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Baseball

American Association
AirHogs Sign Pitcher Brett Hunter - Grand Prairie AirHogs
T-Bones Announce 2014 Promotions and Giveaways - Kansas City T-Bones
Sioux City Explorers and 1360 KSCJ continue partnership for 2014 Season - Sioux City Explorers

Atlantic League
Bluefish, WGCH-AM Announce Broadcast Agreement - Bridgeport Bluefish

California League
Blaze Pickled in 7-5 Loss to Ports - Bakersfield Blaze
Clutch Ruiz Puts up Big Night in Loss - Lancaster JetHawks
Nuts Threaten But Cannot Overcome in 4-2 Loss - Modesto Nuts
Giants Shutout by 66ers, Lose Fourth in a Row - San Jose Giants
Four-Run Fifth Takes Ports to 7-5 Win - Stockton Ports
Rawhide Homestand Preview: April 17-19 - Visalia Rawhide
Mike Bolsinger Becomes Visalia's 250th MLB Alum - Visalia Rawhide

Carolina League
Mudcats and Sox Rained Out - Carolina Mudcats
Frederick and Winston-Salem Rained Out - Frederick Keys
Tuesday's Hillcats Game Postponed - Lynchburg Hillcats
Pelicans and Nationals Suspended - Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Nationals and Pelicans Suspended - Potomac Nationals
Salem-Carolina Rained out on Tuesday Night - Salem Red Sox
Salem Red Sox Game Notes - Salem Red Sox
Dash, Keys Postponed Due to Rain Tuesday - Winston-Salem Dash
Winston-Salem Dash Game Notes (April 15 vs. Frederick) - Winston-Salem Dash

Eastern League
RubberDucks and Thunder Postponed - Akron RubberDucks
Rain Filibusters Game Two with Senators on Tuesday - Altoona Curve
B-Mets-Sea Dogs Postponed in Portland - Binghamton Mets
B-Mets Game Notes: Game #12 - B-Mets (7-4) at Portland Sea Dogs (7-4) - Binghamton Mets
Baysox, SeaWolves Postponed - Bowie Baysox
Rain-Shortened Opener Goes to Erie - Bowie Baysox
Help the Senators Paint the Park Pink - Harrisburg Senators
Senators Postponed Due to Inclement Weather on Tuesday Night - Harrisburg Senators
Fisher Cats-Rock Cats Postponed on Tuesday - New Hampshire Fisher Cats
Tuesday's Sea Dogs Game Rained Out - Portland Sea Dogs
Sea Dogs Game Notes April 15 vs. Binghamton (Game 12) - Portland Sea Dogs
Squirrels and Fightins Postponed Tuesday - Richmond Flying Squirrels
Tuesday's Game Postponed; DH Wednesday Starting at 12:05 PM - Trenton Thunder
Arcia to Triple-A; Blaser Added to Thunder Roster - Trenton Thunder

Florida State League
Florida State League Names Player and Pitcher of the Week - FSL
First Free Shirt Friday at McKechnie Field this Week - Bradenton Marauders
Brevard Tops Lakeland 7-1 at Historic Dodgertown - Brevard County Manatees
Carter Powers Stone Crabs Comeback - Charlotte Stone Crabs
Threshers Snap Skid, Best Tampa 8-7 - Clearwater Threshers
Blue Jays LHP Matt Boyd Named FSL Pitcher of the Week - Dunedin Blue Jays
Carter's Homer Propels Charlotte to 6-4 Win - Fort Myers Miracle
Miracle Offer Relief on Tax Day with Ticket Special - Fort Myers Miracle
Cardinals Handcuffed by Marauders - Palm Beach Cardinals
Mets Crush 17 Hits, Bash Hammerheads 11-6 - St. Lucie Mets
Hammerheads Club Mets 12-3 to End Winning Streak - St. Lucie Mets
Peter O'Brien Named FSL Player of the Week - Tampa Yankees

