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Baseball

American Association
AirHogs Sign Pitcher Aaron Wilkerson - Grand Prairie AirHogs
Explorers Land Tosoni & Mendonca - Sioux City Explorers
Sioux City Explorers Tickets on Sale Thursday - Sioux City Explorers

Atlantic League
9th Annual Star Walk, Roll & Stroll Features "A Day at the Ballpark" - Bridgeport Bluefish
Blue Crabs Unveil Fourth Installment of Promotional Schedule - Southern Maryland Blue Crabs

California League
Bakersfield Blaze Game Recap 04-15-14: Three Homers Power Blaze to Victory - Bakersfield Blaze
Hernandez Doubles in Winner in Ninth - Lancaster JetHawks
Nuts Lose Third Straight After 7-1 Decision - Modesto Nuts
Giants Pitchers Strikeout 19 in 4-3 Victory - San Jose Giants
Giants End Slide with 4-2 Victory over Sixers - San Jose Giants
Blaze Bats Too Much as Ports Fall 10-4 - Stockton Ports

Canadian American League
Boulders Broadcast Network 2014 Schedule - Rockland Boulders

Cape Cod League
Ex-Whitecap Gyorko is Padres' latest multimillionaire - Brewster Whitecaps

Carolina League
Mudcats Brush Away Sox in Twinbill - Carolina Mudcats
Keys Sweep Doubleheader, Earn First Series Win - Frederick Keys
Frederick Keys Game Notes - Frederick Keys
Lynchburg Splits Doubleheader with Wilmington - Lynchburg Hillcats
Lynchburg Hillcats Game Notes - Lynchburg Hillcats
Carlos Mendez Takes over as Hillcats Hitting Coach - Lynchburg Hillcats
Pelicans Game Notes - Myrtle Beach Pelicans
P-Nats Sweep Wednesday Doubleheader with Pelicans - Potomac Nationals
Mudcats Take Two Close Calls from Red Sox - Salem Red Sox
Salem Red Sox Game Notes - Salem Red Sox
Blue Rocks, Hillcats Split First Doubleheader Of 2014 Season - Wilmington Blue Rocks
Blue Rocks Game Notes - Wilmington Blue Rocks
Defense Dooms Dash in Doubleheader Sweep - Winston-Salem Dash
Frederick Edges Winston in Twin Bill Opener - Winston-Salem Dash
Winston-Salem Dash Game Notes (April 16 vs. Frederick) - Winston-Salem Dash

Eastern League
Akron wins game one, but Trenton fights back to earn split - Akron RubberDucks
Sampsonite Keeps Sens Way off in Curve Win on Wednesday - Altoona Curve
Cam Heyward, Fireworks, and Two Thirsty Thursday's to Entertain Fans when Curve Return Home Tomorrow - Altoona Curve
Altoona Curve Game Information: April 16, 2014 - Altoona Curve
B-Mets-Sea Dogs Postponed Again - Binghamton Mets
B-Mets Game Notes: Game #12 - B-Mets (7-4) at Portland Sea Dogs (7-4) - Binghamton Mets
Baysox Bat Through Cold - Bowie Baysox
Baysox Host 1K Beer Runs - Bowie Baysox
Nolan, Murphy Move Revised - New Hampshire Fisher Cats
Kevin Nolan Promoted to Buffalo, Today's Game Postponed - New Hampshire Fisher Cats
Wednesday's Sea Dogs Game Postponed - Portland Sea Dogs
Sea Dogs Game Notes April 16 vs. Binghamton (Game 12) - Portland Sea Dogs
"Dunkin' Dugout" Program Returns to Hadlock in 2014 - Portland Sea Dogs
Fightin Phils Lose 4-1 in Richmond Matinee - Reading Fightin Phils
Squirrels Beat Back Elements, Fightins, 4-1 - Richmond Flying Squirrels
Nuding Brilliant in Trenton's Game 2 Win - Trenton Thunder
Nuding Back to Trenton; Probable Starter for Game 2 - Trenton Thunder

