The Columbus Sports Scene Blog

BLOG: Shootout for Soldiers Honors Veterans with Family-Friendly Event

Jul 14

By Steve Wartenberg | Over the years, and in several different sports, Jason Dote has been involved in more tournaments than he can count as a player, coach and parent. But the upcoming Shootout for Soldiers on July 16-17, a 24-hour lacrosse event and family-fun festival and fundraiser for veteran’s organizations, is different.

“This is by far the most unique and fun sporting event I’ve ever been involved with,” said Dote, who will play on about half a dozen teams during the tournament at Thomas Worthington High. “And the idea behind it, and what it stands for, makes it even more special.”

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Release: National Volleyball League to Host Next Leg of Professional Tour with $50,000 Midwest Championships in Columbus

Jul 13

Beach Volleyball Tournament Will Be Held at Flannagan’s Dublin July 14-16

COLUMBUS (July 13, 2016) – The National Volleyball League (NVL) is heading to Columbus July this weekend for the next stop on its professional beach volleyball tour. The “Soul of Beach Volleyball” will host its Midwest Championships July 14-16 at Flannagan’s Dublin, a venue that boasts 13 beach volleyball courts, a Vegas-style swim up pool bar, and a 6,000 square foot sports bar. 

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BLOG: International Soccer Star Power Comes to Columbus

Jul 08

By Steve Wartenberg | The amazing Cristiano Ronaldo headed in the first goal as Portugal topped Wales and its superstar Gareth Bale 2-0 in the semifinals of Euro16 on Wednesday.

On Sunday, Portugal will host France in the Euro16 championship match … and on July 27, Ronaldo and Bale will be in Columbus, as their Real Madrid (Spain) squad takes on Paris Saint-Germain (France) in the International Champions Cup.

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RELEASE: Columbus Blue Jackets, Clippers, Crew SC and Ohio State Join the 2016 Morning Sports Report

Jul 07

Central Ohio’s Marquee Sports Community Gathering Adds Special Guests in Coaches from NHL and MLS Franchises, GM from MiLB Team and NCAA Athletic Director

Wednesday, August 10 | Greater Columbus Convention Center – Union Station Ballroom | 7–9:15 a.m.

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BLOG: National Volleyball League and Flannagan’s Dublin Bring Pro Beach Volleyball to Central Ohio

Jun 30

By Steve Wartenberg | David Straub never intended to build what he believes is the country’s largest beach volleyball facility and entertainment center, and the site of the National Volleyball League (NVL) Midwest Championships Beach Volleyball Pro Tour event July 14 to 16.

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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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