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March Madness in Columbus

The Basics NCAA Men's March Madness is back in Columbus March 17 & 19. Eight teams will come to Nationwide Arena but only two will book their tickets to the Sweet 16. There are three sessions, each with two games. Friday early, Friday late and Sunday. Game times will be released on Selection Sunday…

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Glytch To Build ESports Stadium in Columbus

Columbus is getting another esports venue. One year after the Belong Gaming Arena opened at Polaris, Glytch announced plans to open a 2,000-seat arena in Central Ohio by 2024 or 2025. Glytch plans to build 32 arenas throughout the U.S. and Canada over the next seven years. Columbus will mark…

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Columbus Will Run it Back in 2027

It’s time to Run it Back, Columbus! Like every great story in sports, ours is a comeback. The process to bring the Women’s Final Four to Columbus started with a lost bid in 2008. Ten years later, after regrouping and linking across public & private sectors, the city came together to host an…

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Where to Watch the World Cup in Columbus

The FIFA World Cup starts Sunday, November 20 and runs through Sunday, December 18. Most years, it’s played during the summer, but this year, soccer’s top tournament joins the holiday season. The U.S. Men’s National Team won twice in Columbus on their way to qualifying for the tournament, defeating…

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Big Ten Women's Soccer Championship in Columbus

In 1994, the Big Ten athletic conference began an annual postseason tournament of the best teams within the conference. The single-elimination tournament gives teams a chance to punch their ticket to the NCAA Division I women’s soccer tournament, with the Big Ten tournament champion receiving an…

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