Posts tagged Vince Lombardi
Not so deep in the confines of the Hall of Fame of the most-storied franchise in the NFL, four iconic silver statues named after the same franchise’s most-famous coach stand as a testament to 13 NFL Championships. Most would say that the trophies represent the four greatest of these championships: four Super Bowl victories, champions of a […]
Although there’s been a buzz in NFL circles, the Broadway play about former Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi, appropriately titled “Lombardi,” will end its run prematurely. It will close on May 22 after 274 performances. The play was originally scheduled to finish its run June 19.
That’s right. We have more swag to give away to you, wonderful reader. This time, we have two prize packages featuring three books from McGraw-Hill, all focused on legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. The books are as follows. What It Takes To Be Number 1: Lombardi on Leadership The Essential Vince Lombardi: Words […]
Earlier this week, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced this year’s two senior nominees. They are linebackers Les Richter of the Los Angeles Rams and Chris Hanburger of the Washington Redskins. The nominees are selected by the Seniors Committee, which gives former players who may have been overlooked in the past a chance to […]
Vince Lombardi is enjoying somewhat of a renaissance nearly 40 years after his death. In addition to a feature film starring Robert De Niro and a Broadway play starring Dan Lauria, the former Green Bay Packers coach will receive the documentary treatment from HBO later this year. The documentary is produced by HBO Sports and […]
Legendary Green Bay Packers’ coach Vince Lombardi isn’t just headed to the big screen, he’s also headed to Broadway. Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser (Hair) will produce the play, which is scheduled to debut at the Circle in the Square Theater this fall. Unlike the film Lombardi, which will center on Lombardi’s rivalry with Dallas […]
Word from ESPN, which is developing Lombardi for the big screen in conjunction with Andell Entertainment and the NFL, is that former Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi will be played by Robert De Niro. De Niro’s Tribeca Productions will join ESPN, Andell and the NFL in producing the picture. Writer Eric Roth (Forrest Gump, […]