Sports Business

Minor league, college and youth sports


Grand Rapids FC hires women's coach

November 22, 2017
There's a new coach of the Grand Rapids Football Club’s women’s team. Read More

Sports facility completes $2.7M renovation

November 21, 2017
A local sports venue has re-opened after a $2.7-million renovation project. Read More

Griffins tickets in demand despite smaller crowds

Hockey team sees increase in full- and partial-season plans, expects bigger attendance once football season ends.

November 10, 2017
Although the crowd size doesn’t quite reflect it, tickets for the Grand Rapids Griffins are in high demand. Read More

Soccer club creating fields

November 8, 2017
A local soccer club is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday for its new fields. Read More

Restaurant chain partnering on Tip-A-Griffin fundraiser

October 16, 2017
Griffins hockey players will be at several Italian restaurants this week — but they won’t be eating. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Tim Gortsema of the Grand Rapids Griffins

September 26, 2017
Tim Gortsema — president of the Grand Rapids Griffins — is the featured guest in episode 53 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Nonprofit moving HQ to Grand Rapids

September 14, 2017
A national nonprofit that promotes the rehabilitation of military veterans via sports is bringing its headquarters to Grand Rapids. Read More

Outdoor retailer moving into market

August 24, 2017
An outdoor retailer has leased a large space at a shopping center along a major retail corridor in town. Read More

Region’s pitch lands international sports competitions

August 11, 2017
The West Michigan Sports Commission is bringing another $2.2 million in economic impact to the region. Read More

Kickboxing gym opening next month

August 9, 2017
A new kickboxing franchise is opening in the area. Read More