Frontier League
Evansville Otters Looking for Host Families - Evansville Otters
Grizzlies Bring Back Westphal; Add McWilliams - Gateway Grizzlies
Slammers Announce 2014 Promotions And Individual Tickets On Sale - Joliet Slammers
Normal Community and Normal West High Schools to Play at the Corn Crib - Normal CornBelters
Miners Charities Trivia Night Announced - Southern Illinois Miners
Gillingham Bolsters Beach Bums Rotation - Traverse City Beach Bums

International League
Erik Kratz Activated, Blue Jays Purchase Contract of Kawasaki - Buffalo Bisons
Tonight's Bisons/RailRiders Doubleheader Postponed Due to Snow/Cold - Buffalo Bisons
Bulls Beat Knights 9-2 on Tuesday - Charlotte Knights
Duel at the DBAP Postponed Due to Inclement Weather - Durham Bulls
Durham Bulls Game Notes - Durham Bulls
Gwinnett Pounds Norfolk, 15-0 - Gwinnett Braves
Tribe Postponed by Inclement Weather - Indianapolis Indians
Tribe, Clippers Postponed Due to Rain - Indianapolis Indians
Big Inning Propels Bats Past Mud Hens, 5-2 - Louisville Bats
Bats' Gotay off to Torrid Start - Louisville Bats
PawSox, Red Wings Postponed - Pawtucket Red Sox
Red Wings, Paw Sox Game Postponed Tuesdayy Night; Doubleheader Thursday - Rochester Red Wings
Buffalo Snow Postpones Tuesday's Tilts - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Duck Dynasty's Mountain Man Comes to PNC Field - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Chiefs, IronPigs Postponed; Will Play Wednesday at 4:00 - Syracuse Chiefs

Midwest League
Beloit Drops Both Games in Doubleheader - Beloit Snappers
Kane County Takes Doubleheader from Bowling Green - Bowling Green Hot Rods
Bees Roughed up by Tin Caps in Game Two - Burlington Bees
South Bend Snaps Streak at Six - Cedar Rapids Kernels
Clinton bats go cold in 2-0 Dayton Shutout - Clinton LumberKings
9-run 2nd paces Dragons to 13-5 win over L'Kings - Clinton LumberKings
Amaral's Big Hit Lifts Dragons to 2-0 Win - Dayton Dragons
Dragons GameDay for April 15 vs. Clinton - Dayton Dragons
Perez Powers Potent Attack as TinCaps Top Bees, 13-3 - Fort Wayne TinCaps
TinCaps Announce Roster Moves - Fort Wayne TinCaps
Loons Sweep Doubleheader - Great Lakes Loons
Pitching Staff Shuts out Hot Rods in Doubleheader Sweep - Kane County Cougars
Captains and Peoria Chiefs Postponed on Tuesday - Lake County Captains
Lugnuts/Timber Rattlers Canceled on Tuesday - Lansing Lugnuts
Chiefs Snowed out Tuesday - Peoria Chiefs
Tuesday's Timber Rattlers Home Game Cancelled - Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
Start Time of Tuesday's Timber Rattlers Game Pushed Back to 5:05pm - Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

New England Collegiate Baseball League
Blue Sox Sign Kentucky OF Storm Wilson - Holyoke Blue Sox

New York-Penn League
Scrappers Host "POPS at the Ballpark" Featuring Youngstown Symphony Orchestra - Mahoning Valley Scrappers
New Crosscutters Looking for Military Heroes - Williamsport Crosscutters

Northwoods League
Express get two more players from the University of Illinois Chicago - Eau Claire Express
Growlers Add Two More Players - Kalamazoo Growlers
Three Illini Heading to Madison this Summer - Madison Mallards
Dogs Add Left-Handed Pitching - Mankato MoonDogs

