Last Week around the Leagues
by Fran Stuchbury
March 10, 2020 - XFL (XFL)
This past week the XFL reached the halfway point of its season, the American Hockey League's Springfield Thunderbirds signed a five-year affiliation with the NHL St. Louis Blues and two-time NBA-All Star Forward Zach Randolph joined the Big3 as a member of the Trilogy. Highlights from this week are from the XFL, Canadian Football League, National Lacrosse League, Major League Soccer, United Soccer League Championship, NBA G League, American Hockey League, Western Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Pacific Coast League and Major League Rugby.
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Mega Beer Snake Alert at DC Defenders home game.
XFL Head of Officiating Dean Blandino on how the XFL is promoting diversity in its officiating crews
Canadian football League
'Pinball' Clemons ready to rebuild Toronto Argonauts in 2020
National Lacrosse League
NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz talks about being in Halifax for the game, lacrosse fans, NLL expansion and NLL Sponsors.
Top Five Plays of the Week.
Major League Soccer
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United Soccer League Championship
Forward Madison FC announced a new affiliation agreement today with Chicago Fire FC of Major League Soccer. Under the terms of the partnership, the Flamingos will have the opportunity to receive players on loan and host an exhibition game with the Fire.
Top Five Goals for Week One
National Women's Soccer League
Reign FC revealed its new name and brand identity in advance of its eighth season in the National Women's Soccer League. Reign FC will now be known as OL Reign.The club's new name reflects the deep connection between one of the founding members of the NWSL, Seattle Reign FC, and one of Europe's most iconic football brands, Olympique Lyonnais.
NBA G League
Top Plays of the Week.
Zach Randolph has agreed to become Trilogy's next captain. A two-time NBA All-Star, Randolph was a big part of the Memphis Grizzlies "Grit and Grind" teams. Drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers, Randolph played for five NBA teams and was known for his ferocious post-play and rebounding ability.
American Hockey League
The Springfield Thunderbirds announced that the franchise has signed a five-year affiliation agreement with the NHL Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues. The agreement will begin with the 2020-2021 season and run through the 2024-2025 season.
After the Bridgeport Sound Tigers scored three unanswered goals to tie things up, Terry Broadhurst sealed the win in the shootout.
Western Hockey League
Start your engines - dog race.
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Top Goalie Saves of the month for February.
National Women's Hockey League
A tie in the voting has resulted in a pair of deserving players from the league's top two teams sharing this season's NWHL Most Valuable Player Award: Jillian Dempsey of the Boston Pride, and Allie Thunstrom of the Minnesota Whitecaps. Dempsey led the league in scoring, while Thunstrom was first in goals. Dempsey's linemate McKenna Brand finished third in the voting for MVP.
Pacific Coast League
The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club, on behalf of owners Frank Ward and Masahiro Honzawa, has announced a donation of $100,000 to Music City Inc., the 501c(3) charitable foundation of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. The funds will go towards providing immediate and direct support to families that have been affected by the tornadoes in Nashville.
Every MLB team's top play from their Minor League system in 2019.
Major League Rugby
Week 4 - Top 5 Tries - 1. John Poland from the New England Free Jacks 2. Mason Emerson from the Colorado Raptors 3. Taylor Howden from Houston SaberCats Rugby 4. Doug Fraser from Old Glory DC 5. Danny Tusitala from Old Glory
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