Sports Business

Minor league, college and youth sports


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

Former boxing champion opens gym

September 12, 2016
A former heavyweight boxing champion from Grand Rapids is launching a gym in town. Read More

Food brand produces Tour of Gymnastics Champions

September 7, 2016
Members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic gymnastics team are coming to downtown next month as part of a 36-city celebration tour produced by a local food brand. Read More

Publisher acquires autobiography of Olympic superstar

September 6, 2016
A local publisher will publish the official autobiography of one of the world’s greatest gymnasts this fall. Read More

Auctioneer sells golf course

August 25, 2016
A company in the area will auction off a Michigan golf course next week. Read More

Soccer club ready to get down to business

Eyeing growth, GRFC plans to strengthen community connections and sponsorships.

August 19, 2016
Fresh off a disappointing end to an excellent first season in a new league, Grand Rapids Football Club President Matt Roberts said the team is taking a little bit of down time before gearing up for a fall exhibition match at Fifth Third Ballpark. Read More

Golf courses upgrade in hopes of an upswing

The Mines enhances the experience with larger clubhouse, more refreshments and retail.

August 19, 2016
With the number of rounds played dipping over the last decade, golf courses are scrambling to attract players to the game. Read More

Sock maker expands lineup and designs

August 19, 2016
A local maker of compression socks is rolling out new products and a range of new designs. Read More

Father and son buy outdoor recreation business

August 17, 2016
A father-and-son team from the east side of the state has purchased an outdoor recreation business in the region and is working to expand its services. Read More

Porsche racecars see rear views with auto supplier

August 5, 2016
An auto supplier is taking a victory lap after its rear-vision system helped Porsche racecar drivers compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race — including the race’s winner. Read More