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 National League West - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National League West Division is one of Major League Baseball's six divisions.
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 National Party of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The NPS was formed by the amalgamation of GUSNA with the Scots National League, Lewis Spence's Scots National Movement and the Scottish Home Rule Movement.
The National Party of Scotland (NPS) was formed in 1928 after John MacCormick of the Glasgow University Scottish Nationalist Association (GUSNA) called a meeting of all those favouring the establishment of a party favouring Scottish independence.
There was another National Party of Scotland formed in the 1950s as a breakaway from the SNP.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Party_of_Scotland   (355 words)

  
 National Lacrosse League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is the professional league of men's indoor lacrosse in North America.
The NLL was formed in 1997 from the Major Indoor Lacrosse League (MILL), with the decision to move from league ownership of all teams to individual team ownership.
Unlike other lacrosse leagues, which play in the summer, the NLL plays its games in the winter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Lacrosse_League   (563 words)

  
 National League Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National League cup was first held in 2002 as was part of the redevelopment of the Northern Ford Premiership competition - 18 teams took part.
The 2003 and 2004 competitions were for the 20 clubs in the new National Leagues One and Two.
The National League Cup is a rugby league competition for clubs in Great Britain's National Leagues.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_League_Cup   (407 words)

  
 National Football League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The league was formed in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association, which adopted the name "National Football League" in 1922.
The founding of the United States Football League in the early '80s was the biggest challenge to the NFL in the post-merger era.
The next year 1969, another American Football League team, the Buffalo Bills were the first professional football team of the modern era to begin the season with a black, James Harris as their starting quarterback.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Football_League   (4895 words)

  
 National Basketball League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Basketball League was a professional basketball league in the United States from 1937 to 1949.
Instead they remained in the National Industrial Basketball League (NIBL), which in 1961 became the National AAU Basketball League (NABL).
The NBL lasted 12 years before merging with the three-year-old Basketball Association of America in 1949 which was renamed the National Basketball Association.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Basketball_League   (279 words)

  
 National Soccer League (Australia) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Soccer League, or NSL, was the former national soccer (association football) competition in Australia, overseen by Soccer Australia and later the Australian Soccer Association.
A new league — the Hyundai A-League — commenced in August 2005.
The league was described as "semi-professional", with many players holding down day jobs and earning salaries considerably lower than those in the AFL or major rugby clubs, let alone those of the best-known players in Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Soccer_League_(Australia)   (573 words)

  
 National Rugby League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Rugby League is the result of a joint venture between two competitions which co-existed in the season of 1997- the Australian Rugby League (ARL) and Super League.
Having said that, the NRL tends to refer to merged entities St George Illawarra Dragons and Wests Tigers as having been established in 1999 and 2000 respectively, rather than viewing their histories as a continuation (which would see them established in 1921 and 1908 respectively).
The Australian Rugby League competition ran from 1995 to 1997 and was the direct successor to the New South Wales Rugby League competition, which ran from 1908 to 1994.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Rugby_League   (1406 words)

  
 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1912 National League
In an effort to eliminate the possibility of home team's ball boys influencing which ones are used for each team's turn at bat, the National League installed small boxes near home plate to supply the umpires directly.
In response to the demand for an alternative way to statistically rate pitchers, the National League elected to officially score the Earned Run Average for the first time.
One of baseball's original cathedrals, Boston's Fenway Park, (built at a cost of $350,000) was formally dedicated as the visiting White Sox beat the Red pair 5-2 before a capacity crowd.
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1912n.shtml   (1406 words)

  
 National League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National League was formed in 1876 when six of the strongest teams of the National Association withdrew from that organization (effectively killing it) to form a new league with stronger executive authority.
Through the 2005 season, National League teams have won 41 and lost 60 of the 101 World Series played, although the Nationals have a rather better percentage of 28 and 34 in Series where the New York Yankees were not involved.
The National League and American Association participated in an early version of the World Series seven times during their ten-year coexistence, though the series were only exhibition games arranged by the teams involved.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_League   (1723 words)

  
 National Forensic League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to the National Forensic League, any High School participating student who has attained 25 points, then becomes a member of the Organization.
While the National Speech and Debate Tournament and the qualifying District Competitions are hosted by the NFL, most forensics tournaments during the school year operate under the auspices of other organizations.
Founded May 25, 1925, the NFL hosted the first national high school speech tournament in 1930 with 49 schools from 17 states.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Forensics_League   (608 words)

  
 National Forensic League points - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National Forensic League points (NFL points) are employed in the scoring system used by the National Forensic League to rank competitors' lifetime progress, and to determine how many competitors a school may register in an NFL District Tournament.
Points earned at NFL District Tournaments and the NFL National Tournament are not subject to the 750-point cap.
It should be noted that NFL pins are by no means ubiquitous; some competitors in some areas are more likely to wear them; other competitors in other areas may abstain from them, and even consider them to be mildly pretentious.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Forensic_League_Points   (409 words)

  
 National League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National League in 1876 consisted of eight teams, six of which were previously members of the defunct National Association.
The term National League generally refers to the organization more properly referred to as the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, the older (founded on February 2, 1876) of the two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada.
There are also the National Hockey League, the major league of ice hockey in the United States and Canada, and the National Football League, the major league of American football.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_League   (409 words)

  
 Indian National League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indian National League an Islamic political party in India, mainly active in the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
INL is a splinter-group of Indian Union Muslim League.
In the Tamil Nadu state assembly elections in 2001 INL was an ally of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indian_National_League   (409 words)

  
 National League Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National League cup was first held in 2002 as was part of the redevelopment of the Northern Ford Premiership competition - 18 teams took part.
The 2003 and 2004 competitions were for the 20 clubs in the new National Leagues One and Two.
The National League Cup is a rugby league competition for clubs in Great Britain's National Leagues.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_League_Cup   (389 words)

