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RUMBLINGS: OHSAA FOOTBALL GRIDIRON GANG
By Bob Hunter | The Columbus Dispatch | February 14, 2014

COLUMBUS IN RUNNING FOR WOMEN’S FINAL FOUR
Staff Report | The Columbus Dispatch | January 28, 2014

COLUMBUS AMONG FINALISTS TO HOST WOMEN’S FINAL FOUR
By Jerod Smalley | NBC4 | January 27, 2014

2013 HUNTER AWARDS: THE BEST AND NOT SO BEST FROM THE CENTRAL OHIO SPORTS SCENE
By Bob Hunter | The Columbus Dispatch | December 29, 2013

EDITORIAL: HOCKEY EVENT BACK ON TRACK
Editorial Board | The Columbus Dispatch | November 6, 2013

COLUMBUS LOOKS TO HOST BIG-TIME SPORTS DESPITE DECISION AGAINST BIDDING FOR OLYMPICS
By Caroline Keyes | The Lantern | November 5, 2013

GETTING ALL-STAR GAME IS BIG WIN FOR JACKETS, CITY
By Michael Arace | The Columbus Dispatch | November 3, 2013

BLUE JACKETS TO HOST 2015 ALL-STAR GAME
By Aaron Portzline | The Columbus Dispatch | November 3, 2013

COLUMBUS AN NCAA FINALIST IN EIGHT EVENTS
By Ray Stein | The Columbus Dispatch | October 31, 2013

2014 WINTER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE HELD AT OHIO STATE
Staff Report | USA Diving | October 28, 2013

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS FIND VALUE IN SCHOTTENSTEIN ARENA
By Bob Baptist | The Columbus Dispatch | October 22, 2013

SPORT EXECS’ MEETING COULD BRING EVENTS TO COLUMBUS
By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch | October 22, 2013

COLUMBUS TOURISM OFFICIALS RAMPING UP PLANS TO DRAW MORE VISITORS
By Andrea Tortora | Columbus Business First | October 11, 2013

PRESIDENTS CUP A HOLE-IN-ONE FOR PROMOTING CENTRAL OHIO
By Mark Williams | The Columbus Dispatch | October 3, 2013

MUIRFIELD SET-UP ADDS DRAMATIC FLAIR
By Bob Baptist | The Columbus Dispatch | October 3, 2013

PRESIDENTS CUP MEANS ECONOMIC BOOST FOR REGION
By Jennifer Jarrell | 10 TV News | September 30, 2013

BO KNOWS HIS TRAINING CENTER IN HILLIARD WILL SUCCEED
By Jeff Bell |  Columbus Business First | September 23, 2013

ECONOMIC IMPACT, WORLDWIDE EXPOSURE LAUDED
By Jennifer Noblit | ThisWeek Community News | September 18, 2013

DOS A CERO: HOW COLUMBUS BECAME HOME TO A GREAT U.S. SOCCER TRADITION
By Barry Petchesky | Deadspin | September 11, 2013

MLS PRESIDENT THRILLED WITH SCENE AT U.S.-MEXICO, OPEN TO IDEA OF NEW CREW STADIUM
By Jeff Bell | Columbus Business First | September 11, 2013

U.S.-MEXICO: AMERICANS CLINCH WORLD CUP BERTH WITH WIN, HONDURAS TIE
By Steven Groff | The Washington Post | September 10, 2013

THE COLUMBUS AURA IS UNDENIABLE IN U.S. SOCCER LORE
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN FC | September 10, 2013

HOW DID COLUMBUS BECOME THE UNOFFICIAL HOME OF U.S. SOCCER?
By Brian Straus | Sports Illustrated | September 10, 2013

MLS: KANSAS CITY’S SOCCER-AND-MORE DEVELOPMENT INSPIRES COLUMBUS-AREA OFFICIALS
By Adam Jardy | The Columbus Dispatch | September 7, 2013

MAYOR COLEMAN, COLUMBUS PREPARE FOR USA VS. MEXICO AND PRESIDENTS CUP
Staff Report | Columbus Crew | September 3, 2013

MAJOR SOCCER, GOLF EVENTS COMING TO CENTRAL OHIO
By Ken Hines | ABC 6 News | September 3, 2013

Q&A WITH GENE SMITH
Staff Report | Columbus CEO | September 2013

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: SPORTS HELPS BUILD BETTER FUTURES FOR GIRLS
By Nichole Dunn | The Columbus Dispatch | August 31, 2013

ESPN SERIES GETS TO THE HEART OF WOMEN’S ATHLETICS
By Michael Arace | The Columbus Dispatch | August 28, 2013

ARNOLD VOWS TO STAY HERE WITHOUT VETS MEMORIAL
By Josh Jarmon | The Columbus Dispatch | August 15, 2013

PRESIDENTS CUP SEEN WHIPPING UP $50 MILLION IN SPENDING FOR CENTRAL OHIO
By Jeff Bell | Business First | July 24, 2013

