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But more attention was given to Dontrelle Willis, the Marlins’ rookie phenom, not getting the call to pitch.
The Cleveland Heights phenom knows the effects of violence firsthand — the county surrounding his hometown experienced a state-high 168 homicides last year.
Ossoff was catapulted to progressive stardom -- and turned into a fundraising phenom who hauled in $23 million -- in large part due to early support from the liberal blog Daily Kos.
Lupita Nyong’o continues to establish herself as one of the greats, with her performance as the conflicted mother of a young chess phenom in Queen of Katwe, based on the true story of Ugandan chess champion Phiona Mutesi.
Built to Fail, premiering at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Saturday, explores the fashion phenom that has gone from the subcultures of the skate and punk movement to a mainstream $70 billion industry.
And then there is LeBron James, a former preps-to-pros phenom.
Kings: Harry Giles hopes to prove his once can’t-miss status will be rediscovered in NBA Former high school phenom has overcome two major knee injuries in high school, but had an underwhelming season at Duke.
The best part — at least while the season lasts — is that Boyd gets to play a big part in the victory run: He’s transformed into Joe Hardy, a hot young phenom who’s batting over .500 by the show’s second act.
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Definition of phenom for English Language Learners
: a person who is very good at doing something (such as a sport)
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