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Headlines for August 31, 2016



Baseball

American Association
RedHawks edge Kansas City - Fargo Forum
Wingnuts deck Blasters 6-3 - Joplin Globe
Wingnuts deck Blasters 6-3 - Joplin Globe
Marks, Lemurs hold Texas to 1 hit in 1-0 win - Laredo Morning Times
Saltdogs win after sixth innings rally - Lincoln Journal Star
Break goes Lincoln's way in win - Sioux City Journal
Wingnuts win another at home - Wichita Eagle

Appalachian League
Odor hits game-ending homer for Rangers in 8-7 win over M's - Bluefield Daily Telegraph
This one belongs to the Rays: Princeton sweeps Blue Jays, claim Mercer Cup title - Bluefield Daily Telegraph
APPY LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Bristol Pirates lose 3-2 at Kingsport - Bristol Herald Courier
PREP BASEBALL: Former King U., BriBucs pitcher named head coach at Cloudland - Bristol Herald Courier
LOCALS IN THE PROS: Grimm turns his season around - Bristol Herald Courier
Garcia gives Cards edge of Bluefield - Johnson City Press
E-Twins fall two games out of first with three to play - Johnson City Press
Cards lose, clinch tie for division title - Johnson City Press
K-Mets fight off Braves, even Appy series - Kingsport Times-News

Atlantic League
Bees hold off Skeeters for second win of series - New Britain Herald
Blue Crabs win third straight series with win over Sugar Land, then fall to Somerset - Southern Maryland Newspapers

California League
Blaze close to clinching playoff spot - Bakersfield Californian
Modesto Nuts pound Inland Empire for fifth straight win - Modesto Bee
Mavs win second in a row - Victorville Daily Press

Carolina League
Flete hits walk-off single in 11th, Myrtle Beach beats Lynchburg 1-0 - Florence Morning News
Scherzer dominant as Nationals edge Phillies 3-2 - Frederick News-Post
Wieters' homer leads Orioles past Blue Jays 5-3 - Frederick News-Post
Myrtle Beach Pelicans beat Lynchburg in extras for eighth straight win - Myrtle Beach Sun News
Stephens strikes out 11 in Dash's 3-run victory - Winston-Salem Journal

Eastern League
Jeroloman's triple leads Harrisburg to 3-1 win over Bowie - Annapolis Capital Gazette
Interview with an Erie Ironman - Erie Times-News
Interview with an Erie Ironman - Erie Times-News
Trenton bats send Thunder past Fishers - Manchester Union Leader
Fightin Phils rally to defeat Portland - Reading Eagle/Reading Times
B-Mets fend off Curve, 3-1 - WTAJ

Frontier League
Big loss leaves Belters on brink - Bloomington Pantagraph
Miners power past Grizzlies for 60th win - Marion Daily Republican
Miners power past Grizzlies for 60th win - Marion Daily Republican
Wild Things shut down Windy City - Washington Observer-Reporter

International League
Klein continues dominant stretch for IronPigs - Allentown Morning Call
Morning Pitch: Bisons and Scranton meet Wednesday night - Inside Pitch - Buffalo News
Morning Pitch: Bisons and Scranton meet Wednesday night - Inside Pitch - Buffalo News
Consistent Montero is IL All-Star for Herd - Buffalo News
Baseball | Clippers' Yandy Diaz named IL's top rookie - Columbus Dispatch
Disastrous inning leads to wasted opportunity in G-Braves' 5-2 loss to Norfolk - Gwinnett Daily Post
Tribe holds on despite Mud Hens' 5-run 9th - Indianapolis Star
Ex-Card Burdi on fast track to majors - Louisville Courier-Journal
PawSox' Marrero earns International League Postseason All-Star honor - Pawtucket Times
Wings' Hurlbut forced off mound with injury - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Murphy's bat coming to life for still-alive Red Wings - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Red Wings power past Syracuse Chiefs - Syracuse Post Standard
Hens stage comeback in 9th but fall short - Toledo Blade
Mud Hen, 3 others accused in fight at bar - Toledo Blade
Bisons Blanked By RaliRiders 4-0 - WGRZ
Cortes debuts with a beauty for RailRiders - Wilkes-Barre Times Leader

