Sports Business

Minor league, college and youth sports


State unveils license plates for 4 pro teams

April 16, 2019
LANSING — Fans of Detroit's four professional sports teams can now support them — and their charities — while driving the roads. Read More

Harsh weather could lead to earlier school start date

Proposal would allow start dates to be decided by local school boards.

April 12, 2019
This winter’s extreme weather could be the tipping point proponents of starting school before Labor Day need. Read More

Appeals court stays order to reinstate softball

April 12, 2019
| By AP
YPSILANTI — The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted Eastern Michigan University's request to stay a judge's order that it reinstate its women's softball program. Read More

Michigan Supreme Court rejects Nassar appeal

April 4, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — The Michigan Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar, which means a 40-year prison sentence for sexually assaulting gymnasts will stand. Read More

Sports commission hosting Alan Trammell for luncheon

April 3, 2019
The West Michigan Sports Commission Luncheon will feature two World Series champions. Read More

Spirits maker signs sponsorship deal with Detroit Tigers

April 2, 2019
A spirits maker in the region has signed a long-term deal to be featured on the state’s east side. Read More

Hockey championships netting $1.9M impact on economy

April 2, 2019
West Michigan is hosting a pair of USA Hockey national championships that will generate thousands of hotel stays in the area. Read More

Whitecaps name winner of fan food vote

March 29, 2019
Just in time for baseball season, the West Michigan Whitecaps have named the winner of the team’s fan food contest. Read More

Whitecaps sliding across radio dial

March 27, 2019
The West Michigan Whitecaps will have a new home on the radio this season. Read More

Bob, what were you thinking?

March 25, 2019
Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, is a public relations case study on what not to do. If he has a team of publicists, he certainly isn’t listening to them. Read More