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The Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission hosts events across the city. Photograph: Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission
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Grand Experiment

CVBs and sports commissions often get the stiff-arm from local universities when it comes to using campus venues for sports events. By contrast, the Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission in Continue Reading

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The University of Michigan has hosted some of the largest soccer matches in history at its football stadium. Photograph: Tony Ding/AP Images
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Town and Gown Relations

In 2014, Manchester United defeated Real Madrid 3-1 at Michigan Stadium before 109,316 fans. It was the largest crowd in U.S. soccer history. Two years later, Real Madrid returned to Continue Reading

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Jan 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; View of the confetti falling as Alabama Crimson Tide wins the game in overtime against the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 CFP national championship college football game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports

Spreading the Wealth

If the Pac-12 Conference is looking for a good year to make a statement in the College Football Playoff, this is it. The 2019 championship game will be played January Continue Reading

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Yankton, South Dakota—population 15,000—has made a name on the international sports scene by hosting several World Archery events. Photo courtesy of World Archery
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Global Scene

Every two years, the parade of nations at the Olympic Games provides a strong testament to the power of sports to bring countries together—even those that don’t get along politically. Continue Reading

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