1. Rafael Nadal Should Equal Roger Federer's Slam Mark in 2016

    With the 2014 Wimbledon Championships fading into tennis history, the paramount question going forward still appears to be Rafael Nadal's ability to tie or eclipse the all-time Grand Slam mark set by Roger Federer ...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 10 days ago 23,280 reads 79 comments

  2. World Cup: Mexico vs. Netherlands Reveals Flaws in Rules Governing Penalty Kicks

    If you watched the tragedy that was Mexico vs. the Netherlands in the 2014 World Cup round of 16, then you're already well aware that the existing system of awarding penalty kicks is flawed...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 26 days ago 11,067 reads 5 comments

  3. 2014 French Open Final: Forecasting the Weather and the Outcome

    The dream final is upon us, and it could be one for the ages. It's the third installment in three years at Roland Garros of a rivalry that is gaining real traction in terms of historical significance...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 1 month ago 5,260 reads 2 comments

  4. Best Bars in Milwaukee to Watch the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

    Summertime in Milwaukee is a special time, but when it includes the World Cup it's like a slice of heaven on earth...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 1 month ago 2,121 reads 0 comments

  5. "Struggling" Rafael Nadal Cruises into Final at Rome Masters

    Since the start of the European clay court season, almost every shred of media coverage in the world of international tennis has focused on Rafael Nadal's "struggles" on clay in 2014...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 2 months ago 2,065 reads 43 comments

  6. Carlos Gomez Suspension Perpetuates Brawling as MLB Enforcement Method

    Apparently there are certain times when flipping a baseball bat is acceptable and certain times when it is not...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 3 months ago 2,168 reads 2 comments

  7. Rafael Nadal: Rare Loss on Dirt Should Stoke Motivational Fire

    Expect a speedy return of the sneer. Expect a more vicious snarl. That's right, Rafael Nadal will be back, likely with a vengeance...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 3 months ago 2,014 reads 20 comments

  8. Milwaukee Brewers Hit the Ground Running in 2014

    After winning the NL Central Division in 2011, the Milwaukee Brewers and their faithful followers commenced on a steep downward spiral that nearly transformed into a harrowing free fall...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 4 months ago 625 reads 0 comments

  9. Roger Federer Chastises the Same Media Establishment That Built Him Up

    The classic beauty embodied in Roger Federer 's style of tennis mostly speaks for itself. During his peak years, Federer single-handedly drew legions of new fans to the sport because ...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 4 months ago 3,854 reads 16 comments

  10. Milwaukee Brewers: Rickie Weeks Gambit Could Make or Break Season

    Any true fan of the Milwaukee Brewers is likely familiar with the saga of Rickie Weeks . After kicking off 2011 on a tear, the Brewers starting second baseman suffered a high ankle sprain and was lost for a good portion of the regular season...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 4 months ago 2,186 reads 2 comments

  11. Indian Wells 2014: Magical Draw Poised to Showcase Golden Age of Tennis

    The tennis gods recently served up an absolutely thrilling draw for the Masters 1000 tournament that recently kicked off in Indian Wells, California...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 5 months ago 3,924 reads 1 comments

  12. Green Bay Packers: Ted Thompson's Approach May Alienate Mid-Tier Veteran Talent

    The free agency negotiating period in the NFL kicked off on March 8th. The Green Bay Packers must be feeling mighty confident about their ability to draft and develop because ...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 5 months ago 3,819 reads 18 comments

  13. 2013 Heisman: Johnny Manziel's Chances of Repeat Vastly Reduced After Suspension

    Looking at the many Heisman Trophy watch lists across the I nternet , one has to wonder why Johnny Manziel is still on any of them. That assertion may sound like it's being made by someone playing a few cards short of a full deck...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 9 months ago 1,233 reads 6 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox: Are Fans Getting a Fair Shake with Joe Buck as Lead Broadcaster?

    The World Series , like any league's championship playoff round, is a time for fans to bathe in the hype surrounding their favorite team. The 2013 World Series involving the Boston Red Sox and the St...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 9 months ago 8,898 reads 16 comments

  15. 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...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 10 months ago 306 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 11 months ago 2,468 reads 100 comments

  17. 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 11 months ago 3,528 reads 34 comments

  18. 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 11 months ago 6,480 reads 13 comments

  19. 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 11 months ago 3,014 reads 39 comments

  20. 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 12 months ago 9,814 reads 69 comments

  21. 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 1 year ago 1,148 reads 6 comments

  22. 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 1 year ago 1,509 reads 4 comments

  23. 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 1 year ago 1,968 reads 9 comments

  24. 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 1 year ago 1,426 reads 17 comments

  25. 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 1 year ago 636 reads 7 comments