The word league is a noun. League means (1) an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members, (2) an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action, (3) an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles).
League is also a verb that means (1) unite to form a league.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word league.
This is the official site of Major League Baseball. The site contains links to all the major and minor teams, a scoreboard, standings, stats, schedule, players, news, a fantasy site, photos, a store for purchasing baseball items, and more. Users can purchase tickets on the site and check on televised games. There are also links to baseball history and an online auction.
The National Hockey League was founded in Canada in 1917. The website contains a full history of both hockey and the NHL and the origins of the Stanley Cup, which has been given to the winning NHL team since 1892. Viewers can also see team rankings, information about players, teams, scores, games, fantasy hockey, hall of fame, the shop, and much more.
This is the website for the NFL whose headquarters are in New York City. On the site, users can find out just about anything to do with American football from its earliest history in 1800s to the present day standings, teams, and players. This site also provides information about upcoming games, scores, schedules, rules, and the Super Bowl and how to get tickets to it.
Baseball was introduced during the early 1800s and soon caught fire with the public. In 1858, baseball was institutionalized by the National Association of Base Ball Players.
Professional hockey was introduced in 1917 with four Canadian teams: the Montreal Canadiens, the Montreal Wanderers, the Ottawa Senators, and the Quebec Bulldogs.
Dartmouth College, located in Hanover, New Hampshire, is a highly selective, ivy league college. It was founded in 1769. There are 4100 undergraduates and 1600 graduate students at Dartmouth which includes students at the Medical School. The website provides details about the school and its history, visiting, and application procedure.
Princeton University, located in Princeton, N.J., is a highly selective Ivy League University. It was chartered in 1746 by the British, as the College of New Jersey. There are approximately 4,700 undergraduates at Princeton and 700 full time faculty. Princeton is an NCAA Division I school.
Penn is a highly selective, private, ivy league university, located in Philadelphia. Penn has nearly 10,000 students and 4,200 faculty members. Besides the School of Arts and Sciences, Penn is home to the Wharton School of Business, a Law School, a Medical School, a Veterinary School, a Nursing School, and the Annenberg School for Communication.
The Architectural League of New York presents architecture and urban planning examples from around the globe. Includes illustrated reports on five diverse international cities.
Yale University, located in New Haven, Connecticut, has its origins in the Colonial days of America. There are over 5300 undergraduates, 6000 graduate students, and a faculty of 3333. Yale is a highly selective Ivy League school with programs in art, architecture, divinity, medicine, and law, among others. The website provides information about visiting and applying.
The following articles provide recent league-related news.
Urawa Reds advanced to the semifinals of the Asian Champions League on away goals Tuesday after their quarterfinal tie with Shanghai SIPG ended in a ...
Japan Times. Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019 22:19:44 +0900.
Britney Taylor, the woman who sued Antonio Brown and accused him of sexual assault, is reportedly meeting with NFL officials as the league investigates the allegations against Brown. ...
CBS News. Monday, 16 Sep 2019 15:36:37 -0400.
In his first public rally since being shut out of Italy's government, League leader Matteo Salvini has defiantly pledged to force a referendum on the nation's proportional electoral system.
Irish Independent. Monday, 16 Sep 2019 02:30:00 +0100.
Several major central banks have cut the benchmark interest rate and injected stimulus in order to restore growth. The latest one in this league is the European Central Bank.
Nalak Das. Zacks. Friday, 13 Sep 2019 11:12:00 GMT.
Matteo Salvini's bid for power saw him lose his place in government, but the head of the populist League thrives in opposition. Italian politics specialist Daniele Albertazzi explains why it's too soon to write Salvini off.
The Local. Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019 15:22:10 +0200.