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06.17.2014 | | Posted at 02:00 PM

The Nomad and surrounding bars pack in a crowd for America's first match

By Nathaniel Scharping
Soccer has had a traditionally low profile in the U.S., but you wouldn’t know it from how fans turned out at area bars to watch Monday’s World Cup game. Whether they were lifelong enthusiasts or just caught up in the excitement of one of the world’s largest sports competitions, Milwaukee’s soccer fan base came out in droves for America’s first match against Ghana. Brady Street was the...
06.11.2014 | | Posted at 04:30 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we dive right into what's been a banner week for Internet outrage. Milwaukee's Nomad Pub has earned widespread criticism from around the web for its plans to host World Cup viewings in an elaborate fake Brazilian "favela"—essentially a slum. We dissect what went wrong with the bar's well-meaning but culturall...
12.02.2010 | | Posted at 10:03 AM
By Nicole
In an announcement a few minutes ago, FIFA, soccer's world governing body, announced that Russia will host the 2018 World Cup and tiny middle eastern nation Qatar beat out the US, among others, to host the 2022 World Cup. Russia was chosen over England and joint bids by Spain-Portugal and Netherlands-Belgium. Qatar beat out the US, Australia, Japan and South Korea. The US was originally going t...
Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Finding the American melting pot through sport

Having been born and raised in Florence, Italy, it seems abnormal to me not to follow football, or what is commonly called “soccer” in the United States. Football is so saturated in Italian culture that I didn’t realize just how much it defined the country’s identity until I moved to the States. The ideal of the “American melting pot” has always...
06.10.2010 | | Posted at 09:29 PM
By Nicole
The World Cup starts tomorrow with a 900 am CST match between host country South Africa and Mexico. That will be followed by Uruguay and France at 130 pm CST Of course, all Americans should be ready to watch the US face England on Saturday at 130 CST on Saturday. Also playing on Saturday are South Korea and Greece at 6 am and Argentina v. Nigeria at 9 am. The Nomad on Brady Street is having a bl...