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Portland Thorns FC Forward Christine Sinclair Voted NWSL Player of the Olympics

Portland Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair was voted the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Olympics by the NWSL Media Association for her efforts at the 2016 Rio Games. Sinclair, 33, scored three goals at the Summer Games to tie Houston Dash forward and fellow Canada international Janine Beckie for the most by an NWSL player at the tournament. Her final goal at the tournament in Brazil came against the hosts in the bronze-medal match and was what proved to be the game-win... Full Story

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AFL Announces Yearly Honors at Awards Ceremony

At the 2016 Awards Ceremony on Thursday, the Arena Football League announced the winners of its most coveted individual honors. Orlando Predators wide receiver Brandon Thompkins earned AFL Playmaker o ... Full Story

In Case You Missed It: Weekly Hockey and Soccer Franchise Report

OSC Original by Dan Krieger
HOCKEY American Hockey League: The new AHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens that will move to Laval (Quebec) next season has narrowed its potential team nickname list f ... Full Story

Bisons to Turn Ballpark into a 9-Hole, Par-26 Golf Course

The home of the Buffalo Bisons will soon provide a test for golfers from Western New York and Southern Ontario. The Bisons announced today that they will transform the ballpark into The Links at Coca- ... Full Story

'Caps Look to Ride CCL Momentum Saturday vs. LA Galexy

CARSON, CA - A midweek CONCACAF Champions League thriller may have been just what the doctor ordered for Vancouver Whitecaps FC. At least that's the hope for the 'Caps, who visit LA Galaxy on Saturday ... Full Story

Two Grand Slams Will Do, Blaze

Daniel Torres hit an early-game grand slam and Austin Wilson put the (near) finishing touches on the night with a late-game blast, and the Bakersfield Blaze rode their hot-hitting offense to a series- ... 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. San Jose Earthquakes - Major League Soccer (MLS)
  2. Roswell Invaders - Pecos League (Pecos)
  3. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  4. Philadelphia Soul - Arena Football League (AFL)
  5. Southern Illinois Miners - Frontier League (FL)
  6. Lansing Lugnuts - Midwest League (MWL)
  7. Dayton Wolfpack - Arena Development League (ADL)
  8. Frisco RoughRiders - Texas League (TL)
  9. Joplin Blasters - American Association (AA)
  10. Wilmington Hammerheads FC - United Soccer League (USL)


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Newest Teams on OSC

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

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