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Flurry of Roster Moves Announced

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) - Outfielder Jason Coats, who is currently leading the International League in batting average with an impressive .364 mark, has been activated from the Charlotte Knights disabled list, along with infielder/outfielder Leury Garcia. In two other roster moves, infielder Marcus Lemon has been assigned to Double-A Birmingham, while RHP Erik Johnson will re-join the Knights after being optioned back from Chicago last night. Charlotte's roster is set at 25 active players. Co... Full Story

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Orlando City SC Announces Formal Affiliation with English Premier League's Stoke City FC

ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando City SC and English Premier League side Stoke City FC have entered a multi-faceted affiliation initiating a forward-thinking partnership, the clubs announced today. The affiliation will ignite shared brand awareness and collaboration opportunities across business and competition levels for both sides. The Citys will work together on player-exchange opportunities, accessibility to shared scouting and player-recruitment systems as well as cross-promotional opportunities to enhance fan experiences. Details of an official marketing campaign will be released at a later da... Full Story

Wydo Wins Longest Game in Wheeling History

READING, PA- History was made by the Wheeling Nailers on Thursday night at Santander Arena. They played their longest game in their 24 years in the Ohio Valley and the 14th longest in the history of the ECHL. The long night ended on a thrilling note, as 4:22 into the third overtime period, Cody Wydo scored on a breakaway, lifting the Nailers past the Reading Royals, 2-1 at Santander Arena. Franky Palazzese made 42 saves, and assisted on the winning marker. After a scoreless first period which featured just 15 combined shots on goal, the tie was broken in the early stages of the middle frame... Full Story

Monsters Outlast Griffins in OT, Claim Game One 3-2

CLEVELAND - Cleveland's Lake Erie Monsters defeated the Grand Rapids Griffins in overtime on Thursday by a final score of 3-2 in game one of the two teams' second-round Calder Cup Playoff series at Quicken Loans Arena. With the win, the Monsters claimed a 1-0 series lead over the Griffins in the best-of-seven game Central Division Finals. After a scoreless first period, Grand Rapids grabbed a 1-0 lead just 58 seconds into the second period when Eric Tangradi poked a rebound past Lake Erie net-minder Joonas Korpisalo. The Monsters tied the game at 4:29 when Lukas Sedlak posted his second s... 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. St. Clair Shores - Federal Hockey League (FHL)
  2. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. Springfield Falcons - American Hockey League (AHL)
  4. Missouri Mavericks - ECHL (ECHL)
  5. Hershey Bears - American Hockey League (AHL)
  6. Utah Grizzlies - ECHL (ECHL)
  7. Hartford Yard Goats - Eastern League (EL)
  8. Somerset Patriots - Atlantic League (AtL)
  9. Providence Bruins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  10. Wheeling Nailers - ECHL (ECHL)


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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
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
IPL, MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, NASL, USL
Women's Soccer
NWSL