Columbus Sports Stories & Scoops

Jesse Ghiorzi
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Jesse Ghiorzi

Jesse Ghiorzi is the director of marketing at the Greater Columbus Sports Commission. He’s married to a wonderful woman named Chelsi, father of a dope daughter named Cecilia and frequent walker of a dog named Mia. He likes to travel to new places, drink bourbon and watch sports. Sometimes all three at once.

Columbus Hosts MLS Cup

Never count out Columbus. Congratulations to the Columbus Crew on a thrilling win Saturday night. Columbus will face LAFC in the MLS Cup at Lower.com Field on Saturday, December 9 at 4 p.m. ET. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, December 6 at ColumbusCrew.com. Down 2-0 at the…

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How to Watch Figure Skating Like an Expert

From Axels to Salchows there's a lot of terminology in figure skating that doesn't get used anywhere else. That can make it tough to follow along or know what to watch for. But we've got your back with an all-new Fan Guide straight from the experts at U.S. Figure Skating. Study up before the U.S…

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Columbus Hosts College GameDay for the 23rd time

College GameDay is back in the 'Bus this weekend for a B1G matchup. No. 7 Penn State takes on No. 3 Ohio State in Columbus on Saturday, October 21 noon ET. You can watch it on FOX as part of the network's Big Noon Kickoff. Saturday will be the 23rd time College GameDay comes to Columbus. That's…

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Brian Boitano and Jason Brown in Columbus Recap

Brian Boitano and Jason Brown visited Columbus in August to help kick off single session ticket sales for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. In between media interviews, video shoots, a Learn to Skate event and a tour of Nationwide Arena, they made time to check out the city. We asked them what…

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2023 Community Cup Recap

Competition We were thrilled to break last year's record with nearly 1,300 registered athletes. Thirty-six teams competed, with DIV checking in as the largest division with 13 teams. We had 14 sports once again, but they weren't all the same as last year. Soccer Kick and Hockey Shot featured updated…

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Where to Watch the Women's World Cup in Columbus

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is set to take over the summer as it runs July 20-August 20, 2023 in Australia and New Zealand. It’ll be the biggest tournament yet, with 32 teams competing in 64 matches. The last two editions in 2015 and 2019 had 24 teams and 52 matches. The U.S. Women’s National Team…

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Columbus to host 2024 MLS All-Star Game

The MLS All-Star Game is coming back to Columbus on July, 17 2024. It will be the first All-Star Game at Lower.com Field, and the third in city history. Historic Crew Stadium hosted it in 2000 and 2005. The week will be packed with things to do and see in Columbus, like concerts, skills challenges…

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Why Kids Should Play Multiple Sports

Playing multiple sports benefits children in several ways, including reducing the chance for overuse injuries and burnout. Nowadays playing multiple sports often means opening your wallet multiple times for equipment, league fees, travel expenses and more. But that doesn't have to be the case…

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