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Monsters One Win from Calder Cup Finals After 4-0 Win over Reign

CLEVELAND - After taking games one and two on Saturday and Sunday in California, Cleveland's Lake Erie Monsters defeated the defending Calder Cup Champions, the Ontario Reign, by a 4-0 score on Tuesday at The Q in Game 3 of the AHL's Western Conference Finals. With the win, the Monsters extended their lead in the best-of-seven series against the Reign to 3-0 and, with a victory in Thursday's Game 4 in Cleveland, can advance to the Calder Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history. ... Full Story

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Nailers Win Eastern Conference Title in Game Seven

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC- For the first time since 1993, Wheeling, West Virginia is going to the ECHL's Championship Series. On Tuesday night, the Wheeling Nailers broke a 2-2 tie with three goals in a span of 4:39 during the early stages of the third period, as they defeated the South Carolina Stingrays, 5-2 in game seven of the Eastern Conference Final. Jarrett Burton netted his third game winning goal of the series, while three other players chipped in with multiple points. For the first time in the series, the first period featured non-stop action and plenty of scoring. The Nailers got on t... Full Story

Chiefs Blast Knights, 10-6, in Opener

Syracuse, NY - The Syracuse Chiefs topped the Charlotte Knights, 10-6, on Tuesday night. Matt den Dekker went 4 for 4 with a walk as the Chiefs tallied 14 hits in the win. Syracuse's seven doubles were its most as a team since May of 2013. Syracuse (23-20) took an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning. With one out, Jason Martinson singled into right field, and Caleb Ramsey followed with a double to left field, setting up runners on second and third with one out. Charlotte starter Jacob Turner then retired Pedro Severino to get the second out, scoring Martinson. Charlotte (23... Full Story

Balanced Offensive Attack Highlights Win

The Hens were back in town Tuesday night to take on the visiting Durham Bulls on a beautiful night at Fifth Third field. Getting the nod for Toledo was left hander Chad Bell, who was looking for his second win of the season. On the mound for the Bulls was a familiar face, as former Hen Adam Wilk took the ball against his former squad. Wilk was in for a rude awakening from the get go on the bump as the Toledo bats sizzled in the first. Dixon machado singled to center to get things rolling, and came all the way around to score on a scorching triple off the bat of Chad Huffman. The three bagge... Full Story

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Most Popular Teams on OSC

The following minor league and alternative professional sports teams on OurSports Central have been viewed the most over the last seven days:
  1. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  2. Wheeling Nailers - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. El Paso Coyotes - Major Arena Soccer League (MASL)
  4. Portland Pirates - American Hockey League (AHL)
  5. Southern Illinois Miners - Frontier League (FL)
  6. Ontario Reign - American Hockey League (AHL)
  7. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Hershey Bears - American Hockey League (AHL)
  9. Springfield Falcons - American Hockey League (AHL)
  10. Nashville - United Soccer League (USL)


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Minor Leagues on OSC

OurSports Central provides coverage of select alternative and minor league professional sports leagues in addition to the top junior hockey leagues and college wood bat baseball leagues:

BASEBALL
Affiliated Minor League Baseball
ApL, AzFL, AzL, CalL, CarL, EL, FSL, GCL, IL, ML, MWL, NWL, NYPL, PCL, PL, SAL, SL, TL
College Wood Bat Baseball
Alaska, Cape Cod, Coastal Plain, FCBL, GLSCL, GWL, NECBL, Northwoods, PGCBL, Prospect, TCL, WCL, WMBL
Independent Minor League Baseball
AA, AtL, Can-Am, FL, PA, Pecos

BASKETBALL
Men's Minor League Basketball
D-League, NBL Canada
Women's Basketball
WNBA

FOOTBALL
Indoor/Arena Football
AFL, AIF, CIF, IFL
Outdoor Football
CFL, FXFL

HOCKEY
Junior Hockey
NAHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL
Minor League Hockey
AHL, ECHL, FHL, SPHL
Women's Hockey
NWHL

LACROSSE
Indoor Lacrosse
NLL
Outdoor Lacrosse
MLL

OTHER
Other Sports
PFL, PRO Rugby
Other Women's
NPF, WTT

SOCCER
Indoor Soccer
IPL, MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, NASL, USL
Women's Soccer
NWSL