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Releases for Thursday, August 25, 2016



Baseball

Appalachian League
Bristol Pirates Recognized for Helping Find Missing Children - Bristol Pirates

Atlantic League
Nitro Circus Live Takes over Harbor Yard - Bridgeport Bluefish
Bees Look for Win in Season Series Finale - New Britain Bees

California League
Final Regular Season Homestand Ever for High Desert Mavericks Begins Friday - High Desert Mavericks
Inland Empire 66ers Renew Partnership with Angels - Inland Empire 66ers
Ports Outduel Sixers for Second Straight Night - Inland Empire 66ers
Hernandez Halts Mavs to Secure Doubleheader Split - Lancaster JetHawks
San Jose Giants Homestand Preview: August 30 - September 5 - San Jose Giants
Blaze Bats Too Much for Giants in 14-8 Loss - San Jose Giants
Strong Pitching, Late Run Lifts Ports Past 66ers 3-2 - Stockton Ports
IF Marty Herum Named California League Post-Season All-Star - Visalia Rawhide
Seven Run Eighth Inning Leads to 9-6 Comeback Win For Visalia - Visalia Rawhide

Carolina League
Wilmington Blue Rocks Game Notes - Wilmington Blue Rocks
WINSTON-SALEM DASH: Game Notes (August 25 at Frederick) - Winston-Salem Dash

Coastal Plain League
Chris Lehman of the Edenton Steamers Named 2016 CPL Broadcaster of the Year - Edenton Steamers

Eastern League
Altoona Curve Game Information: August 25, 2016 - Altoona Curve
Curve Tribute to Roberto Clemente Highlights Final Homestand of Regular Season - Altoona Curve
B-METS GAME NOTES: Game #129 - B-Mets (60-68) at Baysox (52-77) - Binghamton Mets
Tellez Drives in 69th Run in 8-2 Loss to Sea Dogs - New Hampshire Fisher Cats

Florida State League
Stone Crabs Drop Heartbreaking Epic - Charlotte Stone Crabs
Mets to Take Part in CommUNITY Initiative Program - St. Lucie Mets

Frontier League
Ludwig and Martinez Pave the Way for Seventh Straight Win - River City Rascals

Great West League
Four Gold Sox Players Honored by Great West League - Marysville Gold Sox

International League
IronPigs Introduce New Ticket Plan Membership Program - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
New Ticket Plan Membership Program Introduced - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
New Ticket Plan Membership Program Introduced - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Pigs Look to Take Series Finale from PawSox - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Rochester Beats Norfolk 6-2 - Norfolk Tides
Matinee Win for Wings - Rochester Red Wings
Wings Home this Weekend - Only 6 Home Games Left - Rochester Red Wings
SWB Game Notes - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
RailRiders to Honor Esurance Rising Star Students Program - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Chiefs, Orange Partner for Syracuse University Athletics Night Saturday - Syracuse Chiefs
Fifth Third Field Mortgage Paid off Five Years Early - Toledo Mud Hens
Toledo Continues Hot Streak over Louisville in Sweep - Toledo Mud Hens

Midwest League
Dragons GameDay for August 25 - Dayton Dragons
TinCaps Game Notes: August 25 at Great Lakes (Game 130) - Fort Wayne TinCaps
TinCaps Announce 2017 Schedule - Fort Wayne TinCaps
Former Cougar, Zastryzny, Becomes 150th Player in Team History To Make MLB Debut - Kane County Cougars

New York-Penn League
Cyclones Lose A "wild" One, Fall 6-5 - Brooklyn Cyclones
West Virginia Defeats Williamsport, 6-2 - West Virginia Black Bears

Northwest League
Tri-City Rally Falls Short - Tri-City Dust Devils

Northwoods League
Hendrixson & McGinnis Named Summer Collegiate All-Americans - Waterloo Bucks

