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After winning Super Bowl II after the 1967 regular season, the Packers became a losing team for much of the 1970s and 1980s, only making the playoffs in 1972 and the strike-shortened 1982 season.
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After winning the First Test by an innings after being controversially sent in by Hutton, Australia lost its way and England took a hat-trick of victories to win the series 3 – 1.
After narrowly winning the Second Test at Lord's, dubbed " The Battle of the Ridge " because of a protrusion on the pitch that caused erratic bounce, Australia mounted a comeback on the final day of the Fourth Test at Old Trafford and sealed the series after a heavy collapse during the English runchase.
After winning over the Sanhaja Berber tribe, they quickly took control of the entire desert trade route, seizing Sijilmasa at the northern end in 1054, and Aoudaghost at the southern end in 1055.
After winning at Eurymedon in 468 BC, Cimon and Themistocles ordered the reconstruction of its southern and northern walls, and Pericles entrusted the building of the Parthenon to Ictinus and Callicrates, under the general direction of Phidias.
After winning the opening game of the season on March 31 on the road against the Cincinnati Reds, the Diamondbacks found themselves with the best record in Major League Baseball, 20 – 8, by the start of May.
After winning the Dutch Mixing Championships ( DMC ) in 1988, he was invited for The World Mix Championships in the London Royal Hall and won third place in a fierce competition.
After several efforts, Spanish troops from Peru took advantage of the internecine strife to reconquer Chile in 1814, when they reasserted control by winning the Battle of Rancagua on October 12.
After winning a seat in the Senate representing the mining north in 1915, he earned the sobriquet " Lion of Tarapacá.
After losing the 1945 World Series to the Detroit Tigers, the Cubs finished with winning seasons the next two years, but those teams did not enter post-season play.
After losing a dismal 103 games in 1966, the Cubs brought home consecutive winning records in ' 67 and ' 68, marking the first time a Cub team had accomplished that feat in over two decades.
After a down-to-the-wire Wild Card chase with the San Francisco Giants, Chicago and San Francisco ended the regular season tied, and thus squared off in a one game playoff at Wrigley Field in which third baseman Gary Gaetti hit the eventual game winning homer.
After a rough start, which included a brawl between Michael Barrett and Carlos Zambrano, the Cubs overcame the Milwaukee Brewers, who had led the division for most of the season, with winning streaks in June and July, coupled with a pair of dramatic, late-inning wins against the Reds, and ultimately clinched the NL Central with a record of 85 – 77.
After winning the 2003 World Series, the Marlins entered 2004 with high hopes and a retooled roster.
After winning the United Kingdom general election, 1979, Margaret Thatcher appointed Keith Joseph, the director of the Hayekian Centre for Policy Studies, as her secretary of state for industry in an effort to redirect parliament's economic strategies.
After performances in the youth and A teams gained him promotion to the reserves, Banks was posted to Germany with the Royal Signals on National service, winning the Rhine Cup with his regimental team.
After winning the Golden Boot at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, Lineker was signed by Barcelona for £ 2, 800, 000.
After the year's previous success, King had Brown sign a new recording contract and in June 1965, released " Papa's Got a Brand New Bag ", which became his breakthrough hit single, becoming his first # 1 single on the R & B chart since " Try Me " and his first Top 10 pop single winning Brown his first Grammy.
After going through a summer filled with mostly ties and losses, a four game winning streak at the end of August helped get them back in the playoff race.
After the massacre and subsequent violence, Gandhi began to focus on winning complete self-government and control of all Indian government institutions, maturing soon into Swaraj or complete individual, spiritual, political independence.
After winning the division again in 1970, the team entered an eight-year dry spell, finishing around the. 500 mark.
After a winning season in 1992, the Twins fell into a years-long stretch of mediocrity, posting a losing record each year for the next eight years: 71 – 91 in 1993, 50 – 63 in 1994, 56 – 88 in 1995, 78 – 84 in 1996, 68 – 94 in 1997, 70 – 92 in 1998, 63 – 97 in 1999 and 69 – 93 in 2000.
