Brandon Gee

Brandon Gee

Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Brandon Gee's focus has been on sports business & tourism, but also does general sports writing & music blogging.

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2013 US Open Cup Second Round: Dayton Dutch Lions down Dearborn during meltdown in OT 4-1

A year ago the Dayton Dutch Lions were still winless in league play as they narrowly advanced in the Second Round and stunned the Columbus Crew in the Third Round en route to a surprising run to the tournament Quarterfinals. This year the side is much improved and have a...

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2013 US Open Cup Second Round: Dayton Dutch Lions down Dearborn during meltdown in OT 4-1 | TheCup.us

I wrote the game story for the U.S. Open Cup Second Round match between the Dayton Dutch Lions and Dearborn Stars S.C.

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2013 US Open Cup Third Round: Charleston edges San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 as Battery bag ninth win against MLS

The Charleston Battery claimed their ninth victory all-time over an MLS Open Cup opponent in the US Open Cup Tuesday night, edging the visiting San Jose Earthquakes at Blackbaud Stadium in the Third Round on a 73rd minute goal from Colin Falvey....

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2013 US Open Cup Third Round: Charleston edges San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 as Battery bag ninth win against MLS

Wrote this recap on the third division soccer team, the Charleston Battery upsetting Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

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2013 US Open Cup Third Round: Columbus Crew avenge last year’s upset, defeat Dayton Dutch Lions 2-1

May 30, 2013. A game recap of the third round match in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. MLS's Columbus Crew enacted a bit of revenge on in-state squad the Dayton Dutch Lions after last year's upset loss. It did come at cost, though.

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2014 US Open Cup Round 1 review: Close games, PKs, forfeit highlight opening round

05/12/2014. A recap of the first round of the 2014 edition of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Tournament.

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2014 US Open Cup Round 1 review: Close games, PKs, forfeit highlight opening round

This past Wednesday saw the First Round of the 101st Edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. 16 amateur teams were scheduled to square off -- but only 7 matches took place -- for the right to move on in one of the world’s longest running soccer competitions....

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2014 US Open Cup Round 4: 9-man Columbus Crew get OT penalty kick to get past Indy Eleven 2-1

My recap of the fourth-round matchup in the 2014 Open Cup tournament between the NASL's Indy Eleven and MLS' Columbus Crew on June 17, 2014.

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2014 US Open Cup Round 4: 9-man Columbus Crew get OT penalty kick to get past Indy Eleven 2-1 (video)

After finding themselves down to nine players, the Columbus Crew found a way to hold off the upset bid from their NASL foe, the Indy Eleven, with a converted penalty late in extra time....

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2014 US Open Cup Round 4 Previews

I contributed the game preview of the Columbus Crew-Indy Eleven matchup in the Open Cup's 4th Round.

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2014 US Open Cup Round 5: New England Revolution continue dominance of Rochester Rhinos, 2-1

6/25/2014 Wrote the recap for the 5th round Open Cup match between MLS' New England Revolution & the third-division(USL Pro) Rochester Rhinos.

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2014 US Open Cup Round 5: New England Revolution continue dominance of Rochester Rhinos, 2-1 (video)

This would be the sixth meeting all-time between the two clubs, with New England taking 4 of the 5 previous matches. Rochester was surely angling to enact a bit of revenge on the Revs after last year’s 5-2 loss....

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2015 US Open Cup Round 1: Harpo’s FC pitches another shutout, reaches Round 2 with PK win over BYU (video)

Harpo's FC (USSSA) defeated the BYU Cougars (PDL) 4-2 from the penalty spot after 120 minutes of scoreless soccer on the BYU campus. The result continues Harpo's dream run into the second round when they return to the Centennial state to face Switchbacks FC (USL) at Sand Creek Stadium in...

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2015 US Open Cup Round 1: West Virginia Chaos hold off Fort Pitt Regiment to earn state’s first tournament win

The rivalry between West Virginia and Pittsburgh area sports fans ran deep. Through the college football series ended a few years ago, soccer picked up the mantle tonight as the West Virginia Chaos took on and defeated the NPSL’s Fort Pitt Regiment 1-0 at Charleston’s Schoenbaum Stadium....

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2015 US Open Cup Round 2: Portland Timbers 2 travel to Detroit to face Michigan Bucks, the PDL giant killers (preview, live video, updates)

Though they were the home team, the Michigan Bucks were forced to face a hostile crowd as Detroit City and their faithful caravaned 30 minutes north to the...