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OSC Original by Dan Krieger
BASEBALL California League: The high Class-A California League will contract from ten to eight teams as it shuts down the Bakersfield Blaze and High Desert Mavericks (Adelanto) franchises after the 2016 season. Two new high Class-A teams will be added to the Carolina League for the 2017 season. One of the new Carolina League teams is expected to be based in Kinston (NC), which had a previous team in the league from 1978 through the 2011 season. The other market under consideration for a ne... Full Story

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Grizz Set 3-Day Attendance High for 2016 (32,366) at Home Finale

Another big crowd sees Grizz drop home finale to River Cats, 8-6 10,734 fans made for 5th 5-digit crowd in final 7 home games, 3rd 5-digit crowd in a row, 32,336 fans for final 3 home games was larges ... Full Story

Cosmos Claim Top Spot in Standings After Big Win in Week 9

NEW YORK- The New York Cosmos climbed to the top of the Fall Season and Combined Standings after a dominant display over the Carolina RailHawks. Juan Arango and Jairo Arrieta scored two goals each ... Full Story

[P-Nats Media] Stunner in Lynchburg, P-Nats Fall 8-7

Down to their final out, the Lynchburg Hillcats (82-51, 37-26) had the tying runs on base and the winning run at the plate down 7-5 in the bottom of the ninth. RHP Ryan Brinley (L, 4-1), who had given ... Full Story

WINSTON-SALEM DASH: Winston-Salem Blitzes Mudcats in 2016 Home

In their last home game of the season, the Dash stroked 17 hits in a 15-2 rout of the Carolina Mudcats on Sunday afternoon at BB&T Ballpark. Every starter in the lineup reached base, and eight out ... Full Story

[Rocks Media] Wilmington Blue Rocks Game Recap: Sunday, August 28,

The Wilmington Blue Rocks (49-82/22-40) brought the tying and go-ahead runs into scoring position in the bottom of the ninth inning with just one out, but could not come up with the clutch hit. They h ... Full Story

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Newest Teams on OSC

The most recent minor league and alternative professional sports teams added to OurSports Central:

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Most Popular Teams on OSC

The following minor league and alternative professional sports teams on OurSports Central have been viewed the most over the last seven days:
  1. High Desert Mavericks - California League (CalL)
  2. Roswell Invaders - Pecos League (Pecos)
  3. San Jose Earthquakes - Major League Soccer (MLS)
  4. Philadelphia Soul - Arena Football League (AFL)
  5. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  6. Southern Illinois Miners - Frontier League (FL)
  7. Lansing Lugnuts - Midwest League (MWL)
  8. Frisco RoughRiders - Texas League (TL)
  9. Albuquerque Isotopes - Pacific Coast League (PCL)
  10. Dayton Wolfpack - Arena Development League (ADL)


Minor Leagues on OSC

OurSports Central provides coverage of select alternative and minor league professional sports leagues in addition to the top junior hockey leagues and college wood bat baseball leagues:

BASEBALL
Affiliated Minor League Baseball
ApL, AzFL, AzL, CalL, CarL, EL, FSL, GCL, IL, ML, MWL, NWL, NYPL, PCL, PL, SAL, SL, TL
College Wood Bat Baseball
Alaska, Cape Cod, Coastal Plain, FCBL, GLSCL, GWL, NECBL, Northwoods, PGCBL, Prospect, TCL, WCL, WMBL
Independent Minor League Baseball
AA, AtL, Can-Am, FL, PA, Pecos

BASKETBALL
Men's Minor League Basketball
D-League, NBL Canada
Women's Basketball
WNBA

FOOTBALL
Indoor/Arena Football
ADL, AFL, AIF, CIF, IFL
Outdoor Football
CFL, FXFL

HOCKEY
Junior Hockey
NAHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL
Minor League Hockey
AHL, ECHL, FHL, SPHL
Women's Hockey
NWHL

LACROSSE
Indoor Lacrosse
NLL
Outdoor Lacrosse
MLL

OTHER
Other Sports
PFL, PRO Rugby
Other Women's
NPF, WTT

SOCCER
Indoor Soccer
IPL, MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, NASL, USL
Women's Soccer
NWSL