Pacific Coast League
Pederson, Olivo Go Deep Twice, Lead Isotopes Past Chihuahuas 11-6 - Albuquerque Isotopes
Isotopes Falter in Ninth, Fall to Rainiers 8-6 - Albuquerque Isotopes
Albuquerque's Big Bats Down Chihuahuas 11-6 - El Paso Chihuahuas
Chihuahuas Jump above .500 with 5-3 Victory - El Paso Chihuahuas
Timely Hitting Absent In Loss To Vegas - Fresno Grizzlies
Cubs Drop Series Opener to Zephyrs - Iowa Cubs
Memphis Powers Past Nashville in Series Opener, 8-4 - Memphis Redbirds
Redbirds Double up Sounds in Series Opener, 8-4 - Nashville Sounds
Zephyrs Win Second in a Row, Beat Cubs 8-4 - New Orleans Zephyrs
RedHawks Game Notes: April 15, 2014 - Oklahoma City RedHawks
Storm Chasers Record First Shutout of 2014 Season - Omaha Storm Chasers
Storm Chasers Homestand Highlights: April 15-22 - Omaha Storm Chasers
Aces Drop Series Finale in Tucson - Reno Aces
Round Rock Quieted by Storm (Chasers) - Round Rock Express
Series Preview: Bees Take on Rainiers in a Four-Game Set - Salt Lake Bees
Triple-D in Triple-A: Not Finished in Phoenix - Salt Lake Bees
Rainiers Overpower Albuquerque, 8-6 - Tacoma Rainiers

Pioneer League
Owlz to Host Pitch, Hit, & Run Competition - Orem Owlz

South Atlantic League
Game in West Virginia Postponed; Double-Header Scheduled for Wednesday - Asheville Tourists
GreenJackets Beat Sand Gnats 2-1 in Extra Innings - Augusta GreenJackets
GreenJackets Fall to Sand Gnats 3-1 - Augusta GreenJackets
Wade Propels RiverDogs to Series Victory - Charleston RiverDogs
RiverDogs' 9th Annual Golf Tournament Set for May 6 - Charleston RiverDogs
Game Postponed at Perdue Stadium - Delmarva Shorebirds
Drive Fall to RiverDogs, 6-2 - Greenville Drive
Crawdads Earn Doubleheader Split - Hickory Crawdads
Intimidators Split Doubleheader with Crawdads - Kannapolis Intimidators
Game Notes: Kannapolis Intimidators (White Sox) at Hickory Crawdads (Rangers) - April 15, 2014 (Doub - Kannapolis Intimidators
F&M Bank High School Baseball Classic Opens Next Wednesday with New Format - Kannapolis Intimidators
BlueClaws Baseball Academy to Hold May 4th Open Tryout - Lakewood BlueClaws
Rome Takes 5-3 Win over Legends, Evens Series - Lexington Legends
Rome Gets First Home Win of the Season - Rome Braves
Rome Braves Make Roster Moves - Rome Braves
Gnats Come out Even on Tuesday - Savannah Sand Gnats
Asheville at West Virginia Postponed - West Virginia Power
WV Power Game Notes - West Virginia Power

Southern League
Barons Complete DH Sweep with 5-2 Win over Mobile - Birmingham Barons
Beck Continues BayBear Domination in CG Shutout - Birmingham Barons
Lookouts Strikeout 13 in 4-0 Loss to Suns - Chattanooga Lookouts
Generals and Smokies Postponed on Tuesday - Jackson Generals
Superb Pitching Paces Suns to 4-0 Win - Jacksonville Suns
Morales Joins Jacksonville - Jacksonville Suns
Suns' Shoemaker Named Southern League Player of the Week - Jacksonville Suns
M-Braves, Stars Split Doubleheader - Mississippi Braves
Biscuits' Late Rally Falls Short - Montgomery Biscuits
Wahoos Bats Erupt in 7-4 Win over Biscuits - Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Wahoos Bats Erupt in 7-4 Win over Biscuits - Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Tuesday's Smokies-Generals Contest Postponed - Tennessee Smokies

Texas Collegiate League
Cane Cutters Sign Western Kentucky University Battery - Acadiana Cane Cutters

Texas League
Riders Finish Sweep with 3-0 Shutout - Arkansas Travelers
Travs Drop Two to Frisco Monday - Arkansas Travelers
Petrick Packs Punch; Cards Take Series - Corpus Christi Hooks
Frisco's Jackson & Co. Shut out Travelers - Frisco RoughRiders
Frisco RoughRiders Game Notes - Frisco RoughRiders
Frisco Stays Hot in the Cold - Frisco RoughRiders
Missions Drop Homestand Finale, 2-0 - San Antonio Missions
San Antonio Missions Game Notes vs. Tulsa - San Antonio Missions
You Don't Know Jace - San Antonio Missions
Petrick and the Cards Top the Hooks, 2-1 - Springfield Cardinals
Drillers Shutout Missions to Win Road Trip Finale - Tulsa Drillers