Florida State League
Manatees Blank Flying Tigers to Sweep Series - Brevard County Manatees
Miracle Rally to Defeat Stone Crabs 6-5 - Charlotte Stone Crabs
Late-Inning Rally Lifts Threshers to Series Victory - Clearwater Threshers
Murphy's Two-Run Single Helps Miracle to 6-5 Win - Fort Myers Miracle
Cardinals' Bats Quieted by Marauders - Palm Beach Cardinals
Rosa's Two Homers Lift Jupiter over Mets in Extras, 8-6 - St. Lucie Mets

Frontier League
Boomers to Take on Les Turner All-Stars in Charity Game May 12 - Schaumburg Boomers
Miners Release Full 2014 Promotional Schedule - Southern Illinois Miners
Beach Bums Add Pair of Infielders - Traverse City Beach Bums

International League
INF Kevin Nolan joins Bisons from New Hampshire Herd activates OF Ricardo Nanita from Disabled list - Buffalo Bisons
Bisons Notes - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Buffalo - Buffalo Bisons
Bisons Notes - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Buffalo (6:05 p.m.) - Buffalo Bisons
Knights Fall to Braves 7-2 in Wednesday's Opener - Charlotte Knights
Short-Handed Bulls Fall in Opener - Durham Bulls
Durham Bulls Game Notes - Durham Bulls
Gwinnett's 11 Hit Attack Tops Charlotte, 7-2 - Gwinnett Braves
Tribe Scarred by LaMarre in 7-3 Loss - Indianapolis Indians
LHV Game Notes - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
LaMarre's Grand Slam Leads Bats to 7-3 Victory - Louisville Bats
PawSox Ride Big Lead to Narrow Victory - Pawtucket Red Sox
Red Wings Post-Game Notes - Rochester Red Wings
Red Wings Game Notes - Rochester Red Wings
Stroman Dazzles as Buffalo Rips RailRiders, 8-2 - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Down Four, Chiefs Rally for 6-5 Win - Syracuse Chiefs
Chiefs Make Winning Wednesdays "Guaranteed Win Days", Announce Prizes - Syracuse Chiefs

Midwest League
Faria's Gem Spoiled by Late Kane County Rally - Bowling Green Hot Rods
Bees Outlast Tin Caps in Marathon - Burlington Bees
Kernels Fall to South Bend - Cedar Rapids Kernels
Dragons Win 7th Straight, Stop Clinton in 11 Innings - Dayton Dragons
Dragons on TV Thursday and Friday - Dayton Dragons
Dragons GameDay for April 16 vs. Clinton - Dayton Dragons
In Record-Setting 18-Inning Game, TinCaps Lose, 7-5 - Fort Wayne TinCaps
TinCaps, Longe Optical Partner to Expand Children's Reading Program - Fort Wayne TinCaps
Cougars' Hot Start Is Best in Midwest League - Kane County Cougars
Cougars Come Back to Sweep Hot Rods - Kane County Cougars
Clint Frazier, Indians 2013 First Round Pick, to Join Lake County Captains Tomorrow - Lake County Captains
Chiefs Sweep Double Header from Captains - Lake County Captains
Chiefs Sweep Captains Wednesday - Peoria Chiefs
Bandits Walk off in 11th for Guaranteed Win - Quad Cities River Bandits
River Bandits Rally to Split with Whitecaps - Quad Cities River Bandits
Verlander 4-For-5 But Whitecaps Lose Another Walk-Off - West Michigan Whitecaps
Whitecaps And River Bandits Split Doubleheader - West Michigan Whitecaps
Astin & Archer combine for 1-0 shutout and Rattlers sweep Lansing - Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
Pena's walkoff homer lifts Rattlers to win in game one - Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

New England Collegiate Baseball League
Coombs and Long return to Gulls staff in 2014 - Newport Gulls

New York-Penn League
Houston Astros Call up Former 'Cat George Springer - Tri-City ValleyCats

Northwoods League
Blue Anchors Partner with Sanford Health to Launch Fitness Program - Alexandria Blue Anchors
Honkers Bolster Roster by Going Minnesota Local - Rochester Honkers
Thunder Bay's Carter McEachern Returns to Border Cats - Thunder Bay Border Cats

