soccer http://wwno.org en Where To Watch The 2014 World Cup In New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/where-watch-2014-world-cup-new-orleans <p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:56:22 +0000 Jesse Hardman 62336 at http://wwno.org WWNO World Cup Postcard #4: Churra's Brazilian Grill http://wwno.org/post/wwno-world-cup-postcard-4-churras-brazilian-grill-3 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our </span><a href="http://wwno.org/post/where-watch-2014-world-cup-new-orleans" style="line-height: 1.5;">local World Cup coverage</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> continues with a trip to </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Churras-Brazilian-Grill/244835715621267" style="line-height: 1.5;">Churra's Brazilian Grill</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a restaurant and grocery in Kenner. In addition to offering authentic Brazilian cuisine, </span>Churra's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is presenting all 2014 World Cup games on three screens, giving the community a place to cheer on their favorites in the tournament.</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:20:51 +0000 Joe Shriner 63158 at http://wwno.org WWNO World Cup Postcard #3: Casa Honduras http://wwno.org/post/wwno-world-cup-postcard-3-casa-honduras <p>Our <a href="http://wwno.org/post/where-watch-2014-world-cup-new-orleans">local World Cup coverage</a> continues with a visit to <a href="http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/57/1800629/restaurant/New-Orleans-East/Casa-Honduras-New-Orleans">Casa Honduras</a>, an authentic spot that serves up the best of Honduran cuisine.</p><p>I watched the Honduras vs. Ecuador&nbsp;game with proprietor José Alvarado, who opened his restaurant right off of Hwy. 10 and Crowder Blvd. in New Orleans East about a year ago after moving from Los Angeles.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 14:42:38 +0000 Jesse Hardman 63010 at http://wwno.org WWNO World Cup Postcard #2: Río Mar http://wwno.org/post/wwno-world-cup-postcard-2-r-o-mar <p></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 01:26:04 +0000 Jesse Hardman 62606 at http://wwno.org WWNO World Cup Postcard #1: Rusty Nail Bar http://wwno.org/post/wwno-world-cup-postcard-1-rusty-nail-bar <p>As part of our <a href="http://wwno.org/post/where-watch-2014-world-cup-new-orleans">local World Cup coverage</a>, we'll be sharing periodic audio postcards from events around the city. Postcard #1 comes by way of the local Holland consulate, who we joined Friday to watch their beloved <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/samstryker/things-you-need-to-know-about-the-netherlands-world-cup-t">Oranje</a>.</p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 01:11:02 +0000 Jesse Hardman & Kate Richardson 62468 at http://wwno.org English Soccer's John Terry Found Not Guilty Of Racial Abuse http://wwno.org/post/british-soccers-john-terry-found-not-guilty-racial-abuse A "not guilty" verdict has been handed down in a case that has been front-page news for months in Great Britain:<p><a href="http://www.premierleague.com/en-gb/players/profile.overview.html/john-terry" target="_blank">John Terry</a>, former captain of England's national soccer team and captain of the English Premier League's Chelsea Football Club, "has been cleared of racially abusing fellow footballer Anton Ferdinand," <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-18827915" target="_blank">the BBC writes</a>.<p><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/jul/13/john-terry-cleared-a Fri, 13 Jul 2012 14:25:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 15669 at http://wwno.org Manchester United Hopes To Score With Its IPO http://wwno.org/post/manchester-united-hopes-score-its-ipo Manchester United is the most famous soccer team in the United Kingdom, and one of the world's most popular sports teams. Now its owners are hoping the team's popularity will translate into big bucks. They're planning to sell Manchester United stock on the New York Stock Exchange. Roger Blitz, of the Financial Times, talks to Renee Montagne about the team's IPO. Wed, 11 Jul 2012 08:45:00 +0000 editor 15494 at http://wwno.org Foul Play At Euro 2012 From Racist Fans http://wwno.org/post/foul-play-euro-2012-racist-fans Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>Switching gears now to a subject that also inspires passion around the world, the finals are set at Euro 2012. That's Europe's big national team soccer tournament. It's being held in Ukraine and Poland this year. Italy got into the final, thanks to two goals from the striker, Mario Balotelli.<p>But it was not just Balotelli's brilliant play that was the subject of headlines. Fri, 29 Jun 2012 15:56:00 +0000 Michel Martin 14859 at http://wwno.org