Results tagged with 'olympics'
Published June 17, 2016
Locals can experience the thrill of BMX racing on Tuesday, June 21, when Milwaukee BMX @ The Rock Sports Complex in Franklin hosts a free BMX event to celebrate Olympic Day. It's one of 2,000-plus events nationwide celebrating the birth of the modern Olympics.
Published May 2, 2014
The state of Wisconsin has a rich history spanning many sports, with influential power brokers and all-time great athletes. It got us thinking - who's the best of the best? We tell you who we think belongs on the Mount Rushmore of Wisconsin athletes, baseball in Milwaukee and the most influential figures in state sports history. Do you agree?
Published Feb. 25, 2014
The Netherlands speed skating coach Jillert Anema said one of the reasons the U.S. speedskating team did not take a medal in those events was because of our country's obsession with football - a sport no one else in the world cares about. Is he right? And does it matter?
Published Feb. 11, 2014
What gave me so much optimism and hope for ever more thrills in this Olympic Games was that the International Olympic Committee seemed eager to expand the number of events. As could be expected, the IOC left a number of new events out of the Games. In order to help, I've got some suggestions.
Published Feb. 9, 2014
BMW's new advertising spot, "Hello Future," toasts the German automobile company's i8 plug-in concept and models. It also salutes Milwaukee with a prominent placement of the opening of the Burke Brise Soleil at the Milwaukee Art Museum. It's been online for a while and got its broadcast TV debut during the opening ceremonies Friday evening.
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Sunday February 2nd, 2014 – Island Lake, IL
I have wanted to see a Super Bowl in person since I was a kid, and I still do. My reasons are no longer the same, but if I ever get the chance I’ll definitely go. I used to want to go only to see my beloved Green ...
Friday January 20th, 2012 - Gurnee, IL No rest for the wicked. Up and at ’em. I signed myself up for another network meet and greet breakfast this morning, and it started at 7:30 at the Golden Corral in Gurnee, IL. I’ve never been a morning person, even when I worked in mo...
IDOL JUDGES TURN THEIR NOSES UP AT ELLEN? The auditions were very much the same as in years past. Familiar Idol-wannabees are representing year-to-year as always. What's different is not four judges, but which four judges. We know this is Simon's last year. This is Randy's...
When I think about the phrase "not that long ago" I always revert to the summer of 1996. I'm not sure why. It was 13 years ago, but it is a summer I will never forget... forget... forget... get... get... get...
-(Que music) "... it's like 10,000 spoons when all you need is a ...
Wednesday October 1st, 2008 - Lake Villa, ILPretty good effort today. I put in a solid 16 hour work day trying to figure out how to do all the things I’ve let stagnate the past few months. I knew I couldn’t do them all in a day but I did at least get started on a few of them. It felt ...
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