Pacific Coast League
Sounds' Larosa Tabbed Pacific Coast League Trainer of the Year - PCL
Cesar Valdez Baffles Sacramento - Fresno Grizzlies
OKC Dodgers Game Notes - August 25, 2016 - Oklahoma City Dodgers
Aces Win Series Opener in Historic Slugfest - Reno Aces
River Cats Homestand Highlights 8/29 - 9/5 - Sacramento River Cats
Final 2016 Homestand Begins Monday - Salt Lake Bees
Final Salt Lake Bees Homestand of 2016 Begins Monday - Salt Lake Bees
51s Take Game One - Salt Lake Bees

Pioneer League
Raptors Walk-Off the Rockies in Wild Game, 11-10 - Ogden Raptors

South Atlantic League
SC Public Radio and TV Night to Feature in Jam-Packed Thursday Night - Charleston RiverDogs
Fireflies Game Notes: August 25 at Charleston (Game 130) - Columbia Fireflies
Altmann Promoted to High Desert - Hickory Crawdads
Dylan Moore Traded to Braves - Hickory Crawdads
White Sox 2nd Rounder Hansen to Start Friday in Kannapolis - Kannapolis Intimidators
Red, White and Booming: Concert Grows, Ballpark Gains Stature as Venue - Lexington Legends
Final Regular Season Games Promises Fun - Rome Braves
WV Power Game Notes - West Virginia Power
WV Power 2017 Schedule Announced - West Virginia Power

Southern League
GAME NOTES: August 25, 2016 vs. Tennessee - Jackson Generals
Suns Announce Roster Moves - Jacksonville Suns

Texas League
Welz Earns #1 on SC Top 10 in Travs Win - Arkansas Travelers
Grant Hufford Named TL Top Athletic Trainer of 2016 - Corpus Christi Hooks
Riders Game Notes - 7:05 p.m. at San Antonio - August 25, 2016 - Frisco RoughRiders
Gold-Medal Gymnast Madison Kocian to Visit Dr Pepper Ballpark Sunday, September 4 - Frisco RoughRiders
Cy Sneed Young - Midland RockHounds

Basketball

Women's National Basketball Association
WNBA News: August 25, 2016 - WNBA
Breanna Stewart and Seattle Storm Lead WNBA's Most Popular Jersey and Merchandise Lists - WNBA
Minnesota Lynx Re-Sign Guard Anna Cruz - Minnesota Lynx

Football

Arena Football League
Arena Bowl XXIX Preview -
GM/HC Guy Named Marcum Ross Head Coach of the Year - Arizona Rattlers
Presson Named AFL Executive of the Year - Arizona Rattlers
Dolezel Awarded Marcum Moss Coach of the Year - Philadelphia Soul
Belton Awarded Riddell Defensive Player of The Year - Philadelphia Soul

Canadian Football League
CFL ON TSN Announces First-Ever Live Mic Broadcast of a Regular Season CFL Game - CFL
Rio Olympians Pre-Game Autograph Session - Edmonton Eskimos
Tiger-Cats Add Wide Receiver Streeter to Practice Roster - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Indoor Football League
Spokane Signs DB John Hardy-Tuliau - Spokane Empire

Hockey

American Hockey League
Monsters Head Coach Jared Bednar Named Head Coach for the Avalanche - Cleveland Monsters
Cleveland Monsters Announce 2016-17 Promotional Schedule - Cleveland Monsters

ECHL
Thunder Sign Forward Ty Loney - Adirondack Thunder
Cyclones Announce 2016-2017 Promotional Schedule - Cincinnati Cyclones
Versatile Defenseman Giffen Nyren Returns to Eagles - Colorado Eagles
Mavericks Bolster Forward Corps with Pair of Signings - Missouri Mavericks
Defenseman Chris Bradley Joins Solar Bears for First Full Season - Orlando Solar Bears
Royals Staff and Employees Set to Roar in Reading Community - Reading Royals
Stingrays Hall of Famer Jared Bednar Named Head Coach of Avalanche - South Carolina Stingrays
Stingrays Sign Rookie Forward Alex Gacek - South Carolina Stingrays
RIT Product Amlong Added to Thunder Blueline - Wichita Thunder

Ontario Hockey League
An Inside Look at the Flint Firebirds: Meet Head Coach Ryan Oulahen - Flint Firebirds
Albert Michnace Commits to Storm - Guelph Storm

