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OSC Original by Dan Krieger
BASEBALL American Association: The Milwaukee suburb of Franklin voted to move forward on planning for a new Ballpark Commons development that is proposing a 4,500-seat stadium for a possible American Association team. The plan is to have the stadium ready the 2017 American Association season. In November 2015, voters in Cleburne (TX), just south of Fort Worth, approved the Cleburne Station, which will be a retail/dining complex with a minor league baseball stadium for a proposed team calle... Full Story

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Radoslav Illo Traded to Idaho Steelheads

Norfolk, VA - The Norfolk Admirals announce today that Radoslav Illo has been traded to the Idaho Steelheads for future considerations. Illo, 26, stands at 5-foot-11, weighing 198-pounds out of Povazska Bystrica, Slovakia. The forward played in one game for the Tulsa Oilers this season before coming to Norfolk where he appeared in 17 games, scoring 3 goals and notching 3 assists. He was drafted by the Anaheim Ducks in the 5th round of the 2009 NHL Early Draft and made his AHL debut with the Norfolk Admirals in the 2013-2014 season appearing in 3 games. The Admirals return home on Friday... Full Story

IceGators End Skid with Win over Cottonmouths

COLUMBUS, Ga. - After two dismal outings in Knoxville, the Louisiana IceGators righted the ship Sunday with a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Cottonmouths. Goalie Brad Barone was stellar between the pipes, stopping 37 of 38 Cottonmouth shots, while Dylan Hood and Zac Frischmon led the offense with two assists each. The IceGators return to action return to action Friday when they travel to Illinois for the first game of a three-game series against the Peoria Rivermen. Game time is set for 7:05 p.m. "This is a great team win," IceGators head coach Drew Omicioli said. " After two touch losses... Full Story

Bears Trounce Senators for Fifth Consecutive Win

HERSHEY, Pa. - Riley Barber celebrated his 22nd birthday with two power play goals and an assist, while fellow rookies Jakub Vrana and Christian Djoos added goals to help the Hershey Bears cruise again to a 6-1 win over the Binghamton Senators in front of a sellout crowd of 10,849 on Sunday afternoon at GIANT Center. The Bears drew first blood just 3:36 into the game on another impressive move by Vrana. The rookie flew through the neutral zone with the puck on his backhand, headed toward the right circle and let a shot go that sailed into the upper-left corner behind Matt O'Connor for a 1-0... 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. Saint John Sea Dogs - Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL)
  2. Northwest Arkansas Naturals - Texas League (TL)
  3. Quad City Mallards - ECHL (ECHL)
  4. San Antonio FC - United Soccer League (USL)
  5. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  6. Western Pennsylvania - Supreme Indoor Football (SIF)
  7. Lehigh Valley Phantoms - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  9. Grand Rapids Griffins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  10. Manchester Monarchs - ECHL (ECHL)


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