Toronto FC is the happier team after last night, but the Eastern Conference Finals result is far from decided as the team from way up north and Columbus Crew SC played out 90 scoreless minutes to set up a difficult, but not impossible, second-leg in Canada next week. Columbus came into the game knowing Toronto […]
There’s been a whirlwind of discussion over the past 24 hours since a conceptual proposal was unveiled by Columbus Foundation CEO Doug Kridler to build a new Downtown soccer stadium, but now the whole idea is being viewed with a sense of regret. “In the heat of emotion, I conceived of an idea this weekend […]
While talks between City leaders and Columbus Crew SC ownership have stalled out, leadership at The Columbus Foundation has reignited efforts to keep the soccer team playing in Columbus for years to come. A preliminary plan to develop “Spirit Park” was unveiled yesterday, which outlines a multipurpose facility that would bring a new soccer arena […]
A Message from Doug Kridler, President and CEO of The Columbus Foundation: I believe that the best path to solve the complex needs of our community is to invite folks to use their imaginations, and be ever on the search for new ideas. I hope today’s proposal serves as an invitation for us to imagine […]
The “Project QT” unveiling back in June was certainly one of the largest Central Ohio development announcements of 2017, which aims to turn a former quarry site into the future home of the region’s 20th Metro Park and a new mixed-use development. That project is taking another step forward this month with the official announcement of […]
Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther and Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer met today in New York with Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and Columbus Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt, and according to a press release the meeting did not go well. “It is clear the MLS and ownership did not come to the meeting willing to commit to […]
Featuring Linda Logan, executive director, Greater Columbus Sports Commission; Katie Smith, head coach, New York Liberty, WNBA; Rhonda Lundin Bennett, senior associate athletics director and senior woman administrator, University of Nevada, chair NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Sport Committee; Dom Tiberi WBNS 10 TV will host.