- a major league: He played in both leagues, with four different teams, but he’ll always be remembered most as a Cincinnati Red.
- a minor league: During her tenure as general manager of the league in Florida, eight of her players were promoted to the majors.
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Maya Moore, one of the most decorated champions in the history of the WNBA, went as far as to leave the league last year to successfully help overturn a prisoner’s conviction.NBA players are perfectly positioned to lead a strike|Max Lockie|August 27, 2020|Quartz
He said this time is different because it’s the whole league, rather than one team, weighing the decision.
The Milwaukee Bucks, of all the teams in all the leagues, might seem like an odd place to find the spark for such a historic strike, but they’re not — particularly for a protest about racial justice.Why A Strike For Racial Justice Started With The Milwaukee Bucks And The NBA|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|August 27, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
She leads the league in assist percentage for the second year in a row, while shooting 50-40-90 going into Tuesday night’s games.There’s No WNBA All-Star Game This Year, But We Picked The Rosters Anyway|Howard Megdal|August 26, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
With each such situation, the league has been working out the kinks of its new system.A robot referee can really keep its ‘eye’ on the ball|Kathryn Hulick|August 20, 2020|Science News For Students
But as an American creating a new brand here, and living the daily life of the souk, he seems to be in a league of his own.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, the Anti-Defamation League issued a statement deploring the state GOP for its failure to censure Duke.The Louisiana Racists Who Courted Steve Scalise|Jason Berry|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This initiative had the support of all 22 members of the Arab League, which in and of itself is remarkable.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I spoke to the League of Women Voters, a pretty liberal group... I still went and spoke to them.No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference|Tim Mak|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And as far as security at the screenings goes, League says his theaters have taken the necessary precautions.The Inside Story of How Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Finally Made It to Theaters|Marlow Stern|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We were still one league and a half from the island when the twilight ended and night came on.
The solemn league and covenant burned by the common hangman at London, and afterwards throughout the country.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Another such case is found in the account of the league between Joshua and the princes of the congregation, and the Gibeonites.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
Looked at in its proper light, the Corn-law League is nothing but an abominable conspiracy against labour.
The League Oracle admits that "a repeal would injure the farmer, but not so much as he fears."
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British Dictionary definitions for league (2 of 2)
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see big league; in league with; in the same league.