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Articles tagged with 'soccer'

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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.

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Women's World Cup broadcaster hails from Wisconsin

Published July 6, 2015

If you watched any of the coverage leading up to the U.S. women's team victory over Japan on Sunday night, then you watched some of the finest TV journalism in the sports world courtesy of Fox Sports. A part of that team, analyst Kyndra de St. Aubin, has a Milwaukee connection.

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USA vs. Germany tonight feels like Women's World Cup final

Published June 30, 2015

The No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams in the world, Germany and the United States, will meet tonight for a berth in the final of the Women's World Cup. Both teams were favored to win the tournament before it started and the game feels like it should be the final.

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American women look for offense in knockout round against Colombia

Published June 22, 2015

The American women have long dominated soccer with a blistering offensive attack game. But that offense has been missing thus far in the World Cup and the women will try to find it in the knockout round, beginning tonight against Colombia

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Group hosts meeting to unify soccer fans, bring a pro team to Milwaukee

Published June 9, 2015

On Wednesday, June 10, the Milwaukee Barons and The Milwaukee Soccer Development Group will host its first meeting at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall of Best Place, 901 W. Juneau Ave. The purpose is to unify fans behind getting a professional soccer team and to show city officials, sports fans and investors that Milwaukee is ready for one.

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Women's World Cup kicks in at just the right time

Published June 6, 2015

The world of soccer has been rocked with corruption allegations and charges. The Women's World Cup could not have kicked in at a better time and the United States team opens its efforts Monday night.

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5 spectator sporting events Milwaukee needs

Published May 27, 2015

Milwaukee has a lot of spectator sports for a city its size, but that doesn't mean things couldn't be better. Here are five sports events that would add a lot to the landscape.