PRESIDENTS CUP OPENING OCT. 2 AT COLUMBUS COMMONS TO FEATURE RASCAL FLATTS
By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch | July 24, 2013

SPONSOR FIELD GROWS WITH MULTISPORT FESTIVAL PATTERNED AFTER CAPITAL CITY HALF MARATHON
By Jeff Bell | Business First | July 24, 2013

BOWLING | US OPEN: VARIED SITES POSE CHALLENGE
By Joey Kaufman | The Columbus Dispatch | July 20, 2013

CLIPPERS LEAD 3 OHIO TEAMS ONTO TOP 10 LIST
By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch | July 20, 2013

MID-OHIO RACING TO BIGGER STAGE
By Craig Lovelace | Business First | July 19, 2013

BATTLE OF THE SEXES SET TO STRIKE UP INTEREST IN PRO BOWLING EVENTS
By Amy Saunders | The Columbus Dispatch | July 18, 2013

BOWLING’S U.S. OPEN AND “BATTLE OF THE SEXES” FINAL ROLLS INTO COLUMBUS
Staff Report | Market Watch | July 11, 2013

FENCING: PHYSICAL CHESS BREAKING THROUGH IN CENTRAL OHIO
By Isaac Teich | The Columbus Dispatch | July 5, 2013

FENCING: COLUMBUS TAKES CENTER STAGE OF SPORT’S UNIVERSE
By Joey Kaufman | The Columbus Dispatch | June 28, 2013

COLUMBUS, BOWLING AND REDISCOVERING AMERICANA
By Mayor Michael B. Coleman | The Huffington Post | June 12, 2013

NATIONWIDE ARENA SWINGING TO PROFIT, HELPED BY  CONCERTS, IDLED NHL SEASON
By Jeff Bell | Business First  | June 10, 2013

SPORTS COMMISSION GETS BUSY AHEAD OF NEW NCAA SITE-SELECTION PROCESS
By Jeff Bell | Business First | May 28, 2013

URBAN MEYER TO TALK OHIO STATE FOOTBALL AT MORNING SPORTS REPORT EVENT
By Jeff Bell | Business First | May 8, 2013

COLUMBUS TO REPRISE ROLE AS ‘MLS THINK TANK’ DURING SOCCER BUSINESS SUMMIT
By Jeff Bell | Business First | May 2, 2013

BALANCING ACT
By Amanda Pierce | Columbus Monthly | May 2013

BO JACKSON’S SPORTS CENTER NEARER TO REALITY IN HILLIARD 
By Jeff Bell | Business First | April 26, 2013

COLUMBUS TO PASS ON 2024 OLYMPIC BID
By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch | April 17, 2013

CRANE FAMILY DONATES $13.5M TO OHIO STAE FOR SPORTS MEDICINE CENTER, EDUCATION INITIATIVES
By Jeff Bell | Business First | April 3, 2013

A COORDINATED BRANDING STRATEGY
Staff Report |TSE Consulting| April 2013

SOCCER SCORES BIG WITH COLUMBUS TV VIEWERS DURING U.S.-MEXICO
By Jeff BellBusiness First | Thursday, March 28, 2013

GLOVES ARE OFF AS CITIES COMPETE FOR CONVENTION AND TOURISM BUSINESS
By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch | Sunday, March 24, 2013

HISTORY HELPS SECURE U.S., MEXICO GAME
By Adam Jardy | The Columbus Dispatch | Friday, March 22, 2013

EXPERIENCE GETS BETTER

Staff Editorial | The Columbus Dispatch | Thursday, March 7, 2013

COLUMBUS MAYOR COLEMAN TO NHL: READY WHEN YOU ARE
By Aaron Portzline | The Columbus Dispatch | Sunday, March 3, 2013

THE ARNOLD’S BACK, AND COLUMBUS IS PUMPED
By Lori Kurtzman | The Columbus Dispatch | Wednesday, February 27, 2013

OLYMPICS FAR-FETCHED FOR SURE, BUT OFFICIALS GRATEFUL FOR ATTENTION
By Evan Weese | Business First | Friday, February 22, 2013

MLS DRAFT COMING TO COLUMBUS?
By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch | Tuesday, February 12, 2013

SCHWARZENEGGER’S ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL IS THE LARGEST IN THE WORLD, BUT HOW DID IT END UP IN COLUMBUS, OHIO?

