Results tagged with 'tennis'
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.
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?
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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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