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Releases for Tuesday, January 17, 2017



Baseball

American Association
Saints Announce 2017 Promotions - St. Paul Saints
Romanski Returns to Lineup - Winnipeg Goldeyes

Atlantic League
Calling All Ducklings - Long Island Ducks

Carolina League
Former Hillcat Tony Mansolino to Manage Team - Lynchburg Hillcats

Eastern League
IM ABLE and Baseballtown Charities Announce Partnership to Build Dream League Field Playground - Reading Fightin Phils

Great West League
2017 Great West League All-Star Game to Feature Unique Format - GWL

International League
Columbus Clippers Announce 2017 Field Staff - Columbus Clippers
Gwinnett Braves Announce Preliminary 2017 Promotional Schedule - Gwinnett Braves
Tyler Austin, Baby Bombers Logo Headline January 28 Fan Fest - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Unlock the Fun with the Mud Hens New Fan Plan - Toledo Mud Hens
Have Fun Raising Money for Your Group with the Mud Hens - Toledo Mud Hens

Midwest League
TinCaps News: Parkview Field Makes Front Cover of National Magazine - Fort Wayne TinCaps
Cougars to Hold 'Meet the Diamondbacks' Event, January 27 - Kane County Cougars

New York-Penn League
Indians Announce Player Development Staff Assignments - Mahoning Valley Scrappers
Cutters Raise over $7,700 for Williamsport Area Little League - Williamsport Crosscutters

Northwoods League
Mallards Release 2017 7-Game Pack Dates - Madison Mallards
Wassel to Return to Rivets - Rockford Rivets

Pacific Coast League
Fresno Tacos Now "Own" Taco Emoji - Fresno Grizzlies
Aces Reach Community Impact Records in 2016 - Reno Aces
Salt Lake Bees Searching for National Anthem Performers - Salt Lake Bees

South Atlantic League
Tourists to Host Public Address Announcer Tryouts - Asheville Tourists
Drive Ticket Plans for 2017 Season - Greenville Drive

Southern League
Barry Lyons to Join Shuckers as Team Ambassador - Biloxi Shuckers
Baseball Hall of Famer Juan Marichal Highlights 22nd Annual Rickwood Classic - Birmingham Barons

Basketball

NBA Development League
Pacers Assign Christmas and Young to Mad Ants - Fort Wayne Mad Ants
Legends Acquire Dejuan Blair - Texas Legends

Women's National Basketball Association
Timberwolves & Lynx Contributing Additional Funds to Target Center - Minnesota Lynx

Football

Arena Football League
Storm Adds Brown and Lefotu - Tampa Bay Storm
Storm Bolsters Defensive Backfield - Tampa Bay Storm

Canadian Football League
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Sign Receiver Kenny Stafford - Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Champions Indoor Football
Gladiators Press Conference Rescheduled - Duke City Gladiators
Force Add Defensive Lineman - Wichita Force

Indoor Football League
Riggs Commits to Three More Years - Sioux Falls Storm

Hockey

American Hockey League
Puljujarvi Scores in Condors Loss - Bakersfield Condors
The Sound Tigers Report: Week 14 - Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Admirals Halt Checkers' Win Streak in Front of Record Crowd - Charlotte Checkers
Mackenzie Skapski Reassigned to Wolf Pack - Hartford Wolf Pack
Phantoms Weekly - Phantoms Return to PPL Center this Friday, - Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Manitoba Moose Moose Sign Bartus - Manitoba Moose
Mazanec Earns Shutout in Ads Win - Milwaukee Admirals
Roadrunners Slip Past Reign in Special-Teams Battle - Ontario Reign
Amerks to Induct Scott Nichol, Kevin Oklobzija into Hall of Fame on Friday, March 3 - Rochester Americans
Bowl with the IceHogs March 11 at the Cherry Bowl - Rockford IceHogs
Week 14 Report: Road Trippin': Hogs Head out to CLE & SA - Rockford IceHogs
IceCaps Dropped 5-2 by Comets - St. John's IceCaps
Tampa Bay Lightning Recall Defenseman Jake Dotchin - Syracuse Crunch
Donate Life Awareness Night - Syracuse Crunch
Comets Power Past IceCaps - Utica Comets
Weekly: Penguins Start the New Year with Seven-Game Win - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

