriving Giants quarterback Eli Manning of his favorite program, "Seinfeld."

NFL goes long with 'Lombardi'

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- The National Football League is going deep in the film business on its first play, a biography of Green Bay Packers' legendary coach Vince Lombardi.
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Vince Lombardi
SBP98012515- 25 JANUARY 1998 - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, USA: John Elway lifts the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Broncos win Superbowl XXXII, January 25. UPI ts/Mickey Pfleger
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Vincent Thomas "Vince" Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970) was an American football coach. He is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s. The National Football League's Super Bowl trophy is named in his honor.

Lombardi played football at St. Francis Preparatory School, and later Fordham University. He began coaching as an assistant and later as a head coach at St. Cecilia High School. He would later become an assistant coach at Fordham University, the U.S. Military Academy, and the New York Giants before becoming a head coach for the Green Bay Packers from 1959–67 and the Washington Redskins in 1969.

Lombardi was born in Brooklyn to Italian-born father Enrico "Harry" Lombardi, a butcher, and Brooklyn-born Matilda Izzo, the daughter of a barber, whose parents had immigrated as teenagers from just east of Salerno in southern Italy. Vince Lombardi was raised in the Sheepshead Bay area of southern Brooklyn and attended its public schools through the eighth grade. As a child, Vince Lombardi helped his father at his meat cutting business, but Vince grew to hate doing so.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Vince Lombardi."
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