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Gulls Dim Stars 6-1 to Take 2-1 Series Lead

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Gulls made their first-ever American Hockey League home game in the Calder Cup Playoffs one to remember, storming past the Texas Stars 6-1 in front of a boisterous crowd of 6,571 at Valley View Casino Center. San Diego has a 2-games-to-1 series lead with Game 4 scheduled for Friday night (7:05 p.m.). Chris Wagner (1-2=3), Mike Sgarbossa (1-2=3) and Shea Theodore (0-3=3) each paced the Gulls offense, as San Diego (2-1) set a postseason high and matched their best regu... Full Story

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Pirates Persevere to Win Game 3 in Triple Overtime

Portland, ME - More than four hours after Game 3 began Rob Flick scored of an odd-man rush to give the Portland Pirates a 2-1 victory over the Hershey Bears in Game 3 of the Atlantic Division Semifinals Thursday Night at the GIANT Center. The triple over time contest snapped a 15 year-old franchise record by 64 seconds. The win gives the Pirates a 2-1 edge in the best-of-five series. Flick accepted the pass from Rob Schremp before one-timing the shot from the right-wing circle that beat Justin Peters at 3:10 of the third overtime period. For the second straight game it was a goaltenders ... Full Story

Shuckers Snap Smokies Five-Game Win Streak with Victory

BILOXI, MS. - The Biloxi Shuckers snapped the Tennessee Smokies five-game winning streak with a 6-5 victory on Thursday night at MGM Park. The win gives Biloxi its first series-opening win since the team defeated the Mobile BayBears on April 12, and puts the Shuckers 10 games above .500 for the second time this season. The Shuckers have opened a 3.5 game lead over Pensacola in the South Division. The big inning came around to strike Adrian Houser again on Thursday night, as the right-hander surrendered three runs in the third to put the Shuckers in an early hole. Carlos Penalver advanced... Full Story

Cougars Take Series with Consecutive Shutouts

DAYTON, Ohio - After dropping Tuesday's game, the Kane County Cougars (12-8) shout out the Dayton Dragons (5-16) for the final 23 innings of the three game series. Thursday night's 2-0 victory capped off a series win for the final meeting between the Cougars and the Dragons of the 2016 regular season. Both pitching staff's handled the offenses well as the Cougars didn't even see the scoreboard until the top of the fifth frame. With runners at the corners, Matt McPhearson drilled an RBI base hit into left field to score Jason Morozowski. On the play, Dayton's left fielder Ed Charlton misjudg... Full Story

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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. Toledo Walleye - ECHL (ECHL)
  2. Springfield Falcons - American Hockey League (AHL)
  3. Tucson - American Hockey League (AHL)
  4. Utah Grizzlies - ECHL (ECHL)
  5. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  6. Missouri Mavericks - ECHL (ECHL)
  7. Providence Bruins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Hershey Bears - American Hockey League (AHL)
  9. Hartford Yard Goats - Eastern League (EL)
  10. New Britain Bees - Atlantic League (AtL)


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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
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
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