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BLOG: The Women’s Sports Report Highlights Olympic Stars and Homegrown Talent

Feb 18

By Steve Wartenberg | When Katie Smith was growing up in Logan, Ohio there were no youth basketball leagues for girls.

“I had to play on a boy’s fifth-grade team,” said Smith, 41, who went on to star at Ohio State and in the WNBA and win three Olympic gold medals with the U.S. Women’s basketball team.

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BLOG: 2016 Year in Sports in Columbus

Jan 12

By Steve Wartenberg | Why does Columbus love sports?

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BLOG: An Interview with Columbus’ #1 Sports Fan: Mayor Michael B. Coleman

Dec 30

 

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BLOG: Linda Logan Shares Her ‘Life and Career in Sports’ with Ohio Dominican Students

Oct 21

By Steve Wartenberg | Her first job in the world sports was with the Cleveland Nets of World TeamTennis.

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RELEASE: Marlene Rankin, Daughter of Jesse Owens, to Join Mayor Coleman, Ohio State President Drake and Stephanie Hightower as Grand Marshals for Jesse Owens Jog

Oct 08

Grand Marshals Ready to Lead Several Hundred Participants in Inaugural 2.62 Mile Fun Run & Walk

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RELEASE: Greater Columbus Sports Commission Announces Four Additions, One Promotion for 2015

Sep 14

Four New Hires Add Depth to Marketing, Sales and Administration Teams

Columbus (September 14, 2015) – The Greater Columbus Sports Commission has added Jenn Cartmille, Laura Brown, Michelle Mercer and Taylor Franklin to the organization in 2015. In addition, Brenda Carter has transitioned to a new role.

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BLOG: Recapping the 2015 Morning Sports Report

Aug 06

By Steve Wartenberg | It was fitting that the coach of the Undisputed National Champion football team was one of the featured speakers at the Morning Sports Report of the Greater Columbus Sports Commission.

Ohio State’s Urban Meyer joked that he’s watched the celebration video about 67,000 times, but quickly added that “life goes on and its time to move forward and get win No. 1 in 2015.”

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RELEASE: Cleveland Browns’ General Manager Ray Farmer and President Alec Scheiner, Indians’ Carlos Baerga Join the 2015 Morning Sports Report

Jul 17

Thursday, August 6 | Greater Columbus Convention Center – Grand Ballrooms 1-3 | 7–9:15 a.m.

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RELEASE: Columbus Blue Jackets’ Nick Foligno and Crew SC’s Wil Trapp Join the 2015 Morning Sports Report

Jul 07

COLUMBUS (July 7, 2015) – Joining Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer at The Greater Columbus Sports Commission’s The Morning Sports Report, presented by Marathon, will be Columbus Blue Jackets Captain Nick Foligno and the Columbus Crew SC’s Vice Captain Wil Trapp.

The Morning Sports Report will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 7-9:15 a.m., at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Grand Ballrooms 1-3. Starting with a VIP reception presen ted by Time Warner Cable Business Class, this annual sports town hall meeting provides fans an inside look at Central Ohio’s sports scene, featuring its teams, notable figures, upcoming events and a Fan Fair full of exhibits by our sports teams and select vendors.

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BLOG: Legacy of Former Buckeye Doug Beal Comes Home with USA Volleyball this Summer

Jul 03

By Steve Wartenberg | It takes a long time for Doug Beal to make his way from one end of the Greater Columbus Convention Center to the other. Plenty of people want to say hello, strategize, plan, pitch, share memories and a few laughs with the CEO of US A Volleyball.

“I’m here to get a feel for the event and try and figure out ways to enhance the experience for the players, coaches, parents, the college coaches here to scout players and all the officials,” said Beal, 67, who has deep central Ohio roots and helped grow the sport he loves locally, nationally and internationally.

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