Pacific Coast League
Lee Stifles Chihuahuas, Isotopes Win 3-1 - Albuquerque Isotopes
RedHawks Bullpen Comes up Big, Top Sky Sox, 8-6 - Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Four Homers, 16 Hits Not Enough for Sky Sox; RedHawks Take Game - Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Zach Lee Leads Albuquerque over Chihuahuas 3-1 Wednesday - El Paso Chihuahuas
Fresno Can't Hold Early Lead - Fresno Grizzlies
Alcantara's Big Afternoon Leads Cubs Past Zephyrs - Iowa Cubs
Redbirds Ride Six-Run Rally for 7-1 Win in Nashville - Memphis Redbirds
Nelson Strong in Sounds 7-1 Loss - Nashville Sounds
Zephyrs Drop Afternoon Game in Iowa 6-3 - New Orleans Zephyrs
Singleton's Homer Caps Comeback Win - Oklahoma City RedHawks
RedHawks Game Notes: April 16, 2014 - Oklahoma City RedHawks
RedHawks Take High-Scoring Opener in Colorado Springs - Oklahoma City RedHawks
Homer Happy Express Defeat Omaha 8-2 - Omaha Storm Chasers
Omaha Storm Chasers April 16th Game Notes - Omaha Storm Chasers
Baker Pitches Express Past Storm Chasers - Round Rock Express
"Bark in the Park" Returns to Dell Diamond April 24 - Round Rock Express
Reckless Kelly Pitchin' Another Party at Celebrity Jam - Round Rock Express
Carrithers Carries Cats to Sixth-Straight Victory - Sacramento River Cats
Cats Extend Win-Streak to Five, Beat Fresno 7-4 - Sacramento River Cats
Tacoma Tops Salt Lake 8-5 - Salt Lake Bees
Nick Franklin homers as Tacoma extends winning streak to four games - Tacoma Rainiers

Pioneer League
Osprey Job Fair April 17, 3-8 p.m. at MSO Hub - Missoula Osprey

South Atlantic League
Tourists Play Two More Close Games; Split DH - Asheville Tourists
Sand Gnats Take Series in Augusta - Augusta GreenJackets
USC Aiken Mens Basketball Team to be Honored by GreenJackets - Augusta GreenJackets
RiverDogs Triple up on Drive for Sweep - Charleston RiverDogs
Marathon Ends with Shorebirds Walkoff - Delmarva Shorebirds
Drive Defeated by RiverDogs, 7-6 - Greenville Drive
Fluor Field to Host HBCU Classic - Greenville Drive
Shorebirds Sweep Suns in Shortened Two-Game Series - Hagerstown Suns
'Dads Drop Series Finale in 12 Innings - Hickory Crawdads
Intimidators Escape Error-Filled Afternoon in Extras - Kannapolis Intimidators
Game Notes: Kannapolis Intimidators (White Sox) at Hickory Crawdads (Rangers) - April 16, 2014 - Kannapolis Intimidators
Legends Homestand Begins Thursday - Lexington Legends
Rome Edges Legends in 11, 4-3 - Lexington Legends
Walk off Single In the 11th Gives Braves the Series - Rome Braves
Whalen and Diaz Knock off Jackets - Savannah Sand Gnats
Power-Asheville Split One-Run Decisions - West Virginia Power
WV Power Game Notes - West Virginia Power

Southern League
BayBears Walk-Off with 1-0 Win over Barons - Birmingham Barons
Barons Face Smokies in Playoff Rematch During Upcoming Homestand - Birmingham Barons
Lookouts No-Hit Suns for Eight Innings En Route to 5-4 Win - Chattanooga Lookouts
Stars Shutout in Mississippi - Huntsville Stars
Stars Split Doubleheader - Huntsville Stars
Smokies Even Series After 7-2 Win over Generals - Jackson Generals
Brady Activated from DL, Hunter Activated from Extended Spring - Jackson Generals
Lookouts Flirt with No-No, Hold off Suns 5-4 - Jacksonville Suns
Gavin Floyd to Rehab with M-Braves - Mississippi Braves
M-Braves Shutout Huntsville 3-0 - Mississippi Braves
Malm Hits Slam, Biscuits Walk to Victory - Montgomery Biscuits
Wahoos Drop Third Game of the Series, 5-0, to Biscuits - Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Wahoos Fall 5-0 to Montgomery - Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Andreoli and Ha Lead Smokies to 7-2 Win - Tennessee Smokies

