Sports Business

Minor league, college and youth sports


UK retailer entering US via West Michigan market

October 28, 2016
A U.K.-based activewear retailer is opening its first U.S. store in the Grand Rapids area. Read More

Minor-league sports thriving in Grand Rapids

Despite good attendance numbers, franchises struggle with season ticket sales.

October 21, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids is establishing its presence in minor-league sports circles. Read More

Watermark promises ‘business as usual’

COO Craig Smith affirms newly purchased Thornapple Pointe will remain public golf course.

October 21, 2016
With an aging ownership group, The Golf Club at Thornapple Pointe was at a crossroads. Read More

Country club begins renovations

October 20, 2016
A country club in the area is looking to bring its members together with a renovation project. Read More

Hospital offers health screening for hunters

October 19, 2016
A hospital in the area is offering hunters a free health screening this week. Read More

Country club owner buys golf course

October 17, 2016
A local country club owner is purchasing a golf course in town. Read More

Griffins owner buys ice arena

October 6, 2016
The majority owner of the Grand Rapids Griffins has purchased an ice arena in the region. Read More

Say, hey! Let’s learn a little sports chatter!

Workshop for people outside of the U.S. focuses on sports slang in the workplace.

September 30, 2016
For many Americans, this weekend will consist of at least one football game. Read More

Publisher inks three-book deal with Olympian

September 28, 2016
An Olympic track star for the U.S. has written her memoir, which will be published by a local publisher. Read More

Better late than never for retailer

Moosejaw opens ‘pop-up’ store after six years of searching for right time.

September 16, 2016
Moosejaw Mountaineering leadership acknowledges it might have taken a bit too long to establish a retail presence in Grand Rapids. Read More