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November 18, 2019 - BASEBALL Pacific Coast League: The Triple-A PCL's new Wichita-based team, which is the league's relocated New Orleans Baby Cakes team, announced it will be called the Wichita Wind Surge when it starts play in 2020 at a new stadium under construction. The city had a Triple-A team in the former American Association called the Wichita Aeros from 1970 through 1984; a Double-A Texas League team called the Wichita Wranglers from 1987 through 2007; and an independent American Association team called the Wichita Wingnuts from 2... Full Story

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Kirk Walker Named Head Coach of California Commotion

November 18, 2019 - The California Softball Commotion have named Kirk Walker as Head Coach of the newest club to join the ranks of National Pro Fastpitch. Walker will combine the coaching duties with a position as Assistant General Manager for the newly formed team. "We know that assembling this team and being competitive in our first season out, will depend heavily on designating the right person to lead the way," commented Commotion General Manager, Deb Hartwig. "To be able to land a Head Coach with the success, experience and expertise Ki... Full Story

World TeamTennis Players Looking to Make Major Impact on Numerous 2019 Davis Cup Teams

November 18, 2019 - This is a new era for the Davis Cup, featuring a new format that is dramatically different that the previous 118 years of the competition. In the old format, national teams played five best-of-five-sets ties in four weeks over a course of months at world-wide sites. Now, the Davis Cup moves to condense the World Group to four rounds of three best-of-three matches at a neutral location. There are 18 nations competing in the Davis Cup at La Caja Magica in Madrid, Spain. The event takes place from November 18 to 24. Th... Full Story

Haylie Wagner Signs for the 2020 NPF Season

November 15, 2019 - ROSEMONT, Ill. - The Chicago Bandits have come to terms with southpaw Haylie Wagner on a 1-year deal, the club announced Friday afternoon. The former University of Michigan Wolverine started her professional career with the Pennsylvania Rebellion (NPF 2013-2017). She made 41 starts for the Rebellion and served as one of the team's most-utilized arms. Wagner joined the Bandits as a free agent following the Rebellion's dissolution in January 2017, signing a two-year contract extension on Oct. 2, 2017. "Haylie's char... Full Story

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