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The Daily Kick: July 18, 2012

Stars fall to Strikers 2-1 in front of large USA CUP audience

07/18/2012, 10:30pm CDT
By Alex Haueter

Luck wasn’t with Minnesota Stars FC Wednesday night as they fell 2-1 to the counter attack-minded Fort Lauderdale Strikers in front of 4,034 fans at NSC Stadium. The crowd was bolstered by a large group of Schwan’s USA CUP players and fans who took advantage of discounted tickets to see Minnesota’s pro soccer team renew their NASL championship rivalry with the Strikers from a year ago.

Information on the go: welcome to the new USA CUP mobile app

07/18/2012, 3:05pm CDT
By Madeline Greene

As the tournament expands and the world of social media expands, Schwan’s USA CUP, presented by PUMA, continues to grow with the times. This year, the tournament added a new mobile application in partnership with Tiny Mission, a small Minnesota company focusing on personal service and custom solutions for their customers.

Keliix Intra, a local club that embraces USA CUP every year

07/18/2012, 2:59pm CDT
By Madeline Greene

While teams from all over the world make their way to Blaine, Minnesota for Schwan’s USA CUP, presented by PUMA, there are also local Twin Cities teams who have embraced the USA CUP experience.

Sipping from the CUP

07/18/2012, 2:55pm CDT
By Media Staff

"Sipping from the CUP" is the new daily news column in The Daily Kick. Each day during Schwan's USA CUP, we'll be using this column to feature short news items, humorous things seen on the campus, and even some gossip! Read and enjoy.  

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