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Yesterday morning, the Green Bay Packers sold stock to the public for the fifth time in their 92-year history. The stock gives fans the opportunity to own a piece of the defending champions, undefeated through 12 games this season, but is unlike traditional U.S. common stocks. Ownership in the Packers confers voting rights, but the shares offer no dividend, no chance for appreciation, practically no transfer rights and not even a shot at a highly prized season ticket.
Is this not the biggest scam in the world or what? People are paying $250 for a piece of paper and bragging rights. It’s actually genius. The team gets more money, and the people get nothing. They can say they are owners of the team, but for most of them they can’t even get season tickets.
Let’s say for the purposes of this article that owning stock actually meant something. Let’s say you could actually benefit from being an “owner” of a particular team. If that was the case, and all teams offered stock, here’s w...
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Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden has been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct-domestic abuse following a fight with his girlfriend last month.Walden entered a not guilty plea through his attorney in court on Wednesday.Walden allegedly pushed his girlfriend, resulting in him spending Thanksgiving weekend in jail while she was taken to hospital. Packers head coach Mike...
Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct stemming from a fight with his girlfriend Nov. 25. He is scheduled to return to court Dec. 27.
Everyone seems to want a piece of Aaron Rodgers and the reigning Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers - even at $250 a pop.
The Packers launched a public stock sale Tuesday morning and the response from fans was akin to a Cyber Monday frenzy.
Within the first 11 minutes of the sale, the team said 1,600 orders were placed at a cost of $250 per share.
The stock has no value to...
Packers linebacker Erik Walden was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct on Wednesday in a Green Bay court, according to Paul Srubas of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. That’s a lesser charge than the felony substantial battery Walden was arrested for last month. The downgrade may have come from a change in Walden’s girlfriend story. Initially, she said…
Green Bay Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy says the team sold about 185,000 shares in the first two days of its latest stock offering.
On Sunday, Packers cornerback Charles Woodson suffered a concussion late in Sunday’s win over the Giants. To their credit, the Packers called it a concussion — not a neck injury or a jaw injury or “concussion-like symptoms.” Woodson has been cleared to return to practice following the concussion, and he participated in Wednesday’s practice on…
The Green Bay Packers have an MVP candidate in quarterback Aaron Rodgers, a Super Bowl championship won just 10 months ago and an undefeated team making a run toward another title for Titletown. The Packers now have hundreds of new owners, too.
A stock sale of the country's only publicly owned professional sports franchise is under way.
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http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2011/12/giants-packers_game_review_muc.htmlGreen Bay Packers punter Tim Masthay (8) holds as Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) \kicks the winning field goal as time expires at the New York Giants vs the Green Bay Packers at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ 12/4/11 (William Perlman/The Star-Ledger)By Mike Garafolo - Star Ledger 12/6/11
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