Originally posted on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 7/16/14
There are hundreds of professional sports leagues overseas that no one has heard of, but what about the unknown American leagues? Our beautiful country boasts one of the best and most commercially valuable under-the-radar professional sports circuits, including the following eight leagues that you had no idea existed:   Major League Roller Hockey Major League Roller Hockey was created in 1998 after Roller Hockey International dissolved. The league seeks to draw former prep, college and semi-pro hockey players and is filled with mostly Americans, Canadians and European players. While the league supports international teams as well, the main competition comes from 15 American teams. A full size indoor hockey rink is used for regular season play but outdoor rinks are used for specialty tournaments. If this video doesn’t make you want to play roller hockey, you’re not human:   Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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