Hell is Real Preview: Facts About Our New Rival

Saturday at MAPFRE Stadium marks the first Hell is Real match in MLS play between the Columbus Crew and FC Cincinnati. The rivalry derives its sobriquet from the ominous billboard on I-71 asserting the veracity of unspeakable eternal punishment. It’s worth noting that the sign is situated such that it faces the people driving away … Continue reading Hell is Real Preview: Facts About Our New Rival

25 Years Ago Tonight, the Cleveland Crunch Delivered My First Fan Championship

It's hard to believe it has been 25 years since the Cleveland Crunch delivered my very first taste of a pro sports championship. The Crunch are a defunct indoor soccer team that played in the National Professional Soccer League. In between the demise of the North American Soccer League in the early 1980s and the … Continue reading 25 Years Ago Tonight, the Cleveland Crunch Delivered My First Fan Championship