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The Crew Jul 31, 2014
Q&A: Midseason report with Crew Chairman and Investor-Operator Anthony Precourt

Q&A: Midseason report with Crew Chairman and Investor-Operator Anthony Precourt

Speaking one year to the day that he took the reins at One Black & Gold Boulevard, Columbus Crew Chairman and Investor-Operator Anthony Precourt caught-up with TheCrew.com to give his perspective on his first year with the organization, in addition to providing insight on the club’s near-term and long-term future. With some major milestones on the horizon, including the Crew’s much-discussed brand evolution, there is reason for optimism and excitement at Crew Stadium as the team enters the home stretch of its 2014 season.  Read More
The Crew Jul 31, 2014
Bedell growing more comfortable within Crew attack

Bedell growing more comfortable within Crew attack

Crew Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter has stressed it ahead of every match: hes searching for consistency and predictable results from every player on the pitch. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Jul 31, 2014

Michael Arace commentary: Gregg Berhalter still in honeymoon phase in his job leading Columbus Crew

The Crew scored 24 goals through their first 21 games last year. As July turned to August, they were 6-10-5, and the fans in the Nordecke were making known their displeasure. They were throwing pink slips in the air when coach Robert Warzycha’s name was announced.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 30, 2014

Crew: It's deja vu of sorts for Justin Meram

Looking back, the writing was clearly on the wall for Justin Meram to make a late game-winning play in the Crew’s road game Saturday against New England. In the second game of the season, Bernardo Anor scored a pair of goals in a Crew home win. The following week, Meram came in as a late substitute on a turf field inside a football stadium and scored a late, game-winning goal to beat Seattle. So when Anor bagged another brace July 19 in a win against Montreal at Crew Stadium and a game at Gillette Stadium loomed next on the schedule, well …
The Crew Jul 30, 2014
Crew vs. Fire rivalry set to be renewed

Crew vs. Fire rivalry set to be renewed

As MLS charter club, the Crew has played five different MLS opponents more than 50 times in the regular season. Four are predictable – the Black & Golds fellow original Eastern Conference clubs in New England, New York, D.C. United and Sporting Kansas City. The fifth is the Chicago Fire, a rivalry that has grown over the years and is set to be renewed on Saturday. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Jul 30, 2014

Crew: Gregg Berhalter won’t force move for scorer

Time is running out on the Crew’s summer pursuit of a goal-scorer. But with a week remaining until Major League Soccer’s secondary transfer window closes, coach and sporting director Gregg Berhalter said the Crew is sticking to its plan and does not feel the pressure to make a signing to help this year’s roster.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 30, 2014

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Kansas City Royals: Recalled INF Christian Colon from Omaha (PCL).
Columbus Dispatch Jul 29, 2014

Sports roundup: Lakers make it official ... Scott is their new coach

The Los Angeles Lakers officially hired Byron Scott as their coach yesterday, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.
The Crew Jul 28, 2014
Sirk's Notebook: Catching Up Edition

Sirk's Notebook: Catching Up Edition

Over the past week, most of my available “Crew time” as been spent doing work related to my new book “Kirk Urso: Forever Massive.” You can learn more about it and order it here: www.thecrew.com/forevermassive. All proceeds go to the Kirk Urso Memorial Fund. Thank you to those who have already ordered and I hope everyone loves the book as much as all of us loved putting it together. Read More
The Crew Jul 28, 2014
Black & Gold Bullets: July 28

Black & Gold Bullets: July 28

Thanks to a brilliant free kick by Federico Higuain and a late goal from Ethan Finlay, the Crew was victorious against the New England Revolution on Saturday. Read More
The Crew Jul 28, 2014
Eastern Conference round-up: July 28

Eastern Conference round-up: July 28

1. Sporting Kansas City — 38 pts. | 2-1 win at Toronto FC; Week 21: vs. Philadelphia Union In a week where many Eastern Conference sides had byes from League play, Sporting Kansas City extended its lead atop the standings with a gigantic road victory at Toronto FC. 2. D.C. United – 34 pts. | Bye; Week 21: vs. Toronto FC, at Houston Dynamo Read More
The Crew Jul 28, 2014
Post-match quotes: Crew at New England Revolution

Post-match quotes: Crew at New England Revolution

COLUMBUS CREW SPORTING DIRECTOR AND HEAD COACH GREGG BERHALTER On the victory: Overall, I’m pleased. Obviously, New England has quality up top. They have a lot of versatile guys that move around and make it difficult. I think we defended well and created enough chances to win the game. Overall I’m pleased. You need these games to build the team. You need to be battle tested, and games like this battle test you. On Ethan Finlays winner: Read More
Columbus Dispatch Jul 28, 2014

Soccer | Crew: Spirits pick up with winning streak

Is this what a second-half playoff push looks like? After scratching out just one victory during a 16-game stretch over nearly 3 1/2 months, the Crew has won two straight and sits on the happy side of the playoff line in the Eastern Conference.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 27, 2014

Kansas City 2, Toronto 1: Short-handed goal caps rally for KC

Substitute Jacob Peterson scored in the 80th minute to help visiting Sporting Kansas City beat Toronto FC 2-1 last night despite being a man down.

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