The lawsuits surrounding the recent situation at Northwestern are just beginning and have far reaching impacts and implications.

Green Bay Packers President Mark Murphy was the Athletic Director at Northwestern in the past and is now a named defendant in an upcoming legal battle.

Murphy served as the Athletic Director in Evanston from 2003-2007 before becoming the President and CEO of the Green Bay Packers.

Per a new article at Acme Packing Company:

Now, former Northwestern athletic director and current Green Bay Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy has been named in lawsuits in Cook County, where Northwestern University is located. According to CBS News, the pair of lawsuits come from two former Northwestern football players — who remain anonymous. The players were members of the team from 2004-2005, seasons in which Fitzgerald was an assistant coach and Murphy was the program’s athletic director.

There is more and more information coming out of the entire situation on a daily basis, but it surely isn't a good look by association for the Packers President.

There was little overlap between Murphy and Fitzgerald at Northwestern, but enough that a thorough investigation is warranted.

Northwestern has named David Braun as their interim Head Coach, and the football program opens play this season at Rutgers on September 3rd.

Source: Acme Packing Company

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Ten Most Disappointing Minnesota Sports Seasons

The 2021 Minnesota Twins entered the season with high expectations, but unfortunately, they've made the list of most disappointing Minnesota teams of all time.

Disappointment is a common feeling for Minnesota sports fans as the years continue. Following the NBA Championship win for Milwaukee, SportsCenter was quick to point out that Minnesota has the current longest streak of seasons without a championship appearance in the four major sports (MLB/NBA/NFL/NHL). The Minnesota Lynx also chimed in on the stat after claiming four championships since 2011.

The ten teams that are on this list all follow a similar pattern. The year prior was either a great season with a playoff run or one that featured a strong core of players that appeared to have taken the next step. Offseason/preseason expectations were high with even Las Vegas oddsmakers believing in a deep run. Unfortunately, those preseason expectations fell short for the following teams. None of the teams listed below made the playoffs.

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