Social Spotlight: Precourt Sports Ventures acquires Crew
The Twittersphere was buzz following today's announcement that Precourt Sports Ventures acquired the Columbus Crew from Hunt Sports Group.
Here are the top tweets from the day:
— Columbus Crew (@ColumbusCrew) July 30, 2013
— Ashleigh Ignelzi (@AshleighIgnelzi) July 30, 2013
— Ben Speas (@BenSpeas17) July 30, 2013
Big thank you to Hunt Sports Group. Without them, we might not have a league to call our own today.
— William Hesmer (@williamhesmer) July 30, 2013
Precourt: "we plan to win, and we will be actively engaged members of the Columbus community." #Crew96
— Tana Weingartner (@TanaWeingartner) July 30, 2013
Precourt says he will treat the #Crew96 as a "sacred community asset."
— Lori Schmidt (@LoriSchmidt) July 30, 2013
Big day for the Crew!! http://t.co/AnK3LPzTWU
— Mark McCullers (@CrewPrez) July 30, 2013
Coleman said his 1st Q to Precourt was if team is staying in Columbus. His answer: "absolutely." #crew96
— Adam Jardy (@AdamJardy) July 30, 2013
— Ethan Finlay (@EthanFinlay13) July 30, 2013
Precourt- “we’ve been very bullish about the direction of MLS”
— Drew Epperley (@wvhooligan) July 30, 2013
Columbus Crew sold to San Francisco-based Precourt Sports Ventures by Hunt Sports Group. Good for the team & continued growth of MLS.
— Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl) July 30, 2013
— Dante Washington (@DanteWashington) July 30, 2013
Pleased to welcome @aprecourt to the MLS family. Anthony is a great guy who is passionate about soccer and will be a terrific addition.
— Merritt Paulson (@MerrittPaulson) July 30, 2013
— Taylor Twellman (@TaylorTwellman) July 30, 2013
— Cody Sharrett (@CodySharrett) July 30, 2013
And finally, before anyone began following him, Anthony Precourt dropped this hint:
Our new home! pic.twitter.com/vFGe1wGYIq
— Anthony Precourt (@APrecourt) July 30, 2013