Midwest League
South Warren rallies past Warren East - Bowling Green Daily News
South Warren rallies past Warren East - Bowling Green Daily News
Don't look for a nickname flying out of Iowa secondary - Cedar Rapids Gazette

New York-Penn League
Vermont quiets ValleyCat bats - Albany Times-Union
Muckdogs' bid for 3rd straight win comes up short - Batavia Daily News
Lake Monsters drop Tri-City, snap 5-game skid - Burlington Free Press
Lowell hands Renegades 2nd straight loss - Hudson Valley Record
Promotion - Lawrence Eagle Tribune
He's Groome-d for success - Lowell Sun
He's Groome-d for success - Lowell Sun
Cutters defeat Scrappers as Staten Island gets beat - Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Northwest League
Under Andrea Hudy's direction, Kansas basketball players sculpt their bodies - Idaho Statesman
Everett routs Boise Hawks 17-1 in Northwest League baseball game - Idaho Statesman
Spokane silences Hops; Thorns activate Johnson - Portland Tribune
Odor hits game-ending homer for Rangers in 8-7 win over Mariners - Vancouver Columbian

Pacific Coast League
Express do just enough to take series opener over Omaha - Austin American-Statesman
Trove of baseball memorabilia, photographs going to auction - Daily Oklahoman
Trove of baseball memorabilia, photographs going to auction - Daily Oklahoman
Greinke solid, D'backs beat Cueto and Giants 4-3 - Daily Oklahoman
Olson leads Nashville to 8-2 win over Iowa - Des Moines Register
Cunningham crushes winning home run in Bees' 3-2 victory - Deseret News
Force is strong with Chihuahuas - El Paso Times
Chihuahuas and Las Vegas Tuesday Night - El Paso Times
Chihuahuas top 51s, edge closer to title - El Paso Times
Grizzlies report for Aug. 30: Tacoma 5, Fresno 3 - Fresno Bee
Which Pacific Coast League team is tops in the Twitterverse? - Fresno Bee
New York Mets, Las Vegas 51s extend affiliation deal - Las Vegas Review-Journal
New Orleans Zephyrs drop series opener in Colorado - New Orleans Times-Picayune
Aces shut out in Sacramento - Reno Gazette-Journal
Which Pacific Coast League team is tops in the Twitterverse? - Sacramento Bee
PCL baseball: Cunningham powers Salt Lake past Albuquerque, 3-2 - Salt Lake Tribune
Isotopes' postseason hopes dim with 3-2 loss to Salt Lake - Santa Fe New Mexican
Rainiers closer to clinching playoff berth - Tacoma News Tribune

Pioneer League
Grand Junction Rockies recap, Aug. 30, 2016 - Grand Junction Sentinel
Brewers edged by Osprey, 11-9 - Helena Independent Record
Wild night: Chukars win 11-10, inch close to first - Idaho Falls Post Register
Chukars win third straight - KIFI
GJ Rockies: Rockies slugfest snaps four-game losing streak - KKCO

Prospect League
Red Devils turn back Spartans 5-2 as Hardman pulls first-half hat trick - Beckley Register-Herald
Red Devils turn back Spartans 5-2 as Hardman pulls first-half hat trick - Beckley Register-Herald

South Atlantic League
Magic number down to 4 as BlueClaws top Kannapolis - Asbury Park Press
Drive surge past Braves, keep playoff hopes alive - Greenville News
ROME BRAVES RECAP: Late surge leads to Braves' 7-3 loss at Greenville - Rome News-Tribune

Southern League
Biloxi Brewers fall to Jackson Generals - Biloxi Sun Herald
Shuckers jump into Southern League playoff picture - Biloxi Sun Herald
Mississippi's four-run ninth dooms Lookouts - Chattanooga Times & Free Press
Lookouts Fall To M-Braves Tuesday, 6-3 - Chattanoogan

