Results tagged with 'tennis'
Published Sept. 15, 2015
There is no way, nor will there ever be a way, to deny the amazing athletic brilliance and dominance of Serena Williams, maybe the greatest women's tennis player ever. But having said that, there are chinks in her tennis game and, perhaps more telling, chinks in her mental makeup and her public performance.
Published July 3, 2015
Sports can bring joy and jubilation and it's about the best feeling in the world. But the flip side of that coin is the sadness that comes in the world of sports. Here's seven things that make me sad and I just hope someday I can recover.
Published May 27, 2015
Milwaukee has a lot of spectator sports for a city its size, but that doesn't mean things couldn't be better. Here are five sports events that would add a lot to the landscape.
Published May 26, 2015
Being a top flight athlete requires a lot of different stuff. But certain sports place a premium on certain skills or traits. This article matches up qualities of athletes with the sport where it matters most.
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.
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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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