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The Sports Page: Crew is Winning, Fans not Attending

 Corey Barnes The Sports Page: Crew is Winning, Fans not Attending

The Columbus Crew justified their first place slotting in the Eastern Conference on Saturday with a 3-1 home victory over the New England Revolution. Though the Black and Gold went to halftime down by a goal, they came roaring back and with some defensive help from the Revolution were able to get three points at […]

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The Sports Page: Justin Germano’s Perfect Game

 Corey Barnes The Sports Page: Justin Germano’s Perfect Game

One of the best things about baseball is that you never know what can happen at the ballpark. Sometimes a 28-year-old journeyman right-hander with a career ERA of 5.02 can have a surprisingly good day. Good to the tune of 27 straight hitters up and down.  That’s the case for Justin Germano who last Tuesday […]

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The Sports Page: Crew Lose to Galaxy and Win against Timbers

 Corey Barnes The Sports Page: Crew Lose to Galaxy and Win against Timbers

In two games this past week the Columbus Crew found themselves on both sides of a shutout in their 1-0 loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy and a home 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers. The Galaxy touts the best record in Major League Soccer and perhaps one of the league’s best players in Landon […]

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The Sports Page: Columbus Crew Week in Review

 Corey Barnes The Sports Page: Columbus Crew Week in Review

Jeff Cunningham is on the bench. For the moment, it’s right where he needs to be; he’s having a lousy year. In over 400 minutes played, Jeff has a single shot on goal, no assists, and has been called offsides ten times. So the 34-year-old striker with 132 career goals including 62 for Columbus sits, […]

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The Sports Page: Columbus Crew Midseason Review

 Corey Barnes The Sports Page: Columbus Crew Midseason Review

In honor of the United States’ birthday, let’s take a look at America’s fifth (8th? 29th?) favorite sport: soccer. The Columbus Crew find themselves at the true midway point of their season after Saturday’s disappointing 2-0 loss to FC Dallas. The 2011 club is in a word ‘average.’ Their record reflects this with six wins, […]

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The Sports Page: NHL Team on the Move

 Corey Barnes The Sports Page: NHL Team on the Move

Once upon a time there was a town called Winnipeg in the mysterious land of Manitoba, Canada. Though the natural climate was cold, the sports climate was anything but. Many moons ago, the Winnipeg Jets were the toast of the town. Founded with the World Hockey Association in 1972, the team joined the National Hockey […]

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The Sports Page: Crew Fall to Quakes

 Corey Barnes The Sports Page: Crew Fall to Quakes

Columbus Crew Week in Review: The Columbus Crew journeyed west over the weekend looking for three points to move them into first place in the wide open Eastern Conference. They found neither points nor goals in a 3-0 drubbing at the hands of the San Jose Earthquakes.

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