West Coast League
DeGoti, Conant, Lombana Return to HarbourCats - Victoria HabourCats
Krohn Added to AppleSox Coaching Staff - Wenatchee AppleSox

Basketball

National Basketball League of Canada
Game 7 Thursday - Windsor Express

NBA Development League
NBA Development League Comes to Grand Rapids for 2014-15 Season - D-League
Charge Ousted by Skyforce in Quarterfinal Round - Canton Charge
Mad Ants to Face Skyforce in Playoff Semifinals - Fort Wayne Mad Ants
No. 5 Vipers to Play No. 6 Santa Cruz Warriors in Round Two of NBA D-League Playoffs - Rio Grande Valley Vipers
Warriors to Host Rio Grande Valley Vipers in Game One of NBA D-League Semifinals - Santa Cruz Warriors
Skyforce Uses Huge Fourth Quarter to Shut Down Charge - Sioux Falls Skyforce

Women's National Basketball Association
Sparks Select Antonita Slaughter with 35th Pick in 2014 WNBA Draft - Los Angeles Sparks
Sparks Select Jennifer Hamson with 23rd Pick in 2014 WNBA Draft - Los Angeles Sparks
New York Liberty Unveil New Uniforms - New York Liberty
Mercury Signs Kobryn, Jekabsone-Zogota - Phoenix Mercury

Football

Arena Football League
AFL Announces Week 5 Award Winners - AFL
OL Ossai Traded to VooDoo - New Orleans VooDoo
Predators Quarterback Jason Boltus Wins AFL Highlight Of The Week - Orlando Predators
Predators Acquire DB Belton, WR Solomon - Orlando Predators
Raudabaugh Wins AFL's Weekly Award in Week 5 - Philadelphia Soul
Gray and Hoke Earn AFL Weekly Honors - Pittsburgh Power
Storm at Predators Game Preview, Saturday April 19 - Tampa Bay Storm
AFL Opens 2014 NET10 Wireless Dream Team Voting - Tampa Bay Storm

Canadian Football League
Doubleheader Featured in Calgary Midget Football Game of the Week - Calgary Stampeders
Argos Sign 2013 Draft Pick WR Natey Adjei - Toronto Argonauts

Professional Indoor Football League
PIFL Names Players of the Week - PIFL
Alexander, Daniels Earn PIFL Player of the Week Honors - Columbus Lions
Hollis Earns Vidswap.com Special Teams Player of the Week Honors - Lehigh Valley Steelhawks
Raiders' Torez Jones Named Player of the Week - Richmond Raiders
Freedom Brings Back The 80s With Football, Concert - Trenton Freedom

