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Pete Edwards

Columbus Crew and city officials at the groundbreaking for the team's new downtown stadium on Oct. 10, 2019.
Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Columbus Crew SC broke ground on its new downtown stadium Thursday afternoon. Over 4,000 fans cheered as city officials and Haslam Sports Group executives dug ceremonial shovels into dirt at the Arena District site.

Dr. Peter Edwards, co-owner of Columbus Crew, examining a patient.
Debbie Holmes / WOSU

While Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam made more headlines for helping save the Columbus Crew, the purchase group was also led by a prominent local investor: orthopedic surgeon Dr. Peter Edwards.

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Columbus Crew fans got to meet the team's new owners and coach for the first time Wednesday.