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Wood's Big Night Keys Bobcats' Game Two Victory

BISMARCK, ND - Back in the lineup for the first time since April 22, Bismarck Bobcats forward Travis Wood racked up three points-including the game-winning goal-as the Bobcats topped the Austin Bruins 4-1 Saturday at the VFW Sports Center to seize a 2-0 series lead in the best-of-five-game Central Division Finals. With the Bobcats clinging to a 1-0 edge, Wood-who had been suspended the previous two games-provided a major turning point to Saturday's contest: just 67 seconds after Bruins forwar... Full Story

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Eight Run 12th Inning Propels Patriots to 10th Straight Win

Lancaster, PA - Right fielder Brad Snyder clubbed a grand slam (1) to highlight an eight run 12th inning outburst as the Somerset Patriots (10-0) defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers (5-5) 10-3 in 12 innings Saturday night at Clipper Magazine Stadium. The win extended the Patriots best start in franchise history as they have won 10 straight. "I was looking for a fastball," said Snyder who was 4-for-24 on the year prior to his extra inning home run. "I figured he was going to try and get ahead with a get me over pitch. It was one of the few times this year I did what I wanted to do with the p... Full Story

Reed, Cougars Give Hot Rods First Shutout

Bowling Green, KY - After taking the opener of a three-game series against the Kane County Cougars on Friday night, the Bowling Green Hot Rods were blanked by their Midwest League West division foes by a score of 6-0 on Saturday at Bowling Green Ballpark. Bowling Green, who was averaging 6.1 runs per game at home this season, were four-hit by a collection of four pitchers, led by starter Cody Reed. The 19-year-old lefty blanked the Hot Rods through 5.2 innings pitched, giving up just three hits while striking out 11 batters to improve to 1-1 on the year. Reed did not give up a baserunner un... Full Story

Mavericks Tie Round 2 Series against Americans with 5-2 Victory

INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI - The Missouri Mavericks defeated the Allen Americans 5-2 at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena on Saturday evening in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals, tying the Round 2 series of the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs, 1-1. The Mavericks dominated the opening period from the first puck drop, scoring three goals in the first twenty minutes of play on Allen goaltender Riley Gill. First to strike was defenseman CJ Ludwig, taking home the feed from teammates Jesse Graham and Tyler Barnes for an early 1-0 lead just 1:28 into the period. Barnes then followed that up with a goa... Full Story

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  1. Springfield Falcons - American Hockey League (AHL)
  2. Toledo Walleye - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. Utah Grizzlies - ECHL (ECHL)
  4. Tucson - American Hockey League (AHL)
  5. Missouri Mavericks - ECHL (ECHL)
  6. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  7. Providence Bruins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Hershey Bears - American Hockey League (AHL)
  9. Portland Thorns FC - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL)
  10. Hartford Yard Goats - Eastern League (EL)


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