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Something to Celebrate

July 16, 2020

Americans call it soccer. But fans worldwide know the sport as football. Players are finally back on the field after most games were suspended in March because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here, Youri Tielemans (center), of England’s Leicester City club,…

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Name Change

July 6, 2020

The Cleveland, Ohio, Major League Baseball team has been known as the Cleveland Indians since 1915. But that might change soon. On July 3, the organization announced it’s considering new names. “We are committed to engaging our community. . .…

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Baseball Returns

June 24, 2020

Back in March, the Major League Baseball (MLB) season was put on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, the league announced its comeback. The season is set to begin in late July and run until September 27. It…

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Back to the Races

May 18, 2020

The engines were the only sound at the Darlington Raceway, in South Carolina, when NASCAR returned on Sunday. No fans were in the stadium to cheer for the 40 drivers and their crews. The event was called the Real Heroes…

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Empty Stadiums

May 6, 2020

Professional baseball players in South Korea returned to the field on May 5. For weeks, the season had been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. So this opening day was unusual. That’s because no fans were allowed into the stadiums.…

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Olympics Postponed

March 24, 2020

The 2020 Summer Olympic Games, in Tokyo, Japan, will be postponed for about a year. This is because of the coronavirus pandemic. That announcement was made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday, March 24. The IOC said the…

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All-Star Face-Off

February 21, 2020

Basketball stars came together in Chicago, Illinois, on February 16. They were there for the NBA All-Star Game. The game has been played every year since 1951. Teams are made of the NBA’s top players. This year, Team LeBron played…

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New Heights

October 24, 2019

Movies about rock climbing show people reaching the highest peaks in the world. But you don’t need to climb a mountain to feel the excitement. Climbing gyms are opening across the United States. The sport is growing more popular by…

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On the Ball

September 12, 2019

Major League Baseball (MLB) has a home-run problem. The number of home runs increased sharply in 2015 and has continued to rise. In 2017, batters hit 6,105 homers, setting a new record. This year’s number will be even higher. Batters…

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Big Winners

August 30, 2019

The Little League World Series began on August 15. Sixteen teams traveled to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to take part. On August 25, the Eastbank team, from Louisiana, won the championship game. They beat Curaçao 8–0 and became World Champions. After losing…