1. Milwaukee Brewers Fall into Abyss of Irrelevance

    Oh, how the mighty have fallen. In 2011, the Milwaukee Brewers were riding franchise highs behind the powerful bats of their two legitimate MVP candidates— Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about almost 2 years ago 1,221 reads 6 comments

  2. Le Pew! ESPN's Coverage of the 2013 French Open Falls Flat

    With the onset of the second major tournament of the 2013 tennis season, it almost feels like the sport is coming into full bloom, much like the plants and fauna surrounding those fans living in the Northern Hemisphere...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about almost 2 years ago 1,615 reads 4 comments

  3. Rickie Weeks Not the Type of Anchor Milwaukee Brewers Were Hoping for

    When the Milwaukee Brewers signed their surging second baseman Rickie Weeks to a long-term contract extension in 2011, they were hoping the young player would help anchor their infield for years to come...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about almost 2 years ago 2,093 reads 9 comments

  4. Did the Brewers Get Outplayed by the Cardinals, or Outmanaged Too?

    Currently sitting at 14-16 and a lowly fourth in the National League Central Division, the euphoria of the Brewers ' recent nine-game winning streak feels about as far off as Timbuktu...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about almost 2 years ago 1,459 reads 17 comments

  5. Brewers Update: Time to Drop Rickie Weeks to Backend of Lineup

    The Milwaukee Brewers lost their third straight game to the St. Louis Cardinals and fourth straight at home today...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about almost 2 years ago 711 reads 7 comments

  6. Packers Need Improvement at Safety to Contend for Super Bowl

    The Green Bay Packers just completed what looks to be another excellent draft. And if you watched their playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers this past January then you know the Packers definitely needed some help for the upcoming season...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about almost 2 years ago 2,144 reads 23 comments

  7. Brewers' Rickie Weeks Mired Again in Early Season Slump

    It's unlikely there's another person on earth more thankful for the Milwaukee Brewers ' recent winning streak than Rickie Weeks . While finding his way to a lowly ...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about almost 2 years ago 1,233 reads 9 comments

  8. Milwaukee's Jim Henderson Shuts Down All Competition

    On Sunday afternoon against the Chicago Cubs, Jim Henderson stepped onto the mound in the ninth inning and did what he does best—shutting down the opposition and ensuring the Brewers finish a close game with a win...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about almost 2 years ago 1,232 reads 0 comments

  9. Milwaukee Brewers Galvanized by Adversity and Adjustments

    The Milwaukee Brewers are still riding high after an improbable momentum shift in St. Louis last weekend...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 1,107 reads 6 comments

  10. Brewers Update: Disappointment Shifts from Axford to Roenicke

    Snow is white, and the ocean is blue—seemingly obvious assertions. However, one can apparently never assume that what seems obvious to many is so easily accepted by all...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 1,631 reads 29 comments

  11. Dull Axe: Brewers Need Sharper Approach to Closing

    Sometimes it doesn 't take long for the excitement of a new baseball season to get derailed by an ugly collision with reality. In the case of the Milwaukee Brewers and their fans, it took about five seconds...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 679 reads 6 comments

  12. Cardinals Reveal True Feelings on Lohse Through Extension of Wainwright

    You don't win 11 World Series championships by stumbling upon them blindly. The St. Louis Cardinals , with the second-most World Series titles in the history of baseball, have almost always been a shrewdly run organization...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 1,460 reads 0 comments

  13. Kyle Lohse a Good First Step, Brewers Should Consider Another

    The Milwaukee Brewers significantly improved their 2013 roster with the announcement that Kyle Lohse had agreed to terms with the team, according to Adam McCalvy of MLB.com ...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 2,186 reads 14 comments

  14. Desert Storm: Nadal Emerges with Title and 600th Win

    Two humble, soft-spoken players of the men's tour entered the stadium at Indian Wells this afternoon to contest the title...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 2,358 reads 56 comments

  15. Nadal Tops Berdych, Will Face Del Potro in Surprising Indian Wells Final

    With sweat streaming down his face under the hot desert sun, Rafael Nadal served himself into the finals at the BNP Paribas Open...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 2,217 reads 69 comments

  16. Quarterfinal Win Provides Answers for Nadal, Questions for Federer

    Plagued throughout his career with chronic knee issues, Rafael Nadal has often suffered in pursuit of his dream to play world-class tennis...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 2,558 reads 219 comments

  17. Federer and Nadal Renew 'Big Tennis' Rivalry at Indian Wells

    Big Tennis . That's what the sport of tennis translates to in the Russian language. Bolshoi Tennis. The Russians may have invented the unique phrasing, but it was Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who gave it new meaning...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 1,264 reads 8 comments

  18. Bittersweet Feeling for Brew Crew After Latest Round in WBC

    This past weekend was an exciting one for any fan of baseball. With the simultaneous exhibition of preseason baseball and the World Baseball Classic ( WBC ), there was no dearth of games, stats and news for fans to dive into...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 2,173 reads 3 comments

  19. King of Clay Holds Court in Mexico

    Acapulco, Mexico isn't typically associated with significant events in tennis history. Consider that axiom amended. Rafael Nadal , hot on the comeback trail, put Acapulco on the map after his impressive display in the final of the Mexican Open...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 303 reads 21 comments

  20. Brewers May Face Dilemma with Rickie Weeks in 2013

    One of the lasting and painful memories from the Milwaukee Brewers 2012 campaign is the image of Rickie Weeks trudging back to the dugout after a strikeout...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 3,704 reads 24 comments

  21. 2013 French Open: Burning Questions En Route to Paris

    Images of Rafael Nadal scampering across red-colored dirt in South America over the last couple weeks has brought the 2013 French Open into focus a lot earlier than usual this year...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 1,891 reads 19 comments

  22. Forget Calendar Slam, 'Surface Slam' Almost as Rare

    The holy grail of professional tennis is, without question, the calendar Grand Slam. In this sport, a calendar Grand Slam is achieved when a player wins four consecutive Grand Slam events in the same calendar year...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 3,212 reads 21 comments

  23. Chilly in Switzerland: Roger Federer and the Davis Cup Team

    Switzerland's recent loss to the Czech Republic in the first round of Davis Cup competition has kicked off some of the old tunes from that broken record we've all heard in the past...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 4,461 reads 55 comments

  24. US Men's National Team Makes a Statement in Honduras: Bring Back Landon Donovan!

    It's not time to panic. It's not time to start scrambling for a refund on your trip to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup. No, this is the time for Jurgen Klinsmann to calmly pack his bags...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 718 reads 0 comments

  25. Lance Armstrong's Confession Kicks off New Race, the Backpedal

    Here we go. Another article about Lance Armstrong . Seems about as original as those cola knock-offs one sees in the beverage aisle adjacent to Coca-Cola and Pepsi that go for about $0...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 years ago 2,047 reads 2 comments