Texas Collegiate League
Huesers Returns to East Texas, Brings a Top Bat from New York - East Texas PumpJacks

Texas League
Hooks Return for Great Eight - Corpus Christi Hooks
RockHounds Sweep Naturals Again - Midland RockHounds
D'Arby Myers Fractures Wrist; Forsythe Joins Roster - Midland RockHounds
Howard College Alum Zach Neal Promoted to AAA - Midland RockHounds
Naturals Downed by Drillers in Series Opener - Northwest Arkansas Naturals
Selman Controls His Future - Northwest Arkansas Naturals
Naturals Open Divisional Play in Tulsa - Northwest Arkansas Naturals
Midland Outlasts Naturals in Twin Bill - Northwest Arkansas Naturals
Gray Bounces Back in Tulsa's Shutout Win - Tulsa Drillers

West Coast League
Bellingham Bells and Charter College to Present Backpack Giveaway - Bellingham Bells
HarbourCats Announce Promotional Schedule for 2014 - Victoria HabourCats
Pippins Add Local Flavor To Roster - Yakima Valley Pippins

Basketball

NBA Development League
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum to Offer Dollar Beer & Soda for Mad Ants Playoff Games - Fort Wayne Mad Ants

Women's National Basketball Association
2014 WNBA Draft: Most-Watched Ever on ESPN2 - WNBA
Fever Signs Utah State Point Guard to Training Camp Contract - Indiana Fever
Minnesota Lynx Sign Guard Tan White - Minnesota Lynx
Lynx Trade Guard Sugar Rodgers to New York Liberty - Minnesota Lynx
Liberty Complete Deal with Minnesota for Sugar Rodgers - New York Liberty

Football

Arena Football League
Rattlers Reign Supreme in Latest Coaches' Poll - AFL
HYDRIVE Arena Football Hall of Fame Weekend Set to Kick Off Friday - AFL
HYDRIVE Arena Football Hall of Fame Weekend Set to Kick off Friday - Iowa Barnstormers
Game Preview: Iowa Barnstormers vs. LA KISS - Iowa Barnstormers
Sharks Add Receiver Andrae Thurman - Jacksonville Sharks
Game Preview: Shock Face Unbeaten Gladiators on Saturday - Spokane Shock

Canadian Football League
Durant Signs Extension with Riders - Saskatchewan Roughriders

Champions Professional Indoor Football League
CPIFL Announces Players of the Week - CPIFL
D.C. Law and Circle of Hope Partner to Raise Awareness, Funds - Dodge City Law
Boys Joins Dodge City Law Ownership Group - Dodge City Law
OKD Signs a Pair of Ace Defensive Backs - Oklahoma Defenders

Indoor Football League
Week 8 Vidswap.Com Players of the Week Announced - IFL
Green Bay Blizzard Sign Former New York Jet - Green Bay Blizzard

Professional Indoor Football League
Stampede Travel to Richmond for Division Matchup - Harrisburg Stampede
Raiders Face Stampede Saturday Night - Richmond Raiders

