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Sports CompetitionsPlay
Refer to specific sport types when discussing leagues to avoid confusion. SlideHe plays for a football league, not a hockey league.
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Team StandingPlay
Use 'league' to discuss the ranking or position of a team within its group. SlideTheir team is leading the league this season.
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Cultural IdentityPlay
The term 'league' can be cultural, often associated with national pride in sports. SlideMajor League Baseball is an important part of American culture.