Q & A: Pete McGinty, Author of “Accidental Heroes”

In advance of the publication of his first book, Accidental Heroes: The Grassroots Movement That Helped Save the Columbus Crew, I spoke in-depth with author Pete McGinty about the project. In addition to this conversation, you can also read my review of the book itself by clicking HERE. Many Crew fans may not be familiar … Continue reading Q & A: Pete McGinty, Author of “Accidental Heroes”

Book Review: “Accidental Heroes” by Pete McGinty

The number of stories to be told about the callous, queso-fueled quest to steal the Columbus Crew away to Austin TX could fill a library. We now have a worthy first entry in the catalog: Pete McGinty’s Accidental Heroes: The Grassroots Movement That Helped Save the Columbus Crew. Rather than dwell on the treacherous machinations … Continue reading Book Review: “Accidental Heroes” by Pete McGinty

Crew and Indians: Something From Nothing

In this surreal sports summer, which, among other things, has featured Columbus Blue Jackets playoff games in August, there has been an uncanny convergence with my two traditional summer sports teams. Both the Columbus Crew and Cleveland Indians sit in first place with the best defenses in their respective leagues. For the Crew and the … Continue reading Crew and Indians: Something From Nothing

Crew Q&A: Duncan Oughton on Dwight Burgess

Following Monday's announcement that Dwight Burgess is stepping out of the broadcast booth after 24 seasons, I wrote this piece about The Voice of the Crew. On Wednesday, I also caught up with one of his former broadcast partners, former Crew midfielder Duncan Oughton, to chat about his experiences with Dwight. As always, it was … Continue reading Crew Q&A: Duncan Oughton on Dwight Burgess

Loathe-apalooza: Ohio’s Perfect Storm of Rivalry Football

This weekend is a perfect storm of Ohio football rivalries. On Saturday, the Ohio State Buckeyes head north to face the Michigan Wolverines. On Sunday, the Cleveland Browns head east to battle the the Pittsburgh Steelers. Also on Sunday, the Cincinnati Bengals will futilely engage their longstanding nemesis-- the game of football. Setting aside the … Continue reading Loathe-apalooza: Ohio’s Perfect Storm of Rivalry Football

Table of Contents for “A Massive Collection, Vol. 1”

As announced last week, my new book A Massive Collection, Volume 1 is currently available for an exclusive pre-sale through the Nordecke. The pre-sale ends at 11:59 pm on Thursday, October 24. The book will be available via online retailers the week of Thanksgiving, but if you want the book before the street date and … Continue reading Table of Contents for “A Massive Collection, Vol. 1”