  
 Rugby League National Leagues - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cup competition, the National League Cup, is played for by all clubs in Leagues one and Two; in 2005 four League Three clubs were also admitted, in 2006 five League Three teams have been admitted.
The NCL is an amateur league now confined to the traditional areas of the game, though London Skolars and Hemel Stags have played in the competition in the past (as have the now defunct Nottingham City and Northampton Knights).
The Pennine League is a regional league run by BARLA with teams mostly based in Yorkshire that is one of the feeder leagues to the NCL.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rugby_League_National_Leagues   (910 words)

  
 National Basketball League (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nor is it to be confused with the National Basketball League (Australia).
This league isn't to be confused with the National Basketball League of the 1930s and 1940s.
The National Basketball League that was based in Canada lasted only one and a half seasons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Basketball_League_(Canada)   (241 words)

  
 National League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National League was formed in 1876 when six of the strongest teams of the National Association withdrew from that organization (effectively killing it) to form a new league with stronger executive authority.
The National League and American Association participated in an early version of the World Series seven times during their ten-year coexistence, though the series were only exhibition games arranged by the teams involved.
Through the 2005 season, National League teams have won 41 and lost 60 of the 101 World Series played, although the Nationals have a rather better percentage of 28 and 34 in Series where the New York Yankees were not involved.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_League   (1717 words)

  
 Workers' Education and the National Urban League
This was a response to the unanimous passage of a resolution, introduced by League workers, recommending the inclusion in workers' education of the study of races and nationalities and their relationship to the labor movement.
There was an "invasion of white workers" and the League saw its task as assisting blacks to hold onto the jobs customarily held by their group (National Urban League, 1929).
League efforts in these early years focused on racial "adjustment"--for African-Americans this meant the development of acceptable behavior, dress, and language; cooperation, and the adoption of "a longer view of things;" for whites, it meant the development of a fairer attitude towards blacks and the acknowledgement of their contributions and potential (Parris and Brooks, 1971).
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 FA National League System Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The cup is contested by representative sides from leagues at level 4 of the National League System as organized prior to the 2004 restructuring, that is roughly at the county level or tenth overall tier of the English football league system.
The FA National League System Cup is a new football competition run by The Football Association.
The second final was held on May 7, 2006 at Cambridge United's Abbey Road Stadium, and saw the Cambridgeshire County League and Isle of Man Football League compete.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/FA_National_League_System_Cup   (265 words)

  
 National Socialist League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Socialist League was a short lived political movement in the United Kingdom immediately before the Second World War.
The leaders claimed that the League had been formed because BUF leader Oswald Mosley refused to make Adolf Hitler the main inspiration instead of Benito Mussolini, although Mosley contended that the three had simply been sacked from their paid posts in the BUF as part of a cost-cutting exercise.
The NSL was formed in 1937 by William Joyce, John Beckett and John Angus MacNab as a splinter group from the British Union of Fascists.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Socialist_League   (265 words)

  
 Nazism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As the National Socialist in the name NSDAP suggests, the party's primary motivation was to incorporate previously international resources into the Reich by force, rather than by trade (compare to the international socialism as practiced by the Soviet Union and the COMECON trade organization).
The Nazi rationale was heavily invested in the militarist belief that great nations grow from military power, which in turn grows "naturally" from "rational, civilized cultures." Hitler's calls appealed to disgruntled German Nationalists, eager to save face for the failure of World War I, and to salvage the militaristic nationalist mindset of that previous era.
Under Hitler, ethnic nationalism and racism were joined together through an ideology of militarism to serve his goals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nazism   (265 words)

  
 Socialist
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 France national rugby league team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The French national rugby league team are often nicknamed les chanteclairs, after the cockerel which is the emblem of the team or as les tricolores.
The game of rugby league suffered in France during the Second World War, as the French Rugby Union authorities worked with the collaborating Vichy regime to have rugby league banned.
Many players and officials of the sport were punished, whilst all of the assets of the rugby league and its clubs were handed over to the union.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/France_national_rugby_league_team   (581 words)

  
 National Hockey League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The league vowed to install what it dubbed "cost certainty" for its teams, but the National Hockey League Players Association countered that the move was little more than a euphemism for a salary cap, which the union initially said it would not accept.
The first was a strike by the National Hockey League Players Association in April 1992 which lasted for 10 days, but the strike was settled quickly and all affected games were rescheduled.
It is the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/NHL   (2946 words)

  
 National Lacrosse League (1974-75) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Philadelphia Wings in this league is not related to the modern Philadelphia Wings of the modern National Lacrosse League.
The National Lacrosse League was a lacrosse league that lasted two seasons: 1974 and 1975.
It is not related to the modern National Lacrosse League.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Lacrosse_League_(1974-75)   (110 words)

  
 National League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National League was formed in 1876 when six of the strongest teams of the National Association withdrew from that organization (effectively killing it) to form a new league with stronger executive authority.
The National League and American Association participated in an early version of the World Series seven times during their ten-year coexistence, though the series were only exhibition games arranged by the teams involved.
Through the 2005 season, National League teams have won 41 and lost 60 of the 101 World Series played, although the National League have a rather better percentage of 28 and 34 in Series where the New York Yankees were not involved.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_League   (1756 words)

  
 National League (cricket) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National League, currently sponsored as the Pro 40 League and formerly the totesport League, is the one-day cricket league for first class cricket counties in England.
The Scottish national team cricket team took part until the League was renamed in 2006 and the C and G Trophy was restructured.
Unlike in first-class cricket, the counties involved incorporate nicknames into their official names for the National League.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_League_(cricket)   (221 words)

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