Expansion side FC Cincinnati selected UCLA midfielder Frankie Amaya No. 1 overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft on Friday.
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The announcement came at a press conference in downtown Columbus where new head coach Caleb Porter and president Tim Bezbatchenko were presented.
The moves come with a new ownership group led by Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam in line to take over and a new stadium in the works.
The Haslam Family and the Edwards Family have reached an "agreement in principle" to acquire Columbus Crew SC, MLS announced on Friday.
Orlando City have transfered midfielder Yoshimar Yotun to Liga MX side Cruz Azul, the MLS club announced on Thursday.
"What I really liked about him was that he was human" -- Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, gave so much to the game he loved.
Zack Steffen talks to ESPN FC about his move to Manchester City, the future of the U.S. national team and ignoring all the haters.
After an All-Star season for the Columbus Crew and establishing himself as U.S. No. 1, Zack Steffen was named Men's National Team Player of 2018.
Caleb Porter is poised to become head coach of the Columbus Crew, according to ESPN FC sources.
The Crew is currently without a GM and head coach in the wake of Gregg Berhalter's appointment as United States manager.
Steffen, 23, is expected to cost the Premier League leaders between £7 million and £10 million -- a Crew and league record for a keeper.
The 6-0 vote by the council creates a memorandum of understanding that the city will contribute $50m toward site development and infrastructure.
Steffen, 23, is expected to cost the Premier League leaders around £7 million, with the deal set to be completed in January.
Plans were unveiled on Thursday as the potential new ownership group, led by the Cleveland Browns owners, works toward taking over the franchise.
The team is currently without a GM and head coach in the wake of Gregg Berhalter's appointment as manager of the U.S. men's national team.
Multiple sources have confirmed that the fee expected for the Crew goalkeeper's transfer to the Etihad could be between $7 million to $10 million.