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30 January 6:21 pm

Head Athletic Trainer Craig Devine has had a busy first week on the job in his second stint with the Black & Gold. Previously, he served as a physical therapist and Head Athletic Trainer for six seasons with the Black & Gold from 2000-2005. He’s now five sessions into the 2014 preseason working alongside second-year Assistant Athletic Trainer Steven Purcell and spoke with TheCrew.com on Thursday evening.

Learn more about Devine, his interest in the advancements in sports medicine and why on October 24, 2002 he ended up with a buzz cut following an important Crew victory.

For more on Devine, be sure to check out his bio.

30 January 5:06 pm

Ahead of the U.S. Men's National Team's friendly against South Korea on Saturday (5:00 p.m. ET/ESPN 2, UniMas), Sports Illustrated soccer writer Grant Wahl caught up with Crew defender Michael Parkhurst to talk about his return to MLS and his World Cup aspirations in 2014. Parkhurst has been in Carson, Calif. training with the National Team since Monday and could figure to be in the starting lineup on Saturday. The 30-year old defender is likely to re-join Crew training camp following the friendly.

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30 January 9:58 am

Steve Clark joined the Crew via a trade with Seattle Sounders FC back in December. Now in his first preseason camp with the Black & Gold, get to know Clark with some insider questions about his off-the-field favorites. 
 
STEVE CLARK QUICK-FIRE FAVORITES 
 
Coffee or tea in the morning?  
SC: Coffee. 
 
Early riser or sleeping in on an off-day?  
SC: Sleeping in, maybe until 10 a.m.

Best gift card to receive as a gift and use? 
SC: Barnes and Noble. 
 
Favorite historical figure you’ve studied? 
SC: Ulysses S. Grant. 
 
WATCH: Clark’s highlights from his playing experience in Norway 
 
Favorite soccer match-up on TV to watch outside of MLS? 
SC: Liverpool versus Everton. 
 
Most recent movie you saw? 
SC: District 9. 
 
Place you’d most want to play a round of golf? 
SC: Playing my home course with my dad and brothers.

 Which professional goalkeeper did Clark look up to as a younger player? What type of books does the 27-year-old prefer reading? How many siblings did he grow up with? Learn more by checking out Clark’s bio. 

And for audio from his chat with TheCrew.com back in December, be sure to listen and hear about his decision to return stateside.

 

29 January 10:01 am

Crew President Mark McCullers joins the Fn' A Show on 95.5 The Game to talk stadium upgrades and the Black & Gold's offseason.

29 January 9:48 am

Recently arrived Assistant Coach Rob Maaskant talks with TheCrew.com's Tim Miller about his decision to join the Black & Gold following several years as a Head Coach in Europe.

28 January 1:36 pm

Crew Soccer Academy Wolves product Ahinga Selemani and CSA midfielder Ben Swanson are included in U.S. U-18 Men's National Team Head Coach Javier Perez's 18-man squad that is headed to the Copa del Atlantico in Spain, U.S. Soccer announced on Tuesday. Swanson is one of just eight players born in 1997 on the roster.

The U.S. will square-off against the likes of Spain, Argentina and the Canary Islands in the tournament. The Copa del Atlantico starts on January 30 and finishes up on February 8.

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