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

Dueling 61s: A Look at Warzycha & Higuian

On Saturday night, Federico Higuain tied Robert Warzycha's Columbus Crew record for career assists in league play, so in addition to the story I wrote, I thought it would be fun to jointly celebrate the two Crew legends by looking at their shared record while it is still shared.First, some basics.¬†WARZYCHAHIGUAINAssists6161First assist9/22/1996 at TB(Paul Caligiuri)¬†8/19/2012 … Continue reading Dueling 61s: A Look at Warzycha & Higuian

Mr. Numbers Nerd: Pipa is Crew’s Double-Nickel King

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