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In Case You Missed It: Weekly Baseball, Basketball and Football Franchise Report

OSC Original by Dan Krieger
December 8, 2016 - BASEBALL Southwest League of Professional Baseball: The proposed new SWL announced its team to be based in Waco (TX) will be called the Waco BlueCats when league play begins in 2018. The name comes from the largest species of North American catfish found in the area's Brazos River. Woolies, Mammoths, Peppers and Grackles were other nickname choices under consideration. The team will play at a new 4,000-seat stadium to be built in nearby Bellmead. The Waco team is to be one of six Texas-based teams that will be part o... Full Story

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Pokey Chatman Named as Sixth Head Coach of Indiana Fever

November 18, 2016 - INDIANAPOLIS - Pokey Chatman has been named as head coach of the Indiana Fever, it has been announced by President and General Manager Kelly Krauskopf. The sixth head coach in franchise history, Chatman succeeds Stephanie White who resigned her position after the 2016 season. Chatman, 47, boasts an accomplished record with success at every level of women's basketball. After six seasons as head coach and general manager of the Chicago Sky, Chatman assumes her post with the Fever after leading the Sky to four straight WNBA ... Full Story

Timberwolves & Lynx to Provide Closed Captioning at Home Games

November 2, 2016 - Minneapolis/St. Paul - The Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx today announced that the teams will provide closed captioning at all future home games at Target Center. To celebrate the new technology, the Timberwolves have invited students from the Metro Deaf School to enjoy tomorrow's game against the Denver Nuggets. "We are so glad our new scoreboard has opened up the capability to offer closed captioning for our deaf and hard-of-hearing fans," said Ethan Casson, Timberwolves & Lynx CEO. "We hope this technology will make our... Full Story

Timberwolves & Lynx Announce New Partnership with TCL

October 24, 2016 - Minneapolis/St. Paul - The Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx today announced a new long-term partnership with TCL®, beginning with the 2016-17 Timberwolves season. "We're very excited to welcome TCL to the Timberwolves and Lynx pack," said Timberwolves & Lynx Chief Revenue Officer Ryan Tanke. "It's an exciting time for both of our franchises and great partners like TCL will play a big role as the buzz around our teams continues to grow. TCL is a rapidly growing company looking to bring its global success here to the U.S.... Full Story

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