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Synonyms for doubleheader

two games instead of one (especially in baseball when the same two teams play two games on the same day)

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Devils have won five successive matches and have closed in on the leaders, but have to collect points from their Scottish double-header.
The Londoner, who won the Knockhill double-header 12 months ago, already leads this year's title race by 45 points from the Kawaski of Kendal's James Ellison.
Tickets are still available, although selling fast, for Monday, May 28, and Wednesday, May 30, but we are sold out for our remaining double-header this Friday," he said.
The three double-headers, scheduled to be played at Hyderabad, have also been shifted.
THE town of Ayr is putting on a sporting double-header tomorrow week when afternoon racing is followed by Ayr United hosting a Manchester United XI in the evening.
BEES have confirmed this weekend's clash with Doncaster Knights will be a double-header, league and cup match.
The Bulldogs can set up a potential Midland Division title-decider against table-toppers Northampton if they can win both fixtures in tomorrow's double-header against Soar Valley Blue Sox at Old Halesonian Field (noon).
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney admits he's excited about their big double-header this week against Celtic and Chelsea.
When the New York Yankees' August 29th game against the Detroit Tigers was rained out and rescheduled as a day-night double-header the very next day, Harvard Maintenance had less than 20 hours to arrange for Yankee Stadium to be brought back into game condition between games, while moving one crowd out and another crowd in.
DOUBLE-HEADER Tyler hopes to continue his acting career and become a professional baseball player.
But second-seeded Los Alamitos (12-1) made it clear very early it wasn't going to participate in a double-header of upsets.
Losing a double-header 18-0 appears not as shameful for the president as it would be for the Atlanta Braves.
DALLAS -- Coverage is Part of a Double-Header Featuring FC Barcelona vs.
The race in Mexico forms a double-header with the United States Grand Prix in late October-early November.
Gateshead Thunder managing director Keith Christie welcomed the double-header, saying: "It is great news that we are able to stage such an important game at Kingston Park.