GREATER COLUMBUS SPORTS COMMISSION BLOG

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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Visitor's Guide to Lower.com Field

Visiting Lower.com Field: What to do, how to prepare and the ins and outs of the new stadium In 1999, the Columbus Crew, an MLS Original Team, began playing at the first soccer specific stadium in the history of America’s top division. Then, in 2021, they became the first top-flight team to have two…

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Celebrating the Crew’s Milestone Moments in Columbus

Columbus Crew SC has officially gifted us the perfect storybook ending for 2020. The team’s recent 3-0 MLS Cup win felt like the most fitting way to end the year, as well as a final chapter to our community’s journey of resilience and passion for saving the team. The victory was massive, proving…

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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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Crew SC Talks Connections During COVID-19 at Virtual Sports Report

The second episode of the Virtual Sports Report, presented by Marathon, brought black and gold to screens across the city as Columbus Crew SC executives spoke about how the team has shifted its focus to lend a helping hand during COVID-19. Tim Bezbatchenko, president and general manager, and Steve…

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GOAL! Three Reasons to Catch the USWNT in Columbus in November

Get ready to don your red, white and blue, Columbus. The U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team will play an international friendly vs. Sweden on Nov. 7 at MAPFRE Stadium. Whether you’re a lifelong fan of the sport, still hyped up on the USWNT excitement from this summer or just looking to take…

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A Statement From Executive Director Linda Shetina Logan

Crew fans, I hear your frustration. Please know that the Greater Columbus Sports Commission supports the fight to #SavetheCrew. We, too, strongly believe the Crew belongs in Columbus. As discussions about the Crew continue, we will keep our relationships and communication with the team and…

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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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