Packers great Fred Carr, drafted by Vince Lombardi, dies at 71

Linebacker Fred Carr, who was a member of Vince Lombardi’s last draft class for the Green Bay Packers, died Monday at age 71.
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Limited Mens Cortez Kennedy Jersey The Arizona Republic reported that Carr, a Phoenix native, had been suffering from dementia and prostate cancer.

Carr played 10 seasons for the Packers and was inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame in 1983. Although he never played Authentic Michael Strahan Jersey for Lombardi when he was coach, Carr came to Green Bay as the fifth overall pick in the 1968 draft. That year, Lombardi served as the Packers’ general manager but handed coaching duties over to Phil Bengtson.

If this were European soccer instead of a sport where schools cannot pay the players, the Aggies could Manchester City their way to championships, but amateurism gets in the way and they can only pay exorbitant sums for a head coach:

Since winning the national title, A&M is 36th in winning percentage and has finished 11 times in the top 10 under six different coaches. So the Aggies have been good enough to win another title. And while they have been singing goodbye to Texas University, the Aggies’ archrival has four national titles since A&M’s last.

The Hokies have never won a national title in football. In fact, as any UVA fan will tell you within 15 minutes of meeting, Virginia Tech has not won a title in any NCAA team sport. The program has fans, as evidenced by finishing 24th in attendance and 41st in revenue. The Hokies are 19th in winning percentage since Frank Beamer arrived in 1987 and have seven top-10 finishes over that period. But the closest the Hokies have come is taking a lead into the fourth quarter of the 1999 title game before Michael Vick’s magician hat ran out of rabbits.

The delay prompted speculation that the Red Sox uncovered a medical problem, but team officials insisted the process of reviewing medical information simply hasn’t been completed.

Dombrowski wouldn’t get into specifics about whether the Red Sox will send Martinez to Boston for further testing or fly a particular doctor to Fort Myers to see Martinez in person.

Asked if Martinez will work out with the Red Sox on Friday, Dombrowski said he was unsure.

Limited Mens Dan Skuta Jersey One major league source said the Red Sox are merely being thorough, as they would with any free agent who signs a nine-figure contract. In December 2015, for example, the Sox agreed to terms with David Price on a Tuesday night, flew him to Boston for a physical and didn’t hold a news conference until Friday of that week to finalize the seven-year, $217 million deal.

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