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Bridgeport wins seventh straight in remarkable fashion

HERSHEY, Pa. - Andrew Rowe tied the game with 1:37 remaining, then scored the only goal of the shootout, as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers won a wild 7-6 game over the Hershey Bears at Giant Center on Wednesday night. The game saw two power play goals, one short-handed tally, a penalty shot goal and nearly everything else a hockey game could feature. It was the seventh straight victory for Bridgeport and ended a five-game winning streak for the Bears. The goals came fast and furious, with fou... Full Story

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Budish's Pair Leads Cyclones to Victory

The Cincinnati Cyclones (22-19-3-2) earned a 4-1 win over the Kalamazoo Wings on Wednesday night. Forward Zach Budish collected a pair of goals, while defensemen Andrew Blazek and Garrett Noonan each added lone tallies for the Cyclones. For the third straight game, the Cyclones drew first blood early in the opening period, when forward Seth Ambroz sent a pass up the right win to Budish, and he launched a shot from the half-wall past Wings netminder Joel Martin, putting Cincinnati up, 1-0, 10:19 into the first period. That 1-0 score held up throughout the remainder of the first, and in th... Full Story

Rampage Take Second Straight Win over Checkers

CHARLOTTE - The San Antonio Rampage (22-21-7-0) swept a two-game series against the Charlotte Checkers with a 3-2 victory in front of 4,512 in Bojanles' Coliseum Wednesday night. Mikko Rantanen recorded a goal and an assist, earning him the First Star of the Game. The rookie sensation continued to shine, finishing with four total points in the two-game series. Marc-Andre Cliché earned the Second Star of the Game with the game-winning goal early in the second period. The Rampage are now 2-1-0-0 on the 2016 Rodeo Road Trip and have outscored opponents 11-8. The Checkers started the scoring ... Full Story

Monarchs Sign Matt Fornataro

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Manchester Monarchs Head Coach, Rich Seeley, announced today that forward, Matt Fornataro, has signed a contract with the organization. Fornataro, 30, most recently played for the Graz 99ers in Austria, playing in 43 games, recording 26 points on 10 goals and 16 assists. Since the beginning of the 2012-13 season, Fornataro has played in Sweden, playing in 145 games, scoring 90 points on 31 goals and 59 assists. Before heading to Europe, the 6-foot-0, 190-pound forward played in parts of five seasons with the Worcester Sharks, Houston Aeros, Norfolk Admirals and Rockfor... Full Story

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The following minor league and alternative professional sports teams on OurSports Central have been viewed the most over the last seven days:
  1. Northwest Arkansas Naturals - Texas League (TL)
  2. Quad City Mallards - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  4. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  5. Victoria Royals - Western Hockey League (WHL)
  6. San Antonio FC - United Soccer League (USL)
  7. Grand Rapids Griffins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Lehigh Valley Phantoms - American Hockey League (AHL)
  9. Western Pennsylvania - Supreme Indoor Football (SIF)
  10. Saint John Sea Dogs - Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL)


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

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

FOOTBALL
Indoor/Arena Football
AFL, AIF, CIF, CIFL, IFL, SIF
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
MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, NASL, USL
Women's Soccer
NWSL