By Rich Warren | The Cleveland Plain Dealer | Sunday, February 10, 2013

CREW HOME IS LOGICAL CHOICE FOR U.S.-MEXICO
By Michael Arace | The Columbus Dispatch | Saturday, February 9, 2013

HILTON EXPECTED TO HELP COLUMBUS ATTRACT EVENTS ON A GRANDER SCALE
By Evan Weese | Business First | Friday, February 1, 2013

MAKING NOISE: REHAB OF COOPER STADIUM

By Dennis Read | Columbus Monthly | Friday, February 1, 2013

2015 GAY SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES TO BE HELD IN COLUMBUS
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Tuesday, January 31, 2013

USA TRACK & FIELD HALF MARATHON NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS HEADED TO COLUMBUS
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Thursday, January 17, 2013

COLUMBUS CREW BIDDING TO HOST MLS DRAFT IN 2019
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Thursday, January 10, 2013

COLUMBUS HOCKEY TOWN U.S.A.
By Alan Solomon | Home & Away Magazine | Monday, January 7, 2013

NEWSMAKERS: LINDA LOGAN
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Friday, December 28, 2012

PRESIDENTS CUP MAY QUALIFY FOR NEW STATE SPORTS GRANTS
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Friday, December 21, 2012

WOULDN’T OHIO-ONLY TOURNAMENT BE GREAT?
By Rob Oller | The Columbus Dispatch | Thursday, December 20, 2012

NASCAR’S WALTRIP TO BECOME PARTNER IN WEST SIDE’S SPARC COMPLEX
By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch | Tuesday, December 4, 2012

OHIO STATE ATHLETICS TO BUILD NEW 4,000-SEAT COVELLI ARENA TO REPLACE ST. JOHN
By Encarnacion Pyle | The Columbus Dispatch | Wednesday, November 21, 2012

WISE PLAN (EDITORIAL ON FRAC FUNDING)
Staff Editorial | The Columbus Dispatch | Sunday, November 18, 2012

YWCA OF COLUMBUS NAMES LINDA LOGAN WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT
Staff Report | The Columbus Dispatch | Thursday, November 15, 2012

MID-OHIO NASCAR DREAM A REALITY
By Tim May | The Columbus Dispatch | Wednesday, November 14, 2012

MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE POISED TO LAND NASCAR RACE
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Tuesday, November 13, 2012

TOUCHE (EDITORIAL ON USA FENCING)
Staff Editorial | The Columbus Dispatch | Sunday, November 3, 2012

OHIO STATE AND OHIO WESLEYAN BRING BACK NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS TO COLUMBUS IN 2014, 2015
Staff Report | NCAA | Thursday, November 1, 2012

COLUMBUS TO HOST FENCING CHAMPIONSHIPS
By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch | Wednesday, October 31, 2012

JACK NICKLAUS EXPECTS RAUCOUS CROWDS TO CONTINUE AT 2013 PRESIDENTS CUP
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Tuesday, October 2, 2012

RESIDENTS WILL HELP SHOWCASE CITY FOR INTERNATIONAL EVENT
By Jennifer Noblit | ThisWeek Community News | Wednesday, August 29, 2012

COLUMBUS RANKED IN TOP 5 TV MARKETS FOR NBC’S LONDON OLYMPICS COVERAGE
By Doug Buchanan | Business First | Tuesday, August 14, 2012

CONVENTIONS A BOON FOR COLUMBUS HOTELS
By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch | Sunday, August 12, 2012

COUNTDOWN: COLUMBUS CLIPPERS TOPS IN OHIO IN MINOR-LEAGUE ATTENDANCE
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Thursday, August 9, 2012

MLS COMMISH GARBER: COLUMBUS CREW NEEDS MORE SUPPORT
By Rick Rouan | Business First | Wednesday, July 25, 2012

MLS SUMMIT BRINGING 250+ SOCCER EXECS TO COLUMBUS FOR WORLD CUP QUALIFIER
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Thursday, July 19, 2012

COOPER STADIUM TO BECOME SPORTS PAVILION AND AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH COMPLEX
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Wednesday, July 18, 2012

VOLLEYBALL GOES ON, THANKS TO TEAM EFFORT
By Michael Arace | The Columbus Dispatch | Wednesday, July 4, 2012

SLIDESHOW: USA VOLLEYBALL TOURNEY PACKS $30M ECONOMIC WALLOP
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Thursday, June 28, 2012

JUNIOR VOLLEYBALL NATIONALS HAVE CENTRAL OHIO FLAIR
By Blake Williams | The Columbus Dispatch |  Thursday, June 28, 2012

SELLING THE CITY
By Jennifer Wray | Columbus C.E.O. | Tuesday, June 26, 2012

TEAM OWNERSHIP HITS HOME RUN IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
By Charles Taylor | National Association of Counties |  Thursday, June 21, 2012

CLIPPERS’ WORTH RATES TIES FOR 4TH IN U.S.
By Jacob Kanclerz | The Columbus Dispatch | Tuesday, June 12, 2012

VOLLEYBALL TOURNEY COULD BRING CITY $25M
By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch | Friday, June 8, 2012

HOT CHOCOLATE 15/5K RACE COMING TO COLUMBUS IN NOVEMBER
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Friday, June 1, 2012

COLUMBUS CHIPPING IN TO BRING PRESIDENTS CUP TO DUBLIN
By Jeff Bell | Business First | Wednesday, May 30, 2012

HOW CITY’S SPORTS COMMISSION BECAME AN ECONOMIC GAME-CHANGER 
By Steve Wartenberg | The Columbus Dispatch | Friday, March 16, 2012