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Without a school athletic field, the Power Center Academy rugby team practices in a city park nearby, changing clothes in the dugout next to a baseball backstop. Christopher Blank/WKNO hide caption

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An Inner-City Team Is Putting U.S. Rugby On The Map

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Noah Syndergaard of the New York Mets pitched Friday night against the Kansas City Royals during Game Three of the World Series in the Queens borough of New York City. Mike Stobe/Getty Images hide caption

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Public Libraries Exchange Friendly Fire On Twitter Over World Series

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Heading Into Game 3, A Break Down Of The World Series So Far

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New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard throws before Game 2 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Game 3 is Friday night in New York. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Doing More With Less: How The Mets Found Success In Youth, Discipline And Luck

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Johnny Cueto of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch in the third inning Wednesday night against the New York Mets in Game Two of the 2015 World Series in Kansas City. Jamie Squire/Getty Images hide caption

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter (right), seen here with UEFA President Michel Platini after he was re-elected in May, says Platini's European federation has sought to undermine him. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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It's Never Too Late To Say You're Sorry

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Devlin D'Zmura, a news manager at daily fantasy sports company DraftKings on Sept. 9. Customers of the two biggest daily fantasy sports websites — DraftKings and FanDuel — filed at least four lawsuits against the sites in October 2015. The customers accused the sites of cheating, and argued they wouldn't have played had they known employees with insider knowledge were playing on rival sites. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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States Should Get Into The Sports Gambling Game

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In this photo from July 13, 2011, Abby Wambach celebrates scoring her side's second goal during a semifinal match against France at the Women's World Cup in Germany. Wambach, the leading career scorer, male or female, in international soccer, announced her retirement from soccer today. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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