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  • Who We Are

    Bill Stenross

    Bill Stenross is the CFO and manager of Byline Press. Among other projects, he started The Loon Call, a website dedicated to Minnesota soccer.

    Wes Burdine

    Wes Burdine is Byline Press’ publisher and editor of FiftyFive.One. He has a PhD in English literature and has written about soccer for the, Howler Magazine, Growler Magazine, and a number of other publications that do not rhyme with Owler. He is also the host of the FiftyFive.One podcast.
  • Recent News


    The Complete Darkness 2017

    It’s back! After taking a season off to work on other projects, we are back with the 2017 edition of The Complete Darkness. Like the editions before it, The Complete Darkness chronicles a year of Minnesota United FC. In 2017, Minnesota United FC moved from the lower divisions of American soccer to Major League Soccer. […]

    The Complete Darkness 2015

    In January 2016, Byline Press will publish their second annual review of the Minnesota United FC season. It will feature profiles of Miguel Ibarra and Christian Ramirez, an inside look at the how the stadium deal got done by Brian Quarstad, a eulogy for the Sweetwater by Bruce McGuire, and exclusive analysis of statistics that […]
  • Submissions and Contacts

    We founded Byline Press to tell the stories of American soccer that seemed to have no forum. Currently, we are looking for writers and photographers in New York, Seattle, Kansas City, and Indianapolis. Send any queries and pitches to