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Grand Rapids Drive fans and partners can now purchase tickets, merchandise and sponsorships using cryptocurrency.
The 2020 USA Masters Games will return after it was postponed last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The annual Ride United (United Way of the Lakeshore) bike event will return Sept. 25 with starting locations in Muskegon, Newaygo and Oceana.
Start Garden has made its presence felt in this region’s business community ever since it was founded nine years ago by Rick DeVos.
Tickets went on sale Tuesday for the 2021 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give on the newly renovated course at Blythefield County Club, 5801 Northland Drive NE in Belmont.
ShapeLog, a Midwest-based fitness technology company and provider of connected strength solutions, has partnered with Life Fitness, a global commercial fitness equipment company, to provide strength training data to individuals who are exercising.
West Michigan Sports Commission announces Meijer as naming rights partner for Rockford sports complex
The West Michigan Sports Commission’s flagship baseball/softball complex in Rockford was renamed Meijer Sports Complex after WMSC announced a new 10-year naming rights partnership with Meijer.
With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, Hope Network is inviting people to get moving with a free monthlong program to benefit mental health.
A food systems nonprofit will host an annual fundraiser virtually this year.
The Grand Rapids Drive entered into a single affiliation “hybrid” partnership with the Denver Nuggets beginning with the 2021-22 season.
For the third consecutive year, the city of Kentwood will be partnering with Hanger Clinic, a local prosthetic and orthotic patient care provider, to host the Limb Loss Awareness 5K event.
The Tulip Time Festival will be hosting the 2021 Virtual Tulip Time Run from May 1-10.
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, city of Grand Rapids, Experience Grand Rapids, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. and SweatNET Grand Rapids, among others, are teaming up to launch Grand Rapids Fitness Fest from April 30-May 9.
Michigan’s internet gaming and sports betting operators reported $89.2 million in gross receipts for February, their first full month of operation.
The annual Nana’s Run will return to downtown Grand Rapids on May 1.
The top events of the United States Bowling Congress Collegiate season, the Intercollegiate Team Championships and Intercollegiate Singles Championships, will be held from May 3-8 at the Spectrum Entertainment Complex, 5656 Clyde Park Ave. SW in Wyoming.
LANSING — Michigan on Friday eased outdoor stadium capacity restrictions before Opening Day but ordered weekly testing of teen athletes amid a climbing coronavirus case rate that ranks fourth nationally over the past week.
The Grand Rapids Tidal Waves, a women’s tackle football team, will be opening its 2021 season against the Columbus (Indiana) Vanguards at 5 p.m. May 1.
West Michigan saw a 76.1% drop in visitor spending and a 54.5% decrease in sports events in 2020 compared to 2019 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the West Michigan Sports Commission’s sports tourism economic impact report.
After more than a year off the field, the West Michigan Whitecaps will begin their 2021 season on the road against the Fort Wayne TinCaps on May 4.
Amway River Bank Run organizers announced the 2021 event was moved to Oct. 23.
The recreational trail at Indian Trails Golf Course is now open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. for fat-tire biking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, weather permitting.
Momentum continues to bring more Michiganders into the world of online gambling and sports betting after it was legalized a few weeks ago.
LANSING — A ban on popular high school winter sports was lifted Thursday by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration, days after frustrated parents and anxious teens rallied at the Capitol to try to persuade officials that basketball, wrestling and hockey could safely take place during the coronavirus pandemic.