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Portland Timbers forward Darlington Nagbe (center) greets former Akron Zip teammates Wil Trap (left) and Chad Barson now of the Columbus Crew before their game at the Columbus Crew Stadium Sunday in Columbus. Columbus won 1-0. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Portland Timbers' Ryan Johnson (right) of Jamaica, tries to kick the ball past Columbus Crew's Chad Barson during the first half of an MLS soccer match Sunday in Columbus. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Your favorite newspaper recently published a lengthy story saying Ohio Gov. John Kasich wants to bury the name “Rust Belt,” the less-than-flattering term routinely invoked to describe the states in our region.