Sports Business

Minor league, college and youth sports


DeVos family buys stake in MLB team

March 4, 2015
A statement from the DeVos family confirms that it now has a financial interest in a lovable loser. Read More

Van Andel Arena ranks No. 1 for minor league hockey

March 4, 2015
Van Andel Arena is considered the “best” place to watch a minor league hockey game. Read More

Grand Rapids Griffins partner on media-classroom makeover

March 2, 2015
The Grand Rapids Griffins and an insurance agency have teamed up to offer a media-room makeover to a local school. Read More

Fitness club and sports academy form partnership

February 19, 2015
A fitness club and sports academy have partnered to expand their services to members. Read More

Startup develops storytelling platform for college athletes

February 19, 2015
A startup is developing a web-based platform for college athletes to provide a first-person look into their lives. Read More

Winter Games expected to draw more than 2,000 athletes

Even without hockey, the competition continues to grow.

February 13, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Despite losing a team sport, the Meijer State Games of Michigan – Winter Games will increase participation when the Opening Ceremonies take place this Friday at Cannonsburg Ski Area. Read More

Students embrace classrooms without walls

Forest Hills Eastern class connects with board sports firms across U.S.

February 6, 2015
Snowboarding has changed the way Forest Hills Public Schools looks at education. Read More

Grand Rapids Griffins mark 20 seasons

February 2, 2015
The Grand Rapids Griffins have begun commemorating their 20th season. Read More

Sports commission contributes $145M to local economy

Sports tourism is a nearly recession-proof industry.

January 30, 2015
Youth and amateur sports can fly under the radar, but the West Michigan Sports Commission has grabbed it by the horns and made it a major part of the West Michigan economy. Read More

Activewear retailer extends footprint

January 26, 2015
A retailer of footwear and activewear is heading to the east side of the state. Read More