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MLS Newsstand - January 20, 2017

1. Target makes big push into soccer marketing By Kavita Kumar Minneapolis Star Tribune - January 19, 2017 Target Corp. is trading in its racing helmets for soccer cleats. The Minneapolis-based retailer, which ended a 27-year sponsorship of IndyCar last year, is embarking on its biggest push ever into team sports. It's chosen to do so through soccer, a sport that is growing in popularity nationwide and especially resonates in the Twin Cities, where Minnesota United FC is joining Major L... Full Story

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New HD Scoreboard Coming to Louisville Slugger Field

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Louisville Bats have teamed up with Daktronics to bring a brand new scoreboard to Louisville Slugger Field for the 2017 season and beyond. The board will be in place before the R ... Full Story

Cardinals Complete New Turf Project

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Johnson City Cardinals have announced the completion of their new synthetic turf infield. The new turf infield at TVA Credit Union Ballpark is a big improvement leading into ... Full Story

Mallards Release Head Coach and General Manager Ruskowski

MOLINE, Ill. - The Quad City Mallards have relieved Terry Ruskowski of his duties as the team's head coach and general manager and have named assistant coach Phil Axtell interim head coach, the Mallar ... Full Story

Cottonmouths Recovering from Bus Accident In Peoria

PEORIA, IL- The Columbus Cottonmouths Hockey Team of the SPHL have confirmed that the game scheduled for Friday, January 20 at 8:05PM EST in Peoria, IL against the Peoria Rivermen has been postponed. ... Full Story

New England Revolution Win 2016 MLS Partnership Activation of the Year

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Revolution won Partnership Activation of the Year at the 2016 MLS Club and Executive Awards last Thursday night in Los Angeles. Throughout the 2016 season, the Revo ... 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. Wheeling Nailers - ECHL (ECHL)
  2. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. Grand Rapids Griffins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  4. Lehigh Valley Phantoms - American Hockey League (AHL)
  5. Iowa Wild - American Hockey League (AHL)
  6. Westchester Knicks - NBA Development League (D-League)
  7. Buies Creek Astros - Carolina League (CarL)
  8. Idaho Steelheads - ECHL (ECHL)
  9. Rochester Americans - American Hockey League (AHL)
  10. Texarkana - Texas Collegiate League (TCL)


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, 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