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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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ESPN's Wednesday doubleheaders -- mostly at 8 and 10:30 p.m.
The league will also have six Saturday doubleheaders in order to speed up the duration of the eliminations due to Gilas Pilipinas' stint in the FIBA World Cup in late-August.
The nationals will be up against top-ranked and defending champion Japan today and face another doubleheader game on Wednesday as they play against host Indonesia and 2014 Asian Games first runner-up Chinese Taipei.
As you indicate, in a game played on May 30, 1904, Chance was hit by a pitch five times in a doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds.
Roseburg 9, South Eugene 8; South Eugene 6, Roseburg 3: The Axemen (8-10, 6-5) split a doubleheader with the Indians (10-8, 6-5) on Saturday in a Southwestern Conference matchup.
One 1899 doubleheader of note was played on September 24 in St.
"We are sure that the doubleheader will deliver some explosive, memorable action in a very special atmosphere..
Holy Cross 7, Lafayette 1; Holy Cross 9, Lafayette 0: The visiting Crusaders allowed just five hits and no earned runs, while scoring 16 runs of their own in a doubleheader sweep of the Leopards.
Now attention turns to the battle for top-flight survival with an EBL Division One doubleheader taking centre stage this weekend.
LEICESTER must maintain pressure on Heineken Cup Pool Five leaders Ulster when they launch their doubleheader against Montpellier at Welford Road today.
The term "doubleheader," apparently, derived from the railroad's name for attaching two locomotives to the head of a train.
On the heels of the most-watched NBA regular season in Turner Broadcasting's 26 years of airing NBA basketball, TNT tipped off the 2009-10 season with its most-watched doubleheader since Feb.
The FOX doubleheader game (mostly Redskins-Giants) was the most-watched Week 1 Sunday game on record with 25.1 million viewers (Nielsen average viewer records date back to 1987).
This coming season was Arkansas' year to participate, but it has been reported now that Mississippi State instead of Arkansas will play DePaul in Tampa, Fla., as part of a doubleheader with Florida also playing a Big East team.