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Columbus makes 2015 Gay Softball World Series a standout

Aug 21

By Steve Wartenberg | They came to Columbus to play softball, but were impressed by what they saw, played on, ate, drank, visited and discovered here.

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Cleveland Cavaliers Preseason Action Returns to Columbus

Aug 21

The Cavaliers are returning to the Schottenstein Center to face the Memphis Grizzlies in NBA preseason action Monday, October 12 at 7PM. The “Schott” will serve as the Cavs home court. Tickets go on sale Thursday, September 10 at 10AM.

The 2015 Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers make their much anticipated 2015-16 season debut in October with a starting lineup of seven preseason games. The Cavs preseason presented by Discount Drug Mart features three games in Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena and two on the road in Philadelphia and Toronto. Two #AllForOhio games will be played in Cincinnati and Columbus presented by MusclePharm Combat Crunch.

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Junior Volleyball Association Brings New SummerFest to Columbus

Aug 19

National Girls Competition to be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center June 2016-2018

Columbus (August 19, 2015) – The Junior Volleyball Association (JVA) will host its first annual JVA SummerFest in Columbus. The competition will be held at Greater Columbus Convention Center June 4-5, 2016, and will return that same weekend for an additional two years.

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Columbus Welcomes NAGAAA’s Gay Softball World Series Back Home

Aug 17

Steve Wartenberg | “Welcome home,” said Columbus City Council President Andrew Ginther.

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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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Columbus Gears Up for Cleveland Browns Scrimmage at Ohio Stadium Friday

Aug 04

By Steve Wartenberg | Thousands of brown-and-orange clad Cleveland Browns fans will take over Ohio Stadium on Friday, cheering on their favorite team, barking up a storm and singing Hang on Sloopy.

“Columbus is such an incredible town for youth, high school, college and professional football,” said Kevin Griffin, the Browns vice president of fan experience and marketing. “Look at the presence of Ohio State football and the TV ratings (for college and NFL games and the NFL draft) and how Columbus is always in the Top 5 cities in the country.”

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Ohio High School Athletic Association Extends Football Finals Stay in Columbus Through 2016

Aug 04

Extra year added to two-year contract; all-session tickets for 2015 state finals go on sale Aug. 17

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USA Volleyball Brings 2016 Girls’ Junior National Qualifier for Girls 18 and Under to Columbus

Jul 28

USA Volleyball brings first-time qualifier event

to the Greater Columbus Convention Center January 29-31

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Columbus to Host USA Swimming Speedo Sectionals at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion July 22 – 25

Jul 22 Press Release

800 of the Fastest Swimmers Descend on Columbus from Ohio, Indiana and Michigan

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NAGAAA Looks to Show Off Columbus Even More for the 2015 Gay Softball World Series

Jul 20

By Steve Wartenberg | It’s rare for the Gay Softball World Series to return to a city after only five years.

But this is Columbus, where rare and exciting things happen on a regular basis. The North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance’s 2015 Gay Softball World Series will be here from Aug. 13 to 22. About 5,000 players, coaches, officials and fans will come to Columbus, with visitor spending estimated to be well over the $5 million economic impact realized in 2010.

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