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In Case You Missed It: Weekly Baseball Franchise Report

OSC Original by Don Krieger
BASEBALL Carolina League: The city of Fayetteville (NC) announced it will move forward on a memorandum of understanding with Major League Baseball's Houston Astros to build a new downtown ballpark for a possible team in the high Class-A Carolina League. The league's Myrtle Beach Pelicans team was renamed the Myrtle Beach Mermen for one game this week. The Myrtle Beach Mermen is the name of a fictional team in an HBO series called Eastbound and Down. California League: The San Ber... Full Story

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Mylan World TeamTennis Kicks off 41st Season on July 31

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The 41st season of Mylan World TeamTennis presented by GEICO will feature a team debut in one of tennis' most iconic venues, more than 45 hours of live broadcast programming and a div ... Full Story

Avaya Stadium Continues to Attract World-Class Events

Avaya Stadium is quickly becoming a premier sports venue in the United States, as it continues to attract world-class events. The state-of-the-art stadium may be less than two years old, but it is pro ... Full Story

MLS Expansion Announcement Looming, Says Commissioner

SAN JOSE, CA - An announcement on Major League Soccer expansion could be just a "couple of weeks away," commissioner Don Garber told ESPN at halftime of Thursday's MLS All-Star Game.Garber suggested t ... Full Story

Sudbury Wolves Ownership Transferred

Toronto, ON - The Ontario Hockey League in association with the Sudbury Wolves Hockey Club today announced that the Burgess and Edwards families have entered into an agreement to transfer 100% ownersh ... Full Story

Lake Monsters and Athletics Extend Player Development Contract

BURLINGTON, VT -- The Vermont Lake Monsters and Oakland Athletics are proud to announce that the two teams have extended their Player Development Contract for the next two seasons through the year 201 ... 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. Hartford Yard Goats - Eastern League (EL)
  2. Wichita Wingnuts - American Association (AA)
  3. Frisco RoughRiders - Texas League (TL)
  4. Springfield Falcons - American Hockey League (AHL)
  5. High Country Grizzlies - Arena Development League (ADL)
  6. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  7. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders - International League (IL)
  8. Washington Valor - Arena Football League (AFL)
  9. Lehigh Valley IronPigs - International League (IL)
  10. Roswell Invaders - Pecos League (Pecos)


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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