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Donald Driver Giving Back to Community

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Courtesy of CBS 58, It’s nothing new to see Packers Donald Driver giving back to the community that loved watching him play. CBS 58’s Kevin Holden spoke to Donald Driver at the Goodwill event. Donald Driver spent Thursday morning bringing in donations at Goodwill in West Allis. “Amazing opportunity for me. You get to see […]

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Donald Driver to Emcee 66th Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Event

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Courtesy of OnMilwaukee.com, The historic Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame today announced that 2016 Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame inductee Donald Driver will serve as emcee of the 66th Anniversary Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame Induction on April 29, 2017. Donald Driver is a Super Bowl Champion, and he has played in 205 games over […]

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Bud Selig Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Courtesy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Bud Selig, who evolved from a young, avid fan to founding owner of the Milwaukee Brewers to consensus-building commissioner during a life devoted to baseball, reached the pinnacle of the game Sunday evening. Selig was elected for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., by the […]

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Donald Driver Turns Celebrity Into Action

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Courtesy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Donald Driver defines his life as being on the bubble, and taking advantage of opportunities when they arise. The former Green Bay Packers receiver, along with former cornerback Mark Lee, were chosen this week for induction into the Packers Hall of Fame in July. Driver, who played from 1999-2012, is […]

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Charles Woodson, Ron Dayne, Sherri Steinhauer Selected for Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2017 Class

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Courtesy of Fox 6, Former Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson was one of three Wisconsin athletes selected for induction into the 66th Anniversary Class of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame — the 2017 class. The others are Wisconsin Badgers Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne, and LPGA Legend Sherri Steinhauer. Woodson, Dayne and Steinhauer join 137 […]

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Donald Driver – First Step

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Courtesy of The Players Tribune, It doesn’t matter who you are: Hard times always come up. As a kid growing up, I saw my mom not eat at night because she was trying to make sure that her children had enough food. We slept on a mattress on the floor because we couldn’t afford furniture. My goal […]

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Kohl’s CEO Mansell and Donald Driver Use Croquet to Raise Funds for Penfield

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Courtesy of the Milwaukee Business Journal Kohl’s Corp. chairman and CEO Kevin Mansell teamed with former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver to help host the Croquet Ball Sept. 10 and raised more than $320,000 for the Penfield Children’s Center in Milwaukee. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos of the fun event […]

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Barry Alvarez Signs Extension Through 2021

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Courtesy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Barry Alvarez, who has served as Wisconsin’s director of athletics since 2004, has signed a contract extension through Jan. 31, 2021. UW officials announced the extension on Wednesday. Alvarez turns 70 on Dec. 30. He is to be paid $1,125,000 this year, with annual increases of $25,000. According to […]

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PHOTOS: 2016 WI Athletic HOF Induction Event

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Donald Driver and Bo Ryan joined 135 of the state’s greatest athletic icons, including Vince Lombardi, Hank Aaron, Oscar Robertson, Barry Alvarez, Al McGuire, Bud Selig, Junior Bridgeman, Bart Starr, Robin Yount, Bonnie Blair and Bob Uecker in one of the country’s most iconic halls of fame. The Class of 2016 was celebrated by thousands […]

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Historic Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame Roars Back to Life with 65th Anniversary Induction Event

Monday, May 9th, 2016

On April 30 the historic Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame, home to some of the greatest names in all of sports including Hank Aaron, Vince Lombardi and Oscar Robertson, celebrated its 65th anniversary by inducting two new members: Green Bay Packers all-time leading wide receiver Donald Driver and record-setting, retired Wisconsin Badgers Men’s Basketball Coach […]

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