Sports Business

Minor league, college and youth sports


Indoor trampoline franchise bounces into market

February 10, 2016
A new "extreme fun center" based around an indoor trampoline system has opened its doors in the area. Read More

Sports commission hosts Kirk Gibson for fundraiser

February 9, 2016
A Detroit Tigers legend will headline a Grand Rapids event this spring. Read More

Sports commission names athletes of the year

February 8, 2016
A regional sports nonprofit has awarded its top annual honors. Read More

Ad agency exec talks Super Bowl

February 5, 2016
The price tag for a 30-second Super Bowl ad this year is $5 million, and advertisers are competing to reach the estimated 114.4 million American adults who will watch the game on Sunday — with at least half tuning in “as much or more for the commercials as for the game.” Read More

Golf tournament wins seven LPGA awards

February 4, 2016
The Grand Rapids area hosted one of the best golf tournaments of 2015. Read More

Commission kicks off Winter Games

January 29, 2016
An annual sporting event could contribute more than $500,000 to the local economy in the next month. Read More

Sports commission reports $39M impact

January 28, 2016
Sports are bringing more people and money to the region. Read More

Rockford gym preps ‘ninja warriors’

New obstacle training course is modeled after television show.

January 22, 2016
You no longer have to travel to Japan or Las Vegas to have a shot at becoming a “ninja warrior.” A visit to Rockford will do just fine. Read More

Drive partner with law firm

January 20, 2016
A law firm has partnered with the Grand Rapids Drive to benefit a downtown hospital program. Read More

Shopping center signs health club

January 11, 2016
An area shopping center is getting a new anchor. Read More