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Articles tagged with 'soccer'

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Are American athletes soft?

Published July 22, 2014

The "Big Four" sports leagues in this country are increasingly expanding their brand and their reach, which draws interest and players from around the world. As a result, fewer Americans are finding roster spots (outside of football). Pro golf, tennis and soccer bypassed the U.S. long ago. So, are American athletes soft? Do they not have what it takes anymore to reach the top of their profession?

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Milwaukee embraces Chivas, Swansea

Published July 16, 2014

Chivas de Guadalajara and Swansea City AFC played a soccer friendly at Miller Park Wednesday night, and more than 31,000 fans showed up to show the two international squads that Milwaukee loves its soccer. And the players loved them right back, playing to a spirited 1-1 draw.

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Digital options keep fans updated on World Cup games

Published June 20, 2014

While at the WIAA girls' state soccer championships, what surprised me was the number of people using different digital media to keep track of the World Cup soccer games being played in Brazil.

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Kasem remembered for kind voice, inspiring others

Published June 16, 2014

If you ever have the chance to chat with anyone working in radio, especially on air, then you know of some of the people who were huge influences on the industry. The world lost one of the greats with the passing of Casey Kasem.

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Lakefront Soccerfest: June 15

Published June 10, 2014

Milwaukee Soccer Development Group's Lakefront Soccerfest will be held on June 15 at Veterans Park during the FIFA World Cup. The event is free and open to the public.

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Nomad's World Cup parties kick off Thursday

Published June 9, 2014

The World Cup begins this week, and Milwaukee's ready. And, of course, Nomad World Pub is ready, too. The Nomad, 1401 E. Brady St., has month-long celebration on tap and it begins Thursday, June 12, and doesn't stop until the final match on July 13.

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Milwaukee Wave adds new ownership group

Published April 29, 2014

As a part of recent restructuring efforts headed by Sue Black - which included parting ways with long-time head coach Keith Tozer and joining a new league - the Milwaukee Wave announced today that the ownership group headed by Michael Zimmerman, CEO of The Rock Sports Complex and Zimmerman Ventures has become a partner in the team's ownership.

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Wave commits to new league, gets extension on lease terms

Published March 31, 2014

OnMilwaukee.com has learned that the Milwaukee Wave has been granted an extension until mid-May to decide on whether they will agree to an extension for their lease at the U. S. Cellular Arena while committing to join the Professional Arena Soccer League.

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King to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Published Feb. 4, 2014

The Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association (WYSA) will induct Milwaukee Kickers Soccer Club (MKSC) coach and club clinician Michael King into its Hall of Fame at a ceremony held at Lambeau Field on March 8.

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Wave closes out the year with two home contests

Published Dec. 23, 2013

The Milwaukee Wave, road warriors for the start of the season, will host a pair of home games to close out 2013, beginning with a match against St. Louis on Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. Syracuse then visits the U.S. Cellular Arena to ring in the new year with a match on Dec. 31 at 2 p.m.

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Soccer had me feeling like an American

Published July 30, 2013

As I watched the United States team win a soccer match, I wouldn't have minded having one of those tiny flags that kids put on their bicycles for a parade on the Fourth of July. I'd have waved it. Minimally. But still waving. Soccer. Are you kidding me?