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A Very Merry Women’s Final Four Wish List

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2017

We’re making a list and checking it twice because it’s officially 100 days until the NCAA Women’s Final Four tips off in Columbus! As you prepare to celebrate the holiday season, we’re giving you inspiration for those last-minute stocking stuffers.


Give the Gift of Basketball

There’s no better

20 Years of #sportsincbus

Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2017

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Greater Columbus Sports Commission (Sports Commission) but it’s not the only milestone we are recognizing in 2017! Linda Shetina Logan, executive director and our fearless leader, is celebrating her 20th (!) anniversary with Experience Columbus and the

Michelle PerryI have been fortunate to have had operational and organizational responsibilities for 11 Women’s Final Fours and one Men’s Final Four. I have seen the Women’s Final Four grow from a weekend featuring three games to an event that absolutely captivates an entire community for a week long celebration

Dear Columbus, by Katie Smith

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dear Columbus,Basketball coach Katie Smith

My name is Katie Smith and I want to share my feelings about two of my greatest loves: basketball and Columbus.

Growing up in Southeastern Ohio, my parents provided my family and me with many opportunities: choir, dance, 4-H and sports. We had to travel for many of these activities so

Cleveland Cavaliers Bring Championship Spirit to Ohio State

Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Cavaliers trophyWho’s the second-most popular member of the world-champion Cleveland Cavaliers?

Kyrie? Kevin? J.R.?

Maybe, but it just might be Larry.


That’s what the Cavs’ trophy handler and security person call the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. And Larry was on display as part of the Cavs Fan Fest

Basketball TeamAdd another team to Ohio State’s growing list of national champions.

The OSU Ballstars Gray won the NIRSA men’s club national championship on Sunday, topping James Madison University 64-51.

“This feels great, amazing,” said Ryan Murray, who scored 26 points in the championship game and was named MVP