After an arduous recovery, Doohan returned to racing for the final two races but could not prevent Yamaha rider Wayne Rainey from winning his third consecutive title ( by 4 points from Doohan ).
After and Super
After defeating the defending Super Bowl champions, the Dallas Cowboys, they advanced to the NFC Championship, but fell 30-13 to the Packers, who went on to win the Super Bowl.
After uneven commercial success in the late 1970s, Bowie had UK number ones with the 1980 single " Ashes to Ashes ", its parent album Scary Monsters ( and Super Creeps ), and " Under Pressure ", a 1981 collaboration with Queen.
After coming within a few plays of Super Bowl XLIV, Minnesota ended the 2010 season with a 6 – 10 record and a last place finish in the NFC North for the first time since 1990.
After advancing to Super Bowl XLII, the team's fourth Super Bowl in seven years, the Patriots were defeated by the Giants to end their bid for a 19 – 0 season.
After two unsuccessful years with Kotite, Hess heavily involved himself in hiring Bill Parcells in hopes to see his team again reach the Super Bowl.
After losing the conference championship in 2001 to the St. Louis Rams, in 2002 to the eventual Super Bowl Champions Tampa Bay Buccaneers and in 2003 to the Carolina Panthers, the Eagles advanced to Super Bowl XXXIX at the end of the 2004 season, where they lost to the New England Patriots, 24 – 21.
After trumpeter Wynton Marsalis performed the national anthem, Bart Starr, Super Bowl MVP of I and II, tossed the coin.
After returning the opening kickoff 17 yards, San Francisco's Amos Lawrence was hit by Bengals linebacker Guy Frazier and fumbled at his own 26-yard line ( the first time in a Super Bowl that a turnover took place on the opening kick ), where John Simmons recovered for Cincinnati.
After recovering the fumble, the 49ers drove for a Super Bowl record 92 yards, scoring on an 10-yard pass from Montana to fullback Earl Cooper, increasing their lead to 14 – 0.
After the 57-day strike, the NFL extended the regular season one weekend ( pushing the end of the regular season back from December 26 to January 2 ), moving back the start of the playoffs and eliminating the week off for the first time since Super Bowl IV.
After leading Washington to two playoff victories, he became the first African-American quarterback to play in a Super Bowl.
After trailing 10-0 at the end of the first quarter of Super Bowl XXII, the Redskins scored 42 unanswered points, including a record-breaking 35 points in the second quarter, and setting several other Super Bowl records.
After appearing in Super Bowl XXI and Super Bowl XXII, the team missed the playoffs with an 8 – 8 record during the previous season.
After Arizona voters rejected the 1990 ballot initiative to create an MLK holiday, the NFL voted to hold Super Bowl XXVII at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California instead of in Arizona.
After forcing the Chargers to punt, the 49ers advanced 79 yards in four plays, with Young rushing for 21 yards and then throwing 51-yard touchdown pass to running back Ricky Watters to give San Francisco a 14-0 lead less than 5 minutes into the first quarter, and setting a Super Bowl record for the fastest " second " touchdown scored by a team.
After taking over the Cowboys in 1989, team owner / general manager Jerry Jones and head coach Jimmy Johnson rebuilt the team into a Super Bowl contender with young talent.
After a many-year long tradition of presenting the Vince Lombardi Trophy to the winning team in its locker room after the game, the NFL instituted an on-the-field presentation ceremony for Super Bowl XXX.
After both teams exchanged punts, Favre threw a Super Bowl record 81-yard touchdown pass to receiver Antonio Freeman, putting the Packers back in the lead, 17-14.
After the game, Favre reflected on his long road to becoming a Super Bowl champion, which included the death of his friend Mark Harvy in a car accident during the season.