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Tom Kostopoulos Re-Signs with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have re-signed forward Tom Kostopoulos to an American Hockey League contract for the 2016-17 season. Kostopoulos enters his 18th season of professional hockey and 10th year with the Penguins organization. The 37-year-old native of Mississauga, Ontario had his most productive season in a decade in 2015-16, appearing in 75 games last year for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and racking up 52 points (19G-33A). His 52 points w... Full Story

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Rays Brad Boxberger to Make Rehab Start in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Tampa Bay Rays Closer, Brad Boxberger, is set to rehab in Montgomery for the upcoming Memorial Day series the Rays announced today. Boxberger led the American League in 2015 with 41 saves and was named to the 2015 American League All-Star Team. Boxberger is currently rehabbing from a core muscle surgery in mid-March and has made 4 rehab starts prior to joining the Biscuits between A+ Charlotte and AAA Durham, striking out 6 and giving up 2 runs in 3.2 IP. Boxberger is expected to pitch Wednesday night and possibly one other appearance during the series. This is the first ... Full Story

Nailers Rally with Overtime Win to Force Game Seven

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC- Wheeling Nailers fans have read this story before - Wheeling comes back to win yet again. The Nailers fell behind the South Carolina Stingrays 2-0 in the first period of game six, but rallied back and ultimately forced overtime with a 3-3 deadlock. For the second time in the Eastern Conference Final, Jarrett Burton rose up as the hero, as he buried a shot from the right side of the slot, giving Wheeling a 4-3 triumph, forcing game seven on Tuesday night. The Stingrays took little time to get on the scoreboard, and they got the first goal with a lucky bounce. Wade Epp's... Full Story

P.J. Conlon Wins Seventh Straight Start

COLUMBIA, SC - The Fireflies were victorious over the Augusta GreenJackets on Monday night, 2-1, and the fans at Spirit Communications Park watched P.J. Conlon win his seventh straight start. The lefty is the only pitcher in Minor League Baseball this season to win seven consecutive starts. To take it one step further, only Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox has a longer streak in all of professional baseball. Sale is 9-0 in nine starts. On Monday, Conlon (W, 7-0) tossed 7.2 innings of one-run ball. He struck out seven for a second straight game - once again tying a career-high. His out... 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. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  2. Wheeling Nailers - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. El Paso Coyotes - Major Arena Soccer League (MASL)
  4. Portland Pirates - American Hockey League (AHL)
  5. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  6. Southern Illinois Miners - Frontier League (FL)
  7. Ontario Reign - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Springfield Falcons - American Hockey League (AHL)
  9. Hershey Bears - American Hockey League (AHL)
  10. Missouri Mavericks - ECHL (ECHL)


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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
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
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