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Screaming Eagles Reassigned Two Defensemen - Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
Sea Dogs Acquire CHL Rights to D Stewart - Saint John Sea Dogs
Sea Dogs Acquire CHL Rights to F Grzelewski - Saint John Sea Dogs
Three Released from Training Camp Roster - Saint John Sea Dogs

Southern Professional Hockey League
Thunderbolts Ready to Defend with Pair of Signings - Evansville Thunderbolts
Rookie Defenseman Calabrese Returns to Ice Flyers - Pensacola Ice Flyers

United States Hockey League
Storm Announces Preseason Roster, 10 Returners Highlight List - Tri-City Storm

Western Hockey League
Cougars and Spirit of the North Raise over $60,000 Towards Healthcare in the North - Prince George Cougars

Lacrosse

National Lacrosse League
Roughnecks Re-Sign Six Players - Calgary Roughnecks
Saskatoon Brewers to Play in Presidents Cup - Saskatchewan Rush
Jr. NLL Tournament Begins Friday at the TRAC in Oakville - Toronto Rock

Soccer

Major League Soccer
Fire Continue to Build Momentum Despite Falling Short Of First Winning Streak - Chicago Fire
QUOTE SHEET: Chicago Fire vs. LA Galaxy - Chicago Fire
The Soccer Schools Reveal Their Fall, Winter and Summer Programming - Montreal Impact
Je-Vaughn Watson Called in to Jamaica National Team for 2018 - New England Revolution
Je-Vaughn Watson Called in to Jamaican National Team for 2018 - New England Revolution
Draw in San Jose a Building Block for Revs - New England Revolution
Revolution Play San Jose Earthquakes to Scoreless Draw - New England Revolution
Kemar Lawrence Called into Jamaica National Team - New York Red Bulls
Real Salt Lake MF Omar Holness Called into Jamaican National Team - Real Salt Lake
RSL, Special Olympics Utah Host Utah & Colorado Unified Soccer Teams - Real Salt Lake
2016 Rocky Mountain Cup Decided Friday at Rio Tinto Stadium as RSL Hosts Colorado Rapids - Real Salt Lake
MATCH STORYLINES: Quakes Take on Columbus Crew SC - San Jose Earthquakes
QUOTE SHEET: Postgame Reaction from a Stalemate at Avaya Stadium - San Jose Earthquakes
Quakes Take a Point from Deadlocked Match at Avaya - San Jose Earthquakes
Quakes Can't Find Groove - San Jose Earthquakes
Sounders FC Extends Five-Match Unbeaten Streak - Seattle Sounders FC
Tosaint Ricketts Called into Canadian National Team - Toronto FC
Marcel De Jong, David Edgar Called up to Canadian - Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Their Words: Paolo Tornaghi on the Life of a 'Backup' - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

National Women's Soccer League
NWSL Announces Amateur Player Call-Ups for Week 16 - NWSL
Washington Spirit Could Clinch NWSL Playoff Spot with Win Friday and Help Saturday - Washington Spirit
Washington Spirit Looks to Extend Lead at Top of NWSL Standings at Orlando Pride Friday Night - Washington Spirit

North American Soccer League
Top Two Clubs Look to Continue Strong Home Form in Week 9 - NASL
FC Edmonton's Nik Ledgerwood Selected to Canadian Roster for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifiers - FC Edmonton
The Miami FC Names Sean Flynn CEO - Miami FC

United Soccer League
Spanish Midfielder Jose Barril Helping City Islanders Compete Until Final Whistle - Harrisburg City Islanders
#PLAYOFFPUSH: City Islanders Prepare for Final Matches of the 2016 - Harrisburg City Islanders
Louisville City FC's Ranjitsingh Called up for World Cup - Louisville City FC
Kickers Host Orlando City B Saturday - Richmond Kickers
Pa-Modou Kah Joins WFC2 as Player/Coach - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2
Wilmington Continues to Fight for Playoffs - Wilmington Hammerheads FC
Wilmington Continues to Fight for a Playoff Spot - Wilmington Hammerheads FC
The Man, The Myth, The Legend - Wilmington Hammerheads FC

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