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OSC Original by Dan Krieger
July 26, 2016 - BASEBALL Carolina League: The city of Fayetteville (NC) announced it will move forward on a memorandum of understanding with Major League Baseball's Houston Astros to build a new downtown ballpark for a possible team in the high Class-A Carolina League. The league's Myrtle Beach Pelicans team was renamed the Myrtle Beach Mermen for one game this week. The Myrtle Beach Mermen is the name of a fictional team in an HBO series called Eastbound and Down. California League: The San Bernardino-based Inland Empire 66... Full Story

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Empire Unable to Pull off United Bowl Upset, Fall 55-34

July 23, 2016 - SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Empire went on the road for the 2016 IFL United Bowl Championship and were unable to pull off the upset in their inaugural season as they fell to the Sioux Falls Storm by a final of 55-34 at the Denny Sanford Premiere Center. The Empire struck first as quarterback Charles Dowdell found receiver J.J. Hayes before the Spokane defense held the Storm to a failed 29-yard field goal attempt on their opening possession. The Sioux Falls defense then came up with a key stop to avoid a two score deficit... Full Story

Stout Defense Leads Sharks Past KISS, 46-32

July 23, 2016 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks forced four stops on defense and scored on their first six offensive possessions, as that combined team effort led to a 46-32 victory in front of 11,840 on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday night. The Jacksonville (6-9) defense changed the tone of the game with back-to-back defensive stops in the first half. With the score tied at seven late in the first quarter, Los Angeles (7-8) faced a fourth-and-10 from the Sharks' 12-yard line. As the Sharks'... Full Story

Injuries Plague LA KISS, Fall to Sharks 46-32

July 23, 2016 - Jack linebacker Terrance led the LA KISS defense with nine total tackles (seven solo) and one interception. Fredrick Obi added nine tackles. For Jacksonville, Greig Reed led the way with 16 tackles, while Jackson LaRoch added 11 more. In the first quarter, each team found the end zone once. The LA KISS opened the scoring on a three-yard Thomas-to-Wilson touchdown and the LA KISS took a 7-0 lead with 9:43 left in the quarter. Less than two minutes later, Jacksonville countered when Robustelli caught an 18-yard touchdown fr... Full Story

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