Texas League
Late-inning heroics help Hooks top RoughRiders - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
NWA Knocks Off Tulsa 11-6 - Northwest Arkansas Times
NWA Knocks Off Tulsa 11-6 - Northwest Arkansas Times
TEXAS LEAGUE Travs maintain division lead - Springdale Morning News
TEXAS LEAGUE Travs maintain division lead - Springdale Morning News

Basketball

NBA Development League
OKC Thunder: Thunder trades second-round picks for Denver's Joffrey Lauvergne - Daily Oklahoman
Lakers, UCLA Health reach deal on naming rights for new practice facility - Los Angeles Daily News

Women's National Basketball Association
Connecticut beats Stars with four starters in double figures - New London Day
WNBA preview: Sparks at Stars - San Antonio Express News
Connecticut beats Stars with 4 starters in double figures - San Antonio Express News

Football

Canadian Football League
Rookie Edmonton Eskimos head coach grades out with winning record at CFL season's mid-point - Edmonton Journal
Edmonton Eskimos' rookie head coach Jason Maas scores passing grade on mid-term - Edmonton Sun
Arizona to honour Hemmila with helmet stickers, patches - Hamilton Spectator
CFL honours Mitchell, Paredes, Toliver as top performers for August - Hamilton Spectator
Lions Game Day: Argos offer up Ray of light(?) at the end of a long road trip Postmedia.adConfi - Vancouver Sun
Lions' Alex Bazzie leads the CFL in QB sacks - Vancouver Sun

Hockey

American Hockey League
B-Sens coach Kleinendorst to lead Ottawa rookies - Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
Toledo Walleye and Red Wings sign new two-year affiliation deal - Grand Rapids Press
Philadelphia Eagles add defensive tackle to bring roster to 75 - Harrisburg Patriot-News
Hockey is back: 7 dates to remember as the Syracuse Crunch season approaches - Syracuse Post Standard
Roster set for Tampa Bay Lightning prospect tournament - Syracuse Post Standard

ECHL
Aces reach into their past, sign Tyler Ruegsegger - Alaska Dispatch News
South Carolina Stingrays sign rookie forwards Bligh, Jeke - Charleston Post and Courier
Komets sign star defenseman Bobby Shea - Komets - Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Gladiators announce 2016-17 promo schedule - Gwinnett Daily Post
Source: New Orleans Saints are signing pass rusher Paul Kruger - Rapid City Journal
Saints adding ex-Browns pass-rusher Kruger - Toledo Blade
Walleye announce signings of 2 forwards - Toledo Blade

Ontario Hockey League
Otters' goaltenders share desire to win - Erie Times-News

Southern Professional Hockey League
FireAntz re-sign center Tayler Thompson - Fayetteville Observer

United States Hockey League
Storm tickets for single games go on sale Thursday - Kearney Daily Hub

Western Hockey League
WHL Notebook: Young D-man excited to get started - Brandon Sun
WHL Notebook: Young D-man excited to get started - Brandon Sun
Bukac eager for taste of Canadian hockey - Brandon Sun
Riders Sign Mitchell to Practice Roster - Discover Moose Jaw

Soccer

Major League Soccer
Nigel de Jong ends short stint with Galaxy to join Galatasaray - Daily Breeze
Soccer: The business of FC Dallas takes a couple of losses off the field - Dallas Morning News
Dash clinging to slim playoff hopes - Houston Chronicle
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Roger Espinoza has red card against Philadelphia rescinded - Kansas City Star
Red Bulls pitch in for 2 mini soccer fields in Hoboken - Newark Star-Ledger
Nigel de Jong ends short stint with Galaxy to join Galatasaray - Pasadena Star-News
Major League Soccer power rankings, 8/31: Taking stock ahead of the stretch run - Seattle Times

National Women's Soccer League
Portland Pilots' men's soccer getting an energy infusion from new coach Nick Carlin-Voigt - Portland Oregonian

United Soccer League
FC Cincy's Omar Cummings out several weeks - Cincinnati Enquirer

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