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Elmont, Long Island Could Be Site of New Soccer Stadium

Monday, January 21, 2013

A New York soccer team, the Cosmos, wants to develop part of Belmont Park - home of Belmont Racetrack, the final leg of the Triple Crown – into a professional soccer stadium.

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The Takeaway

Ultimate Frisbee Goes Pro

Friday, April 20, 2012

For 40 years, students have been tossing the Frisbee back and forth on college campuses in impromptu games of "Ultimate" — a non-contact football-like game where a disc substitutes for a ball. Over the years, the game has gone from pastime to a full-on organized sport with teams competing across the country. Now, ultimate is turning professional — with the establishment of the new American Ultimate Disc League. Raymie Younkin, general manager and head coach of Kentucky's "Bluegrass Revolution", one of the eight new pro teams, joins us to explain why he believes the new league could become this generation's NBA.

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