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Spokane Indians Team up for Wildfire Relief

SPOKANE, WA - The Spokane County Fair & Expo Center and the Spokane Indians baseball team have teamed up to help support the firefighting efforts in the region. Firefighters from all over the state have been using the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center and parking areas of Avista Stadium as a staging area while they work to contain the fires that started last week. "We are pleased to be able to work together with the Spokane Indians and use our combined resources to aid these firefighters," sa... Full Story

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Dynamo Host FC Dallas in Texas Derby Tomorrow

HOUSTON - The Dynamo meet FC Dallas at 8 p.m. CDT tomorrow at BBVA Compass Stadium in a match presented by 7UP. Tomorrow is the third and final Texas Derby of 2016 and tickets are available at www.Hou ... Full Story

CFL Approves Rules Change on Coaches' Challenges

TORONTO -- The Canadian Football League has approved a rule change on coaches' challenges. Effective immediately, if a team makes their first Coach's Challenge of the game and does not win that Cha ... Full Story

Portland Thorns FC Forward Christine Sinclair Voted NWSL Player of the Olympics

Portland Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair was voted the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Olympics by the NWSL Media Association for her efforts at the 2016 Rio Games. Sinclai ... Full Story

AFL Announces Yearly Honors at Awards Ceremony

At the 2016 Awards Ceremony on Thursday, the Arena Football League announced the winners of its most coveted individual honors. Orlando Predators wide receiver Brandon Thompkins earned AFL Playmaker o ... Full Story

In Case You Missed It: Weekly Hockey and Soccer Franchise Report

OSC Original by Dan Krieger
HOCKEY American Hockey League: The new AHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens that will move to Laval (Quebec) next season has narrowed its potential team nickname list f ... 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. San Jose Earthquakes - Major League Soccer (MLS)
  2. Philadelphia Soul - Arena Football League (AFL)
  3. Roswell Invaders - Pecos League (Pecos)
  4. Southern Illinois Miners - Frontier League (FL)
  5. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  6. Dayton Wolfpack - Arena Development League (ADL)
  7. Lansing Lugnuts - Midwest League (MWL)
  8. Frisco RoughRiders - Texas League (TL)
  9. Wilmington Hammerheads FC - United Soccer League (USL)
  10. Joplin Blasters - American Association (AA)


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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