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Crew SC Shuts Out San Jose 2-0 in Home Game Win

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC Shuts Out San Jose 2-0 in Home Game Win

Columbus Crew SC won at MAPFRE Stadium for the first time in three months as Ethan Finlay and Justin Meram each grabbed a goal to cap-off a promising Crew SC performance as the home team beat San Jose 2-0. Both teams started out slowly with the majority of the action taking place around midfield as […]

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Crew Falls to Philadelphia Union in Mid-Week Match

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Falls to Philadelphia Union in Mid-Week Match

Columbus Crew SC’s rubbish 2016 season continued on Wednesday night as the home side fell 2-1 to the rookies of Philadelphia Union at MAPFRE Stadium. Fabian Herbers opened the scoring after 60 minutes of lacklustre action with a possible handball followed by a cross-goal shot that beat Crew `keeper Steve Clark. Adam Jahn appeared to […]

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Crew SC Draws New York FC 3-3 in Rainy Local Match

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC Draws New York FC 3-3 in Rainy Local Match

Ethan Finlay’s equalizer deep into second-half injury time helped to bring a little sign of life back to the Columbus Crew SC’s stumbling 2016 season as visitors New York City FC were held to a highly entertaining 3-3 draw on another weather delayed night at MAPFRE Stadium. With Federico Higuain back at the heart of […]

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Review: Bush at Express Live

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Review: Bush at Express Live

It’s been almost twenty years since I first saw Bush, back when the band were widely disregarded by critics but adored by the American rock crowd for pushing out radio-friendly sing-along rock hits and fronted by the possibly the most handsome man to ever sling a guitar over his shoulder. Not much has changed since […]

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Crew Ties Orlando 2-2 in Their 10th Draw of the Season

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Ties Orlando 2-2 in Their 10th Draw of the Season

Tony Tchani and Ola Kamara helped a dominant Columbus Crew SC ease past fellow strugglers Orlando City SC, as the home team’s possession focused game-plan finally paid off with a 2-0 win of the first half on Saturday night at MAPFRE Stadium. Unfortunately, for Crew SC fans, the game had a second half. Orlando were […]

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A Big Night of Performances and Honors at the 2016 Alternative Press Music Awards

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis A Big Night of Performances and Honors at the 2016 Alternative Press Music Awards

The Alternative Press Music Awards took place in Columbus on Monday night as some of the biggest, brightest, and not-so young stars of the alt-rock scene descended upon the Schottenstein Center for an endurance-testing five hours of male-led music, banter and a the gifting of a handful of awards. All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth and […]

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PromoWest Fest Wraps Up Three Successful Days of Live Outdoor Music

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis PromoWest Fest Wraps Up Three Successful Days of Live Outdoor Music

PromoWest Fest concluded on Sunday as alt-rock heavy weights Garbage and Modest Mouse helped to stylishly close out what will surely be considered a successful first year festival for the PromoWest team. The beautiful weather continued throughout the day as the festival dipped back into alternative radio friendly waters after Saturday night’s hip-hop diversion. Austin […]

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