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Announcing: It's Just a Game

About the book: Similar to how H.G. Bissinger’s Friday Night Lights uses high school football in Texas as a lens to look at society, Brian Carriveau’s It’s Just a Game observes adult amateur baseball in Wisconsin as a means to examine small-town America. The non-fiction book,...

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2016 NFL Draft Clearinghouse

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To learn more about the prospects in this year’s draft class, take a look at these features by Brian Carriveau, written from a Green Bay Packers perspective: Quarterbacks Comparisons to Aaron Rodgers inevitable for Jared Goff Christian Hackenberg’s development raises questions about his NFL future Brandon Allen overcomes size concerns to land on NFL’s radar Athleticism, arm talent make Jeff Driskel intriguing to Packers Joel Stave follows Scott Tolzien’s path to the NFL Running Backs Kenyan Drake, Alabama: Eddie Lacy’s …

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2016 NFL Combine Clearinghouse

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Brian Carriveau covered the 2016 NFL Combine, providing original reporting from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Here’s a sampling of his work: Joel Stave follows Scott Tolzien’s path to the NFL Packers will have offensive linemen to consider in first round Offensive lineman gets “recruited” by Packers for a second time David Bakhtiari’s future in Green Bay looking lucrative Vote of confidence given to Packers quarterback Brett Hundley Packers have to decide if Hunter Henry is worth first-round pick Another …

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Santiago Photo Journal, Day 6

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Our final day in Santiago began with a stroll to the Palacio de La Moneda, Chile’s version of the White House. This building was originally the Royal Mint of Chile before becoming the Presidential Palace. A changing of the guard ceremony took place while we were there. The Palacio de La Moneda also houses a cultural center. Inside the cultural center was an exhibit on Easter Island, the famous Pacific island with its large stone sculptures, which was annexed by …

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Santiago Photo Journal, Day 5

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Spending another day in Chile meant taking a guided tour to the coast. Our first stop was the city of Valparaíso, built steeply into a hill overlooking the coastline. The population is about 300,000. A look at some of the graffiti in Valparaíso. Posing for a picture in front of the Pacific Ocean. Our tour guide takes us for a walk through the city streets. European settlers first arrived in Valparaíso as far back as 1536, although it remained small until …

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Santiago Photo Journal, Day 4

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Our fourth day in Santiago started with a trip on the subway. I wish I had taken some photos or videos. For one segment of the trip, we were packed like sardines into the train. After switching onto a less-packed metro line, it was like being in an infomercial. Salesman after salesman walked by every few minutes giving their pitch for the product they were selling from earbuds to books. One man was selling mounting tape. He talked for about three …

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Santiago Photo Journal, Day 3

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Our third day in Santiago began with a stroll around Barrio Lastarria, one of the city’s upscale neighborhoods with several cafes and bars and even an antique market being held on the weekend. Museums are free on Sunday, so we took in the Museum of Visual Arts, located in Lastarria. Among the exhibits was one inspired by the movie “Titanic.” The artist even encouraged taking pictures and sharing them on social media, which she’ll collect and use in an upcoming …

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