Thoughts on Unexpectedly Winning a Regional Emmy Award

https://youtu.be/mESrFnWKg80 To say something is a dream come true, one would have to dream it first. On the evening of July 30, 2022, I learned that I (along with producer Melissa Kulwinski and editor Jeff Platz) won a regional Emmy Award for “Sacred Ground”, the video essay I wrote about Historic Crew Stadium on the … Continue reading Thoughts on Unexpectedly Winning a Regional Emmy Award

UPDATE: More Warzycha Free Kicks Unearthed

One of the perils of doing reconstructive research is that you might not catch everything on the first pass. Such research is often iterative, laying the groundwork for other researchers to fill in the gaps. Such is the case with my middle-of-the-night research on Robert Warzycha's unofficial free kick goal totals since the league did … Continue reading UPDATE: More Warzycha Free Kicks Unearthed

Mr. Numbers Nerd: Crew Comebacks from 2-0 on the Road

Hi. This is going to be very to the point as it is already after 1:00am and I have to get up early tomorrow. But Friday's 2-2 #HellisReal draw in Cincinnati after falling behind 2-0 was only the seventh time in club history the Columbus Crew salvaged at least a point when falling behind 2-0 … Continue reading Mr. Numbers Nerd: Crew Comebacks from 2-0 on the Road

Warzycha Knows and Appreciates Zelarayan’s Free Kick Wizardry

The whistle blows for a foul. There’s a deadball opportunity just outside the opposing penalty area, well within shooting range. As you take measure and do your internal calculations, the goalkeeper shouts instructions to the several men comprising the human wall designed to take away half the target. It’s the final minute of stoppage time. … Continue reading Warzycha Knows and Appreciates Zelarayan’s Free Kick Wizardry