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Walt Kiesling

Walter Andrew Kiesling was an American football guard and tackle who spent 36 years as a player and aide with National Football League teams. He was posthumously inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1966 and was named to the NFL 1920s All-Decade Team in 1969. A native of Saint Paul, Kiesling played college football at the University of St. Thomas where he was selected as an all-state player in 1923, 1924, 1925, he played 13 years as a guard and tackle in the NFL with the Duluth Eskimos, Pottsville Maroons, Chicago Cardinals, Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates. He was a first-team All-Pro in 1929, 1930, 1932, a second-team All-Pro in 1931, played for the Packers' 1936 NFL championship team. Kiesling spent 25 years as a coach or aide for NFL teams, including seven years as head coach of the Pittsburgh Pirates/Steelers from 1939 to 1942 and 1954 to 1956, he led the Steelers to their first winning season in 1942. He served as co-coach of the wartime merger teams known as the Steagles in 1943 and Card-Pitt in 1944 and as line coach for the Pirates, Green Bay Packers, Steelers.

He retired from active coaching for health reasons in 1957 but remained an aide to the Steelers coaching staff from 1957 to 1961. Kiesling was born in 1903 in Minnesota, his parents and Barbara Kiesling, were natives of Bohemia who immigrated to the United States in 1890 and 1888, respectively. Kiesling had Edward, his father worked as a cutter in a leather works and in a garment factory. Kiesling attended Cretin High School, a Catholic high school in Saint Paul where he played football as a tackle, he remained in Saint Paul for college. He played football at St. Thomas and was selected as an all-state player for three straight years in 1923, 1924, 1925, he graduated in 1926 with a bachelor of science degree in mathematics. In the fall of 1926, Kiesling joined the Duluth Eskimos of the National Football League, appearing in 11 games as a tackle for a team that featured star backs Ernie Nevers and Johnny Blood, he remained in Duluth for the 1927 season, appearing in six games. Kiesling joined the Pottsville Maroons for the 1927 season.

Kiesling next joined the Chicago Cardinals where he played at the left guard position from 1929 to 1933. During his prime years with the Cardinals, he was recognized as one of the leading linemen in the NFL. In 1929, he started 12 games at left guard and was selected as a first-team All-Pro by Collyer's Eye magazine. In 1930, he appeared in 11 games, nine as a starter, was selected as a first-team All-Pro in 1930 by both Collyer's Eye and the Green Bay Press-Gazette, based on the returns of ballots sent to the league's coaches, club officials, sports writers and officials, In 1931, he started nine games at left guards and was selected as a second-team All-Pro by the United Press, the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Collyer's Eye. In 1932, he started 10 games at left guard and was selected as a first-team All-Pro by the Associated Press. Kiesling was the Cardinals' heaviest player, ranging from 235 to 260 pounds at six feet, three inches, he was reputed to be "excellent on defense and unusually shifty on offense."

He was known as "a smart guard, a sure tackler despite his bulk and adept at rushing a passer."During his NFL career, Kiesling lived in Saint Paul in the off-season, operating a cafe and playing as a pitcher and outfielder for a semi-pro baseball team. He played league baseball in Montana and Canada. In August 1934, George Halas signed Kiesling to a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears. Kiesling appeared in 13 games for the Bears, only five as a starter. In August 1935, Kiesling signed with the Green Bay Packers. At the time of his signing, the Green Bay Press-Gazette wrote: Kiesling is one of the most experienced players in the pro grid game. No one gains through his side of the line consistently... Kiesling never dissipates, trains in the year around, remaining always in top condition. Kiesling appeared in 10 games for the Packers in 1935, he appeared in eight games for the 1936 Green Bay Packers team that won the NFL championship. Kiesling began his coaching career at age 34 during the 1937 season as an assistant coach under Johnny Blood for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

He was a player for the Pirates during the 1937 and 1938 seasons, appearing in a total of 12 games. When Blood resigned as head coach after the team lost the first three games of the 1939 season, team owner Art Rooney hired Kiesling as the team's new head coach. Kiesling led the Pirates to a 1–6–1 record in the final eight games of the 1939 season. Kiesling led the Steelers to a 2–7–2 record during the 1940 season and was replaced by Bert Bell and Aldo Donelli in 1941. Kielsing resumed his role as head coach near the end of the 1941 season, leading the team to a 1–2–1 in the final four games. Kiesling led the 1942 Steelers to a 7–4 record, the first winning season in club history since the team was formed in 1933. Kiesling's 1942 team was led on the field by rookie halfback Bill Dudley who totaled 1,138 yards of total offense and had 576 yards on punt and kickoff returns. Dudley was drafted into Army after the 1942 season. In 1943, with so many players lost to military service, the Steelers were temporarily merged with the Philadelphia Eagles to form the Steagles.

Kiesling and the Eagles' coach Greasy Neale served as co-coaches of the Steagles. The Steagles compiled a 5–4–1 record. In 1944, the Steelers were still lacking players due to the w

The Cancer Empire

The Cancer Empire is the second major label release by Swedish metal band Zonaria and the first to be released on their new label, Century Media Records. It was recorded at Studio Fredman with Fredrik Nordström. Commented singer Simon Berglund: The Cancer Empire refers to a nation that infects the world around it by spreading lies and deceit in order to dominate. For us it has a realistic reflection on the world today. "Slaughter Is Passion" - 4:14 "Praise the Eradication" - 4:05 "Crowning King Cancer" - 5:46 "Contra Mundum" - 4:37 "Termination Process" - 3:32 "At War with the Inferior" - 3:21 "From the Abysmal Womb" - 5:26 "Damnation Dressed in Flesh" - 4:01 "Humanity vs. Sanity" 4:15 "The Icon and the Faceless" 5:55 "Mad World" - 03:48 Simon Berglund - Vocals/Guitar Emil Nyström - Guitar Markus Åkebo - Bass Emanuel "Cebbe" Isaksson - Drums Mastered by Peter In De Betou at Tailor Maid Artwork by Pär Olofsson Official website

International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics

The International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics is an academic conference devoted to applications of group theory to physics. It was founded in 1972 by Aloysio Janner, it hosts a colloquium every two years. The ICGTMP is led by a standing committee, which helps select winners for the two major awards presented at the conference: the Wigner Medal and the Weyl Prize; the Wigner Medal is an award designed "to recognize outstanding contributions to the understanding of physics through Group Theory". The Wigner Medal is administered by The Group Theory and Fundamental Physics Foundation, a publicly supported organization. Donations are tax-deductible as provided pursuant to the provisions of Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code, a federal code of the United States; the award was first presented in 1978 to Eugene Wigner, was first awarded at the Integrative Conference on Group Theory and Mathematical Physics. List of physics awards List of prizes named after people ICGTMP Homepage Wigner Medal Homepage