Archive for the ‘Bill’s Blog’ Category
Since we all have seen you reppin’ the Brewers and Milwaukee, Wisconsin in many of your interviews over the years, I’d like for you to consider the following:
Recently the Sherman Park area of Milwaukee has seen its fair share of unrest regarding a perceived injustice. While crime has escalated, tensions with law enforcement have risen and the outcry from within the community has seemingly fallen on deaf ears. Many within that specific community have had similar complaints regarding oppression as well as a true search for legitimate, hands-on solutions.
During the unrest, businesses were burned and looted along with private property being destroyed.… Read the rest
January 3, 2016; Santa Clara, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) on the bench before the game against the St. Louis Rams at Levi’s Stadium. The 49ers defeated the Rams 19-16. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
Colin Kaepernick has sparked national controversy by his refusal to stand and honor America during the National Anthem before 49ers games. He claims that this is his way of “standing with the oppressed” and he will continue to do so until he sees enough people being held accountable for injustices.
Now some people in Kaepernick’s favor are outraged at the reactions of many.… Read the rest
Tony Romo dropped back to pass and was forced to scramble….the Seahawks Cliff Avril closed on the recently recovered Cowboys QB and after an awkward takedown, Romo lay on the field reaching for his lower back, clearly in pain. While the fans in Seattle cheered for the sack, Dallas fans gasped, face to palm, and muttered…not again.
Meanwhile back in Wisconsin, Packers fans groaned with thoughts of Aaron Rodgers taking the field in a pre-season game. There but for the grace of God goes our quarterback.
My answer to those thoughts….it’s football. The only way to practice football, is to play football.… Read the rest
Not Hogan nor Palmer nor Nicklaus nor Woods have ever done it; carded a 58. No one has ever done it…until now.
Jim Furyk, yesterday, held his ball cap in his hand, smiling and waving joyously to the crowd as he eclipsed history. As I sat and watched the television, I couldn’t help but think, “I’m witnessing greatness.”
While Furyk didn’t win the Travelers Championship, he just shot the best round ever on the PGA Tour and for that he is to be commended.
Sometimes in the world of sports, things just come together and, as a fan, it’s great to see it happen.… Read the rest