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  • proper noun baseball The team The Oakland Athletics, previously Kansas City Athletics and Philadelphia Athletics.
  • proper noun US, sports Nickname for many athletic teams whose full name includes "Athletics".


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  • "Our athletics website is a key communications component to reach K-State fans, alumni and friends world-wide," said Athletics

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  • The Commonwealth Games may rate as a second-tier competition when it comes to athletics, but there is no doubting the value of this year's event in New Delhi, according to Athletics - Stuff

  • Government calls for South Africa athletics chief to be fired over lies about Semenya tests Athletics chief under fire for gender test liesJOHANNESBURG - South Africa's government has called for the country's top athletics official to be fired for lying about gender tests done on Caster Semenya.

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  • Her report, prepared at a cost of $913,000, calls for greater oversight of BU's athletics program and criticizes the roles played by DeFleur, basketball coach Kevin Broadus and former Athletics Director Joel Thirer. -

  • John Brown University's director of athletics and volleyball coach Robyn Daugherty announced on Tuesday that she will be stepping down from her coaching role to concentrate on her duties as Director of Athletics at JBU. stories

  • The centerpiece of UT's athletics department was in a tailspin and the man ultimately responsible, Athletics Director Mike Hamilton, had to consider the potential impact of selling less Tennessee merchandise, an increasing number of empty seats at Neyland Stadium and upsetting key, big-money donors. - Top News from The Tennessean, MUSIC CITY U.S.A

  • sports. - 15 hours ago sports. - Urban Meyer is stepping down as coach of the Florida football team, athletics director Jeremy Foley announced is stepping down as head coach of the University of Florida football team, Athletics Director Jeremy Foley A source confirms to Local 6 sports director David Pingalore that Florida head coach Urban Meyer, who Saying he had ignored his health for years,

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  • What about Steve Nash, Spud Webb, John Stockton, etc. Athletics is not all physical, bottom line.

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  • After dropping a 12-inning heartbreaker Tuesday night in Oakland, the Red Sox will try to bounce back in time for Wednesday's matinee as they attempt to stop the Athletics from a three-game sweep in the finale of Boston's West Coast trip.

  • Someone who works hard for their education and then represents their country — it's just a tragedy, said Otterbein Athletics Director Dick Reynolds.

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