Michigan


PureMI

Sault International Festival of Races Ready to Run

September 25, 2020

Join up to 500 runners as part of the Sault International Festival of Races (formerly the Sault International Marathon) on Saturday. more >>


MI

Great Lakes Relaxed Bike Tour Ready to Roll

September 17, 2020

Pure Michigan has news of a week-long road cycling trip through the east end of the Upper Peninsula. more >>


Toyota

Toyota Series Northern Division Continues

September 15, 2020

The Toyota Series Northern Division will continue with a tournament in Trenton, MI, Sept. 17-19, with the Toyota Series at Detroit River. more >>


Bassmaster

YETI To Sponsor Elite Event At Lake St. Clair

August 21, 2020

The 2020 YETI Bassmaster Elite at Lake St. Clair is running now through August 23 in Macomb County, Michigan. more >>


Bassmaster

Giant Smallmouth Will Determine Outcome Of Bassmaster Elite Series Event At Lake St. Clair

August 19, 2020

Lake St. Clair's bountiful waters will offer plenty of opportunities when the Bassmaster Elite Series visits Aug. 20-23. more >>



Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


WestMi

West Michigan Sports Commission Hosted Most Sporting Events and Athletes/Visitors plus Booked Most Hotel Nights in Single Year

May 18, 2020

The West Michigan Sports Commission hosted 99 events in 2019, attracting the most athletes and visitors in one year at 230,382. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


LPGAMeijer

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give Touted as Best Tournament for Families and Foodies

March 16, 2020

The 2019 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give was recognized as the Most Family Friendly and Best “Foodie” Experience on Tour. more >>


WestMichigan

West Michigan Sports Commission Greets 2020 with Healthy Growth

January 15, 2020

The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) kicked off 2020 with a number of changes signaling healthy growth. more >>


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Articles

Bulldogs Article | September 14, 2020
From Coast to Coast, #LetThemPlay is Gaining Traction – and Volume

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Right now, there’s no telling whether the #LetThemPlay campaign will be enough to convince the powers-that-be to allow youth sports to resume....   More>>


HSFB Article | September 12, 2020
Gains Made by High School Football, Volleyball Could Lead the Comeback of Youth Sports

By: Michael Popke

While this is typically when the National Federation of State High School Associations releases its annual sports participation survey, listing all...   More>>


XFL Article | August 4, 2020
From XFL to Lingerie, Alternative Football Could Drive Venue Use in Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The definition of the eternal optimist might be found in the owners of alternate football leagues. Cases in point this week: Mike Ditka and Dwayne...   More>>


MiddleAgeDudes Article | July 28, 2020
Amateur Baseball Draws Fans to Minor League Stadiums

By: Michael Popke

Ready for some great news? Baseball is back and in many cases, is allowing players to bring back their glory days on the diamond. But lest you think...   More>>


InsideEvents Article | June 5, 2020
Inside Events: Meijer State Games of Michigan’s Virtual Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Throughout the month, the Meijer State Game of Michigan is hosting its first Virtual Games with running, cycling, BMX, fishing, golfing, rowing,...   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Catering to Senior Athletes

By: Mike Guswiler

As destinations attract sports tournaments to their cities and regions, it’s a natural inclination to pursue the prestigious, high-profile events....   More>>


OnllineAuditions Article | April 28, 2020
Virtual Tryouts Allowing Teams to Gather Athletes for Next Season

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Rah-rah for COVID-19? That’s a no-no. But cheer squads in the NFL, whose auditions were halted by the virus, have been instituting virtual tryouts,...   More>>


Venues Article | April 7, 2020
Sports Venues Switching Gears from Hospitality to Hospital

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the latest paradigm shift for the sports planning industry that has shifted so much lately, venues that normally welcome soccer teams, racehorses...   More>>


HSBass Article | March 10, 2020
More States Sanctioning Bass Fishing as a High School Sport

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Somewhere between Super Tuesday and the COVID lockdowns, something was quietly happening in the Southeast that would be a bellwether for high school...   More>>


blank Article | March 6, 2020
Water Supply

By: Michael Popke

The blue water, the smell of chlorine, the dynamic power of athletes – it’s all part of the lure of competitive swimming and diving. Nationwide,...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

AnnArbor Case study | March 19, 2017
A Big 10 College City with a Small-Town Vibe   

By: Michael Popke

When people think of Ann Arbor, Michigan, the first thing that probably comes to mind is Michigan Stadium, “The Big House” on the University of... More>>



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