Columbus, OH (Sports Network) - Saturday's scheduled game between the Columbus
Crew and Toronto FC has been postponed for the funeral of Crew midfielder Kirk
Urso, MLS has announced.
The match will now be played Aug. 22 at Crew Stadium at 7:30 p.m. (ET).
Urso, 22, died last Sunday. An autopsy performed Monday showed an "apparent
natural death," pending further tests. Urso collapsed at a Columbus bar and
restaurant and was later pronounced dead at Grant Medical Center.
Urso was selected in the first round, 10th overall, in MLS Supplemental Draft
in March from North Carolina. A former United States youth player, Urso played
six times for the Crew, including five starts.
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