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Columbus Dispatch Feb 7, 2016

Crew | Additions bring playoff experience

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};It took seven minutes, one gaffe by a goalkeeper and one blown call by an assistant referee for Crew SC to allow two goals in an MLS Cup final it eventually lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers on Dec. 6.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 5, 2016

Soccer | Crew announces that Saravia will join Guatemalan national team

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC announced that rookie Rodrigo Saravia will join the Guatemalan national team in advance of a friendly against Honduras on Wednesday. The call-up to his national team, the second of Saravia’s career, capped a whirlwind two days for the 22-year-old midfielder.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 4, 2016

Soccer | Crew acquires forward Ola Kamara

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC announced today that it has acquired forward Ola Kamara, a 26-year-old Norwegian who totaled 74 goals in several professional seasons in Europe.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 4, 2016

Soccer | Egyptian defender loaned to Crew

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC announced that it has secured a loan deal with Real Betis for Egyptian defender Amro Tarek for the 2016 Major League Soccer season. The deal had been reported on the Spanish team’s website on Monday.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 2, 2016

Soccer | Crew: Berhalter keeps camp at deliberate pace

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};By the time it plays its first exhibition game, Crew SC will have been in training camp for 25 days — and coach Gregg Berhalter is fine with that. He is never in a hurry until the games start counting.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 31, 2016

Crew | Kamara in camp, still in contract talks

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC forward Kei Kamara has found his way to preseason training camp, but he is still in search of a new contract.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 27, 2016

Soccer | Crew: Kamara reports to camp

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC forward Kei Kamara, who reportedly is in a contract dispute with the team, today reported to preseason camp in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 26, 2016

Michael Arace commentary | Crew owes Kamara a big raise

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Kei Kamara was Crew SC’s leading scorer and a finalist for Major League Soccer MVP in 2015, when he turned into one of the league’s most underpaid players. How will he use his newfound leverage? That is the question of the day.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 26, 2016

Soccer | Crew signs forward Conor Casey

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC has added some much-needed depth at the forward position with the signing of 34-year-old Conor Casey. A nine-year Major League Soccer veteran, Casey has scored 71 goals while playing for Toronto, Colorado and most recently Philadelphia.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 26, 2016

Soccer | Report: Crew's Kamara not in camp because of contract dispute

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Attacker Kei Kamara, who tied for the most goals in Major League Soccer last season during Crew SC’s run to the MLS Cup Final, is in a contract dispute with the team and has yet to report for training camp, the "Washington Post" reported on Monday night.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 23, 2016

Michael Arace commentary: Clark, Crew are ready to move on from MLS Cup loss

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};LEWIS CENTER, Ohio — Twenty-seven seconds into the 2015 MLS Cup final, Diego Valeri of the Portland Timbers stole the ball from Crew SC goalkeeper Steve Clark and scored into a gaping net. Valeri did both of these things, the steal and the shot, with one sliding tackle — which is something almost unimaginable given the time, place and circumstances. Sepp Blatter could not rig this.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 22, 2016

Crew SC sign midfielder Emil Larsen

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC today announced the signing of attacking midfielder Emil Larsen, a 24-year-old Dane who totaled 17 goals and 13 assists in 114 appearances over three-and-a-half seasons with Danish Superliga club Odense Boldklub.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 22, 2016

Soccer | Sounders sign player to homegrown contract

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};SEATTLE — It took a trip to Europe for Jordan Morris to reaffirm his desire to start his professional career in the U.S.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 19, 2016

MSL | Crew takes forward with third-round SuperDraft pick

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC selected a forward with its third-round pick and two Ohio State players also were taken as Major League Soccer wrapped up its SuperDraft with rounds three and four taking place via conference call today.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 14, 2016

Soccer | Crew select Rodrigo Saravia for first pick in MLS SuperDraft

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC selected Guatemalan midfielder Rodrigo Saravia with its first-round pick in today’s MLS SuperDraft. Saravia, 22, was named the Atlantic Sun Conference player of the year after finishing his college career at Florida Gulf Coast University last season.