Sports Business

Minor league, college and youth sports


Auctioneer sells golf course

August 25, 2016
A company in the area will auction off a Michigan golf course next week. Read More

Soccer club ready to get down to business

Eyeing growth, GRFC plans to strengthen community connections and sponsorships.

August 19, 2016
Fresh off a disappointing end to an excellent first season in a new league, Grand Rapids Football Club President Matt Roberts said the team is taking a little bit of down time before gearing up for a fall exhibition match at Fifth Third Ballpark. Read More

Golf courses upgrade in hopes of an upswing

The Mines enhances the experience with larger clubhouse, more refreshments and retail.

August 19, 2016
With the number of rounds played dipping over the last decade, golf courses are scrambling to attract players to the game. Read More

Sock maker expands lineup and designs

August 19, 2016
A local maker of compression socks is rolling out new products and a range of new designs. Read More

Father and son buy outdoor recreation business

August 17, 2016
A father-and-son team from the east side of the state has purchased an outdoor recreation business in the region and is working to expand its services. Read More

Porsche racecars see rear views with auto supplier

August 5, 2016
An auto supplier is taking a victory lap after its rear-vision system helped Porsche racecar drivers compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race — including the race’s winner. Read More

U.S. long-distance runners wearing Saucony at Olympics

Wolverine brands in limelight as company keeps close eye on strategy.

July 29, 2016
The Saucony brand will be well represented in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games with U.S. long-distance runners Molly Huddle and Jared Ward sporting the shoes, according to Blake W. Krueger, Wolverine Worldwide Inc. chairman, CEO and president. Read More

Golf course selling to developer

July 26, 2016
A developer is taking over a golf course in town. Read More

LPGA tournament ranks among tops for attendance

July 18, 2016
The Grand Rapids market hosts one of the most well-attended tournaments in professional golf. Read More

Grand Rapids hosts minor league soccer playoffs

July 12, 2016
A weekend of minor league soccer playoffs will be held in Grand Rapids this month. Read More