Day: June 8, 2021

Aaron Rodgers not at Green Bay Packers’ mandatory minicamp

Report: Rodgers not in attendance at Packers minicamp originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest

The Green Bay Packers began mandatory minicamp on Tuesday and reportedly are still without their superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Rodgers did not show up to minicamp, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.

It was reported on Monday that Rodgers was not expected to attend minicamp, and that Green Bay could opt to fine him $95,085 for his absence.

Rodgers has already skipped the Packers’ offseason program forfeiting a workout bonus of $500,000. It remains to be seen if Rodgers will be moved before Green Bay begins training camp in July.On Saturday, Packers president Mark Murphy wrote in his monthly column on the team’s website that the situation with Rodgers “has divided our fan base.” 

When the Rodgers-Packers fiasco became public over a month ago, Murphy acknowledged that the team had been working with Rodgers and his

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Pine-Richland teen Carson Verszyla goes viral with highlight-reel hockey goal | Trib HSSN


Monday, June 7, 2021 | 7:19 PM

Carson Verszyla got an early birthday present Monday morning when he saw himself on “SportsCenter.”

Verszyla, who turned 13 Monday and is a sixth-grader in the Pine-Richland School District, scored a highlight-reel spin-o-rama goal Sunday that was featured as the top play on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” top 10.

“It was honestly pretty cool,” Verszyla said. “I was shocked to see myself on there because that’s the kind of thing you dream about. I never expected to be on ‘SportsCenter’ top 10 and be No. 1.”

Verszyla came in on a breakaway and did a full 360 spin while putting the puck flat on his stick and flipping it past

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