X-League
Alabama Outlawz hit the road - Alabama Outlawz

Hockey

American Hockey League
Toronto's T.J. Brennan Voted American Hockey League's Outstanding Defenseman - AHL
Weekend Preview: Games 74, 75, 76 vs. San Antonio Rampage, Texas - Abbotsford Heat
Eric Roy Joins the Heat - Abbotsford Heat
Kanzig & Poirier Assigned to Heat - Abbotsford Heat
New Guys Lead the Way for 3rd Straight Win - Adirondack Phantoms
Phantoms Announce Poster Giveaway Friday - Adirondack Phantoms
Devils Heading To The Postseason - Albany Devils
B-Sens Rally Comes up Short - Binghamton Senators
Anderson's 700th Win Nets Wolves Home-Ice Advantage - Chicago Wolves
Griffins Wrap up Regular Season with Home-And-Home against Lake Erie - Grand Rapids Griffins
Admirals Fight off Bears - Hershey Bears
Wolves Defeat Wild 4-3 in a Shootout - Iowa Wild
Minnesota Wild Reassigns Jake Dowell to Iowa - Iowa Wild
Wild Signs Howe, Releases Reichard from PTO - Iowa Wild
Regulation Win Keeps Admirals' Playoff Hopes Alive - Norfolk Admirals
Devils Down Pirates in Shootout in Final Colisee Game - Portland Pirates
Pirates Look to Snap Streak in Final Game in Lewiston - Portland Pirates
Amerks Clinch Playoff Berth with 4-1 Win over Comets - Rochester Americans
Buffalo Sabres Sign Affiliation Agreement with Elmira Jackals of ECHL - Rochester Americans
Blackhawks Recall Goaltender Mac Carruth - Rockford IceHogs
Fan Appreciation Weekend for Final Home Games - Rockford IceHogs
Rampage Recall Josh McFadden from Cincinnati - San Antonio Rampage
Crunch Fall to Phantoms in Shootout, 5-4 - Syracuse Crunch
Crunch Weekly - Syracuse Crunch
Texas Stars Clinch 2013-14 Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy, Beat Barons - Texas Stars
Toronto Marlies Weekly - Toronto Marlies
T.J. Brennan Named Winner of Eddie Shore Award as AHL's Outstanding Defenseman - Toronto Marlies
Gameday: Comets vs. Rochester - Utica Comets

Central Hockey League
CHL Conference Finals Set; Begin on Friday - CHL
Rush and Mallards Battle Tonight in 29th Game 7 in CHL History - CHL
Americans Open Round 2 Friday at Home - Allen Americans
Sundogs Win Another Double Overtime Game 4-3 - Arizona Sundogs
Mavericks' Season Ends in Game 6: Fall 4-3 in 2OT - Missouri Mavericks
Mallards Win Game Seven in Rapid City, Advance to Meet Allen in CHL Semi-Finals - Quad City Mallards
Rush Eliminated in Game 7, Fall to Mallards 3-1 - Rapid City Rush
Rush Stave off Elimination, Force Winner-Take-All - Rapid City Rush
Oilers Season Ends in Game 6 Overtime Heartbreaker - Tulsa Oilers

ECHL
ECHL Transactions - April 16 - ECHL
Ontario's Register Named CCM Hockey ECHL Defenseman of the Year - ECHL
Florida's Walker Named CCM ECHL Player of the Month - ECHL
Wheeling's Condon Named Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Month - ECHL
Wheeling's Condon Named CCM ECHL Rookie of the Month - ECHL
Cincinnati's Shalla Is AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month - ECHL
Elmira Jackals Become ECHL Affiliate of Buffalo Sabres - Elmira Jackals
Walker Named CCM ECHL Player of the Month - Florida Everblades
Newton Returns to Reign from AHL - Ontario Reign
Register Named ECHL Defenseman of the Year - Ontario Reign
Reign Announce Playoff Roster - Ontario Reign
Gagnon, Pedan Added to Playoff Roster - Stockton Thunder
Proud to Stay in the 209 - Stockton Thunder
8 Former Grizzlies on NHL Playoff Rosters - Utah Grizzlies
Condon Earns Two ECHL Awards in April - Wheeling Nailers

Federal Hockey League
Championship Game Saturday, April 19th at 7:35 pm - Danbury Whalers

North American Hockey League
Magicians Sign Brandon Loven - Minnesota Magicians
Fighting Falcons Set to Take on Warriors in North - Port Huron Fighting Falcons
Eagles Defenceman off to Lawrence University - Soo Eagles

