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Austin Residents Oppose Handouts for Precourt Stadium Plan

Walker Evans Walker Evans Austin Residents Oppose Handouts for Precourt Stadium Plan

While many Columbus residents have been rejoicing at the recent news that their pro soccer team is here to stay, Austin residents have been gathering signatures to show their opposition for subsidizing a new stadium. The current owner of the Columbus Crew SC, Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV), has been working on a proposal to build […]

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The Confluence Cast: Save the Crew

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Save the Crew

In the fall of 2017, the owner of the Columbus Crew SC announced their intention to move to Austin, Texas. Almost immediately, a grassroots movement was born; aptly named, Save the Crew. Since then, lots of things have been said, proposals floated, and actions taken. This week, we get a primer on the whole situation […]

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#SaveTheCrew Pens Open Letter to Future Columbus Crew SC Owners

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega #SaveTheCrew Pens Open Letter to Future Columbus Crew SC Owners

Since the news broke last fall that the Columbus Crew SC might be relocating to Austin, the future of the team has looked murky. Spurred by the enthusiasm behind the #SaveTheCrew movement, city leaders and MLS began negotiating ways to keep the Crew in Ohio, but the Crew owner Anthony Precourt was already staking out […]

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An Open Letter to Anthony Precourt from Mayor Andrew Ginther

Walker Evans Walker Evans An Open Letter to Anthony Precourt from Mayor Andrew Ginther

The office of Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther released publicly a letter to Columbus Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt today, in response to the ongoing lawsuit that aims to keep the soccer team based in Columbus. The full letter can be found below. Dear Mr. Precourt: This communication is in response to a letter received by […]

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Lawsuit Filed to Keep The Crew in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lawsuit Filed to Keep The Crew in Columbus

Yesterday, the State of Ohio and City of Columbus jointly filed a lawsuit against Precourt Sports Ventures (the owner of the Columbus Crew SC) and Major League Soccer (MLS) as a preventative measure to keep the team from relocating to Austin. “Today I have filed a lawsuit in Franklin County to try to #SaveTheCrew and keep the […]

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Update: The Crew SC Could End Up Staying in Columbus After All

Walker Evans Walker Evans Update: The Crew SC Could End Up Staying in Columbus After All

One of the biggest news stories to break in 2017 was the heartbreaking announcement that Columbus Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt was exploring options to relocate the team, most likely to Austin. After conversations between city leaders and MLS representatives were essentially deemed a nonstarter, it seemed that the writing was on the wall, despite […]

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Two City Parks on the Table for Crew Stadium Relocation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two City Parks on the Table for Crew Stadium Relocation

An open letter released today from Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther and Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer outlines more details on the ongoing efforts to retain the Columbus Crew SC soccer team after owner Anthony Precourt made it known in October that he is looking to relocate the team to a new city. Within that letter […]

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