When the rumor (and eventually confirmed news) that Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam were part of the ownership group trying to #SaveTheCrew, I knew I needed to race back from Cleveland to share and document the big night. I celebrated with many of you and interviewed several folks, and I will get to … Continue reading #SaveTheCrew Q &A: Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer
I first met Randy Sims in July of 2005. The Crew had organized a bus trip to Soldier Field for an away game against the Chicago Fire as part of a doubleheader featuring the Beckham/Zidane version of Real Madrid versus Chivas Guadalajara. I decided to make the trip and write about the bus experience. As … Continue reading Randy Sims, Columbus, and the Crew
With his game-winning goal in the 57th minute on Saturday night, Federico Higuain scored his fifth goal of the season. It was yet another milestone in Higuain's distinguished Crew career, as it clinched the sixth season in which he had scored at least five goals and dished out at least five assists. The "double nickel" … Continue reading Mr. Numbers Nerd: Pipa is Crew’s Double-Nickel King
Speaking with Brian McBride for the feature story published earlier today evoked yet another example of what the Columbus Crew means to me. There are so many ways that the Columbus Crew has impacted my life. McBride is central to one of them. After our hour-long conversation ended, my mind inevitably drifted back to July 6, … Continue reading Mom and McBride
Brian McBride is many things, and luckily for Central Ohio, one of them is Columbus Crew legend. Now he’s on the phone to talk about his deep love for the club, the city, and its people.