Vince Lombardi


Vince Lombardi, smoothies and Chick-fil-A

Happy Thursday and welcome back to the Streetwise newsletter!. Smoothies, chicken, coffee, sandwiches and Vince Lombardi dominated my last two weeks. I started with a tour of Jimmy Simm's, a new Green Bay restaurant opening in the former Stratosphere building on Humboldt Road. The Stratosphere, a supper club in the '50s and '60s, was regularly visited by Vince Lombardi. Dianne Crowley, a co-owner of the eatery, walked me though the renovations taking place and explained the history of the building, which dates to the 1800s.

50 Vince Lombardi Quotes to Inspire You to Win, on Super Bowl Sunday and Every Day

“Winning isn’t everything, but it’s the only thing,” Vince Lombardi, the late, legendary former head coach of the Green Bay Packers, once said. “In our business there is no second place; you’re either first, or last.” Quotes from Lombardi—the man whose name now graces the NFL’s coveted Super Bowl trophy—have always had an uncanny ability to lead a team to victory. Considered by many to be the greatest football coach of all time, his outlook and advice is not only useful in football, but in life.
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Inspirational Quotes: Albert Einstein, Vince Lombardi And Others

Inspirational quotes about setting inspirational goals, holding the truth dear and bouncing back when you fail. Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. Albert Einstein, physicist. Vince Lombardi On Resilience. It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up. Vince Lombardi, football coach.

‘Out of the Box’ with Dallas Huston: Vince Lombardi and Brownwood

Arguably the most famous coach in history was a man named Vince Lombardi. He obviously will go down in NFL history, but he also could have been tied to Brownwood history in a couple of ways as well. The first dealt with a player named Lawrence Elkins, maybe the best...

An Irvington Resident Designed the Super Bowl’s Vince Lombardi Trophy

Learn more about Westchester resident Oscar Reidner and his journey to design the NFL’s iconic Lombardi trophy that symbolizes the sport. The last time the Giants brought it home to New York was 2012 — and let’s not even get into the Jets. Still, the Vince Lombardi Trophy has much deeper roots in New York, especially here in Westchester. Long before Eli Manning and company hoisted the NFL’s iconic sterling-silver prize — long before any winning team did — the trophy was just a football atop a cereal box on a kitchen table in Irvington.

What does Vince Lombardi and the 'Green Bay sweep' have to do with the Jan. 6 attack on the capitol?

The term "Green Bay Sweep" has been given strange new life surrounding the events of Jan. 6, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol. Borrowing a name from a famous play implemented by Vince Lombardi's Packers, former Trump White House adviser Peter Navarro called his plan to keep Trump installed as president "a perfect plan" and gave it the name "the Green Bay sweep." It's a term you might hear thrown around on the one-year anniversary of the attack at the Capitol by rioters looking to overturn the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election.


Jim Harbaugh is finally back in the win column against Penn State after the visiting Wolverines ran all over the Nittany Lions for a 21-17 win. The Wolverines went into State College as one-point underdogs and needed a late touchdown with 3:29 left in the game, but did enough throughout to move to 9-1 on the season. Penn State lost for the fourth time in five games.
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Actors Theatre of Indiana puts on play about Vince Lombardi

INDIANAPOLIS– Football fans can now watch a Tony nominated Broadway play made just for them. It follows Coach Vince Lombardi of the green bay packers through a week in the 1965 NFL season as he attempts to lead his team to the championship. Although football’s super bowl trophy is named for him, few know the real story about him. We talk to Don Farrell, co-founder and artistic director and Jane Under, director of Lombardi. For ticket information, click here.