ECHL
ECHL Transactions - January 17 - ECHL
Wheeling's Hilbrich Named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week - ECHL
Norfolk's Anderson Named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week - ECHL
Aces Acquire Tyler Shattock from K-Wings - Alaska Aces
Gladiators Weekly for the Week of January - Atlanta Gladiators
Atlanta Trades for Veteran Defenseman Rawlyk - Atlanta Gladiators
Everblades TradeDefenseman Rawlyk to Atlanta - Florida Everblades
Bartus Called up to Manitoba, Szydlowski Named All-Star Captain - Fort Wayne Komets
Travis Walsh Named Alternate Captain at 2017 ECHL All-Star Classic - Idaho Steelheads
Blake Kessel Joins Wings, Tyler Shattock Traded To Alaska Aces - Kalamazoo Wings
Admirals Goaltender Anderson Named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week - Norfolk Admirals
Enjoy $2 Dogs and $2 Beers Presented by 97x When Mallards Meet Missouri Friday - Quad City Mallards
Upcoming Stingrays Promotions - South Carolina Stingrays
Save Big - Flex Tickets - Tulsa Oilers
Nailers Offer McDonald's Family Four Packs for Pittsburgh Penguins Night - Wheeling Nailers
Christian Hilbrich Named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week - Wheeling Nailers
Loiseau Heading Overseas - Wichita Thunder
Thunder Blood Drive Taking Place this Sunday - Wichita Thunder

North American Hockey League
Amarillo Bulls Present Star Wars Night this Saturday - Amarillo Bulls
Steelers Alumni to Drop First Puck Saturday, January 21 - Johnstown Tomahawks

Ontario Hockey League
OHL Cup Powered by Under Armour Minor Midget Top-10 Rankings - OHL
Patrick and Hischier Named Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game Captains - OHL
Generals 3rd Annual Alumni Game Slated - Flint Firebirds
IceDogs Drop 1st Game in Home and Home vs Guelph 5-1 - Niagara IceDogs

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Patrick and Hischier named Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game Captains - QMJHL

Southern Professional Hockey League
Garrett Bartus Called Up to AHL While Two Players Return to Mayhem - Macon Mayhem

United States Hockey League
Buccaneers Keep Battling Western Conference Opposition This Weekend - Des Moines Buccaneers
Angela Ruggiero Named to IIHF Hall of Fame Class of 2017 - U.S. National Team
Waterloo Black Hawks Weekly Preview - Waterloo Black Hawks

Western Hockey League
Wheat Kings' Patrick Named Captain for Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game - WHL
Rockets Gear up for Their Only Meeting with the Warriors - Kelowna Rockets
Fleury Named ICE Captain - Kootenay Ice
Americans Unveil Military Jerseys - Tri-City Americans

Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse
: Rice Looks to Return Stronger in 2017 - Atlanta Blaze
The Florida Launch Sign Chris Mattes to Two-Year Deal - Florida Launch

National Lacrosse League
Undefeated Swarm Returns Home this Friday - New Swarm App Available Now - Georgia Swarm

Soccer

Major Arena Soccer League
Alain Matingou Named to Team of Week - MASL
VcMor Eligwe Named to MASL Team of the Week - Dallas Sidekicks
Waltman Secures MASL Team of the Week Selection - Tacoma Stars

Major League Soccer
37 Players Selected in Final Two Rounds of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft - MLS
Chicago Fire Set to Play Six 2017 Preseason Matches in Florida - Chicago Fire
Chicago Fire Select Brandt Bronico and Matej Dekovic In MLS SuperDraft - Chicago Fire
Columbus Crew SC Selects Two Players in Third and Fourth Rounds - Columbus Crew SC
Dynamo Select D Robby Sagel in Fourth Round - Houston Dynamo
Revs Select Defender Joshua Smith in Fourth Round of 2017 MLS SuperDraft - New England Revolution
Philadelphia Union Select Three Players in the Final Two Rounds of 2017 MLS SuperDraft - Philadelphia Union
Timbers Select Two Players in Final Round of 2017 MLS SuperDraft - Portland Timbers
Real Salt Lake Selects GK Andrew Putna to Complete the 2017 MLS SuperDraft - Real Salt Lake
Earthquakes Announce Partnership with Recentive Analytics - San Jose Earthquakes
Earthquakes Select Thierjung in Third and Schilder in the Fourth - San Jose Earthquakes
Earthquakes Select Forward Christian Thierjung in the Third Round and Goalkeeper Auden Schilder in t - San Jose Earthquakes
Earthquakes Sign Thompson - San Jose Earthquakes
Earthquakes Sign Thompson - San Jose Earthquakes
Weekly Update: January 16, 2016 - San Jose Earthquakes
Sounders FC Selects Three Players on Second Day of 2017 MLS SuperDraft - Seattle Sounders FC
Herculez Gomez Announces Retirement, Set to Join ESPN as Soccer Studio Analyst - Seattle Sounders FC
Whitecaps FC Select Spanish Forward Jorge Gomez - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

North American Soccer League
Seven Armada Players Return for 2017 - Jacksonville Armada FC
North Carolina FC Picks up Options on Five Players - North Carolina FC

United Soccer League
58 PDL Alums Selected in 2017 MLS SuperDraft - USL
Switchbacks Sign Canadian-Algerian Midfielder Masta Kacher Ahead of 2017 - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
Louisville City FC Partners with IHeartMedia on 2017 Broadcast Deal - Louisville City FC
Energy FC Add Mickey Daly to 2017 Roster - OKC Energy FC

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