league league  /ˈliɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
  2. (n) an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action
  3. (n) an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)
  4. (v) unite to form a league

Usage(s):

  1. Still, the league hasn't been immune to the downturn: about 160 employees in the league office, for example, were either laid off or took buyouts over the past year.
  2. But tomorrow he may well be the boss of the league.
  3. Bolstered by the league's best pitching staff, the Yankees set an American League record with 110 wins, outpacing second-place Philadelphia by 19 games.

News

  1. League hits Bosh with $5K fine for flop in Game 4

    The NBA announced Friday that All-Star Heat forward Chris Bosh has been fined $5,000 for violating the league’s anti-flopping policy during Miami’s 109-93 victory over San Antonio in Game 4 of the Finals on Thursday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. League City's new program with DMV, tax office could ground scofflaws

    League City's new program with DMV, tax office could ground scofflaws Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 10:21 am, Friday, June 14, 2013 On July 1, the city plans to start a new program to collect nearly $1 million in unpaid fines and fees associated with traffic ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. League City to flag drivers with warrants through Scofflaw Program

    LEAGUE CITY, Texas — League City is looking to collect almost $1 million in outstanding fines and fees by flagging vehicles belonging to residents who have outstanding warrants. The League City Municipal Court is beginning the new Scofflaw Program in July that will utilize the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Registration and Titling System. Vehicles belonging to individuals who have ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

Quotes

  1. He said: "I have been offered the opportunity to play in European competition and the Champions League, and especially to be closer to my family. This was not an easy decision for me though and I hope people understand."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lorik Cana Source: The Press Association

  2. Forlan said: "It has been the best year of my career. Winning the Europa League with Atletico Madrid, reaching that final and then reaching another semi-final of the World Cup is just great. But we are still so disappointed because we were so close...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Diego Forlan Source: The Sun

  3. "You look at the teams that have an awful lot of cap space, there could be a lot of power shifting in this league," Minnesota coach Kurt Rambis said.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Kurt Rambis Source: The Associated Press

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