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Adams Morgan School Gets New Soccer Field Thanks To UAE, Manchester City

The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates and the Manchester City Football Club have teamed up to turn a barren stretch of dirt outside of Marie-Reed Elementary School in Adams Morgan into a world-class soccer field.

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Baseball Isn't Dead; It Just Takes More Work To Appreciate

For years, non-baseball experts have been ringing the death knell for this game. But sports commentator Frank Deford says popular team games are so deeply ingrained in our culture that they're here to stay.
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Notre Dame, Louisville Triumph To Round Off Final Four

The Fighting Irish rallied to beat the Blue Devils 87-76, while giant-killing Louisville beat No. 2 seed Tennessee 86-78. They face rivals Connecticut and California, respectively, in New Orleans on Sunday.
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UConn And Cal Punch First Two Tickets To Women's Final Four

The Connecticut Huskies are going to a record sixth-straight Final Four. California is in the Final Four for the first time. Tuesday night, the other two slots will be filled.
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Fans Welcome Back Nats On Opening Day

The day was dreary, but fans young and old turned out in numbers to see their beloved Nationals kick off what is widely expected to be the team's most promising season since returning to Washington.

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Baseball Begins In The Shadow Of March Madness

Fans are returning to Major League Baseball parks for a new season. Let's take a break from the intensity of college basketball's March Madness, and talk about the beginning of the long and winding Major League Baseball season.

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