GREATER COLUMBUS SPORTS COMMISSION BLOG

Your Guide to the Perfect Columbus Sports Watch Party

Although we’re not gathering in the stands at Blue Jackets and Crew SC games this season, there’s still plenty to be excited for if you’re a Columbus sports fan. Columbus is once again cheering on the Blue Jackets in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Blue Jackets continue their series rematch against…

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Covering Sports During COVID-19: Q&A With CBJ Reporter Dave Maetzold

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the world of sports – Events postponed until gatherings are safe again, athletes training and staying conditioned at home and seasons put on hold with hopes of normalcy returning soon. With changes to the game come changes for those who cover it. Media members…

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Your Guide to the Columbus Has No Offseason Trail

If you live in Columbus, you know this to be true—there are always sporting events happening in the city. From club events to pro sports and everything in between, it’s clear that Columbus Has No Offseason. Sure, you frequent your favorite team’s home games and perhaps you’ve bought a ticket or two…

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20 Years of #sportsincbus

This year marks the 15 th 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 20 th (!) anniversary with Experience Columbus and the…

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Team USA / Team Canada Rivalry Thrills Fans in Columbus

How long does it take for the best U.S.-born hockey players to come together as Team USA? 16 minutes and 56 seconds. That’s when Team USA’s Zach Parise deftly redirected a pass from Ryan Sutter past the Team Canada goalie late in the first period of the World Cup of Hockey exhibition game at…

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Team USA Trains at Nationwide Arena for World Cup of Hockey

If you listen closely, there’s plenty to hear at a hockey game. Or practice. There’s the distinctive “scraping, swooshing” sound a pair of skates make as a player pivots and rushes up ice; the sharp “clack” of a wooden stick slapping a vulcanized rubber puck; and the soft “pffft” the puck makes…

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