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Spotlight Stories Presented By AEP Energy: January 11, 2016

Crew SC announced this morning that Black & Gold midfielder Ethan Finlay had signed a contract extension with the club. Read early coverage of the news from The Columbus Dispatch and Massive Report, and click here for audio of Finlay.

Yahoo! Sports' Kristan Heneage profiled Crew SC Homegrown Player Wil Trapp. A quote from Heneage's piece on the Black & Gold midfielder: "Talking to Trapp, it becomes clear he is a perfectionist. Watch his play on the field, and that attention to detail comes through once again as he attempts to make [Crew SC] tick."

The 2016 MLS schedule was released last week. Check out lists of must-see matches this season courtesy of, ESPN FC and Sports Illustrated.

The adidas 2016 MLS Player Combine is ongoing from Florida, and Crew SC's own Frankie Hejduk is on the ground, in addition to the Black & Gold technical staff. Sam Stejskal from writes about Crew SC's "secret weapon" at the Combine.

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