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

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”

Crew Groundbreaking II: Scenes From the Sequel

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, the Columbus Crew broke ground. Again. The team of firsts became the first MLS club to commence construction of a second soccer-specific stadium, replacing the pioneering erector set known as MAPFRE Stadium with a modern marvel that will serve as a capstone to Columbus’ thriving Arena District. A six-foot mound … Continue reading Crew Groundbreaking II: Scenes From the Sequel

BOOK PRE-ORDER: “A Massive Collection, Volume 1”

I am thrilled to announce that my new book A Massive Collection, Volume 1 is currently available for an exclusive pre-sale via the Nordecke. The pre-sale runs now through 11:59pm on October 24, 2019. In furtherance of supporting not only the Columbus Crew on the field, but also the Columbus community off it, the Nordecke … Continue reading BOOK PRE-ORDER: “A Massive Collection, Volume 1”