1. Why Aren't NFL Coaches Flagged More Frequently for Penalties?

    Imagine if there were 32 Jim Harbaugh clones simultaneously serving as head coaches in the NFL . A good question for the upcoming Halloween holiday, given how frightening that prospect might seem to many...

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  2. Green Bay Packers Rattle Harbaugh and 49ers During Gritty Season Debut

    The Green Bay Packers opened their 2013 campaign in dramatic fashion by nearly beating the San Francisco 49ers on their home turf at Candlestick Park...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about almost 3 years ago 2,568 reads 100 comments

  3. Rafael Nadal Often Measured Through a Roger Federer-Centric Lens

    The ease with which Rafael Nadal cut through Tommy Robredo and the rest of the players he's faced thus far at the 2013 US Open seems almost unfair...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about almost 3 years ago 3,741 reads 34 comments

  4. Green Bay Packers Will Sign a Veteran Tackle and Other Predictions

    Enjoying an NFL season often depends on setting the right expectations for your team before the regular season kicks off...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about almost 3 years ago 6,549 reads 13 comments

  5. Green Bay Packers: Training Camp Competitions Fail to Inspire

    This article is likely to be about as well received as a call from a telephone marketer on Christmas Day. However, as an objective sports writer who happens to be a l ongtime fan of the Green Bay Packers , I'm compelled to publish it anyway...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 3 years ago 3,063 reads 39 comments

  6. Examining the Green Bay Packers Without the Rose-Colored Glasses

    There's nothing better than Packer hype. Training camp is the universal signal for those that bleed green and gold to start pulling out all their Packer-branded gear for the upcoming season...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 3 years ago 9,943 reads 69 comments

  7. 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 3 years ago 1,225 reads 6 comments

  8. 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 3 years ago 1,635 reads 4 comments

  9. 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 over 3 years ago 2,107 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 over 3 years ago 1,462 reads 17 comments

  11. 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 over 3 years ago 736 reads 7 comments

  12. 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 over 3 years ago 2,153 reads 23 comments

  13. 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 over 3 years ago 1,241 reads 9 comments

  14. 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 over 3 years ago 1,239 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 over 3 years ago 1,111 reads 6 comments

  16. 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 over 3 years ago 1,632 reads 29 comments

  17. 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 over 3 years ago 683 reads 6 comments

  18. 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 over 3 years ago 1,464 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 over 3 years ago 2,199 reads 14 comments

  20. 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 over 3 years ago 2,362 reads 56 comments

  21. 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 over 3 years ago 2,250 reads 69 comments

  22. 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 over 3 years ago 2,567 reads 219 comments

  23. 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 over 3 years ago 1,333 reads 8 comments

  24. 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 over 3 years ago 2,178 reads 3 comments

  25. 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 over 3 years ago 305 reads 21 comments