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RELEASE: 2016 Cleveland Browns Orange & Brown Scrimmage Registration Opens Thursday, June 23

Jun 21

Training camp event returns to Columbus and Ohio Stadium on August 6

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BLOG: Cleveland Browns Return to Ohio Stadium in August

Jun 17

By Steve Wartenberg | The first big, public debut of the Hue Jackson era will take place right here in Columbus at Ohio Stadium.

The Cleveland Browns and their new head coach will hold their annual Orange & Brown Scrimmage at the Shoe on Saturday, August 6 from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tickets are free.

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RELEASE: Columbus to Host North American Gay Volleyball Association Championships in 2017

Jun 16

COLUMBUS (June 16, 2016) – The North American Gay Volleyball Association (NAGVA) Championships will be held at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center on May 26-29, 2017. The event is expected to bring in approximately 150 teams and over 1,000 players, coaches and fans to Columbus. Teams from the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico will travel to the city to compete in the tournament, which will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2017. SVEDKA Vodka, Axis Nightclub and Union Café will sponsor the event.

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RELEASE: Columbus to Host Cleveland Browns’ 2016 Orange & Brown Scrimmage August 6

Jun 15

Browns to host 2016 Orange & Brown Scrimmage in Columbus Training camp event returns to Ohio Stadium on August 6

COLUMBUS (June 15, 2016) — The Cleveland Browns will host the team’s 2016 “Orange & Brown Scrimmage” at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Saturday, August 6 from 3:00-5:30 p.m. The late afternoon on-field session at The Horseshoe will be free to all fans.

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RELEASE: FOX Sports’ Joe Buck, Paul Azinger, Curtis Strange and Mark Loomis to Headline the 2016 Morning Sports Report

Jun 09

Broadcasters for 2016 U.S. Senior Open Championship in Columbus at Scioto Country Club Leads Special Guests for Central Ohio’s Marquee Sports Community Gathering

Greater Columbus Convention Center | Union Station Ballroom

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BLOG: There’s Something Special About the JVA SummerFest

Jun 06

By Steve Wartenberg | The Junior Volleyball Association (JVA) is determined to create something special in Columbus – and they’re off to a rousing, action-packed start.

The first JVA SummerFest at the Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) attracted more than 320 girls’ youth teams from several states, including plenty of nationally ranked teams. About 3,500 athletes competed in the two-day event, that concluded Sunday, and at least 5,000 of their family members, friends and fans attended. All these volleyball-loving visitors are expected to spend at least $2.5 million.

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BLOG: Columbus Crew SC Hosts Olympic Day During Camp Series

Jun 02

As school winds down and summer begins, many families look for activities to keep their children active throughout the season. Enrolling in camps for sports-loving kids is a popular choice to help them hone their skills. For avid soccer fans,Columbus Crew SC  exclusive Camp Series, presented by OhioHealth, is a great option and one close to home.

Campers can choose from either a Day Camp or Residential Camp for their experience. As an added bonus this year, campers who attend the Youth Residential Camp from June 19-June 24 will participate in Olympic Day on June 21!

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RELEASE: Columbus to Host 1st Annual Junior Volleyball Association SummerFest at Greater Columbus Convention Center June 4-5

May 31

New National Girls Competition to be Held in Columbus Through 2018

Columbus (May 31, 2016) – The Junior Volleyball Association (JVA) will host its 1st annual JVA SummerFest in Columbus at the Greater Columbus Convention Center June 4-5, 2016.

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BLOG: Big Talent Competes at Ohio High School Boys Volleyball State Championship

May 31

By Steve Wartenberg | The Knights of Archbishop Alter sure seem to like playing at Capital University.

“I love this place, it’s a central location and they put on a fabulous event,” said coach Craig Erford, minutes after his team topped Walsh Jesuit to win its third consecutive Division II Ohio High School Boys Volleyball Association (OHSBVA) State Championship.

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BLOG: NCAA Lacrosse Quarterfinals Shows Growth of Sport in Central Ohio

May 23

By Steve Wartenberg | The members of Columbus Old Dogs Lacrosse gathered outside Ohio Stadium on Sunday, to tailgate and prepare for the start of the first of two NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship quarterfinal games.

Lacrosse in Central Ohio sure has come a long way since the members of this local 35-and-older lacrosse club were in high school.

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