Thank You, Sigi

NOTE: I am going to follow my usual protocol in such situations and just type this once and post it. Trying to go back and make it perfect will be a Sisyphean task since it will never be perfect enough and I’ll just have start over again and again. So this will just be what … Continue reading Thank You, Sigi

MAPFRE’s Future: From a Nightmare to a Dream

Wednesday morning at MAPFRE Stadium, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer, and other Columbus civic leaders announced a plan to convert the Crew’s home for the past two decades into a new project that will serve as the Crew’s training facility, a public soccer complex, a community recreation center, and greenspace parkland. … Continue reading MAPFRE’s Future: From a Nightmare to a Dream

“A Massive Season” Now Available as an eBook!

A mere ten years and five days after the Columbus Crew beat the New York Red Bulls in MLS Cup 2008, and a mere nine years after its initial publication, my first book, A Massive Season, is finally available as an eBook. The eBook version contains everything that's in the print version, but it costs … Continue reading “A Massive Season” Now Available as an eBook!

Anatomy of the Greatest Goal in Crew History

There have been many great and memorable goals in Columbus Crew history. There was Brian McBride’s header-to-himself and volley in the inaugural game in 1996, the Stern John “three seconds to play” goal in 1999, Robert Warzycha’s golden goal free kick in 2000, Marshall over McBride and Guille-to-Frankie in 2008, William Hesmer’s equalizer in Toronto … Continue reading Anatomy of the Greatest Goal in Crew History

Crew Q&A: Kyle Martino on Bringing the Boys Back Home

This Sunday is shaping up to be infinitely more Massive than usual for Crew fans. At 4:30, the Crew face Minnesota United at MAPFRE Stadium with a playoff berth on the line. It's also the first home game since the recent announcement that the Edwards and Haslam families are in serious talks to buy the … Continue reading Crew Q&A: Kyle Martino on Bringing the Boys Back Home

Growing the Legend: Celebrating a Massive #SaveTheCrew Milestone

On the sun-splashed steps of Columbus City Hall on Sunday, October 22, 2017, Morgan Hughes addressed a throng of 2,000 Crew fans who showed up to fight for their team. “If you came here for a funeral, you came to the wrong place,” he told the crowd as he vowed that they would prevail in … Continue reading Growing the Legend: Celebrating a Massive #SaveTheCrew Milestone