Sports Business

Minor league, college and youth sports


Whitecaps foundation donates books to schools

March 22, 2017
Baseball won’t start until next month, so the Whitecaps Community Foundation is encouraging students to engage in other forms of leisure. Read More

Grand Rapids FC signs brewery as sponsor

March 20, 2017
When they take the pitch this season, the Grand Rapids Football Club will be representing a local brewery. Read More

LPGA tournament seeks volunteers

March 15, 2017
The Meijer LPGA Classic is searching for more than 700 volunteers to help put on the 2017 tournament. Read More

Mark Dantonio speaking at sports commission event

March 8, 2017
A three-time Big Ten champion coach will speak at the West Michigan Sports Commission luncheon this spring. Read More

Move to Lowell key in Addix’s expansion

Athletic apparel manufacturer provides local high schools, colleges with custom uniforms.

March 3, 2017
First it was a basement, then a storefront in Mount Pleasant and, after that, for about two-and-a-half years, a 3,000-square-foot barn on 80 acres of family property. Read More

Major League Soccer names food brands as 'official snacks'

March 2, 2017
A pair of snack brands are hitting the soccer field with a multi-year partnership. Read More

Student boarders ride growth wave

In addition to original design-and-build aspect, Forest Hills’ Gone Boarding class expands to include marketing, digital media.

February 24, 2017
An action sports program at Forest Hills Public Schools has grown exponentially in two years and is attracting new professional partnerships. Read More

Retailer liquidating all stores

February 17, 2017
A Grand Rapids-based retailer is liquidating $110 million worth of goods. Read More

Former football coach secures rights to mantra

February 16, 2017
The three-word mantra that helped propel a West Michigan college football team into the spotlight now belongs to the team’s former head coach. Read More

Retailer files for bankruptcy

February 14, 2017
A Grand Rapids-based retailer has filed for bankruptcy. Read More