A Circle with the words Columbus Crew in it and the number 96 with cartoonish man wearing a red suite jacket in front with black hair and devil horns, mustache and goatee
02 November 2017

Columbus Crew SC fans can only wonder. What team was Anthony Precourt rooting for when the Portland Timbers upset the Crew at Mapre Stadium for the 2015 Major League Soccer Cup?

In 2016 he traded star striker...

Round circle with mostly black background words Columbus Crew SC around the edges and in the middle a yellow checkered and striped symbol with a 96 on it
31 October 2017

My family moved to Columbus in 1994 so my mom could pursue her doctorate, carried to Ohio in a swarm of uncertainty. I was five. I knew nothing of the city that would come to shape my identity in fundamental ways, and up until...

Football player running with the ball in his arm in brown and orange uniform
31 May 2017

A gay football player. Even today it seems to be something very rare in the game.

Growing up, football was always my outlet to get out whatever I had built up inside me. When those pads came on, I felt at home. I started playing...

Poster with photo of Native American on left side and big cartoony smily Indian face that is Chief Wahoo the mascot of the Cleveland Indians
05 April 2017

 My first recollection of  attending a Major League baseball game was seeing the great Mickey Mantle and the legendary New York Yankees play the Indians at the cavernous Cleveland Municipal Stadium.

Pitcher throwing a pitch with long hair flying
03 April 2017

These are boom times for the Columbus Clippers. Our hometown heroes are riding a wave of success that includes three straight International League West Division finishes and a Governor's Cup title in 2015. But as the cream of Cleveland'...

Very young blonde girl looking tough holding a sword
23 February 2017

When Tierna Oxenreider of Reynoldsburg told her parents she wanted to take up a sport that allowed her to use a sword, her parents let her chase her dreams like any loving mom and dad would do.

And while they were surprised their...


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