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Articles tagged with 'soccer'

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Milwaukee Cup more than a rivalry game for Marquette, UWM; it's a classic derby

Published Sept. 14, 2016

Take everything that's great about a sports rivalry - geographic proximity, history between the teams, regularity of the competition, passion and provincialism and resentment of the fans - and then intensify and concentrate it. That's the Milwaukee Cup between Marquette and UWM. It's tonight.

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High-scoring Torrent clinch conference championship in inaugural season

Published July 9, 2016

As Milwaukee was putting the finishing touches on its 5-0 victory over LC Aris FC on Saturday - a win that clinched the NPSL Midwest Central Conference championship in the squad's inaugural season - an enthusiastic supporter in the Uihlein Soccer Park stands yelled out, "The Torrent score more than the Brewers!"

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Torrent partners with Too Much Metal, adds 414 patch to team jerseys

Published June 21, 2016

The Milwaukee Torrent soccer team has added the 414 area code to the left sleeve of its home and away jerseys. The Torrent has also teamed up with local Milwaukee's Too Much Metal For One Hand in order to add more merchandise and designs to the team store.

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Despite heat on and off field, Torrent dominate TwinStars in home opener

Published June 12, 2016

On a sweltering Saturday at Uihlein Soccer Park, the Torrent blazed past the TwinStars in the home opener of its inaugural season. With the temperature in the 90s and tempers flaring due to an ugly off-field incident, the Torrent dominated in the second half for a 5-0 win.

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Nomad kicks off summer with new biergarten

Published June 9, 2016

After two years and several renditions of building designs, Nomad World Pub owner Mike Eitel finally unveiled a "temporary" biergarten for the summer of 2016.

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Revelations about chess and soccer explain "The Beautiful Game"

Published Oct. 13, 2015

Soccer is called "the beautiful game" by the millions of fans who follow it like a religion, both in America and around the world.I've never understood the phrase until Saturday night when a remarkable confluence of events gave me a kind of clarity about soccer I never had before.