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Kizito "Travis" Madu was an accomplished writer in his own right before joining The Bent Musket's staff. He has touched ink to paper for SB Nation Soccer and The Short Fuse on the network already, but his resume doesn't end there. He has credits from luminary blogs such as Twisted Blood, The Offside, and Surreal Football, and also blogs for soccer-focused clothing line Live Breathe Futbol. An avid reader of ancient literature and a Roman emperor enthusiast, Travis blogs under the name Octavian, and appreciates satire and humor most of all.

The Big Bad Revolution Season Preview

Things to smile about, things to cry about and things that will make you awwwwwwwwwwww

Breakers Acquire Lisa De Vanna

The Breakers have managed to snag one of the leading goalscorer's in Women's soccer, adding an incredibly talented and season veteran to the squad.

The Diego Fagundez Effect

The Revs academy has done well in producing a future superstar but the bigger picture for MLS should be better grassroots football. Will the USSF take the next step to make the leap as a big soccer superpower?

TRANSFER WATCH: Roque Santa Cruz

A new series on available transfer targets for the Revs. First look: former Manchester City striker, Roque Santa Cruz

Revolution Announce New Youth Partnership

New England Revolution have expanded youth development through a new partnership with Connecticut Football Club.

The irony of Brian Ching calling players divers

An exasperated Brian Ching made a very ironic statement after the Dynamo lost to the Revolution. We explore why he's not in a position to question anyone's manhood

The Revolution's Striker Carousel Spins Round

With the rise of Juan Agudelo, Saer Sene, and Dimitry Imbongo, the benching of Jerry Bengtson is an approaching reality that might not be so bad.

Revs Play Rochester or Portland in 100th Open Cup

The New England Revolution are set to play their first Open Cup game on May 28th, location and opponent pending.

TRADE ALERT! Agudelo Move Confirmed

The Revs acquired Juan Agudelo in a trade with Chivas USA. They sent allocation in the other direction, and the young striker will join up with the team later this week.

The Problem With Jerry

Jerry's ineffectiveness at striker should be cause to look for a new solution, or maybe it's a simple matter of benching him for a few games to get him motivated to produce. Or, well, maybe there is no answer at all.