Sports Business

Minor league, college and youth sports


Publisher releasing book by ex-NFL running back

February 19, 2018
Best known for his moves on the football field and the dance floor, an athlete wants to use his platform to make an impact on the lives of others. Read More

Does XFL have a future in Grand Rapids?

Nonprofit organization reaches out to league in regard to hosting team.

February 9, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Could a professional football team re-emerge in Grand Rapids? Read More

Fifth Third transfers ownership of River Bank Run

February 9, 2018
An annual Grand Rapids charity event has a new owner and manager. Read More

Country club owner buying golf course

February 8, 2018
A country club owner is adding a new golf course to its portfolio. Read More

Sports tourism revenue reaches new heights

Visitor spending pumped $61.1 million into West Michigan economy last year, according to sports commission.

January 26, 2018
Revenues from sports tourism have soared, creating a ripple effect on the West Michigan economy. Read More

Whitecaps call for Fan Food ideas

January 26, 2018
Whitecaps fans have the opportunity to create a new menu item for the ballpark. Read More

Inside Track: Ambition drives Jbara

A penchant for turning ‘no’ into ‘yes’ helped president/owner bring professional basketball to Grand Rapids.

January 19, 2018
He was never the tallest, most elusive or the strongest, but he was always ambitious. Read More

College commits $500K to esports

January 19, 2018
A college in the region is spending $500,000 to establish a video gaming center and club. Read More

Brewery producing winter festival

January 12, 2018
A brewery in the area is hosting a winter festival this month to help fight child hunger. Read More

Meijer State Games plans West Michigan Corporate Challenge

January 9, 2018
Companies across West Michigan will get to showcase their athleticism this fall. Read More