Results tagged with 'tennis'
Published Jan. 20, 2015
Finding the right words for what happened to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday is a challenging task, and I was struggling with it. Enter Brent Hazelton, the Associate Artistic Director of the Milwaukee Rep. He had a Facebook post that captures just about everything I was feeling. I am pleased to share it with you here.
Published July 22, 2014
The "Big Four" sports leagues in this country are increasingly expanding their brand and their reach, which draws interest and players from around the world. As a result, fewer Americans are finding roster spots (outside of football). Pro golf, tennis and soccer bypassed the U.S. long ago. So, are American athletes soft? Do they not have what it takes anymore to reach the top of their profession?
Published Aug. 27, 2013
WZTI-AM 1290 Martini Radio, the station known for songs of yesteryear and today with velvet voices and jazz influences, is adding a couple of local hosts to its weekday lineup. Starting this week, Carol Vonn and Terry Love will be on the air.
Published July 2, 2013
In tennis, there is only one American is in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) top 20. There are five Americans in the top 15 of the World Golf Rankings, but non-Americans keep winning major tournaments way out of proportion to their numbers. What's happening to Americans in individual sports?
Published Feb. 26, 2013
It was one heck of a weekend for women in sports as the Daytona 500 and UFC had history-making performances by women. But, the fight between Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche pandered to our basest beliefs and was exploitative.
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The year was 1994. I was 34 years old and my career as a professional soccer player was winding down. The front office of the Milwaukee Rampage had received a call specifically asking for me and if I would do some volunteer work for the Special Olympics high school track meet. I was more than hap...
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