Ontario Hockey League
Canadian Hockey League Playoffs Continue on Sportsnet with Portland vs. Kelowna Friday - OHL
OHL and Rogers Announce Rogers Western and Eastern Conference Championship Series Broadcast Schedule - OHL
Generals' D.J Smith Named OHL Coach of the Year - OHL
Booster Club Road Trip to North Bay - Oshawa Generals
Generals' D.J Smith Named OHL Coach of the Year - Oshawa Generals
2nd Annual Mickey's Run Goes June 7th - Windsor Spitfires

United States Hockey League
Petry Selected for Men's National Team - Des Moines Buccaneers
Gamblers Host Ice for Playoff Pair, Series Tied 1-1 - Indiana Ice
Madison Capitols Tender First Two Players in Team History - Madison Capitols
Carson Gatt Signs National Letter of Intent to Play for Michigan State - Muskegon Lumberjacks
Lumberjacks Sign Defenseman Mitch Eliot to USHL Tender - Muskegon Lumberjacks
Stampede Host Waterloo in Game 3 Tomorrow Night - Sioux Falls Stampede
Former Phantom Sam Anas Named Tim Taylor National Rookie of the Year - Youngstown Phantoms

Western Hockey League
WHL Announces Schedule for 2014 Kal Tire Conference Finals - WHL
2014 WHL Kal Tire Eastern Conference Final Series Live on Shaw - WHL
WHL Playoffs Continue Friday on Sportsnet with Kelowna vs. Portland - WHL
23 CHL Players Named to Canada's Men's Under-18 Team - WHL
12 WHL Players Named to Canada's National Men's Under-18 Team - WHL
Team Canada Adds Wheat Kings - Brandon Wheat Kings
Hitmen Part Ways with Head Coach Mike Williamson - Calgary Hitmen
WHL, Oil Kings Announce Conference Championship Schedule - Edmonton Oil Kings
This Week in Silvertips Hockey - Everett Silvertips
Three Prospects to Compete for Midget National Championship - Kamloops Blazers
WHL Western Conference Final Approaching - Kelowna Rockets
Tim Traber Signs with Genève-Servette HC - Vancouver Giants
Royals' Joe Hicketts Joins Team Canada - Victoria Royals
Royals' Keegan Kanzig Joins Abbotsford Heat - Victoria Royals

Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse
Machine Announces New Partnership with Skyline Chili - Ohio Machine

National Lacrosse League
Playoff Berth at Stake on Saturday - Colorado Mammoth
Minnesota Swarm Set to Begin Jr. Swarm Season this May - Minnesota Swarm
Philadelphia Wings Conduct Furthest Roadtrip of Season - Philadelphia Wings

Other

National Pro Fastpitch
Rebellion Acquire USSSA Pride Shorstop Jenn Salling - Pennsylvania Rebellion

Soccer

Major League Soccer
Major League Soccer Awards Expansion Team to Atlanta - MLS
Rapids Fall in First Match of Generation adidas Cup - Colorado Rapids
Houston Dynamo Launch Under-23 Team - Houston Dynamo
Jaime Villarreal Scores Hat Trick to Lift Galaxy U-18's to 4-1 Win over Chivas Guadalajara - Los Angeles Galaxy
LA Galaxy Back New MLS Club in Atlanta for Success - Los Angeles Galaxy
Ready at a Moment's Notice - New England Revolution
New York Red Bulls Earn First Win of the Season, Defeating Philadelphia, 2-1 - New York Red Bulls
Philadelphia Union Fall on the Road to New York Red Bulls - Philadelphia Union
Tickets on Sale Next Week for Sporting KC Match against Manchester City - Sporting Kansas City

National Women's Soccer League
Flash Sign Spanish Forward Sonia Bermudez - Western New York Flash

North American Soccer League
Silverbacks Issue Statement on MLS Announcement - Atlanta Silverbacks
RailHawks and Capitol Broadcasting Company Expand Broadcast Partnership - Carolina RailHawks
Eddies Ink Television Broadcast Partnership - FC Edmonton

USL PRO
Battery Hosts MLS's New York Red Bulls Reserves - Charleston Battery
Dayton Dutch Lions Sign European Standout - Dayton Dutch Lions
Rhinos 2014 Kickoff Clinic April 16 - Rochester Rhinos


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