Hockey

American Hockey League
American Hockey League Announces Suspensions - AHL
Grand Rapids' Jeff Blashill Voted AHL's Outstanding Coach for 2013-14 - AHL
Flames Discontinue AHL Operations in Abbotsford - Abbotsford Heat
Shayne Gostisbehere Signs ATO with Phantoms - Adirondack Phantoms
Albany Devils to Recognize Union College Men's Hockey Team Saturday - Albany Devils
B-Sens Weekly - Binghamton Senators
B-Sens Sign Two to ATOs - Binghamton Senators
Two Players Rejoin Sound Tigers, Three Head to Stockton - Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Wolves Sign Zach Pochiro; Release Caissy - Chicago Wolves
Athanasiou, Backman and Janmark to Grand Rapids - Grand Rapids Griffins
Blashill Named AHL Coach of the Year - Grand Rapids Griffins
Bulldogs Edge Monsters 2-1 - Hamilton Bulldogs
Over $20,000 In Prizes To Be Given Away On Bulldogs' Fan Appreciation Night - Hamilton Bulldogs
Rangers Recall J.T. Miller from Hartford - Hartford Wolf Pack
Monsters Fall to Hamilton 2-1 - Lake Erie Monsters
Lake Erie Monsters on SportsTime Ohio this Saturday, April 19th - Lake Erie Monsters
Kings Recall Vey - Manchester Monarchs
Green Acres Elementary School Winning with Wellness/Get Moving Manchester Champion - Manchester Monarchs
Admiral Playoff Tickets on Sale Now - Milwaukee Admirals
Admirals to Hold Fan Appreciation Night on Friday - Milwaukee Admirals
Jarnkrok Reassigned to Milwaukee - Milwaukee Admirals
Norfolk Admirals Weekly - Norfolk Admirals
April 19th Pirates Game vs. St. John's Moved to Saco - Portland Pirates
Coyotes Assign Four Players to Portland - Portland Pirates
Seven Players Reassigned to Amerks from Sabres - Rochester Americans
Florida Panthers Win NHL Draft Lottery - San Antonio Rampage
Florida Panthers Jimmy Hayes, Drew Shore & Vincent Trocheck to Represent USA at 2014 World Champions - San Antonio Rampage
Rampage Reassign Josh McFadden to Cincinnati - San Antonio Rampage
San Antonio Rampage Weekly Update - San Antonio Rampage
Rampage to Host Fan Appreciation Night on Friday - San Antonio Rampage
Jeremy Smith Recalled by Columbus Blue Jackets - Springfield Falcons
Rock Report - St. John's IceCaps
April 19th Pirates Game vs. St. John's Moved to Saco - St. John's IceCaps
Texas Stars Sign Right Wing Branden Troock to ATO - Texas Stars
Stars Weekly (Week 29) - Texas Takes Five-Of-Six Points to Clinch Top Seed in Western Conference - Texas Stars
Friday Is Fan Appreciation Night - Utica Comets
Penguins Weekly - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Penguins Playoff Tickets Go on Sale April 16th - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Penguins Sign Three to ATOs - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Job Fair and Boston Bruins Alumni Doubleheader Highlight Fan Appreciation Weekend - Worcester Sharks

Central Hockey League
Denver Cutthroats Advance to Second Round - Denver Cutthroats
Mavericks Playoff Game 6 Tonight - Missouri Mavericks
Rush Edge Mallards 2-1, Force Game Seven - Quad City Mallards

ECHL
ECHL Transactions - April 15 - ECHL
Preview of Conference Quarterfinals of 2014 Kelly Cup Playoffs - ECHL
South Carolina's Carbery Named ECHL Coach of the Year - ECHL
Rosters Announced for 2014 Kelly Cup Playoffs - ECHL
Florida's Walker Named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week - ECHL
Florida's Iles Named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week - ECHL
Aces Announce 2013-14 Kelly Cup Playoff Roster - Alaska Aces
Condors in the Community: Nearly 6,000 Undergarments Donated - Bakersfield Condors
Condors Announce 23-Man Playoff Roster - Bakersfield Condors
Cyclones Announce 2014 Kelly Cup Playoff Roster - Cincinnati Cyclones
Cyclones Announce First Round Promotional Schedule - Cincinnati Cyclones
Jackals JDRF Jerseys on Sale for Charity - Elmira Jackals
IceMen Chatter - Evansville IceMen
Everblades Sweep ECHL Weekly Award Honors - Florida Everblades
Komets Announce 2014 ECHL Kelly Cup Playoff Roster - Fort Wayne Komets
Connor Knapp Becomes Fifth Road Warrior to Play in NHL - Greenville Road Warriors
Playoff Roster Set for Steelheads - Idaho Steelheads
K-Wings Announce Playoff Roster - Kalamazoo Wings
Wranglers Release 2014 Playoff Roster - Las Vegas Wranglers
Two-Time NCAA Division I All-Star Joins Reign - Ontario Reign
Defenseman Brett Flemming and Forward Stanislav Galiev Assigned to Reading - Reading Royals
Royals Announce 2014 ECHL Kelly Cup Playoff Roster - Reading Royals
Radio Recon Ready to Go Right to the Top - Reading Royals
Spencer Carbery Becomes First Stingrays Head Coach to Claim John Brophy Award as ECHL Coach of the Y - South Carolina Stingrays
Stingrays Announce 2014 Kelly Cup Playoff Roster - South Carolina Stingrays
Defenseman Luke Vidmar Returns from American Hockey League - South Carolina Stingrays
Sound Tigers, Islanders Make Roster Moves - Stockton Thunder
Thunder Announce 2014 Kelly Cup Playoffs Roster - Stockton Thunder
Nailers vs. Stingrays Playoff Preview - Wheeling Nailers
Nailers Announce 2014 Kelly Cup Playoff Roster - Wheeling Nailers

