12 tips to look and sound like a real golfer
Over the years I've learned several things about the game, not the least of which is how to look and sound like you really know what the game is about. The look may be ruined once you actually swing at a ball, but you can sound like a serious player all the time. Read on for 12 tips to look and sound like a player.
Erin Hills is great golf theater
It's rare that you can tee it up on a golf course and say, wow, "this will look great on television" and have it not affect your enjoyment of the game. Erin Hills has that. And, even without cameras following you around, you can enjoy the grand stage the course provides.
Diener returns to Marquette as member of coaching staff
Travis Diener, a Wisconsin's favorite sons and a key member of the 2003 Final Four team at Marquette University has returned to his alma mater to help first-year head coach Steve Wojciechowski as the team's director of player personnel.
Green Bay Chill debut in Milwaukee canceled
The Green Bay Chill of the Legends Football League (formerly the Lingerie Football League) was scheduled to host its home opener on Saturday at 8 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Arena. That game has been canceled.
Bucks hold draft party at Summerfest
The Milwaukee Bucks invite fans to attend the "World's Largest Draft Party (WLDP)" on Thursday, June 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Summerfest. The event is in conjunction with the 2014 NBA Draft - scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.
Kickers host World Cup viewing party
The Milwaukee Kickers Soccer Club is hosting a free, open to the public World Cup Viewing Party for all soccer fans regardless of soccer club affiliation on Sunday, June 22 at Uihlein Soccer Park from 4 to 8 p.m.
Train like a Milwaukee Brewers prospect, part 2
In this installment, Lindsay Garric gets to the specific details included in the daily training regime of a professional baseball player prepping to one day play at Miller Park.
Buell carves new roads in Wisconsin motorsports landscape
With AMA Pro motorcycle racing coming to Road America in Elkhart Lake this weekend, it seems like perfect timing to write about Wisconsin motorsports legend Erik Buell and his latest ventures both on and off the racetrack.
Sports needs its clown princes
The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers are playing in Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals tonight, and all eyes are on Pacers guard Lance Stephenson, and it has little to do with basketball. He's had some fun (the horror!) and been admonished for it. Sometimes, we need to not worry so much and enjoy it.
Wave names former player as new head coach
The Milwaukee Wave hired former player Giuliano Oliviero as its new head coach, the team announced today. Another former player, goalkeeper Nick Vorberg, was added to the staff as an assistant.
Train like a prospective Milwaukee Brewer, part 1
This is the first in minimum two-part series that will give you access into how an athlete, like a prospective Milwaukee Brewer stays strong and healthy during a rigorous schedule that often demands just one day off per month.
New Bucks owners release statement on importance of upcoming draft
New Milwaukee Bucks owners Marc Lasry and Wes Edens sent out a letter to fans and supporters of the organization on Wednesday afternoon, marking the occasion of their first participation as owners (the NBA Draft Lottery) and what it means for the organization going forward.
2015 PGA Championship volunteer opportunities remain
There is still time to volunteer for the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, and individuals who volunteer for the PGA Championship and complete all assigned and required shifts will earn the unique opportunity to register as a volunteer for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits prior to the general public.
Wave joins another new league
The teams which had previously played in the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) - which included the Milwaukee Wave - and the Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL) have combined to form the Major Arena Soccer League.
Wisconsin PGA schedule in full swing
The Wisconsin PGA schedule is now in full swing, and its tournament slate will offer a great variety of competitions for both WPGA professionals and amateurs.
Yankees fan has a fever for more Brewers baseball
So I've got the fever and it's not more cowbell, but Brewers baseball! I can't wait to see how the season unfolds for them. And yes, when the Yankees aren't in town, I am a Brewers fan.
Kohl pens letter to Bucks fans
On the day that he relinquished ownership of the Milwaukee Bucks, Herb Kohl sent out a letter to the fans.
NBA Draft Combine proves a unique experience
The NBA Draft Combine was an odd thing to watch from the outside, knowing many of these players may never play in the league, or have a long career. On the other hand, you never know which one might be an all-star, or a Hall of Famer. It made for an interesting experience.
NBA votes to approve sale of Bucks
The sale of the Milwaukee Bucks from Herb Kohl to two New York hedge fund managers is now only a few small steps from completion after a committee of the NBA Board of Governors approves the transfer today. The official closing of the deal is scheduled for Friday, however.
Why the Brewers are so good
Back in January, I tweeted my angst about the Brewers' offseason. I wondered if the 2014 team would be an improvement from the 2013 squad. That skepticism led to a long and detailed email from Joe Robinson, a senior account executive in ticket sales with the Brewers. Turns out, he was right.
Bucks hold NBA Lottery viewing party
When the lottery balls start bouncing on May 20, fans are invited to join the Bucks for a Draft Lottery Viewing Party and Happy Hour at Evolution Milwaukee, located at 233 E. Chicago St., from 5 to 8 p.m. to celebrate this next step into the team's future.
How the Brewers were built
OnMilwaukee.com took a look at how exactly the Milwaukee Brewers have managed to become one of the National League's most successful franchises since 2007. Included in this three-part series on "Building the Brewers" we take a look at how the club has managed the bottom line with smart spending, how difficult it really is to develop young players at the major league level and finally, how a change in the evaluation of pitching allows the franchise to take risks.
Stand up, damn it!
Watching the Brewers on TV the other day I saw a guy standing next to the woman singing "God Bless America" (more on that later) with his hat on while eating french fries. Really? If it is the national anthem, you SHOULD stand up. As for "God Bless America," will it really kill you to show some respect?
Rain doesn't stop hopeful Riverwest24 riders
Despite the rain and chilly temperatures, hundreds of people showed up at Garden Park on Locust Street hours in advance to sign up for the seventh annual Riverwest 24, a 24-hour bike race that draws thousands of people from around the country to the Riverwest neighborhood.
Iron Horse Hotel, Potawatomi Bingo Casino set Kentucky Derby viewing parties
The 140th running of the Kentucky Derby is on Saturday, and The Iron Horse Hotel and Potawatomi Bingo Casino have set up viewing parties for those looking to wear fancy hats, watch horses and sip mint juleps.