Found May 08, 2012 on Sports Business Digest:


Two of Wisconsin’s MVP’s will be teaming up to support SURG restaurant group in Oak Creek.  Aaron Rodgers, Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers; and Ryan Braun, Outfielder for Milwaukee Brewers have recently signed licensing agreements to support the new joint establishment called 8*twelve. 8*twelve is an MVP grill located on W. Blue Mound Road in Brookfield, Milwaukee. They will serve a variety of American favorites, cooked on an open fire wood grill. Who says these guys only talk about sports? Rodgers and Braun have become quite good friends; swapping recipes during the Brewers spring training.  They are both excited for the late June Grand Opening of 8*twelve and will both be making several appearances at the restaurant. The group has also tossed around the idea of opening more restaurants in possibly Madison or in the Fox Valley depending on the success of Brookfield. For more information on 8*twelve restaurants and dates of star appearances, you can visit their Facebook page. Click Here!

121212 officially will be Aaron Rodgers Day

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- He's an MVP, a Super Bowl champion, and now, Aaron Rodgers has his own day. Seven months after Wisconsin resident Jennifer Brilowski started a Facebook fan page for the idea of 121212 being Aaron Rodgers Day in Wisconsin, it will become official. Rodgers, who wears No. 12 for the Green Bay Packers, will be in the Wisconsin capital of Madison on Wednesday...

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MVP's Braun, Rodgers team up for restaurant

They've won MVP's in the same year and are close friends. Now Ryan Braun and Aaron Rodgers have something else in common. The two most popular sports figures in Wisconsin are going to be business partners. Milwaukee-based SURG Restaurant Group announced Monday that Braun and Rodgers will open up a new restaurant together in Brookfield, Wis. Playing on both of their jersey...

12-12-12 declared “Aaron Rodgers Day” in Wisconsin

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Aaron Rodgers on the importance of butt height and a low sweat ratio in centers

Considering where he was only a few years ago, it's crazy how big-time Aaron Rodgers continues to become. The Packers quarterback, who golfs fairly regularly with Michael Jordan and has become a regular at some of the biggest non-football events like the Kentucky Derby, was recently named the most marketable player in the NFL by the Sports Business Journal. So in addition to...

Dumbest Smart Asian Kid On Jeopardy; That’s Not Aaron Rodgers, Moron!

Just when you figure Asian kids growing up in States would catch on to our great sports heroes, Kevin comes along on Jeopardy’s Teen Week and destroys that myth. Watch as Kevin acts like a smartass and buzzes in on this “Super Bowl MVP” photo clue. (Hint: It’s Eli Manning). If there’s one thing goofy white kids can still kick an Asian’s ass, it’s in stupid sports trivia...

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Nine days before the end of the world happens, the Green Bay Packers and their fans will have one last great celebration in honor of star QB Aaron Rodgers. The state of Wisconsin, because it doesn’t have anything better to be focused on, passed a resolution that December 12, 2012 will be known as Aaron [...]

Braun: 'We have to find a way to win games'

MILWAUKEE Despite the team's well-noted struggles at the plate this season, Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said before Wednesday's game against the Reds that if the team's pitching staff had been throwing the past month like it had last season, then the team could've easily overcome its woeful hitting in the season's first month. There's reason to...

Jeopardy teen contestant confuses Aaron Rodgers and Eli Manning (Video)

A week or so ago, a clip of a Teen Jeopardy contestant incorrectly guessing LMFAO on Jay-Z question hit the Internet at full blast. Well, that same contestant "Kevin" moved on in the tournament and gaffed on this question mistaking Eli Manning for Aaron Rodgers: To be fair to Kevin, there was some technical difficulties that might have prevented him from...

Here’s how to get Mets Tickets 41% off for May 15

Checkout this great deal from Click on the graphic below to get tickets 41% off in the RF/LF Reserved section for $29 (no fees) at Citi Field on May 15 against the Milwaukee Brewers–the team’s least favorite player, Ryan Braun, plays for.

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Position Player Team B.A. HR RBI OBP SLG 1 Ryan Braun (LF) Brewers .280 8 18 .333 .610 2 Ike Davis (1B) Mets .168 3 9 .225 .274 3 Ian Kinsler (2B) Rangers .284 5 17 .378 .517 4 Daniel Valencia (3B) Twins .216 1 10 .231 .330 5 Kevin Youkilis (3B) Red Sox .219 2 9 .292 .344 Pitcher Team W L ERA SV SO BB 6 Craig Breslow...
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