North American Hockey League
Bulls Announce Season Ticket Holder Deadline, Early Bird Price Extension and Details of a New Contes - Amarillo Bulls
Hellebuyck Selected to 2014 U.S Men's National Team - Odessa Jackalopes
Wildcats Alum Cal Heeter Makes NHL Debut - Wichita Falls Wildcats

Ontario Hockey League
Storm's Robby Fabbri Named CHL Player of the Week - OHL
Otters' Devin Williams Named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week - OHL
North Bay-Oshawa Echoes in Playoffs - North Bay Battalion
Troops Overcome History at Barrie - North Bay Battalion
2014 Hockey School Applications Now Available - Soo Greyhounds

Southern Professional Hockey League
Post Season Recap - Columbus Cottonmouths

United States Hockey League
Thunder to Introduce New Leaders Wednesday - Bloomington Thunder
NTDP Announces 11 Commits for 2014-15 - U.S. National Team
Hawks Alum Belarus-Bound - Waterloo Black Hawks
Waterloo Black Hawks Weekly Preview - Waterloo Black Hawks

Western Hockey League
Troock Signs with Dallas Stars - Seattle Thunderbirds

Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse
The Makers of 5-hour ENERGY Shots Sponsor Rob Pannell and U.S. Professional Outdoor Lacrosse Teams - MLL

National Lacrosse League
Bandits to Auction off Second-Half "Braver Than Brave" Jerseys - Buffalo Bandits
Knighthawks to Host First Responder Night Saturday - Rochester Knighthawks

Other

National Pro Fastpitch
LSU's McDonald To Join USSSA Florida Pride - USSSA Florida Pride

Soccer

Major League Soccer
MLS Issues Disciplinary Committee Decisions: Week 6 - MLS
Rapids U-14 Start with Two Wins at Dallas Cup - Colorado Rapids
Rapids Defender Chris Klute Just Needs to Regain Sharpness - Colorado Rapids
Eastern Conference Roundup: April 15 - Columbus Crew
Stage One of Online Voting for 2014 Circle of Honor Induction Opens - Columbus Crew
D.C. United Academy Adds LESA FC as Affiliate Club Member - D.C. United
FC Dallas Reserves Top Oklahoma City Energy FC 1-0 - FC Dallas
LA Galaxy Prepare for BC Place Trip by Training on StubHub Center Turf - Los Angeles Galaxy
Dan Gargan Is All Smiles After Earning Starting Right Back Role - Los Angeles Galaxy
Celebrate Soccer with the Impact this Summer - Montreal Impact
Bengtson Takes "An Important Step Forward" - New England Revolution
News & Notes: Fire - New England Revolution
New York Red Bulls Host Eastern Conference Rival Philadelphia Tomorrow at 7:30 - New York Red Bulls
Patriotic Theme to Earthquakes Match against LA Galaxy at Stanford Stadium on June 28 - San Jose Earthquakes
Fewer Than 1,000 Tickets Remain for Saturday's Match - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

National Women's Soccer League
Western New York Flash Forward Vicky Losada Voted NWSL Player of the Week - NWSL
Breakers Host Houston Sunday at Harvard in Their Home Opener - Boston Breakers
Western New York Flash Forward Vicky Losada Voted NWSL Player of the Week - Western New York Flash
Flash Waive Midfielder Kristen Meier - Western New York Flash

USL PRO
Wilmington's Ochoa Named Player of the Week - USL PRO
Populous, Barton Malow & ICON Venue Group Announced As Core Members for New Downtown Stadium Project - Orlando City SC
Kickers Host Pittsburgh Saturday - Richmond Kickers


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