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OSC Original by Dan Krieger
BASEBALL Arizona League: Major League Baseball's San Diego Padres announced plans to field two teams in the Rookie-level AzL in 2017. The New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers each operated two teams last season in the other Rookie-level league called the Gulf Coast League, which has all teams based in Florida. Southwest League of Professional Baseball: Initial funds have been authorized for a new ballpark that is expected to become home to the Waco BlueCats in the new SWL. The leagu... Full Story

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Salt Lake Sweep! Bow's First Career Shutout Downs Grizzles

West Valley, UT (2/20/17) - Landon Bow made 43 saves to earn his first professional shutout and Kellan Lain scored the game's only goal, as the Idaho Steelheads (29-17-7) completed a three-game sweep ... Full Story

RiverKings Win in a Shootout against Columbus

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - After trailing 2-0 in the third period, the Mississippi RiverKings (23-16-2) battled back and forced an overtime against the Columbus Cottonmouths to earn a victory (14-21-3) in a sh ... Full Story

RiverKings Win in a Shootout against Columbus

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - After trailing 2-0 in the third period, the Mississippi RiverKings (23-16-2) battled back and forced an overtime against the Columbus Cottonmouths to earn a victory (14-21-3) in a sh ... Full Story

Sounders FC Opens Additional Seating at CenturyLink Field Ahead Of Home-Opener

SEATTLE, WASH. - Seattle Sounders FC today announced that due to increased demand, the club is expanding its available seating at CenturyLink Field ahead of the club's MLS home-opener on Sunday, March ... Full Story

Whitecaps FC Appoint Rich Fagan as WFC2 Head Coach

VANCOUVER, BC - Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced on Monday the appointment of Rich Fagan as Whitecaps FC 2 (WFC2) head coach prior to the club's third season in the USL. Fagan becomes the second head ... 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. Boston Blaze - CAN-AM Indoor Football League (CAN-AM)
  2. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. Rapid City Rush - ECHL (ECHL)
  4. Seattle Thunderbirds - Western Hockey League (WHL)
  5. Lehigh Valley Phantoms - American Hockey League (AHL)
  6. Idaho Steelheads - ECHL (ECHL)
  7. Grand Rapids Griffins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Atlanta Gladiators - ECHL (ECHL)
  9. Iowa Wild - American Hockey League (AHL)
  10. Quad City Mallards - ECHL (ECHL)


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, EPL, FL, ICBL, PA, Pecos, USPBL

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

FOOTBALL
Indoor/Arena Football
AFL, APF, CAN-AM, CIF, EIFC, IFL, NAL, SIF
Outdoor Football
CFL

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