Sports Business

Minor league, college and youth sports


GRBJ Podcast: Lew Chamberlin of the Whitecaps

April 11, 2017
Lew Chamberlin — the managing partner and CEO of the West Michigan Whitecaps — is the featured guest in episode 29 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Whitecaps expand concessions menu

April 7, 2017
The West Michigan Whitecaps will be offering fans some international flavor with new concession items this season — including their Fan Food Vote winner. Read More

MLB stadium featuring West Michigan breweries

April 6, 2017
Two West Michigan breweries are now sponsors at a Major League Baseball stadium. Read More

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